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How can I get push email with multiple Gmail accounts?

I have a main (Google Apps Standard Edition) Gmail account which reads mail from 4 different Gmail accounts using POP3. The only problem I have is that it can sometimes take up to one hour before I ...
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Gmail & Google Docs: Paste just the text, not the formatting (Firefox, Safari)

When I use Gmail and Google Docs (With Firefox 3.6.6), I often cut text from another HTML or PDF document. When I paste this text into the document body, Gmail and Google doc will paste the text and ...
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How to Manage Multiple GMail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser?

I have a GMail address with my employer, a personal GMail address, and a GMail address for my personal business. My gf also has a GMail address she uses on the same PC. Currently this requires much ...
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Gmail — Respond from the correct email

Does anyone know how to automatically respond from the email, where i received mail from automatically. Because I forward my work email to my gmail, and i want to respond automatically without ...
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Manage multiple addresses for the same contact in a Gmail contacts group

I use a group in Gmail to spam my friends with an occasional email when I travel on business. Some of my contacts have multiple live email addresses, which I would like in the list. The latest ...
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Can GMail display error messages for SMTP failures?

For one of my configured email accounts in GMail I send mail using my university's SMTP sever. This works fine most of the time. When my university password expired GMail was no longer able to send ...
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Did the receiver open the mail?

With Gmail, is there some way to do that check?
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How can I get a warning if someone try to hack my Gmail account?

Is there a hidden feature in Gmail, that let you know each time someone has tried to login to your account with a wrong password? LogMeIn has this feature. Is there something like that in Google ...
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Is there any way to tell which of my messages have been auto-forwarded?

I'm using Gmail, but I suppose this would be useful in any webmail application. Someone I know got into my Gmail account and set up an auto-forwarding address (Settings -> Forwarding and POP/IMAP ...
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How to use gmail as a repeater

I am trialling "google apps for your domain". I would like to use one address as a repeater for a club. Forwarding only seems to work for 1 address. But it looks like a rule will work. Is it ...
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Why does Gmail keep popping up a div labeled 'Original Text'?

In Chrome, every time I click on something like Select: All, I get a popup div from Gmail that says Original Text: XXX where XXX is the list of options to the right of select. What is this? How ...
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Change Gmail Contact defaults

When I enter information in a Gmail Contact, it defaults the phone number to Mobile. How do I get it to default to Home?
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In Gmail Contacts how do you scroll down a list of contacts that's larger than your vertical space?

In Gmail Contacts, some of my lists are pretty large, so when I choose them the list goes past the page. There isn't a scrollbar in that section, so I don't know how to access the lower part of the ...
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Configure Outlook 2010 to use the Google Sync Exchange server

On Windows Mobile it is possible to configure Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Contacts with the mobile version of Outlook, using the Google Sync service that works like an Exchange server. Now I'm ...
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Gmail automatic list filtering

Is there a way to get Gmail to automatically assign tags to conversations if they come from a mailing list? It would be a start if Gmail could apply say a "Lists" label to all lists, but even better ...
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In GMail how can I view images in long “clipped” messages?

I have a long email come into my GMail, often a newsletter, I click the Display images below link to see all the pictures, I read through it to the bottom, then see this: [Message clipped] View ...
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Can I set an e-mail to send on a timer within Gmail?

It's a business related e-mail, and I want it to get to the person before I wake up in the morning, but I don't want their first impression of me to be that I was awake at 3am sending e-mails. Is ...
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Are there any email platform which allows mass mailing? [closed]

First, let me say this is for legitimate mass mailing. We have web applications which use Gmail SMTP server to send email to users. But, Gmail has some sort of daily message quota restriction (like ...
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Is there a way to prevent Gmail from quoting entire replies?

Is there any way to stop Gmail quoting the entire previous message when I hit reply? I can use the "Quote selected text" labs feature to narrow down when I do want to quote something, but that still ...
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Is there a way to search labels based on stemming in Gmail?

Say I have the label Home/Family/Kids and Home/Family, is there any search expression that can match both of these with a single term? For example, I want to use a search query like ...
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What's the difference between the 'Move to' and 'Apply label' features in Gmail?

I'm confused about the Move to and Labels feature in Gmail. What's the difference between the two? Why does the Move to option not appear sometimes?
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Is there a way to not have the new gmail Signature add “--” before it?

