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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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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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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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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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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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Filter messages with (no subject) in Gmail

Is there any workaround or way to filter or search for messages that have no subject line? I can see there is no way to filter messages when some field is "missing".
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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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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 change the name that appears when sending email in Gmail?

I have a gmail address and in the main welcome screen, after I log out, it says "Phil Test" which is a name I put in somewhere 'cos I don't want to put my surname in. But when I send email, my ...
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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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Making Gmail to use “Reply all” automatically in mailing list replies

I am using Gmail and have subscribed to several mailing lists (Mailman based). Gmail defaults to "reply to person" instead of "reply to list" when I try to reply the mailing list messages. Is there ...
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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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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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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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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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How does the GoogleTalk client do Off-the-Record messaging?

The Google Talk client built into Gmail offers Off The Record messaging: But, when I click the link to "Go off the record", it works immediately without any noticable steps to authenticate the ...
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Saving a GMail attachment to Google Docs

Is there a way to save an email attachment in GMail to Google Docs?
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Can I set Gmail to always display images from a domain?

The emails that come from Twitter always come from a seemingly random email address (probably some kind of hash) like mention-fpbgg.ivivna+cxza=tznvy.pbz-b2b51@postmaster.twitter.com If I click ...
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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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Is there a way to permanently hide the “Chat” and “Invite a Friend” sections on left side panel of GMail?

On the left hand column of GMail I see my mailbox. Below the list of all my mailboxes, I get a section for "Chat" which lists my recent contacts, and below that, a section for "Invite a Friend". I'd ...
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Is Google's Gmail service for my own domain free? I thought it was $50 per domain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Google Apps could not be found Is Google's Gmail service for my own domain free? I thought it was $50 per domain. I want to use it for my custom domain's email ...
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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 do I delete my Gmail account?

I've got an old GMail account I hardly use and want to delete it. What do I need to do?
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Can you send SMS messages using your Google Voice number from Gmail?

Google Voice allows you to send text messages to/from an assigned local telephone number. Unfortunately, it's interface for doing so is rather poor in my opinion. Gmail has a much better interface ...
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How can I move Google contacts between two different accounts?

I want to move some contacts, using drag-n-drop, between two Gmail accounts. How can I do this? Please mind that I do not want to import/export all contacts, I just want to move some of them between ...
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How do I write a combined advanced gmail filter?

I would like to create a filter in gmail as: to:@mycompany.com OR from:@mycompany.com However when I attempt to create or edit a filter I am given a form with individual fields and cannot find a ...
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Disable some Gmail shortcut keys

Love Gmail shortcut keys but not all of them. Is it possible to selectively delete some keys? I tried going to Settings > Keyboard Shortcuts and clearing some of the defaults in the Key(s) column ...
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“Message Clipped” warning has disappeared from Gmail

Update: This feature was restored on or before 15 October 2012. Gmail has a feature that "clips" long messages rather than displaying the whole message body. Googling around, I can find screenshots ...
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Is there a way to archive an email in Gmail once it has been read?

I have dozens of filters which label my incoming mail and archive them, but I've begun to think that I would prefer it if the filters did not auto-archive, and instead just labelled the email and ...
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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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Reprocess mail archive for spam

I have a huge archive containing some giga of mail. Once, when I didn't have Gmail, I didn't filter them for spam, so now I have massive spam into it. Is there a way to let Gmail (or some other ...
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Reject an email addressed to too many recipients in Gmail

Is there anyway to reject an email that is addressed to more than 5 recipients and have it bounce back to the sender with gmail? This is a long shot. Essentially I just don’t like receiving these “hey ...
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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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Decoding base64/quoted-printable attachment from gmail

Sometimes, mostly Outlook users, sends me an email message with another email message embedded in it. It is done in Outlook by dragging an existing email message into the window where you're composing ...
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Can I stop gmail from warning me I have no subject? [closed]

I know I have no subject. That's on purpose Mr Gmail! Now how can I get it to stop warning me? EDIT: As of Nov 27, 2012 Gmail no longer shows this warning.
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How can I search for an attachment by filename pattern?

As the title suggests, I can search like so: filename:{asf asx avi divx flv m4v mkv mov mp4 mpeg mpg ogm wmv} Or filename:example.pdf But I want to search on filename with regex. Something like: ...
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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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Gmail keyboard shortcut to “select all conversations that match this search”?

You can use *a, but this only selects conversations on the current page. I'd like to select all conversations without using the mouse, IE to delete hundreds of emails from a specific sender.
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What to do when a service asks for your gmail password?

On many services, there is the request to connect to your gmail (or other webmail service) account in order to retrieve your contacts information (so to add them to your network in the new service). ...
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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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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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Gmail account is full and can not free space by deleting emails

Need help! My e-mail at work is at 99.9% full. I can’t delete anymore messages to free up space, and the storage that is available for sale through Google does not apply to Gmail. What can I do to ...
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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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Is it possible to limit GMail search results to unread messages?

Is it possible to limit GMail search results to unread messages? This isn't about selecting unread questions from existing search results, which is covered in this question. I'm looking for a search ...
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How should I explain to a “normal” person about gmail labels?

As a computer programmer I have no problem understanding labels/tags. However I find it very hard to make people understand that an email can have more than one label. Also I find it hard to ...