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Gmail can't recover the username to access my android phone

My son has a blackberry which has pattern password. His younger brother has pressed it too many times and it is now locked. It is asking for his gmail username but he does not know it. He has never ...
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Accidentally blocked my server from accessing Gmail account; how to undo?

Gmail asked me if I recognized an IP, I said I didn't, and it was blocked. Turns out that IP was from a server of mine that uses a Gmail account. It has already used it in the past, I don't know why ...
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Gmail warns of “ unusual activity” but no other IP addresses but my own have been logged by them

This morning I tried to log in to my Gmail account only to discover it was locked due to "unusual activity detected". It gave me the option to verify my account via phone, which I did, and I got ...
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Running Hotmail conversations oldest to newest (like Gmail)

Hotmail has Gmail-style conversations nowadays, but they're exactly backwards, in my personal opinion: they run newest to oldest, rather than oldest to newest. I can change the order of the thread ...
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Email to groups in the same domain bounce due to spam

I am a admin of a domain that uses gmail. In the past week gmail started bouncing email sent to a group (user to user emails still work) from a user in the same domain. If the email is sent to the ...
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How to write a clean gmail filter for SVN commits?

I have a dozen or so SVN projects that generate a few dozen email messages every day, each with subject line like this "[SVN projectname] in branch/trunk list of files". I want to send these email ...
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Google Voice and Gmail don't get along, contact-wise?

There seem to be problems between the new Gmail contact manager and the one GV uses. One of my friends just got a GV number and I added it manually to his years-old entry in my Gmail contacts as a ...
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How can I search for a specific e-mail without flipping through every page each time?

I tried to search for such a question on this website but did not find anything really concerning to my real question. So, I have got Gmail and I have a lot of e-mails. They are like 4000 or ...
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Automatically add non-Google Calendar invites in Gmail

In Google Calendar, I have "Events from Gmail - Add Automatically" and "Automatically add invitations to my calendar - Yes". And yet, it seems that when someone sends me an invitation from not-Gmail ...
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How to recover the Gmail address previously locked up my YouTube channel name?

Many years ago I linked my Google account with username abc@gmail.com to my YouTube channel with username xyz (note that usernames are different). Recently YouTube prompted me to add a Google+ ...
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How can I remove an email from my Google account?

I just signed into Chrome on a new computer (my work laptop got reimaged) and suddenly I got an email from Google via my --work-- email that said I had signed in. I like that I get these emails. But ...
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When I get a text from an unknown number to my Google Voice number, how do I add the person as a new contact (using Hangouts)?

I use a Google Voice number as my primary number, which has the nice benefit of allowing me to see texts pop up as Hangouts when I have Gmail open. I can't figure out how to add a new contact from ...
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Google email - how to add more than 5 POP3 email accounts?

I currently have 5 POP3 emails in my GMail account. I need to add more 4 POP3 accounts? How to do that? Is there any way to add more POP3 accounts to my GMail? Or do you I need to create a Google ...
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Gmail: Disable automatic pulling of new messages?

I am using my Gmail address for all my email communication. I am using the web interface as well as the iOS application. I'm wondering if there's a way to stop Gmail from automatically pulling ...
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My WordPress blog address is shown to all my Gmail contacts: how to prevent?

My friend found my WordPress blog by importing his Gmail contacts into his WordPress blog. And I was in his contacts. Thus, WordPress shares my blog address automatically with all my Gmail contacts. ...
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How do I attach (not link) an image to a signature in Gmail?

I am not asking how to link an image to my signature, that is very straightforward. What I am wondering, is how to attach an embedded image to all emails, so that I can use it in my signature without ...
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How can I check emails against a Google sheet containing a list of email addresses?

I am conducting a research study and receive many emails (via Gmail) from potential participants. I do an eligibility screen with participants over the phone, and if they are not eligible, I add their ...
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Gmail falsely marks entire thread read

This happens when you split a three-way thread and get replies to each split. This is the scenario: #1 a message from: foo to: me, bar #2 I do reply-all from: me to: foo, bar #3 I do reply to ...
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How do I work around labels being applied to individual messages and not conversations in Gmail?

There are numerous reports of issues with Gmail labels, stars, unreads, message counts, and generally searching or counting combinations of these. Many of these seem to come from a common cause. I ...
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How can I configure Hangouts conversation not to show up in my Inbox?

I would like to know what are the steps to follow in order to not see my previous Google Hangouts conversations in my GMail Inbox. I can't really find the button to disable this.
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URL of Email Threads on Gmail Mobile App

What's the URL format of an email thread within a Gmail application? I have a list of email topics that I want to link to their respective threads. When I use the URL format as seen from my laptop ...
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Gmail and Content-Type: message/partial

I've received an email in three parts, as the sender must have thought the attached PDF file (of 84KB) was somewhat large.. The parts are annotated with Content-Type: message/partial. Gmail appears to ...
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How do I unlink Google accounts?

I accidentally linked two of my google accounts, so when I log into one it logs me into both. I cannot seem to find a way to undo this. How do I separate them again?
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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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Why does Gmail now lose viewed new message state?

