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Looking for starred emails which have disappeared

My starred emails disappeared from the top of my Gmail list and I can’t find them. I looked in trash with no luck. What can I do to find them?
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Guarantee email never goes to junk—Gmail / Google Apps for Business

We use Google Apps for Business to run our emails (Gmail) and we have quite a few emails that we get from the same people / the same address (@company.com) / or same subject, that always seem to go ...
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Gmail web says “not sent to spam”, downloaded version doesn't

The web version of Gmail sometimes tells me a message wasn't sent to spam because of my filter settings: However, after I download that message via IMAP and look at the headers, I see no such ...
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Changing Gmail's settings to displays a user’s email rather than their name

I want the email to be shown when chatting with friends in Gmail or Google Talk. I feel it is more secure to see their email address, as users can change their names and even have the same name as ...
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Can someone appear to have sent an email and place it in the Sent Mail folder?

If an email is seen in Gmail’s Sent Mail folder, should it not match the same email in the inbox folder? Can an email appear to be sent in the folder but not sent?
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Why my Gmail goes partially unencrypted whenever I start writing a new message?

When I enter my Gmail account (Ubuntu precise, Firefox with a few addons—AdBlock, WOT, Ghostery, HTTPS Everywhere) the encryption of the page works normally (snapshot 1), and keeps on doing so until I ...
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How does google dynamically count on its space for gmail?

When we look at Gmail login page, we can see the space counting dynamically. What does it represent - does it mean that Google is dynamically increasing it's server space? What happens in the back ...
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Signing in to Google through very different IP addresses

Because I connect to many different VPNs and make it appear that I'm in very different geographical locations, how do I add a whitelist of IP addresses that are allowed to sign in to my account so I ...
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Why Gmail Meter is not working

I added Gmail Meter to my Gmail account but it never reported anything. Do you know what could be the matter? I worked to authorize and add the script, then I waited and nothing happened. When I go ...
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Unable to access my Gmail account

My grandchild logged into her Gmail from my computer. Now when I try to get on, hers is the only account that appears; I cannot log in with my user name and password. How do I fix this?
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Why do I receive emails sent to address similar to mine but with dots?

I have a question relating to my Gmail account although I will use a fake email address for the purpose of this question. My Google email account is myaccountname@example.com But then today I ...
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Create group email to forward mails to list of addresses

I am looking for a way to set up group email for my class. This email address will be used to send mails to all class members. I've tried creating gmail account and forwarding mails to list of ...
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Now that Google Apps (the free version) is gone, is there another way to use Gmail with a custom domain

I really like Gmail, and I really wanted to get Google Apps for free. Now I have a domain but their free service. Is there any way for me to map my domain name to my Gmail account? I am using Outlook ...
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Is there anyway in gmail to select “All” but just within the “Everything else” section

I often have a lot of everything else emails and i want to select all. is there a way to do that without selecting you starred or unread emails?
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Can I post a file directly to Google Drive through email?

Is there a way to send files directly to Google drive from Gmail?
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Stopping Gmail showing new messages

I find notifications of new messages (even seeing the number of unread new messages) very distracting. But I value using Gmail's interface - with labels, conversation view, keyboard shortcuts, and ...
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Filtering Gmail by day of the week

I currently receive emails every weekday from a service I subscribe to. These quickly clog up my inbox however, so I've decided that while the information I receive is important to my work, I only ...
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How to find the last email with an attachment in an email thread

In a very large email thread, is there a way to find the last email with an attachment?
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How to block all Emails addressed to someone else (not 'dot' problem)?

I get spam emails from sources I don't recognize and addressed to emails that aren't even close to mine (not talking about the dot '.' issue that many have discussed in other threads). It gets to my ...
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Gmail “send mail as” in my primary account creating/sending a copy to my secondary account

I have two gmail accounts, primary A, and secondary B. I receive email sent to account B that is automatically forwarded to A (via Gmail's auto-forwarding or pop3). Then I reply in account A using ...
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Reply e-mail with 'Undelivered mail' message?

I was quite early with registering my Gmail account and I got a nice and clean baker@gmail.com address. Apparently all mails end up on my account when people make simple mistakes in typing the ...
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Integrate Gmail and Google Calendar with login

Is there a way to get an embedded version of Gmail / Google Calendar with login? (like the one on iGoogle) I did find how to embed a calendar... but I want to see my very own calendar. (Writing an ...
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Cleared Gmail password by mistake [duplicate]

I can't log into my Gmail account. I was trying to clear the cookies and I think I touched the wrong button. Now I can't access my account I am desperate to recover it quickly.
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How to avoid a Gmail account containing legal proof to be destroyed by its creator?

I worked for a company and used an e-mail account which this company created on Google for me. This means that the director of this company doesn't have my password, but still, as the one who created ...
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Filter to move email to the “sent folder”

Is it possible to create a Gmail filter to redirect incoming email (those sent by me to me) to the "sent" folder? I use a VBA script to send email from Excel through smtp.googlemail.com. ...
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Logging in: drop-down list shows old addresses, old passwords. Always have to change them

I have several gmail accounts for different purposes. When logging in to access any of my accounts, the drop-down list that appears on the sign-on page comes up with six accounts. A couple of them are ...
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Hotkeys for GMail's “New Compose”

Does GMail's "New Compose" support hotkeys? With the old compose I could label mails I am writing with easily with the hotkey l. See Label outgoing emails in Gmail when composing the mail But with ...
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What colours have already been used in Gmail compose?

