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Change Gmail date format to ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd)

Is there any way to change Gmail date format to ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd)? Instead of :
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Using Google Apps to handle customized after hours auto responses to support based email inbox

THE SETUP: Our company has a primary support email that all of our clients use to generate helpdesk tickets. It is a google apps inbox using helpdesk@%our primary domain% Our ticketing support auto ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to insert image from URL?

Is it possible to create a Gmail keyboard shortcut to insert an image from a URL? Currently, it seems like doing so requires four steps: Mouse over the paperclip icon for "Attach files" Click on ...
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How to disable Yesware in Gmail?

I've recently become aware of a snoopy little Chrome extension called Yesware. Yesware brands itself as an email productivity service for salespeople. It enables those who use it to know when, where, ...
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Reduce Outlook to Gmail syncing latency

At work, we use a Microsoft Exchange-based email service for our professional addresses. But I hate both the Outlook app and Outlook.com interfaces. So I configured my Gmail account as an email ...
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How do I delete all my mail in Gmail for a mailbox I have disconnected?

So I deleted my Gmail service from my Google account from https://myaccount.google.com Now my Google Account is linked only to a different email address I use. However, in my Google Drive service, ...
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Can you create rules in Gmail?

In MS Outlook, you can create rules so different kinds of mail can go in different folders. Can you do the same thing in Gmail, so all your emails from a list go in a specific subfolder instead of ...
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Gmail places sent mail in my inbox (Treat as an alias?)

Despite the very nice post http://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/25531/24693 it seems that I still don't understand Gmail's "Treat as an alias" option (the main thing I took away from that post was that ...
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Gmail inbox: older emails first

Gmail puts the newer emails first as follows: anita@openmailbox.com | Dogs issue | 19:40 pepito@hotmail.com | Important facts from Jupiter | 14:03 juanito@gmail.com | You coming? | 09:25 ...
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How to group chat contacts in Gmail side chat list?

I have quite a lot contacts whom I chat with. I already installed lab in Gmail which puts the chat list to the right side to have more space. Now I'd like to group the contacts in the online list in ...
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How to mark as read all mail in Gmail

I have hundreds of unread emails in my Gmail account and I want to mark them all as read. How can I do that?
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Creating a document (e.g,, MS Word) attachment in Gmail from a spreadsheet script

I've created a document file in the spreadsheet script. What I want to do is, from the script, create an email message with the document file (NOT a PDF) as a Gmail attachment. I spent about 2 days ...
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SMTP Settings for Gmail in DokuWiki?

I'm trying to setup a dokuwiki in Vagrant for demonstration purposes, and I'd like the people testing it out to be able to register and receive a verification email. I've installed the ...
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How to delete a range of emails in Gmail

I want to delete a date range of emails (from jan 2011-sept 2011). I do NOT want to delete all my emails, and I would rather not have to do it page by page. (100 conversations at a time) Is this ...
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How do I restore my entire Trash can to Inbox in Gmail, not just one page at a time?

Gmail erroneously moved all 16,000 of my messages in all folders to Trash. Now I have to restore them, at least to my Inbox, if nothing else, where most messages resided. However, I can only select ...
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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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Send urgent mail in Gmail

Is it possible to set the "urgent" flag in Gmail for outgoing mail? I'd like to be able to flag time-sensitive emails as such.
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Remove the Chat box from the left pane on Gmail

I don't ever use the chat feature of Gmail. Is there a way to get rid of the chat box on the left side? I can minimize it, but it still shows my name and the "Search, add, or invite" textbox. I can ...
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Gmail -post-hacking restoring incoming email to inbox instead of trash

I use Gmail for my office. My account was hacked. (Two days ago I received an email from an otherwise trusted source stating that he had files in Dropbox to share. I bit. No files. Dumbdedumbdumb.) ...
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Google Drive temporary account for school group projects [closed]

I have an existing Google gmail account. I have created a Google Drive account using a new gmail account for a school group project and shared this Drive account to members of the group. I don't like ...
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Google account sign-in requires a phone number to continue

When I sign in a new Google Account, this message shows: We've detected unusual activity on the account you're trying to access. To continue, please follow the instructions below. Provide a ...
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Gmail logout/login error [closed]

I am trying to log into my own Gmail account. However, I cannot logout of my daughter's account. Every time I put my own email address in it returns "wrong address". How do I log in as a different ...
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Strange ''sign in attempt prevented'' messages on Gmail

These messages from no-reply@accounts.google.com say something like this: Hi (my name), Someone just tried to sign in to your account (my Gmail)from an app that doesn't meet modern security ...
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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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Why would the circle next to username turn orange right after logging on to Gmail chat?

My friend just got onto Gmail and the circle next to their name turned orange not green, yet they just got on and in the past it always turned green first. Is this a flaw or some sort of maneuver?
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Can I prevent Chat/Hangouts window from loading in Gmail?

