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Google Drive-like item selection in Gmail?

Google Drive has recently introduced explorer-like file selection: when you click on a file or directory it is selected (highlighted) and only if you double-click is the item opened. I would like to ...
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Upload pictures to Picasa Web Albums directly from Gmail

I have roughly 5G of photos in Gmail that I wish to upload to Picasa Web Albums without prior downloading. I have already checked the GData API and could not find anything that would allow me to do ...
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Download embedded-images attachments from Gmail

Usually, Gmail offers a link to download all attachments. However, someone sent me a HTML e-mail where the attachments are images inside the e-mail. They are technically attachments, but there is no ...
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Gmail inbox: older emails first

Gmail puts the newer emails first as follows: anita@openmailbox.com | Dogs issue | 19:40 pepito@hotmail.com | Important facts from Jupiter | 14:03 juanito@gmail.com | You coming? | 09:25 ...
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Reading/translating an attached document without downloading it

Is it possible to read an attached document, written in Nepali, in Gmail, without downloading it? And if yes, how?
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Can't call contact using Gmail's voice calling

I can call phone numbers and hangout with people, but I can't call a contact using the "Voice calling" feature. My contact says he doesn't get any notification when I try calling him. He can call me ...
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Options for 2nd Factor using corporate Gmail?

I'm working from a corporate account. The company uses Google's services. The account is only password protected. I use Opera when accessing this account. I have a personal, throwaway Gmail account ...
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Sending an email from an address that is only forwarding to my current?

I have one address, 123@, that is forwarding to another address, abc@ Having lost access to the 123 address is there a way to still reply to mail sent to 123 as if it is coming from the 123 address ...
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Is there a way to view Gmail login history beyond the default few hours? [duplicate]

I'm trying to track down some suspicious activity that happened two days ago, but Gmail's "view recent activity" doesn't go back that far. Is there some other place to look at it?
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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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Gmail's label and skip the inbox filter

I am using Gmail. I want incoming mail that matches a label to skip the inbox. This does not seem to work. The instructions from Gmail include the following: To keep organized, many people like ...
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Hide Gmail address in Google Hangouts

How do I hide my Gmail so it does not show up in Hangouts? So people who chat with me on Hangouts do not see my Gmail. By the way I do not have Google Plus.
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Email auto-forwarded from Google Apps to Gmail from website contact form are marked as spam

The contact form on my personal website sends mails to my Google Apps email (@domain.com) configured with that domain. In this email account, it arrives in the inbox (not spam). I have my @domain.com ...
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Is it possible to forward all Gmail messages to another account *including* spam?

It's simple to set Gmail to forward all incoming mail to another account. However, the spam filtering is done before that takes place, so any messages that Gmail considers spam will end up in the ...
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How to enable input tools shortcut in the draft mode while writing an email in Gmail?

The keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + k works in Gmail. It just doesn't work when I need it to. I have the the languages Marathi and Hindi switched on in Gmail input tools. I regularly use these ...
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Attach Google Docs to a gmail message

I can only link and not attach Google Docs. So, if the recipient does not have Google Drive, I have to download a converted document and upload it again. This is very time consuming and inefficient. ...
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Gmail label vs category

What is the difference between Gmail's category vs label? My take on it is that a category is specific for Gmail's "Inbox" feature and so is quite separate. A follow-on question is how does this ...
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Creating a filter in Gmail that applies more than one label

I've been using Filters for a while in Gmail but have always been wondering if such a feature is available. Is it possible to somehow have a Gmail filter apply more than one label? As you can see ...
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What does the eye symbol represent when entering Gmail password?

I recently noticed the appearance of an 'eye' symbol that appears as I am entering my Gmail password. It was not there before. What is this? If not an eye, it looks like a dot with an arc, or ...
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Can Gmail attachments contain unknown programs?

I do not necessarily mean virus or malware, but can normal-looking Gmail attachments like PDF have some kind of hidden function to let the sender know information about the recipient, such as when or ...
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How to access Google Apps mail from within personal Gmail account

I have a personal Gmail account which I use for personal mails and a Google Apps mail account by my employer which I use for my professional mails. It want to access my Google Apps mails from my ...
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Has Gmail recently changed its attachment filtering?

For quite awhile if you wanted to send a .exe attachment in Gmail you could rename the extension and it would go right on through. However, within the last couple of weeks these attachments are now ...
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Gmail grid view is gone?

I used to have Gmail promotion tab grid view, and today I can't find the way to turn it on, the option is gone. The detail/grid button is gone and I can't find it in the option? Did Google remove the ...
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How can I use other color stars in mobile Gmail?

In Gmail on my desktop computer, I can star an email with a variety of colored stars/icons (red star, yellow star, green checkbox, etc.) but when I access Gmail on my Android phone, using the standard ...
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Can you search Gmail based on sender's IP address?

