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

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Filtering Gmail by day of the week

I currently receive emails every weekday from a service I subscribe to. These quickly clog up my inbox however, so I've decided that while the information I receive is important to my work, I only ...
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Gmail canned response filter

My colleagues keep sending work emails to my personal email (Gmail). Instead of repeatedly asking them to resend to my work account, I tried to set up the canned response function on Gmail. I enabled ...
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Forwarding from one Gmail account to another ends up with apparently inconsistent 'deliveredto:'

I am consolidating several Gmail accounts (leaf accounts) in on central account (e.g., central@gmail.com). When faced with the choice between : Forwarding from each leaf account to the central ...
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Almost everything going into important label in gmail

About 80% of the messages go into the important folder. This is ridiculous, for example I have MightySMS on my phone which automatically emails me all text messages and puts them in a label called ...
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How can I set up Gmail to change the from/to address when automatically forwarding email?

I have two Gmail accounts: my normal Gmail account (me@gmail.com), and an account for my school that is hosted through Gmail (me@school.edu). I get lots of emails on both accounts, and some people ...
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Do not apply filter if sent to specific email address or contains specific word

I have the following gmail filter which is currently working Matches: to:(-{nick@email.com nick2@email.com}) label:label1 Do this: Skip Inbox I'd like to modify it to not have it run on emails that ...
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Gmail filter based on X-OriginatorOrg header?

I'm looking to create a filter in Gmail that will take any email with a certain X-OriginatorOrg header value (e.g., example.com) and move it to a certain label. I've looked at the advanced search ...
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Forward Gmail via Filter to 3rd Party Email Address

I'd like to be able to forward specific emails (identified via a Filter) to my TripIt account for points tracking. It seems as if the only way to auto-forward in Gmail is if you own the email address ...
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How can I edit SmartLabel filters in Gmail?

I'm using the Gmail labs feature which adds SmartLabels such as "Promotion" and "Social Update" to relevant emails. I would like all SmartLabel emails archived/inbox skipped and all given a label ...
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How can I make a filter that permanently deletes emails? [duplicate]

On Gmail, I have a filter that automatically moves all the mails from one address to the trash folder. I want to permanently delete them by even skipping that folder. How can I block all messages from ...
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Is it possible to forward all emails from a contact in Gmail if said contact has multiple email addresses? If so, how?

My flatmate and I recently signed up for a shared T-Mobile plan because it was cheaper than having separate ones. I am the main account holder so all of the bills and stuff go to my email address. ...
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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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Why do my filtered emails end up in the Sent label?

I have a number of filter rules in my Gmail account (my goal with my emails is to have every email I receive archived as I receive them, that is, always have an empty inbox) and it works ...
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Creating filters for listservs

I know how to create filter for specific mailing list but I want the filter to avoid directly archiving mails which have my mail id in it or my name. Either in the cc or to. Any idea how I can do ...
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Reply using alias according to Gmail label

Emails sent to my alias X will be given the label Y (using a filter). Is it possible to automatically reply to messages with label Y, using alias X instead of my primary email address?
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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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Gmail - problem with Hangout and filters

I've set up filter in Gmail to label all mails/chats/hangouts with my wife. Filter is quite simple: from:her-email-address@gmail.com set label "Wife" never send to spam But now every ...
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Filter for email addresses with which I have corresponded

I'd like to create a search filter in Gmail which filters my inbox for emails received from addresses I have sent mail to. Is there a way to do this, perhaps through a custom search query?
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Gmail filtering attachments without a file extension

How can I make a Gmail filter to respond to any messages with attachments that have no filetype? filetype:none doesn't work for me, because it searches for files with extension .none.
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How to Filter Emails in Gmail with two TO: addresses

I encountered following problem: I send three kinds of emails: first that has in TO: only my employee email address: *@mycompany.com second that has in TO: my employee and my client address: ...
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Force emails from specific senders to stay in inbox instead of getting smart labeled by Gmail

I periodically get very important notifications from a pair of addresses. For reasons that elude me, they have recently started skipping the inbox and going to notifications. I would like them to stay ...
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Is it possible to forward emails to multiple addresses individually using Gmail?

So, at my office we're using Asana for a lot of stuff, but mainly as a project organiser and keeping a tab on support issues from our customers. We're using the "Create task automatically by ...
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Any way to search for Gmail conversations where I sent the last message?

This is somewhat relevant to Manage un-replied GMail conversations, but I don't really need any sort of 'system' for followup—just a way to easily see the conversations in which I sent the last reply. ...
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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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Does Gmail treat emails sent through third-party apps differently?

I have a filter to catch email that I bcc to myself (in:inbox from:me -to:me -cc:me). This has worked fine when I've used third-party apps (such as Mailbox or iOS Mail). But yesterday when I bcc:ed ...
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How can I filter only e-mail send to the “base” e-mail address?

