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Disable threading or threaded view in Gmail Group

We have people from the same email address send us orders, and requests all day with the same subject line, also auto responses from clients, they are all getting grouped together and things are ...
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Change the monospace font used by Gmail

When I get a mail in Gmail and somebody has used plain text, it shows me in the Courier New font which is default on Windows. I changed the monospace font in Chrome's settings to Consolas but Gmail ...
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Convert an email ID into mailing list

I have an email ID for "Support" which is wide spread. I would now like to convert the same email ID into a mailing list so that a set of people would act as operators and start serving the support ...
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Gmail account being hacked

My Gmail account got hacked. When I send an email out, the sender turns out to be a stranger, not myself. And I don't received emails send to me as well. Please advice me what should I do now so that ...
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Gmail 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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How can I mark all mails as read in a subbox

In order to view the question timely, I subscribe some tags on SE, and create a label(subbox) in my gmail named as stackoverflow. I got lots of unread mails day after day. now I want to mark all ...
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Gmail - How to know if sender requested receipt?

You can see whether a person has read your email by requesting a receipt. However, as the recipient of the mail, is there any way to tell whether the sender has requested a receipt or not? This ...
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Gmail white fonts on white background

A friend of mine writes friendly emails to a group (invitations to parties and such) using Microsoft Outlook (desktop client). For some reason sometimes he uses white fonts on black background, but ...
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How can you change your status in Google Hangouts from Gmail?

Is there a way to change your status in Google Hangouts from within Gmail?
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Editing accounts

I have a desktop computer and a mobile phone. My desktop computer has my recovery g-mail as the primary one. How can I switch them on the desktop computer? My mobile phone has the primary g-mail which ...
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Need my primary account back

I had a primary Gmail account, and I added a second Gmail address that I cannot delete, because this second email was changed to primary status. I cannot access my real primary e-mail either.
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Gmail search using exact search string

Doing a search via regular Gmail frontend in the browser, shows strange results. I want to search all mails from *@ebay.* My search: from:@ebay shows also emails sent from an ebay subdomain: ...
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Why does Google sometimes ask for a phone number and sometimes not? [duplicate]

What controls this? I've signed up for many g-mail accounts before without a phone number and for some reason I am being prompted for one. I tried clearing cookies. I am trying to sign up for a ...
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Making pre-existent Gmail labels into sub-labels

I have two Gmail labels, "Basketball" and "Student Council". My question is this: How do I make both of these labels into sub-labels of another label, "Extracurricular"?
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Gmail weird close button on the right bottom corner

I am using Mac, Safari 7.0.2 & facing following issue. I find a close button on right-bottom corner of Gmail. I tried to click on it, cursor changes to Hand. I tried refreshing Gmail several ...
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Do not auto-forward spam mails from one of my accounts to another

I have a Yahoo mail and forward my mails to my Gmail, but the problem is that every time the spam mails got forwarded too. I didn't find an option in Yahoo mail to stop forwarding those mails. Because ...
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How can I delete the search history in Gmail?

Gmail keeps suggesting searches I used years ago and I want to remove them, but there isn't an option or it isn't in an obvious place. Can I delete the Gmail internal search history?
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How can I use all my Gmail accounts in one place? [duplicate]

I have a Gmail account that I use for my personal use, I am also now starting as a Gmail business user and can see I am already going to need another two email accounts. I thought I would be able to ...
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Possible to have a Chrome extension enable a Labs feature in Gmail?

Is it possible to have a Chrome extension automatically enable a Labs feature in Gmail when installed assuming the user gave permission? I'm building a Chrome extension that requires a certain Gmail ...
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Recover Gmail address [duplicate]

I have a Gmail email address but have forgotten it? How can I find out what it was?
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In a mobile browser, how do I sign in to a different Google account without adding it to an existing account?

I was struggling with this on my iPhone today. I have two browsers, Chrome and the built-in Safari. My wife signed in to her GMail account Safari, and I signed in to my (Google-based) work email ...
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Why does gmail frequently ask for my password? It started when I changed my password

Why does gmail frequently ask for my password? It rarely did this until I changed my password.
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Using [Imap], [Gmail], [Google Mail] folders in Thunderbird

I have a strange setup in my email client that I can't seem to fix. I've got two Gmail accounts setup but they're behaving differently. As you can see, the account at the top behaves as I would ...
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Is it possible to have Gmail check before an email is sent out to a certain address, to see if that address is the one the sender really wants?

