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How to use gmail POP and IMAP from multiple clients simultaneously?

I use gmail POP with Mail.app on a Mac. It works well for me, and with seven years of emails in it I don't want to change. It's my main place for email and a backup of gmail as well. I've now got an ...
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Get count of all emails sent from an address in Gmail

Just for fun I wanted to know how many emails a friend has sent me over the years (in gmail). I tried doing a search but it the total only shows x to y of z where z is just an estimate. I then tried ...
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Do up and down arrow keys navigate Gmail messages?

It was the case until recently that I could scroll up and down either within a Gmail message or on the page containing the message by clicking there (just to make sure the cursor/focal point is there) ...
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Gmail switch accounts - How to save accounts?

I recently discovered Google "Switch Accounts" feature. It works great and is pretty much what I need ... however I have to log in to the accounts I want to switch between each browsing session. Is ...
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Adding Yahoo contacts to Google Talk

How do I add Yahoo contacts to Google Talk? I have several people who don't have Gmail accounts and I'd like to be able to chat with them via Google Talk in my Gmail inbox.
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How to get the list of email addresses in a Gmail labelled folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I've got a bunch of emails into a labelled folder in Gmail and I would like to extract the list of email addresses from ...
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Does Gmail still have the option to import email from other email accounts?

I recall there was an option in Gmail email settings to import emails from another email account but I no longer see it. Is this option still available?
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Is there a way to move the chat window to the right side of Gmail?

I am using Gmail with too many labels with multiple levels. I also have the Preview Pane lab enabled. I want to move the chat window to the right side. It was previously there. But I am not able to ...
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Gmail: Default “From” Mailing Address in Compose Mail

My personal Gmail account also sends and receives mail through my work address, same set-up as this guy. When composing a NEW email, the default "From" address is my personal account. Is there any way ...
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Sharing Gmail task lists

How do I share Gmail task lists? Not emailing task lists, but sharing them, like a Google Doc or Google calendar.
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Quotes as signatures in Gmail using Evernote

Long ago, I used to store my favorites quotes in a .sig file that I would send as signatures in emails. I now want to integrate the quotes into my Gmail messages but I'm not sure of how to go about ...
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How to close mail in Gmail while using “Preview Pane” split mode?

I have started using split screen using "Preview Pane" in Gmail which is a new feature in Gmail (according to me). How to close opened mail ? Suppose I have clicked on a mail, that mail will be ...
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Gmail account hacked

Recently a few friends emailed me to say they received spam from my gmail. Gmail altered me to the fact my account was being access from China, and in the drafts folder I found another spam ready to ...
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How to do autodelete the trash items in Gmail as it is moved into it?

I am receiving some useless mails every now and then. I have applied a filter for it in my Inbox in Gmail, but it resides in Trash. I also want it to get deleted instantly as it comes into Trash as ...
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Forwarded emails from Gmail show original sender, want headers showing me instead

I set up Gmail to auto-forward my email to a different address. However, when forwarded, the email appears to come from the original sender, instead of my email address. Can I change this behaviour ...
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Remove email address from suggestions in To field on Gmail

Gmail keeps populating the To field with an out of date e-mail address that I no longer contact. The email address isn't in my address book but I did use it a lot previously (the contact has since ...
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Regain access to my broken Gmail account from Temporary Error 500, Numeric Code 93

Since August 1st I've been getting this error when trying to login to my gmail account: Temporary Error (500) We’re sorry, but your Gmail account is temporarily unavailable. We apologize for ...
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Change my Gmail sender address from firstname.lastname to firstnamelastname

When I created my Gmail account, I used firstname.lastname as my username. But now I would prefer to use firstnamelastname (without the dot in between) for everything - so it's the very same username ...
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Quick \ automatic switching of 'from' account in Gmail

I added my business email account to Gmail. however, I find the standard method of changing the 'from' account (the pull down menu for each mail) to be tedious and error prone. I'm looking for a ...
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Gmail: How to follow email conversations

Sometimes people create a new blank e-mail to respond to an old email conversation, which makes my job more difficult because I have to find the last conversation to remember what they are talking ...
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How can I remove certain emails from someone in a gmail contact group?

I just created a group based on an email which worked great but I am trying to figure out how to remove multiple email addresses per person (just within this group list) The issue I have is that ...
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How to push Yahoo Small Business email to Gmail

How can I setup a push synchronization between my Yahoo Small Business account and my Gmail account? I would like Gmail to update my Yahoo inbox in real-time. I have the accounts set up, but Gmail is ...
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Making the composition space in Gmail smaller to allow Tasks to be open at same time

How do I make the composition space in Gmail small enough that I can still see what I'm writing with the Tasks window open? I love Google's Tasks functionality combined with Gmail, so I always turn ...
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Gmail themes for Google Apps

I am using Google Apps free version. In the Gmail, I don't have themes. How can I use themes? I followed the following address https://mail.google.com/a/yourdomain.com/#settings/themes as seen in ...
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How to add email signatures to the end of email message

