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Is there a way to display exact received time instead of relative time?

Does google offer a configuration option, or has someone developed a plugin or extension, that can display the exact received time instead of the relative time an email was received? This is what I ...
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What options or tools can I use to have Gmail notify me on receipt of a very important message?

I am eagerly awaiting an important-to-me email notification. I currently have a filter set in Gmail to trap this message and flag it as important, never send it to spam, keep it in the inbox, and ...
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What happens to an email in Google Inbox if I star it in Gmail?

I starred an email in Gmail. I now can't seem to find it in Google Inbox. Obviously I can search for it, but I would have thought that it might be easier to find than that. Am I missing something?
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Switch from Inbox back to Gmail: how to convert pins back to stars

I'd like to try out Inbox, but I don't see how I can go back to Gmail if I do without a lot of manual pain. There doesn't seem to be a way to get back from pins to stars. Is there? I know I can find ...
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How to search Gmail for messages sent TO a specific person, that they never replied back?

I have over 15GB of emails. I have one employee that requires hard proof in order to understand a concern. Otherwise this person gets very defensive. I hope to avoid this by showing the insane number ...
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Get notifications from Inbox mobile app for reminders, but not emails? [migrated]

This question applies to the Google Inbox mobile app. I do not want notifications for random incoming emails as I'm trying to only check email twice a day. I do want notifications for reminders, as ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?
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Where can I see the date I created my Gmail account?

Well, it's a long time I'm using my Gmail account. Today, I had a talk with my friends about the date we created our Gmail accounts and we all had some guesses about it. Is there any option in Gmail ...
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Gmail attach file keyboard shortcut

I would like to know if there is any keyboard shortcut to attach a file when writing an email. Most of the shortcuts can be found here, but they do not include any for this task.
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Put together several messages into one conversation in Gmail

I think Gmail is the first webmail provider that features the Conversation -- having only one mailbox entry for messages in the same thread. Neat. However, a downside to this is that when you edit ...
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Is it possible to change the background color of all incoming emails in Gmail?

I have been working with the theme options in Gmail. There is an option for changing the background color of the text/background inbox list of emails. I would like to change the original background ...
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Is there a way to automatically ban an address in Gmail? [duplicate]

In the Yahoo mail service's settings section, we have an item named banned addresses, which means that we normally don't receive emails from that address. It doesn't go to spam, trash, or anywhere ...
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Can not recover my gmail email account [duplicate]

Gmail has indicated that my email account no longer exists. What has happened & how can I resolve this? What is the phone number for gmail support?
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Is there a way to highlight text in a received email in Gmail?

I'd like to be able to highlight portions of text in emails I receive from other people, in Gmail. When I reopen those emails (often large), I'd like to be able to see what portions of text I had ...
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Gmail does not accept certificate for my other POP3-mailserver

I have a VPS where some of the users have used their Gmail accounts to check the mail (using Gmail's "other POP3 accounts I own"-feature). However, we forgot to renew the SSL certificate in time, but ...
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How to remove Gmail's prevention of the “suspicious sign-in”?

I got mail from Gmail saying someone from a certain IP tried to log-in and it was prevented and that I should reset my password by following the given link if I don't recognise the address. ...We ...
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Removing someone from Gmail chat list

How do I remove someone from my Gmail chat list, but not from my Gmail contacts? Please note that blocking is not an option, as I want to allow the person to invite me on chat later if he wants.
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Emails sent to Gmail domain suddenly not RFC 2822 compliant, Possible to bypass with Google Apps?

Four days ago emails sent to our Gmail accounts via our ISP's mail servies started being rejected due to not being RFC 2822 complainant. The following message to was undeliverable. The reason for ...
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Disable “Stay signed in” for Google Inbox/Gmail

Title says it all... When I sign in to Google Inbox, the "Stay signed in" box is checked by default on the password screen. Sometimes I forget to uncheck it. Is there a setting somewhere to disable ...
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Can I export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?
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Gmail deletes messages after reply instead of keeping it in the main inbox. How do I stop it? [closed]

Every time I reply to an email in Gmail, instead of leaving it in my inbox folder it deletes the reply message. Then, it makes me restore it. This is a glitch, I know, but how do I get it to stop ...
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Particular hangouts windows not opening

When I click on a person's name in the chat list, sometimes an invisible chat window opens. I can see the outline of the window, but nothing else. In every session, 3-4 such windows open. I have ...
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Using Google Apps to handle customized after hours auto responses to support based email inbox

THE SETUP: Our company has a primary support email that all of our clients use to generate helpdesk tickets. It is a google apps inbox using helpdesk@%our primary domain% Our ticketing support auto ...
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Can I use Google Apps as a mail service to send registration, confirmation, marketing emails? [closed]

I'm developing a web application. It has authentication system, that is users have to confirm their email on registration, password/email/profile changes, etc. I'm considering mail services for this ...
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How to set up different reply-to addresses for different emails, in Gmail

I email a bunch of different clients from the same Gmail account. I am also using Zoho Projects to manage all of them. Zoho provides a feature that allows you to directly email areas of your project ...
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Gmail - any way to bypass autoresponder in a certain case?

