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“Select a background image” option is not visible in Gmail

“Select a background image” option is not visible in Gmail. Why?
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Unable to send email to people in Google+ circles

Recently, a Google blog post announced that one can now send emails to people in their Google+ circles. I am able to do that from my main GMail account but a new account I created doesn't have access ...
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How can I edit SmartLabel filters in Gmail?

I'm using the Gmail labs feature which adds SmartLabels such as "Promotion" and "Social Update" to relevant emails. I would like all SmartLabel emails archived/inbox skipped and all given a label ...
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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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How can I change the name associated with my Gmail Account?

If I go into Settings > Accounts and Import, under Send mail as I see the name associated with my account. I would like to change this. If I click Edit Info, I see that the name is selected and it ...
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Remove account from Google Account chooser

I've looked at several forums like this one and this one but since Google changes their interface every couple days, they're all wrong. Here's what my sign in page looks like today and I can't remove ...
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How to filter messages in Gmail based on attachments number?

I would like to create a filter which will react if received message has 2 attached files (and not zero, one, three etc.). I am aware about has:attachment option. But is there has two attachments (or ...
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Why can't I add a Gmail account to my Google Apps group?

I have a Google Apps account, and have a Group in it with a few members (9). None of those members are domain accounts—about half of them are "@gmail.com" accounts, and the others are from different ...
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How do I strikethrough text in Gmail?

Basically I want to strike through some text; how can I do this?
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When exporting Gmail contacts, the names not showing

In Gmail, I have a large Group that I use for communications. I downloaded the group to Excel using the Export option and created a csv file. While everyone on my list has a first and last name. A ...
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Is there a way to show total counts on Gmail's new inbox tabs?

The new tabs in Gmail's inbox show unseen counts, but is there a way to also show total counts? The way I manage my email is to leave items in the inbox until addressed, but now I have to click ...
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In gmail can we make is:unread the default view?

In gmail can we make is:unread the default view? That is, when we load gmail can we configure it so that is:unread is already selected, thereby showing only unread messages by default? Or can we ...
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How do you prevent Gmail from locking you out of your account when travelling?

A relative of mine is currently in a different country and asked me for help as they can't log into their own Gmail account from there. Gmail considers the login attempt suspicious, almost certainly ...
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How to change the name in the Google account? [duplicate]

I created a Google account and set the wrong name. Now I'd like to change it. I edited the name in the Google Plus profile. Now the correct name is being displayed there. But when I send an email, ...
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Can I use Gmail for my email domain?

I use my own domain for email, so that I can use multiple email addresses when shopping online, subscribing, etc. These are all redirected to Gmail. I have created some addresses under that domain ...
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Does Gmail calculate email storage per plus sign or alias address?

With Gmail you can arrange additional address aliases by appending + and any arbitrary string to your original login. Example: original account: johndoe@gmail.com sample aliases: ...
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How does Gmail find an avatar for a non-Google email address?

Normally, when I view an email from a non-Google address, the generic avatar is displayed next to the sender's name: However, I recently received an email from an @debian.org email address, and it ...
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How to use boolean AND and NOT operators in Gmail search

I'm trying to find mails that have one address in the recipients but another not in it. I'm trying things like from:address1@gmail.com and not from:address2@gmail.com and from:(address1@gmail.com and ...
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Know if my emails have been read [closed]

Is there any way to know as to whether the email send by me have or have not been read. I am willing to switch to any service from Gmail for this feature.
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Older mail page change tab?

I'm missing something somehow. Can't seem to find how to get to the next 50 messages in Gmail. I know sounds like a dumb question, but don't see it. (I’m using Firefox.)
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How to block “via” senders in Gmail

I have this annoying problem in Gmail. Spammers are by-passing the Gmail spam filters and are so clever that I am not able to create a manual filter of my own to block them. They are sending me junk ...
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Gmail archived emails

I have tried the all mail option but my emails are not there. I have lost very important messages thinking I was putting them in a safe place but not. How can I recover the messages?
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How to scroll between messages without returning to inbox/folder in Gmail

Let's say, in Gmail, that I'm already viewing a message. I would like to switch to viewing the next message in the inbox/folder (I don't know if the hotkeys will be different between the two) without ...
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Gmail help - primary account on Google Drive updated without permission

I accidentally changed a global Google Drive login from a work email address to be a personalised gmail account as the primary account. I can still login using the other accounts but it's proving to ...
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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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How to disable Yesware in Gmail?

