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How does Gmail find an avatar for a non-Google email address?

Normally, when I view an email from a non-Google address, the generic avatar is displayed next to the sender's name: However, I recently received an email from an @debian.org email address, and it ...
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How do I not show my real name when commenting in a Google Doc, while signed in to my Gmail account?

I have a Gmail account and it has my real name on it. I don't know how to keep everyone from seeing my real name if they visit my account. I also do not know how to keep people from seeing my name ...
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Is it possible to tell the time spent on a particular Google video hangout?

Is it possible to generate a report saying on a particular day in a particular hangout, I have spent x minutes on a Google video hangout? What I would like to have is something like this: Person A's ...
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Unusual Activity reported frequently, but the IP is mine

My Gmail account alerts me more than ten times a day about "unusual activity" but the only IP I see for this is mine. Why is this happening?
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Use alternate email by default when answering a mailing list message

Suppose I have set up my Gmail account so that I can send email from my alternate address abc@example.org. I have followed this procedure, so that when I receive a message addressed to abc@example.org ...
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Automatically adding a BCC email address to all email sent with Gmail [duplicate]

I want to automatically archive email in Evernote. Is there a way in Gmail web-interface to automatically send all outgoing emails to BCC address?
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How to forward email of a specific sender from Outlook.com to Gmail?

I got an Outlook.com account which I use to subscribe to some mail lists. I want to forward the emails of one of the lists to my Gmail account, but the only option I see is to forward everything, so ...
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How can I search for emails sent to multiple recipients in Gmail?

I'd like to scan and quickly identify emails that I've sent to multiple recipients. Is there a function in gmail that allows me to do that?
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How long do embedded images stay available in draft emails in Gmail?

I sometimes embed images in the body of a draft email (images that I upload to Google, and are not hosted on some external website). After a while the image becomes unavailable: How long do ...
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How to deal with overlapping Gmail filters

I have a Gmail account and a live.unc.edu account. The live.unc.edu account forwards to my Gmail account. I've made a Gmail label called “UNC” and set up a filter to catch all email that is to: ...
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Cancelling a Gmail account

In reading all the responses about how to change a Gmail address it seems to me the answer is you can't do it. Is this really correct that once you get an email account are stuck with it the rest ...
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How do you prevent Gmail from locking you out of your account when travelling?

A relative of mine is currently in a different country and asked me for help as they can't log into their own Gmail account from there. Gmail considers the login attempt suspicious, almost certainly ...
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How do I get the 'reminders' channel in IFTTT to work with Gmail?

I'm trying to use the reminders app to send a Gmail email through IFTTT. I looked into the authorization IFTTT has for Gmail and it appears that it does not have the ability to send emails, so I ...
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Is it possible to forward all emails from a contact in Gmail if said contact has multiple email addresses? If so, how?

My flatmate and I recently signed up for a shared T-Mobile plan because it was cheaper than having separate ones. I am the main account holder so all of the bills and stuff go to my email address. ...
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How to respond within an incoming email with different font colors?

I use gmail. Other gmail users can take my email message to them, and insert their answers to my questions wherever they want in my original message, and then change the font color. It is very nice, ...
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Google Calendar notifications go to Gmail spam box

I mistakenly marked Google Calendar notification email as a spam, so these notification mails go to spam box. How can I let these emails come to inbox hereafter?
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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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Password recovery [duplicate]

My browser remembers the password of my Gmail account but I have forgotten it. I want to recover and store it somewhere securely for future emergency. Please help.
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Sent mail still reflects old email name when I receive a response to message

I changed my account settings to reflect my newly sent mail with my name, and all my outgoing mail reflects this change. However, when people reply to messages, the message is addressed to the old ...
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“Mute” alternative for conversations that aren't in the inbox

How can I both: Keep mailing lists out of my inbox (to read separately later) Selectively hide mailing list conversations (including their future messages) I've tried using a filter for mailing ...
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Control the maximum characters per line

Gmail displays all the emails I sent in a maximum number of characters per line. This limit is half of that for display of others' emails sent to me. Can I control the limit number: in general ...
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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 get rid of gmails and contacts that were imported from an iPhone?

Another person has used my iPhone and set up a gmail account importing all their contacts and emails. now all their 8000 emails are on my phone and I do not know how to get rid of them or their ...
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Gmail Inbox, show all threads with a label in default Inbox view

I want 4 fields in my default view in gmail: important label "to read" label "to do" everything else I am almost there, but the "to do" and "to read" fields do not show threads which have the ...
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Reading Gmail messages in Opera

My gmail messages are one line and say "Ok thanks for the tip on the then the next message. How do I read the rest of the message? Clicking on them, double clicking, left and right and ...
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Does Gmail provide a way to see a hash of an email?

