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Using Google Apps to handle customized after hours auto responses to support based email inbox

THE SETUP: Our company has a primary support email that all of our clients use to generate helpdesk tickets. It is a google apps inbox using helpdesk@%our primary domain% Our ticketing support auto ...
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How do I delete all my mail in Gmail for a mailbox I have disconnected?

So I deleted my Gmail service from my Google account from https://myaccount.google.com Now my Google Account is linked only to a different email address I use. However, in my Google Drive service, ...
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Can't send email on behalf of delegated email address

I have two Gmail accounts primacy A and secondary B. I have delegated access to my Gmail account B for my account A. So from account A I can see my account B as delegated in the right top corner I ...
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Reduce Outlook to Gmail syncing latency

At work, we use a Microsoft Exchange-based email service for our professional addresses. But I hate both the Outlook app and Outlook.com interfaces. So I configured my Gmail account as an email ...
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Red padlock icon showing in Gmail From address

I noticed a red open padlock icon in Gmail near the From address part of an email message. What does this red open padlock icon mean?
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SMTP Settings for Gmail in DokuWiki?

I'm trying to setup a dokuwiki in Vagrant for demonstration purposes, and I'd like the people testing it out to be able to register and receive a verification email. I've installed the dokuwiki-...
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Google Drive temporary account for school group projects [closed]

I have an existing Google gmail account. I have created a Google Drive account using a new gmail account for a school group project and shared this Drive account to members of the group. I don't like ...
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Strange ''sign in attempt prevented'' messages on Gmail

These messages from no-reply@accounts.google.com say something like this: Hi (my name), Someone just tried to sign in to your account (my Gmail)from an app that doesn't meet modern security ...
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Can I prevent Chat/Hangouts window from loading in Gmail?

When I'm on slow connection/slow browser, loading of Chat/Hangouts window in Gmail slows down opening of Gmail window a lot. Is there a way to configure Gmail so that this window doesn't even start ...
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What exactly happens when you “Archive” messages in GMail? [duplicate]

Gmail has "Archive" button for messages. What exactly is the effect of "archiving"? Is it the same as deleting?
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Google account sign-in requires a phone number to continue

When I sign in a new Google Account, this message shows: We've detected unusual activity on the account you're trying to access. To continue, please follow the instructions below. Provide a ...
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Gmail places sent mail in my inbox (Treat as an alias?)

Despite the very nice post http://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/25531/24693 it seems that I still don't understand Gmail's "Treat as an alias" option (the main thing I took away from that post was that ...
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How to use a specific reply-to address in Gmail based on sender

I have a single Gmail account where I forward multiple other accounts into. This way I get a unified inbox. I also have those other accounts set up so that I can send from each address. The last ...
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Paste a webpage in Gmail body

How do I send an HTML page in Gmail? I want to send the HTML page in Gmail to somebody. I tried to copy the HTML code and pasted in the email’s body, but it doesn't work.
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To set group email in Google apps for sending as “TO” instead as “ADD or CC”

How can I use "TO" to sent email in group email? I can only see an option as "ADD and CC" in a group email.
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How do Gmail, FB, etc. create web notifications while they're not open?

I get notifications from Gmail and Facebook while they're not open. I don't have their apps installed either. How are they sending me notifications? I'm guessing they're creating a background service ...
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Change Gmail date format to ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd)

Is there any way to change Gmail date format to ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd)? Instead of :
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How to filter messages whose subject start and end with emojis (goomojis)? [duplicate]

In Gmail, I get a lot of spam whose subject starts and ends with emojis. How do I catch these messages with a filter as to skip spam and automatically delete them? They always start and end with the ...
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Gmail: automatically respond to email from different email address

I am currently using my Gmail account (say, good.morning@gmail.com) to manage several other non-Gmail email accounts (for example's sake, a@a.com and b@b.com). I have emails forwarded automatically ...
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Gmail “Send From” Auto Selector [duplicate]

I have 2 email addresses managed from my Gmail inbox: my personal one (me@gmail.com) and my work email (me@company.com). The default "From:" address is my gmail account. What is good: When ...
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Gmail Priority Inbox - Can I add more than 5 sections (using inspect hack) properly?

I like the feature of Gmail Priority Inbox that allows you to divide your priority inbox into sections. I like it so much, I want a section for all my standard labels. I have about 7. Gmail only ...
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Gmail displaying informational card at bottom of emails based on website mentioned in email

Gmail detected the website URL asp.net in an email and displayed the informational card seen here. Any ideas how to control this displaying or not displaying automatically?
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How to filter messages with animated emoji in the subject in Gmail?

I was trawling through my spam folder (which I rarely do, because Gmail rarely has false positives) and I noticed something interesting: Something like over half of the messages have at least one ...
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Create filter on Gmail for BCC to myself [duplicate]

I run a startup and we send quite a lot of emails. I've started to BCC these emails that my software sends to myself as an alias. For example layke@example.com might be my main email and I'm now ...
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Google logins from unknown device/location

A few months ago, I forgot to log out of my google/gmail account from a "friend's" Samsung Galaxy Tablet. I noticed shortly after that, there was a login to my account from a device..a Samsung Galaxy ...
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After removing label, where does email go in Gmail? [duplicate]

I filter an email to a folder and it has label of the folder when viewing it. After I remove the label, I assume it go to Inbox. But I can't find it in Inbox. Where is the email go? I can't find it in ...
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How to recover Gmail draft

I was working on an important email in Gmail over several days, on both my iPad and computer. When I look for it now, it's not there. I DID NOT DISCARD THE DRAFT. It's not anywhere in Gmail, not in ...
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How do I to set Gmail as default email program in Windows 10?

