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550 error when trying to set up Gmail to send mail as Hotmail

I'm trying to configure my Gmail account so that I can use it to send mail as my Microsoft address (let's say it's example@hotmail.com), but I'm getting a weird error. I've already gone into Gmail's ...
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Forward new Google chat requests to the delegation master account

I have an old Gmail account that is bound to my Android cellphone and everything else. The old mail address is too long, so I made a new account with a shorter address. Now I tell people my new, ...
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Matching batches of names to contact emails

When you go to compose a message on Gmail, there is the "to" field when you input who you send the email to. You can type in a name there (rather than an email), then Gmail will automatically match ...
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Gmail Auto Forwarding

Essentially all I want to do is to forward an email from Gmail to another account but when I do Gmail inserts into the new message the original senders details and the email message at the top but I ...
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Why is Gmail showing me a Skull?

I noticed today a skull at the bottom-right in my Gmail Inbox. This occurs at Google Chrome, Firefox and IE10. Why is this so? What does Component Spy Mole Component Spy Data Spy Channel ...
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How do I shrink the space on the right of the Gmail window after turning off “Chat”?

When I turn off Chat, the space on the right side of my Gmail Window is blank. I have vertical split enabled and want the text to fill the blank space. How do I shrink the space on the right of the ...
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How do I import mail from one Gmail account to another Gmail account?

If you google that question as is, you get a plethora of links and "how to's" on how to do it. This and this or this, are practically useless. They are badly written, some steps are "missing" (like ...
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How to extract caller Id picture from Gmail contacts?

I want to extract friend's caller Id picture which I had on my Android phone, and synced with my Gmail account. However I lost my phone. Now the Gmail contact is showing the caller Id picture, but ...
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Prevent Gmail telling me about an email that contains a virus or suspicious attachment?

I have a Gmail account which is set to pull in emails from an old POP3 account. For various reasons, I need to keep doing this. At least several times a day I will get the following email from "Gmail ...
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Gmail email signature appeared out of the blue

I have a Gmail account and out of the blue when replying to a client, it added an email signature that I never created, not to mention it was filled with typos. It only happens with this one ...
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How is stars different from labels in Gmail?

What is the point of having stars when we can already make our own labels? Aren't stars just another label? It would be interesting to see a use case where using stars is preferable to using labels.
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Different HTML formatting in Gmail vs. Inbox

I just noticed that Inbox appears to format an HTML message differently than it is formatted in Gmail. For example, in Gmail the message is formatted properly and displays all HTML elements like this: ...
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Child over 13 cannot access Gmail account

I created a Gmail account for my sister when she was under 13. Gmail blocked it so we left it as is until she turned 13. Now that she's 13, we cannot access it and it asks verification questions that ...
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How can I export all emails from my Gmail inbox to a .csv file?

How can I export all emails from my Gmail inbox to a .csv file? I need to load the data into Salesforce as a case against a contact.
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How comment on Youtube without your name, but send from gmail with your name?

I have a friend whose Gmail account name is a fairly cryptic series of letters, and who filled out equally cryptic strings when Google asked for his first and last name, so that emails come from ...
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Deleted over 60k emails on Gmail, space usage still the same

I had 22GB of emails usage in Google. Then I went and deleted all emails bigger than 5M, then all with PPT or PPTX files. Then all from forums, promotions, updates and social. All in all over 60k ...
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Once saved, is there a way to change the subject line

I get an automated reply from a program but the automated subject does not reflect the content of the email. I would like to change the subject line on the saved messages so I can easily tell what is ...
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How can I report a spam email that has never sent anything to me?

We just bumped into some spam on security SE. We mod nuked it, but I wanted to report the email address there. I found this, but it seems that you the person needs to have mailed you spam before: ...
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How to use Gmail's 'send mail as' without leaking identity? [duplicate]

I have two email accounts: one with my full name joebloggs@gmail.com and another with a silly handle milk99gmail.com . I'm usually logged in to the full name account. However sometimes I'd like to ...
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How to save email messages from one sender?

How do you save all email messages from a specific sender to a folder so I can delete all other emails in one mass delete? I have 38,000 emails. I want to delete them all except ones from one ...
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How do I get Google Inbox to ask me to be a mailto handler?

Google Inbox doesn't appear to offer to handle mailto: links as Gmail does. Is there a way to enable this in Google Inbox?
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Using Gmail to send email from another address without setting the SPF record

I would like to use Gmail to send email from another email address such as john@mydomain.com so that the email sender will appear as john@mydomain.com when people receive my emails. I found the ...
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How does Gmail's “out of storage space” work?

There is a message showing: You’re out of storage space and will soon be unable to send or receive emails until you free up space or purchase additional storage. at the top of Gmail's page, as ...
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Is it possible to bookmark a Google calendar or inbox for a specific account?

I have a Google account for work, and another personal account. I have on more than one occasion clicked the bookmark I made in my work folder and been confused by not seeing (e.g.) an important ...
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Gmail attach file keyboard shortcut

I would like to know if there is any keyboard shortcut to attach a file when writing an email. Most of the shortcuts can be found here, but they do not include any for this task.
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Government gmail on personal phone

I have personal iphone that i check government email on via gmail app. Unbeknownst to me, my google app became associated with my work account. I did some google searches that I do NOT want my ...
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How do I setup Gmail priority labels with intricate filters?

