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

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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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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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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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How to add filter and label to group in Gmail contacts?

I have my Gmail contacts sorted into groups. In my mail I also have labels associated with filters-for specific people I have a filter associated with a label. For the filter creation, how do I ...
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Is there a way to block recipients in Gmail?

I'm not looking to block senders, I'm looking to block recipients. For instance, I've occasionally hit Reply and written an email to an address of the type do-not-reply@domain.com, ...
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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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How can I filter out mailing list threads where I participate in?

I subscribe to a mailing list, where a large number of messages are posted each day. I don't want these mails to disturb me, so I've set up a filter that automatically moves these messages to a ...
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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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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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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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Gmail filter which removes a label

I've actually 2 questions. The first one, simpler: is it still possible to create filter manually with a Boolean string or do we have to use the filter tool (the form it comes out when you create or ...
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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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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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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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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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Pause/suspend a Gmail filter

I have a number of Gmail filters acting on my incoming e-mail. I'm trying to find a way to "pause" a filter. By that I mean to temporarily turn it off without deleting it. (Some are fairly detailed ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I dismiss Gmail's warning about my filter forwarding my mail?

I set up a filter on my personal gmail that forwards all mail from a certain domain to my work email. When I saved the filter, the following notification popped up at the top of my window: ("Your ...
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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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Adding a label to outgoing mail, gmail also moves it to the inbox

I have a filter which adds a label, applied to both from: and to: addresses. When I compose a new mail (not reply) matched by that filter the label is correctly applied, but the mail also ends up in ...
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Gmail Filtering: How to filter by messages, not by conversation?

I have been emailing my Gmail account error messages from a project I am working on. I am trying to use GMail filters/labels to sort out the class of errors. But because the subject line is ...
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Filtering tagged and untagged gmail messages

I am currently switching over to using "tagged" gmail addresses - for example, using name+amazon@gmail.com for my amazon email, name+newegg@gmail.com for my newegg account, etc. However, because I am ...
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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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In Gmail, can I base my “send from” address on a filter/label?

In short: In Gmail, is there a way to let the "send from" address change automatically depending on which label the mail has? In long: I have 4 accounts connected to Gmail. Lets say ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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 search top level domain but not search in sender id

I'm being spammed a lot lately from *@*.in domains I know how to create a filter so I can auto delete those messages. But I need a search that only searches in the mail address. for example if i use ...
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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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Gmail filter “has the word” stopped working?

I am receiving emails with test results from overnight automation testing. I used different filters to label all testing emails. One of them is to make failed email with red label—easy to see if ...
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I want a very specific regex filter in Gmail, is this possible? [duplicate]

I would like a filter like this: *@*.ab.com In this example is * a wildcard which can contain any possible substring. Is this even possible, and if it is, how do I make one?
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How can I filter Spam written in Russian in gmail? [duplicate]

I get tons of spam in Russian (Cyrillic alphabet) and although Gmail marks it correctly as spam, I want to create a filter that moves these mails to a separate folder, so the spam folder contains only ...
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Using a custom star type with a Gmail filter

I have set up a Gmail filter that marks all incoming mail from a certain mailing list with a star. Right now, the filter automatically applies the standard yellow star. How can I set it to use the ...
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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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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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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 ...