Free email service owned by Google. It supports POP3 and IMAP.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
39 views

How to scroll between messages without returning to inbox/folder in Gmail

Let's say, in Gmail, that I'm already viewing a message. I would like to switch to viewing the next message in the inbox/folder (I don't know if the hotkeys will be different between the two) without ...
2
votes
5answers
134 views

Know if my emails have been read [closed]

Is there any way to know as to whether the email send by me have or have not been read. I am willing to switch to any service from Gmail for this feature.
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Google Takeout Download Fails

I've successfully created a Google Takeout archive, but every time I try to download it, it quits at the very end. When I used DownThemAll, it deleted what it had already downloaded and instead ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Recovering *permanently* deleted emails from Gmail [duplicate]

person in distress here. Dont ask me how, but I ended up deleting all my 12,000 inbox emails from Gmail into Trash and then erased my Trash as well. Gmail gave me a warning box and took 20 seconds to ...
3
votes
0answers
60 views

Reminder for Tasks in Gmail's Tasks list (Google)

Is it possible to assign a reminder to a task entry in the tasks list of my Gmail? I can see the tasks in the calendar, but I did not find how to add a reminder...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Is there a way to create new Category Tabs in GMail?

I love the idea of categories. Kind of like applied filters. I'd love to create my own custom applied filters as new categories, and be able to list those categories on the front page.
-1
votes
2answers
58 views

More than one Google account

Does Google allow someone to have more than one personal Google account? If not, is there any way to have more than one Gmail in an account?
4
votes
1answer
73 views

Disable Google+ and enable only Gmail functionality

Is it possible to disable Google+ and only enable Gmail features? Because there are actually certain circumstances where Gmail is used within the company, and Google+, which is the social networking ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Gmail move mail delivery errors to separate folder

I have an installation of PHPBB3, and it sends mail from my Gmail address to users. However, I just got an influx of spambots with fake addresses that bounce. How do I tell Gmail to move these ...
1
vote
2answers
30 views

How to disable Gmail auto label

I have a self-defined label A. Some emails are labeled with A automaticaly. I did found a filter that matches the email. But the related action is labeling it with B. And that is the only one matching ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Lost access to Gmail

Here is my situation: Lost SMS service through carrier Reset phone, so lost OTP app Do not have backup codes No other backup phone on account Now I cannot access any of my Gmail accounts I cannot ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

How can I add a new contact using information from email?

Similar to How do you add a contact to Gmail from incoming email, yet more advanced. When someone sends me an email, and that email has contact information (e.g. phone numbers, address, company ...
0
votes
2answers
33 views

How to select all emails that are NOT important AND NOT starred?

In Gmail, how do you select all emails that are not important and not starred?
1
vote
0answers
19 views

What is a web based email service that reveals the “on behalf of” info from email sent via Google Apps?

I'm working on resolving the "On behalf of" issue that comes when sending mail from an alias via my primary domain hooked up to Google Apps. For example: How do I get rid of "On Behalf Of" ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

How do I obfuscate all contacts in Gmail?

I don't know to How do I delete all contacts in Google apps permanently? I thought as a solution, to be sure there will be no traces left I want to change the names of all my contacts before I delete ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Prevent Gmail from assigning a category when the message has a user-defined label (Multiple Inboxes enabled)

I appreciate the organization that comes with Gmail automatically assigning my messages to categories. However, I have one source of email that is a veritable firehose, and Gmail seems to think they ...
0
votes
3answers
94 views

How does Gmail find an avatar for a non-Google email address?

Normally, when I view an email from a non-Google address, the generic avatar is displayed next to the sender's name: However, I recently received an email from an @debian.org email address, and it ...
4
votes
1answer
73 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

Is it possible to tell the time spent on a particular Google video hangout?

Is it possible to generate a report saying on a particular day in a particular hangout, I have spent x minutes on a Google video hangout? What I would like to have is something like this: Person A's ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Unusual Activity reported frequently, but the IP is mine

My Gmail account alerts me more than ten times a day about "unusual activity" but the only IP I see for this is mine. Why is this happening?
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Use alternate email by default when answering a mailing list message

Suppose I have set up my Gmail account so that I can send email from my alternate address abc@example.org. I have followed this procedure, so that when I receive a message addressed to abc@example.org ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Automatically adding a BCC email address to all email sent with Gmail [duplicate]

I want to automatically archive email in Evernote. Is there a way in Gmail web-interface to automatically send all outgoing emails to BCC address?
0
votes
2answers
20 views

How to forward email of a specific sender from Outlook.com to Gmail?

I got an Outlook.com account which I use to subscribe to some mail lists. I want to forward the emails of one of the lists to my Gmail account, but the only option I see is to forward everything, so ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

How can I search for emails sent to multiple recipients in Gmail?

I'd like to scan and quickly identify emails that I've sent to multiple recipients. Is there a function in gmail that allows me to do that?
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How long do embedded images stay available in draft emails in Gmail?

