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Gmail: Reply as email address the message was sent to [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get GMail to make the default address I’m sending an email from be the same as the To address in a reply? I use different addresses in my Gmail account, for ...
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how do i change my google e-mail account address without losing my stuff? [duplicate]

I got my google email when I was quite young, and the name is kind of childish. I want to change my email address but not lose my google account, my youtube, my chrome start page, etc. any ideas? I ...
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How can I change my primary Gmail address (remove the dots) [duplicate]

My Gmail address is john.doe@gmail.com. I am thinking about removing the dot and use johndoe@gmail.com as my primary mail address. I know that I already receive mails which are addressed to ...
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Find out the other members of a Google Apps group without admin access

My company uses Google Apps and has a number of email lists (I think they're called groups) e.g. group1@example.com. group1@example.com has me as a member. Is there any way for me to find out who ...
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How to change setting in Google Groups with not gmail email address?

I don't have a gmail address (and I don't need one). I've been invited to a discussion group hosted at Google Groups. I accepted the invitation and now I can receive and send messages to the groups. ...
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Gmail not grouping messages with the same subject from Google Groups

I understand that Gmail groups emails together by subject for its conversation view. I get it, I love it. I am a member of a Google Group that receives an email at the same time every day, and these ...
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How can I connect to a Jabber chat room within Google Chat?

I use the chat client in Gmail. Recently a Jabber chat server was set up at work, and I'd like to connect to it. How do I set that up?
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Google Talk is blocked, even inside Gmail

is it possible to block Google Talk inside Gmail? I have a friend that experience this at work and I wonder if someone has advice on how he can contact me considering that the service is blocked. Is ...
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Avoid Chat Window from popping up when I send a chat message from an external jabber client

I use Google Talk from a different external client (pidgin). Whenever I sent a message from there, it also pops up within my browser on my Gmail tab. Is there a way to avoid that? I don't mind ...
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Google Talk privacy [closed]

How can I make sure that no one can see my status on Google Talk, except people on my contact list? Right now I usually just stay invisible, because I think people can see my status if they have my ...
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How to activate disabled Gmail account with mobile number

My account is disabled due to suspicious accesses. I have forgot alternate mail id attached but my mobile number is attached with Gmail Account. Can I activate my account with the help of mobile ...
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How to get notification (on iPhone or by email) if Gmail box NOT empty (just a quick warning)

How can I get a notification (on my iPhone or by email) if an alternative Gmail box I use (not my default mailbox) is NOT empty. Please note I do not want to get in the notification/email ...
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What to do when Gmail runs out of space?

Of course, you can purchase more space at a reasonable price. Also, I've found backupify and findbigmail, and there's the download via imap and delete option outlined, for example here. What I ...
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Backup Google Apps Email

I am using Google Apps for Email. Is there any way I can backup all the emails into another Gmail Account? Please also let me know any alternative solution too.
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How can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account?

How can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account? Can some or all labels be preserved?
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Can the primary email of a Google account be changed to something other than the Gmail address?

I've added a Gmail address to my Google account and now it is stuck and displayed as primary address: david.black.co.at@gmail.com (Primary email) david@dasz.at Remove Is there a way to ...
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outlook.com can't delete Gmail contact with synchro link deleted

I synced Gmail in outlook.com to use Gtalk one week ago. My contacts are being synchronized with Gmails, I wanted to remove the synchronization link between my two accounts to clean my contacts on ...
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Gmail auto label trick doesn't seem to work?

The Gmail auto label trick doesn't seem to work anymore. Is there some setting somewhere to enable this feature? I am referring to the trick where you specify a label in the email address. For ...
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Archive all messages in Gmail bearing the same label

I started using Gmail to read a high-traffic mailing list, and my inbox is swamped with these messages. I've successfully tagged all the messages with the same label ("Busy") and have a filter that ...
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label incoming emails from a different account in Gmail

Assume I have created a label called "example@university.ac.uk" and I also have that account in my Gmail account, i.e. I can receive and send emails from it. How do I send all the received emails ...
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In Gmail, what is the safest way to download, save & print all emails with a given label?

Attempting to securely download all the emails with a given label in Gmail, save them to a single file, and print that file.
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How to notify another mail about incoming mail with a specific subject or label in Gmail?

Whenever I get an email from xxx@example.com (specific filter) I want to automatically send an email message to other email address. Not to forward the mail but to send a notification like "you have a ...
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How to filter Gmail threads with fewer than certain number of replies?

