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How to remove Sender header when sending from another Gmail

I set up Gmail with an embarrassing username I created as a teenager which my friends and family use (let's call it lolz@gmail.com), then later created a serious e-mail account (my.name@gmail.com) ...
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Gmail attach file keyboard shortcut

I would like to know if there is any keyboard shortcut to attach a file when writing an email. Most of the shortcuts can be found here, but they do not include any for this task.
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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 ...
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Is it possible to change the background color of all incoming emails in Gmail?

I have been working with the theme options in Gmail. There is an option for changing the background color of the text/background inbox list of emails. I would like to change the original background ...
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Replying to emails in Gmail with complete details of the original mail

When replying to emails in Outlook, the complete details of the original email are appended on bottom. Ex: From: Manas [mailto:****@****.com] Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 1:38 PM To: Manas ...
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Gmail forward all email - respond as original reciever

I have two Gmail addresses/accounts, OfficialAddressA and PrivateAdressB. I have set all incoming emails to OfficialAddressA to be forwarded to PrivateAdressB, and remove Gmail's copy. Now I want ...
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Download embedded-images attachments from Gmail

Usually, Gmail offers a link to download all attachments. However, someone sent me a HTML e-mail where the attachments are images inside the e-mail. They are technically attachments, but there is no ...
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“there was a problem previewing this document” in Gmail

Almost every time I click on an attachment preview in Gmail it says there was a problem previewing this document and offers to download. What did I do wrong and how to fix it?
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How to create a Gmail group from recipient list?

I have an email with tens of recipients. I would like to create a contact group from it without adding each of them one at a time. How can I do that in Gmail? The internet is full of old instructions ...
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Can I export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?
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Gmail shows an email (categorized as inbox), in “all mail” but not in inbox

This is when I click on "All Mail" And this is when I click on Inbox Notice that in the "All Mail" pic, the category is "Inbox" for the bunch of recent emails. Whereas in the "Inbox" pic, the ...
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How can I get contacts back into the inbox?

My favorite contacts used to be listed to the left in the inbox, and mailing was a one-step process. Now, to mail a contact I click on gmail, then contacts, and a new window opens. Then to compose, ...
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Red padlock icon showing in Gmail From address

I noticed a red open padlock icon in Gmail near the From address part of an email message. What does this red open padlock icon mean?
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Gmail - inbox and mail window too wide

I've been having a weird issue with Gmail window formatting for quite a while now and it drives me mad. It only occurs on one of my computers (does not occur on laptop, nor PC at work). It affects all ...
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Read-only permission to Gmail

I wish to use a mail client to continuously backup my Gmail data. However, I want to prevent the client from making any changes to my Gmail. When I tried to access Gmail using Thunderbird/IMAP, in ...
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Changing Gmail reply tag from “Re” to “RE”

When I reply to a message having subject line, let's say Welcome, then the subject line becomes Re:Welcome. I want it to be RE:Welcome. I want RE instead of Re. Of course, I can edit it while ...
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Gmail & Google Docs: Paste just the text, not the formatting (Firefox, Safari)

When I use Gmail and Google Docs (With Firefox 3.6.6), I often cut text from another HTML or PDF document. When I paste this text into the document body, Gmail and Google doc will paste the text and ...
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Gmail Video Chat Tester Bot?

For instance in Skype I have such as service in my contacts list called "Echo / Sound Test Service" which you can call up, record a message, and it play the message back. Does anyone know if there is ...
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Insert a table in Gmail

How can I create a table in a Gmail message? I've currently got the data in a Google Docs spreadsheet, but copying and pasting that into the Gmail editor just pastes tab-delimited columns, not a ...
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Search in Gmail - How to search the mails without reply?

I'd like to do a search in my Gmail to find out the mails that I sent without reply. I tried this, but it doesn't work: label:sent -has:reply it seems that the 'has' operator only accept ...
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Undo saving to Drive

In the new gmail interface that was introduced last year, I often misclick on the Google Drive icon, which results in the attachment being saved in my Google Drive. How to undo it?
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What is the easiest way to format code when pasting to Gmail?

I often write mails that partly consist of source code, like Java or C (or any other arbitrary code). In order to get the formatting right, I always have to: Paste the code Indent it correctly ...
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What do these icons in Gmail indicate?

In these icons, some have two >'s, others one or none. What are the meanings behind these icons (highlighted in yellow)? I know that clicking on them marks the conversation as important, but what ...
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I connected Apple Mail to my Gmail account and now all my emails are going to trash (which is not good)

I need Apple Mail because a web application (Pipedrive) I'm using links to Apple Mail to send emails (it doesn't link to Gmail app). Thus I want to use Apple Mail to send email. I don't want it to ...
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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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Gmail: Is it possible to change the size of the reply window in rich-text mode?

