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Setting up “emergency shutdown” for Google account triggered by entering special second password

Sometimes a captured person can be forced to disclose a password for his online services. It would be useful if those services have ability to set up an additional password, which can tell the service ...
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Send urgent mail in Gmail

Is it possible to set the "urgent" flag in Gmail for outgoing mail? I'd like to be able to flag time-sensitive emails as such.
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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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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 can I stop Gmail from freezing when I open emails?

Recently Gmail started freezing for 5-10 seconds after I open emails. It becomes completely unresponsive, no scrolling, no nothing. I can switch tabs and applications. I'm using Chrome and I haven't ...
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Stopping Gmail from sending base64 attachments

There is an email I need to send but attachments can't be base64 or my email gets rejected. I checked within Gmail settings to see if there was some sort of option to change that but found nothing. ...
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“Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in” to Gmail

I'm trying to log in to a very old Gmail account of mine. When I enter the correct password, I'm taken to a page that says: Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in. ...
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gmail blocks my mail [migrated]

Since i changed to another vps server my mail is blocked when i sent it to a gmail account this is the error mail form gmail: his message was created automatically by mail delivery software. A ...
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When I move spam to my inbox, it goes back into the spam again

For a number of months now, Gmail is constantly marking emails incorrectly as spam, and when I move them back into my inbox, it moves them back into spam again within an hour. It doesn't matter if I ...
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Is there a way to archive an email in Gmail once it has been read?

I have dozens of filters which label my incoming mail and archive them, but I've begun to think that I would prefer it if the filters did not auto-archive, and instead just labelled the email and ...
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How do I restore archived mail in Gmail? [closed]

Is it possible to restore archived mail in Gmail? If so how? (Note: The entire goal here is to automate the sending of sent mail back to Sent Mail, and to not send them to the Inbox.)
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How to Prevent Gmail Previous Conversation Quotations?

I have been exchanging emails with people and all was okay until it started to display all threads of previous conversations like you see below. And given it's annoyance and the fact that recipient ...
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Reading/translating an attached document without downloading it

Is it possible to read an attached document, written in Nepali, in Gmail, without downloading it? And if yes, how?
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Do Google, Yahoo, Microsoft read Dropbox links?

When a link to a Dropbox file or folder is sent by gmail, outlook.com or yahoo mail, is the content in the link read (i.e. processed) by Google or the other providers software?
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Mozilla Thunderbird “Get Mail” doesn't get all the mail from the beginning

I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird, now it updated to version 24.5.0 . I am trying to download all the emails from my Gmail account to Thunderbird. The problem is that only emails from 8 August ...
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How to disable GMail anti-spam completely?

I'm using a desktop client with my own configured spam filter, and I'm absolutely unhappy with Gmail server side anti-spam, as it makes too much false-positives. How can I disable it? I've tried ...
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Find where my Gmail account is used for registration?

I have a Gmail account that I use for official purposes and another account for signing up to various sites. How do I find to which sites I have given my Gmail ID?
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How can I add a new contact using information from email?

Similar to How do you add a contact to Gmail from incoming email, yet more advanced. When someone sends me an email, and that email has contact information (e.g. phone numbers, address, company ...
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Outages where Google Apps Email account can't pull down new messages via IMAP, but can still send over SMTP

I've got 5 email accounts set up on my computer: 1 @gmail and 4 Google Apps for Business. Recently I've been getting an error with one of my Google Apps for Business accounts where it won't pull down ...
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Export contacts from Gmail Business account to a different Gmail Personal account

My business uses Gmail client for email, and has a saved list of all the contacts within the company. Whenever you begin to type a name in the "To:" field, it will automatically match members who are ...
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How can I move Google contacts between two different accounts?

I want to move some contacts, using drag-n-drop, between two Gmail accounts. How can I do this? Please mind that I do not want to import/export all contacts, I just want to move some of them between ...
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When using the gmail preview pane lab, fastest way to get a direct link to a conversation?

In vanilla gmail, clicking on a conversation alters the fragment ID in the URL, allowing you to link back to that conversation. (It opens in its own gmail interface.) I am using the preview pane, ...
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How can I get a link to a specific email thread in Gmail if I have the preview pane enabled? [duplicate]

I often like to create links to specific email threads and put them in my calendar so that I have the relevant information at my fingertips. Ever since I enabled the preview pane, this has been ...
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Filtering Gmail by day of the week

I currently receive emails every weekday from a service I subscribe to. These quickly clog up my inbox however, so I've decided that while the information I receive is important to my work, I only ...
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Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received

How can I export a list containing e-mail addresses for everyone that has sent me an e-mail? I have all of the messages archived.
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Editing gmail subject line when replying or forwarding [this is the third time and prior answers were not correct] [duplicate]

The prior answers given does not work, the same answers are repeated with no regards to the comment that the answer does not work. The desktop option does not exist to change the subject line, which ...
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How to notify another mail about incoming mail with a specific subject or label in Gmail?

