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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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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 do I find out what websites I have signed up with? (Spam related)

Okay so since around the middle of this year I have been getting constant spam text messages and phone calls from people about all sorts of things, like apparently being owed money for injury claim ...
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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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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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Can't access my previous Gmail account due to lost password [duplicate]

Gmail wouldn't take my password, but told me to open a new Gmail account which l did. Later l realized l hadn't got my emails and contact addresses from my old Gmail account. I have looked all over to ...
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How to send an email address through eBay

Ebay let's you message sellers and buyers but it doesn't let you include an email address in your message. The warning prompt: johndoe at gmail dot come doesn't work either. Presumably they ...
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Twitter Archive Email Confirmation won’t send

I want to download my Twitter archive, but the email with the link isn’t arriving in my inbox. I’m sure it’s not a problem with my email because I still receive Twitter notification emails.
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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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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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Get rid of Russian junk from my Gmail

For a while now, the spam folder in my Gmail everyday gets simply flooded with Russian-speaking / Russian-written junk e-mails. How can I get rid of it? Is there any filter in Gmail, that let me ...
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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 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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How do I avoid the <img src> attribute being stripped by GMail?

In the body of an HTML e-mail I send <img style="display:block" alt="Revel Resorts | AC NJ" src="http://revel.mydelphic.com/sites/all/themes/revel/images/r_01.jpg" border="0" height="128" ...
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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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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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Instant notification on Facebook message

I want to receive a mail whenever a new message on Facebook is received. Well, that works, but it delivers only after 30 minutes. So, is there a Facebook setting that would let me get the message ...
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Yahoo approving spam SPF to be sent from another email server

I have a friend with a Yahoo mail account. She noticed that friends are receiving emails from her that contain spam links. I looked at the header for the email and it's clear that the emails didn't ...
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Alternatives to plus-addressing?

Many email services, including gmail, allow you to create throwaway email addresses by appending a tag of the form +anything after the username component of your email - but many sites reject such ...
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Auto responders to only certain email addresses in Gmail

I'm trying to set up an auto responder to only certain people in Gmail. I'm aware you can go to –Settings → General → Vacation responder to set a global response, but I'm trying to setup almost a ...
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Insert HTML markup into Gmail signature

Is there any way to add HTML markup signature in Gmail settings? I mean, insert some HTML markup without using rich editor, just inserting HTML?
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How can I search Gmail for a Windows activation key?

Somewhere lost in my Gmail is a Windows key. It's by itself in an email but I cannot find it. It's formatted like so: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX If Gmail supported regular expressions it would ...
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Gmail on my own domain for free

You can no longer attach your domain to Gmail for free as you could do a year or so ago. Now it's called Google for Business and also includes Google Drive, Google Calendar and more. It's all ...
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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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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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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 to participate in mailing list I'm receiving as digest? [closed]

I've found that I love receiving messages from mailing lists using the 'digest' format, just giving me one consolidated daily read instead of constant inbox clutter and distractions. However, how do ...
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Change personal Gmail account to use own domain name

I really like Gmail as an email provider, mainly because its spam settings seem to be so much 'smarter' than most other services. At the moment I've got a personal Gmail account (not a Google Apps ...
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Is it possible to use a custom domain with Gmail, but without Google Apps?

Is there any way to use a custom domain in Gmail without having a Google Apps account? I have configured my domain to use: MX 3600 1 ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. MX 3600 5 ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. MX 3600 5 ...
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How can I set Gmail to auto respond to all emails?

I've created a canned response. How can I use the filtration system for auto response in Gmail to reply to ALL incoming? Granted, I would only care for the auto response to be sent only to humans. I ...
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Unable to receive E-mails on hotmail

I have an hotmail e-mail account, and lately I've been unable to receive e-mails from colleges and university admission forms and online systems, I've even searched for the emails on the junk and spam ...
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Using e-mail to send a web form message

Had no idea how to phrase the question better. My problem is, that sometimes I want to send an important notice to a company. I use normal, not electronic, mail - "recorded delivery". The problem is, ...
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How to backup emails from www.outlook.com

I have lots of emails stored in www.outlook.com (previously called www.hotmail.com). I’d like to export all emails at once and back them up on my hard drive. How can I do that?
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Is there a way to CC a copy of an email which is already sent?

I've sent an email to A@company.com and I would like to CC the email to B@company.com. However, I've forgotten to CC a copy to B@company.com. If I resend another email to A@company.com and CC it to ...
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Why can't I reply to Facebook wall posts by email?

As mentioned in this answer, it is supposed to be possible to respond to Facebook wall posts via email, by replying to the notification message. This used to work for me, but now suddenly doesn't. ...
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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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Gmail quotes in other clients

I recently sent an email reply through Gmail that included an inline quote from the previous message. In Gmail, this displays as I'm accustomed to seeing quotes: purple text, vertical bar in the left ...
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Sending an email from an address that is only forwarding to my current?

I have one address, 123@, that is forwarding to another address, abc@ Having lost access to the 123 address is there a way to still reply to mail sent to 123 as if it is coming from the 123 address ...
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How can I set up a Mailing List?

I'm the secretary for my university Chess Club. I need to be able to send emails to ~70 people about once or twice a week (possibly with attachments and using BCC). I have set up a Gmail account for ...
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Options to get a higher email send limit [closed]

Realize there a lot of bulk email services, but what I'm trying to do doesn't feel like bulk email; though maybe I'm just thinking about it the wrong way. Case in point, I attempted to create an ...
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Possible to create mailing group from multiple email addresses in a message I received?

Say I get an email with 30 eddresses in the To: field (or CC, etc) is it possible to create a new mailing group from all these people in any webmail app? I'm sort of primarily looking for this in ...
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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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How can I generate a list of delivered-to addresses in Gmail?

I really want to turn off the catch-all option in my Google Apps email service. Before I do that however, I would like to get an idea about the usernames that are actually received mail on a ...
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How can I remove the “on behalf of” message when sending from a delegated account?

Please note that this is not the same as this question which is to do with removing the message for send as aliases. If I delegate access to my Gmail account to somebody else, they are able to access ...
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Retrieve some emails from Gmail to Mac Mail

Somehow I have lost one month's worth of emails in my Mac Mail account after a drive failed. (I lost September, though I have August and October.) I do however have a copy of them in my Gmail ...
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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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Is there a way to email notes to a Google Doc (or GSheet)?

I find that there are certain things I want to log changes of, like website changes, etc. I normally put those in a document, but I think it would be easier to do it by emailing to a document ...
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How to find an email in Gmail that was snoozed in Google Inbox?

I recently started trying out the new Inbox app from Google. While it generally works side by side with Gmail, there is one thing I can't find a parallel for in Gmail. When a mail (or reminder) is ...
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Monitoring all emails on a company domain?

We are using Google Apps for Business on a domain that we've bought (from elsewhere). Is it possible to set it up so that all emails received by any user on the site is also forwarded to a specified ...
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Gmail: filter all emails forwarded from specific address

I have an email address, let's call it student@university.edu, that I forward to my personal Gmail address. I'm trying to set up a filter that labels all e-mail that comes in via the forwarded ...