Someone is trying to fool me. They are sending mails to me and I'm pretty sure it is someone I know. Via "Show original message" I found the IP address of the sender. With the assumption it is ...
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Google Mail showing all labels in inbox; how to do like Hotmail folders?

I want to display mails like Hotmail. Hotmail displays inbox items separately from other labels/folders. But in Gmail even after creating filter with labels all mails appear in inbox. How do I make ...
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Auto responders to only certain email addresses in Gmail

I'm trying to set up an auto responder to only certain people in Gmail. I'm aware you can go to –Settings → General → Vacation responder to set a global response, but I'm trying to setup almost a ...
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Forgot passwords due to water damage [duplicate]

I just replaced my phone from water damage and forgot my Gmail and Facebook passwords. How do I retrieve them?
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How can I purposely send a message that will be marked as spam in Gmail?

I'm trying to test out forwarding, filters, and spam. I want to see how a spam message will be affected by my current configuration. I want to send myself a message that will show up as spam in my ...
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Google keeps old and deleted contacts list?

I have used Gmail for many years, and during this time I have deleted a lot of email messages and contacts. I discovered that when I use some services (for example, DropBox) to invite my friends by ...
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Gmail: Disable automatic pulling of new messages?

I am using my Gmail address for all my email communication. I am using the web interface as well as the iOS application. I'm wondering if there's a way to stop Gmail from automatically pulling ...
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Remove extra space to the right in Gmail

I have extra white space to the right on Gmail when I use the vertical split. It's where the "people" widget used to be, but I don't want the widget nor the space. I just want the email to use up all ...
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All my Gmail messages and contacts are gone - how do I get them back?

I have just logged in to my Gmail account to check on an email received about a job and my account is empty. It is as if I have just opened a new account! This is an account I use for work and I ...
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Cannot attach/send archived files from/to gmail email address

The first time I tried to send archived files to/from a gmail email account was 1 month ago and I noticed that you cannot send this kind of files. I tried multiple times and failed always. If I send ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?
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Removing contact from Google chat function

I would like to remove a person from my Gmail chat list and make it so she cannot contact me. She does not appear on my contact list. When hovering over her name on the hangout section it only shows ...
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Upload emails to Gmail account from the Google Takeout generated .mbox file

In the past I've downloaded my emails from a Gmail account using Google Takeout. This gave me a .mbox archive. Is there a way I can upload this into a another Gmail account?
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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 to find the oldest email in Gmail

Just what the title says, how do I find the oldest email in Gmail? I know ho to find the oldest email from a specific person, but I’m interested in finding the oldest email, regardless of the sender ...
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My WordPress blog address is shown to all my Gmail contacts: how to prevent?

My friend found my WordPress blog by importing his Gmail contacts into his WordPress blog. And I was in his contacts. Thus, WordPress shares my blog address automatically with all my Gmail contacts. ...
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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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Is it possible to reset sign-in cookies for all Gmail users in Google Admin?

This can be done for individual users, but I would like to be able to force a weekly sign-in reset for all Gmail users in my org.
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Is there a way to have alias addresses in Google Apps Gmail?

I want to be able to have email addresses for people @example.com that do not have Google accounts under our domain. I want to be able to forward someone@example.com to ...
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Forward Gmail via Filter to 3rd Party Email Address

I'd like to be able to forward specific emails (identified via a Filter) to my TripIt account for points tracking. It seems as if the only way to auto-forward in Gmail is if you own the email address ...
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How to remove multiple Gmail labels

I have imported old emails from Outlook backups in my Gmail account and I ended up with 1000+ labels in my system. Is there an easy massive way to remove them and keep only ~10 my usual ones?
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How can I setup Gmail to send me an SMS when I receive an email that matches a certain string? [duplicate]

Is there a way to send a (sms) text to myself when I receive a new Gmail message and the subject contains a certain string? Is there a feature in Gmail itself, a third party service, or an addon that ...
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How to have emails matching a specific gmail filter sent as SMS to a mobile device?

So in some cases I receive an email that I would like to know about immediately. Regardless of whether or not my phone has email abilities, SMS messages coming to my mobile are much more in your ...
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How do I remove the notification “You have granted access to your account to xxxxxxxx@gmail.com”?

I have a primary GMail mail account (e.g.; Private@gmail.com) which I use to communicate with my close friends and family members, to which my Youtube account with a lot of personal and ideological ...
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How can I auto-delete some spam from Gmail?

I really like GMail's spam filters. However, they occasionally catch not-spam so I like to quickly scan the contents of spam folder every so often, marking "not spam" to the few messages that aren't ...
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Google apps gmail missing import from other email service

My instance of Google apps gmail is missing import from other email service as shown in the screenshot below: I was expecting what I get below with normal/personal gmail Any clue?