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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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Gmail Filter on Email starting with '!' deleted everything

I tried to create a filter to trash all emails from (!Athletic_Communications@sacredheart.edu) - an email address used by my school to spam us. After applying the filter to all my old messages, it ...
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How to block “via” senders in Gmail

I have this annoying problem in Gmail. Spammers are by-passing the Gmail spam filters and are so clever that I am not able to create a manual filter of my own to block them. They are sending me junk ...
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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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What to do when Gmail runs out of space?

Of course, you can purchase more space at a reasonable price. Also, I've found backupify and findbigmail, and there's the download via imap and delete option outlined, for example here. What I ...
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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 find unread emails in Gmail?

According to Gmail, I've got one unread email in my inbox. How do I find it without browsing through the entire inbox?
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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 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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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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Configure Outlook 2010 to use the Google Sync Exchange server

On Windows Mobile it is possible to configure Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Contacts with the mobile version of Outlook, using the Google Sync service that works like an Exchange server. Now I'm ...
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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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Random addresses from Google Apps domain sending spam

I have a Google Apps account set up for my domain with catch-all enabled. Recently I've been receiving bounced mail that I didn't send from random aliases for my domain (for example, ...
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How to connect Google Account to Yahoo Account?

So I have this name@ymail.com account at Yahoo and I also have a name@gmail.com account. I want to log into Yahoo Mail with the Gmail account using OpenID. However, the only option available in Yahoo ...
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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 I find messages in GMail that have attachments?

I know I can see which messages have attachments by the 'paper-clip' icon, but I need to find messages from a certain sender that have attachments. Is there a way to do this?
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How to insert a reply inline in Gmail?

When replying to an email in Gmail, how do I write my reply within the text of the sender's email? I can do this with other email programs, but how do I do it in Gmail?
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Autoforward outgoing mail in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send a copy of outbound messages to another address Is there a way to make all mail sent through a Gmail account get Auto BCC'd to another address? Here is my scenario: ...
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How can I get push email with multiple Gmail accounts?

I have a main (Google Apps Standard Edition) Gmail account which reads mail from 4 different Gmail accounts using POP3. The only problem I have is that it can sometimes take up to one hour before I ...
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How to manage multiple addresses for the same contact in a gmail contacts group

I use a group in gmail to spam my friends with an occasional email when I travel on business. Some of my contacts have multiple live email addresses, which I would like in the list.# The latest ...
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How can I search for one label but not another?

What search query will return conversations that have the label Reading but not the label Ignore? I've tried using label:reading -label:ignore but Gmail still returns conversations that have the ...
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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 webpages describing the feature, ...
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How to get specific information on “unusual activity” on Gmail from Google?

This has happened to me today. I was forced to give my phone number to Google in order to re-enable my account, and was forced to change my password. The activity log doesn't show any other IP address ...
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Choose which Google Account when accessing Google Groups?

I have a personal Gmail account, and a business Google Apps account. Throughout the day I am logged into both mail interfaces in my browser (Gmail and Google Apps Mail). With the fairly new feature of ...
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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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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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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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How can I remotely log out of Gmail?

Is there any way to remotely sign out of Gmail? I logged onto Gmail on a public computer but I don't remember if I logged out. Is there any way to force that computer to logout without going back to ...
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Any plugin to control GMail message editor with keyboard?

I want to use GMail's various rich-text capabilities with the keyboard. For example, I want to type Ctrl + M to indent, Ctrl + Shift + M to dedent, and do all the other actions (like adding a link or ...
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How to add filter and label to group in Gmail contacts?

I have my Gmail contacts sorted into groups. In my mail I also have labels associated with filters-for specific people I have a filter associated with a label. For the filter creation, how do I ...
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How does 'muting' work for gmail?

My understanding was that when you "muted" a conversation in gmail, future emails came in but they didn't bring that conversation back into the inbox. I clearly don't understand how this feature ...
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How do I unlink my Youtube account from my gmail account?

My Youtube account has been automatically linked to my gmail account, but I want to keep my Youtube account separated to my gmail account. I heard that the feature to unlink account was available, is ...
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How do I import email from another email account into my Gmail account?

I have another email account with another email provider which is not GMail, but I want to import that email into Gmail. Is it possible to do this?
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Remove Gmail “send mail as” for former employee

A place I do some work for has lost an employee recently. I've removed his email account from our server after having a courtesy auto-responder for a while, but I've realised he has a Gmail account ...
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How to disable chaining in Gmail for specific set of letters?

I'm sending some letters to subscribers, and they are chained in Gmail, since subject is the same. The question is: how can I disable this feature without changing subject and without changing ...
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Can't see “Insert image” button in Gmail when composing a mail

When I'm composing a mail in Gmail I want to insert an image directly in the mail's body, but there is no "Insert image" button at the top. How can I configure it to be visible?
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Is there a way to bulk import email addresses into a Trello Account?

Is there a way to bulk import email addresses into a Trello Account? I would like to be able to set up 60 users who are all in my Gmail contact list, but I can't seem to figure it out. Is there a ...
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What are these squares when I paste on Gmail?

When I paste anything on Gmail these two little squares will show up: Looks like two characters, I can cut them as I can do with any text, but when I paste there's nothing to paste. Any idea what ...
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Gmail, how to forward email to group using a filter

I run the office lotto syndicate. I get a results email that I want to detect via a filter, and forward to a group containing the lotto syndicate members. Is this possible? I can't seem to figure ...
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What should I do if my Gmail account has been taken over by someone else?

I had a gmail account and someone accessed it by changing my password. I am extremely angry about this. I changed my password and they accessed it again and changed it once more. I think she was able ...
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Gmail account hacked

Recently a few friends emailed me to say they received spam from my gmail. Gmail altered me to the fact my account was being access from China, and in the drafts folder I found another spam ready to ...
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How to configure Gmail as the default mail client

I would like my browser to launch Gmail when I click on a mailto link in a website. At the moment I don't have any mail clients configured at all, which results in the following: IE: displays the ...
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How do you create a filter in Gmail that will apply to all composed/sent messages?

While having filters to simplify the filing process of incoming messages is convenient, one of the aspects of setting rules in Outlook that seems to be missing in Gmail is the ability to set rules for ...
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Custom Gmail labels sort

I want to sort the labels in my own order instead of the default abc order, so that, for example, the label named bills should come up first. Any way to do that?
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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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Adding rules that filter email by their content-type in Gmail

I am currently being swamped with Russian spam so I followed several tutorials to create a custom filter but the last step is eluding me. My current filter looks like this: Has the words: ...
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Migrating Gmail account to new Google Apps email and leaving a copy behind

I can't find an easy and reliable way to migrate my old emails from Gmail to Google Apps that will leave me with a backup copy on the original account. Using Mail Fetcher, it migrates, but it doesn't ...
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Archive all my current messages in Trash in Gmail

I want to archive all my current messages in Trash in Gmail, but can't find the archive button anywhere. How do I archive trashed messages?
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How to edit subject in Gmail [duplicate]

I have checked on this site and found the subject on how to edit subject in Gmail. When I click on the more button next to reply tick, then click on reply in the list offered, it does not show an edit ...
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Make some forums appear in Gmail primary tab

How do I make postings, from some of the forums I am subscribed to, appear in the Primary tab?