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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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How to export selected emails from Gmail

I would like to export selected emails from my Gmail account to a text file. How can I do this with the Gmail web interface or some other (Linux) option?
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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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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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How can I bind Ctrl + L to “Create Link” in Gmail?

While composing a message in Gmail is there a way to create a keyboard shortcut that will create a new link by pressing the CTRL+L combination? When I want to create a link in sites like Stack ...
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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 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 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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How can I clean up my Gmail address book?

I've used Gmail since 2004, and now I have about 3000 Gmail contacts. I don't recognize the vast majority of them and many of my contacts are just email addresses. Over the years I've synced my ...
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Re-activate the new Gmail compose

After my first toying around with the new Gmail compose I clicked on the button that said 'I want to keep using the old compose' or something similar with the same meaning. Now I want to try it ...
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How to mark as unread just one message and not the entire conversation in Gmail

Sometimes I want to mark just one message as unread and not tue entire conversation, so when I open the conversation only the unread message is readily visible (like when new messages are added to a ...
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Google Calendar Import or Copy All Entries From a WebCal:// URL

I have a webcal:// url for a calendar with a lot of entries, I can "add" the calendar in the "other calendars" section of my Google Calendar. But this isn't part of my calendar so will not sync with ...
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Does email from one Gmail account to another ever leave the Gmail system?

I ask because I connect to Gmail over HTTPS and if emails sent from one account to another (or the same account, just to back something up) don't actually leave Google then it's end-to-end email ...
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How to Filter Emails Forwarded to Gmail Alias?

I have a Google Apps email (me@business.com) set to auto-forward all mail to my personal Gmail (me@gmail.com). I have added the me@business.com address to my personal Gmail so I can send mail as ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to “expand all”?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to "Expand all" emails in a conversation after having navigated via j or k? Typing Enter after j or k doesn't do much.
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Getting rid of the three top links (Mail, Contacts, Tasks) in Gmail

The Gmail user interface contains the following three top links above the "Compose Mail" button: Mail Contacts Tasks I'm always on the Mail tab. I'm not using Tasks and I never go to the ...
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When does Gmail include the X-Originating-IP header?

I've noticed that sometimes when I use Gmail's web interface to send an email, it includes the X-Originating-IP: header, and sometimes it doesn't. When does Gmail decide to include the ...
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Only display email in `To` field when sending a Gmail message

I often name people in my Gmail account's contact with the "funny" name(s) that remind me of who they are like Smith from Company A, Smith Funny, Smith big head, etc. When sending message in Gmail, ...
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Can I filter incoming mail based on membership in a circle?

With the addition of circles to Gmail, I'd like to be able filter emails from members of various circles, ostensibly to apply a label to those emails. I know I can open a circle and see all the ...
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Shortcut key to delete single mail in a thread in Gmail

When I send mail to all contacts in my list ( thats a huge number), I get a lot of failure notices that fills my thread. But I don't want to delete my actual sent email and the one I forwarded which ...
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Is there a way to show total counts on Gmail's new inbox tabs?

The new tabs in Gmail's inbox show unseen counts, but is there a way to also show total counts? The way I manage my email is to leave items in the inbox until addressed, but now I have to click ...
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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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I can't seem to get the shortcut key (#) for deleting to work in Gmail on OSx

I am using Chrome on OS X with a UK keyboard and for some reason I cannot delete an email using #. Pretty much every other email shortcut I use works but not this. To get the hash key I am pressing ...
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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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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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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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Put a link to a network share in a Gmail message

We use Google Apps for Education (Gmail) here for our corporate e-mail system. I have a resource available on a network share that I want to distribute to certain faculty and staff. I do not want to ...
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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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Several Gmail accounts sharing one email address

In our company, using Google Apps, we need that everyone can check one special email address. What I did was to create a group for that special address and added everyone to that group so that all of ...
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How to search only in chat history in Gmail

When I do a search in Gmail, all my mail is searched, but I only want to search my chats. Is this possible?
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How can I hide chat history from my Gmail inbox?

Gmail's new interface for chat history has apparently also had the side effect of showing chat logs as items in my inbox. I don't want this (I can look in the Chats label for those, thank you very ...
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Is there a way to forward my Yahoo mail to my Gmail account without paying?

I looked around a little bit on Yahoo and it looks like if I upgrade, I can forward my email. But I'm a cheapskate and I hate checking different accounts. Is there anything I can do?
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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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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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Send .exe (etc.) file via GMail *without* needing special actions by the recipient

I read through this: How can I send a Windows executable via Gmail? (and similar questions here and on SO), but all of the answers I came across rely on the e-mail recipient doing something special ...
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Find largest email messages in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I sort emails in GMail by size? I am trying to reduce my Gmail footprint and thus need to locate the largest emails. I am aware of FindBigMail, but they charge ...
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Can you create rules in Gmail?

In MS Outlook, you can create rules so different kinds of mail can go in different folders. Can you do the same thing in Gmail, so all your emails from a list go in a specific subfolder instead of ...
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How to find an email in Gmail that was snoozed in Google Inbox?

I recently started trying out the new Inbox app from Google. While it generally works side by side with Gmail, there is one thing I can't find a parallel for in Gmail. When a mail (or reminder) is ...
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Do email services send sender's IP address?

If I'm going to receive/send email through Gmail/Hotmail/Yahoo, would I be able to see the IP of the sender? I know there's nothing to do with the IP but would it give away the location from where I'm ...
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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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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 to Change “me” in Gmail

In Gmail, my email address is replaced by "me" in emails and chats, etc. Is there a way to replace this "me" by anything else, such as the actual name of the person? Sometimes "me" is not actually ...
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Permanently block domain in Gmail

My inbox is being destroyed right now—I'm getting 3–4 messages a minute from a specific host (box432.bluehost.com) for some reason. I would really like to just prevent any and all email from his host ...
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Editing Subject in new Gmail

For Change subject line in new Gmail compose window, the answer given on 7 Feb about how to edit the subject line in the new format of Gmail does not work for me. There is no box on the left with a ...
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Gmail blocking Gmail?

So I've created a new Gmail account because the name of the last one isn't exactly very professional. Anyway, I'm trying to have all my emails on the original address added to my current one but when ...
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Can I view the HTML source of an email sent to my Gmail address?

I'd like to see how a certain email was put together. So my question is: is there a "View Source" for emails sent to Gmail?
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Gmail's label and skip the inbox filter

I am using Gmail. I want incoming mail that matches a label to skip the inbox. This does not seem to work. The instructions from Gmail include the following: To keep organized, many people like ...
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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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How do I move a search-filtered set of emails into another folder?

I'm trying to clean up my Gmail inbox which has become swamped. My first step is to unclutter it by breaking it up into folders of related mail. That will let me deal with incoming mail appropriately ...
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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 ...