Gmail now supports multiple rich-text signatures. However it prepends "--" before the signature. Is there a way to disable this?
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Does Gmail send quota warnings via email

I manage a domain on Google Apps for a lot of heavy email users who mostly use Outlook and rarely login to the Gmail application. I know there is a quota monitor at the bottom of the page when you ...
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Integrated Gmail redirection to google calendar

When I log into google from google.com, then open gmail, Integrated Gmail 2.5.5 causes the browser to redirect to google calendar. When I log into google calendar first, then go to gmail, the same ...
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Attach multiple files to an email from Google Docs

I want to email two files as attachments to a single email in Gmail without downloading them from Google Docs. When viewing all items in Docs, the "Email as attachment" item is disabled in the Share ...
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Is there a limit to how many items a filter can search for in Gmail?

I've setup gmail to capture all of my newsletter type mail using a single filter: from:(railsstudio OR vistaprint OR shutterfly OR Weaknees OR snapfish OR lobster OR rentals OR vrbo OR "world ...
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Mark as read in Gmail

I'd like to know how I can mark all messages with a certain tag as read, all at once. I have around 2000 unread messages with a certain tag, and I don't want to go through endless pages of "select ...
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Can you keep separate Sent folders in Gmail for each of your custom SMTP servers?

Is there a way to keep separate Sent folders in Gmail for each of your custom SMTP servers? I already use labels to differentiate them by the way, but 2 Sent Mail folders would be ideal.
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Replying from Gmail with custom POP3 settings and auto selecting the associated custom SMTP settings

I setup Gmail to add a POP3 and SMTP server for sending mail. Whenever I get mail to that new address though, and I press on reply it still tries to reply by default by using my @gmail.com address. ...
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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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Is there any where to submit feature requests for Gmail (or other Google apps)?

For example, filters are particularly under-featured at the moment. It'd be great if there was an avenue for people to whine about the things they wanted added, in the hope that Google will decide to ...
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How do I migrate a Gmail account to a Google Apps Account?

I've had a regular Gmail account for years. I recently obtained a personal domain and set up Google Apps on it (the free version). I would like to migrate as much as possible of my existing Gmail ...
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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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Wildcard search in Gmail

Is wildcard search possible in Gmail?
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Overriding filters in gmail

I have a filters set up for a number of mailing lists. If I get an email from any of those, it gets a particular label and skips my inbox. However, when I actually go through this list, I want to be ...
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In Gmail, how can I attach an attachment from one email to another, without saving the attachment first or forwarding the message?

I often need to attach attachments from one email (or multiple ones) to another, without wanting to forward the original message. In a desktop client I would simply click and drag the attachment from ...
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In Gmail, how can I have customized signatures based on the From: address?

In Gmail, I have a number of accounts that I can choose to send from. (Old e-mail address, one used just for gaming, one for my blog, etc.) How can I have a unique signature for each depending on ...
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How to search GMail with negation

The application I maintain sends error emails to me, which contain a build number and a description of the failure. I want to be able to search for specific messages from specific builds but GMail ...
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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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Google Calendar gadget 401 error

I'm using the Google Calendar gadget (from Labs). However, when I try to load up my calendar, nothing appears. Using Firebug, I've noticed that I'm getting 401 Token expired when trying to access ...
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How can I sort emails in Gmail by size?

Google have started to warn me that I am almost out of space in my Gmail account. How can I sort my messages by size to identify any expendable large emails in my account?
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Command line tools to access Gmail? [closed]

Are there some command line tools (or libraries) out there to access a gmail account, e.g. to read unread messages, download messages, etc.?
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Label outgoing emails in Gmail when composing the mail

I try to label every single conversation that is in my Gmail inbox. For incoming mails this is super straightforward. I just hit L, type the first few letters of my desired label and hit Enter. So far ...
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Does Gmail IMAP use a self-signed SSL cert?

I'm trying to set up Gmail using a desktop client, via IMAP. It works, except that my client is complaining about the SSL cert: Issuer: CN=Google Internet Authority,O=Google Inc,C=US ...
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How can I send my emails in Thunderbird to Gmail

I had, a long time ago, a non-free email account. Once I get a gmail account I forget about it, but I still have all the emails stored (in Thunderbird format) I will like to be able to join them with ...
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Blacklisting only a few senders from Gmail's “Forward a copy of incoming mail” feature

I have two Gmail accounts, one trusted and one for "untrusted" websites. 98% of the "untrusted" websites are actually nice, they don't send me any spam, all of the emails they send are actually ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for 'Mark as read' in GMail?

In the new Yahoo! mail I can select multiple checkboxes against my email subjects and press k to perform the action Mark as read. Is there a similar alternative in GMail?
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Can I use Gmail for my email domain?

I use my own domain for email, so that I can use multiple email addresses when shopping online, subscribing, etc. These are all redirected to Gmail. I have created some addresses under that domain ...
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Is there a way to make Gmail check an IMAP email account?

Is there a way or any 3rd party service to make Gmail check an IMAP email account?
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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 ...