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How can I clean up my Gmail address book?

I've used Gmail since 2004, and now I have about 3000 Gmail contacts. I don't recognize the vast majority of them and many of my contacts are just email addresses. Over the years I've synced my ...
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Send a copy of outbound messages to another address

Is there a way to have a copy of any message sent from a gmail account sent to another address? I've got any messages coming to my address copied to another (see this question for one solution, ...
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How can you change how your Gmail account name appears?

Since Google does not recognise using dots (i.e., if you name is "t.smith", you will get mails to tsmith and t.smith), can you change how your name appears? In other words, can you change your ...
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forwarding mail when an individual is not CCed

I have a client who often forgets to CC my boss. I'd like to set up a Gmail filter that detects when he isn't in the To/CC fields for e-mails from this client and forwards a copy to him. Is this ...
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Is it possible block outgoing emails to a particular address in gmail?

Say if I wish not to send a email to an address even by mistake because I want to maintain no contact between the 2 emails, is it possible to set up some kind of outgoing filter to it?
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Make Gmail show the subject textbox by default

How can I make Gmail show the subject line as an editable textbox by default when I reply to an email? It is hidden by default until one clicks on "Edit Subject"—I would like it to be available by ...
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Why doesn't Gmail show embedded images? It works on iPhone's Mail app

I'm using Google Apps and sending/receiving mail with other users inside this domain. I'm receiving messages with inline images (posted in the middle of sentences) but these inline images are ...
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How to group all emails from one user into one collection in gmail?

So I really love how gmail groups for me important conversations. Bu I have tons of job related emails sent to me automatically from @googlecode.com on each project update (svn commit) So it looks ...
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Gmail feed with a Google Apps email

I'm trying to get a Gmail feed to work with my Google Apps email. The feed works by using the following URL: https://#GmailUsername#:#GmailPassword#@mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom The problem is, ...
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formatting excel sheet to organize data properly

I have an excel sheet which has approximately 2000 Rows. The columns are First Name ,Second Name, email 1, email 2 I want to be able to use all these contacts in one go in gmail in following format ...
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Proper formatting of text when inlining an image in Gmail

I use the inline image feature from Google Labs to be able to attach images as inline in emails. But while the image does come in there is a blank space just left to the image and the text starts ...
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Does Gmail leak the contents of my email via ads?

I have assumed for some time that de facto Gmail leaks information about the contents of my email. Having just read a related question, I'm wondering if my assumption is correct. Suppose, for ...
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Does Chrome have to be running in order for Gmail to handle mailto links?

I noticed that Google Chrome has a feature which let's Gmail handle mailto: links. I'm wondering whether or not Chrome has to be running on the computer in order for this to work or not.
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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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How can I generate a list of delivered-to addresses in Gmail?

I really want to turn off the catch-all option in my Google Apps email service. Before I do that however, I would like to get an idea about the usernames that are actually received mail on a ...
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Compose an email in Gmail without seeing my inbox

I would like to compose an email in Gmail, but if I open my inbox I find I get distracted with all the emails that have arrived since I last looked. Is there a URL I can go to to compose an email ...
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Gmail doesn't recognize email addresses at fully qualified domains

Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDNs) may end with a final dot (e.g. www.example.com.). I understand the final dot indicates a FULL domain, and name matching shouldn't be tried on assumed domains. ...
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Where to report Gmail problems?

my gmail address is acting really strangely, it doesn't receive emails from certain email addresses, even though some emails get through. I've checked filters, SPAM, all folders - no problem there. It ...
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Set up a forwarding email account with Gmail for Business

I want to create a forwarder email address in Gmail for Business instead of having to create/pay for another email account at the same domain. I have an email address, mail@example.com and I've set ...
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Why doesn't the “More->Create Event” menu item in Gmail populate the calendar event with info?

Whenever I choose Create Event, it just pops up a calendar window with the date set to today and the title set to untitled event. This used to fill in info from the message (at the very least the ...
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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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Can I set Gmail to always display images from a domain?

The emails that come from Twitter always come from a seemingly random email address (probably some kind of hash) like mention-fpbgg.ivivna+cxza=tznvy.pbz-b2b51@postmaster.twitter.com If I click ...
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Whitelist for Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to implement a white-list-based system in Gmail? Is there a way to tell Gmail "Only allow into my inbox emails from the following email addresses. Send the rest to ...
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How to disable chaining in Gmail for specific set of letters?

I'm sending some letters to subscribers, and they are chained in Gmail, since subject is the same. The question is: how can I disable this feature without changing subject and without changing ...
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Can't see “Insert image” button in Gmail when composing a mail

When I'm composing a mail in Gmail I want to insert an image directly in the mail's body, but there is no "Insert image" button at the top. How can I configure it to be visible?
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Sending attachment — error message in Gmail / Google Apps — how to send this file?

