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How to keep emails that I put in my folders while deleting them from my inbox in Gmail

How can I keep my messages I put into my folders I created in Gmail? In my Yahoo account, I have lots of folders where I keep receipts, medical records, etc. and they do not appear in my inbox after I ...
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How can I filter and label emails that are sent to a mailing list (which I am a part of)?

My current Gmail e-mail address is a part of a bunch of mailing lists that I need to be a part of. The problem is that I don't know what they are and they are always changing. So, how can I have it ...
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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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How can I find out the calling history in the plugin of gmail?

In gmail, there used to be a plugin at lower left corner for using Gtalk to call some other people. When I click the phone icon, there will be a list of recent phone numbers that I have communicated ...
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How do I set Gmail to use my default account? [on hold]

How do I set Gmail to use my default account? My settings are set correctly, so this appears to be a bug. Details: I've checked my settings and my ****@xona.com account is set to be the default, but ...
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Can't verify my new Gmail account

I got this email from Google after setting up my new account: Congratulations on creating your brand new Gmail address, ****@gmail.com. Please keep this email for your records, as it contains an ...
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What causes the infinite redirect loop when I login to Gmail? How do I fix it?

Of course I can't reproduce it now! However, about 20% of the time I try to login to my Gmail account (because my wife is logged into her), it gets stuck in an infinite redirect loop. I always end up ...
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How can I auto-delete some spam from Gmail?

I really like GMail's spam filters. However, they occasionally catch not-spam so I like to quickly scan the contents of spam folder every so often, marking "not spam" to the few messages that aren't ...
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How to disable Gmail's spam filter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the spam filter in Gmail? How to disable Gmail's spam filter? I'd prefer to manually filter them as my account has low enough traffic.
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How to retire a Gmail address without it becoming available to others?

I'm trying to shut down a Gmail address in such a way that: Nobody knows what the **** happened to me It blocks or does not receive emails It does not allow anyone else to create the ...
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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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Chrome browser: Show extension icons in “application shortcut” page? [migrated]

I use an extension that has a "browser action" icon, showing in the toolbar. However, when I use an "application shortcut" with a web page, the toolbar does not show (as expected). But, I'd like to ...
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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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GMail chat list doesn't show the “More options” or “Caret” icon

I was trying to organize my Gmail chat contact list, I remember that previously there was a "More options" button and then it was replaced by a "Caret" icon which open a dropdown menu with the option ...
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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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Some incoming Gmail messages do not word wrap

I've noticed that in Gmail some incoming emails do not word wrap. This is quite annoying as I have to navigate the cursor horizontally to read the message. Some people think that the sender's email ...
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How to cc a personal contact group in Gmail?

I am aware of the way to send a mail to a group of users, by creating a contact list. Is there a way to add all the users to cc in a different email? Say to abc@hello.com cc my personal group. ...
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How to Filter Emails Forwarded to Gmail Alias?

I have a Google Apps email (me@business.com) set to auto-forward all mail to my personal Gmail (me@gmail.com). I have added the me@business.com address to my personal Gmail so I can send mail as ...
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Why did my Gchat easter egg animations stop working?

I frequently use the chat popup in Gmail to talk with my husband while we are working. Today I typed "Woot" to something he said, and the little happy animation guy didn't show up (for either of us). ...
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Import MBOX file to Gmail, but pass it through spam filter?

I have an MBOX file of an old email account that I wanted to merge into Gmail as an alias. However, this MBOX file has a bunch of spam emails in it that I want to basically verify and discard. If I ...
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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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Google Forms - Survey data storing

I am trying to capture and store data into a spreadsheet using google forms. Everything will be stored in google drive. How do I set up forms/ spreadsheet to input the data captured in the form into ...
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How to use GPG with Gmail?

I would like to read and write GPG encrypted mails within Gmail. I found FireGPG, but the support for Gmail has been discontinued (and I am using Google Chrome as a browser). What is the most ...
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How can I read an IMAP account via Gmail?

Is it possible to read an IMAP email address via my Gmail account? According to the docs I have found they only seem to support reading of POP3, but I find that a bit weird?
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Reading/translating an attached document without downloading it

Is it possible to read an attached document, written in Nepali, in Gmail, without downloading it? And if yes, how?
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How to allow Gmail to receive ZIP files

I want to send a zipped file to someone with a Gmail account, but it doesn't arrive. I get a Delivery Status Notification (Failure). So how can you configure Gmail to receive zip files? PS the file ...
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How to make Gmail and LinkedIn separate - avoiding information leakage?

