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How can I filter incoming email based on plus addressing in Gmail?

I currently have some basic filters in Gmail, but the other day I heard someone mention you could use a plus sign in your address to filter incoming email? Can someone elaborate?
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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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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 - problem with Hangout and filters

I've set up filter in Gmail to label all mails/chats/hangouts with my wife. Filter is quite simple: from:her-email-address@gmail.com set label "Wife" never send to spam But now every ...
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Google Apps for business email forwarding

We have somewhere in the region of 900 users, but of these, only 200 or so are important to us. We are thinking of migrating over to Google Apps for business and need to know if we could simply set ...
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How can I remove all traces of my original gmail address from a 'send mail as' alias?

Background: Forwarding custom domain's email to and from gmail I've got a personal gmail account that I've had for many years at example@gmail.com. Of course, the address isn't 'example', it's ...
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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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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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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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I need to send an email to everyone I've ever sent mail to

So it looks like my gmail account was compromised yesterday and "I" sent a spam message out to not just everyone in my contacts, but everyone I've ever sent e-mail to from that account. I'd like to ...
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How do I free up my Gmail's storage?

I've used up 30% of my storage already. With the rate I am going, this might reach the limit soon. I want to free up some of the useless or duplicate stuff (mostly attachments) that I have on my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Stop Gmail from automatically creating contacts

Gmail really likes to make contacts for me and stick them in my "All Contacts" list. I'd much rather manage my contacts myself and only add people when I want to specifically do so. (Actually, I ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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Gmail filters/labels: Force email to stay in Inbox?

I receive email to these addresses: my-team@example.com : This is my team's primary method of communication. I want all of this email to go to my Inbox. other-team@example.com : This belongs to ...
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How do I remove a contact from the Gmail chat list without blocking or deleting the contact?

Under Settings > Chat, I have "Only allow people that I've explicitly approved to chat with me and see when I'm online" checked. I want to know how to revoke chat permissions for someone whom I've ...
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How can I contact Gmail support team?

I've been trying to contact the Gmail support team. I'm a paying customer, using their Gmail for small business. I cannot in the life of me figure out how one can contact them (by email or phone). I ...
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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 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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Disable Google+ and enable only Gmail functionality [closed]

Is it possible to disable Google+ and only enable Gmail features basically includes email and chat only functions? Certain instances may cause Google+ as a mere distraction, knowing that by default ...
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What are the recent changes to Gmail's Reply mechanism?

Has Gmail team introduced some change to "reply" mechanism recently? Here is, what I found (can't figure out exact time frames -- sorry): Some time ago: in any conversation between me and ...
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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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Keep Formatting When Pasting to Gmail

I liked formatting my e-mails in MS Word and then copy and paste them into Gmail. I did it, among other things, because I could control line spacing and text alignment (I prefer it justified). 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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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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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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How to stop SPAM in my GMail account?

I have this stupid friend of mine who is giving me a lot of pain these days. He is registering my profile and putting up my Email ID along with my phone no. on the worst spam sites on the web. These ...
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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 ...