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Blocked list in Gmail?

Is there a way to generate a list of my blocked contacts in Gmail?
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How do Inbox and Gmail actually interact?

I'm trying out Google's Inbox. There are a couple of new workflow features that don't seem to exist in Gmail: Marking things as "done" Pinning things (with optional reminder) (Other features like ...
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How is my password sent across when I check Gmail and access a bank site? [closed]

What encryption is used when my password is sent across in Gmail mails and when I do online banking? RSA? DSA? Public-private key encryption? In key encryption, which entity is assigned a ...
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Gmail: filter all emails forwarded from specific address

I have an email address, let's call it student@university.edu, that I forward to my personal Gmail address. I'm trying to set up a filter that labels all e-mail that comes in via the forwarded ...
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Equivalent of 'archive' for priority inbox \ multiple inbox

I'm using multiple inbox to split between my general mail and work related mail (which has a specific label) To avoid seeing the work mail also in the inbox section, I archive the mail labeled work. ...
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how do I recover my gmail [duplicate]

I had a gmail account. When I created this email, I had a secondary or alternate gmails. I think it was in 2013, I deleted all. At that time, I was in Thailand. I used Thailand Phone and changed my ...
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How to attach EXE file in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I send a windows executable via Gmail? Why doesn't Gmail allow to attach EXE files? It's very annoying. Gmail even denies if I archive the .exe file to .zip. Why ...
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How to delete Gmail signatures

I have defined multiple signatures in Gmail, but want to delete some of them. How do I do it? I have figured out how to blank them out, but want to actually delete them so that they don't get selected ...
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Send .exe (etc.) file via GMail *without* needing special actions by the recipient

I read through this: How can I send a Windows executable via Gmail? (and similar questions here and on SO), but all of the answers I came across rely on the e-mail recipient doing something special ...
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How can I send a HTML message from Gmail?

How can I send a HTML message from Gmail? HTML: <p style="background-color:green; padding: 30px;">Hello</p>
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In Gmail, how do you hide labels from the “Move To” dropdown menu?

I have several labels in the "Move To" dropdown menu, and I'd like to keep the labels but hide some of them. Advice?
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Sync folders from Thunderbird to Gmail?

I can easily synchronize Gmail folders with Thunderbird by using Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), however one of my Gmail account was long configured in Thunderbird with Post Office Protocol ...
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How do I disconnect my hotmail account from my gmail account?

I have separate hotmail and gmail accounts. A friend has been emailing me from his gmail account, to my hotmail account and he has been able to view my gmail account and gmail acc photo. Although my ...
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How do I turn off the Gmail 2-step verification?

I accidentally signed up for 2 step verification and now I cannot get into my Gmail account on my MacBook using Mail.app. I don't have a phone where I can access emails so this is all confusing.
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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 stop important emails in Gmail from going into Trash?

Right now, I am in a big problem with Gmail and I really need someone to help me. All my important emails are going directly into the trash without my notice. Let me tell you with an example. I ...
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in chrome: gmail zoom in returns to default

I surf in gmail via chrome. I usually zoom in (pressing ctrl and +) to 150%. when i click on "inbox" \ drafts \ sent mail the view reset to zoom 100% but if I press ctrl and + I see the zoom ...
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Can a virus access Gmail contacts?

My contacts have recently been receiving spam emails from my Gmail address. I am quite certain it is my Gmail contacts (one address is a craigslist response address that I once used). So it would ...
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How can I recover messages that have been deleted from trash?

I lost some mails from my Gmail and by mistake. They are permanently deleted from my trash. What can I do to get them back?
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Is it possible to do partial word searches in Gmail?

Is it possible to do partial word searches in Gmail? For example, if I wanted to search for an email from Johndoe@gmail.com can I search for ndoe?
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How can I only search the Primary inbox in GMail?

With the new GMail inbox, I've gotten into the habit of ignoring everything that's not in the Primary inbox. I don't care about anything that's in any of the other inboxes (inboxen?). When I search ...
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Copying email addresses from Excel to Gmail into the BCC line

I used to be able to copy a column of email addresses (with a comma at the end of each) from Excel into the BCC line of a Gmail message. Now when I try to copy the column of emails, only the first ...
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Reading someone else's Gmail inbox if you have their session URL

Is it possible for someone to gain access to my Gmail inbox if they use a link from when I was logged in? I was trying to copy a link from an email in Gmail and accidentally copied the URL in the ...
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Snail animation in Gmail chat

I resized the chat window, and this snail appeared (also with animation): Why did it appear? What's its significance?
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How can I customise Gmail Priority Inbox to show multiple labels (or nested labels) in one section?