I use Gmail as my default email client. What do I have to do to have mailto:x@y.com open Gmail instead of opening the standard Windows email program?
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Selective IMAP emails to gmail. How? [closed]

I wish to select my new business emails (approx. fifteen) from my personal webmail account at BT Yahoo (with 9,000 emails) and transfer them to my new work gmail account without using forwarding. My ...
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Sign Gmail using GnuPG manually [closed]

Is there a way to send mail through Gmail signed with GnuPG or OpenPGP without using browser extensions? I want to create a cross-platform Python script (or use one if it is already available) to ...
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How can i reduce the CPU usage of Google's Inbox

Even with all my extensions disabled Google Inbox takes 2-5% constantly and 20-40% in spikes every so often. This is also without the tab having focus. Currently I just open Inbox when i need it and ...
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What does Gmail's “important according to our magic sauce” mean? [closed]

Gmail will sometimes mark some emails as: Important according to our magic sauce. How does this work? What kind of emails would get marked as "important according to our magic sauce"? What ...
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How to forward a bunch of old Gmail emails?

I tried to create a filter to forward in Gmail and selected the Also apply filter to 37 matching conversations. However, it did not work and the dialog does warn: Learn more Note: old mail ...
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Gmail autosuggests contact's Google+ name, not manually entered name/nickname

A professional contact I know has a Google+ profile which must be for personal use. The name listed must be one he uses non-professionally. However, he goes by a different name professionally (it's ...
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Gmail emailing the overlapping group

I have a few groups created in Google Contacts. For example, one group is by location, such as "NYC," another group is by association, such as "friends". I want to email the people in these 2 groups ...
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Deleted all mail and folders as well as trash

I was on my iPhone 6s in my gmail app and somehow deleted my all mail folder. This deleted all of my folders, inbox,sent, and drafts along wit my trash and junk mail. It wiped everything clean. I ...
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Problems unlocking Google account due to incorrect phone number

I created a new Gmail account. When I tried to log in for the first time, it gave a message saying "Enter verification code sent to your mobile number". I then saw that I entered my cell number ...
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Disable Gmail “muting” feature to prevent accidental muting

Is there a way to disable muting in Gmail altogether? I recently muted a conversation by accident and thus didn't see replies to it, so I went back and found others via https://mail.google.com/mail/u/...
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How to remove hidden Google contacts

How can I remove people from the seemingly hidden contacts list Google keeps for me? For instance Google Play keeps showing me suggestions and reviews of apps from a person who is not in my contacts ...
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Gmail logout/login error [closed]

I am trying to log into my own Gmail account. However, I cannot logout of my daughter's account. Every time I put my own email address in it returns "wrong address". How do I log in as a different ...
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Italicised text shown as * after an email roundtrip

I often send an email using Gmail to someone (say A) who does not use Gmail. Often, I use Gmail's formatting buttons to make some text italicised. Often A's reply includes parts of my message. In ...
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Search Gmail for emails without any CC recipients

I have an email address that should not receive email directly, and want to set up an auto-responder if an email is received without a CC included. Essentially, a search for: to:me@email.com cc:[...
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Why would the circle next to username turn orange right after logging on to Gmail chat?

My friend just got onto Gmail and the circle next to their name turned orange not green, yet they just got on and in the past it always turned green first. Is this a flaw or some sort of maneuver?
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Gmail messages still auto-forwarded after destination email was removed

I set up a forward mail from my Gmail account (say B) to Gmail A. Every mail received in B gets forwarded to A and no copy of it is retained in B. Now I don't want that to happen. I want my emails for ...
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Recover a new (deleted) Gmail account

I tried to create a new Gmail account today for a blog, but was having trouble with the name. I deleted it and now it won't let me re-create an account with the same name. How can I recover the Gmail ...
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Google Sheets/Forms/Script: How to send an email then replace “@” with “#”

I am trying to create a script where the user gets an email (column 1) with the body being column 2. However, after that, I want to replace the "@" in the email with a "#" so that they do not get the ...
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Gmail: Search matching multiple distinct senders [duplicate]

How does one perform a search such that it matches multiple distinct senders in the sense that one may match emails from different senders. I.e. if you have received emails from the senders alice@foo....
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How can I find email messages older than 10 years in Gmail?

As of today (Dec 28, 2015) I do not see any email in my gmail account older than 2006. How can I check older emails? I checked "All Mail" folder as well as other in my Gmail and none of them show ...
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Is there a way to have multiple email address from multiple add-on domains under the same $5/mo account?

I'm looking to move my email accounts from a shared hosting solution to Gmail (Google Apps for Work), and I currently have a primary domain, as well as a few (4) "add on domains" that on my shared ...
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Hiding read messages in Gmail

To unclutter my various email boxes I'd like to hide read messages. Anyone know how I might do so? I've tried all I can imagine and no luck. I'm sure there is an easy answer but not to me!