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what happens inside the computer when i attach a file? [on hold]

For example when i want to send an email with attachment or decide to upload a file to xyz online storage. I want to know what happens inside the computer during this process of file upload. i mean at ...
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How can I find a message by Message-ID in Gmail?

For archival purposes, I am storing a list of emails. I would like to be able to later find a particular message in my Gmail account. A unique message identifier is its Message-ID. However Gmail does ...
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How to let Google Mail forget a name and e-mail address association?

In Google Apps I re-issued the e-mail address of a former colleague to a new colleague with the same first name (our format is firstname@domain), but now every time I want to compose a message to the ...
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@gmail account sending through @gmail account [duplicate]

I'm trying to help a non-profit streamline their tasks. The president doesn't use a mail client but has his personal @gmail.com set up as a client for his biz and other work. He'd like to be able ...
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Accented URL in facebook page information

I'm trying to setting up a page in Facebook, but when inserting the website url (www.associazionecreattività.it) Facebook tells me that it is not valid; same thing for the email address. I think that ...
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How to find out what somebody's email address is without being connected to Facebook

If you have no way of being able to connect to Facebook but there is someone you need to contact, is there any other way of finding out what their e-mail address is?
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Exporting Gmail to local Outlook PST

I need to export out emails from Gmail to an Outlook PST file and it seems slow using this method—Outlook and IMAP/POP3 are kinda slow on archiving. Is there any other method than going through POP3 ...
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How can I get GMail to make the default address I'm sending an email from be the same as the To address in a reply?

I have two email addresses that I use with GMail, let's call them personal@gmail.com and me@mycompany.com, the latter is integrated with SMTP and POP. When I want to send an email I can choose which ...
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Random domain (and not just username) temporary email service [closed]

I need a temporary email to register on one web service and not to receive spam later. But the thing is that they block emails from all known temporary and public email services. Is there a temporary ...
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How to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications except friend requests and personal messages?

Is there a way to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications, except friend requests and personal messages? In the Account Settings → Notifications → Email section there are 2 options: All ...
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How can I prevent Gmail from formatting our order numbers as IP addresses

We send out e-mails to our customers containing an order number. Unfortunately Gmail thinks these numbers are IP addresses and turns them into hyperlinks: In a regular e-mail-client: Your order ...
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Gmail forward set “reply-to” header

Is there anyway I can froward all emails from a Gmail account to a number of other e-mail accounts and then setting the reply-to (or from) header as the Gmail's account? So multiple people can use ...
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How can I send out email updates from a private Blogger blog when adding new posts?

I am setting up a blog using Blogger that needs to remain private. I understand that a private blog cannot have an RSS feed or use feedburner for email notifications. I am wondering what other ...
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Can I set an e-mail to send on a timer within Gmail?

It's a business related e-mail, and I want it to get to the person before I wake up in the morning, but I don't want their first impression of me to be that I was awake at 3am sending e-mails. Is ...
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Sharing notification mails from Dropbox

Quick question. Right now, when I send a bunch of people a link that I'm sharing from Dropbox, I don't get any "talkback" email confirming that the link was sent, and none of the people I'm sending ...
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Tagging in email or mobile view

My Google group has the option "require at least one tag" enabled, and in desktop view users cannot post without a tag. However, in mobile view: The option to tag is not even displayed on the new ...
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Restrict Google Apps / Office 365 access from home

I am looking to move my small business off of POP email to something hosted. I have looked at Google Apps for Business and Office 365 but one crucial roadblock remains unanswered: How can I restrict ...
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Add existing Gmail account to an existing Google account

I have created a Google account using a Microsoft email, Hotmail in particular. Let's say that this account is google_account@hotmail.com. I also have a separate Gmail account, let's say it's ...
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I am changing my email address from Comcast to Gmail and need to email everyone who ever emailed me

I know this will not be an easy task, but a friend informed me that he used a service that emailed everyone who ever emailed him at a college email address to notify them of his new email address. I ...
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How to select all messages that contain the same string in Yahoo Mail

I need to select all the messages in my inbox that I got from Facebook, in my Yahoo! Mail account I would like to select all the messages that contain the string "book" in the subject field for ...
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Migrating POP to IMAP with outlook and Gmail, which way will it sync?

I have a Google apps for domain which I run my emails though using outlook 2010 to access the emails with POP. I'm looking to migrate my existing POP account to IMAP, I have found this guide which ...
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Automatically pick sending account based on recipient domain in gmail.com

I have multiple accounts linked to my Gmail.com account, so that when I click Compose in the web app, I can choose one out of a few "From" addresses. Is there a way to make it pick a "From" address ...
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I can't access my Aol.com mail account

I use my aol mail account as a backup for my gmail account. My gmail account forwards all mail to aolmail. Every once in a while I delete some of my aol mail to make room for more, as I changed my ...
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Automate sending emails from gmail

I very often want to send emails from gmail with only slight modifications of the body and subject (maybe changing the person's name) to 10 or 20 people (usually customers). I try different subject ...
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Is it possible to modify outgoing mail headers in Gmail?

