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Deleted all mail and folders as well as trash

I was on my iPhone 6s in my gmail app and somehow deleted my all mail folder. This deleted all of my folders, inbox,sent, and drafts along wit my trash and junk mail. It wiped everything clean. I ...
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“Mute” alternative for conversations that aren't in the inbox

How can I both: Keep mailing lists out of my inbox (to read separately later) Selectively hide mailing list conversations (including their future messages) I've tried using a filter for mailing ...
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Put a link to a network share in a Gmail message

We use Google Apps for Education (Gmail) here for our corporate e-mail system. I have a resource available on a network share that I want to distribute to certain faculty and staff. I do not want to ...
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Gmail not grouping messages with the same subject from Google Groups

I understand that Gmail groups emails together by subject for its conversation view. I get it, I love it. I am a member of a Google Group that receives an email at the same time every day, and these ...
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Can you add more than 4 Gmail priority inbox sections?

I'm interested in setting up my priority inbox with 5-6 sections, but Gmail settings limit you to 4. I've found this alleged settings hack to add additional priority inbox sections; however, I cannot ...
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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 & 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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Does Gmail use Flash?

I'm curious, sometimes I'm working on Gmail (using Google Chrome), and Flash Player crashes. When this happens my YouTube video tab stop shows the video, and Gmail doesn't stop, but it does show the ...
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Auto delete spam email from a domain in Gmail

I want to auto delete email from the spam folder if they are from a particular domain, is it possible? For example, if an email message is marked as SPAM and it is from example.com, don't keep it in ...
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Discarding spam mail faster in Gmail [duplicate]

Sometimes I like to browse my spam folder, to make sure I'm not passing by something that is important. The problem is that there is so much spam that is even hard browse through it. I notice some ...
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How to filter Gmail threads with fewer than certain number of replies?

I'm trying to create a filter to label Gmail threads that have fewer than a certain number of replies. Is there a way to do that?
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How to remove “RE” in subject when you answering via web Gmail

How to remove auto additional "RE" in subject when you are answering via web Gmail?
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Disable Gmail “muting” feature to prevent accidental muting

Is there a way to disable muting in Gmail altogether? I recently muted a conversation by accident and thus didn't see replies to it, so I went back and found others via ...
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How to remove hidden Google contacts

How can I remove people from the seemingly hidden contacts list Google keeps for me? For instance Google Play keeps showing me suggestions and reviews of apps from a person who is not in my contacts ...
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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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Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

I'd like to create a Gmail filter to filter all of my Google Calendar notifications into a separate folder. Google Calendar notifications have headers that look like the following: Reply-To: Helen ...
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How can I disable the CMD + ENTER Gmail “send email” shortcut?

On a Mac, hitting Cmd+Enter will send the current message (on Windows it is Ctrl+Enter). I’m constantly hitting this accidentally and sending emails before I’m done with them. Usually, it’s because ...
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How do I retrieve my old email and password that is connected to my user name [duplicate]

I need a little help I can remember my user name in my Google Game center. But I do not remember which email I used. I probably do not remember the password to the email
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How to mark all e-mails as read in Gmail?

I was checking my email on my phone, and for some reason it glitched out and marked every single of my thousand emails unread. Is there any way I can mark all emails as read as once instead of doing ...
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How to paste raw HTML into an email in Gmail?

I would like to send an HTML Newsletter from my Gmail account. I have the raw HTML, but how can I paste it into the editor, so Gmail will recognize it as HTML? Is this even possible?
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cleared gmail password by mistake [duplicate]

i cant log into my gmail account I was trying to clear the cookies and I think I touched the wrong button now I cant access my account I am desperate to recover it quickly
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How to select all emails that are NOT important AND NOT starred?

In Gmail, how do you select all emails that are not important and not starred?
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488k views

How do I recover my Google account (or Gmail) password or username?

I have forgotten the password or username for my Google account, or I'm unable to access my account for other reasons. How can I recover my account? (This Q&A is meant as a general description ...
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As an Google App admin, can I track Google Takeout usage?

If my users are using Google Takeout, should I get an email alert with notification that xyz user has used Google Takeout and downloaded their data. I do not want to restrict, but just monitor, being ...
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Re-enable Google Drive results for Gmail searches in Google Apps for Business

Google Drive documents results used to be shown below Gmail search results. That option was a labs enabled tool where when you searched Gmail you would see matching Google Drive documents below the ...
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Search Gmail for emails without any CC recipients

I have an email address that should not receive email directly, and want to set up an auto-responder if an email is received without a CC included. Essentially, a search for: to:me@email.com ...
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How to allow Gmail to receive ZIP files

I want to send a zipped file to someone with a Gmail account, but it doesn't arrive. I get a Delivery Status Notification (Failure). So how can you configure Gmail to receive zip files? PS the file ...
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Changed Google Page ownership, now can't log into email

I had a Google Plus business page where and I changed the ownership of the account to a new manager. The Google Plus page had an associated email account that could be logged into just like any other ...
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Is it possible to sign into Gmail only?

Normally when you sign into Gmail, it signs into your whole Google account - YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, etc… Is it possible to sign into only Gmail and leave the others not logged in? From a ...
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In Gmail, is there a way to print a message without the Google logo?

In Gmail, whenever you go to print a message, gmail adds a "Gmail by Google" logo to the top of the page being printed. Is there a way to print without this Logo?
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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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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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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 webpage describing the feature, ...
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“Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in” to Gmail

I'm trying to log in to a very old Gmail account of mine. When I enter the correct password, I'm taken to a page that says: Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in. ...
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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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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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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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How to access mobile-friendly HTML-only Gmail site in Kindle browser

I can access a very plain, bare-bones but functional interface for Gmail using my ancient Windows mobile phone. When I navigate to mail.google.com on it, I'm redirected to ...
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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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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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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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How I can get Hangouts notifications on my phone even if I have it open in my PC

I have a Google Voice number, and can send and receive SMS messages using both the website (through gmail.com) or from the Hangouts app on my Galaxy S3. If I have an open desktop web browser on ...
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Logging in to Gmail now appears to be an annoying 2-step process

In the past, logging in to Gmail was pretty simple. It presented a standard login page requesting your username (email address) and password. Now it seems that they have made it twice as much work. ...
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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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How to select multiple messages in Gmail with keyboard?

Shift key does not seems to be working with arrow keys or j/k. 'x' can be used to select multiple messages, but one has to hit x as many times as messages selected. Looking for some elegant ...
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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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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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685 views

Autoforward from Gmail to Google Group

I own a Google Group and I want to auto-forward some of my e-mails to it. However, when I try to add the Group's e-mail address to my auto-forward list, it says that the confirmation mail has been ...
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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 ...