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Mailing from name@example.com using Gmail, but I don't have SMTP

I own several domains where I don't have separate mailboxes or mail user accounts. To receive mail, I've just setup a catch-all for such a domain that redirects to a generic address elsewhere. Now, I ...
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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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Insert HTML markup into Gmail signature

Is there any way to add HTML markup signature in Gmail settings? I mean, insert some HTML markup without using rich editor, just inserting HTML?
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How to remove Sender header when sending from another Gmail

I set up Gmail with an embarrassing username I created as a teenager which my friends and family use (let's call it lolz@gmail.com), then later created a serious e-mail account (my.name@gmail.com) ...
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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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How does Gmail's “out of storage space” work?

There is a message showing: You’re out of storage space and will soon be unable to send or receive emails until you free up space or purchase additional storage. at the top of Gmail's page, as ...
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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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Replying to emails in Gmail with complete details of the original mail

When replying to emails in Outlook, the complete details of the original email are appended on bottom. Ex: From: Manas [mailto:****@****.com] Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 1:38 PM To: Manas ...
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Gmail forward all email - respond as original reciever

I have two Gmail addresses/accounts, OfficialAddressA and PrivateAdressB. I have set all incoming emails to OfficialAddressA to be forwarded to PrivateAdressB, and remove Gmail's copy. Now I want ...
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Download embedded-images attachments from Gmail

Usually, Gmail offers a link to download all attachments. However, someone sent me a HTML e-mail where the attachments are images inside the e-mail. They are technically attachments, but there is no ...
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“there was a problem previewing this document” in Gmail

Almost every time I click on an attachment preview in Gmail it says there was a problem previewing this document and offers to download. What did I do wrong and how to fix it?
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How to create a Gmail group from recipient list?

I have an email with tens of recipients. I would like to create a contact group from it without adding each of them one at a time. How can I do that in Gmail? The internet is full of old instructions ...
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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 shows an email (categorized as inbox), in “all mail” but not in inbox

This is when I click on "All Mail" And this is when I click on Inbox Notice that in the "All Mail" pic, the category is "Inbox" for the bunch of recent emails. Whereas in the "Inbox" pic, the ...
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How can I get contacts back into the inbox?

My favorite contacts used to be listed to the left in the inbox, and mailing was a one-step process. Now, to mail a contact I click on gmail, then contacts, and a new window opens. Then to compose, ...
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Red padlock icon showing in Gmail From address

I noticed a red open padlock icon in Gmail near the From address part of an email message. What does this red open padlock icon mean?
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Gmail - inbox and mail window too wide

I've been having a weird issue with Gmail window formatting for quite a while now and it drives me mad. It only occurs on one of my computers (does not occur on laptop, nor PC at work). It affects all ...
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Gmail is showing a problem (#007) [on hold]

My Gmail account says it incurred a problem (#007) and will retry in a certain # of minutes. When that time runs out, the time starts over. This has been going on since Friday 4/22/16. I can't send ...
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Read-only permission to Gmail

I wish to use a mail client to continuously backup my Gmail data. However, I want to prevent the client from making any changes to my Gmail. When I tried to access Gmail using Thunderbird/IMAP, in ...
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Changing Gmail reply tag from “Re” to “RE”

When I reply to a message having subject line, let's say Welcome, then the subject line becomes Re:Welcome. I want it to be RE:Welcome. I want RE instead of Re. Of course, I can edit it while ...
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can i link spreadsheet cell to pdf file? [on hold]

I have a spreadsheet which data is generated from a tablet form, this i send this form it creates a new row in my spreadsheet starting with a key field(my record number) at the same time, it saves a ...
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How to prevent Gmail from automatically marking message as read?

In Thunderbird I have such option and I use it. Now I am trying to switch to Gmail and I can't find such setting. I claim that no computer program can know, whether I have actually read a message. ...
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Gmail & Google Docs: Paste just the text, not the formatting (Firefox, Safari)

When I use Gmail and Google Docs (With Firefox 3.6.6), I often cut text from another HTML or PDF document. When I paste this text into the document body, Gmail and Google doc will paste the text and ...
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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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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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Gmail Video Chat Tester Bot?