Is there any way to modify the mail headers in an outgoing message sent using Gmail? I'm interested in doing this to add an "Approved:" header to a Mailman announcements-only list (reference).
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How to add “On behalf of” in Gmail

I have always previously use this, but for some reason now in Google I can't add a custom email address and send the email's via googles servers. This is bad The old screen looked like this: ...
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How do I make the chat show idle immediately?

When my email is left idle, my chat button shows green for a long time (for about 20 minutes) before turning orange, meaning I am available although I am away doing something. How I make the green ...
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Email threaded discussions to a web app? [closed]

I and my co-workers get into long and eventually confusing email threads about what we're working on, or comments and revisions about a certain project. For example, I'll email several people about ...
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How to send big files via email? [closed]

Gmail's maximum attachment size is 25 MB. How to send files bigger than that?
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email replies on iPhone not threaded in gmail

I noticed that when replying to emails from my iPhone, they are no longer being grouped as a conversation in gmail. If I receive an email and reply via my iPhone email app, it will show up in my send ...
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Workaround for broken threading in GMail

Gmail threading is broken. It seems to work on the basis of subject line, and some unknown-to-me timing function. Examples: I commented on two different Facebook groups. I am setup to get replies ...
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Facebook “Reply to this email to message” does not seem to actually send message

Sometimes when I am not logged on Facebook and my friend Joe sends me a message, it is sent to my email (Gmail), with a footer saying: Reply to this email to message Joe When I reply to the ...
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How can I recover my Yahoo email?

I have had an yahoo email address for a long time but have not used for a while. I want to sign into Yahoo now, but it asks me a security question. I have forgotten the answer to this security ...
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Stopping Gmail from sending base64 attachments

There is an email I need to send but attachments can't be base64 or my email gets rejected. I checked within Gmail settings to see if there was some sort of option to change that but found nothing. ...
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How do I send a piece of HTML in Outlook Web Access?

How do you send a HTML email in Outlook Web Access? I have the HTML written but if i just copy and paste it, it will just send as plain text. I have no idea how to do it. Is it possible? Email: ...
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Why does Gmail save a chat in Sent Mail?

I use Gmail. I have a chat conversation in Sent Mail, not in Inbox! Sent Mail means email, but I have a chat there like 1 email-1 line of a chat. It annoys me... I have Conversation view off. I have ...
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Merge 5 Gmail accounts into one new Gmail account

I have 5 Gmail accounts that I have created over the years and am beyond tired of checking all of them. I would like to combine all 5 together into one and delete all of the old accounts. I know I ...
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Trello Account Confirmation results in internal server error

When I click on the confirmation link I get an empty page with "Internal Server Error", tried different browsers. And: There is absolutely not possibility to contact anybody on the whole Trello ...
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Can I send email from Office 365 from a different email address?

Say I use Office 365 to pick up my email, all email I send is from my Office 365 address. I have a web app that sends email on my behalf from admin@somedomain.com, which is set up as a forwarder to my ...
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Can I create a new Google Apps user with the same email address as an existing alias?

I’ve got an Google Apps for Business account, in which I have a main email address that I use for everything related to my company—studio@... I created an alias of this called careers@... which I ...
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Ampersand in email address/nickname?

I have received email from an external person addressed to x&y@domain.com instead of xny@domain.com. (& is a valid character in email addresses.) It is caught in the catchall and I would like ...
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How can I subscribe to a Google mailing list with a non-Google e-mail address?

Some projects host their mailing lists on Google Groups, like this: http://groups.google.com/group/mojolicious I'm an old-fashioned guy, and I don't like reading mail on the web. I would very much ...
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Is my AOL mail account lost if the alternative mail is inaccessible?

I want to change the password of my aol.de account. I set up an alternative e-mail which is no longer accessible for me. Any tries to change the password end up with an alternativeless form offering ...
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How can I receive all emails with a subject to a specific folder in Outlook Web App?

I would like to automatically move all emails that has a subject starting with [Something] to a specific folder, and not be shown in the inbox. Is this possible to do in Outlook Web App? how can I do ...
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e-mails from certain domains not going through e-mail alias

I have a former school (.edu) e-mail account that has been converted to an alias, which is supposed to forward everything to my paid Go Daddy account. However, e-mails from certain domains never seem ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird “Get Mail” doesn't get all the mail from the beginning

I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird, now it updated to version 24.5.0 . I am trying to download all the emails from my Gmail account to Thunderbird. The problem is that only emails from 8 August ...
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Unreadable mail in Outlook, sent from iPad

Today I received an email from a client. She is using an iPad to send the mail, but I'm receiving it as an unreadable mail. The translated error message is This message has a structure that cannot ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?
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Sending notifcations from a facebook page's email account instead of sending the notifications to the user?

In order to receive notifications from my Facebook business page, I have setup the following settings: On my Facebook business page in the Settings tab in the Page Info section I specify an email ...
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Does the functionality of email forwarding from an old address to new one exist?

I've had one email address on Yahoo for several years and I want to make a new Yahoo email address. I do have many contacts currently. The obvious, but slower way of letting my contacts know about my ...