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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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Google Calendar and subaddressing (+): can not accept meeting invitations

I frequently use subaddressing when I give out my Gmail address, e.g., name+stackexchange@gmail.com. However, when I receive event invitations to such an address Google Calendar prevents me from ...
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Turn off suggested contacts in Gmail

I really, really don't want suggestions from my contact list to come up when I address an email. This could sometimes result in a disaster if I were to click on one of those names by accident and ...
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Add Skype contact in Gmail signature

I am using Gmail and want to add my Skype contact in signature. I know there are ways to add a Skype button using 3rd party plugins and extensions but is there a way where I can add my Skype ID to ...
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Restoring all messages of a thread in Gmail at once

Is there any way to restore all messages of a thread in the Gmail web interface at once? E.g. some messages of a thread have been deleted but not all:
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Why do Gmail addresses without dot appear in my contacts?

Some weeks ago I found out that some of my contacts in Gmail have two addresses, one with dot and one without a dot in their name. For example johndoe@gmail.com and john.doe@gmail.com. First I ...
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Gmail (Google Apps for Business) - sending email from a group address not working anymore?

We've been using Google Apps for Business for several years. We want to send out email from a group address instead of an individual one, e.g. teamA@example.com instead of JohnDoe@example.com with ...
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Why is Gmail suddenly showing future time stamp on an old, read message thread?

I had a short Gmail exchange in early November that I subsequently moved to Trash. In mid-November, the thread showed as new mail in my inbox. The time stamps on the messages in the original thread ...
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Attachment preview has quit working in Gmail

When receiving emails with pictures like .jpg attachments, Gmail no longer is previewing these, instead giving me the following message and associated options: Apologies. There is no preview ...
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Gmail “New message in this thread” show up automatically?

In Gmail, when you have a thread open and a new email comes in, you get a yellow notification in the bottom right telling you when a new email has arrived. Is there any way to automatically load the ...
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Google Apps email forwarding to regular Gmail account

I have a Google Apps email account that I'd like to close. But, I'd like to retain emails that go to the account. Can I forward emails that are aimed at my Google Apps account to my regular Gmail ...
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Filter by domain and subdomain separately inGoogle Apps email

I want to setup a mail filter to filter my catchall email by their domain and subdomain only. I've tried the obvious way of to:example.com for the primary domain and another filter ...
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Gmail “suspicious sign-in attempts” email - legitimate? [duplicate]

I got two emails this week from Gmail, claiming to have prevented "suspicious sign-in attempts" to my account. These emails came from the address: signins.activityalerts@gmail.com (using the name ...
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Gmail unusual activity but no alert

From time to time, I check the Gmail "Last account activity" log. I live in Belgium and mainly use the usual Gmail website. Yesterday, I noticed there was two mobile connections from France, with this ...
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How to prevent Gmail to add name part before email address

When I start to write and email address to the recipients, Gmail shows a list of suggestions. When I click on one of them, it adds a box showing the name related to that email address in my contacts. ...
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Download old attachment file on Gmail marked as a virus [duplicate]

I have an old file attachment (file.zip) in my Gmail account. I want to download it but now Gmail says that the file that I want to download is blocked because it is a virus. I think one trick is to ...
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How to get confirmation of Google Group address

I stumbled across a Gmail Group guide from a couple of years ago. Basically I followed its steps and created a group with the name@googlegroups.com format. I logged into my original address and went ...
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How do I show all my Gmail on one page? [closed]

I use Yahoo mail and it shows all my mail on one page. How do I get my Gmail to do the same thing? I think it is more convenient that way.
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Gmail label rule works odd when “to” is empty

I've got a label rule that labels everything that comes to a specified email (I manage more than one address inside Gmail). Then I've got a rule that removes from inbox everything with that label and ...
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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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Gmail has stopped grouping messages with the same subject

Gmail is no longer grouping emails with the same subject (conversation view), just like it was in the "old days". How can I group my mails in Gmail again?
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Gmail possibly hacked?

I just noticed that my Gmail address has a different name attached to it. I was taking a pic with my iPhone (to place an ad) and forwarded it to myself through email in order to use a different ...
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Mark multiple messages as read in Inbox by Gmail

Is there a way to select multiple messages and mark them as read in Inbox by Gmail? I can select multiple messages, but I can't find any way to mark them as read. I can mark them done, but not read. ...
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Do Google Apps group email addresses and email addresses support plus signs and periods in email addresses?