I have an e-mail address foo@gmail.com. One site sends e-mail to foo@gmail.com, but also to foo+bar@gmail.com. How can I filter only the e-mail sent to foo@gmail.com, and not to foo+bar@gmail.com? If ...
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Can filters be created based on categories?

Originally, I was using POP to access one Gmail account from another. I'd really like to have only the emails from the Primary category of the second account be downloaded to the first account, but ...
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GMail IFTTT Time Trigger/Suppressor

I am looking for a way to send me an SMS text messages when emails are sent to me from a specific sender with a specific subject during business hours. I do not want to receive these text messages off ...
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GMail filters exclude group of words

I want to filter emails by their subject. The subject should contain one phrase, but exclude words that I specified. For example it should put all Emails with the subject USB 3.0 in a folder, but not ...
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Send a copy of outbound messages to another address

Is there a way to have a copy of any message sent from a gmail account sent to another address? I've got any messages coming to my address copied to another (see this question for one solution, ...
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Gmail marks Facebook emails as spam, and “don't send to Spam” filter breaks label functionality - what can I do?

For some reason, almost every email Facebook sends me (usually notifications about something posted in a group) ends up being marked as "Spam" by Gmail. I've tried creating a filter ...
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How to create gmail filter to forward emails which would have stayed in inbox

So I have a bunch of filters in place at my gmail account so that the important ones stays in inbox and others like update/commercial from amazon/ebay/my bank are filtered to their folders. Now I ...
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Does Gmail calculate email storage per plus sign or alias address?

With Gmail you can arrange additional address aliases by appending + and any arbitrary string to your original login. Example: original account: johndoe@gmail.com sample aliases: ...
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How to use boolean AND and NOT operators in Gmail search

I'm trying to find mails that have one address in the recipients but another not in it. I'm trying things like from:address1@gmail.com and not from:address2@gmail.com and from:(address1@gmail.com and ...
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How to filter all emails sent VIA domain.com [duplicate]

I keep receiving spam mails from different senders using different domain names (e.g. newsletter@buyerkart.info via utilityinbox.com). I could create a filter to catch all mail from ...
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Email Forwarding Blacklist

My company sends a huge amount of spam to our work gmail accounts in the form of system emails and bureaucratic emails. I want to only forward emails to my personal email if they don't match an ...
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Is there a way to create new Category Tabs in GMail?

I love the idea of categories. Kind of like applied filters. I'd love to create my own custom applied filters as new categories, and be able to list those categories on the front page.
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How to disable Gmail auto label

I have a self-defined label A. Some emails are labeled with A automaticaly. I did found a filter that matches the email. But the related action is labeling it with B. And that is the only one matching ...
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How to get a notified from google chrome notifier when a mail with a specific label arrives

How can i get notified when an email with specific label in subject/title arrives to my inbox as am using chrome desktop notifier . Please help me to get this done. Do I need a macro?. Thanks in ...
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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 to deal with overlapping Gmail filters

I have a Gmail account and a live.unc.edu account. The live.unc.edu account forwards to my Gmail account. I've made a Gmail label called “UNC” and set up a filter to catch all email that is to: ...
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“Mute” alternative for conversations that aren't in the inbox

How can I both: Keep mailing lists out of my inbox (to read separately later) Selectively hide mailing list conversations (including their future messages) I've tried using a filter for mailing ...
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Forward All Except Filter in Gmail

I'm using Gmail Forwarding to forward all messages to another account. However I have about 50 email addresses in a filter that I do not want forwarded. I don't want to mark these messages as spam, ...
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Discarding faster spam mail in gmail [duplicate]

Sometimes I like to browse my spam folder, to make sure Im not passing by something that is important. The problem is that there is so much spam that is even hard browse through it. I notice some ...
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Find out which filters where applied to an email in Gmail

I’ve got about 20-30 filters set up in my work Gmail account doing a range of things, from filtering newsletters that won’t let me unsubscribe into the bin, to marking messages that come through a web ...
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Some emails arrive in my ALL MAIL that are not arriving in my INBOX.

Some emails arrive in ALL MAIL that are not arriving in my INBOX. How do I get Gmail to put them in my INBOX when they arrive?
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How do I configure canned responses in GMail so that it only sends the auto response to the original email and not to follow-up emails?

The Company I work for deals with many customer enquiries and we rely a lot on email correspondence. I know how to create a canned response in GMail and am aware of its filters, but I was wondering if ...
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how can I block email in Gmail without deleting entire conversations

In Gmail, I do not want to receive emails from certain people (from certain email accounts). I have tried setting up a filter for each of these people, if it matches the sender to delete that ...
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How does Gmail Categorise the email as Primary, Social, etc.?

How does Gmail categorise the email messages in my inbox as primary, social, etc.? What should I do to make my mails send from my application be in the primary box always?
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Any way to auto forward conversation only once?

I need to find a way to forward only one message from Gmail to another email. Basically, this email goes to my ticketing system but I do not want Gmail to forward every reply/forward on one thread as ...