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

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Filing to labels in Gmail

With all of Gmail's changes, I've lost the ability to file my emails into my created labels. Instead, they now stay in my inbox, with the named label listed on the subject line; thus voiding the ...
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Nest one label under another without losing filters

I have 2 existing labels in my Gmail account. I would like to make one of them a child label of another. I have a set of complicated filters attached to the would-be child label, so I don't want to ...
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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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How can I filter my Gmail messages that aren't labeled?

I'd like to sort all of my Gmail messages that don't have label, so I can process them (I miss some every now and then). I can sort by every label by clicking on it at the left, but how do you sort ...
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Filtering archived messages in Gmail

I've done a lot of searching and experimenting with this and can't make it work. Basically I, like most, get a lot of email that isn't spam but isn't interesting. I read the first line preview and ...
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Why is this mail in Gmail skipping my inbox?

I added a filter to an incoming email and it said "Apply to 79 other messages". I didn't see where these other messages existed. After applying the label, I now see these messages in that label. I am ...
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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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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 - 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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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'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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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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gmail auto response to all people included on original email (to, cc and bcc)

I need to use an auto response to emails that are sent from few email addresses or that contain a specific topic. I'm able to auto respond only to the sender of such emails using canned responses and ...
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Gmail Filter: my email is on cc vs to list

How can I create these two filters in Gmail? Filter 1: I am on the To: list -> apply label 1 Filter 2: I am on the cc: list -> skip inbox, apply label 2
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Gmail, how to forward email to group using a filter

I run the office lotto syndicate. I get a results email that I want to detect via a filter, and forward to a group containing the lotto syndicate members. Is this possible? I can't seem to figure ...
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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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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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How to filter gmail threads with less than certain number of replies?

I'm trying to create a filter to label Gmail threads that have less than a certain number of replies. Is there a way to do that?
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How to sort gmail emails but have unread appear in inbox

That title is a bit of a mouthful. Anyhow my issue is this: I can automatically apply labels to certain types of emails as they come into my inbox; but I have to file them away separately once I'm ...
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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's filter for SPAM folder and/or keywords in multiple fields

Gmail's filters are either very weak or I don't understand, how to create just a bit more complex ones. In particular, how can I create a filter, that will match: messages in SPAM folder (as well ...
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Can I set Gmail filters from Thunderbird?

I am in the process of moving all my email filters to Gmail, using their Filter features. Right now, all of my filters are inside Thunderbird and now I have to make each filter again from scratch. ...
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Is there a way to mark all mail as read at the end of every day?

Is there a way to automatically mark all the emails in my Gmail inbox as read at the end of every day? Even better, if it didn't mark the email in the 'Primary' tab read. Note: I am looking for an ...
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In what order are filters processed in Gmail?

If I have multiple filters that match the same email do they all get processed? If so, in what order are they processed? What if the first filter matched modifies the email to make it match (or no ...
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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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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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How will this set of filters be executed?

All of the SPAM I receive is from .net domains. Some of the valid email I receive is also from .net domains. I would like to white list the valid domains and delete the rest. What would happen to ...
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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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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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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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Auto reply to specific emails from txt.voice.google.com

I recently got a new phone number. I ported over my old phone to Google Voice. I have a prerecorded voicemail greeting that say "this isn't my number, here is my new number". When anyone calls they ...
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Create Gmail filter that contains a special character

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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Gmail email filtering

I have the following problem. Basicaly, I have several email accounts - one for my uni, one for my job, a personal one etc. I primarly use Gmail, so I have all my emails redirected to this single ...
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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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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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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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Gmail filters for conversations I am participating in

I often participate in open-source mailing lists such as python-ideas. These mailing lists are usually run by a software called Mailman, which unfortunately doesn't have a feature that is really ...
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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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Gmail move mail delivery errors to separate folder

I have an installation of PHPBB3, and it sends mail from my Gmail address to users. However, I just got an influx of spambots with fake addresses that bounce. How do I tell Gmail to move these ...
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How to filter messages in Gmail based on attachments number?

I would like to create a filter which will react if received message has 2 attached files (and not zero, one, three etc.). I am aware about has:attachment option. But is there has two attachments (or ...
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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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GMAIL - no label found in Allmail

I'm really bummed! I missed a really important email for a job now that came in...I've been checking my Inbox and Spam just in case on my phone. I just found out I missed the date and have been ...
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Is there any way to make GMail (or a suitable alernative) automatically delete out-of-office replies from cc addresses?

It's just quite a nuisance when you send out an email with only one or two to addresses and a whole bunch of cc/bcc addresses just because they were previously part of the email chain and you then get ...
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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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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 ...