When I'm on slow connection/slow browser, loading of Chat/Hangouts window in Gmail slows down opening of Gmail window a lot. Is there a way to configure Gmail so that this window doesn't even start ...
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What exactly happens when you “Archive” messages in GMail? [duplicate]

Gmail has "Archive" button for messages. What exactly is the effect of "archiving"? Is it the same as deleting?
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Add Gmail (meetup) event to Google Calendar

When I get an event (e.g, from meetup.com) email in my Gmail, I have to copy and paste it bit by bit to change it into a Google Calendar entry. Is there an easy way (open calendar format) to move ...
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How to use a specific reply-to address in Gmail based on sender

I have a single Gmail account where I forward multiple other accounts into. This way I get a unified inbox. I also have those other accounts set up so that I can send from each address. The last ...
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What “Send without sharing” feature do in Gmail when sending attached file from Google Drive?

In Gmail, when sending a message with attachment from Google Drive, there are three options: Share & send Cancel Send without sharing If I choose the "Send without sharing" option, will the ...
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Paste a webpage in Gmail body

How do I send an HTML page in Gmail? I want to send the HTML page in Gmail to somebody. I tried to copy the HTML code and pasted in the email’s body, but it doesn't work.
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To set group email in Google apps for sending as “TO” instead as “ADD or CC”

How can I use "TO" to sent email in group email? I can only see an option as "ADD and CC" in a group email.
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Manage Google Apps Gmail Signatures in centralized location

We're using Google Apps for our domain with Gmail. We'd like to set the signatures for each user and rather they not change it. We're currently using Wisestamp for signatures and have a password on ...
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How do Gmail, FB, etc. create web notifications while they're not open?

I get notifications from Gmail and Facebook while they're not open. I don't have their apps installed either. How are they sending me notifications? I'm guessing they're creating a background service ...
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How to filter messages whose subject start and end with emojis (goomojis)? [duplicate]

In Gmail, I get a lot of spam whose subject starts and ends with emojis. How do I catch these messages with a filter as to skip spam and automatically delete them? They always start and end with the ...
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Keep getting spam which have the same “mailed-by” field. Marking spam doesn't work. Can’t create filter based on this. How to mark these as spam?

I keep getting messages with different From but the same mailed-by field. I need to mark these messages as spam, but simply doing so doesn't work. Creating filters searches for From values only, so ...
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Gmail Priority Inbox - Can I add more than 5 sections (using inspect hack) properly?

I like the feature of Gmail Priority Inbox that allows you to divide your priority inbox into sections. I like it so much, I want a section for all my standard labels. I have about 7. Gmail only ...
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How to Change “me” in Gmail

In Gmail, my email address is replaced by "me" in emails and chats, etc. Is there a way to replace this "me" by anything else, such as the actual name of the person? Sometimes "me" is not actually ...
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Any way to see mail sent by other user through shared address?

My wife and I have a "shared" email address, like thesmiths@example.com which we both use from Gmail when we both want to get replies or for signing up for certain websites. When an email is received ...
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How does Gmail decide to thread email messages?

Sometimes I'll notice false positives (includes an email that isn't part of the thread) and false negatives (misses an email that should have been part of the thread). How does Gmail decide which ...
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Gmail “Send From” Auto Selector [duplicate]

I have 2 email addresses managed from my Gmail inbox: my personal one (me@gmail.com) and my work email (me@company.com). The default "From:" address is my gmail account. What is good: When ...
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How do I configure Gmail so “Remove Formatting” reverts to the settings specified in “Default Text Style”?

In Gmail, I have Verdana specified in the "Default Text Style" setting. When I click remove formatting, it reverts to Sans Serif. What I'd like it to do is just remove the bold or font-size that came ...
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My login to the iPhone Gmail app does not show up under 'apps connected to your account'

I'm logged into my Gmail account on my iPhone via the Gmail app. For some reason, the iPhone does not show up in the 'apps connected to your account' section of the My Account page when I check my ...
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Gmail displaying informational card at bottom of emails based on website mentioned in email

Gmail detected the website URL asp.net in an email and displayed the informational card seen here. Any ideas how to control this displaying or not displaying automatically?
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Can Gmail be configured to display ALL labels on the right pane?

By default, I get about 12 labels displayed. If I hover the mouse over the lower part of the pane, the labels unfold and all additional labels are revealed. I'd like to know if it's possible to have ...
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Additional sections in priority inbox?

I have been able to customize the categories in priority inbox like it details here. I thought I saw somewhere a hack to create more than the default 4 sections within priority inbox. I cannot find it ...
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How do I setup Gmail priority labels with intricate filters?

I have a filter for important, unread and starred. Every time I try to change my Gmail priority inbox to the that label, it changes to: "All Everything Else." It doesn't matter if I try inbox #1, 2 or ...
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Change Google Apps account

I use Google Apps a long time. Recently I created a domain and set up the Google Apps, but he is no longer free. I found that in some ancient accounts, I have to add new e-mail accounts, including ...
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Italicised text shown as * after an email roundtrip

I often send an email using Gmail to someone (say A) who does not use Gmail. Often, I use Gmail's formatting buttons to make some text italicised. Often A's reply includes parts of my message. In ...
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Problems unlocking Google account due to incorrect phone number

I created a new Gmail account. When I tried to log in for the first time, it gave a message saying "Enter verification code sent to your mobile number". I then saw that I entered my cell number ...