An administrator mistakenly sent out an email to the address group for everyone in the network instead of just to the person that they intended. The email contained sensitive information and there ...
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Adding a new tab in Gmail

Today when I logged in to Gmail there were many tabs like Primary, Social, Promotions, and Updates. Indeed I quickly googled to find that's the new tabbed layout. All is well. But, I wonder is it ...
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how can I block email in Gmail without deleting entire conversations

In Gmail, I do not want to receive emails from certain people (from certain email accounts). I have tried setting up a filter for each of these people, if it matches the sender to delete that ...
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gmail send or reply always adds the same label

Gmail: When I compose a new email or reply to an email, one of my most-often-used labels is ALWAYS added to the email. But many of my new or reply-to emails should not have this label. So I have to ...
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My gmail address was hacked and I can not access my account [duplicate]

My Gmail was hacked and none of the steps that Google offers via internet works for me. I want to speak to a Gmail tech to explain the situation, but haven't had success getting in contact with ...
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Does a collaborative inbox require a Google Apps licence?

We are looking to use the collaborative inbox feature at our company to give access to support and other emails. Do we need a specific licence for these email addresses?
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How can I force Gmail to recognize an ICS file attachment?

According to the Gmail team, Google Mail should automatically detect ICS attachments. But it doesn't. At least not for the ICS I got from an iPhone user: How can I make sure these are parsed as ICS ...
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“Send mail as” messages not stored on the server

I am using Gmail to collect my emails from different accounts via POP3 and using the "Send mail as" function in Gmail in order to be able to answer my email from each of these accounts. When I am ...
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Can I still write messages from @googlemail.com?

Some while back, Google changed all the user's email addresses to something like nickname@gmail.com (before that, for some users, it was nickname@googlemail.com). I can still receive messages to the ...
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Claim ownage for Google Apps on a domain that previously belonged to another Google Apps user?

We bought a domain and it happens so that it belonged to another guy previously and this guy had Google Apps attached to it. But now it belongs to us and we would like to have our own Google Apps on ...
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Any way to auto forward conversation only once?

I need to find a way to forward only one message from Gmail to another email. Basically, this email goes to my ticketing system but I do not want Gmail to forward every reply/forward on one thread as ...
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Gmail action buttons

Recently, Gmail started showing "action" buttons next to emails that have links to trigger actions on certain third-party sites. For instance: At first, I only noticed it with emails from Amazon, ...
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How to replace Gmail “Add to Drive” with “Add to Dropbox”?

I like Dropbox more than Google Drive. Currently when there is an attachment in GMail, there are two buttons - download and add to GDrive. Can I somehow replace or add a Dropbox button?
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Sending email between two domains on GApps works except one account

We have two domains registered seperately in Google Apps: domain1.com and domain2.com On those domains we have the following email addresses bob@domain1.com jim@domain1.com doug@domain2.com Both ...
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How to I delete my Gmail photo

I only want my photo to show for my blog; is that possible? How do I delete it from appearing in my Gmail emails?
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Gmail Notifier “no unread mail” [closed]

I read another thread on the same problem, regarding having to use Chrome since February, as Google claims no other browser supports the program. I logged in my Gmail account with Chrome, and I still ...
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Gmail Account came from where?

Google News is my Homepage. I use the postage stamp / verizon.net for my mail. When I log onto my homepage, my address is listed as wiliamnbenoit@gmail in the upper right-hand corner. Notice that ...
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Will my Gmail account be inactivated if I only access it via POP3?

I created two accounts for my little kids to act as memoirs repositories and in theory nobody will need to access the accounts for the next 18 years or so. The idea is just to send cool stuff there ...
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Gmail requires ActiveX

When I select Gmail from Google page, I get the following message. I had no problem before. It started after I fixed my IE browser prob. I tried to follow advise of message but no luck. Your ...
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Auto inbox label removing on multiple labeled emails

I created some filters to labeling my e-mails in gmail, but all of these multiple label mails have inbox label too! Question: How can I remove inbox label on labeled emails? ( With this ...
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Does Gmail offer a way to search messages' MIME content? [duplicate]

For example, I want to find all of the messages in my inbox where the Errors-To: header is equal to a specific value. Doesn't look like Gmail's search considers MIME content when searching. This ...
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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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Why does search in Google Mail not find some substrings but others work?

Today I saw a very strange behavior when searching in Google Mail. I was looking for an eMail which contained an IP: 192.168.100.150. I couldn't remember exactly what it was, but I knew the first ...
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How does Gmail Categorise the email as Primary, Social, etc.?

How does Gmail categorise the email messages in my inbox as primary, social, etc.? What should I do to make my mails send from my application be in the primary box always?
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Equivalent of 'BCC' in Google+ so we can share posts with multiple people, privately?

In Google+ I would like to share a post privately to multiple people, with comments and re-sharing disabled and whoever received this post should not be able to see who else I've shared it with. Its ...
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I want to change the name on my email messages

How do I change this, please, from "John Smith" to just "John"?
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How can I set up GMail to change the from/to address when automatically forwarding email?

I have two GMail accounts: my normal GMail account (me@gmail.com), and an account for my school that is hosted through GMail (me@school.edu). I get lots of emails on both accounts, and some people ...