Pre-made or user-made sets of rules that perform different actions on incoming or outgoing emails in Gmail.

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Can I use parentheses to group AND/OR operators in Gmail Filters?

When creating a new email filter in Gmail, can I group AND/OR operators within parentheses to create more advanced conditional rules? For example: Has the words: "Ebay" AND ("Guitar" OR "Drum" OR ...
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What options or tools can I use to have Gmail notify me on receipt of a very important message?

I am eagerly awaiting an important-to-me email notification. I currently have a filter set in Gmail to trap this message and flag it as important, never send it to spam, keep it in the inbox, and ...
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Mysterious and unwanted filter in Gmail

I am getting quotes from furniture removal companies. Every email with the word 'removal' in the subject line is being filtered directly to the trash/ bin. But I have not set up a filter for this to ...
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Is there a way to automatically ban an address in Gmail?

In Yahoo! Mail, in the settings section, we have an item named "banned addresses", which means that we normally don't receive email messages from that address. It doesn't go to spam, trash, etc. We ...
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Gmail search for unstarred emails in a label

Have tried multiple way and none of them has worked, Used : in:Test -is:starred and -is:starred in:TEST and other option, None of them worked, in:Test -is:starred has listed all started email in Test ...
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Gmail Forward only .ICS Attachments With Filter

I would like all emails with .ICS attachments forwarded to a non-Gmail email account. I already added the other email account for forwarding under settings, but the only option I see for the filter ...
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View filter(s) that are currently being applied to an email message

I created a bunch of filters in Gmail for a "master account" that receives forwarded mail from all of my accounts. The filter list and web of labels/folders has grown to be rather long, and therefore ...
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How to autosend canned response to myself?

My financial institutions are constantly sending me emails about when my statements are available and when my bills are due. For many of these institutions, I have automatic payments set up, but it's ...
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Filter Gmail messages by the location of the sender

I want to filter the Gmail messages I receive in different folders based on the geographic region of the sender. Is this possible? And if yes, how can it be done automatically?
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Automatic re-labelling emails

Is it possible to have Gmail automatically label emails based on existing labels? For example, I have "Follow Up" and "Waiting Response" labels. What I would like is for Gmail to automatically relabel ...
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How to remove label for some emails?

I am fetching emails via POP from another Gmail account and am applying a label @Private to all such emails. Now, on my private email I also receive emails from services like Bitbucket. So I wanted ...
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Setup a Gmail filter to be applied to messages that do not contain a given text

I really need to setup filter in Gmail but it is not working. Where and how I have to enter the words which will be in the message I want to receive, and if the message do not contain those words to ...
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Auto-create and auto-apply labels to emails depending on sender's email address

How to auto-create and auto-apply labels to emails depending on the sender email address? Example: Once I receive an email from no-reply@amazon.ca, Gmail will automatically create a new label "amazon....
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Why is my email labeled and sent to a folder in Gmail instead of the inbox?

I have a custom label in Gmail that sends mail I want to look at about once a month to a folder labeled "JUNK". The filter tells the emails to skip the inbox, mark the emails as read, and label them ...
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3,000 emails from ALL MAIL are in one new label

I have two new emails from someone I've not corresponded with before but will in the future. I just made a new label for that person. I went to settings and created a filter. Theoretically my label ...
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How can I filter messages from Google Calendar? [duplicate]

Google calendar messages (meeting invites and updates, not meeting reminders) have the header mailed-by: calendar-server.bounces.google.com Alas, filtering by mailedby:calendar-server.bounces....
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Gmail: automatically respond to email from different email address

I am currently using my Gmail account (say, good.morning@gmail.com) to manage several other non-Gmail email accounts (for example's sake, a@a.com and b@b.com). I have emails forwarded automatically ...
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How to filter messages with animated emoji in the subject in Gmail?

I was trawling through my spam folder (which I rarely do, because Gmail rarely has false positives) and I noticed something interesting: Something like over half of the messages have at least one ...
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How to forward a bunch of old Gmail emails?

I tried to create a filter to forward in Gmail and selected the Also apply filter to 37 matching conversations. However, it did not work and the dialog does warn: Learn more Note: old mail ...
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Search Gmail for emails without any CC recipients

I have an email address that should not receive email directly, and want to set up an auto-responder if an email is received without a CC included. Essentially, a search for: to:me@email.com cc:[...
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Gmail Auto Forwarding

Essentially all I want to do is to forward an email from Gmail to another account but when I do Gmail inserts into the new message the original senders details and the email message at the top but I ...
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Gmail “Filter mesage like this” for multiple email

I love this featuer very much since it helps me to archive quickly notification emails. But "Filter messages like this" menu only available with the opened message. I'm looking for this feature with ...
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GMail: Calculate the size of label/search/filter?

Are there any ways in GMail to see the total size of selected messages - that is, a label, search or a filter (filters are basically just static searches anyway, and I use filters to automatically ...
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How can I filter phishing emails based on a pattern

Recently I started to get automatic emails, generated by some scammer. It either says that my Google account will be blocked soon or some stranger has left me a message. To read the message I must ...
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Gmail priority inbox won't let me change inbox sections. Help?

