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Sending an E-mail to all addresses of all contacts in a contact group in Gmail

I'm trying to send an E-mail message using Gmail to a contact group where some of the contacts have more than one E-mail address and I want to send the mail to all of them. Is there a way for me to ...
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How can I bind Ctrl + L to “Create Link” in Gmail?

While composing a message in Gmail is there a way to create a keyboard shortcut that will create a new link by pressing the CTRL+L combination? When I want to create a link in sites like Stack ...
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Disable some Gmail shortcut keys

Love Gmail shortcut keys but not all of them. Is it possible to selectively delete some keys? I tried going to Settings > Keyboard Shortcuts and clearing some of the defaults in the Key(s) column ...
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Does email from one Gmail account to another ever leave the Gmail system?

I ask because I connect to Gmail over HTTPS and if emails sent from one account to another (or the same account, just to back something up) don't actually leave Google then it's end-to-end email ...
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Is there a way to permanently hide the “Chat” and “Invite a Friend” sections on left side panel of GMail?

On the left hand column of GMail I see my mailbox. Below the list of all my mailboxes, I get a section for "Chat" which lists my recent contacts, and below that, a section for "Invite a Friend". I'd ...
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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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How can I import existing emails into a new Google Apps email account?

I'm working on setting up a Google Apps account. As part of the switch, I'd like to import old emails for all users on the domain. I thought I could do this by using the mail fetcher functionality. ...
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More spam is making it into my gmail inbox - is it due to something I've done?

In the last couple of weeks, I've noticed an increase in the number of spam messages not caught by the gmail spam filter. Before that, I can't remember more than one or two message over the last ...
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How to connect Google Talk with a non-Gmail Google account

I have a non-Gmail Google Account that I use for Google Plus. In Google Plus, I can chat with my contacts but I wish I could use the Google Talk software to chat outside the browser. How can I get ...
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Log into Gmail without SSL

How do I log into or use Gmail without having to go through the HTTPS or SSL version? Since the 443 ports for HTTPS is filtered in Iran, is there any alternative method of logging into Gmail which ...
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Is there any way to tell which of my messages have been auto-forwarded?

I'm using Gmail, but I suppose this would be useful in any webmail application. Someone I know got into my Gmail account and set up an auto-forwarding address (Settings -> Forwarding and POP/IMAP ...
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Gmail weird close button on the right bottom corner

I am using Mac, Safari 7.0.2 & facing following issue. I find a close button on right-bottom corner of Gmail. I tried to click on it, cursor changes to Hand. I tried refreshing Gmail several ...
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Does my name get sent along with my email?

I'm using Gmail. Are recipients of my emails also given my full name? In my own inbox, I see some people as John Smith but others as username@domain.com. I am aware that if I explicitly change ...
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Import Yahoo! Mail and contacts to Gmail without Y! Mail Plus

I don't have Yahoo! Mail Plus so when I tried to import from Gmail as someone else has it doesn't work for me and I get migration errors. Only a month's worth of email is imported after I tried to ...
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Replying from Gmail with custom POP3 settings and auto selecting the associated custom SMTP settings

I setup Gmail to add a POP3 and SMTP server for sending mail. Whenever I get mail to that new address though, and I press on reply it still tries to reply by default by using my @gmail.com address. ...
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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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Creating Google+ Account without Gmail address

Google allows us to use many of its services without having a Gmail account. But when I visit Google+ and click on the "Sign Up" button, it asks to select a new username and create a new password. Is ...
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How can I find the IP address history of my Gmail account?

Is it possible to view a history of the IP addresses that have logged into my Gmail account?
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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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How to open my Google account and my Google Apps account at the same time?

I have a "normal" Google account I use privately and I have a company account on Google Apps. Since yesterday, it was possible to open both, side by side in two tabs of my browser. When I try this ...
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Create Dynamic Gmail Labels From the Email's Subject

Is there anyway to set up a filter that will create and apply a new label for every word in the subject line? Something like label:{subject} maybe? Obviously I wouldn't be using this for standard ...
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What are the recent changes to Gmail's Reply mechanism?

Has Gmail team introduced some change to "reply" mechanism recently? Here is, what I found (can't figure out exact time frames -- sorry): Some time ago: in any conversation between me and ...
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How do I change the photo that appears when hovering over my name?

Other people see a different photo than I do when hovering over my name. How can I change this? I already changed the photo in the settings, and tried the contact list changes. What can I do to ...
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Is there any where to submit feature requests for Gmail (or other Google apps)?

