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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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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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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 ...
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Should I give Google my phone number?

Gmail is bothering me lately with this message: Hey, this is important: We don't have a password recovery email address or phone number for your account. If you lose access, we may not be able to ...
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How can I send a Windows executable via Gmail?

Gmail seems to prevent the sending of Windows .exe files as attachments. What's the easiest and most reliable way around this?
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Is there a way to search only the “read” emails in Gmail?

Sometimes some mails that I need to search are mostly among those that I have read. Is there a way to perform this search in Gmail?
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What causes the infinite redirect loop when I login to Gmail? How do I fix it?

Of course I can't reproduce it now! However, about 20% of the time I try to login to my Gmail account (because my wife is logged into her), it gets stuck in an infinite redirect loop. I always end up ...
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How can I use a Google Apps nickname with push Gmail on iOS4?

I have a Google Apps for your domain account that I have used for several years. I originally set up this account with a very generic username as a spam protection measure since I knew I could setup ...
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How can I get a list of all people I have sent a given attachment to with gmail?

I wish to create a contact list of all people have I send an attachment to that contains the word “CV”, how do I do this?
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How can I get gmail searching to cope with bad spelling?

When I search for a word in gmail, I wish to find emails that contain mis-spellings of that word, as well as finding email that contain the correct spelling of a mis-spelt search. The google web ...
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How do I print a single email in gmail?

It is easy to print the complete thread, however how do I print a single email message?
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How do I get “sender id” and “domain key” working with my own domain when using Gmail?

I have my own domain that is hosted by 1and1, and my public email address me@lastName.Name is setup to forward to my Gmail email address. I have Gmail setup to use my public address as the "from ...
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How can I import all emails and tagging from one gmail account into another?

It is easy to import the emails using pop etc? However how do I import: All my labels etc My contact list
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How can I change my Gmail address? [duplicate]

How can my wife explain to gmail that her name changed when we got married? There does not seem to be a way to change my wife’s Gmail’s email address to use my surname. Whatever I try her now ...
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How to I safely log on to gmail from an un-trusted PC?

I have just got back from holiday, I was not willing to check my email form the hotel’s “internet café” PC, as I could not think of a way of eliminate the risk that it had a “password logging” worm, ...
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Why doesn't the Gmail “mute” button show up for me?

In Gmail, there's a nice feature where you can "mute" a thread so that new replies on it no longer get marked as new, so that you aren't bothered by them any more. (Supposedly. I've never actually ...
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Is there any way to get rid of the Google News link from an empty GMail inbox?

Is there any way of get rid of the following text from an empty Gmail inbox; "No new mail! There's always Google News if you're looking for something to read."
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How do I create a decent email signature in Gmail?

I've recently signed up for Google Apps because of the email support. I only use the web based gmail client for all my mail. I'd like to have a professional email signature for each email that I send ...
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How can I reorder Gmail filters?

I have more than 20 filters, how can I easily reorder them?
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Gmail read confirmation support

I was wondering if I can get read confirmation from messages sent through Gmail. Conversely, Gmail's behavior concerning confirmations from senders is unclear to me. Does it automatically send read ...
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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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Creating a filter in Gmail that applies more than one label

I've been using Filters for a while in Gmail but have always been wondering if such a feature is available. Is it possible to somehow have a Gmail filter apply more than one label? As you can see ...
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Is there any way to send an email from a Gmail plus address?

I know that I can sign up to a service using user+foo@example.com, the question I have is how can I send an email from this same address?
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How do I change the signature in gmail depending on who the message is to?

For personal messages I just end messages with my name but for business it would be nice to have a signature that had my name and phone number and all that. I know about "canned responses" and I've ...
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How to add an image to my gmail signature?

I know there is a plugin for Firefox but is there any other way to create a signature in gmail that includes an image?
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Can I make Gmail empty my spam folder more regularly?

Gmail empties messages from the Spam folder every 30 days. This used to be fine for me as I was only getting a spam email every couple of days, which didn't particularly build up over time. I'm now ...
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How to paste raw HTML into an email in Gmail?

I would like to send an HTML Newsletter from my Gmail account. I have the raw HTML, but how can I paste it into the editor, so Gmail will recognize it as HTML? Is this even possible?
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Does Gmail deal with contacts email changing?

People change jobs or change email. So we need to update their contact details in Gmail. Does Gmail keep track of the old email addresses behind the scenes? I have always kept the old email addresses ...