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Stop Gmail from automatically creating contacts

Gmail really likes to make contacts for me and stick them in my "All Contacts" list. I'd much rather manage my contacts myself and only add people when I want to specifically do so. (Actually, I ...
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Automatic labels in Gmail?

Is there some way to make Gmail apply a label to incoming mail automatically based on the sender? For instance if Bob is my client, and all contact I have with Bob is work-related, can I make Gmail ...
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How do I import email from another email account into my Gmail account?

I have another email account with another email provider which is not GMail, but I want to import that email into Gmail. Is it possible to do this?
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If my Gmail address is abcdefgh@gmail.com, then what would be my OpenID?

If my email is abcdefgh@gmail.com, what would be my OpenID?
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How does 'muting' work for gmail?

My understanding was that when you "muted" a conversation in gmail, future emails came in but they didn't bring that conversation back into the inbox. I clearly don't understand how this feature ...
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How can I use inline images in GMail?

I'd like to insert an image in the contents of the email I'm sending. How can I do that with GMail?
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How can I clean up my Gmail address book?

I've used Gmail since 2004, and now I have about 3000 Gmail contacts. I don't recognize the vast majority of them and many of my contacts are just email addresses. Over the years I've synced my ...
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Can I archive only certain messages within a conversation?

I have a long conversation with many recipients (I'm organising an event), in amongst the replies I have 3 or 4 mail delivery failed messages, which I'd like to Archive (so that they're not messing up ...
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How can I figure out which apps have access to my Gmail?

I authorized a few apps to work with Gmail. I want to figure out which ones and revoke permission. Do you know where I can find the list of those apps?
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How to easily disable Gmail signature on a per message basis [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Gmail, how can I have customized signatures based on the From: address? I have Gmail set up to fetch also my work email account so I can have all my email in one app. ...
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New Gmail Compose - Drag and Drop Attachments, Photos

So Gmail has rolled out their new compose update to my company's Google Apps account. I've found the drag and drop function of Gmail to be really convenient in the past as I'm always attaching PDFs, ...
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Re-activate the new Gmail compose

After my first toying around with the new Gmail compose I clicked on the button that said 'I want to keep using the old compose' or something similar with the same meaning. Now I want to try it ...
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Remove Important Label from Gmail

The Important label shows up on the left sidebar, and I want to get rid of it. I can hide it under the "X more" dropdown, but that doesn't get rid of it but only hides it. Also I don't want to mess ...
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Google Calendar Import or Copy All Entries From a WebCal:// URL

I have a webcal:// url for a calendar with a lot of entries, I can "add" the calendar in the "other calendars" section of my Google Calendar. But this isn't part of my calendar so will not sync with ...
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What causes the infinite redirect loop when I login to Gmail? How do I fix it?

Of course I can't reproduce it now, however about 20% of the time I try and login to my Gmail account (because my wife logged into her), it get's stuck in an infinite redirect loop. I always end up ...
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Getting rid of the three top links (Mail, Contacts, Tasks) in Gmail

The Gmail user interface contains the following three top links above the "Compose Mail" button: Mail Contacts Tasks I'm always on the Mail tab. I'm not using Tasks and I never go to the ...
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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 do I unlink my Youtube account from my gmail account?

My Youtube account has been automatically linked to my gmail account, but I want to keep my Youtube account separated to my gmail account. I heard that the feature to unlink account was available, is ...
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How to add filter and label to group in Gmail contacts?

I have my Gmail contacts sorted into groups. In my mail I also have labels associated with filters-for specific people I have a filter associated with a label. For the filter creation, how do I ...
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Can I filter incoming mail based on membership in a circle?

With the addition of circles to Gmail, I'd like to be able filter emails from members of various circles, ostensibly to apply a label to those emails. I know I can open a circle and see all the ...
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Automatically create an out-of-office reply based on calendar events in Google Apps

I would like to change the content of the out-of-office (Vacation responder) message in my Google Apps account based on events in my Google calendar. (I am the admin of the Google Apps domain) For ...
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Can I export my Facebook friend's contact info to gMail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friend's contact info to gMail?
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Can I customize the Gmail missing attachment alerter?

I often forget attachments. I have the alert on, but I tend to use "Here is the document" instead of a variation of "attach" as in "The document is attached". Can I add the phrase "here is" to the ...
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Gmail grouping messages with the same subject?