I'm trying to create a filter to label Gmail threads that have fewer than a certain number of replies. Is there a way to do that?
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How to recover the label 'Deleted' in Gmail

I have got two Gmail accounts. The first one created four years ago and the second one a few days ago given that the former has been deleted. In the Gmail labels, I always noticed that there was a ...
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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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How to move labelled Gmail in the Trash back to labelled folders instead of to the Inbox

How to move labelled Gmail in the Trash back to but back into the labelled folders instead of to the Inbox?
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How do I synchronize labels in Gmail [closed]

Gmail has a problem with labels. Labels are applied to individual messages, but the conversational view is the most useful. In the conversation view, labels are the union of the labels on all member ...
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Gmail and IMAP - how do the [imap]/Drafts, [imap]/Sent and [imap]/Trash folders work?

When you enable IMAP access in Gmail the [imap]/Drafts, [imap]/Sent and [imap]/Trash labels are created. How do these labels function given that each IMAP client can potentially implement their local ...
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Annoying translation popups on hovering English text! How to get rid of them?

Since very recently I start getting popups when hovering English text showing me "Original text" as if it was translated. However, the original was in English, so this makes no sense! What is worse, ...
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How do I set up notifications for when a new sheet is added in Google Sheets?

I am part of a large group of users that share a Google spreadsheet and would appreciate if anyone can help me figure a way to set up immediate notifications specifically only for when someone adds a ...
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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Is it possible to sign into Gmail only?

Normally when you sign into Gmail, it signs into your whole Google account - YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, etc… Is it possible to sign into only Gmail and leave the others not logged in? From a ...
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How to add alternate email to Google account given error “This address is already used with another Google account.”

I'm trying to associate an email address with my Google account so I can receive calendar nominations. From https://myaccount.google.com, I go to Personal info & privacy > Your personal info > ...
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Gmail carddav puts some local French numbers (+33) as German (+49)

So here's a strange one... My UK iPhone has always CardDAV'd to my Gmail just fine, but has recently moved with me to France and now had a French provider (FREE Mobile, French only), and was just ...
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Any way to send Gmail auto-response at certain times every week?

I have a Gmail account that it is only monitored Monday through Thursday. I would like to set something up to automatically send a canned reply for emails received between Thursday afternoon and ...
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X did not encrypt this message, why is it important? [duplicate]

I noticed a strange/"new for me" icon on the header of a message of Gmail: an open lock. On mouse hover shows a popout : "X did not encrypt this message", X being the sender: What is its ...
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Put together several messages into one conversation in Gmail

I think Gmail is the first webmail provider that features the Conversation -- having only one mailbox entry for messages in the same thread. Neat. However, a downside to this is that when you edit ...
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How do I reclaim my old Gmail username?

I'm looking to recover the username from a Google Account that I deleted a couple years ago. The username is stevenheidel. All I want is the name, don't require any information from the account. This ...
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How to change maximum size of Google Group file attachments?

I looked for this over the net and on support.google.com but found nothing. I've got a Google group and if I send a mail with a size more than 8MB I'll receive a failure message due to max size ...
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Comments or annotations in Gmail messages

How can I use Gmail to put some comments/notes on the emails that are only visible to me? For instance, a user asks me for something I could make a note like "ask Mkt dpt of this and send ASAP. If no ...
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In Gmail, when creating a group, how can I specify which email address to use for a contact with multiple email addresses?

How to specify which email address should be used for a group created in Gmail Contacts? In the group list, there is a drop-down field that looks like it could be used for selecting the email to use ...
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3,000 emails from ALL MAIL are in one new label

I have two new emails from someone I've not corresponded with before but will in the future. I just made a new label for that person. I went to settings and created a filter. Theoretically my label ...
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Can I set Gmail “out of office” replies for every week recurring?

I only work Monday through Wednesday. I would like to set it up so when clients email me on these days every week, they get a friendly reminder. How can I do this? It seem I would have to do it ...
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Two contacts in Gmail with the same e-mail address treated as one

A friend is a teacher and regularly writes to her pupils' parents about their children. Thus she has Gmail contacts set up with a record for each child that contains the e-mail address of one of their ...
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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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Blocking spam in Google Groups for Business

My company is using Google Apps for its email service. We use Google groups for business as shared inboxes for general company enquiries and correspondence, e.g. info@mycompany.com, to which outside ...
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Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

I'd like to create a Gmail filter to filter all of my Google Calendar notifications into a separate folder. Google Calendar notifications have headers that look like the following: Reply-To: Helen ...
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How can I filter messages from Google Calendar? [duplicate]

Google calendar messages (meeting invites and updates, not meeting reminders) have the header mailed-by: calendar-server.bounces.google.com Alas, filtering by ...
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If I close my Gmail account will somebody be able to register my previous mail address?

If I close (is delete an option ?) my Gmail account, will somebody be able to register using my email address and read my mails? I want to close my Gmail account but I don't want anybody to ...
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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 ...