I have a filter for important, unread and starred. Every time I try to change my gmail priority inbox to the corresponding label, it changes to: "All Everything Else." It doesn't matter if I try inbox ...
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Gmail Filters are tagging emails, but not moving emails to a designated file

I have set up filters for many contacts, assuming (I know what they say about ASSUMING) the filtered emails would be archived in the appropriate folder. The emails do show in my Inbox with the correct ...
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Applying filters to individual messages in Gmail (not entire conversation)

I'm using a system which sends out some useless emails and some very important emails. However, they share the same title, so they're grouped into the same conversation by Gmail. I'm trying to apply a ...
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Google Mail Filter

In our office we have automated emails that are being sent to all of our inboxes to confirm orders made and to confirm text messages sent out to our users. We want a filter that automatically mark ...
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How to permanently delete Gmail spam?

Can there be a Gmail Gadget App that permanently blocks or deletes spam? Phong mentions the following in his answer to the question How can I auto-delete some spam from Gmail? If cluttering your ...
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How to find messages where I'm the only recipient? [duplicate]

I receive emails from a bunch of different mailing lists- how do I find emails that are sent only to me? I tried searching "Deliveredto: example@gmail.com" but it didn't bring up every email and also ...
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Gmail filter on partial “words”

I've got a Gmail email filter rule set up to prevent email from various senders from going into spam.  Here's a simplified version of the rule: Matches: from:(abc.org.nz|def.nz|westpac|mailman|...
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Any way to see mail sent by other user through shared address?

My wife and I have a "shared" email address, like thesmiths@example.com which we both use from Gmail when we both want to get replies or for signing up for certain websites. When an email is received ...
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Applying Filters to ONLY New Message Body

I use filtering to tag email tasks as "In Progress" or "Done" etc. by parsing the body of the message. Sometimes I remove tags manually because the task is, after-all, not done, and needs further work ...
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Can Gmail apply a default filter to a mail that otherwise has no other filter that will be applied?

I know that all mails already have an inbox label applied, but I want the label exclusive of all my other filters. I want to be able to keep track of all emails that will not otherwise be labeled so ...
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Forward all outgoing gmail to another gmail address [duplicate]

How can one set up a filter to forward automatically all outgoing gmail messages? I have been able to set up an automatic forward of all incoming gmail, but for outgoing I set up a filter, and it ...
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Forward from a gmail filter without approval [duplicate]

I am looking to set up an alias that auto forwards to another address. At this point, I have set up an alias address and then created a rule that if an email comes in addressed to the alias, ...
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Match archive/read status of duplicate e-mails

Unfortunately, I tend to get a lot of duplicate e-mails: same sender, same subject, same content. Gmail recognizes the duplication, and minimizes these e-mails when I view them, so I’d like to tap ...
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How to setup Gmail filters based on information in the header?

We are getting a very persistent person(s) who continually are spoofing a company employees e-mail address with criminal intent. They attempt to e-mail other people in the company trying to trick them ...
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Create Gmail filter for subject lines containing UTF-8 special characters

Lately I'm receiving a lot of spam that contains animations in the subject lines. Here is an example, from the source of a message, of a subject line containing animating fireworks. Subject: =?UTF-8?...
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Gmail: set up filter to run when out of office

Is it possible in Gmail to set up a filter which only runs when the out of office/vacation responder is turned on? The reason I want this is to be able to forward potentially important emails, but ...
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Gmail Filter Not Forwarding Email

I have a Gmail filter set up to forward some emails to another account. The filter is correctly finding all of the incoming emails and is labeling them "WAVE" as it is supposed to. But it is not ...
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Suppressing notification for emails from certain senders

I use sound notification for incoming mail in Gmail. There are some senders whose emails are not that urgent, so I avoid notification by marking their messages read upon arrival, using a filter. It is ...
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How to apply a filter to incoming emails with a certain label?

Applying a filter to labels can be done to mails already in the inbox (filter> containing words> label:label-wanted) but what about incoming emails? That would be really useful, as we can't filter ...
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How to block a set of related email addresses in Gmail

I created a filter so that every email from specific email addresses get deleted. However, it doesn't work at all and all of these emails shown in my Inbox. This is how I configured the filter. ...
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Making Gmail filter out spam based on spamassassin headers

I have an email account that forwards mail to my Gmail account. It looks like that Gmail is less strict to the emails that are forwarded to it compared to those that come to Gmail directly. It means ...
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How to show all labels assigned to Gmail message?

I have mail that is coming in that I don't see in my inbox but when I look at "All Mail" I see it. How can I tell why it is not in my inbox or what labels have been assigned to it. Any way to tell ...
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Can I make a list of mail senders in Gmail? [duplicate]

Can I make a list of people who send me mail in gmail? If so, How Can I do that?
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Filter field “to” contains word

I'd like to make filter like: to:*spam*@domain.com. It was possible couple years ago. But now there is another story: Gmail doesn't recognize special search characters like [ ], ( ), &, #, *, ...
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Gmail's filters for auto-labeling outgoing mail

I'm getting my mail in Gmail from base account and four additional accounts, fetched via POP3. For each account Gmail offered (when adding) auto-labelling mechanism, which I used. This seems to be ...
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Add an artificial “label” in the Gmail label list?

Because I extensively use the new Inbox by Gmail, and it's feature to bundle certain emails in my inbox once a day/week, but I also still use the standard Gmail, I like to see what's really in my ...