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How to fix a repeatedly hacked Gmail account (where 2FA is enabled and passwords are changed)?

A friend of mine came to me for help with this issues. Her Gmail account has been hacked and keeps sending out spam emails to her contacts. This is happening to her on a monthly basis. Each time it ...
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Linked non static image in Gmail signatures

I'm trying to use an email signature that has a “rotating” logo. Each month the logo changes (like Google's “doodle”, kind of). Instead of changing the signature of my colleagues every month, I'd ...
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Deleting my Gmail profile picture doesn't remove it from conversations in Gmail

Basically, see the title. I do not have a Google+ account, just that screen that begs you to make one. Whenever I send an email on Gmail, it normally has my YouTube account profile picture. I went ...
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Prevent Gmail Address List Sender pop up

Is there a method (way) to turn off the Pop Up Box as I move the cursor over email sender's id as I browse emails? I suffer headaches from flashing objects (like blinking red lights) in one or two ...
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Switching between Gmail accounts allows access to Facebook

After I logged into my Gmail account from my parents' home PC, where they too use to log into their own Gmail accounts, they are now able to: Log into my Facebook account View all of my Google ...
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Change GMail Background every X minutes

I know how to change the theme in GMail and change the background. However I would like the background of my theme to change every so many minutes versus once a day. Similar to the way you can set the ...
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Gmail filter not from address conversation

I created a filter that matches all the automated messages sent from a service, marks them as read, archives them (skips the inbox), and adds an "Automated" label. This works great most of the time, ...
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Gmail locked out “detected unusual activity” asking for phone # - will this go away later?

I'm locked out of my Gmail account as it says it detected unusual activity and asks for my phone number to send a verification code. I don't know why this happened all of a sudden. I don't have a ...
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How do I really stop Gmail adding events to Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar settings I have "Events from Gmail: [ ] Add automatically" unticked, because it's really annoying. Despite this I am getting events from Gmail added automatically. Apparently from ...
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Does Gmail disallow choosing usernames for a new account that can cause confusion with existing ones?

Suppose there is already a Gmail user choosing the username (hence email address) as "abcdxyz2015", is it true that Gmail will disallow new users from choosing the username as "abcdxyz2o15" (notice ...
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Keep Formatting When Pasting to Gmail

I liked formatting my e-mails in MS Word and then copy and paste them into Gmail. I did it, among other things, because I could control line spacing and text alignment (I prefer it justified). Gmail ...
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Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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How to send file using the Gmail chat?

Can I send files using the Gmail web chat? That feature exist in that chat? What are my options in case not?
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Automatically add non-Google Calendar invites in Gmail

In Google Calendar, I have "Events from Gmail - Add Automatically" and "Automatically add invitations to my calendar - Yes". And yet, it seems that when someone sends me an invitation from not-Gmail ...
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Where can I see the date I created my Gmail account?

Well, it's a long time I'm using my Gmail account. Today, I had a talk with my friends about the date we created our Gmail accounts and we all had some guesses about it. Is there any option in Gmail ...
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Latest Version of Gmail Contacts

I am trying to learn how to scroll down my list of Gmail contacts. Where does one learn how to do that? Where does one find Gmail's latest version of Gmail Contacts?
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Short url that will always get me to a gmail login screen?

What short URL can I type in so that I always get to a Email + Password login screen for gmail? Here is my problem - In Chrome, when I enter gmail.com into the address bar, I am redirected to a ...
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How can I make all forwarded emails go into a designated folder?

I use my own Gmail but get forwards from someone else. I would like to automatically take emails that I get forwarded from that person and put them in a folder. Any help?
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Do I have to use my real name to set up a Gmail account

When signing up for a new Gmail account, it asks for your first and last name. Do I have to put in my real name? I have a few other accounts, along with a YouTube account, and every time I login to ...
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How to get Gmail notified when a label has new unread message?

I create a label for facebook/twitter incoming notification messages and auto archive them into associative labels using filter. That way, I don't get notified when new messages arrived. So what I ...
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Archiving all in Gmail inbox--webmail vs IMAP

I have about 13,000 messages in a Gmail inbox, and would like to switch to a system of archiving messages once they're dealt with, rather than using read/unread status. I know how to do this via ...
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Can Gmail forward mail to only one of two places?

I'd like to forward incoming Gmail to exactly one of two places, depending on the sender, something like this: If the sender is a.com or z.com, forward only to myid@firstforward.com and delete. If ...
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Is there a way to search/filter gmail emails by the absolute domain without subdomains (e.g. google.com, but not plus.google.com)

Is there a way to search/filter gmail emails by the absolute domain without subdomains? If just do a search/filter on from:@google.com it includes all subdomains like plus.google.com, ...
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Can Google Calendar send e-mail reminders to a non-gmail address?

Google Calendar can send reminders of my events to my Gmail inbox. Is it possible to tell Google Calendar to send those e-mail reminders to a different e-mail address?
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Filter to move email to the “sent folder”

Is it possible to create a Gmail filter to redirect incoming email (those sent by me to me) to the "sent" folder? I use a VBA script to send email from Excel through smtp.googlemail.com. ...
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Setting up a custom filter on Gmail / sync desktop contacts with Google contacts

We have an awful lot of our incoming emails in Gmail going into junk. Can I set up a filter that will say: if I have previously sent emails to a person then never mark it as spam? I'm aware that if ...
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Set Gmail image for non-Gmail business account

At our business, we run an opt-in mailing list; when Gmail users open our emails, they see the default "anonymous blue person" icon next to our name. I'd like our logo to appear there. We already ...
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What takes precedence? My Gmail filter or Gmail's spam detection?

