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How to auto-forward iPhone notes from Gmail

I'm having trouble forwarding auto-synced iPhone notes in Gmail. When you setup note-sync on your iPhone, it automatically adds all notes created on your iPhone to Gmail, and labels them "notes". How ...
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Safari Extension to restyle Gmail?

I'm looking for something similar to the "Snow Leopard" extension for Reader. Also, I think the MobileMe look would look good on Gmail.
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How to filter messages from people not in my contacts?

Suppose someone sends me an email. If he is not in my contact list, I want his mail will go in a "Stranger" label. How to create filter for this this label?
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How does an app like GMail handle attachments?

If I attach something to a mail which I send to 100 people and then each of them might then forward it again somewhere, how many copies of the attachment are the on the servers? When would a new copy ...
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Which gmail domain names are available?

Am I right, that Google Mails default canonical domain name is: googlemail.com and only that one? Are there any country specific tld used?
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Set Gmail label width

Is there a way to increase the width of the left-side label menu in Gmail? Maybe with the help of some Greasemonkey script?
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Event-driven Email Actions

Is there a way to send event-driven emails. For example, If I don't hear a response in 3 days, send this email Send this e-mail in 3 days (delayed response) Follow up with this e-mail in 5 days (...
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Does Gmail have a problem sending to emails with dashes in them?

Gmail keeps hanging on me sending an email to 'kindle-feedback@amazon.com'. Does Gmail not like dashes in the To: field? EDIT: In this case I finally got it to send when I opened the email to a ...
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How to get contact info from signatures

A colleague showed me how Goggles captures info from a business card. Is there any way I can fill contact info the same way from an email signature?
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How to edit a person's name in the new Gmail chat?

Previously in Gmail chat, I was just able to click on the name of a person to edit his name. Now, the name acts as a link which opens Contacts, where the editing can happen. the old way was faster. ...
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Can I access errors for google apps email routing

I have a domain which is set-up through google apps for your domain (GAYD) There are a couple of accounts on it. The domain has been set to deliver the rest to a third account "catchall@domain". ...
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Click on email addresses to send email in Gmail?

I'd like to rewire Windows' default behavior so that clicking on an email address anywhere (browser, document, etc.) opens in Gmail instead of Outlook. Is that possible? (Windows 7)
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How to implement GTD using Gmail/Gcal/Gtasks?

I'm interested in hearing how people have used Google's tools, in particular Tasks and Calendar, in the context of Getting Things Done or a similar system.
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Changing name when sending mail from same account in Gmail?

let's say my Gmail is js@gmail.com. Sometimes I want to send mail as John, and sometimes as John Smith from the same address. Is there a way to do this without having to change the "Send mail as" ...
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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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Email POP3 forwards from hotmail to gmail takes too long?

Hi I am forwarding email from my hotmail to gmail account. But it takes a lot of time from my hotmail to gmail. Typically its taking at least an hr before it arrives in my gmail when i have received ...
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Using Chrome, how can I remove text advertisments from Gmail

I use AdBlocker as an extension for Google Chrome. It does a very good job on removing commercials, but doesn't remove the text advertisements in Gmail. Is there some way to also remove the text ads ...
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Programatically change subject line and forward mail - Google Apps

Gmail groups email with the same subject line into a conversation view (threaded). I've never had an issue with this functionality until I began using an online fax service (myfax). I can't label / ...
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Can I get Gmail to find contacts in LDAP?

My company directory is in LDAP, but I use Gmail to read my work mail. Can I get Gmail to offer me company contacts by connecting the LDAP to directory to Gmail somehow?
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How to Determine if Gmail Forwarding Rule Worked

I have a user with a Google Apps mail account that forwards every mail received to another email address. I sent him an email that he says he never received. I can see that the email made it into ...
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Reply to all mail under a label or filter in Gmail?

Recently I've helped host a contest, during it several hundred email were sent to our gMail inbox. Sorting through all of these emails to deliver replies individually would take forever, and we ...
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How can I set a Gmail filter that finds email sent “only to me”?

I want to create a filter for all email sent by me only to me. I do that because when I have a note that I want to remember, I send it to myself. I want to label all those notes so I can find them ...
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Unblock/block Google talk users

Is there anyway to block/unblock users on chat via an interface other than Gmail or Gtalk? I can't seem to find any client which does that. (Accessible via the web; not a desktop application.)
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Automating filter rule creation in Gmail?

I get cases where I start getting e-mails from people I am not interested in getting. These are not SPAM, just boring e-mails. In such cases I tend to create the filter rule that makes all the ...
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How are POP3 UIDL's assigned to email messages in Gmail?

I am wondering what will happen if I do the following: Enable POP3 in Gmail for all messages. Download the messages to a POP3 client (e.g. Outlook or another Gmail account). Disable POP3 in Gmail. ...
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How to make To list invisible to the recipients? (in Gmail)

Right now I go with copying all email contacts in BCC and write my own email address in To column ... that's what I could come up after a lot of searching in Google. But, it shows my name in ...
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Can Gmail Notifier be used with a google apps email account?

