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

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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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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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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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Can I filter incoming mail based on membership in a circle?

With the addition of circles to Gmail, I'd like to be able filter emails from members of various circles, ostensibly to apply a label to those emails. I know I can open a circle and see all the ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to create a Gmail filter that works on headers other than From, To, Subject?

I've forwarded one of my really old email addresses to Gmail. I'd like to create a filter so that any mail to that old address is always labeled properly in Gmail. I can create a Gmail filter with ...
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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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Gmail filter to mark all incoming mail as read

I would like to create a filter to mark all incoming mail as read in Gmail (I find the read/unread indicators distracting for my workflow) Is there an easy way to do this? I tried using a filter ...
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In Gmail, can I base my “send from” address on a filter?

In short: In Gmail, is there a way to let the "send from" address change automatically depending on which of my accounts it was sent to? In long: I recently joined a team (of developers) and they ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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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Gmail's label and skip the inbox filter

I am using Gmail. I want incoming mail that matches a label to skip the inbox. This does not seem to work. The instructions from Gmail include the following: To keep organized, many people like ...
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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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Stop Gmail from running all filters

Has anyone figured out how to get Gmail to stop processing filters once a condition is met? I would like to avoid having certain messages potentially get multiple labels. As great as Gmail is, the ...
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Is there a Gmail filter for creating Chrome bookmarks using URL links in an email message?

When I am surfing the web (either from my iPhone or laptop), I would like to send links of the webpages I want to read later as emails to my Gmail account. Is it possible to use filters (or any ...
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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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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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label incoming emails from a different account in Gmail

Assume I have created a label called "example@university.ac.uk" and I also have that account in my Gmail account, i.e. I can receive and send emails from it. How do I send all the received emails ...
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How to notify another mail about incoming mail with a specific subject or label in Gmail?

Whenever I get an email from xxx@example.com (specific filter) I want to automatically send an email message to other email address. Not to forward the mail but to send a notification like "you have a ...
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How to filter Gmail threads with fewer than certain number of replies?

I'm trying to create a filter to label Gmail threads that have fewer than a certain number of replies. Is there a way to do that?
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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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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Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

I'd like to create a Gmail filter to filter all of my Google Calendar notifications into a separate folder. Google Calendar notifications have headers that look like the following: Reply-To: Helen ...
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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 ...
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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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Filter messages to one group mailbox and not to a second group mailbox [duplicate]

I am a part of multiple groups in my corporate Gmail account, and would like to filter out all emails from my Inbox that come to group1@gmail.com so that they are marked as read and archived, except ...
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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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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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Can you create rules in Gmail?

In MS Outlook, you can create rules so different kinds of mail can go in different folders. Can you do the same thing in Gmail, so all your emails from a list go in a specific subfolder instead of ...
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Is there a way to search labels based on stemming in Gmail?

Say I have the label Home/Family/Kids and Home/Family, is there any search expression that can match both of these with a single term? For example, I want to use a search query like ...
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Keep getting spam which have the same “mailed-by” field. Marking spam doesn't work. Can’t create filter based on this. How to mark these as spam?

I keep getting messages with different From but the same mailed-by field. I need to mark these messages as spam, but simply doing so doesn't work. Creating filters searches for From values only, so ...
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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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“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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Discarding spam mail faster in Gmail [duplicate]

Sometimes I like to browse my spam folder, to make sure I'm 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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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 email messages with the subject USB 3.0 in a folder, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Filter to move email to the “sent folder”

Is it possible to create a Gmail filter to redirect incoming email (those sent by me to me) to the "sent" folder? I use a VBA script to send email from Excel through smtp.googlemail.com. ...
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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 can I save messages from a particular sender in a particular folder in Gmail?

A particular sender (an advertising company) sends a lot of emails daily into my Gmail inbox. Now those mails are important to me, since I am interested in their ads, but every time it is not possible ...
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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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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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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 ...