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Can I undo a “mark all as read” operation in Gmail?

I accidentally marked all of my messages as read in Gmail. Can I undo this action?
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How do I turn off the Gmail 2-step verification?

I accidentally signed up for 2 step verification and now I cannot get into my Gmail account on my MacBook using Mail.app. I don't have a phone where I can access emails so this is all confusing.
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How to get Gmail notified when a label has new unread message?

I create a label for facebook/twitter incoming notification messages and auto archive them into associative labels using filter. That way, I don't get notified when new messages arrived. So what I ...
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Gmail auto-reply each weekend?

I cannot find a feature in Gmail which will let me set an auto-reply message sent each weekend automatically?! So any person who send an email to me during Sat or Sun will get auto-reply that I will ...
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Gmail—add star to all emails received

I'd like all emails received to my Gmail account to be starred. I've set up a filter for *, but this also stars messages in my Sent Mail. I can't use to:myaddress@gmail.com because I have a catch-all ...
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Filtering Gmail for emails that include a plus sign

I know you can filter emails in Gmail by utilizing plus signs (e.g., bob+something@gmail.com). But is there a way to filter for the opposite - that is, include emails in gmail only where a plus sign ...
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How can I delete the multiple draft mails in Gmail (that I have selected via checkboxes)?

I can use the checkbox to select multiple messages, but how can I delete them all in one go? I've tried every option I can see to no avail.
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Delete an attachment sent in an email between Gmail accounts

I accidentally sent the wrong image in an email and it contains sensitive information. Is there a way to delete that file? I know the answer is going to be no because once the email is sent it goes to ...
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Filing to labels in Gmail

With all of Gmail's changes, I've lost the ability to file my emails into my created labels. Instead, they now stay in my inbox, with the named label listed on the subject line; thus voiding the ...
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Auto CC all outgoing mail [duplicate]

Is there a way to auto CC to a specific email adress all outgoing emails from a Gmail account? I tried doing it with a filter but I don't have the option of CC. I know there is a script for ...
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Search for messages from non-contacts in Gmail

I'd like to clean up my Gmail inbox and want to search for messages from people who are not in my contacts. Ideally it would be something like: -from:(is:contact) but is:contact isn't an actual ...
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Abandoning immature Gmail address for formal address. How do I minimize the pain of switching within other Google Apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to migrate all my Google data to another acount? I'm leaving for college next year, and I want to leave behind my lame email address. I created a new address that ...
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Do I need to verify my domain name again for Google Apps after it expires?

I have registered a domain name and created an email account for that domain using Google Apps. I want to know what will happen to my Google Apps account associated with that domain after its ...
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Gmail account accessed from reserved IP address

Gmail tells me that it was recently accessed by IP address 242.162.62.141, and that it blocked the suspicious access, and I should change my password immediately. But 242.162.62.141 is a reserved IP ...
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Is there a Google / Gmail API to send emails?

I've just installed Calibre to manage my Kindle ebooks and it wants my Gmail username and password to be able to send documents to my @Kindle.com email address. Which made me wonder. There is Google ...
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Custom Gmail labels sort

I want to sort the labels in my own order instead of the default abc order, so that, for example, the label named bills should come up first. Any way to do that?
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Webapp to delete certain Gmail messages older than n days?

I need to delete certain Gmail messages older than n days (I can get the whole set though a search string). I know this is not possible directly within Gmail (see for instance this question) so I am ...
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Gmail account possible hack

Today my girlfriend recieved an email from Gmail saying: Someone recently tried to sign in to your Google Account, @gmail.com. We prevented the sign-in attempt in case this was a hijacker trying ...
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Comments or annotations in Gmail messages

How can I use Gmail to put some comments/notes on the emails that are only visible to me? For instance, a user asks me for something I could make a note like "ask Mkt dpt of this and send ASAP. If no ...
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Show text part of a multipart email in Gmail

An email sent with Content-Type of 'multipart/alternative' (often) contains two copies of the email: one html, one plaintext. Gmail displays the html version of the email by default, but how do I ...
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Contacts list and chat box disappeared from the left hand side of Google Mail

My contact list and chatbox has suddenly disappeared from the left hand side of Googlemail. It has disappeared on both my desktop and laptop computers. I have changed my password but I have done ...
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How to have recipients' email addresses in different colors in Gmail like the previous version?

In old style of Gmail, a conversation (grouped messages) is displayed using different color for different recipients/senders. With the new appearance, that has been removed. This gives me find quite ...
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I have 3 Gmail accounts and I want only one of them to be associated with my Google+

I have 3 Gmail accounts. I have created a rule in Gmail settings to link all these three to the primary one, meaning I can change my "from" field to be any one of the three and I get all mails from ...
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Did Gmail drag and drop attachments get dropped in new design?

I used to add attachments in Gmail by dragging and dropping files directly from Explorer. It doesn't work any more. Was this feature dropped with the new design?
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Gmail “suspicious sign-in prevented” message - is it legit?