When composing an email in Gmail I colour some parts of the text. Sometimes I'd like to know what colour I've used earlier in the email. Is there a way to see this? Some other inline editors allow ...
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How to migrate contacts from Google Apps to Gmail account?

I want to move the contacts from the Apps account. I have successfully exported them three times, once according to each of the formats provided by Google (Google CSV, "outlook-style" CSV and Vcards. ...
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How to set the song I am listening to as a custom message in Gtalk?

For chatting purposes I use my Gmail chat. I know how to type custom messages in the chat but not how to set the music I listen to as a custom message. I use Windows Media Player for listening to ...
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How do I avoid the <img src> attribute being stripped by Gmail?

In the body of an HTML e-mail I send <img style="display:block" alt="Revel Resorts | AC NJ" src="http://revel.mydelphic.com/sites/all/themes/revel/images/r_01.jpg" border="0" height="128" width="...
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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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Setting up a custom filter on Gmail / sync desktop contacts with Google contacts

We have an awful lot of our incoming emails in Gmail going into junk. Can I set up a filter that will say: if I have previously sent emails to a person then never mark it as spam? I'm aware that if ...
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Save Gmail messages to flash drive

I need to move Gmail conversations to hard/flash/dvd drive for an investment scam (no, it's not Ugandan) investigation and prosecution... How to do this?
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I archived my Gmail and can't find it in All Mail

I accidentally archived a certain number of emails and now I can't figure out where they are. I understand that they get archived in All Mail but they were emails from months ago and I don't know ...
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Best way to set up site-specific, removable email addresses using Gmail

I'm currently trying to figure out a good solution for this problem. I do get spam messages very rarely and I'd like to find out which site gave away my address (or was hacked), so I'd like to use ...
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How to send to a Google Group with a Gmail 'Send mail as' address?

I regularly send announcement emails from within Gmail to a Google Group that I manage, using a 'send mail as' address rather than my primary account address. When group users reply to a message, they ...
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Deleting my Gmail profile picture doesn't remove it from conversations in Gmail

Basically, see the title. I do not have a Google+ account, just that screen that begs you to make one. Whenever I send an email on Gmail, it normally has my YouTube account profile picture. I went ...
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Gmail blocking Gmail?

So I've created a new Gmail account because the name of the last one isn't exactly very professional. Anyway, I'm trying to have all my emails on the original address added to my current one but when ...
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Can Gmail display the number of bytes I sent to someone@example.com?

If I want to know the number of bytes that I sent from my Gmail to someone@example.com, can you help me? I can match all messages that I sent to someone@example.com but from what I see it won't ...
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Is it possible to use a custom domain with Gmail, but without Google Apps?

Is there any way to use a custom domain in Gmail without having a Google Apps account? I have configured my domain to use: MX 3600 1 ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. MX 3600 5 ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. MX 3600 5 ...
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How can I customise Gmail Priority Inbox to show multiple labels (or nested labels) in one section?

I have nested labels (Work, Work/Brighton, Work/London). When I select the parent label "Work" for a section, the children "Work/Brighton" and "Work/London" are not automatically added to that section ...
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How to prevent Gmail from automatically marking message as read?

In Thunderbird I have such option and I use it. Now I am trying to switch to Gmail and I can't find such setting. I claim that no computer program can know, whether I have actually read a message. ...
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Gmail: How to know which messages in an email conversation I have already read, and which I have not?

I have been considering switching to GMail recently. I like the conversation view, but I do not like the fact, that the READ flag is applied to the entire conversation, not to the individual messages. ...
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Can mail admin read my chat?

I have a company email, hemc@companyname.com, which is managed by my company admin and it is hosted on Google Apps mail services. I want to know whether the admin can check my emails or my chat ...
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Upgraded GMail Storage - Not Showing?

I have paid for the upgrade of Gmail to 25GB because my account has reached the 10GB limit. However, it still shows 10GB limit and that I am out of space. In my google account is says I have the 25GB ...
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Gmail: Recover deleted email from browser cache

I've permanently deleted an important email from Gmail Trash folder. And as I understand it, there is no way to recover the email from inside the Gmail application. But, I figured that my browser (...
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Gmail does not forward auto-archived messages to another account

I have configured my current Gmail account to forward mails to another Gmail email. But I notice that the auto-archived messages won't be forwarded. How can I get all mails forwared?
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A minimal Gmail text editor / word processor?

Gmail is my favorite text editor. It autosaves (in the cloud). It's browser-based. All I have to do to share with a friend is press send. But opening a new window is difficult - especially while ...
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When does Gmail display images automatically?

Google claims that inline images in authenticated email are shown automatically in Gmail. Yet I do not observe this with transactional mail I get from serious organizations, such as Stack Exchange and ...