I would like to install Gmail notifier for my work email, which is not a gmail account, but runs in google apps. I had this set up at a previous job in a similar situation (on OS X) but my first ...
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How can I perform the same action on all results of a label/search in Gmail?

When I search, for example, "something label:somelabel" I get 1000 results paginated by 25 (my settings). 'Select all' selects only the 25 on the current page, I would like to delete all of them (1000)...
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Does using Gmail's “Never send it to Spam” filter mean I can't train their spam filter?

Gmail's Spam filter generates an unacceptable number of false positives for me, and I'm very wary of losing real emails. I don't really want Gmail to delete anything by default, as I don't necessarily ...
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How do you specify 'Importance' for a message when sending to an Exchange/Outlook user from Gmail?

As per the image, Outlook users can specify the importance of an email message when sending to other Outlook users. This might specifically be for Exchange/Outlook users, I am unsure. Using Gmail ...
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Can I specify labels on sent mail in GMail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Label outgoing emails in Gmail when composing the mail I use GMail's labels extensively, and would often like to specify labels on email I'm sending - specifically I have a ...
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Is there a way to keep gmail from inheriting the last search in the Google toolbar?

I don't know if it always did this, but it seems to have started recently. If I type a search in the Google toolbar, then later open up g-mail in the same browser instance, the gmail search box is ...
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How to configure Gmail as the default mail client

I would like my browser to launch Gmail when I click on a mailto link in a website. At the moment I don't have any mail clients configured at all, which results in the following: IE: displays 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 any way to get your Google Apps and standard Gmail accounts into a single inbox?

I have a old gmail account, of me_loads_of_numbers@gmail.com, which I have a significant amount of mail going into. I also have a new Google Apps account, me@mydomain.com , which is obviously ...
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More spam is making it into my gmail inbox - is it due to something I've done?

In the last couple of weeks, I've noticed an increase in the number of spam messages not caught by the gmail spam filter. Before that, I can't remember more than one or two message over the last ...
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Send email to a certain person from a certain address with Gmail

I have both the default Gmail SMTP and my company's SMTP configured in Gmail. My company has asked that I always send emails to them using their SMTP and from address. But for general communication ...
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Create contacts from attached vCard?

Using GMail, is there a way to automatically add contacts from a vCard that has been emailed to me. I know that I can download it to my local system and import it from there, but I'm looking for a ...
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Implementation of Reply-To header in Gmail

Gmail has always ignored the Reply-To header in the e-mail generated by contact forms submitted from my web site. So when I try to reply a message like this: From: webmaster@example.com To: webmaster@...
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Stop Gmail opening “Rich formating” email editor

I have configured gmail to use Plain Text when composing emails, this works as it should when im in gmail. However when clicking a mailto link on a web-page it always opens the Rich formatting editor. ...
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How to use Gmail's “Send Mail As” with another Gmail account through SMTP without “On Behalf Of”?

Related to this question, I want to remove the "On Behalf Of" when I send an email from another Gmail account via the web ui. So, as of now, my email is being shown as From emailA@gmail.com on behalf ...
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Can I disable “mute” in Gmail video chat?

I really like to use the video chat built in to Gmail to let my baby son and my grandma talk to each other. The problem is that he really likes to get up close to the camera and "type" on the keyboard ...
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Is there a way to link E-mails from Google Docs/Spreadsheets?

I'm trying to find a way to link to an e-mail from my Google Spreadsheet. We use our spreadsheet as a way to track bugs, issues, to-dos, and milestone timelines (we've tried other apps, this works ...
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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 ...
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In Gmail, how to a delete an email and view the next email?

Often when I am reading a set of emails, I wish to delete (or archive) the email I am reading and move to the next email in the list (inbox or search result). However, when I press “archive”, etc., ...
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View accurate search results count in Gmail

Is there way to view the search results returned in Gmail to an exact number? Let's say I have a friend, who knows this girl, who won't stop emailing him. He's filing for a restraining order, and he ...
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Creating “groups” in Gmail

How do I make a group contact in Gmail? I want to email everyone in the office and have an "office" group that will email all the people in this group.
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How to disable content type html in Gmail?

I'd like to receive all my emails with content-type text/plain by default while using gmail (no clients), by default gmail uses content-type text/html. Thanks!
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Setting up Gmail to use Markdown to read and send out emails

I've become rather fond of Markdown and think it would be rather well suited to emails. How do I set up Gmail to allow me to format reading and sending emails in Markdown? Is this even possible? If ...
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How do I split conversations in Gmail?

I posted an ad on a website and when people respond, I get an email from post@example.com titled like this: Reply to your "1999 Pontiac Sunfire - As Is" ad on Example.com If two people reply to ...