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Why does Google change my From: header to have “via me” in it?

I have a "Google Apps for Domains" account for a customized domain name, call it mydomain.com. I also have a regular @gmail.com Google account where I do most of my emailing. Long ago I setup a "...
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Email Forwarding Blacklist

My company sends a huge amount of spam to our work gmail accounts in the form of system emails and bureaucratic emails. I want to only forward emails to my personal email if they don't match an ...
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How to disable Gmail auto label

I have a self-defined label A. Some emails are labeled with A automaticaly. I did found a filter that matches the email. But the related action is labeling it with B. And that is the only one matching ...
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Control the maximum characters per line

Gmail displays all the emails I sent in a maximum number of characters per line. This limit is half of that for display of others' emails sent to me. Can I control the limit number: in general ...
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Gmail password recovery [duplicate]

I lost my Gmail password, I still have access to my phone (and I enabled 2-step verification) but I don't have access to my recovery mail. When I go for the recovery option, it shows only recovery ...
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Signature with an image is randomly displayed automatically

When I setup an Email signature for a client on a Gmail account, the image is not being displayed when I look at it on my own Gmail account, but with other Gmail accounts it works. I tried different ...
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Send an email from Gmail when 3 in a row start with the same set of characters

One of the sites I manage has an email address which gets mailed by the server whenever an error happens (e.g. an uncaught exception). Usually there's a slow trickle of these (maybe one or two a day),...
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Find out which filters were applied to an email in Gmail

I've got about 20-30 filters set up in my work Gmail account doing a range of things, from filtering newsletters that won’t let me unsubscribe into the bin, to marking messages that come through a web ...
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How can I search for emails that are members of a Gmail Contact Group?

In Gmail, you can set up a contact group, and email all of the members of the group at once. How can you search for all conversations involving any member of the group?
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Google allows login, but not access to Gmail or anything else

I'm confused why an old email account I have, with my own custom domain is able to login into Google, but yet not have any of the services, like Gmail. Here's my experience: I'm not even sure how ...
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Disable threading or threaded view in Gmail Group

We have people from the same email address send us orders, and requests all day with the same subject line, also auto responses from clients, they are all getting grouped together and things are ...
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Need my primary account back

I had a primary Gmail account, and I added a second Gmail address that I cannot delete, because this second email was changed to primary status. I cannot access my real primary e-mail either.
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Using [Imap], [Gmail], [Google Mail] folders in Thunderbird

I have a strange setup in my email client that I can't seem to fix. I've got two Gmail accounts setup but they're behaving differently. As you can see, the account at the top behaves as I would ...
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Google Mail Filter for Self Mail

I am trying to make two rules about my mails coexist. Case 1: "from:@my-domain.net to:my-domain.net" - Skip inbox - Label "myself" I use the above case to group together every note I send ...
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Counting number of labels created per day in Gmail

I receive many enquiries/emails every day. Each one is labeled as enquiry. Each enquiry/email is responded to within the specific thread. Some email threads can include 20 or more emails and each ...
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In gmail, is there anyway to avoid smart labels duplicates existing labels?

I see there were some updates to gmail smart labels where they now auto categorize items as purchases, travel, etc. I already have a label called travel and it seems like it treats these as two ...
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Gmail puts copy of emails I send in Inbox [duplicate]

Recently, my Gmail started putting a copy of every email I send in my Inbox. How can I stop this?
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Gmail label unread count

If you set up a filter Matches: from:(foo@gmail.com) Do this: Skip Inbox read a mail from that person apply label receive a reply The label will not show a count for that reply or any other ...
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Exclude starred messages?

I ran a search on my messages including -is:starred I also tried -has:yellow-star however I am still getting starred messages in my search results
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Why am I getting a copy of sent Gmail from Android to the inbox of my Windows PC?

I send an email using Gmail app on my Android phone, and I get a copy of this very exact email in the inbox of Outlook 2010 on my Windows PC. It appears as if I got new mail, and when I check it I can ...
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Youtube account connected to google+ profile, how switch to google+ page?

When youtube forced us (I think) to link our youtube to a google+ profile, I linked it to and I guess created a google+ profile. This profile has my name and so does my youtube account, as a result. ...
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Where is Rapportive's “Claim your email address” option in new Gmail interface?

I am using Rapportive with my official email address. I need add my personal email address to same profile. I have found that there is option for the same. It's "Claim your email addresses!" feature. ...
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Is it possible to set up an automatic “response” to an email address contained with an email on Gmail?

So I know how to make canned responses, trigger automatic responses by setting up a search criteria however the problem I have is this: I've just built a new website for my company and the contact ...
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New replies to conversation threads not seen on long open tabs

I am not sure if this is just me, or if this is a wide spread issue and I am just not googling it right.. but I am facing this problem for a long time and I am not seeing any references to similar ...
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2-step verification check box does not work

I have set my Google account for 2-step verification through the phone number. But when I check the Don't ask for codes again on this computer option, it doesn't work, and every time I want to post a ...
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I've changed email servers for client's domain email. Will gmail delete its copies of the old messages?