I noticed something I really don't like: my Gmail contacts are able to see my LinkedIn profile! As I already have one working mail I'd like to keep my personal profile (Gmail) separate from my work ...
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Sign in to e-mail account without a different username [on hold]

I was looking at recent activity on my Hotmail account and noticed there are a lot of failed logins from other countries. I have a fairly secure password, two step authentication etc, but it go me ...
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Why does Google Talk think I am “signed in from a different location that doesn't support invisibility”?

I only occasionally use Google Talk, and only via Gmail in my browser. I always stay invisible, and only use it when someone asks me (say, via text or email) to chat with them, and then I send them ...
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Adding Yahoo contacts to Google Chat

How do I add Yahoo contacts to Google Chat? I have several people who don't have Gmail accounts and I'd like to be able to chat with them via Google Chat in my Gmail inbox.
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How do I remove the notification “You have granted access to your account to xxxxxxxx@gmail.com”?

I have a primary GMail mail account (e.g.; Private@gmail.com) which I use to communicate with my close friends and family members, to which my Youtube account with a lot of personal and ideological ...
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Troubleshoot import to Gmail from Google Apps

I have a Google Apps (for education) email address for work. I am leaving the job, and want to import all of my emails into my personal, regular Gmail account. I attempted to use the tool called ...
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Undeliverable email warning not forwarded from Gmail

I have a Google Mail account which should forward all emails to my main email account. It works in 99% of cases with my current filters: Matches: is:spam Do this: Never send it to Spam Matches: ...
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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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Removing an autofill address from NEW Gmail contacts

I can't figure out how to delete an address from that autofills in Gmail, now that the design of Contacts has changed. (Asking this in the summer of 2015.) The how-to suggestions I've found are all ...
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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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Should I give Google my phone number?

Gmail is bothering me lately with this message: Hey, this is important: We don't have a password recovery email address or phone number for your account. If you lose access, we may not be able to ...
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How to improve Gmail's inline reply formatting?

When someone replies inline to one of my messages, their text is hardly distinguishable from mine. Is there a setting or a hack to improve this? For example:
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“Send mail as” not showing up in SENT folder

I have successfully setup SEND MAIL AS in Gmail for a number of different accounts but the problem is that the sent mail does not show up in the sent mail of the SEND MAIL AS email. That is: Gmail ...
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Manage multiple addresses for the same contact in a Gmail contacts group

I use a group in Gmail to spam my friends with an occasional email when I travel on business. Some of my contacts have multiple live email addresses, which I would like in the list. The latest ...
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Creating a list of contacts from generated emails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I teach a class on using Mathematica, and in the first "lab", the students enter their email address, and these are ...
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Filter new mail based on action performed on previous ones of the same conversation

I keep receiving emails sent to mailing lists which I subscribe, some of them are interested to me while other are not. So, I want to set up the filter which mark an email as unimportant when I mark ...
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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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Gmail quotes in other clients

I recently sent an email reply through Gmail that included an inline quote from the previous message. In Gmail, this displays as I'm accustomed to seeing quotes: purple text, vertical bar in the left ...
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How to fix a repeatedly hacked Gmail account (where 2FA is enabled and passwords are changed)?

A friend of mine came to me for help with this issues. Her Gmail account has been hacked and keeps sending out spam emails to her contacts. This is happening to her on a monthly basis. Each time it ...
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Linked non static image in Gmail signatures

I'm trying to use an email signature that has a “rotating” logo. Each month the logo changes (like Google's “doodle”, kind of). Instead of changing the signature of my colleagues every month, I'd ...
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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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List Gmail conversations where last reply is not from me

I need to list all the Email threads where the last reply is not from me. This is to make sure that there are no mail threads where I have not replied to the client. What filters should I add in ...
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Prevent Gmail Address List Sender pop up

Is there a method (way) to turn off the Pop Up Box as I move the cursor over email sender's id as I browse emails? I suffer headaches from flashing objects (like blinking red lights) in one or two ...
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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 ...