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Sending an email from an address that is only forwarding to my current?

I have one address, 123@, that is forwarding to another address, abc@ Having lost access to the 123 address is there a way to still reply to mail sent to 123 as if it is coming from the 123 address ...
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Is there a way to view Gmail login history beyond the default few hours? [duplicate]

I'm trying to track down some suspicious activity that happened two days ago, but Gmail's "view recent activity" doesn't go back that far. Is there some other place to look at it?
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Moving To Google Apps while keep old emails accessible without migrating

We have a situation at few educational institutes with 5+ domains, we want to move to google apps 5 .edu domains (its free for education right?) but we don't want to migrate the existing email data, ...
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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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Hide Gmail address in Google Hangouts

How do I hide my Gmail so it does not show up in Hangouts? So people who chat with me on Hangouts do not see my Gmail. By the way I do not have Google Plus.
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Email auto-forwarded from Google Apps to Gmail from website contact form are marked as spam

The contact form on my personal website sends mails to my Google Apps email (@domain.com) configured with that domain. In this email account, it arrives in the inbox (not spam). I have my @domain.com ...
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Is it possible to forward all Gmail messages to another account *including* spam?

It's simple to set Gmail to forward all incoming mail to another account. However, the spam filtering is done before that takes place, so any messages that Gmail considers spam will end up in the ...
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How to enable input tools shortcut in the draft mode while writing an email in Gmail?

The keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + k works in Gmail. It just doesn't work when I need it to. I have the the languages Marathi and Hindi switched on in Gmail input tools. I regularly use these ...
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2k views

How do a fully quote previous email in Gmail using “r” shortcut?

Currently, with the new version of Gmail, the default behaviour for the following two situations is inconsistently different. Reply clicking reply button. This fully quotes the previous email ...
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Color based on User Changes [on hold]

Is there way script change the Font/Color based on the User on Shared Google Excel. I do know we have History I'm looking for if someone logs in he/she should get some default color so that we can see ...
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Attach Google Docs to a gmail message

I can only link and not attach Google Docs. So, if the recipient does not have Google Drive, I have to download a converted document and upload it again. This is very time consuming and inefficient. ...
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This message was not sent to Spam because of a filter you created. OK but which filter?

Sometime I see: How can I see which filter the yellow message is talking about? I don't want to search myself. "Edit Filters" redirects to https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?shva=1#settings/filters. ...
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Gmail label vs category

What is the difference between Gmail's category vs label? My take on it is that a category is specific for Gmail's "Inbox" feature and so is quite separate. A follow-on question is how does this ...
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Creating a filter in Gmail that applies more than one label

I've been using Filters for a while in Gmail but have always been wondering if such a feature is available. Is it possible to somehow have a Gmail filter apply more than one label? As you can see ...
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In GMail, is there a way to tell when an email in your account was opened?

I suspect someone has been reading my emails and then setting their statuses back to 'unread'. Is there a way I can check when an email was initially opened?
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189 views

What does the eye symbol represent when entering Gmail password?

I recently noticed the appearance of an 'eye' symbol that appears as I am entering my Gmail password. It was not there before. What is this? If not an eye, it looks like a dot with an arc, or ...
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Can Gmail attachments contain unknown programs?

I do not necessarily mean virus or malware, but can normal-looking Gmail attachments like PDF have some kind of hidden function to let the sender know information about the recipient, such as when or ...
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How to access Google Apps mail from within personal Gmail account

I have a personal Gmail account which I use for personal mails and a Google Apps mail account by my employer which I use for my professional mails. It want to access my Google Apps mails from my ...
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Why does Gmail save a chat in Sent Mail?

I use Gmail. I have a chat conversation in Sent Mail, not in Inbox! Sent Mail means email, but I have a chat there like 1 email-1 line of a chat. It annoys me... I have Conversation view off. I have ...
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Has Gmail recently changed its attachment filtering?

For quite awhile if you wanted to send a .exe attachment in Gmail you could rename the extension and it would go right on through. However, within the last couple of weeks these attachments are now ...
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Gmail grid view is gone?

I used to have Gmail promotion tab grid view, and today I can't find the way to turn it on, the option is gone. The detail/grid button is gone and I can't find it in the option? Did Google remove the ...
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Deleting my Gmail profile picture doesn't remove it from conversations in Gmail

Basically, see the title. I do not have a Google+ account, just that screen that begs you to make one. Whenever I send an email on Gmail, it normally has my YouTube account profile picture. I went ...
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How to change setting of Gmail to view HTML emails?

This may sound like a dumb question, but I am having trouble with viewing a link (not in the form of a URL but some text that redirects you to a page once clicked) in one of the emails I have ...
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How do I make the chat show idle immediately?

When my email is left idle, my chat button shows green for a long time (for about 20 minutes) before turning orange, meaning I am available although I am away doing something. How I make the green ...
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How can I use other color stars in mobile Gmail?