I have a client whose domain email is set up to be checked from gmail. I moved her web hosting account from netsol to gd and stupidly didn't check the implications that the move would have on her ...
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Is there a way to show a contact's nickname in my inbox for GMail?

I really would like a way to show a contact's nickname in my inbox. I don't want to see email's from "John Smith", I really want to see emails from "<nickname>". How can I change this behavior? ...
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How can I force an application that needs access to my Gmail account to be read-only?

I want to make sure that an application just read my Gmail account, but does not modified anything.
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How can I save replies in Gmail with the same label

In Gmail: Say when I have an email that has label xyz attached to it, how can I attach the same label/s to any reply?
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Getting rid of “Having trouble accessing your Google Account with an application or device?”

I'm someone who has been using 2 step verification for a year now. Recently, I keep getting the following email from no-reply@accounts.google.com: Hi Manish, Did you recently get an error ...
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How do I set a specific send to address to a specific contact in my Gmail account [duplicate]

I have multiple addresses set in my Gmail account. When I send an email, sometimes I forget to set the sender email address. How can I make Gmail automatically set the send by email address after I ...
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Gmail account recovery — forgotten password but still can get messages [duplicate]

Story is as follows: My girlfriend is managing gmail account for her father. She set it up, and then used gmails POP3 import feature to download messages from said account to her own account. She ...
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disappeared e-mail alias in google apps

I have set an e-mail alias into my company domaines Gmail account. Recently (I don't know exactly when it stopped working), people started getting a "no such user" message from Google when using that ...
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How to embed the 'To:' field into my email signature in Gmail compose?

Is it possible to copy the contents of the 'To:' field into my signature when composing new mail? I would prefer to use Gmail's web-based interface (Browser Extension/User JavaScript/GreaseMonkey ...
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Gmail filter not working when subject field is too long

I receive lots of emails in my Gmail account that are sent to a group teamname@mydomain.com and look like this: Author: ... Date: ... New Revision: ... Added (or Modified or Removed): ... Log: ... ...
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Show Yahoo profile picture in Gmail inbox

How can I make my Yahoo profile picture visible in Gmail? When I send an e mail from Yahoo to Gmail, I cannot see any profile picture next to my email address. Here is an example photo from Gmail. I ...
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Gmail plaintext quoting format

How can I properly format text quotes such that gmail will render them graphically ? To see what I have in mind see following screenshots from my gmail. Whole thread is publicly accessible in gmane. ...
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Gmail filter sent to group but exclude if I am copied

I am setting up filters in Gmail. I am part of a distribution group and I want any email coming to that group to be filtered and labelled. The issue is when some one sent an email to the group and CC ...
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Undo automatic move to Gmail's categories

Gmail now automatically sorts messages into categories in the inbox. I have dragged a message into a category to move it there, and accidentally clicked on "yes" to have all messages with the same ...
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How to remove all “alien contacts” appeared after importing contacts from an exported CSV file?

After I exported my Gmail Contacts to a .csv file and reimported them back, I got the “alien” contacts as in the below screenshot—they have no name and something related to Google+. How can I remove ...
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Returning to an earlier version of Gmail [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to revert to earlier forms of Gmail? Failing that, how do I make the reply or forward take up the full screen and not be a window on top of a window as in the latest version?
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Gmail chat/Hangouts issue

For the past 10 days I couldn’t open the chat box in my account. I have not done any changes to the settings. When I open the chat box (or Hangouts), it says “We're having trouble contacting our ...
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Print all Gmail messages between specific dates

Is there a way to print (or export, or save as PDF) all mail messages between specific dates in Gmail? I realize I could probably do it through an email client, but I would rather be able to through ...
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Does gmail POP3 access include emails fetched with POP3?

If I have a gmail account fetching POP3 email from another source, and I use outlook express to access my email with pop3, will I be able to access emails in outlook express that come in through POP3? ...
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Gmail Filter for Empty/Missing/Blank/Null Subject field [duplicate]

Does anybody know how to configure this filter in Gmail? I've tried various things like just having quotes, (no subject), subject:(no subject), etc. I realized that doesn't work because when you ...
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Is it possible to move messages in gmail to another tab with only the keyboard?

With Gmail's new tabbed inbox, is there a way to move a message to a different tab, using only the keyboard? Selecting a message with x, then pressing v to open the Move To drop down, shows a list of ...
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A method to always cc/bcc self in emails sent using Gmail? [duplicate]

The reason I'm asking this- as I know there's a sent folder- is that the account I'm concerned with currently forwards all incoming emails to two managers. However, this account is used by various ...
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What happens if I integrate my work Google account with my personal Google account?

I have two Google accounts, one for personal with a @gmail.com address, and one for work with a @mycompany.com address. I created the @mycompany.com account to use a separate Google calendar for work. ...
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true privacy with safegmail

not sure if this is the best SE site for this question SafeGmail is a way to encrypt email body test with PGP. Once you click "send" the email is encrypted and sent as encrypted text. This seems safe ...
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In Gmail, search for emails containing one specific label and any other label

Is it possible in Gmail to search for emails containing one specific label (i.e. New York), and any other label available. In other words, I need to exclude emails that contain only one label.