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Can you make Gmail show plain text only messages in fixed-width font?

Is it possible to make Gmail display messages with only text/plain content using a constant width font? To clarify, I'd still prefer multipart/alternative messages with an HTML part to be shown in ...
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Do messages in archive count to your inbox space?

Pretty much as the title says, do messages in archive count to your total inbox space?
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How to select multiple messages in Gmail with keyboard?

Shift key does not seems to be working with arrow keys or j/k. 'x' can be used to select multiple messages, but one has to hit x as many times as messages selected. Looking for some elegant ...
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Change secondary email address on Google account

I have a Google Account where the primary email is a non-Gmail address. By accident, I added a (silly) Gmail address to this account. Now I would like to delete the silly Gmail address and replace it ...
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How to get Gmail to forward all mail except from a certain address?

How can I get Gmail to automatically forward all mail except from a certain address?
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Gmail recover password while logged in Iphone [duplicate]

I am in a quite chicken and egg situation with my Gmail account: I forgot my password so I can't access from desktop. I am logged in my Iphone Gmail app. The phone number is not related to the ...
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My Gmail is not working receiving any messages--for the last 4 days

I have not received any email on my Gmail account for the last four days. I also think that I cannot send emails but I am not sure. I need my gmail. I am responsible for a search committee and the ...
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Can't finish registering because I need a phone number [duplicate]

What should I do if I don't have a phone number for gmail? There is nothing written for 'don't have a phone number' and I don't want to use anyone else's because they might use it for their account ...
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Filter on Sent Mail folder and delete filtered records

This is the criteria i need to remove mails from sent item folder : 1.)Subject: OMS Messages - Confirmation message 2.)before:2013-08-31 I am using this label:Sent Mail : Subject : OMS Messages - ...
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Not receiving all emails sent to my Google Apps account (via gmail)

I use Google Apps for my business. I route emails from my gapps email address to my personal email account on gmail by way of setting the personal account to check and receive email from the gapps ...
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Autoforward from Gmail to Google Group

I own a Google Group and I want to auto-forward some of my e-mails to it. However, when I try to add the Group's e-mail address to my auto-forward list, it says that the confirmation mail has been ...
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Forward all outgoing gmail to another gmail address [duplicate]

How can one set up a filter to forward automatically all outgoing gmail messages? I have been able to set up an automatic forward of all incoming gmail, but for outgoing I set up a filter, and it ...
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How To Get Free Custom Email Addresses At My Domain [on hold]

I've been looking to create a few email addresses at a domain I just got. The domain, optclub.tk, is hosted on x10hosting at optclub.x10hosting.com. This is for a school club I plan on founding with a ...
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How do I strikethrough text in Gmail?

Basically I want to strike through some text; how can I do this?
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Stopping Gmail from sending base64 attachments

There is an email I need to send but attachments can't be base64 or my email gets rejected. I checked within Gmail settings to see if there was some sort of option to change that but found nothing. ...
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Is it possible to query Gmail messages by timestamp?

Is it possible to search all Gmail messages within a range more granular than the day? For instance, could I search for all chat messages from 3pm to 5pm on October 4th? How would that look? Looking ...
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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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Forward from a gmail filter without approval [duplicate]

I am looking to set up an alias that auto forwards to another address. At this point, I have set up an alias address and then created a rule that if an email comes in addressed to the alias, ...
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Create Gmail filter for subject lines containing UTF-8 special characters

Lately I'm receiving a lot of spam that contains animations in the subject lines. Here is an example, from the source of a message, of a subject line containing animating fireworks. Subject: ...
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Send a different out-of-office email to domain and non-domain senders in Gmail

I use Google Apps at work and will be goign on holiday in a couple of weeks. I want to set up the Out of Office AutoReply to send a different email to people in the company and people who contact me ...
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Match archive/read status of duplicate e-mails

Unfortunately, I tend to get a lot of duplicate e-mails: same sender, same subject, same content. Gmail recognizes the duplication, and minimizes these e-mails when I view them, so I’d like to tap ...
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173 views

Non-Transparent Msg Forwarding in Gmail

I am trying to use Gmail as a group messaging system between 3 people - A, B and C. I created a Gmail ID - D for this purpose. I then set rules in Gmail which work as follows - If A sends an email ...
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Gmail - auto forward email but change subject line

I'm trying to set up an integration with a help desk system that allows for us to automatically assign it to certain queues by either parsing the subject header or if it comes from a specific address. ...
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How to stay logged in to Gmail after shutdown?

If I'm logged in to Gmail, and then I shut down my computer — the next time I turn it on, I obviously get logged out. How could I keep myself logged in even after shutdown? (I'm using Chrome, ...
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Transfer contacts / emails from Windows Live mail to Gmail?

