Methods to include or exclude certain emails or messages from landing in your inbox or search results.

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Filter out Google Calendar invites from people not in my contact list

How do I set up a filter in Gmail account so that invitations from people not in my contact list are automatically deleted (and the event removed from my calendar)?
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When Amazon gives me an item's price as a range like “5-10” how do I get the lower price?

Amazon will often list an item's price as a range. As an example, I just searched for "tshirt" and the first item was a Russell Athletic shirt (ASIN is B0007IBYO6), with a price range of $4.99 - ...
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How Do I Edit The Keywords on an Amazon.com Search Without Affecting the Other Search Filters?

On Amazon.com, if you start a search by putting in keywords in the search bar and then proceed to add some filters using the left sidebar (e.g. prime only, 4 stars or more), there is no obvious way to ...
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Gmail filtering from forwarded accounts?

I currently have a few accounts forwarding into Gmail, and I have Gmail set up to send through those accounts as well - your standard inbox consolidation via Google. For ages now, I've been labeling ...
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Use sort function but filter results

I'm looking to use the =SORT function on some data, but I only want the first result with that name. Column A contains a Name, column B contains a level, and column C contains a date. I'm currently ...
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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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Forward only important mail in Gmail

Is there a way to forward (or to get in any other way) the important mail as they arrive (or shortly after that) from the priority inbox to another mail account without forwarding the unimportant ...
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How can I hide YouTube comments from my Google+ stream?

Lately my Google+ stream seems to consist almost entirely of comments people posted on YouTube videos. I have absolutely no interest in seeing these. How can I hide/filter these posts?
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How do I run filtering rules in Outlook.com?

Is there are way to run rules that you set up after emails have been received? I can't see anything in the settings. It is quite hard to search for as the web app as the same name as the desktop ...
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How do I move a search-filtered set of emails into another folder?

I'm trying to clean up my gmail inbox which has become swamped. My first step is to unclutter it by breaking it up into folders of related mail. That will let me deal with incoming mail ...
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Gmail Mute Filter

Is it possible to use Gmail filters to Mute a conversation? I've tried using a filter to Skip the Inbox, but when someone else replies to the original email it ends up in the Inbox again.
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Better Mailing List Filter Management for GMail

I once subscribed to so many mailing lists looong time ago, and then I filtered those emails and grouped them into a sort of organisation/based on my interest, but then when I got time I unsubscribed ...
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How can I filter all Trello cards that have no assignees?

Is there any way to exclusively show cards that haven't been assigned to anyone?
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Gmail move mail delivery errors to separate folder

I have an installation of PHPBB3, and it sends mail from my Gmail address to users. However, I just got an influx of spambots with fake addresses that bounce. How do I tell Gmail to move these ...
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How to filter messages in Gmail based on attachments number?

I would like to create a filter which will react if received message has 2 attached files (and not zero, one, three etc.). I am aware about has:attachment option. But is there has two attachments (or ...
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In what order are filters processed in Gmail?

If I have multiple filters that match the same email do they all get processed? If so, in what order are they processed? What if the first filter matched modifies the email to make it match (or no ...
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How can I distinguish if I have to filter emails via sender or mailinglist (provider)?

I have a similar problem to the person with this question. The e-mails I receive aren't totally unwanted though, but legitimate newsletters. They clutter my inbox though. And as the fella above I ...
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How do I keep oversized emails from downloading to my offline email program, but archive it so I can retrieve it later?

I have slow and unreliable internet service and would like a way of filtering big emails out of the queue for message syncing in Windows Live Mail, but without deleting them outright so that I can log ...
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Google Spreadsheets Filtering data in another page and changing data in the original

I have a lot of data that I need to filter. I did it in another page and that's good... but now I need to put some values in that page... and transfer that data to the original. This is the formula ...
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Gmail email filtering

I have the following problem. Basicaly, I have several email accounts - one for my uni, one for my job, a personal one etc. I primarly use Gmail, so I have all my emails redirected to this single ...
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Programatically change subject line and forward mail - Google Apps

Gmail groups email with the same subject line into a conversation view (threaded). I've never had an issue with this functionality until I began using an online fax service (myfax). I can't label / ...
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Gmail filters based on label and starred

Is it possible to create filters based on Labels and starred/un-starred status in Gmail or any other app (Android or GNU/Linux)? My specific problem is this: I want to delete mails labelled lists ...
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How will this set of filters be executed?

All of the SPAM I receive is from .net domains. Some of the valid email I receive is also from .net domains. I would like to white list the valid domains and delete the rest. What would happen to ...
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Gmail puts copy of emails I send in Inbox

Recently, my Gmail started putting a copy of every email I send in my Inbox. How can I stop this?
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Can I receive a notification when a GMail account has not received an email for a given amount of time?

I have a GMail account whose main purpose is to receive updates from an instrument deployed in a remote location. The updates are received 6-8 times a day, and they are normally "All is well", and I ...
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Is there a Slashdot digest RSS feed?

