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How do I set Gmail to use my default account? [closed]

How do I set Gmail to use my default account? My settings are set correctly, so this appears to be a bug. Details: I've checked my settings and my ****@xona.com account is set to be the default, but ...
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How can I grab all email addresses associated with a “label” in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received In Gmail, you can tag one or more emails with a Label: I know I can select the label to see the emails in question, ...
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How can I migrate from AOL mail to GMail?

I was able to import contacts but I want to make sure I have a smooth transition and don't lose any mail. I want to make sure if anyone emails me at AOL that it forwards over to GMail for a period of ...
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Unidentified address in Gmail

Many times, when I copy&paste an email address into the "To" field in a Gmail message, it refuses to send the email, saying that “the address has not been identified”. This is very frustrating. Is ...
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Contact list and chat box disappeared

My contact list and chatbox has suddenly disappeared from the left hand side of Googlemail. It has disappeared on both my desktop and laptop computers. Chat is on, browser is good, black box at ...
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How do I transfer a Gmail account to a different Google account?

I am moving to a new ISP and realised that I'm going to have a problem with my email as i use my ISP's provided address. So, being smart, decided to take this opportunity to move to Gmail. I then ...
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Can't access my Gmail

I was trying to log into my gmail account when it said "looks like your signing in from an unusual location" then asked me to do step 2 verification. The strange thing about it is that the phone ...
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Is it possible to forward messages in Gmail to an unattended mailbox?

I need to add a number of filters to a Google business email account I use to receive job applications. The filters need to send certain emails to unattended mailboxes that are used to identify the ...
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Google Apps email forwarding to regular Gmail account

I have a Google Apps email account that I'd like to close. But, I'd like to retain emails that go to the account. Can I forward emails that are aimed at my Google Apps account to my regular Gmail ...
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Recovering *permanently* deleted emails from Gmail [duplicate]

person in distress here. Dont ask me how, but I ended up deleting all my 12,000 inbox emails from Gmail into Trash and then erased my Trash as well. Gmail gave me a warning box and took 20 seconds to ...
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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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Some of Gmail labels show the # of unread messages and some don't

I have many Gmail labels. Some of them become bold when there is something within them that is unread, and then show me how many are unread in brackets, and some don't! In other words, some look like ...
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How do I switch to a different Google account in Gmail?

Previously it was possible to switch between different accounts easily on Gmail. Now they suggest me only one account (of my wife) and without any option to re-login with mine. How can I add in my ...
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Want name only to appear after signing into gmail account, not my email address

I have been the victim of identity theft and I don't want my email address to show after I have signed in GMail. I want only the name to appear, as I use laptop in public places. ...
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how can I delete a gmail.com account?

I had a gmail.com address in my name a few minutes ago. I tried to help a friend set up a gmail account in his name, but used my computer. Now when I try to log in to my gmail account, only his ...
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Gmail & Google Docs: Paste just the text, not the formatting (Firefox, Safari)

When I use Gmail and Google Docs (With Firefox 3.6.6), I often cut text from another HTML or PDF document. When I paste this text into the document body, Gmail and Google doc will paste the text and ...
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How do I strikethrough text in Gmail?

Basically I want to strike through some text; how can I do this?
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How to show all archived messages in Gmail?

How do we search for all our archived messages in Gmail? Non-archived messages should not be displayed, Only the archived messages should be shown.
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Can I see only mail I have archived in Gmail?

In Gmail, the inbox view only contains mail which has not been archived. I'm looking for a particular conversation I had with someone a while ago to find a quote, but I can't remember the exact topic ...
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How can I find a message by Message-ID in Gmail?

For archival purposes, I am storing a list of emails. I would like to be able to later find a particular message in my Gmail account. A unique message identifier is its Message-ID. However Gmail does ...
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In Gmail, how can I attach an attachment from one email to another, without saving the attachment first or forwarding the message?

I often need to attach attachments from one email (or multiple ones) to another, without wanting to forward the original message. In a desktop client I would simply click and drag the attachment from ...
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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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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 do I just show online people in Gmail Hangout (formerly Talk/chat)?

