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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 ...
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Privacy concern with photos in people widget

I don't mind seeing other people's recent photos - but I do mind them seeing mine. How can I make sure my recent photos are not showing up on other people's people widget?
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Is there a way to search/filter gmail emails by the absolute domain without subdomains (e.g. google.com, but not plus.google.com)

Is there a way to search/filter gmail emails by the absolute domain without subdomains? If just do a search/filter on from:@google.com it includes all subdomains like plus.google.com, txt.voice.google....
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Archive labeled e-mails like smart labels

Smart labels have a checkbox at the top-right which says: Archive incoming Forums (skip the Inbox) How about non-smart labels? How could I do the same. I couldn't find a checkbox on labels that ...
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Why is this mail in Gmail skipping my inbox?

I added a filter to an incoming email and it said "Apply to 79 other messages". I didn't see where these other messages existed. After applying the label, I now see these messages in that label. I am ...
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Gmail reply pop-out like new-style compose

Gmail's new default behavior is to pop-up a sub-window when I press "Compose"—not a new window managed by my desktop window manager (WM), but a new HTML-based "window," like for chat. I consider this (...
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How to have a particular address load with a label in Gmail?

We use webmail for my company (using gmail). It is correctly set to throw anything that comes into @joebowcompany.com into the main processing account. Without labeling recipients and without ...
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Gmail on my own domain for free

You can no longer attach your domain to Gmail for free as you could do a year or so ago. Now it's called Google for Business and also includes Google Drive, Google Calendar and more. It's all ...
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Sometimes I get this error message when using Outlook with Gmail

I occasionally get this error message and my e-mails do not get received.
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Can Gmail forward mail to only one of two places?

I'd like to forward incoming Gmail to exactly one of two places, depending on the sender, something like this: If the sender is a.com or z.com, forward only to myid@firstforward.com and delete. If ...
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Can't verify my new Gmail account

I got this email from Google after setting up my new account: Congratulations on creating your brand new Gmail address, ****@gmail.com. Please keep this email for your records, as it contains an ...
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How can I save messages from a particular sender in a particular folder in Gmail?

A particular sender (an advertising company) sends a lot of emails daily into my Gmail inbox. Now those mails are important to me, since I am interested in their ads, but every time it is not possible ...
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Get iCloud emails to Gmail

I'm trying to opposite thing most websites describes. I'm using GMail as my major app and iCloud account as addition to owned iPad. I'm trying to add iCloud (me.com) account to Gmail. But either I'm ...
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Gmail account is full and can not free space by deleting emails

Need help! My e-mail at work is at 99.9% full. I can’t delete anymore messages to free up space, and the storage that is available for sale through Google does not apply to Gmail. What can I do to ...
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How can I set the (tel:)phone handler in Gmail?

Gmail is smart enough to turn telephone numbers into links (most of the time) and so they make them available to click on: They are a standard telephone link in the format of: <a href="tel:323-...
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How to see Gmail message subject when scrolling down?

In Gmail the message subject is at the top of the page and at the tab title. When I scroll down a conversation I can't see the subject and a lot of times the tab title is too narrow for me to get the ...
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How do I transfer a Gmail account to a different Google account?

I am moving to a new ISP and realised that I'm going to have a problem with my email as i use my ISP's provided address. So, being smart, decided to take this opportunity to move to Gmail. I then ...
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Is there a way to view Gmail login history beyond the default few hours? [duplicate]

I'm trying to track down some suspicious activity that happened two days ago, but Gmail's "view recent activity" doesn't go back that far. Is there some other place to look at it?
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Is it possible to exclude the email signatures when searching in GMail?

Currently I'm trying to search through my rather large email archive on GMail. Unfortunately the words I like to find also occur in almost any email footer as the signature text. While I understand ...
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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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How can I remove the “on behalf of” message when sending from a delegated account?

Please note that this is not the same as this question which is to do with removing the message for send as aliases. If I delegate access to my Gmail account to somebody else, they are able to access ...
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How to avoid Google Mail SMTP lock while traveling?

I know there are lots of articles about this problem, but I still can't find a nice way to fix that. My boss is traveling a lot, and because of constant change of place her google account is blocked. ...
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Gmail drafts don't show recipient address in overview for new conversations

I have multiple drafts in my draft folder and some of them have the same subject. Unfortunately, when the draft is not part of an ongoing conversation, there is no indication of the recipient’s email ...
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How to recover google account when two factor authentication is enabled but codes are lost [duplicate]

Does anyone know how one can recover your Gmail account which has Two Factor Authentication enabled when you lose the printed codes? your authorized phone + laptop are unavailable? I lost my ...
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Google host email failure - diagnostic code smtp; 550-5.1.1

I'm having difficulties figuring out exactly why this particular email address has stopped working. The domain is hosted by HostGator, but the associated email account is hosted by Google. This is ...
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Gmail search filter “from: contacts” possible?

In Gmail we can filter our search term to a single contact (John Smith) by using the filter search-term from: johnsmith@gmail.com. Is there anyway to change the search filter to all my contacts ...
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Automatically applying a label to an outgoing recipient who already has a label

I'd like to have a piece of outgoing mail to a recipient who already has a label without using the "apply label" button. I tried creating a filter that has a "to" and "from" to apply a label, and that ...
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How to sync two Gmail accounts

I have my college Id, collegeid@college.com (hosted on google apps) and a personal gmail id, username@gmail.com I created forward-to address in collegeid@college.com as username+college@gmail.com ...