Questions specifically about the search functions of Gmail, the email service from Google.

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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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Can you define “me” in Gmail search?

In Gmail you can search for e.g. to:me to find emails sent to you. From what I gather, this search finds emails sent to yourname@gmail.com, your.name@gmail.com, yourname+tag@gmail.com etc. But can you ...
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Exclude label from a Gmail search?

How can I exclude a given label from a search, effectively finding all the email that do not have that label applied? I've searched Google, SuperUser, and the Gmail Advanced search support page to no ...
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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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Search Gmail for messages without seeing my inbox

For a long time now, I've benefited from the ability to compose an email in gmail without seeing my inbox (I get distracted by my inbox so easily). Compose an email in Gmail without seeing my inbox ...
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Gmail search using exact search string

Doing a search via regular Gmail frontend in the browser, shows strange results. I want to search all mails from *@ebay.* My search: from:@ebay shows also emails sent from an ebay subdomain: ...
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Does Gmail offer a way to search messages' MIME content? [duplicate]

For example, I want to find all of the messages in my inbox where the Errors-To: header is equal to a specific value. Doesn't look like Gmail's search considers MIME content when searching. This ...
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How to find the oldest email in Gmail

Just what the title says, how do I find the oldest email in Gmail? I know ho to find the oldest email from a specific person, but I’m interested in finding the oldest email, regardless of the sender ...
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Search Gmail for emails from specific address

I have a Gmail account with my own person email address like myname@myemailid.com. This all works fine. Backed up in my Gmail account I had other email ids with other characters/names before the ...