For instance in Skype I have such as service in my contacts list called "Echo / Sound Test Service" which you can call up, record a message, and it play the message back. Does anyone know if there is ...
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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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Insert a table in Gmail

How can I create a table in a Gmail message? I've currently got the data in a Google Docs spreadsheet, but copying and pasting that into the Gmail editor just pastes tab-delimited columns, not a ...
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Search in Gmail - How to search the mails without reply?

I'd like to do a search in my Gmail to find out the mails that I sent without reply. I tried this, but it doesn't work: label:sent -has:reply it seems that the 'has' operator only accept ...
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Why my Hangout (from Gmail) is invisible?

It's been a few days since my Hangout chat sometimes appears invisible (I mean, almost totally invisible): The blank part was my edition, but the 'phantom' Hangout on the bottom right corner of the ...
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Sometimes my IPv6 address shows as regular IPv4 [closed]

Google shows my IP in ipv4 format but other sites generally use my ipv6 address. Is this a bug? EDIT: After I restarted chrome it now correctly uses IPv6 again.
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Undo saving to Drive

In the new gmail interface that was introduced last year, I often misclick on the Google Drive icon, which results in the attachment being saved in my Google Drive. How to undo it?
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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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What is the easiest way to format code when pasting to Gmail?

I often write mails that partly consist of source code, like Java or C (or any other arbitrary code). In order to get the formatting right, I always have to: Paste the code Indent it correctly ...
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What do these icons in Gmail indicate?

In these icons, some have two >'s, others one or none. What are the meanings behind these icons (highlighted in yellow)? I know that clicking on them marks the conversation as important, but what ...
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I connected Apple Mail to my Gmail account and now all my emails are going to trash (which is not good)

I need Apple Mail because a web application (Pipedrive) I'm using links to Apple Mail to send emails (it doesn't link to Gmail app). Thus I want to use Apple Mail to send email. I don't want it to ...
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Change the monospace font used by Gmail

When I get a mail in Gmail and somebody has used plain text, it shows me in the Courier New font which is default on Windows. I changed the monospace font in Chrome's settings to Consolas but Gmail ...
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Gmail: Is it possible to change the size of the reply window in rich-text mode?

When composing, my text area is usually large enough, but in replies I seem to have about 17-lines visible, and almost always have issues when scrolling to see what was typed before (either response ...
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What's with Gmail's upper-left corner?

I didn't notice this small corner before, but it is small, so I have no idea when it started. It resembles the corner of a piece of paper when we fold it. This is a screenshot of how it looks like: ...
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Automatic re-labelling emails

Is it possible to have Gmail automatically label emails based on existing labels? For example, I have "Follow Up" and "Waiting Response" labels. What I would like is for Gmail to automatically relabel ...
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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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How to use OR operator in Gmail

I have a huge list of senders who I would like to filter in Gmail. If you can help me figure this out, I can finally get over this headache. I've tried these queries. from:(David Kadavy OR Lloyed ...
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How can I copy the filenames of attachments in Gmail?

How can I copy the filenames of attachments in Gmail? I can't find a good way in the new interface that was introduced last year: I don't want to have to download the attachment to get the ...
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My husband forgot his password for his email. [duplicate]

Tried to open any other app and he can't bc he doesn't know his password. He answer the security questions and they said incorrect, but it is correct. Told me to go to g.co/recovery. Should close ...
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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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Can you have an image float to the left of the text in a Gmail signature?

I have a Google Apps e-mail account. I want to include the company logo to the left of my signature text. The only way I can find to do this so far is to build it so that the text is part of the ...
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Can I filter incoming mail based on membership in a circle?

With the addition of circles to Gmail, I'd like to be able filter emails from members of various circles, ostensibly to apply a label to those emails. I know I can open a circle and see all the ...
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Edit messages stored in Gmail's inbox

Is it possible to edit your received messages that are stored in Inbox or any other Gmail folder, on the fly? I don't care about the headers getting corrupted or keeping anything intact for forensic ...
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Gmail dropping group members from contact group when sending email

I have a group set up in my gmail contacts with 24 people in it. When I type the name of the group into a new email, only 19 of them are added to the "To" list. I email the group once a week and this ...