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Searching for label:foo and -label:bar in Gmail

I am trying to delete a few thousand threads, more than I could do manually. When I search for label:github -label:dont_delete -to:me@example.com I see threads with the dont_delete label. Why? ...
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When is it okay to use “label:”, “in:”, or “is:” in a Gmail Filter?

When you try to use any of the queries label:, in:, or is: in a Gmail filter, you will see the following warning: Warning: Filter searches containing "label:", "in:", or "is:" criteria are not ...
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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 ...
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Make Social/Promotions/Updates/Forums categorization Go Away in Gmail

Somewhat recently, Gmail started automatically labeling new messages as "Social", "Promotions", "Updates", or "Forums". These labels clash with those that I already have, and Gmail isn't categorizing ...
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How can I see how much space a label or folder is taking up in Gmail?

Is there a way to see how how much space a label/folder is taking up on Gmail ? I know I can see the overall account info at the bottom i.e., "x of 15gb" - but is there a way to break this down by ...
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Creating a filter to color the incoming email — not the “star label”

Does Gmail have the ability to create a filter, based on sender, to "color" the incoming email? For example, in my email window, I want to see all emails coming from my boss in red (not the label’s ...
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Archive all messages in Gmail bearing the same label

I started using Gmail to read a high-traffic mailing list, and my inbox is swamped with these messages. I've successfully tagged all the messages with the same label ("Busy") and have a filter that ...
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Gmail auto label trick doesn't seem to work?

The Gmail auto label trick doesn't seem to work anymore. Is there some setting somewhere to enable this feature? I am referring to the trick where you specify a label in the email address. For ...
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Gmail: I send myself a file to keep in a label forever, but then I delete my sents and it deletes from my label. Help?

I have to constantly delete my sents because I send about 10 video clips (6 MEG each) per day, thus I am always filling up my free storage that Google allows. That's fine with me, I don't need to keep ...
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How can I import mail from one Gmail account to another, preserving my label structure?

I'd like to import mail from one account to another, but I have 10 or so labels in the one I want to export from. What's the easiest way to get the same labels on the same email messages on the new ...
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Two factor gmail authentication: How to login from *either* device? [closed]

How can I use 2 factor Gmail authentication in this situation? I have a Gmail account, a laptop and a phone. I use 2 factor authentication so that when i try to access Gmail on the laptop, i verify ...
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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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Search by thread rather than email in Gmail

Gmail seems to have a flaw insofar as it acts as though tags apply only to the first email in a thread rather than to the whole thread (or to all emails in a thread). This means that if I send an ...
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Possible to access email attachment from google drive?

In Gmail, I can attach a file from my google drive. On the reverse direction, in google drive, can I access the attached files of received emails in gmail? This is useful when I lose access to my ...
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Gmail: set up filter to run when out of office

Is it possible in Gmail to set up a filter which only runs when the out of office/vacation responder is turned on? The reason I want this is to be able to forward potentially important emails, but ...
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Google sign in & security shows unknown Linux under recently used devices

I signed into my Google account and see that there is this Linux that last synced recently..., under "recently used devices". I have no clue what this is. I don't remember using any Linux or do any ...
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Upload emails to Gmail account from the Google Takeout generated .mbox file

In the past I've downloaded my emails from a Gmail account using Google Takeout. This gave me a .mbox archive. Is there a way I can upload this into a another Gmail account?
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Is it possible to use custom font in Gmail?

Gmail only provides these fonts: Sans Serif Serif Comic Sans MS Courier New Garamound Georgia Tahoma Trebuchet MS Verdana But I don't wanna use any of those. I want to use the font of my own ...
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Use Gmail to send and receive e-mail from a outlook account

Basically, I want to use my Gmail account to send and receive my e-mails from my outlook.com account. I want to be able to send e-mail as outlook.com from Gmail. I am looking a lot for this problem, ...
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Messages sent to mailing list not shown in Gmail

When I send an email from my Gmail account to a mailing list I never receive the messages I have sent in the inbox. Since I use an external account, which I import with POP3 into Gmail, I can see on ...
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Create Group Email from Labels

When I receive an email from a prospective client in my Gmail inbox, I place a specific label on it according to the query. Is there a way to create a group email easily to send out to all recipients ...
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How to get saved password from POP3 account in Gmail?

I have set up a POP3 mail account (Yahoo) in Gmail to send and receive my Yahoo messages from there. Everything works, so obviously I saved my password for the account somewhere in Gmail. I want to ...
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Emailing group set-up in Gmail is displaying the email not the contact name

I am the new secretary for a association. I spent a great deal of time entering contacts from the group including Name and email. When I sent my first group email it displayed the email instead of ...
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Email to contact group suddenly bouncing as “too many addresses”

I have been sending for many years a daily message to a group of 199 names. Yesterday, the group was rejected for "too many addresses". I broke the group into 4 groups with 50 names. The message is ...
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Can I see my Gmail inbox tabs as IMAP labels?