I'm emailing some psd files with Gmail / Google Apps. They are above the 25mb send limit, so I'm zipping them. I sent a few successfully, but one file now won't send—I'm getting the error message: ...
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Forward an email in the reply to another email through Gmail

I am using Gmail. I know how to forward an email received from A to B, by simply choosing the forward option for the email to be forwarded, and putting B's address there. But I wonder how to forward ...
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Gmail Business Account - Not receiving emails

I have set up my business email through Google but I'm not receiving any email. I tried sending email through my business Gmail account and it worked but, again, I'm not getting incoming emails. I ...
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How can I delete a message from inbox without deleting it from sent mail?

I belong to a listserv that sends me copies of messages I send to the list address. When I delete the messages from my inbox, GMail also deletes the message from my sent folder. I'm aware that the ...
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Backup Google Apps Email

I am using Google Apps for Email. Is there any way I can backup all the emails into another Gmail Account? Please also let me know any alternative solution too.
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Gmail does not recognize an email address for no apparent reason

When I attempt to address my email message by selecting a group and hit SEND I get the error message: The address "seeminglygoodemail@example.com" in the "Bcc" field was not recognized. Please ...
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Can I configure a Gmail filter to work only during certain hours?

The company I work for uses Gmail for our company mail and I have my phone setup with push mail etc. This is great, but there are some kinds of email I really don't want to know about when I'm not at ...
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Can you create rules in Gmail?

In MS Outlook, you can create rules so different kinds of mail can go in different folders. Can you do the same thing in Gmail, so all your emails from a list go in a specific subfolder instead of ...
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YouTube account switching issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting Youtube and Gmail to work under two different accounts I have two Gmail accounts, one provided by my university, the other personal. The school one does not ...
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Gmail search Sent Mail / simple way to refer to myself

Let's say I want to search the items that I sent to other people for messages on a topic. In other email apps, I'd typically go to that folder then hit search (and only broaden to all folders if I ...
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How to stop SPAM in my GMail account?

I have this stupid friend of mine who is giving me a lot of pain these days. He is registering my profile and putting up my Email ID along with my phone no. on the worst spam sites on the web. These ...
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Can't open any contacts in Gmail, merge and delete still work though

When I load the contacts list in Gmail, I can view the list of contacts but cannot open any. Merge and delete appears to work, I can also access them on my Android device but not via the Gmail UI. ...
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Is there a way to recover Gmail messages that were deleted maliciously from an account? [duplicate]

A friend of mine fell victim to a mailbox hijacker the other day, and Gmail helped her recover the inbox (via whatever method they do so, I was not present for that). I showed her how to recover her ...
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Avoid Chat Window from popping up when I send a chat message from an external jabber client

I use Google Talk from a different external client (pidgin). Whenever I sent a message from there, it also pops up within my browser on my Gmail tab. Is there a way to avoid that? I don't mind ...
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Why in Google products like Docs or Talk, my username listed instead of the full name?

For example in Google Docs others see me like this: Same in Gmail Chat, my friends see my username in the list, instead of my name. I've checked my account settings, and the profile, all seems to ...
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2-step verification on Gmail

I recently heard from my friend that Gmail is showing that I have activated 2-set verification in their Gmail account, like a promotion or something. Is Gmail doing this? Is it possible that Gmail ...
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Gmail: jump to all emails just after the one I searched for?

In Gmail, I go through all emails starting from the last one, and I make sure none of them needs answering. If I find one that needs answering, I answer it, but then I lose track of where it was in ...
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Turn off GMail mail delegation notice

I have granted some other account access to my GMail account. Every time I log in to GMail, this message appears According to Google help For about a week, this notice will appear for a few ...
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How to migrate all my Google data to another acount?

I'm using Gmail, Google Reader, calendar, Picasaweb and other services. I've decide to change my Google ID. And I am moving Gmail data first (via POP3), but it is a very hard job. I'm afraid to move ...
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Gmail app for university students

We have a domain and hosting at hostmonster.com for our university. Now we want to give students facility to create their own email account under university domain. And we want to use Gmail web app ...
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How can you transfer your playlists from one YouTube account to other? [duplicate]

How can you transfer your playlists from one YouTube account to other YouTube account? I sign under different names in Gmail.
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How can I apply filter to an already imported email account in Gmail?

How can I apply filter to an already imported email account in Gmail? I cannot find any option to do that. Although my imported account has a label, in the filter's options I can't use the label to ...
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Google apps gmail missing import from other email service

My instance of Google apps gmail is missing import from other email service as shown in the screenshot below: I was expecting what I get below with normal/personal gmail Any clue?
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How can I move an email to my inbox?

If I have moved a message out of my inbox, how can I move it back there? The Inbox label doesn't show up in neither tags nor folders and I don't have the Move to Inbox button.
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How to send multiple contacts via Gmail?

Is there a way to attach multiple contact information to an email? Manually copying field-by-field to text body is even worse than sending them via SMS.