I am using Google Apps for Work. I have a Google Apps account and mailbox (pmoore@example.com). That mailbox has an alias assigned to it (inbox@example.com). That mailbox has other aliases also ...
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How do image attachments affect Gmail quota?

Gmail seems to do some image processing when an image is uploaded, compressing the (JPG) image. There are also options to select the size of the image (small, best fit, original size). Also, there is ...
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Google Apps Free edition (legacy) vs Classic Gmail [closed]

I currently forward my Google Apps Free edition (legacy) to my classic Gmail account. This way I can use my custom domain email address from Gmail. I do not use Google Apps as my primary account ...
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How do I recover my Google account (or Gmail) password or username?

I have forgotten the password or username for my Google account, or I'm unable to access my account for other reasons. How can I recover my account? (This Q&A is meant as a general description ...
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How to block a set of related email addresses in Gmail

I created a filter so that every email from specific email addresses get deleted. However, it doesn't work at all and all of these emails shown in my Inbox. This is how I configured the filter. ...
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How do I work around labels being applied to individual messages and not conversations in Gmail?

There are numerous reports of issues with Gmail labels, stars, unreads, message counts, and generally searching or counting combinations of these. Many of these seem to come from a common cause. I ...
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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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How do you undo a POP transfer of all mails from one Gmail account to another?

I recently wanted to shift my mail from Account 1 to Account 2. I enabled POP in Account 1 for all mail, and set the option "Archive mail". In Account 2, in Accounts and Import, I added Account 1 in "...
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Is it possible to have Gmail filter based on header content? [duplicate]

I've noticed that a number of emails are coming from companies associated with jobdivabk.com. I know this because I can see this in the header: Authentication-Results: mx.google.com; dkim=pass ...
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How to stop Gmail from blocking multi-lingual emails?

I happened to look in my Gmail spam folder and by chance I noticed a very important invoice from a well-known worldwide organisation I have recently done business with. It's a legitimate invoice for ...
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Filter outgoing Gmail based on From address

I have the following problem. Basically, I have several email accounts - one for my uni, one for my job, a personal one, etc. I primarily use Gmail, so I have all my emails redirected to this single ...
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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 "somename@...
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Setting an account picture for “other” accounts when using the Gmail mobile app

Recently I've noticed that if you have a picture associated with your Google account, and you send an email using your Gmail account to someone using the Gmail mobile app. That picture will show on ...
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Why are my emails going to all mail?

Why are 90% of all my incoming emails going to All Mail and not to my Inbox?
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How can I see how much space a label or folder is taking up in Gmail?

Is there a way to see how how much space a label/folder is taking up on Gmail ? I know I can see the overall account info at the bottom i.e., "x of 15gb" - but is there a way to break this down by ...
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How do I sign out of all Gmail sessions without access to a computer?

I know the method to do sign out from all devices on a computer. (Go to Gmail page, in bottom right, click Details, and click Sign out all other web sessions) My question is, how do I do this if I ...
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Why does Gmail add spacings in the emails I send?

Quite often, I compose an email in Gmail, I send the email, and than realize that some weird spacings had appeared in the email that I just sent. How to avoid that, without resorting to switching to ...
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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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Labels don't display alphabetically in Inbox

Just like the title says. I have a work label marked with a exclamation point in front of it so that it's always at the top of my label list. The list looks something like this: !Work Alice Mark ...
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Adding “Send As” address in Gmail result in an SMTP DNS error

I want to send mail from my Gmail box (me@gmail.com) that will appear as sent from my Google Apps address (me@example.com). While setting up the "send as" address, I'm asked to enter my SMTP server, ...
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How can I use Google Inbox's “snooze” in regular Gmail?

Is there a way to "snooze" an email within Gmail without going to Google Inbox? Do some apps support it but not others? I'm interested in the Gmail web app, in particular (mail.google.com).
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Gmail unread count external access with minimal auth and permissions

I want to display a badge of how many unread (new) e-mails I have on my Gmail account. But I need to do it in a secure way, if the auth keys ever leak it won't lead to any data leak (besides the ...
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Gmail for work old free version

I started using Gmail for work when it was being offered for 10 accounts. It was only after a year or so that Google made it paid. Does this effect me. I am facing certain issues and I don't know how ...
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How to stop Google Apps Script responding to noreply

I have a script that I have adapted to suit my needs. function autoReply() { var interval = 5; // if the script runs every 5 minutes; change otherwise var wkend = [6,0]; // 1=Mo, 2=Tu, 3=We,...