Does Gmail provide a way to see a hash that they say represents the sum of all data within a given email?
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In Gmail, what is the safest way to download, save & print all emails with a given tag?

Attempting to securely download all the emails with a given tag in Gmail, save them to a single file, and print that file.
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Search Gmail for messages without seeing my inbox

For a long time now, I've benefited from the ability to compose an email in gmail without seeing my inbox (I get distracted by my inbox so easily). Compose an email in Gmail without seeing my inbox ...
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Gmail help - primary account on Google Drive updated without permission

I accidentally changed a global Google Drive login from a work email address to be a personalised gmail account as the primary account. I can still login using the other accounts but it's proving to ...
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Delegating Access to Gmail Account Doesn't Work

I know that Gmail supports a way to delegate access to your email account. However, when I go into Gmail settings, I do not see the option to delegate access (screenshot below). I am using Google ...
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How to find/delete all emails before a certain date in Gmail?

In Gmail, is there a query I can use to find all emails before a certain date? My company currently has a mailbox with 500K emails and it's starting to get really slow when performing a query. I'd ...
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Forward All Except Filter in Gmail

I'm using Gmail Forwarding to forward all messages to another account. However I have about 50 email addresses in a filter that I do not want forwarded. I don't want to mark these messages as spam, ...
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Gmail keeps on logging me out every little time

I'm using Chrome as my browser to log in to my Gmail, Calendar and other services by Google, and every once in short while, I'm kicked out of the service and I have to re-login again. I can't ...
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Workaround for broken threading in GMail [closed]

Gmail threading is broken. It seems to work on the basis of subject line, and some unknown-to-me timing function. Examples: I commented on two different Facebook groups. I am setup to get replies ...
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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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“Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in” to Gmail

I'm trying to log in to a very old Gmail account of mine. When I enter the correct password, I'm taken to a page that says: Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in. ...
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Problems with 2nd Gmail address affecting Blogger and Google+ profile

I have a small business and I have a blog using Blogger (http://straightforwardconsultancy.blogspot.co.uk) which I set up using a Gmail address and later connected to a Google+ profile. All was fine ...
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Labelling and Moving in Gmail

If labeling and moving are the same thing why does Google give option to do both? I was previously trying to resolve an issue wherein I couldn't select multiple pages of emails and move them to a ...
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How do I log in on Gmail on someone else's computer?

I am trying to log in on Gmail on my husband's computer. He doesn't use Gmail but, when I try to log in it doesn't ask me for my email address, just the password. So, I can't log in! How can I do ...
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How to access Gmail with HTTP?

How can I use Gmail with HTTP? There are other questions regarding this issue but they are for several years ago. I think Google has made HTTPS mandatory, but I cannot find any link about this.
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Items sent from Google Drive don't appear in Sent Items folder

When I send a Google Drive file as attachment, the file does get sent, but the mail doesn't appear in GMail's Sent Items folder. Repro: Google Drive => Right-click on a document => Share... => ...
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Protect emails from deletion in Gmail

In our company, we always create a common email address to put things to check by project common people. Maybe some important emails can be delete recklessly. So I feel some or all mails can be ...
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Stopping Gmail from sending base64 attachments

There is an email I need to send but attachments can't be base64 or my email gets rejected. I checked within Gmail settings to see if there was some sort of option to change that but found nothing. ...
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Gmail password reset question

I have tried over 20 times to reset my Gmail password using the "I forgot my password" link on my phone and am having no luck. Obviously the information I'm submitting isn't correct. Is there ...
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Gmail password recovery [duplicate]

I lost my Gmail password, I still have access to my phone (and I enabled 2-step verification) but I don't have access to my recovery mail. When I go for the recovery option, it shows only recovery ...
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Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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Forwarding from Outlook without losing sender information

How can I forward an email to Gmail and not lose the sender information? I want to reply but it just has my Outlook address.
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Gmail Delay Send

I received a very personal Gmail e-mail message today from the e-mail account of a friend who passed away 6 months ago. Is there a way to tell whether a Gmail e-mail message was sent using a delay ...
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Lot of spam to deactivated email address

I used to have an email address from an educational institution that just got deactivated. However, they still forward their email to my other Gmail email address for a month (this is the main, ...
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How do I unquote in Gmail?

There is a "quote" formatting option within Gmail, but no "unquote" to undo the deeper quote level. How do I unquote text?