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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 ...
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Change subject line in new Gmail compose window

With the old compose format, there is a section to edit the subject line. However, I'm not seeing this with the new compose window - am I missing something?
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Remove dots from Gmail sender field

I am trying to unsubscribe from a mailing list but cannot. Here's the deal: I subscribed using firtlast@gmail.com Tried to unsubscribe by sending an unsubscribe email to list Didn't work because I ...
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Google Contacts: Groups vs Circles

Since the integration of Google+ into Google Contacts took place, you have the ability to organize your Contacts into either the former Google Contact Groups or the new available Google+ Circles. ...
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Is it possible to “unclear” Google Tasks after you've cleared completed tasks?

In Google Tasks, after you've hit the "Clear completed tasks" button, is there any way to "unclear" the tasks? I'd like to leave them checked off, but return them to the main view with the unchecked ...
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Gmail “add contact” makes you type the name again

I'm logged into Gmail webmail via Chrome on Win7. I open an e-mail. The person is not on my contact list, but I want them to be. I mouse over their name. A card comes up with their name, e-mail ...
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How to import only mail subject from another account (without body and attachments)

I have a Gmail account and also another mail account. I need the following functionality: when a mail message arrives to the other account, with specific subject or from specific senders, I would like ...
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How to change Gmail address without having to tell people the new one?

Are there any way to change Gmail address without having to tell people the new one? It's so hard to notify everyone of the new email. I don't know whom I should tell about it. I wish there was some ...
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Extract/export email addresses from a Gmail search

I want to export all the email addresses the come up with a specific search query in Gmail. Anybody know some tricks or apps?
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Replying to email in gmail

I'd like to reply to an email someone sent me. And reply inline to their email. I'd like it to be clear what is my text and what is their text. Is there some setting I can do which marks my text as ...
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How can I have a “Dear %firstname%” template in my Gmail?

It seems to be a very easy thing but I am struggling to see how. I need a "Dear %firstname%, [cursor here] Kind Regards etc" template in my Gmail account, so every time I click reply, it is already ...
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How to send HTML email via Gmail including the background CSS [duplicate]

The obvious way is to just copy and paste. However, the HTML has stylesheets like .auto-style9 { background-image: url('http://domainname.com/backgroundTall.png'); background-repeat:no-repeat;...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to paste quoted text in new Gmail composing editor?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to paste as quoted text? Now the quoting button is hidden in the "Formatting" bar so figured a keyboard shortcut would be handy.
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How can I make my calendar in corporate Google account visible to someone outside? (But only availability)

The company I work for uses Google mail, calendar etc. I need to arrange a number of meetings but instead of emailing to people when I am available I would like to provide a limited access to my ...
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Emails marked as spam

I am creating a newsletter for my customers and in the presses I sent many "check" emails to myself. At some point, Gmail started marking them as spam. My question is, if my account marked it as spam, ...
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Assign a signature per contact in Gmail?

This Super User question asks something similar, but it was related to Outlook and without an applicable answer. Is there a way to to store a signature preference on a per contact basis? Or does ...
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Gmail expands images to full resolution automatically

A friend of mine just sent me several pictures embedded in his email. We both use Gmail. When I open his email to reply to him, the images are automatically expanded to high-resolution (5,000 pixels ...
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How do I opt out of emello?

I just went upto step 3 of emello, but don't want to use it any further. How do I opt out of allowing it to access my mail and to make changes to my trello cards?
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Do I have to use my real name to set up a Gmail account

When signing up for a new Gmail account, it asks for your first and last name. Do I have to put in my real name? I have a few other accounts, along with a YouTube account, and every time I login to ...
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Why won't my Gmail signature show up in replies to new senders?

I set up a Gmail signature under settings, and it pops up automatically when I compose a new email. However, if someone emails me and I respond to them, it isn't automatically added to my response, ...
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Unable to send multiple attachments in Gmail

I attempted to send an email with 14 attachments, with a total of 11.3 MB. Only the first attachment page got sent with the email. Why am I unable to send multiple attachments? (W7 64-bit, IE9 32-bit,...
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Managing multiple Google Accounts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using multiple Google accounts without logging in and out to use What's the best way to manage multiple Google Accounts? Our college uses Google Mail, I have a personal ...
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How to mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels

How can I mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels in Gmail? I have a label, say Projects, with several sub-projects, like ProjectA ProjectB, ProjectC underneath it. Is ...
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When I change my Gmail avatar image, why doesn't it update everywhere?

I changed my Gmail avatar image using: Settings → General → My picture → Change picture But it only changed below compose, next to my green available dot and at the top left of each email I send. My ...