In Gmail on my desktop computer, I can star an email with a variety of colored stars/icons (red star, yellow star, green checkbox, etc.) but when I access Gmail on my Android phone, using the standard ...
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Switching between Gmail accounts allows access to Facebook

After I logged into my Gmail account from my parents' home PC, where they too use to log into their own Gmail accounts, they are now able to: Log into my Facebook account View all of my Google ...
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Can you search Gmail based on sender's IP address?

Someone is trying to fool me. They are sending mails to me and I'm pretty sure it is someone I know. Via "Show original message" I found the IP address of the sender. With the assumption it is ...
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Google Mail showing all labels in inbox; how to do like Hotmail folders?

I want to display mails like Hotmail. Hotmail displays inbox items separately from other labels/folders. But in Gmail even after creating filter with labels all mails appear in inbox. How do I make ...
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Auto responders to only certain email addresses in Gmail

I'm trying to set up an auto responder to only certain people in Gmail. I'm aware you can go to –Settings → General → Vacation responder to set a global response, but I'm trying to setup almost a ...
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Forgot passwords due to water damage [duplicate]

I just replaced my phone from water damage and forgot my Gmail and Facebook passwords. How do I retrieve them?
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How can I purposely send a message that will be marked as spam in Gmail?

I'm trying to test out forwarding, filters, and spam. I want to see how a spam message will be affected by my current configuration. I want to send myself a message that will show up as spam in my ...
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Forwarding from one Gmail account to another ends up with apparently inconsistent 'deliveredto:'

I am consolidating several Gmail accounts (leaf accounts) in on central account (e.g., central@gmail.com). When faced with the choice between : Forwarding from each leaf account to the central ...
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Google keeps old and deleted contacts list?

I have used Gmail for many years, and during this time I have deleted a lot of email messages and contacts. I discovered that when I use some services (for example, DropBox) to invite my friends by ...
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Gmail: Disable automatic pulling of new messages?

I am using my Gmail address for all my email communication. I am using the web interface as well as the iOS application. I'm wondering if there's a way to stop Gmail from automatically pulling ...
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Remove extra space to the right in Gmail

I have extra white space to the right on Gmail when I use the vertical split. It's where the "people" widget used to be, but I don't want the widget nor the space. I just want the email to use up all ...
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All my Gmail messages and contacts are gone - how do I get them back?

I have just logged in to my Gmail account to check on an email received about a job and my account is empty. It is as if I have just opened a new account! This is an account I use for work and I ...
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Does Gmail disallow choosing usernames for a new account that can cause confusion with existing ones?

Suppose there is already a Gmail user choosing the username (hence email address) as "abcdxyz2015", is it true that Gmail will disallow new users from choosing the username as "abcdxyz2o15" (notice ...
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Why can't I make a new Gmail account without phone verification even in different browsers? [duplicate]

I used to be able to make new Gmail accounts without providing an email address or phone number, even after Gmail starts telling me to verify account after I made a couple or so in a row, because then ...
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Gmail alternative that doesn't show your IP to the email recipient [closed]

Is there an email service besides Gmail that does not give your IP address in your email header so it's hidden to the recipients? Free or paid.
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Cannot attach/send archived files from/to gmail email address

The first time I tried to send archived files to/from a gmail email account was 1 month ago and I noticed that you cannot send this kind of files. I tried multiple times and failed always. If I send ...
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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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861 views

Removing contact from Google chat function

I would like to remove a person from my Gmail chat list and make it so she cannot contact me. She does not appear on my contact list. When hovering over her name on the hangout section it only shows ...
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How do I completely remove an e-mail and chat contact from Gmail?

If I go to my e-mail list when sending an e-mail to someone on Gmail, an e-mail from a person I don't want to see is there and I can remove it at all. I don't want this information in my e-mail list ...
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How to get confirmation of Google Group address

I stumbled across a Gmail Group guide from a couple of years ago. Basically I followed its steps and created a group with the name@googlegroups.com format. I logged into my original address and went ...
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Gmail locked out “detected unusual activity” asking for phone # - will this go away later?

I'm locked out of my Gmail account as it says it detected unusual activity and asks for my phone number to send a verification code. I don't know why this happened all of a sudden. I don't have a ...
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Upload emails to Gmail account from the Google Takeout generated .mbox file

In the past I've downloaded my emails from a Gmail account using Google Takeout. This gave me a .mbox archive. Is there a way I can upload this into a another Gmail account?
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Annoying translation popups on hovering English text! How to get rid of them?

Since very recently I start getting popups when hovering English text showing me "Original text" as if it was translated. However, the original was in English, so this makes no sense! What is worse, ...
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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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My WordPress blog address is shown to all my Gmail contacts: how to prevent?

My friend found my WordPress blog by importing his Gmail contacts into his WordPress blog. And I was in his contacts. Thus, WordPress shares my blog address automatically with all my Gmail contacts. ...