I had a mail chain with a subject "Hi". Later I got another email with the same subject but unrelated to the previous mail chain. Gmail grouped these two together. How can I avoid 2 different mail ...
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Put a link to a network share in a GMail message

We use Google Apps for Education (GMail) here for our corporate e-mail system. I have a resource available on a network share that I want to distribute to certain faculty and staff. I do not want to ...
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How can I search for Gmail messages on a particular date?

I'm searching for a message on or about a particular date and rather than scrolling through my emails to go back about a year, I'd like to know a search method to only find emails from a particular ...
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Is there a way to forward my Yahoo mail to my Gmail account without paying?

I looked around a little bit on Yahoo and it looks like if I upgrade, I can forward my email. But I'm a cheapskate and I hate checking different accounts. Is there anything I can do?
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How do I add automatically labels to the incoming emails in my Gmail account? [duplicate]

How do I add labels to incoming emails that I am sending to myself. I saw somewhere that it is possible to send emails to myself using specially formatted email addresses that are containing the ...
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How can I filter incoming email based on plus addressing in Gmail?

I currently have some basic filters in Gmail, but the other day I heard someone mention you could use a plus sign in your address to filter incoming email? Can someone elaborate?
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Find largest email messages in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I sort emails in GMail by size? I am trying to reduce my Gmail footprint and thus need to locate the largest emails. I am aware of FindBigMail, but they charge ...
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Do email services send sender's IP address?

If I'm going to receive/send email through Gmail/Hotmail/Yahoo, would I be able to see the IP of the sender? I know there's nothing to do with the IP but would it give away the location from where I'm ...
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Gmail “suspicious sign-in prevented” message - is it legit?

I got 3 mails from Gmail today; one each for my 3 seperate Gmail accounts, saying someone from this IP: 109.200.4.130 tried to log-in and it was prevented, and that I should reset my password by ...
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In Gmail, how do I create a contact from a recipient of an email?

In Gmail, how do I create a contact from a recipient of an email? For sender, there is 'Add to Contact List' but there doesn't appear to be anything similar for the To: or Cc: fields. Is there an ...
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Removing someone from Gmail chat list

How do I remove someone from my Gmail chat list, but not from my Gmail contacts? Please note that blocking is not an option, as I want to allow the person to invite me on chat later if he wants.
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How do I switch between Gmail tabs using keyboard shortcuts?

Now that Gmail has rolled out tab groupings of my email, I have two (or more) additional places to clear of new messages. Unfortunately, in their tour of the feature, they didn't seem to mention ...
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How can I find a message by Message-ID in Gmail?

For archival purposes, I am storing a list of emails. I would like to be able to later find a particular message in my Gmail account. A unique message identifier is its Message-ID. However Gmail does ...
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Centralized Instant Messaging Logging

Is there a centralized place/software where I can store all my chat logs? I switch computers a lot, and want one place to sign into to do all my chatting. I currently love Gmail because it can log ...
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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 does the GoogleTalk client do Off-the-Record messaging?

The Google Talk client built into Gmail offers Off The Record messaging: But, when I click the link to "Go off the record", it works immediately without any noticable steps to authenticate the ...
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Saving a GMail attachment to Google Docs

Is there a way to save an email attachment in GMail to Google Docs?
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Can I set Gmail to always display images from a domain?

The emails that come from Twitter always come from a seemingly random email address (probably some kind of hash) like mention-fpbgg.ivivna+cxza=tznvy.pbz-b2b51@postmaster.twitter.com If I click ...
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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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How to mark as unread just one message and not the entire conversation in Gmail

Sometimes I want to mark just one message as unread and not tue entire conversation, so when I open the conversation only the unread message is readily visible (like when new messages are added to a ...
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Is Google's Gmail service for my own domain free? I thought it was $50 per domain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Google Apps could not be found Is Google's Gmail service for my own domain free? I thought it was $50 per domain. I want to use it for my custom domain's email ...
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How do I delete my Gmail account?

I've got an old GMail account I hardly use and want to delete it. What do I need to do?
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How to Filter Emails Forwarded to Gmail Alias?

I have a Google Apps email (me@business.com) set to auto-forward all mail to my personal Gmail (me@gmail.com). I have added the me@business.com address to my personal Gmail so I can send mail as ...
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How do I write a combined advanced gmail filter?

I would like to create a filter in gmail as: to:@mycompany.com OR from:@mycompany.com However when I attempt to create or edit a filter I am given a form with individual fields and cannot find a ...
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Difference between “Important” and “Starred” message

What is the difference between "Important" and "Starred" message in GMail Priority Inbox?
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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 ...