I've recently become aware of a snoopy little Chrome extension called Yesware. Yesware brands itself as an email productivity service for salespeople. It enables those who use it to know when, where, ...
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Upgrade one Google Apps for Business account to paid while keeping the others free

I’ve got an old Google Apps for Business account with about 10 email addresses running Gmail and one of them is near the 15GB limit. Is it possible to just upgrade that one to paid (to get more space) ...
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Adding a new tab in Gmail

Today when I logged in to Gmail there were many tabs like Primary, Social, Promotions, and Updates. Indeed I quickly googled to find that's the new tabbed layout. All is well. But, I wonder is it ...
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Make Social/Promotions/Updates/Forums categorization Go Away in Gmail

Somewhat recently, Gmail started automatically labeling new messages as "Social", "Promotions", "Updates", or "Forums". These labels clash with those that I already have, and Gmail isn't categorizing ...
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How to keep emails that I put in my folders while deleting them from my inbox in Gmail

How can I keep my messages I put into my folders I created in Gmail? In my Yahoo account, I have lots of folders where I keep receipts, medical records, etc. and they do not appear in my inbox after I ...
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Email Forwarding Blacklist

My company sends a huge amount of spam to our work gmail accounts in the form of system emails and bureaucratic emails. I want to only forward emails to my personal email if they don't match an ...
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Gmail pop out message composer with shortcut

Sometimes while writing an email in gmail I need to "pop out" the composer window to back to my inbox and check something. Is there a shortcut to do this? I know about shift + c for opening a new ...
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Google allows login, but not access to Gmail or anything else

I'm confused why an old email account I have, with my own custom domain is able to login into Google, but yet not have any of the services, like Gmail. Here's my experience: I'm not even sure how ...
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Google Takeout Download Fails

I've successfully created a Google Takeout archive, but every time I try to download it, it quits at the very end. When I used DownThemAll, it deleted what it had already downloaded and instead ...
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Recovering *permanently* deleted emails from Gmail [duplicate]

person in distress here. Dont ask me how, but I ended up deleting all my 12,000 inbox emails from Gmail into Trash and then erased my Trash as well. Gmail gave me a warning box and took 20 seconds to ...
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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 do I unquote in Gmail?

There is a "quote" formatting option within Gmail, but no "unquote" to undo the deeper quote level. How do I unquote text?
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In what order are filters processed in Gmail?

If I have multiple filters that match the same email do they all get processed? If so, in what order are they processed? What if the first filter matched modifies the email to make it match (or no ...
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How to set up Gmail to show more than 20 results per page when searching?

I've configured Gmail to show 100 messages per page when I view my inbox, and this was pretty straightforward. But when I search for something, it still shows 20 results per page. Can I set this to ...
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More than one Google account

Does Google allow someone to have more than one personal Google account? If not, is there any way to have more than one Gmail in an account?
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Reminder for Tasks in Gmail's Tasks list (Google)

Is it possible to assign a reminder to a task entry in the tasks list of my Gmail? I can see the tasks in the calendar, but I did not find how to add a reminder...
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“Google Calendar invitations cannot be forwarded via email.” - why, and how to workaround?

Several people in my organisation get this message in the following set up: x@institution.edu (using Google apps) forwards everything to y@gmail.com Someone invites x@institution.edu While logged in ...
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How to view an attached email in Gmail?

If I receive an email, where somebody has attached an .eml file, how do I view that in Gmail? I'm presented with a link to "View as Text" or "Download". If I "View as Text", I get the raw view of the ...
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Is there a way to create new Category Tabs in GMail?

I love the idea of categories. Kind of like applied filters. I'd love to create my own custom applied filters as new categories, and be able to list those categories on the front page.
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I want to add Gmail to my Google Account, but Google won’t let me change my username

Now, to fully understand my problem I have to tell you that my parents own an Android tablet (which one is irrelevant). After not being able to sign into Google Play with my main Google account (which ...
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How to disable Gmail auto label

I have a self-defined label A. Some emails are labeled with A automaticaly. I did found a filter that matches the email. But the related action is labeling it with B. And that is the only one matching ...
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How do I obfuscate all contacts in Gmail?

I don't know to How do I delete all contacts in Google apps permanently? I thought as a solution, to be sure there will be no traces left I want to change the names of all my contacts before I delete ...
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How do I delete all contacts in Google apps permanently?

When you have synced your contacts on your Android phone with Google contacts and decide to withdraw them from Google, how can you permanently delete them? I went to Gmail->Contacts and there I could ...
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Lost access to Gmail

Here is my situation: Lost SMS service through carrier Reset phone, so lost OTP app Do not have backup codes No other backup phone on account Now I cannot access any of my Gmail accounts I cannot ...
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Download embedded-images attachments from Gmail

Usually, Gmail offers a link to download all attachments. However, someone sent me a HTML e-mail where the attachments are images inside the e-mail. They are technically attachments, but there is no ...