I like the new inbox tabs (categories) feature on Gmail, but it's only useful on the web interface. If I use a mail client like Thunderbird I can't see the tabs. Is there any way to give all the ...
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Thunderbird or Gmail: answer with different color, as in Outlook [closed]

In Thunderbird, I would like to intersperse my answers within the body of the message I am responding to, with all my new text appearing in some other color. I only know a very tedious way of doing ...
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Creating a filter in Gmail that applies more than one label

I've been using Filters for a while in Gmail but have always been wondering if such a feature is available. Is it possible to somehow have a Gmail filter apply more than one label? As you can see ...
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How to categorise the following email types according to Gmail categories?

In my account, the following email types are not automatically categorised by Gmail's tab feature: Customer support confirmations. Example subject: "Ticket Received - [#3014] Status of Customizable ...
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How to show all labels assigned to Gmail message?

I have mail that is coming in that I don't see in my inbox but when I look at "All Mail" I see it. How can I tell why it is not in my inbox or what labels have been assigned to it. Any way to tell ...
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Blogger profile changes to nameless profile when I try to follow blogs

I have a blogger profile (seen in www.planetzella.blogspot.com) (Zella). I am NOT using Google+ (and I don't want to start using it either) and do not have a Google+ profile, just an Gmail-account ...
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Google Security Checkup Gmail Settings

Today, Google suggested running a security checkup. While almost everything was clear and helpful, one section Check your Gmail settings was unclear. It says: "Make sure that your Gmail settings are ...
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How to getting RSS feeds into Gmail

Is there an easy way (say, a bookmarklet) that, whenever I see a feed, I can subscribe to it so that updates will go into my Gmail?
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Ability to send mail from alias address? [duplicate]

I have a mail server with Postifx (and dovecot) setup, on which there is an alias address (say alias@example.com) which forwards mail to my main email (myname@gmail.com). This works fine, and all mail ...
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Import mail from another Gmail account, but deduplicate?

If you have two Gmail accounts, one of which is forwarding to the other and you want to import ALL of the mail from the other one minus the messages that were already forwarded to the second account, ...
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How to find a phone number in a Gmail message

Several weeks ago, don't remember when exactly, a colleague sent me his phone number by email. Now I cannot find this email. I tried to search for all messages by this colleague, but unfortulately, ...
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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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How can I manually add Chrome 43 (64-bit) Protocol “Content” Handlers (LINUX) [migrated]

In my LINUX Chrome browser install, I regularly run 1 Inbox and 2 Gmail apps. Whenever I click on a mailto: link elsewhere w/in Chrome, it would be nice to be able to choose which running app I'd like ...
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My Gmail account is being used in another location

Actually, I do not know whether or not my Gmail account is compromised given the details. I am on a desktop computer right now and logged in to my account. I have got a Windows phone with Gmail ...
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Can I set Gmail “out of office” replies for every week recurring?

I only work Monday through Wednesday. I would like to set it up so when clients email me on these days every week, they get a friendly reminder. How can I do this? It seem I would have to do it ...
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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. There are like 4000 or ...
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Is it possible to create a Gmail filter that works on arbitrary headers?

(Not a dup: this very similar question really asks about the DeliveredTo header). Bugzilla provides a number of headers telling you why you received a mail, such as X-Bugzilla-Reason. How can I ...
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Google Mail Fetcher not fetching emails

I have just setup a Google Apps account as I want to use Gmail and use my website's domain. I want to fetch all the emails from my current webmail account (e.g me@someone.com) into the Gmail account I ...
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Emailing one email to a group of 70 in gmail [closed]

Set up group of 70 in Gmail contacts and named the group. Tried to send 1 email to that group, but only 7 of them went into the "To" box. What happened to the other 63 and why don't they get ...
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Creating filters for listservs

I know how to create filter for specific mailing list but I want the filter to avoid directly archiving mails which have my mail id in it or my name. Either in the cc or to. Any idea how I can do ...
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Permalink to a Gmail's minimal thread view

In Gmail you can link to a specific thread, from that thread you can open it in a new window. I'd like to link straight to that window. I enjoy the minimal look and I get distracted if I see my inbox ...
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Gmail permanently delete a message via a filter

When choosing to delete an email via a filter, the message is sent to the trash. Is there any way to permanently delete it instead? I tried deleting it twice with two different filters (the logic is ...
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What text triggers the GMail warning about forgetting attachments?

I would like to know exactly what text causes the GMail pop-up dialog box that warns that you may have forgotten to attach files to an e-mail. I have visited a lot of webpages describing the feature, ...
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Counting the number of emails exchanged with a given email address in Gmail

Is there any way to easily count the number of emails exchanged with a given email address in Gmail? (number of emails <> number of threads)
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Why does GMail show two different pictures for my profile, one of which is not me?

Recently, a strange thing occurred in my account when viewing it on my laptop computer, I have my normal profile picture that appears in the upper right hand corner of what I see when seeing my mail ...
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How to change the password of Gmail in CLI?

How to change the password of Gmail in CLI ? That is, after: openssl s_client -crlf -connect pop.gmail.com:995 What command should I type? Some says we can't in CLI. Is it true ? And Is it also ...