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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 create a filter that prevents sending certain emails?

How can I create a subject line or body text filter that filters outgoing email? When the filter matches a message, the message should not be sent.
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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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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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Gmail: move from OIB/Shopping to Promotions Tab?

A while ago I installed OtherInBox, which in fact doesn't do much for me - I really do prefer the gmail tabs. However, there's one group of daily deals which end up in my OIB/Shopping folder - and ...
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Gmail label unread count

If you set up a filter Matches: from:(foo@gmail.com) Do this: Skip Inbox read a mail from that person apply label receive a reply The label will not show a count for that reply or any other ...
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Exclude starred messages?

I ran a search on my messages including -is:starred I also tried -has:yellow-star however I am still getting starred messages in my search results
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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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EXCLUDE email addresses from autoresponder? Gmail

I know you can create a canned response that will only send to certain emails, but I have a much smaller group of people (internal office) that I don't want the response sent to, rather than those I ...
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Automatically label newsletters in Gmail

I used filters to automatically label newsletters in Gmail, for e.g., I added a filter that matches incoming email id to newsletter@brainpickings.org etc. and labels them as READING. But for some ...
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Is it possible to set up an automatic “response” to an email address contained with an email on Gmail?

So I know how to make canned responses, trigger automatic responses by setting up a search criteria however the problem I have is this: I've just built a new website for my company and the contact ...
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Filter replies to a mailing list in Gmail

i have a company wide mail list (company-all@example.com) from which important messages are sent time to time. What isn't important is the dolts who reply all to this address. Is there a way to ...
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Gmail - Create search filter

I'm trying to create a search filter when I receive automated emails The emails that I want to filter, always contain the following format Gitlab | foo | bar | herp a derp How can I create a ...
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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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Gmail - check multiple POP3 accounts from one inbox

I have multiple domain specific email address that I'd like to check from a single Gmail login. I've previously seen a set up where multiple inboxes or accounts were accessible from the left side bar ...
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Automatically reply to mail if subject doesn't match criteria

People send a lot of mail to my gmail. I need a way to categorize my mail. I thought of subject filters. whenever somebody send mail with "support" or "sales" as subject gmail would automatically ...
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POP3 email in Gmail not filtering correctly

I am accessing another email account via POP3 within Gmail. Update: I have 2 other email addresses set up with the same filters, and they are working as intended. The only difference between this ...
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Gmail Filter - Give Label To A List Of Incoming And Outgoing Emails Containing Email Address From A Certain List Of Email Addresses

I've a list of email addresses (let's give it a name Cool Email Addresses for understanding purpose) Email A Email B Email C The emails I've sent and received should be given a label Label XYZ if ...
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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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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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Gmail - Filter Messages to group1@gmail.com and NOT to group2@gmail.com

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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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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Gmail labeling forwarded emails

I have 2 emails 1 for school (= outlook) and 1 personal(=gmail) I forward my outlook emails to my personal gmail. The forwarded emails I receive in my gmail should get a label called school But I ...
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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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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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Delete an email from a folder only if it is not contained in another folder

I was searching around but found no answers about this issue: I have a folder, in my Gmail account, where I automatically (with filters) put mail with attachments and other characteristics... they are ...
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Gmail filter sent to group but exclude if I am copied

I am setting up filters in Gmail. I am part of a distribution group and I want any email coming to that group to be filtered and labelled. The issue is when some one sent an email to the group and CC ...
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Sort Of Complex Gmail Filter

I want to label messages in gmail according to a logic that goes something like this: from includes bob@hisdomain.com, sheila@herdomain.com, *@anotherdomain.com unless subject starts with 'Personal:' ...
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I want to get the email address of everyone I've had a conversation with over the last year [duplicate]

I want to send a newsletter using mailchimp to everyone I've had an email conversation with over the past year. What is the best way to export their email addresses? I only want people I've gone back ...
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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 do you auto-archive chat/hangout messages in Gmail?

I use hangouts on Android and on the desktop (browser extension) and these messages periodically appear in my Gmail inbox. So every day I'm having to manually archive all these hangout messages that ...
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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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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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How to automatically insert a new received email into a specific Gmail label? [duplicate]

On my Gmail account I have create a new label named: Work, now I want that when I receive a new email from some specific address (for example: myboss@example.com) these messages are automatically ...
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Gmail accounts - more than one possible?

I have a gmail account. I am now needing to set up an account to be used by a group as I have taken on a volunteer position and wish to communicate with this group of 50 or more people without it ...
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Getting the original sender address from third party email service

I receive a lot of email messages from a third party service, so every email comes with a from emailaddress@email.com via third party. How do I get the email and send my automated response to the ...
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filter mail by real recipient

I have a site, say example.org. All mail to addresses like *@example.org is redirected to one account. I use gmail to get all mail from this account. I use few filters like to: ...
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How to create filters in Gmail with “OR” condition in “Has the words”

I need to create a filter with an OR condition in Has the words to return results where either one of the specified words occurs in the body of the mail. How to achieve this in Gmail?
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Gmail - forward all emails received except from one email address

I just set up an email account for my daughter and as part of the deal for her getting an account is that I get copied on all email for the next year. I've easily set up the account to forward to me ...
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“Doesn't have” filter for from field not applying

I am using filters to better organize my emails. What I am trying to do , I believe, is relatively straight forward but I am not getting the result I'm looking for. I get emails from ...
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How can I bulk/mass forward emails in Gmail using contacts lists in a search/filter manner?

One of my Gmail accounts receives too much spam and I want to abandon it and use a new one. For this I want to specify that if any one from my contact lists sends an email to my current email account, ...
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Gmail filter for messages received within a time window

We've set up a burglar alarm system that sends notification e-mails to a Gmail account. The issue with the burglar alarm is that it is too sensitive, and sends multiple e-mails for the same ...
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Send forwarded domain email to Gmail folder

I have a couple of email addresses from name@example.com that I'm forwarding to a personal Gmail account. However, I need to save disk space and move my email messages to Gmail. Is it possible to ...
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Is there a way to know what Gmail filters apply to a given email?

I have so many filters that I don't know which ones are making some emails skip the inbox. Is there a way to know the filters that match a given email?
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Filtering conversations matching a subject but not from a specific email

I use GMail for my Kijiji postings. (For those unaware, it's a lot like Craigslist, except it's popular in Canada!) I have a filter set up with: Matches: from:(post@kijiji.ca) subject:(Reply to your ...
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How to apply filters to existing mails in Gmail? [duplicate]

I created a filter in Gmail, but forgot to apply it to already existing messages. Is there any way to apply filters to existing messages?
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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 automatically archive and label “everything else” in Gmail priority inbox

I want everything else to skip the inbox, so I'm left with only the important messages in my inbox. I’d also like to label “everything else” so I can check it daily for anything that is important. ...
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Gmail, Prevent Multiple Filters from Matching (Folder Structure)

Is there anyway to have Gmail filters work with a nested folder ideology? Say I have a label structure that includes: "YouTube/TEDEducation", "YouTube/TruthSurge", etc. It is easy enough to match by ...
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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 Filters - How do I apply to everything in inbox (thousands) when it only matches 26 conversations at a time? [duplicate]

Someone suggested this answer..... "Go to the list of filters in Settings, edit the filter you want to run, don't change anything, and before you click Update Filter, check the box that says "Also ...