Gmail has settings to add signatures at the end of the email thread (i.e. right at the bottom of the email thread). Would it be possible to add the signature immediately after we type the subject / ...
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How can I get the body of a Gmail message before the quoted text with GmailApp? [closed]

I'm programming a little Google App Script for which I need to get the real body of an e-mail (using gmail services). By real I mean the pure body of a particular message, without the text that ...
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Guidelines on email formatting to make contents Google Calendar friendly

Does Google provide any documented, official recommendations about how to format an email that will easily import the event into a user's Google Calendar? Let's say that I want to send an email about ...
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Why does Google+ bar show different data in Firefox and Safari? [closed]

I use GMail in both office and home where I use Firefox and Safari respectively. I see Reader in the list in Firefox but not in Safari. I need to select from the dropdown list. Is there a way ...
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Creating a second Gmail account for support and to keep email separate

I want to create a second Gmail account to help contain some of my freelance/side work versus it all going to my main email address. Stories like this ...
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Gmail filter criteria being ignored - always mark as important

My Gmail Priority Mailbox was working pretty good until about a week ago. I have a filter as per the following: Matches: from:(sample@network.net) subject:(Sample Subject) Do this: Apply label ...
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Importing Buzz and GMail chat while shifting to a new GMail id

If I am importing my current GMail id into another GMail id, and henceforth will use only the new GMail id then can I along with my emails also import all the Buzz and Chat details and contacts? Can ...
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Does a Gmail account ever expire?

I have a Gmail account and I never login by visiting Gmail's website. However, I do check emails via a custom script which does need a username and password. Is there an expiry date on my account? ...
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How to highlight emails from particular friend in Gmail?

I want to highlight all the emails that came from a particular friend. How can I do that in Gmail?
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Keyboard shortcut to sign out of Gmail

Is there a keyboard shortcut that will sign me out of Gmail?
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What to do when Gmail runs out of space?

Of course, you can purchase more space at a reasonable price. Also, I've found backupify and findbigmail, and there's the download via imap and delete option outlined, for example here. What I ...
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Gmail Logout/Redirection via Youtube

When Signing out from Gmail, I am redirected to various other google/gmail pages and then finally to the main page. The flow goes like this: First Link Second Link Third Link And then finally the ...
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How do I search within an attachment in Gmail?

Gmail allows me to search using the operator as has:attachment *.txt How do I further filter this to search for a specific word in a file? E.g. to search for a PDF that contains the word ...
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Is there an upper bound on the number of concurrent connections to Gmail?

Just what the title indicates, is there an upper limit on the number of concurrent sessions for a Gmail user?
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Gmail inbox suddenly flooded with spam after years of successful blocking [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: More spam is making it into my gmail inbox - is it due to something I've done? After years of using Gmail and having it block spam properly, earlier today I got ...
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Delete photo in Gmail/Google profile without uploading another?

I want to delete the photo associated with my Gmail account without adding another photo. I tried doing this in Google profile, but I could only find the option to upload a different photo (which I ...
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Automate sending emails from gmail

I very often want to send emails from gmail with only slight modifications of the body and subject (maybe changing the person's name) to 10 or 20 people (usually customers). I try different subject ...
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Does Gmail enterprise allow an attachment larger than 25MB?

Just what the title says, the regular Gmail (unpaid) has a limit of 25MB on a file attachment. Does the same limit apply to Gmail Enterprise accounts too?
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Making Gmail show filtered folder first instead of Inbox

Can I make a label tag filter and have that displayed instead of the inbox? I want my tasks to show up first.
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Export all sender's email addresses for a specific label in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I have a site with a contact form that sends messages straight to my inbox, and I've set up a filter to give all those ...
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Is there a way to limit line width in Gmail?

I'd like my Gmail editor to enforce a maximum line width for emails I'm composing, say 70 or 80 chars. Is there a way to do this? Perhaps with a Chrome extension?
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Can I keep Gmail “Other Contacts” functionality but prevent syncing (to e.g. MobileMe)?

When I reply to people, Google adds them to “other contacts” in Gmail. Unfortunately, people in this “group” sync to e.g. MobileMe. Is there any way to prevent this?
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How do you deal with a stacked message separately in Gmail

In Gmail, when I get a second (or more) message in from the same sender, they stack. Some of these I want to keep one message, and archive the others. Also I need to label them differently ...
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Does OpenID expose your email address to websites?

Does OpenID expose your email address to the websites that use the service? For example, when using stackoverflow with google openID provider is my google address exposed to stackoverflow? (It seems ...
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I have registered a john.doe@gmail.com account, is doe.john@gmail.com automatically reserved?

I'm an old gmail user from 2004 and I've always been curious about it. Registering john.doe@gmail.com as a new gmail account, is doe.john@gmail automatically reserved? If I try to send a mail to ...
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How to register a Gmail account if I don't have any Phone?

I can't "verify" the registration because the Gmail site states that I need to verify it through my telephone. But I don't have one. What can I do? Get another e-mail service provider?