I got 3 mails from Gmail today; one each for my 3 seperate Gmail accounts, saying someone from this IP: 109.200.4.130 tried to log-in and it was prevented, and that I should reset my password by ...
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Find largest email messages in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I sort emails in GMail by size? I am trying to reduce my Gmail footprint and thus need to locate the largest emails. I am aware of FindBigMail, but they charge ...
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How to get all email from deleted Gmail Account?

I am trying to recover my gmail account which I have deleted in mistake. Now I am trying to recover that account but can't be able to recover it. I want to know that is there any possibility where I ...
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2-factor authenticated Google account and Trello on iPhone?

I got an application-specific password, but I couldn't log in with it from Trello. Is there a way to not have to log into Trello every time I use the app? I wouldn't mind making a Trello-specific ...
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How do I setup a group in Google Apps for Business to be able to send to to all employees via one email address?

I am running Google Apps for Business for managing our organization emails. I want to setup an email such as team@mycompany.com and when sending an email to this email address, all team members will ...
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How can I map my Gmail contacts' physical location in Google Maps?

Is there a way plot groups of my Gmail contacts' physical locations in Google Maps? OS is Windows Vista.
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How to set the color of a label in Gmail to a default color once too many custom colors have been created?

I use labels and custom label colors in Gmail a lot in order to help me organise my inbox. However, I have now hit the limit on the number of custom colors that I can use. When I try and add a ...
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How to modify filters in gmail

How do I create a filter in gmail like the following : from:amy OR to:amy Is it possible to create this kind of filter using the "Create new filter wizard" or do I have to manually edit the ...
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Combining contact lists in Google mail?

When using Google Mail, are all separate contact lists referenced when creating an email or do I need to merge/combine all my lists into one? If I do need to combine the lists, how should that be ...
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Why does Facebook suggest friends that only appear in my Google Contacts?

Some time ago (yeah, I admit that was stupid), I granted Facebook to access my Gmail account to look for friends. While I'm pretty sure I revoked access at some point, Facebook still occasionally ...
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What happens when I click “No” to “X wants to be able to chat” in Gmail? Will he or she know?

I don't want to be rude. But I don't want to chat with this person in Gmail. Will he/she be notified or otherwise know if I say no to his/her chat request?
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How Can I Prevent Gmail from Opening a New Tab when I Switch Accounts?

It seems that about 2 weeks ago, Gmail began always opening a new tab (in Chrome at least) every time I switch Accounts. Previously it only opened new tabs when I logged into a new account, but if I ...
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Gmail automatic logout due to multiple logins during one session

My suspicion is with my Gmail account, I fear it has been hacked because I was logged in and randomly received a pop-up notification stating a second login has been detected from the same session. ...
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Gmail autoreply when adding a label to a message

Is there a way to send a canned response to an email when I apply a label to it? I use labels for task handling, so I have a "Completed" label that I apply to the email once I have finished the task. ...
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Gmail address with “+” within the recipient name

I've seen people list email addresses at Gmail with "+" within the recipient name. Here's an example of what I mean: recipient+name@gmail.com That said, if you attempted to create a Gmail account ...
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How to filter by a catch-all address in Gmail

Does anyone fathom how to setup a Gmail/Google Apps Mail filter that catches ALL destinations to a particular domain? I've tried deliveredto:*@mydomain.com and deliveredto:@mydomain.com in the ...
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Gmail two-factor authentication without a cell phone?

I love the idea of protecting my Gmail account using two-factor authentication, but I don't own a cell phone. And I don't want to tie Gmail to a land line since the whole point of having the account ...
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Is it possible to have Gmail display messages in alternating colors?

Is there a theme or a workaround available to display e-mails in my inbox in alternating colors (e.g. odd and even lines differ in coloring)?
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How can I tell what app is requesting access to my Gmail?

I recently enabled 2-factor authentication in Gmail. I have two computers running, and I setup Google Talk and Outlook on both to use the app password. I also enabled my phone to use the app password. ...
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Gmail Selective Forwarding | SMS Forwarding

Does anybody know a way to create a rule in Gmail to forward emails from a specific contact or email address? If so, is there a way to forward to SMS? I've tried playing around with the filtering but ...
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Gmail: Reply as email address the message was sent to [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get GMail to make the default address I’m sending an email from be the same as the To address in a reply? I use different addresses in my Gmail account, for ...
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Scroll Without Using Arrow Keys or Mouse in Gmail With Shortcuts on?

I do not want to have my hands leave the traditionally typing position to navigate gmail via shortcuts. I can do everything I need to do except scroll through really long e-mails. For that it requires ...
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Set Gmail to reply text-only to only a specific address

I just subscribed to a mailing list that (still) requests that messages sent to it be text-only, no exceptions. (Their FAQ references storage space being at a premium on PDAs such as Palm Pilots.) ...
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Delete only messages based on search not conversations

Is there a way to delete only messages coming from specified address, leaving any followup answers (conversations) in the mailbox? I'm receiving a lot of messages from automated ticket system. I ...
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How can I prevent my Google Apps email from including “via” information?

In our business, we use Google Apps for all of our email, as we do not host our own mail server. As a result, most of our employees have their GoogleApps emails forward to their regular Gmail ...
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How to export selected emails from Gmail

I would like to export selected emails from my Gmail account to a text file. How can I do this with the Gmail web interface or some other (Linux) option?