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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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Did the receiver open the mail?

With Gmail, is there some way to do that check?
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Guidelines on email formatting to make contents Google Calendar friendly

Does Google provide any documented, official recommendations about how to format an email that will easily import the event into a user's Google Calendar? Let's say that I want to send an email about ...
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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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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 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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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 work around labels being applied to individual messages and not conversations in Gmail?

There are numerous reports of issues with Gmail labels, stars, unreads, message counts, and generally searching or counting combinations of these. Many of these seem to come from a common cause. I ...
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Can I form a direct URL to a particular Gmail account?

Since Gmail implemented multiple sign-on, I have been unable to create a bookmark URL that will always go to my "@gmail.com" inbox. For hosted domains, it's easy enough to make the bookmark URL: https:...
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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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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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Search for “!” in Gmail subject

Does anyone know if in Gmail you can search all messages that have an exclamation mark in the subject? I would like to create a filter that adds a red ! label to the messages that have an exclamation ...
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Does marking an email as spam in Gmail affect the filter for everyone?

If I mark something as spam in Gmail, does that modify only my spam filter or does it affect the spam filter for other users?
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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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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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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 as ...
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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 ...
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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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How can I delete the search history in Gmail?

Gmail keeps suggesting searches I used years ago and I want to remove them, but there isn't an option or it isn't in an obvious place. Can I delete the Gmail internal search history?
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Manually setting “in-reply-to” mail header with gmail

I'm using the gmail web interface, and I've happened to read an online mailing list archive. I want to reply to a specific message of a user, and I already know its message-id. To make my reply be ...
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Using Launchy to search Gmail

I use the Weby extension for Launchy to do custom searches. I should be able to search Gmail like this using this search definition Mail http://mail.google.com/a/caudillweb.com/#search/%1 ...
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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, txt.voice.google....
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How can you transfer your playlists from one YouTube account to other? [duplicate]

How can you transfer your playlists from one YouTube account to other YouTube account? I sign under different names in Gmail.
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How to easily disable Gmail signature on a per message basis [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Gmail, how can I have customized signatures based on the From: address? I have Gmail set up to fetch also my work email account so I can have all my email in one app. I ...
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Send mail from a Gmail catch all address

I just recently set up Google Apps (Standard) on my domain, and I have a catch-all e-mail address on it that I pull e-mail from locally, so I can easily receive e-mail to anything@example.com. Now I ...
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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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Why is Gmail showing the wrong date/time for my messages?

Please note that my computer's time is set correctly. Dates and times are correct in all other applications including Google's services such as Google Docs and Google Calendar. However, messages in ...
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Advanced Gmail filter criteria

I have a couple on-going conversation threads in Gmail with a number of different people. Is there a way to setup a filter so that it will add a label if the body of any new, unread email contains my ...
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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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Can I customize the Gmail missing attachment alerter?

I often forget attachments. I have the alert on, but I tend to use "Here is the document" instead of a variation of "attach" as in "The document is attached". Can I add the phrase "here is" to the ...
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Auto CC all outgoing mail [duplicate]

Is there a way to auto CC to a specific email adress all outgoing emails from a Gmail account? I tried doing it with a filter but I don't have the option of CC. I know there is a script for ...
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How to transfer specific e-mails between Gmail account and Google Apps

I have two Gmail(ish) accounts: One Google Apps account for work One Gmail account for everything else I like this separation and I like to keep things organized, but some coworkers (often but ...
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Export all sender's email addresses for a specific label in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I have a site with a contact form that sends messages straight to my inbox, and I've set up a filter to give all those ...
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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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How do I switch back from Google Inbox?

At some point after switching to Inbox for Google I set it as the default that my account sees at mail.google.com. Now, I want to disable it and return to the old gmail interface, but I can not, for ...
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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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How to deal with people sending email incorrectly to my GMail account?

I'm having a problem that started out being annoying, but is rapidly becoming concerning to me. I was an early GMail tester, and have "first initial/last name@gmail.com" as my email address. Lately, ...
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How do you auto-archive chat/hangout messages in Gmail?

I use hangouts on Android and on the desktop (browser extension) and these messages periodically appear in my Gmail inbox. So every day I'm having to manually archive all these hangout messages that ...
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Transfer contacts / emails from Windows Live mail to Gmail?

Does anybody know how I can transfer all my email messages, contacts and calendar entries from Live Mail (formerly Hotmail) to Gmail?
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How to have better quoting in Gmail?

When replying email in rich text format, Gmail behaves like Outlook and encourages me to write the reply at the top. The problem is I want to write my reply between the paragraphs of the previous ...
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What text triggers the Gmail warning about forgetting attachments?

I would like to know exactly what text causes the Gmail pop-up dialog box that warns that you may have forgotten to attach files to an e-mail. I have visited a lot of webpage describing the feature, ...
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Why isn't Gmail showing the name instead of the email addresses of a known contact?

I can't help but think this has probably been asked before, but I did do a search and didn't see an answer that addressed my issue. I have at least one friend, who whenever she sends me an email, in ...
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How does “your Gmail picture” work?

While browsing through the Gmail settings, I found out that I could select a profile image which is shown to my email recipients. How does it work? Will it attach an image to every message? If not, ...
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How do I create a decent email signature in Gmail?

I've recently signed up for Google Apps because of the email support. I only use the web based gmail client for all my mail. I'd like to have a professional email signature for each email that I send ...
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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 ...