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Gmail won't forward mail sent to myself

I own a dedicated server with a domain, we'll say foobar.com. I use google apps to manage my email SMTP servers. Now I don't check two gmail inboxes. I have my own personal one, and then I have ...
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Using Gmail for several e-mail accounts with IMAP

I'm using Gmail to read mail from a couple of other accounts that I've got, I've just added the accounts in the Gmail settings under 'Accounts and import'. But I haven't found the ability to add IMAP ...
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Extract email adresses of Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I have a Google Apps Gmail account and I would like to extract all email adresses in the from and to (and cc, bcc and ...
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How to add “most recent emails from this user” to Gmail inbox as a sidebar

I use and love gmail. However, since i use email for customer support, I'm always doing a cross reference lookup via the search feature to see my past conversations with the person whose email I'm ...
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Filtering based on multiple labels in Gmail

I have some labels which are logically related. I'd like to filter those and put them in a second inbox by enabling multiple inbox lab feature. Is there a possible way to do that? Additional info: ...
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Google Mail showing all labels in inbox; how to do like Hotmail folders?

I want to display mails like Hotmail. Hotmail displays inbox items separately from other labels/folders. But in Gmail even after creating filter with labels all mails appear in inbox. How do I make ...
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Why does Gmail spell check not recognize the word “inbox”?

It seems strange to me that a word that appears right on the page before me whenever I am typing an email is flagged as misspelled when I type it. Does the spell check function draw from some ...
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Gmail filter for specific day of the week

Is there a filter in Gmail that will sort your emails by date? For example if you get filters from address "X" on a certain day of the week, can you create a folder for just that mail (with an ...
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Force getmail (IMAP) or gmail to archive, not delete messages

I use getmail to IMAP check my gmail. It works great, but the bigger my INBOX is, the longer each check takes. I can set "delete = true" in getmail, but I like having the mail backed up on gmail. I ...
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How can I get around giving my mobile phone number to Google?

When I want to register an account with Gmail now, it says "Google will send a text message containing a verification code to your mobile phone." I don't want to give Google my mobile phone number!! ...
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How to check your Gmail spam label for good emails

I'm an old user of Gmail since 2004 and I rarely have checked spam label in search of false positive spam emails. Do you have some strategy/technique to find good emails or you just browse the spam ...
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Having all mail for my domain controlled by a Gmail account

I have exampledomain.com (which I control) and a examplegmail@gmail.com email address. I would like to merge my email, so I just have one account - all inbound mail to exampledomain.com would go to ...
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spam coming from a gmail account, but with known contacts cc'd?

I've started getting spam recently from my wife's gmail account. Obviously senders can easily spoof from addresses, but this is a bit more diconcerting; they obviously know that im on my wife's ...
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How to skip to the first unread conversation in a long list?

OK, so you know when you subscribe to a fairly active mailing list and then don't read it for say, a couple of years? Yeh, I could just mark all as read and get on with my life, but say I like reading....
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Does Gmail use Flash?

I'm curious, sometimes I'm working on Gmail (using Google Chrome), and Flash Player crashes. When this happens my YouTube video tab stop shows the video, and Gmail doesn't stop, but it does show the "...
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How do you add a contact to Gmail from incoming email

If a new person emails me in Gmail and I want to add them to contacts currently my method is: show message details copy contact email contacts/new contact fill out relevant info paste email save ...
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Getting rid of - - at gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to not have the new gmail Signature add “--” before it? How can I get rid of -- at gmail's signature?
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Can Google Calendar still automatically detect events in Gmail?

I seem to recall a few years ago when Google Calendar first came out, that it regularly detected events in your email, and proposed turning them into Calendar items. It would look for words like "when:...
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How secure is sending an email from GMail?

When you send an email from GMail to someone what measures do they have in place to make sure that my email is not read by man in the middle attacks, or other servers that the email is routed through. ...
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Advantage of Google Mail App

What is the point of the google mail app by Google on the Web App Store? by default it opens in a normal tab, has the address bar etc visible and is basically just a big bookmark on the new tab page. ...
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howto never lose old mails

Is there a way to save your Gmail Inbox stuff forever without manually archiving everything? Until now I just use a filter to archive just every mail (filter:"-asdfqewrlqjwzxcvasfjr"). The advantage ...
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How to extract info from the subject line and add to Google Spreadsheet?

I'd like to be able to extract tasks from the subject line of an email in Gmail (using some sort of custom syntax) and then insert the task as a row in a shared Google Spreadsheet. Currently the ...
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gmail captcha is always wrong

I am trying to create an email account on gmail shorter that 20 characters. Besides all the names are already registered, it requires me to enter captcha every other new name and despite I am sure I ...
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Using GMail for domains but have old email address linked to another Gmail account

We just switched email hosts to GMail Apps, but we already have few GMail accounts. Is there any way to transfer these into the Gmail hosting?
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How can I send a HTML message from Gmail?