I create a Gmail filter that makes emails coming from certain email ID (say abc@gmail.com) skip my inbox and go to "trash". Now suppose Gmail's spam detector finds that a message from this address ...
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How can I distinguish if I have to filter emails via sender or mailinglist (provider)?

I have a similar problem to the person with this question. The e-mails I receive aren't totally unwanted though, but legitimate newsletters. They clutter my inbox though. And as the fella above I ...
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Privacy concern with photos in people widget

I don't mind seeing other people's recent photos - but I do mind them seeing mine. How can I make sure my recent photos are not showing up on other people's people widget?
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Send from Gmail with another email address as the Reply-to or From address

I have a domain registered, but it isn't attached to a hosting package or e-mail account. I will do soon, but not at the moment. Right now, I would like to set up an e-mail forwarding scenario. So, I ...
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Filtering Gmail by day of the week

I currently receive emails every weekday from a service I subscribe to. These quickly clog up my inbox however, so I've decided that while the information I receive is important to my work, I only ...
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'Add to Calendar' is absent in Inbox by Gmail

When I used Gmail and got email with appointment and hover mouse on date, I got the message: But now in Inbox by Gmail I don't have this option. Is it possible to add it?
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Gmail forward set “reply-to” header

Is there any way I can forward all email messages from a Gmail account to a number of other email accounts and set the reply-to (or from) header as the Gmail's account? So multiple people can use one ...
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Where does an email go after removing a label in Gmail?

I will try to walk through the scenario which leads up to my questions. Steps: I get an email in my inbox I drag it over to a label. So the email is removed from the inbox and shows up when I ...
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How do I search in Gmail by specific number of people?

When I do from: a@gmail.com to: b@gmail.com in Gmail, I only want to see the results that involve 1 on 1 mails from a to b. If c@gmail.com is also part of "to" address, the mail should be ignored. Is ...
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How do I configure Gmail so “Removing Formatting” reverts to the settings specified in “Default Text Style”?

In Gmail, I have Verdana specified in the "Default Text Style" setting. When I click remove formatting, it reverts to Sans Serif. What I'd like it to do is just remove the bold or font-size that came ...
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Add/Create Gmail No Reply Reminder to Task List in Google Calendar

Is there a way, either in Gmail, Boomerang or in another lab/extension to create a reminder in your GCal (Google Calendar) To Do List? So, before sending the email, there would need to be a place to ...
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cant remember my password, only created the account to set up a phone [duplicate]

so my husband is NOT tech savvy and he never had an email. when he got a new phone over a year ago he had to set up a gmail account. and I did it for him. and since then he has used his phone but not ...
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How do I restore my entire Trash can to Inbox in Gmail, not just one page at a time?

Gmail erroneously moved all 16,000 of my messages in all folders to Trash. Now I have to restore them, at least to my Inbox, if nothing else, where most messages resided. However, I can only select ...
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How to create an email address for a group in Gmail

How do you create an email address that contains a group of other emails (in Gmail) E.g., when I send an email to Finance@gmail.com to go to joshua@gmail.com and melvin@gmail.com?
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How to mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels

How can I mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels in Gmail? I have a label, say Projects, with several sub-projects, like ProjectA ProjectB, ProjectC underneath it. Is ...
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In Gmail, when sending emails as another account yy@gmail, keep trace of these messages in yy@gmail?

I have 2 email accounts with gmail; eg. first@gmail second@gmail, and. I am forwarding the emails from the first account to that of the second. I have a filter in the second account which labels the ...
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GmailApp service for consumer Gmail accounts?

I successfully set up Gmail Snooze in my google apps accounts (for work) and I like it so much that I want to set it up for my personal email, too (@gmail.com). I followed all the same instructions, ...
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Gmail Filtering: How to filter by messages, not by conversation?

I have been emailing my Gmail account error messages from a project I am working on. I am trying to use GMail filters/labels to sort out the class of errors. But because the subject line is ...
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How do you insert an Excel sheet as part of a new mail message?

How do you insert an Excel sheet as part of a new mail message? I tried inserting a MS Excel document directly / via a Microsoft document. But when I copied into a new Gmail message, the formatting ...
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Logging in to gmail now appears to be an annoying 2-step process

In the past, logging in to gmail was pretty simple. It presented a standard login page requesting your username (email address) and password. Now it seems that they have made it twice as much work. ...
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How to create custom Gmail labels?

I want to create custom labels for Gmail which would sit right on top of the inbox. What is the best way to accomplish this, Greasemonkey scripts or Google gadgets?
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Automatically download all attachments from Gmail with a specific label

Is there a way do download every attachment within a label? I want every PDF invoice I get to be put in my file system. So I figured I'd need Google Drive. But I only did find some Chrome extensions ...
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Labelling and Moving in Gmail

If labeling and moving are the same thing why does Google give option to do both? I was previously trying to resolve an issue wherein I couldn't select multiple pages of emails and move them to a ...