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Forgot passwords due to water damage [duplicate]

I just replaced my phone from water damage and forgot my Gmail and Facebook passwords. How do I retrieve them?
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How can I purposely send a message that will be marked as spam in Gmail?

I'm trying to test out forwarding, filters, and spam. I want to see how a spam message will be affected by my current configuration. I want to send myself a message that will show up as spam in my ...
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Google keeps old and deleted contacts list?

I have used Gmail for many years, and during this time I have deleted a lot of email messages and contacts. I discovered that when I use some services (for example, DropBox) to invite my friends by ...
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Gmail: Disable automatic pulling of new messages?

I am using my Gmail address for all my email communication. I am using the web interface as well as the iOS application. I'm wondering if there's a way to stop Gmail from automatically pulling ...
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Remove extra space to the right in Gmail

I have extra white space to the right on Gmail when I use the vertical split. It's where the "people" widget used to be, but I don't want the widget nor the space. I just want the email to use up all ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?
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Removing contact from Google chat function

I would like to remove a person from my Gmail chat list and make it so she cannot contact me. She does not appear on my contact list. When hovering over her name on the hangout section it only shows ...
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Upload emails to Gmail account from the Google Takeout generated .mbox file

In the past I've downloaded my emails from a Gmail account using Google Takeout. This gave me a .mbox archive. Is there a way I can upload this into a another Gmail account?
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Annoying translation popups on hovering English text! How to get rid of them?

Since very recently I start getting popups when hovering English text showing me "Original text" as if it was translated. However, the original was in English, so this makes no sense! What is worse, ...
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How to find the oldest email in Gmail

Just what the title says, how do I find the oldest email in Gmail? I know ho to find the oldest email from a specific person, but I’m interested in finding the oldest email, regardless of the sender ...
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My WordPress blog address is shown to all my Gmail contacts: how to prevent?

My friend found my WordPress blog by importing his Gmail contacts into his WordPress blog. And I was in his contacts. Thus, WordPress shares my blog address automatically with all my Gmail contacts. ...
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How to mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels

How can I mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels in Gmail? I have a label, say Projects, with several sub-projects, like ProjectA ProjectB, ProjectC underneath it. Is ...
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Is it possible to reset sign-in cookies for all Gmail users in Google Admin?

This can be done for individual users, but I would like to be able to force a weekly sign-in reset for all Gmail users in my org.
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Is there a way to have alias addresses in Google Apps Gmail?

I want to be able to have email addresses for people @example.com that do not have Google accounts under our domain. I want to be able to forward someone@example.com to ...
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Forward Gmail via Filter to 3rd Party Email Address

I'd like to be able to forward specific emails (identified via a Filter) to my TripIt account for points tracking. It seems as if the only way to auto-forward in Gmail is if you own the email address ...
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How to remove multiple Gmail labels

I have imported old emails from Outlook backups in my Gmail account and I ended up with 1000+ labels in my system. Is there an easy massive way to remove them and keep only ~10 my usual ones?
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How can I setup Gmail to send me an SMS when I receive an email that matches a certain string? [duplicate]

Is there a way to send a (sms) text to myself when I receive a new Gmail message and the subject contains a certain string? Is there a feature in Gmail itself, a third party service, or an addon that ...
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How to have emails matching a specific gmail filter sent as SMS to a mobile device?

So in some cases I receive an email that I would like to know about immediately. Regardless of whether or not my phone has email abilities, SMS messages coming to my mobile are much more in your ...
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How do I remove the notification “You have granted access to your account to xxxxxxxx@gmail.com”?

I have a primary GMail mail account (e.g.; Private@gmail.com) which I use to communicate with my close friends and family members, to which my Youtube account with a lot of personal and ideological ...
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How can I auto-delete some spam from Gmail?

I really like GMail's spam filters. However, they occasionally catch not-spam so I like to quickly scan the contents of spam folder every so often, marking "not spam" to the few messages that aren't ...
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Google apps gmail missing import from other email service

My instance of Google apps gmail is missing import from other email service as shown in the screenshot below: I was expecting what I get below with normal/personal gmail Any clue?
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I think my Gmail has been hacked!

I think my Gmail has been hacked. I tried logging in but it wouldn't accept my password so I thought I had probably changed it before and can't remember it so I decided to change it and it asked me to ...
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How can I delete the multiple draft mails in Gmail (that I have selected via checkboxes)?

I can use the checkbox to select multiple messages, but how can I delete them all in one go? I've tried every option I can see to no avail.
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Create Google Calendar event from Gmail and add attachment from Email

Gmail provides the menu entry to create a Google Calendar event from an email conversation. However, this does not automatically attach any attachments found in the email conversation to the calendar ...
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How can I print the entire email message without Google chopping off some of the text?

How can I print the entire email message without Google chopping off some of the text? Usually less than all of the text is available for printing.
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How do you insert an Excel sheet as part of a new mail message?

How do you insert an Excel sheet as part of a new mail message? I tried inserting a MS Excel document directly / via a Microsoft document. But when I copied into a new Gmail message, the formatting ...
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Why does Gmail not find email addresses that I've emailed before?