I have a filter for important, unread and starred. Every time I try to change my Gmail priority inbox to the that label, it changes to: "All Everything Else." It doesn't matter if I try inbox #1, 2 or ...
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Changing primary Gmail email [duplicate]

I currently have a Gmail account with a really long email address. I want to change the primary email to a more professional one. Is that at all possible? And what do I do about all of the Google ...
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Can you have 2 different names for the same alternative (“send mail as”) email address in GMail?

I can add me@mydomain.com under "send mail as" email address in GMail settings. But can I choose between two different names to use with it, like I can in e.g. Mac Mail? For instance, can I set it up ...
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GMail: Calculate the size of label/search/filter?

Are there any ways in GMail to see the total size of selected messages - that is, a label, search or a filter (filters are basically just static searches anyway, and I use filters to automatically ...
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Disable priority inbox function and send all email to inbox

I have tried unsubscribing the "Important" folder and hiding it in Gmail. Now I have succeeded in hiding the folder but email is still added there by the Gmail Priority Inbox "feature". Can I ...
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You’re out of storage space and will soon be unable to send or receive emails until you free up space or purchase additional storage [duplicate]

I just logged-in to my Gmail and I saw following message: You’re out of storage space and will soon be unable to send or receive emails until you free up space or purchase additional storage. ...
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Using an email adress with two different names in Gmail? (as two aliases) [duplicate]

I've setup GMail to use my own email address, like 'info@mycompany.com'. When using this address as from-address, sometimes I want it to prefix with my personal name, and sometimes my company name. ...
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Transfer email and contacts from msn to Gmail

Here's the context: I've been with msn.com for a while and have also had a google account for a while, though I never decided to set up my google account for gmail. I've finally decided to set up ...
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In Gmail, select threads which did not have any activity for a given time

Let's say John sent me an email 10 years ago, we kept answering on the same thread once a year and the last email was sent today. The the thread has emails from 2005,2006,... 2015. If I type ...
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New sign-in from myname1234@gmail.com

I have a Gmail account of the form my.name@gmail.com. I just got email from Google saying there was a new sign-in half an hour ago on Internet Explorer (which I haven't used in the last few days) to ...
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Gmail contact info on hover not working

The Gmail feature where in the inbox you can hover over the sender's name to reveal a contact pop-up with full address info no longer works on my Gmail account. Does anyone know how to restore that ...
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How can I filter phishing emails based on a pattern

Recently I started to get automatic emails, generated by some scammer. It either says that my Google account will be blocked soon or some stranger has left me a message. To read the message I must ...
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Converting from Google Circle contacts to Google mail recipients

I am a realtor and have 580 other realtors that I have downloaded their email addresses into a Google Circle. Now I am trying to email them a mass email for an Open House on this Sunday. I have placed ...
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Can you add more than 4 Gmail priority inbox sections?

I'm interested in setting up my priority inbox with 5-6 sections, but Gmail settings limit you to 4. I've found this alleged settings hack to add additional priority inbox sections; however, I cannot ...
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Gmail: How do I select a number of emails and then reply to them all with a canned response?

There are dozens of emails in my Gmail mailbox which I need to reply and I know what to reply just from reading subject. So, how do I select a number of emails and then reply to them all with a ...
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Gmail priority inbox won't let me change inbox sections. Help?

I have a filter for important, unread and starred. Every time I try to change my gmail priority inbox to the corresponding label, it changes to: "All Everything Else." It doesn't matter if I try inbox ...
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Can I migrate my Gmail account?

Since 2008 I've been using a Gmail account as my main mailer, and I'm happy with the service. Unfortunately, I'm slowly but surely entering the business world, and my mail uses a children's name ...
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Password confirmation doesn't match when creating a Gmail account

When I try to set up a Gmail account the form keeps telling me that the passwords don't match, even though I paste them both. What is the problem?
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I changed my gmail primary account user name to my yahoo e-mail & nothing works [closed]

When I was asked about a recovery e-mail address for my Gmail account I added my yahoo account home e-mail address. This has become my primary (user name for my Gmail account & has locked up ...
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How do I navigate from a message to contact details using the keyboard?

I use only the keyboard, without touching the mouse. I'm in a Gmail email thread. I want to see the contact entry I have for the person who sent me the email, or create one for him. Is there a quick ...
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Easy way to receive Gmail inbox activity summary at a different email address?

I'm currently switching email providers. Is there an easy way to get a weekly summary at my new email of activity in my old Gmail inbox so I don't miss anything important during this transition ...
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Mailing from name@example.com using Gmail, but I don't have SMTP

I own several domains where I don't have separate mailboxes or mail user accounts. To receive mail, I've just setup a catch-all for such a domain that redirects to a generic address elsewhere. Now, I ...
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How to download all images from Gmail messages?

I have a huge number of e-mail messages saved in Gmail with single image (snapshot.jpg, ~500Kb each) attachments. Some messages are combined into e-mail chains (but not all of them due to e-mail chain ...
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Make google stop sending 'new sign in from …' emails

I get at least two emails from google every time I sign in to my account and I want it to stop. I tried changing the notification settings in gmail, but they're still coming and they're useless. How ...