How can I send a HTML message from Gmail? HTML: <p style="background-color:green; padding: 30px;">Hello</p>
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Blocked list in Gmail?

Is there a way to generate a list of my blocked contacts in Gmail?
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How can I change the name associated with my Gmail Account?

If I go into Settings > Accounts and Import, under Send mail as I see the name associated with my account. I would like to change this. If I click Edit Info, I see that the name is selected and it ...
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My Gmail password has been changed by someone

Yesterday when I tried to access my Gmail account. I was not able to access it. It was showing me that password is wrong even though I haven't changed the password. (Later on I recovered password ...
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Upgrading Gmail from standard to premium

I am the domain licensee but not the administrator. The administrator is currently uncontactable. How do I upgrade from standard to premium Gmail? Google is making it so difficult for customers to ...
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Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received

How can I export a list containing e-mail addresses for everyone that has sent me an e-mail? I have all of the messages archived.
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In GMail, is it possible to reverse “always display images from” decisions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I force images to hide in Gmail? GMail hides images by default, and provides an "always display images from [sender's e-mail address]" link at the top of messages ...
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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 to access Google Apps mail from within personal Gmail account

I have a personal Gmail account which I use for personal mails and a Google Apps mail account by my employer which I use for my professional mails. It want to access my Google Apps mails from my ...
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Is there a way to sign into multiple Gmail accounts with the mobile web interface when multiple sign in is enabled?

I have 2 different Google Apps accounts that are now full Google accounts plus a Gmail account. Because of this, I have multiple signin enabled. Because of this, I can only use 1 of the accounts at ...
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Default attachment in Gmail Compose mail?

I am using one Gmail account for just applying for jobs, is there a way I can attach my resume by default whenever I compose email? I use canned response for cover letter, but I want something like ...
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How to create group aliases in gmail? (Like, all_my_contacts@gmail.com)

It's a standard practice to use different aliases in corporate email based on gmail (like, all@companyname.com or hr@companyname.com). Can I do anything similar in my ordinary gmail account (which ...
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Google Accounts Management : YouTube email migration

Ok, I have two google accounts / mail accounts. One I've been using for years and has almost a GB of mails and lots of stuff connected to it. The second one I just created but has a more desirable ...
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Using formula (i.e. number calculation) in Gmail filter

I've been getting coupon offers from half a dozen of sites. Is it possible to use a formula like "If there is a number that is larger than 60, then remove". This means that all coupons which cost ...
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Unspammed GMail messages not being forwarded

I have a GMail account that forwards email to several accounts. A few important messages were incorrectly marked as spam. When I marked these mails as "Not Spam", they were not forwarded to the ...
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Lost ability to insert inline images in Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can’t get in inline image in gmail In trying to get inline images to work, I've somehow lost the "insert image" icon, and I don't know how to find it again. It's 4:59am,...
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I can't get in inline image in gmail

I've spent hours on more than one occasion trying to get a picture into a gmail message that is inline with the text. Nothing works. There is no "insert image" option under settings/labs. I've been ...
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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 to import all the contents of a folder into a Gmail account?

I have been looking for a solution to this all over, but did not find one that I like. I have an IMAP account with some folder. I want to import all of the contents of this folder into a Gmail ...
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Is there any way to make the “starred” section in gmail's priority inbox show both unread and read messages that are starred?

I'm a big fan of priority inbox, especially since it gives you sections just like the multiple inboxes lab. However, the sections in priority inbox are not as flexible. I've setup my priority inbox ...
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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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Better photo viewer for GMail photo attachments

Surprised that GMail still doesn't have a better built in photo viewer when an email includes photo attachments - especially large ones. Currently, the only option is a small-ish preview below the ...
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Is it possible to forward all Gmail messages to another account *including* spam?

It's simple to set Gmail to forward all incoming mail to another account. However, the spam filtering is done before that takes place, so any messages that Gmail considers spam will end up in the ...
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Google Voice is being sent to gmail's spam

I'm an admin of a group, the permissions got set to the default team setting for the email group google voice was forwarding to. I have since resolved this to allow anyone on the internet email this ...
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GMail: POP3 or email forwarding to get new messages from old GMail account to new GMail account?

Following the instructions here, I transferred most of my email from my old xxx@gmail.com account to a custom domain managed by Google. In my new GMail account, POP3 is setup to pull from my old ...
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Stop new email from POP3 from skipping Gmail Inbox?

Following the instructions here1, I transferred most of my email from my old xxx@gmail.com account to a custom domain managed by Google. Gmail had set up a label for all the email transferred from my ...