For example, filters are particularly under-featured at the moment. It'd be great if there was an avenue for people to whine about the things they wanted added, in the hope that Google will decide to ...
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How can you change your status in Google Hangouts from Gmail?

Is there a way to change your status in Google Hangouts from within Gmail?
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Gmail got hacked - how should I report?

My Gmail recently got hacked and quite a few messages were deleted. I got the password back, and they didn't send any email or try to impersonate me -- just deleted quite a few messages. Do you think ...
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I can't get in inline image in gmail

I've spent hours on more than one occasion trying to get a picture into a gmail message that is inline with the text. Nothing works. There is no "insert image" option under settings/labs. I've been ...
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Gmail blue bar issue

When I first open Gmail and my inbox loads there is a long blue line to the left of the top email. This disappears after I have opened an email and gone back to the Inbox. Has anyone heard of this ...
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Accidentally blocked my server from accessing Gmail account; how to undo?

Gmail asked me if I recognized an IP, I said I didn't, and it was blocked. Turns out that IP was from a server of mine that uses a Gmail account. It has already used it in the past, I don't know why ...
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How do I set Gmail to use my default account? [on hold]

How do I set Gmail to use my default account? My settings are set correctly, so this appears to be a bug. Details: I've checked my settings and my ****@xona.com account is set to be the default, but ...
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How can I grab all email addresses associated with a “label” in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received In Gmail, you can tag one or more emails with a Label: I know I can select the label to see the emails in question, ...
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How can I migrate from AOL mail to GMail?

I was able to import contacts but I want to make sure I have a smooth transition and don't lose any mail. I want to make sure if anyone emails me at AOL that it forwards over to GMail for a period of ...
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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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Unidentified address in Gmail

Many times, when I copy&paste an email address into the "To" field in a Gmail message, it refuses to send the email, saying that “the address has not been identified”. This is very frustrating. Is ...
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Contact list and chat box disappeared

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. Chat is on, browser is good, black box at ...
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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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Can't access my Gmail

I was trying to log into my gmail account when it said "looks like your signing in from an unusual location" then asked me to do step 2 verification. The strange thing about it is that the phone ...
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Google Apps email forwarding to regular Gmail account

I have a Google Apps email account that I'd like to close. But, I'd like to retain emails that go to the account. Can I forward emails that are aimed at my Google Apps account to my regular Gmail ...
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Some of Gmail labels show the # of unread messages and some don't

I have many Gmail labels. Some of them become bold when there is something within them that is unread, and then show me how many are unread in brackets, and some don't! In other words, some look like ...
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How do I switch to a different Google account in Gmail?

Previously it was possible to switch between different accounts easily on Gmail. Now they suggest me only one account (of my wife) and without any option to re-login with mine. How can I add in my ...
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Want name only to appear after signing into gmail account, not my email address

I have been the victim of identity theft and I don't want my email address to show after I have signed in GMail. I want only the name to appear, as I use laptop in public places. ...
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how can I delete a gmail.com account?

I had a gmail.com address in my name a few minutes ago. I tried to help a friend set up a gmail account in his name, but used my computer. Now when I try to log in to my gmail account, only his ...
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Gmail & Google Docs: Paste just the text, not the formatting (Firefox, Safari)

When I use Gmail and Google Docs (With Firefox 3.6.6), I often cut text from another HTML or PDF document. When I paste this text into the document body, Gmail and Google doc will paste the text and ...
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How do I retrieve a message I accidentally archived in Gmail?

I was trying to mark an email as "Important" in Gmail and accidentally archived it. Now I cannot locate it, since there is no "archive" label anywhere. How do I get it back?
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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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How do I strikethrough text in Gmail?

Basically I want to strike through some text; how can I do this?
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Can I see only mail I have archived in Gmail?

In Gmail, the inbox view only contains mail which has not been archived. I'm looking for a particular conversation I had with someone a while ago to find a quote, but I can't remember the exact topic ...
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In Gmail, how can I attach an attachment from one email to another, without saving the attachment first or forwarding the message?

I often need to attach attachments from one email (or multiple ones) to another, without wanting to forward the original message. In a desktop client I would simply click and drag the attachment from ...
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Is it possible to forward all Gmail messages to another account *including* spam?

It's simple to set Gmail to forward all incoming mail to another account. However, the spam filtering is done before that takes place, so any messages that Gmail considers spam will end up in the ...
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How to show all archived messages in Gmail?

How do we search for all our archived messages in Gmail? Non-archived messages should not be displayed, Only the archived messages should be shown.