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Why would the circle next to username turn orange right after logging on to Gmail chat?

My friend just got onto Gmail and the circle next to their name turned orange not green, yet they just got on and in the past it always turned green first. Is this a flaw or some sort of maneuver?
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Gmail messages still auto-forwarded after destination email was removed

I set up a forward mail from my Gmail account (say B) to Gmail A. Every mail received in B gets forwarded to A and no copy of it is retained in B. Now I don't want that to happen. I want my emails for ...
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Recover a new (deleted) Gmail account

I tried to create a new Gmail account today for a blog, but was having trouble with the name. I deleted it and now it won't let me re-create an account with the same name. How can I recover the Gmail ...
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Google Sheets/Forms/Script: How to send an email then replace “@” with “#”

I am trying to create a script where the user gets an email (column 1) with the body being column 2. However, after that, I want to replace the "@" in the email with a "#" so that they do not get the ...
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Gmail: Search matching multiple distinct senders [duplicate]

How does one perform a search such that it matches multiple distinct senders in the sense that one may match emails from different senders. I.e. if you have received emails from the senders ...
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How can I find email messages older than 10 years in Gmail?

As of today (Dec 28, 2015) I do not see any email in my gmail account older than 2006. How can I check older emails? I checked "All Mail" folder as well as other in my Gmail and none of them show ...
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Is there a way to have multiple email address from multiple add-on domains under the same $5/mo account?

I'm looking to move my email accounts from a shared hosting solution to Gmail (Google Apps for Work), and I currently have a primary domain, as well as a few (4) "add on domains" that on my shared ...
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Hiding read messages in Gmail

To unclutter my various email boxes I'd like to hide read messages. Anyone know how I might do so? I've tried all I can imagine and no luck. I'm sure there is an easy answer but not to me!
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Automatically print every email message from a certain sender in Gmail

I would like to be able to set up Gmail, so that it prints an email, as soon as the email registers in the account inbox. Is there any simple way to do this with gmail? I am interested in printing ...
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How to move labelled Gmail in the Trash back to labelled folders instead of to the Inbox

How to move labelled Gmail in the Trash back to but back into the labelled folders instead of to the Inbox?
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Email thread with an option to unsubscribe

Let's say I want to send a weekly 'Cat Facts' email to 20 of my friends. I am not doing anything fancy, I am just composing a new email (using Gmail), adding 20 email addresses and typing out an ...
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Tab with Gmail account spontaneously switches to primary email

I have two Gmail accounts, one as @gmail.com, one under a different domain that is my primary account. Frequently, I have two tabs open in the browser, one for each. The gmail.com tab will ...
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Gmail is sending me emails late [closed]

I received an email at 7:09am this morning about a Facebook login alert. However, when I opened the email, it was for a login I made on my phone the day before in the afternoon (around 3:29pm). When ...
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My login to the iPhone Gmail app does not show up under 'apps connected to your account'

I'm logged into my Gmail account on my iPhone via the Gmail app. For some reason, the iPhone does not show up in the 'apps connected to your account' section of the My Account page when I check my ...
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How to report scam Gmail acount?

A Yahoo account was hacked, Lets assume it was called example@yahoo.com and that the victim also have another email example@gmail.com. The guy who hacked Yahoo email id stole the contact list, and ...
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Search for emails from contacts with multiple email addresses

At my current company, all employees have *.com and *.de email addresses. The problem now is that if I search for emails from a certain contact I have to choose between emails from either one of the ...
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How can I turn off or hide animated emoji icons in subject lines in Gmail? [duplicate]

Recently I've been receiving spam and commercial emails that include special unicode characters in the subject line that display as tiny animated icons in the Gmail web app. This post on Stack ...
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Why can't I attach my zip file in Gmail?

GMail has some restrictions about which files can go on a zipped attachment (https://support.google.com/mail/answer/6590). I want to attach a small zip file (146.7 kB), which only contains the ...
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Using Gmail web interface email client for 3rd party mailboxes?

This Google guide talks about configuring ones Gmail (e.g. me@gmail.com) to fetch emails from another mail service (e.g. me@myorganization.com) via POP3 into as well as being able to send emails as ...
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Register app with Gmail account

I have an app which is a website locally on my machine and all it does at the moment is send out emails through a form. I registered my app with my Gmail account (a long time ago) to be able to send ...
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Cannot complete steps in Gmail's 'Add another email address you own' feature

Clicking Gmail -> Settings -> Accounts and Import -> Add another email address you own option pops up the following dialog box: No matter the options I select or domain I use, I cannot get past ...
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Turn off or hide email icons that display in Gmail subject lines

How do you turn off email icons in Gmail? I got one actual Google message and at least three spam emails today which displayed an icon of some sort in the subject title. I cannot find an option to ...
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Gmail bouncebacks

Can anyone tell me how to manage my bouncebacks from Gmail. We send out a lot of mailers and yes some of them are old or deleted users, my question is how do I get 1 list of ALL the bouncebacks from ...
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Gmail Atom feed for priority messages in my inbox

I'm trying to configure a desktop application that uses Gmail's atom feed, which looks at urls of the form https://mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom/<label> It works great for all, and inbox, ...
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How to search for a part of a word in Gmail? [duplicate]