The new Google Hangouts in Gmail option seems interesting, and while it shows my most recent contacts, most of them aren't online (some never are because of the Google account they use). Can I sort ...
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How to include random quotation in GMail signature

I have a file full of quotations that I would like to include in my GMail signature at random. Is there a way to do this? The random signature feature from Google Labs has been retired: ...
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Can I export my Facebook friend's contact info to gMail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friend's contact info to gMail?
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Is there a way to avoid “+canned.response” in the email address using Gmail's canned response feature

If I set up a filter and send it a canned response, Gmail appends +canned.response to my username in the reply. For example, given the filter "from:foo@example.com to:me@example.com" set up to send a ...
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In Gmail, how do I set the default email address for a contact that has two email addresses?

When I enter the person's name in the To field, the auto-complete comes up, and lists the several email addresses that I have for this person. The first email address that it lists, is not the one ...
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Is it possible to check Microsoft Exchange mail from Gmail?

My company mail is set up using Microsoft Exchange Server. Is it possible to check/import such emails into my Gmail account?
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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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In Gmail, how can I find the oldest message from a person?

I want to find the first message that a specific person sent me, but I don't know when that was - except that it was ages ago. I know I can use the search operator from:janedoe but the result is ...
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Can you send SMS messages using your Google Voice number from Gmail?

Google Voice allows you to send text messages to/from an assigned local telephone number. Unfortunately, it's interface for doing so is rather poor in my opinion. Gmail has a much better interface ...
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How do I add automatically labels to the incoming emails in my Gmail account? [duplicate]

How do I add labels to incoming emails that I am sending to myself. I saw somewhere that it is possible to send emails to myself using specially formatted email addresses that are containing the ...
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Can I have Gmail overwrite a known email with my contact info when a name is not supplied?

I have to admit I was a little confused when I asked this question, as I thought that it was my Gmail where names and email addresses were connected. But of course, it's not the local Gmail client ...
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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 can I filter out mailing list threads where I participate in?

I subscribe to a mailing list, where a large number of messages are posted each day. I don't want these mails to disturb me, so I've set up a filter that automatically moves these messages to a ...
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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 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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Why does Google not consider dot in usernames of Gmail addresses?

E.g.: If your Gmail ID is abc.xyz@gmail.com, it considers this the same as abcxyz@gmail.com. Why is this so?
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How do I execute a filter in Gmail for the current email in my inbox?

I know how to create a filter and once it's created it will execute this filter on all incoming mail. However is there a way to execute this filter on what I already have received?
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Can I re-create deleted Gmail accounts?

A long time ago, I created a Google mail account. I fell for a trap that was common back then (not sure how it is nowadays) and ended up with two Google accounts—one for Gmail (using the Gmail email ...
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Does Google read my email?

I'm considering getting a Gmail account. I've always been hesitant about privacy with Google, though, and especially with the new privacy policy (which is hard to understand), I have some questions: ...
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What's the difference between the 'Move to' and 'Apply label' features in Gmail?

I'm confused about the Move to and Labels feature in Gmail. What's the difference between the two? Why does the Move to option not appear sometimes?
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Difference between “Important” and “Starred” message

What is the difference between "Important" and "Starred" message in Gmail Priority Inbox?
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Searching GMail for messages without a particular label

I need to find, in GMail, a list of all my unread messages — which I can get via is:unread or label:unread or l:^u — which do not have the label "ZDNet." In other words, my requirement is ...
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Removing someone from Gmail chat list

How do I remove someone from my Gmail chat list, but not from my Gmail contacts? Please note that blocking is not an option, as I want to allow the person to invite me on chat later if he wants.
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Is it possible to access multiple Gmail accounts concurrently?

Related: How to Manage Multiple GMail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser? I used to be able to access my primary Gmail account, as well as two Google Apps accounts concurrently in the same browser ...
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Re-Associate YouTube Account

My YouTube account, which I use actively (both for watching and posting videos), is currently associated with my old AOL address. When I sign in to YouTube, that's what I use in the "username" field. ...
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Remove the name of the recipient from Gmail’s autocomplete

When Gmail autocompletes a recepient's email it goes something like: "John Stewart" <john@stewart.net>,. Can I force Gmail to remove the name (John Stewart) and leave only the email? For ...
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Forward Email as RSS

I'm receiving a weekly google alert to my gmail account which I would like to post as an RSS feed, so people can subscribe to this same alert as a weekly update. Anyone know where I can forward this ...