I have nested labels (Work, Work/Brighton, Work/London). When I select the parent label "Work" for a section, the children "Work/Brighton" and "Work/London" are not automatically added to that section ...
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How do I filter messages that are sent to a single recipient?

I am receiving emails that has been copied to a several email addresses. For example, an email is copied to engineering.myorg@gmail.com and marketing.myorg@gmail.com and I have subscribed to these two ...
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Emails from unknown sender with attachment

Today my Gmail login activity has shown me that I was twice logged in from a strange place and additionally, I found in my trash label two emails from (unknown sender) with subject 'Attachment' with ...
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Setting up “emergency shutdown” for Google account triggered by entering special second password

Sometimes a captured person can be forced to disclose a password for his online services. It would be useful if those services have ability to set up an additional password, which can tell the service ...
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Send urgent mail in Gmail

Is it possible to set the "urgent" flag in Gmail for outgoing mail? I'd like to be able to flag time-sensitive emails as such.
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How can I stop Gmail from freezing when I open emails?

Recently Gmail started freezing for 5-10 seconds after I open emails. It becomes completely unresponsive, no scrolling, no nothing. I can switch tabs and applications. I'm using Chrome and I haven't ...
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When I move spam to my inbox, it goes back into the spam again

For a number of months now, Gmail is constantly marking emails incorrectly as spam, and when I move them back into my inbox, it moves them back into spam again within an hour. It doesn't matter if I ...
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Is there a way to archive an email in Gmail once it has been read?

I have dozens of filters which label my incoming mail and archive them, but I've begun to think that I would prefer it if the filters did not auto-archive, and instead just labelled the email and ...
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How do I restore archived mail in Gmail? [closed]

Is it possible to restore archived mail in Gmail? If so how? (Note: The entire goal here is to automate the sending of sent mail back to Sent Mail, and to not send them to the Inbox.)
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How to Prevent Gmail Previous Conversation Quotations?

I have been exchanging emails with people and all was okay until it started to display all threads of previous conversations like you see below. And given it's annoyance and the fact that recipient ...
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Do Google, Yahoo, Microsoft read Dropbox links?

When a link to a Dropbox file or folder is sent by gmail, outlook.com or yahoo mail, is the content in the link read (i.e. processed) by Google or the other providers software?
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Mozilla Thunderbird “Get Mail” doesn't get all the mail from the beginning

I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird, now it updated to version 24.5.0 . I am trying to download all the emails from my Gmail account to Thunderbird. The problem is that only emails from 8 August ...
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How to disable GMail anti-spam completely?

I'm using a desktop client with my own configured spam filter, and I'm absolutely unhappy with Gmail server side anti-spam, as it makes too much false-positives. How can I disable it? I've tried ...
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Find where my Gmail account is used for registration?

I have a Gmail account that I use for official purposes and another account for signing up to various sites. How do I find to which sites I have given my Gmail ID?
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How can I add a new contact using information from email?

Similar to How do you add a contact to Gmail from incoming email, yet more advanced. When someone sends me an email, and that email has contact information (e.g. phone numbers, address, company ...
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Outages where Google Apps Email account can't pull down new messages via IMAP, but can still send over SMTP

I've got 5 email accounts set up on my computer: 1 @gmail and 4 Google Apps for Business. Recently I've been getting an error with one of my Google Apps for Business accounts where it won't pull down ...
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Export contacts from Gmail Business account to a different Gmail Personal account

My business uses Gmail client for email, and has a saved list of all the contacts within the company. Whenever you begin to type a name in the "To:" field, it will automatically match members who are ...
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How can I move Google contacts between two different accounts?

I want to move some contacts, using drag-n-drop, between two Gmail accounts. How can I do this? Please mind that I do not want to import/export all contacts, I just want to move some of them between ...
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When using the gmail preview pane lab, fastest way to get a direct link to a conversation?

In vanilla gmail, clicking on a conversation alters the fragment ID in the URL, allowing you to link back to that conversation. (It opens in its own gmail interface.) I am using the preview pane, ...
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How can I get a link to a specific email thread in Gmail if I have the preview pane enabled? [duplicate]

I often like to create links to specific email threads and put them in my calendar so that I have the relevant information at my fingertips. Ever since I enabled the preview pane, this has been ...
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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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Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received

How can I export a list containing e-mail addresses for everyone that has sent me an e-mail? I have all of the messages archived.
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Editing gmail subject line when replying or forwarding [this is the third time and prior answers were not correct] [duplicate]

The prior answers given does not work, the same answers are repeated with no regards to the comment that the answer does not work. The desktop option does not exist to change the subject line, which ...
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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 extract info from the subject line and add to Google Spreadsheet?

I'd like to be able to extract tasks from the subject line of an email in Gmail (using some sort of custom syntax) and then insert the task as a row in a shared Google Spreadsheet. Currently the ...