When using Gmail, the first time in a tab (e.g. Inbox, Social, Promotional, and Forums) new messages get a NEW icon before the subject line of each message that is new since the last time you looked ...
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Why do Gmail addresses without dot appear in my contacts?

Some weeks ago I found out that some of my contacts in Gmail have two addresses, one with dot and one without a dot in their name. For example johndoe@gmail.com and john.doe@gmail.com. First I ...
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How to prevent Gmail to add name part before email address

When I start to write and email address to the recipients, Gmail shows a list of suggestions. When I click on one of them, it adds a box showing the name related to that email address in my contacts. ...
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Ghost Mode Feature for Gmail

I work for an organization that uses gmail accounts that allow for multiple users to access an account simultaneously. Does gmail have a 'ghost mode' in which emails previously marked as unread ...
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Emails from unknown sender with attachment

Today my Gmail login activity has shown me that I was twice logged in from a strange place and additionally, I found in my trash label two emails from (unknown sender) with subject 'Attachment' with ...
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How to Prevent Gmail Previous Conversation Quotations?

I have been exchanging emails with people and all was okay until it started to display all threads of previous conversations like you see below. And given it's annoyance and the fact that recipient ...
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Does gmail still delete information after nine months?

In the past google deactivated accounts that received no activity after nine months. Is this still the case as of 2014? http://www.wikihow.com/Avoid-Getting-Your-Gmail-Account-Suspended Is the ...
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Automatically run Find & Merge duplicates in Gmail contacts

I frequently use the function Find & Merge duplicates in Gmail Contacts. Can this function somehow be automatised to be run periodically without manual user execution?
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Can I configure custom keyboard shortcut for Gmail send-from addresses?

Is there an existing way to invoke specific send-from addresses with keyboard shortcuts? I'm aware you can use Cmd ⌘+Shift+F to switch to the Send-From field, but then you still have to manually ...
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Why do my filtered emails end up in the Sent label?

I have a number of filter rules in my Gmail account (my goal with my emails is to have every email I receive archived as I receive them, that is, always have an empty inbox) and it works ...
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What is the maximum number of people/client/computers logged into the same Gmail account at the same time?

What is the maximum number of clients logged into the same Gmail account at the same time? Also what is the limit for logging frequently from different places
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Pre-populate Gmail with HTML body (pictures + formatting)

I'm wondering, is it possible to pre-populate Gmail body with HTML elements such as pictures, formatting directly from the Gmail client? Currently there are some canned responses, but they don't ...
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Filter for email addresses with which I have corresponded

I'd like to create a search filter in Gmail which filters my inbox for emails received from addresses I have sent mail to. Is there a way to do this, perhaps through a custom search query?
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Gmail filtering attachments without a file extension

How can I make a Gmail filter to respond to any messages with attachments that have no filetype? filetype:none doesn't work for me, because it searches for files with extension .none.
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How to Filter Emails in Gmail with two TO: addresses

I encountered following problem: I send three kinds of emails: first that has in TO: only my employee email address: *@mycompany.com second that has in TO: my employee and my client address: ...
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How to transfer mail to another Gmail account without revealing original mail address in headers?

There is a very similar question here (How can I remove all traces of my original gmail address from a 'send mail as' alias?) although mine is about transferring between different Gmail ...
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Do not apply filter if sent to specific email address or contains specific word

I have the following gmail filter which is currently working Matches: to:(-{nick@email.com nick2@email.com}) label:label1 Do this: Skip Inbox I'd like to modify it to not have it run on emails that ...
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Gmail filtering from forwarded accounts?

I currently have a few accounts forwarding into Gmail, and I have Gmail set up to send through those accounts as well - your standard inbox consolidation via Google. For ages now, I've been labeling ...
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Does Gmail treat emails sent through third-party apps differently?

I have a filter to catch email that I bcc to myself (in:inbox from:me -to:me -cc:me). This has worked fine when I've used third-party apps (such as Mailbox or iOS Mail). But yesterday when I bcc:ed ...
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Migrating gmail contact pictures to second gmail account

I've recently decided to migrate from one gmail account to another. I've imported the contacts, but gmail seems to strip them of their contact picture. It looks like something called Soocial used to ...
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Cannot find own outgoing Hangouts chat messages in history via Gmail search

I have failed to find any of my very own outgoing Hangouts chat messages in history via Gmail search, whereas the search finds any of Hangouts chat messages of another participant of the very same ...
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Exclude label from a Gmail search?

How can I exclude a given label from a search, effectively finding all the email that do not have that label applied? I've searched Google, SuperUser, and the Gmail Advanced search support page to no ...
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Gmail + Google Apps Sync + Outlook send mail as

Win7-64 / Outlook 2010 / GAS 3.5.370.990 We use Google Apps for Business. Our company main domain @abc with other domains (e.g. @xyz) associated. Our primary email setting is with the @abc domain. I ...
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Email Forwarding Blacklist

My company sends a huge amount of spam to our work gmail accounts in the form of system emails and bureaucratic emails. I want to only forward emails to my personal email if they don't match an ...
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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.
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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 ...