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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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Are there any third party tools to help organise my gmail filters [closed]

I've been using gmail for a long time and have a lot of filters - so many I'm no longer sure what they all do. I understand that they can be exported, but would like to know if there is there anything ...
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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 ...
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Does Gmail support image maps?

I'm trying to send an image map in an email using Gmail. Is this possible?
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Gmail Google Chat hard to copy text from chat window

Using Google Chat in Gmail it is impossible to select all the text in the conversation. I often want to quickly copy the text from one conversation and email it or im it to another contact. The ...
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Can I bounce messages (not forward, but a true bounce) in Gmail?

Prima facie this is impossible. But perhaps someone has some kind of hack to do it. This is one of the last things holding me back from switching to Gmail from Pine. To be clear, bouncing a message ...
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How can I increase the frequency Gmail checks other accounts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I control how often Gmail polls POP3 accounts for incoming mail? I have a Gmail account which is accessing several other Gmail accounts using POP3 access. For some ...
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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?