Do Google Apps group email addresses and email addresses support plus signs and arbitrary periods in addresses, like normal Gmail addresses do? For example, if I have a group email address (e.g. one ...
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Is there a way to list messages in gmail by descending order of size? [duplicate]

I'd like to get my gmail space down. Logically the way to do it would be to start with the largest messages first. (Pareto chart reasoning - start with the things that give the largest benefit.) My ...
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linked image in Gmail signatures — not static images

I'm trying to use an email signature that has a "rotating" logo. Each month the logo changes (like Google's "doodle", kind of). Instead of changing the signature of my colleagues every month, I'd ...
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How to stay logged in to Gmail after shutdown?

If I'm logged in to Gmail, and then I shut down my computer — the next time I turn it on, I obviously get logged out. How could I keep myself logged in even after shutdown? (I'm using Chrome, ...
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Improve Gmail privacy by getting external images from Google's servers

It is obvious that many people try to track their sent emails by using online tools which embed an invisible external image to the email's body. The workaround which most people are familiar with ...
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Insert Google Drawing into Gmail body

I am using Yet Another Mail Merge with Google Spreadsheet and Gmail and it works just as expected. But I am also trying to add a google drawing into the email body, so I would have more flexibility ...
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Gmail - Prevent new messages from being grouped with conversations not in Inbox

We've encountered an issue with labels. A great example (and case in point) is a "completed" label. The conversation feature is great, but if we label a conversation as "completed", and drag it out ...
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Ghost Mode Feature for Gmail

I work for an organization that uses gmail accounts that allow for multiple users to access an account simultaneously. Does gmail have a 'ghost mode' in which emails previously marked as unread ...
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Changing my primary Gmail account [closed]

My primary Gmail account is associated with a company I no longer work for and will be turned off in a few days. Will I lose all of my associated Gmail addresses or can I make another one primary?
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How to move lots of bundled emails from one bundle to another?

Google Inbox comes with the great bundles feature. However, sometimes it mis-bundles some of my emails. In there a way to move all those mis-bundled emails from one bundle to another, without ...
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How do Inbox and Gmail actually interact?

I'm trying out Google's Inbox. There are a couple of new workflow features that don't seem to exist in Gmail: Marking things as "done" Pinning things (with optional reminder) (Other features like ...
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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 ...
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How do I not show my presence when I am online in Gmail?

How do I hide my presence when I am online in Gmail?
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How to do auto email forwarding?

I have two gmail accounts and i want a specific mail which comes to my mail should be directed or forwarded automatically to another mail. is that possible ? is there any options in it?
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how do I recover my gmail [duplicate]

I had a gmail account. When I created this email, I had a secondary or alternate gmails. I think it was in 2013, I deleted all. At that time, I was in Thailand. I used Thailand Phone and changed my ...
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Sync folders from Thunderbird to Gmail?

I can easily synchronize Gmail folders with Thunderbird by using Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), however one of my Gmail account was long configured in Thunderbird with Post Office Protocol ...
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How do I disconnect my hotmail account from my gmail account?

I have separate hotmail and gmail accounts. A friend has been emailing me from his gmail account, to my hotmail account and he has been able to view my gmail account and gmail acc photo. Although my ...
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How to stop important emails in Gmail from going into Trash?

Right now, I am in a big problem with Gmail and I really need someone to help me. All my important emails are going directly into the trash without my notice. Let me tell you with an example. I ...
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How can I recover messages that have been deleted from trash?

I lost some mails from my Gmail and by mistake. They are permanently deleted from my trash. What can I do to get them back?
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Mark all old reminders “done” in Inbox by Gmail

I have hundreds of old reminders that I created in the past year with Google Now that are now pinned in my "Inbox" (http://inbox.google.com). I would like to mark all of them as "done". I can select ...
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How do I filter messages that are sent to a single recipient?

I am receiving emails that has been copied to a several email addresses. For example, an email is copied to engineering.myorg@gmail.com and marketing.myorg@gmail.com and I have subscribed to these two ...
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Emails from unknown sender with attachment

Today my Gmail login activity has shown me that I was twice logged in from a strange place and additionally, I found in my trash label two emails from (unknown sender) with subject 'Attachment' with ...
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in chrome: gmail zoom in returns to default

I surf in gmail via chrome. I usually zoom in (pressing ctrl and +) to 150%. when i click on "inbox" \ drafts \ sent mail the view reset to zoom 100% but if I press ctrl and + I see the zoom ...
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gmail blocks my mail [migrated]

Since i changed to another vps server my mail is blocked when i sent it to a gmail account this is the error mail form gmail: his message was created automatically by mail delivery software. A ...
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Snail animation in Gmail chat

I resized the chat window, and this snail appeared (also with animation): Why did it appear? What's its significance?
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How to Prevent Gmail Previous Conversation Quotations?

I have been exchanging emails with people and all was okay until it started to display all threads of previous conversations like you see below. And given it's annoyance and the fact that recipient ...
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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 ...