When composing, my text area is usually large enough, but in replies I seem to have about 17-lines visible, and almost always have issues when scrolling to see what was typed before (either response ...
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What's with Gmail's upper-left corner?

I didn't notice this small corner before, but it is small, so I have no idea when it started. It resembles the corner of a piece of paper when we fold it. This is a screenshot of how it looks like: ...
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Automatic re-labelling emails

Is it possible to have Gmail automatically label emails based on existing labels? For example, I have "Follow Up" and "Waiting Response" labels. What I would like is for Gmail to automatically relabel ...
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How to use OR operator in Gmail

I have a huge list of senders who I would like to filter in Gmail. If you can help me figure this out, I can finally get over this headache. I've tried these queries. from:(David Kadavy OR Lloyed ...
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How can I copy the filenames of attachments in Gmail?

How can I copy the filenames of attachments in Gmail? I can't find a good way in the new interface that was introduced last year: I don't want to have to download the attachment to get the ...
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Can you have an image float to the left of the text in a Gmail signature?

I have a Google Apps e-mail account. I want to include the company logo to the left of my signature text. The only way I can find to do this so far is to build it so that the text is part of the ...
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Can I filter incoming mail based on membership in a circle?

With the addition of circles to Gmail, I'd like to be able filter emails from members of various circles, ostensibly to apply a label to those emails. I know I can open a circle and see all the ...
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Edit messages stored in Gmail's inbox

Is it possible to edit your received messages that are stored in Inbox or any other Gmail folder, on the fly? I don't care about the headers getting corrupted or keeping anything intact for forensic ...
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Short URL that will always get me to a Gmail login screen?

What short URL can I type in so that I always get to a Email + Password login screen for Gmail? Here is my problem - In Chrome, when I enter gmail.com into the address bar, I am redirected to a ...
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Gmail - auto forward email but change subject line

I'm trying to set up an integration with a help desk system that allows for us to automatically assign it to certain queues by either parsing the subject header or if it comes from a specific address. ...
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Reject specific emails and send a reject response to the sender

Can I reject specific emails? I don't want to just block the address. I want to reject a specific email address and have a rejection notification automatically sent.
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In Gmail, how do I create a contact from a recipient of an email?

In Gmail, how do I create a contact from a recipient of an email? For sender, there is 'Add to Contact List' but there doesn't appear to be anything similar for the To: or Cc: fields. Is there an ...
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How to avoid LinkedIn automatically connecting to my Gmail account

I recently opened a profile on LinkedIn and gave it access to my Gmail account. The result was that it sent a message of invitation to all my contacts! Now I have removed all the unwanted invitations ...
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Set a send email account in Google spreadsheet

I have 3 email accounts, two gmail (a "corporate account" and a work account) and one personal account not via gmail. We collect requests in a google spreadsheet, where I want to add a hot mailto ...
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Add Skype contact in Gmail signature

I am using Gmail and want to add my Skype contact in signature. I know there are ways to add a Skype button using 3rd party plugins and extensions but is there a way where I can add my Skype ID to ...
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Gmail never actually deletes emails?

I'm getting a bad feeling about Gmail. I've used it for years and recently I deleted all of my private conversations from all possible devices and folders. However, when I go to the search box of ...
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Browse Google without being logged in while still logged into Gmail

As title states, I'd like to be logged into Gmail but not have Google search logged in. I've tried DuckDuckGo but nothing beats the search results from Google in my opinion. Besides using incognito or ...
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Gmail Domain wide _Send_mail_from_alias_

Here: Send mail from a different address or alias in the section: I'm a Google Apps for Work user sending from a domain alias or email alias. -it is described how to setup multiple from adresses for ...
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Old emails still open even after being logged out of gmail

My tablet was stolen, so I've logged out of my google account on all devices and changed my password. But when I test it on my other tablet, my emails still open even though it's not logged in. The ...
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Is there a way to show the “To” address in the Gmail inbox?

I have a wildcard set up on my domain name for emails so that all emails that are sent to anything@example.com will be sent to my Gmail account. I use this so I can give different addresses to ...
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Unidentified address in Gmail

Many times, when I copy&paste an email address into the "To" field in a Gmail message, it refuses to send the email, saying that “the address has not been identified”. This is very frustrating. Is ...
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How to get email address of CC

I recently received a mail which contained a CC. I want to reply to the person who wrote to me however I want to CC the person he had already CC'd but I don't know his mail. Can I somehow get the CC'd ...
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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 create a Gmail filter that works on headers other than From, To, Subject?

I've forwarded one of my really old email addresses to Gmail. I'd like to create a filter so that any mail to that old address is always labeled properly in Gmail. I can create a Gmail filter with ...