Slashdot RSS feed has a bit too much content for me, and I'm looking for a way to trim it down. There are specific RSS feeds for different sections, but I don't want to filter specific topics, but ...
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Test Filters in GMail

I recently set up my primary Gmail account to serve as a central hub for a number of my old addresses. I added a number of filters to apply labels and force most messages to bypass the inbox. I've ...
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How can I filter my Gmail messages that aren't labeled?

I'd like to sort all of my Gmail messages that don't have label, so I can process them (I miss some every now and then). I can sort by every label by clicking on it at the left, but how do you sort ...
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Make Gmail send automatic canned responses for email it gets via POP

I have email from my personal domain POP'ed by my Gmail account. It works beautifully, except that it can't seem to do auto-replies. That means that I can't have an away message when I'm on vacation. ...
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How to block mails from a specific server in Gmail

I am getting mails daily from different mail address like ry8029@fastmail.fm or ry1532@outlook.com etc. Since the mail IDs change daily, I can't filter those mails. I checked the emails’ origin. ...
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Google Spreadsheet - How to filter, SUM and display multiple values with multiple conditions added daily?

I have a spreadsheet that collects dozens of payments made daily through different means. For example, utilities bills, credit cards bills, personnel fees, expenses, etc. They are made in cash, by ...
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Google Spreadsheets Filter() - referencing source array in criteria

The filter() function looks through a source array, and filters it according to condition =FILTER(A:A,ISNUMBER(A:A)) My source array is a rather long formula, so i end up repeating the same formula ...
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Is it possible to filter Trello records that do not have labels?

I'd like to filter so that I only see cards that are not labelled. I can see how to filter for any combination of labels except "only show me those that have no label". I think this would be very ...
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How to clean up thousands of Facebook notification emails in Yahoo mail box?

Currently, my Yahoo mail box is full of Facebook notification messages. I tried to create a filter to move them to a separate folder but it is not applicable for current messages already in the inbox ...
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Is there a limit to how many items a filter can search for in Gmail?

I've setup gmail to capture all of my newsletter type mail using a single filter: from:(railsstudio OR vistaprint OR shutterfly OR Weaknees OR snapfish OR lobster OR rentals OR vrbo OR "world ...
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In Gmail can I set up a filter for all messages between a group of people?

I run a choir consisting of a few friends (12 to be precise) and we tend to communicate via mass email to each other. I want to set up a filter in GMail so that it will label all emails to do with ...
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How to Filter Emails Forwarded to Gmail Alias?

I have a Google Apps email (me@business.com) set to auto-forward all mail to my personal Gmail (me@gmail.com). I have added the me@business.com address to my personal Gmail so I can send mail as ...
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How to search/filter emails in gmail according to recipients? (TO:)

I know this "tutorial" https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7190 But when I use TO: operator (TO:myemail@myemail.com), I get also emails where is used myemail@myemail.com for cc or bcc.
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IF statement in Google spreadsheet

I am trying to sum up the total of all values in a coloumn that are POSITIVE. Also, I have some subtotals in the coloumn that should be left out from this sum. =SUMIF(E6:E65 ; ">0" ) - ...
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Gmail filter not working when subject field is too long

I receive lots of emails in my Gmail account that are sent to a group teamname@mydomain.com and look like this: Author: ... Date: ... New Revision: ... Added (or Modified or Removed): ... Log: ... ...
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Blocking stupid videos on YouTube

There are a lot of really stupid/trolly/fake videos on YouTube. I'd like to blacklist them forever when I see them, so I don't accidentally click on them in the future, and maybe block the uploader, ...
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Gmail filter with regular expressions

I use Gmail and I'm receiving lots of emails I want to filter. They all have in common that the subject is like these: Some words - r1234 - Some more words Some words - r987665 - Some more words Some ...
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Block videos from certain users on YouTube

YouTube itself does not provide such functionality to block a user from being able to see a certain video. Is there another way to accomplish this?
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Custom filter Gmail emails on receiving, mark as important if phrase is found, archive if not [duplicate]

We subscribe to a request for information press service, were they send us 15 / 20 emails a day (each with 20 or so queries in them) which are all request from reporters / journalists, asking for an ...
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How to specify “OR” conditions for Gmail filter

How can I filter messages in Gmail using boolean OR conditions? For example, I can specify addresses in the To: or From: fields, but this only matches emails that meet both criteria. How can I match ...
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Ebay filter countries in search

Is it possible to filter countries in my Ebay searches? For example, I would like to order from a certain country or countries, that I know can ship to my country, but I do not want all other ...
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Gmail Filter for Empty/Missing/Blank/Null Subject field [duplicate]

Does anybody know how to configure this filter in Gmail? I've tried various things like just having quotes, (no subject), subject:(no subject), etc. I realized that doesn't work because when you ...
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Gmail filter to disable POP for specific messages

I have a filter in place for certain messages I don't want to be made available via POP. I don't want to delete them but I don't want them downloaded via POP either. The current filter is "skip the ...
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Routing my mail server through Google Spam filters

I've been told in the past that Google had a free spam filter service. The service would allow me to point my MX records to Google, then they would forward all cleaned mail to my server. Is this ...
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How to find Yahoo email that does NOT contain `facebook` in subject or in message body?

I want to find the messages that do NOT contain the term facebook in my Yahoo inbox. How can I do that?