Does anybody know how I can transfer all my email messages, contacts and calendar entries from Live Mail (formerly Hotmail) to Gmail?
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Gmail -post-hacking restoring incoming email to inbox instead of trash

I use Gmail for my office. My account was hacked. (Two days ago I received an email from an otherwise trusted source stating that he had files in Dropbox to share. I bit. No files. Dumbdedumbdumb.) ...
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Ghost Mode Feature for Gmail

I work for an organization that uses Gmail accounts that allow for multiple users to access an account simultaneously. Does Gmail have a 'ghost mode' in which emails previously marked as unread ...
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Google email - how to add more than 5 POP3 email accounts?

I currently have 5 POP3 emails in my GMail account. I need to add more 4 POP3 accounts? How to do that? Is there any way to add more POP3 accounts to my GMail? Or do you I need to create a Google ...
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How to intersperse responses within body of Gmail message?

I usually respond to email in Thunderbird, and there I know how to intersperse a response or comment within the message. How does one do that in Gmail (in the browser)?
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Tracking someone who is deleting mails in a shared Gmail

We have a group of 25 people who have a common Gmail. Unfortunately, someone is deleting all the new mails. Can someone tell me if we could trace from where the mail are being deleted, please?
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Gmail account becomes locked down after downloading many attached files in emails

I was trying to download the scanned pdf files attached to my previous emails in my gmail account. Each scanned pdf file is about 10MB, and there are quite a few of them. After downloading some, my ...
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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When exporting Gmail contacts, the names not showing

In Gmail, I have a large Group that I use for communications. I downloaded the group to Excel using the Export option and created a csv file. While everyone on my list has a first and last name. A ...
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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 outgoing email filtering

I have the following problem. Basicaly, I have several email accounts - one for my uni, one for my job, a personal one etc. I primarly use Gmail, so I have all my emails redirected to this single ...
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Disable Google Contacts Preview

Just today when I click on Contacts in Gmail, it opens a new tab with a new contacts web application. Please tell me how to disable this and get back to the old version of contacts (Gmail). It's ...
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How to setup Gmail filter based on information in the header?

We are getting a very persistent person(s) who continually are spoofing a company employees e-mail address with criminal intent. They attempt to e-mail other people in the company trying to trick them ...
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How to display year-based Gmail labels in reverse chronological order? [duplicate]

I set up year-based labels in Gmail to archive old mails -- e.g. year 2001, year 2002, ... year 2013, year 2014, etc. The problem is that Gmail displays the labels in the alphabetical order, which, ...
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Best way to migrate Google Account to another

I'm looking to migrate my current account, created years ago when I was a child and with a badly unprofessional nickname, to another more serious Google account. My current account is connected to ...
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News button disabled in Gmail's top-right panel

I'm from Poland with native language set to Polish (if that matters). However, whenever I switch my Gmail's main language to English, I'm unable to reach News, because proper button is disabled: ...
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Pre-populate Gmail with HTML body (pictures + formatting)

I'm wondering, is it possible to pre-populate Gmail body with HTML elements such as pictures, formatting directly from the Gmail client? Currently there are some canned responses, but they don't ...
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An undeliverable email that I didn't know I was sending

When I forward an email to my contacts group, I get an undeliverable reply for an address that I didn't know I was forwarding it to. It is an address that is not known to me and not visible in the ...
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iPad Air and Gmail account

I was sending information and my Gmail account froze on my iPad Air with a pop up message: Failed to send. One or more emails sent in the background have failed to send. Then it gives you a ...
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How do I disassociate my Gmail account from Google Maps?

I use Gmail at the office strictly for work and I use Google Maps for personal use on my iPhone. It seems that my personal search history on Google Maps is now linked to my work Gmail account. How do ...
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Recovering chat history [duplicate]

I have deleted my chat history of mail and deleted it from trash as well. I am unable to recover it. PLease help me out. It is very important for me.
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Is there any way to get access to an attachment Gmail regards as a virus?

Gmail seems to have deleted the attachment of an email I had sent to myself a while after I sent it. The reason Gmail hints at is that the file is detected as a virus (it's not): is there any way to ...
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Make Gmail send automatic canned responses for email it gets via POP

I have email from my personal domain POP'ed by my Gmail account. It works beautifully, except that it can't seem to do auto-replies. That means that I can't have an away message when I'm on vacation. ...
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Does deleting an email contact delete the previous emails from that contact?

I have two contacts that changed their emails. In order to have the correct email address auto pop, I deleted the first contact, but before deleting the second, I wondered if, once deleted, does that ...
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Searching Gmail messages while excluding the reply history?

I have a business conversation going on and I'm trying to find a particular message I'm sure was part of it. Let's say it includes the term "widget". But the problem is there were (for example) 3 ...
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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 ...