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Reset or remove Gmail 2FA setting from specific computer

I accidentally checked (or did not uncheck) the "Do not ask for 2FA on this PC again" field when I logged into Gmail on a PC that isn't mine. Is there any way to reset this setting? I looked around ...
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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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Takeout breaks my non-ASCII

I have downloaded emails from Gmail via Google Takeout, one label to be exact. Looking closer at the downloaded contents (in MBOX format), it turns out that all non-ASCII characters have been replaced ...
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Shortcut key to delete single mail in a thread in Gmail

When I send mail to all contacts in my list ( thats a huge number), I get a lot of failure notices that fills my thread. But I don't want to delete my actual sent email and the one I forwarded which ...
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Google Calendar: How do you add an event from invitations to your non-default calendar?

I got two calendars in google calendar - my private one, which is primary and my secondary one, which is called "Work" for work-related meetings only. Every time someone invites me to an event by my ...
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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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How do I not show my real name when commenting in a Google Doc, while signed in to my Gmail account?

I have a Gmail account and it has my real name on it. I don't know how to keep everyone from seeing my real name if they visit my account. I also do not know how to keep people from seeing my name ...
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Save daily to my Gmail in Google Sheets

Right now what I have is this in a Google sheet for my company daily lunch program: function sendLunchPerkSummery() { var d = Date(); var file = ...
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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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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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What exactly is a conversation in Gmail?

Apologies if this has been already answered somewhere here, but I really can't understand/find what is the actual notion of conversation in Gmail. According to Google: Gmail groups all replies ...
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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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Google Apps Gmail Dual Delivery with Outlook Sync

We are in the process of migrating three email accounts from a cPanel web-hosted server to Google Apps Gmail. With this, these users exclusively use POP3 to check their email using Microsoft Outlook ...
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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 do I strikethrough text in Gmail?

Basically I want to strike through some text; how can I do this?
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Shortcut to copy sender address

It is not always convenient to have every individual you deal with in you contact list. In this occasion use /+smith, to find previous interaction with Mr/s Smith when I get to the message I a) ...
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How do I text myself in Google Hangouts in Gmail

I am using Google Hangouts via Gmail on a desktop web browser, and I want to send a text message to myself. Is it possible? And if yes, how?
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Inbox tabs configuration per-device

I would have two inbox tabs configurations (Social, Forums, ...) , one for my PC and one for my Android device, in order to have a better data presentation on the last one. I saw that the settings ...
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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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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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Why does Google not consider dot in usernames of Gmail addresses?

E.g.: If your Gmail ID is abc.xyz@gmail.com, it considers this the same as abcxyz@gmail.com. Why is this so?
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Prevent Gmail from automatically marking message as read? [duplicate]

How can I prevent Gmail from marking my emails as read after opening the email? In Yahoo, there is a way to prevent Yahoo from marking the email as read in the settings. Is there a similar setting ...
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Gmail mail disappearing from folders using Mac Yosemite 10.10.1

I set-up a while ago all my emails acct on Mail on my Mac, Hotmail, Yahoo, Free (From my Freebox (ISP)) all work fine, but when I seed-up Gmail my folders showed up but not their content. And even ...
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What are the recent changes to Gmail's Reply mechanism?

Has Gmail team introduced some change to "reply" mechanism recently? Here is, what I found (can't figure out exact time frames -- sorry): Some time ago: in any conversation between me and ...
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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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Can't access my previous Gmail account due to lost password [duplicate]

Gmail wouldn't take my password, but told me to open a new Gmail account which l did. Later l realized l hadn't got my emails and contact addresses from my old Gmail account. I have looked all over to ...
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Sending an E-mail to all addresses of all contacts in a contact group in Gmail

I'm trying to send an E-mail message using Gmail to a contact group where some of the contacts have more than one E-mail address and I want to send the mail to all of them. Is there a way for me to ...
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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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Is there a way to display the number of messages for any label in the Gmail label list?

The Gmail sidebar displays the list of our labels (or some of them, according to settings). Next to every label name there is a number showing how many unread messages we have for that label. Is ...
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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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Gmail password reset question

I have tried over 20 times to reset my Gmail password using the "I forgot my password" link on my phone and am having no luck. Obviously the information I'm submitting isn't correct. Is there ...
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Can't remember attached phone, or account details to reset Gmail password [duplicate]

When I use the "Recover a password option" it gave me the option to put in either a previous password or chose the option, "I don't know". After doing either of these, you need to enter a phone number ...
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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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Unable to send email to people in Google+ circles

Recently, a Google blog post announced that one can now send emails to people in their Google+ circles. I am able to do that from my main GMail account but a new account I created doesn't have access ...
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Permalink to specific Gmail inbox

Gmail's multiple account support distinguishes between Gmail accounts with just an index, which simply reflects the order in which you signed into Gmail: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/ ...
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Can I make the Gmail browser UI put the reply input box at the top?

In Gmail, when I get a response, it is at the top of the screen and the previous messages are listed underneath going down the screen. However, when I reply, the box to type my message in is placed ...
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How do I block a Gmail avatar from showing up on emails?

Anybody know how to block a person's Gmail avatar picture from showing up when that person sends you a message? (For example, I need to communicate with an ex-spouse but really have no need or desire ...
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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 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 Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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Gmail Composing Window in Ubuntu

New to Ubuntu and am using Gmail account with it to send my emails. Question is this: As I'm writing my email, I notice that there appears to be a limitation of the content area available. As I ...
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Gmail puts copy of emails I send in Inbox [duplicate]

Recently, my Gmail started putting a copy of every email I send in my Inbox. How can I stop this?
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Display all hidden chat members in Gtalk

Gtalk doesn't provide groups in chat window. If I am online, I am online for all. If I am invisible, I am invisible for all. So, I see a very large list when I get online. For me, say for example, few ...
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How to mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels

How can I mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels in Gmail? I have a label, say Projects, with several sub-projects, like ProjectA ProjectB, ProjectC underneath it. Is ...
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Limitations on sending email through Gmail SMTP

I'm debugging a web application that is attempting to send email through Gmail and I'm getting rejections. It works for a while after logging in through the browser, then starts to fail again. What ...
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How to make To list invisible to the recipients? (in Gmail)

Right now I go with copying all email contacts in BCC and write my own email address in To column ... that's what I could come up after a lot of searching in Google. But, it shows my name in ...
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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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Why can't I add a Gmail account to my Google Apps group?

I have a Google Apps account, and have a Group in it with a few members (9). None of those members are domain accounts—about half of them are "@gmail.com" accounts, and the others are from different ...
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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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How do I get Gmail to stop “detecting suspicious activity” every time I travel?

Every time I travel, Gmail believes there may be suspicious activity as the sign in comes from a different location; I get that. However, it then asks for my password and usually will not recognize ...