I'm looking for something in Gmail like '3456jdjdsnfg'. It is there as I can find it with the exact phrase. But if I search for 3456 it doesn't find anything. Is there a way I can wildcard the search ...
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Suspicious Gmail and Google Docs access

For some time now, I'm noticing that a few of my Google Docs get accessed, yet I'm not accessing them myself, and they're not shared. I made a point of watching one of these documents and not touching ...
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550 error when trying to set up Gmail to send mail as Hotmail

I'm trying to configure my Gmail account so that I can use it to send mail as my Microsoft address (let's say it's example@hotmail.com), but I'm getting a weird error. I've already gone into Gmail's ...
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Forward new Google chat requests to the delegation master account

I have an old Gmail account that is bound to my Android cellphone and everything else. The old mail address is too long, so I made a new account with a shorter address. Now I tell people my new, ...
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Matching batches of names to contact emails

When you go to compose a message on Gmail, there is the "to" field when you input who you send the email to. You can type in a name there (rather than an email), then Gmail will automatically match ...
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Gmail Auto Forwarding

Essentially all I want to do is to forward an email from Gmail to another account but when I do Gmail inserts into the new message the original senders details and the email message at the top but I ...
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Why is Gmail showing me a Skull?

I noticed today a skull at the bottom-right in my Gmail Inbox. This occurs at Google Chrome, Firefox and IE10. Why is this so? What does Component Spy Mole Component Spy Data Spy Channel ...
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How do I shrink the space on the right of the Gmail window after turning off “Chat”?

When I turn off Chat, the space on the right side of my Gmail Window is blank. I have vertical split enabled and want the text to fill the blank space. How do I shrink the space on the right of the ...
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How do I import mail from one Gmail account to another Gmail account?

If you google that question as is, you get a plethora of links and "how to's" on how to do it. This and this or this, are practically useless. They are badly written, some steps are "missing" (like ...
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How to extract caller Id picture from Gmail contacts?

I want to extract friend's caller Id picture which I had on my Android phone, and synced with my Gmail account. However I lost my phone. Now the Gmail contact is showing the caller Id picture, but ...
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Prevent Gmail telling me about an email that contains a virus or suspicious attachment?

I have a Gmail account which is set to pull in emails from an old POP3 account. For various reasons, I need to keep doing this. At least several times a day I will get the following email from "Gmail ...
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Gmail email signature appeared out of the blue

I have a Gmail account and out of the blue when replying to a client, it added an email signature that I never created, not to mention it was filled with typos. It only happens with this one ...
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How is stars different from labels in Gmail?

What is the point of having stars when we can already make our own labels? Aren't stars just another label? It would be interesting to see a use case where using stars is preferable to using labels.
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Different HTML formatting in Gmail vs. Inbox

I just noticed that Inbox appears to format an HTML message differently than it is formatted in Gmail. For example, in Gmail the message is formatted properly and displays all HTML elements like this: ...
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Child over 13 cannot access Gmail account

I created a Gmail account for my sister when she was under 13. Gmail blocked it so we left it as is until she turned 13. Now that she's 13, we cannot access it and it asks verification questions that ...
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How can I export all emails from my Gmail inbox to a .csv file?

How can I export all emails from my Gmail inbox to a .csv file? I need to load the data into Salesforce as a case against a contact.
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How comment on Youtube without your name, but send from gmail with your name?

I have a friend whose Gmail account name is a fairly cryptic series of letters, and who filled out equally cryptic strings when Google asked for his first and last name, so that emails come from ...
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CNN's emails are marked as read and moved to Gmail's trash automatically

I'm subscribed to CNN breaking news, BreakingNews@mail.cnn.com, everytime I receive a mail from them, gmail marks it as read and moves it to trash immediately. I'm using this gmail checker, I hear ...
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Deleted over 60k emails on Gmail, space usage still the same

I had 22GB of emails usage in Google. Then I went and deleted all emails bigger than 5M, then all with PPT or PPTX files. Then all from forums, promotions, updates and social. All in all over 60k ...
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Once saved, is there a way to change the subject line

I get an automated reply from a program but the automated subject does not reflect the content of the email. I would like to change the subject line on the saved messages so I can easily tell what is ...
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How can I report a spam email that has never sent anything to me?

We just bumped into some spam on security SE. We mod nuked it, but I wanted to report the email address there. I found this, but it seems that you the person needs to have mailed you spam before: ...
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How to use Gmail's 'send mail as' without leaking identity? [duplicate]

I have two email accounts: one with my full name joebloggs@gmail.com and another with a silly handle milk99gmail.com . I'm usually logged in to the full name account. However sometimes I'd like to ...
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How to save email messages from one sender?

How do you save all email messages from a specific sender to a folder so I can delete all other emails in one mass delete? I have 38,000 emails. I want to delete them all except ones from one ...
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How do I get Google Inbox to ask me to be a mailto handler?

Google Inbox doesn't appear to offer to handle mailto: links as Gmail does. Is there a way to enable this in Google Inbox?
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Using Gmail to send email from another address without setting the SPF record

I would like to use Gmail to send email from another email address such as john@mydomain.com so that the email sender will appear as john@mydomain.com when people receive my emails. I found the ...
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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 ...