I'm trying to send an email to an address that I've sent to several times before, but Gmail does not autocomplete it. Is this expected behaviour? Must I add that address as a contact before Gmail can ...
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Gmail to Gmail Email Security

Consider an email sent from <some_user>@gmail.com to <some_other_user>@gmail.com. Aside from the HTTPS encryption that each user has with the server, I presume emails have to be stored and ...
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How to sign in to YouTube and Google with different accounts?

One of my accounts got cancelled and I can't sign in to YouTube because it redirects me to the cancelled account page. Also I can't use the YouTube email as my main account. Is it possible to use one ...
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New “View Order” button in Google Mail

Just checked my email after making an order at Amazon.com and saw a small "View Order" button in the subject line. I tried to look up whether this is a new feature or not but couldn't find anything. ...
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gmail auto response to all people included on original email (to, cc and bcc)

I need to use an auto response to emails that are sent from few email addresses or that contain a specific topic. I'm able to auto respond only to the sender of such emails using canned responses and ...
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in Google Gmail 2015 - how to edit Subject line in mail? [duplicate]

There doesn't seem to be a way to edit the subject line in received mail. I've tried forwarding it to myself, or reply, but neither has a drop down menu I can find that allows me to edit the subject. ...
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Gmail Filter: my email is on cc vs to list

How can I create these two filters in Gmail? Filter 1: I am on the To: list -> apply label 1 Filter 2: I am on the cc: list -> skip inbox, apply label 2
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Is Twitter sneaking through my Gmail contacts?

For some reason I keep getting emails from Twitter: twitter_username, we found some people you may know on Twitter All the suggested people are coming my Gmail contacts. The email registered in ...
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Opening Gmail compose with normal signature included from mailto links

Is there any way to get the Gmail compose window to open with my usual signature when opening mailto: links. Currently the Gmail compose window does open when I click mailto: links, but the email does ...
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How to stay logged in to Gmail after shutdown?

If I'm logged in to Gmail, and then I shut down my computer — the next time I turn it on, I obviously get logged out. How could I keep myself logged in even after shutdown? (I'm using Chrome, ...
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When people try to respond to my Gmail messages, I don't get their messages because it automatically goes to a wrong address

When people respond to my emails they incorrectly go to another address and not my correct address which is robinlindley@gmail.com. I am not receiving responses to the messages I send on Gmail. Please ...
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Making Gmail filter out spam based on spamassassin headers

I have an email account that forwards mail to my Gmail account. It looks like that Gmail is less strict to the emails that are forwarded to it compared to those that come to Gmail directly. It means ...
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How to stop Gmail's “Add your mobile phone to your account”?

Gmail prompts Add your mobile phone to your account .Without a phone number, you could lose all access to your account if you forget your password or if your account is hijacked. Adding a phone ...
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How to change maximum size of Google Group file attachments?

I looked for this over the net and on support.google.com but found nothing. I've got a Google group and if I send a mail with a size more than 8MB I'll receive a failure message due to max size ...
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How to remove Google+ Circles contacts in Gmail contacts?

I see that in my Gmail contacts there are duplicated contacts that come from Google+ as below snapshot. I really don't want those contacts appear in my Gmail. How can I get rid of it?
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Gmail does not accept certificate for my other POP3-mailserver

I have a VPS where some of the users have used their Gmail accounts to check the mail (using Gmail's "other POP3 accounts I own"-feature). However, we forgot to renew the SSL certificate in time, but ...
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Setting up a custom filter on Gmail / sync desktop contacts with Google contacts

We have an awful lot of our incoming emails in Gmail going into junk. Can I set up a filter that will say: if I have previously sent emails to a person then never mark it as spam? I'm aware that if ...
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Forcing a download of a .sys file from gmail sent items

I emailed myself a settings file for my backup application so that if I lost my computer I would have all I need to restore files. Unfortunately this is a .sys file and was blocked by gmail. I ...
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Gmail and IMAP - how do the [imap]/Drafts, [imap]/Sent and [imap]/Trash folders work?

When you enable IMAP access in Gmail the [imap]/Drafts, [imap]/Sent and [imap]/Trash labels are created. How do these labels function given that each IMAP client can potentially implement their local ...
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Gmail-compatible WYSIWYG<->Raw HTML editor

I've been typing out some particularly richly-formatted emails in Gmail recently, and the bugs in Chrome's contentEditible=true rich-text-formatting heuristics are really starting to drive me to ...
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How do I stop most emails send var my domain being marked as spam by gmail?

I have a domain for my family hosted with 1and1.co.uk, it is setup to forward our email address to different gmail accounts. E.g. x@example.com forwards to me@gmail.com and y@exmple.com forwards to ...
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Gmail email forwarding

I'm using my Gmail account temporarily while I switch ISPs. I regularly use Eudora as my e-mail client. I will have close to 400 e-mails which I will need to forward to my Eudora client when my ISP ...
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Gmail: How can I display incoming e-mail addresses (in my searches)?

I checked the first four search result pages on webapps and Google, but I didn't find an answer to my question and issue, which is also discussed on the Google Help forums by other people. My issue ...
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How could I recover my Gmail account [duplicate]

I have lost my phone number and I cannot access my recovery email and when I try to call Google Support my call gets rejected instantly, I've tries the US/UK as well as my country number and this ...