Whenever I get an email from xxx@example.com (specific filter) I want to automatically send an email message to other email address. Not to forward the mail but to send a notification like "you have a ...
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How to extract info from the subject line and add to Google Spreadsheet?

I'd like to be able to extract tasks from the subject line of an email in Gmail (using some sort of custom syntax) and then insert the task as a row in a shared Google Spreadsheet. Currently the ...
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How to (un)star all messages in conversations view?

Is there a keyboard shortcut or keyboard combination to (un)star all messages of a conversations thread in conversations view (i.e. not from the inbox view)?
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Labels don't display alphabetically in Inbox

Just like the title says. I have a work label marked with a exclamation point in front of it so that it's always at the top of my label list. The list looks something like this: !Work Alice Mark ...
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Gmail filters for conversations I am participating in

I often participate in open-source mailing lists such as python-ideas. These mailing lists are usually run by a software called Mailman, which unfortunately doesn't have a feature that is really ...
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Copy/Paste original text without linebreaks in Gmail?

Sometimes after I write an email I want to go back and copy/paste the text. In my sentbox after opening the email I get the text formatted to a width. In the reply it is also formatted to a specific ...
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Is there a way to automatically extract (e.g. regex) information (e.g. prices) from emails (e.g. on Gmail)?

Every month I get an email from my mobile carrier which tells me how much money my contract has cost me the last month, and I'd like to be able to form that into an iOS notification with IFTTT. The ...
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List Gmail conversations where last reply is not from me

I need to list all the Email threads where the last reply is not from me. This is to make sure that there are no mail threads where I have not replied to the client. What filters should I add in ...
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How do I setup a Gmail vacation responder for an imported account?

I have multiple accounts imported into Gmail with labels set up and skipping the inbox. I was wondering if it's possible to use the Automatic Vacation Responder for one of those imported accounts ...
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Cancel Google Apps Account But Keep Gmail

I administer Google Apps for my family with a domain for our last name. I'm considering switching away from Google Apps and using another provider for our email. One member of the group, however, is ...
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In a mobile browser, how do I sign in to a different Google account without adding it to an existing account?

I was struggling with this on my iPhone today. I have two browsers, Chrome and the built-in Safari. My wife signed in to her Gmail account Safari, and I signed in to my (Google-based) work email ...
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Gmail + Google Apps Sync + Outlook send mail as

Win7-64 / Outlook 2010 / GAS 3.5.370.990 We use Google Apps for Business. Our company main domain @abc with other domains (e.g. @xyz) associated. Our primary email setting is with the @abc domain. I ...
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Almost everything going into important label in Gmail

About 80% of the messages go into the important folder. This is ridiculous. For example I have MightySMS on my phone which automatically emails me all text messages and puts them in a label called ...
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Export Gmail messages to text or HTML files

I want to be able to export Gmail messages as text or HTML files so that they can be stored, passed around, and easily viewed later. I would really like to be able to locate a selection of my ...
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How do I do a mail merge with Gmail?

How do I do a mail merge with Gmail?
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How to allow Gmail to receive ZIP files

I want to send a zipped file to someone with a Gmail account, but it doesn't arrive. I get a Delivery Status Notification (Failure). So how can you configure Gmail to receive zip files? PS the file ...
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How to find and remove Gmail email duplicates?

Is there a native way to check Gmail for duplicate emails that can be linked to a Gmail account to find duplicates? Background of my question: I linked my Gmail IMAP account to my local Thunderbird ...
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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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Does Gmail auto delete junk/spam?

We've got several accounts running on Gmail / Google Apps for Business—these accounts have been alive for about 10–12 years (running on a different email provider). Because they've been around for so ...
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Send from Gmail with another email address as the Reply-to or From address

I have a domain registered, but it isn't attached to a hosting package or e-mail account. I will do soon, but not at the moment. Right now, I would like to set up an e-mail forwarding scenario. So, I ...
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Gmail: list all From addresses by To addresses [duplicate]

I have multiple email accounts and the messages are either forwarded to one Gmail account or I get them via POP/IMAP. Now I want to simplify all that and use only one account and get rid of all ...
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Stop new email from POP3 from skipping Gmail Inbox?

Following the instructions here1, I transferred most of my email from my old xxx@gmail.com account to a custom domain managed by Google. Gmail had set up a label for all the email transferred from my ...
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How to delete Gmail associated with friend's account

I am facing a problem in GMail. I accessed my GMail on my friend's laptop. At that time he added my account details to his account. After this, he is sending mails to everybody from his account, but ...
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Blocking spam in Google Groups for Business

My company is using Google Apps for its email service. We use Google groups for business as shared inboxes for general company enquiries and correspondence, e.g. info@mycompany.com, to which outside ...