I sometimes embed images in the body of a draft email (images that I upload to Google, and are not hosted on some external website). After a while the image becomes unavailable: How long do ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

How to deal with overlapping Gmail filters

I have a Gmail account and a live.unc.edu account. The live.unc.edu account forwards to my Gmail account. I've made a Gmail label called “UNC” and set up a filter to catch all email that is to: ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

Cancelling a Gmail account

In reading all the responses about how to change a Gmail address it seems to me the answer is you can't do it. Is this really correct that once you get an email account are stuck with it the rest ...
6
votes
1answer
125 views

How do you prevent Gmail from locking you out of your account when travelling?

A relative of mine is currently in a different country and asked me for help as they can't log into their own Gmail account from there. Gmail considers the login attempt suspicious, almost certainly ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

How do I get the 'reminders' channel in IFTTT to work with Gmail?

I'm trying to use the reminders app to send a Gmail email through IFTTT. I looked into the authorization IFTTT has for Gmail and it appears that it does not have the ability to send emails, so I ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Is it possible to forward all emails from a contact in gmail if said contact has multiple email addresses? If so, how?

My flatmate and I recently signed up for a shared T-mobile plan because it was cheaper than having separate ones. I am the main account holder so all of the bills and stuff go to my email address. ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

How to respond within an incoming email with different font colors?

I use gmail. Other gmail users can take my email message to them, and insert their answers to my questions wherever they want in my original message, and then change the font color. It is very nice, ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Google Calendar notifications go to Gmail spam box

I mistakenly marked Google Calendar notification email as a spam, so these notification mails go to spam box. How can I let these emails come to inbox hereafter?
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Mozilla Thunderbird “Get Mail” doesn't get all the mail from the beginning

I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird, now it updated to version 24.5.0 . I am trying to download all the emails from my Gmail account to Thunderbird. The problem is that only emails from 8 August ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Password recovery [duplicate]

My browser remembers the password of my Gmail account but I have forgotten it. I want to recover and store it somewhere securely for future emergency. Please help.
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Sent mail still reflects old email name when I receive a response to message

I changed my account settings to reflect my newly sent mail with my name, and all my outgoing mail reflects this change. However, when people reply to messages, the message is addressed to the old ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

“Mute” alternative for conversations that aren't in the inbox

How can I both: Keep mailing lists out of my inbox (to read separately later) Selectively hide mailing list conversations (including their future messages) I've tried using a filter for mailing ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Control the maximum characters per line

Gmail displays all the emails I sent in a maximum number of characters per line. This limit is half of that for display of others' emails sent to me. Can I control the limit number: in general ...
3
votes
1answer
88 views

Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

I'd like to create a gmail filter to filter all of my Google Calendar notifications into a separate folder. Google Calendar notifications have headers that look like the following: Reply-To: Helen ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

How do I get rid of gmails and contacts that were imported from an iPhone?

Another person has used my iPhone and set up a gmail account importing all their contacts and emails. now all their 8000 emails are on my phone and I do not know how to get rid of them or their ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Gmail Inbox, show all threads with a label in default Inbox view

I want 4 fields in my default view in gmail: important label "to read" label "to do" everything else I am almost there, but the "to do" and "to read" fields do not show threads which have the ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Reading Gmail messages in Opera

My gmail messages are one line and say "Ok thanks for the tip on the then the next message. How do I read the rest of the message? Clicking on them, double clicking, left and right and ...
3
votes
1answer
50 views

Does Gmail provide a way to see a hash of an email?

Does Gmail provide a way to see a hash that they say represents the sum of all data within a given email?
1
vote
1answer
45 views

In Gmail, what is the safest way to download, save & print all emails with a given tag?

Attempting to securely download all the emails with a given tag in Gmail, save them to a single file, and print that file.
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Search Gmail for messages without seeing my inbox

For a long time now, I've benefited from the ability to compose an email in gmail without seeing my inbox (I get distracted by my inbox so easily). Compose an email in Gmail without seeing my inbox ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Gmail help - primary account on Google Drive updated without permission

I accidentally changed a global Google Drive login from a work email address to be a personalised gmail account as the primary account. I can still login using the other accounts but it's proving to ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

Delegating Access to Gmail Account Doesn't Work

I know that Gmail supports a way to delegate access to your email account. However, when I go into Gmail settings, I do not see the option to delegate access (screenshot below). I am using Google ...
2
votes
2answers
132 views

How to find/delete all emails before a certain date in Gmail?

In Gmail, is there a query I can use to find all emails before a certain date? My company currently has a mailbox with 500K emails and it's starting to get really slow when performing a query. I'd ...
2
votes
1answer
60 views

Forward All Except Filter in Gmail

I'm using Gmail Forwarding to forward all messages to another account. However I have about 50 email addresses in a filter that I do not want forwarded. I don't want to mark these messages as spam, ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Gmail keeps on logging me out every little time

I'm using Chrome as my browser to log in to my Gmail, Calendar and other services by Google, and every once in short while, I'm kicked out of the service and I have to re-login again. I can't ...
0
votes
2answers
28 views

Workaround for broken threading in GMail

Gmail threading is broken. It seems to work on the basis of subject line, and some unknown-to-me timing function. Examples: I commented on two different Facebook groups. I am setup to get replies ...