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How to find and delete “other” contacts

How do I find and delete all the "other" contacts show up? I have a boat load of those that no longer exist or are needed.
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Setup a Gmail filter to be applied to messages that do not contain a given text

I really need to setup filter in Gmail but it is not working. Where and how I have to enter the words which will be in the message I want to receive, and if the message do not contain those words to ...
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Spelling username in Gmail [duplicate]

I noticed something strange. Say your name is Uma Thurman and you make a Gmail account as follows: umathurman@gmail.com with password Hunter2 And you make another account: uma.thurman@gmail.com ...
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Is there a way to avoid “+canned.response” in the email address using Gmail's canned response feature

If I set up a filter and send it a canned response, Gmail appends +canned.response to my username in the reply. For example, given the filter "from:foo@example.com to:me@example.com" set up to send a ...
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Gmail treats mails from my domain as spam. Why? How to avoid it?

Whenever I send a mail from myaccount@example.com to a Gmail account, Gmail treats it as spam. I'm talking about the one e-mail I send to a prospect after I've met him (it is surely non-spam mail). ...
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Get mail into Gmail from external server more often than once per hour

Gmail's "check mail using POP3" feature only checks for mail every hour or so for me. I want the mail in my mail server to be forwarded to Gmail every few minutes. What is the best way to set ...
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Sent mail still reflects old email name when I receive a response to message

I changed my account settings to reflect my newly sent mail with my name, and all my outgoing mail reflects this change. However, when people reply to messages, the message is addressed to the old ...
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How do I change the name that appears when sending email in Gmail?

I have a Gmail address and in the main welcome screen, after I log out, it says "Phil Test" which is a name I put in somewhere 'cos I don't want to put my surname in. But when I send email, my ...
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Gmail Signature HTML [duplicate]

How can I include HTML Code in my Gmail signature?
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2answers
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Moving one email from a conversation

How can I move just one email within a conversation (a response from one person within a conversation for example) into a label/folder without moving the entire conversation?
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2answers
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Forward a complete conversation/thread in Gmail?

I have a long chain of 20+ emails in GMail I wish to forward to someone else -- I don't want to forward them individually. How can I do that?
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Gmail: Default “From” Mailing Address in Compose Mail

My personal Gmail account also sends and receives mail through my work address, same set-up as this guy. When composing a NEW email, the default "From" address is my personal account. Is there any way ...
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Exporting contact group in GMail (incorrectly) exports all groups for those contacts

Using the instructions provided by Google (and by other stackexchangers), it is quite easy to export a group of contacts (select the radio button for it during export). However, when I import that ...
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1answer
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Auto-create and auto-apply labels to emails depending on sender's email address

How to auto-create and auto-apply labels to emails depending on the sender email address? Example: Once I receive an email from no-reply@amazon.ca, Gmail will automatically create a new label "amazon....
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2answers
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Will emptying my spam folder in Google Mail contribute to their spam filters?

This is a follow up to Does marking an email as spam in Gmail affect the filter for everyone? In the Gmail web interface, if I go to the spam folder and clear it, this can be interpreted as a ...
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2answers
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Searching Gmail messages while excluding the reply history?

I have a business conversation going on and I'm trying to find a particular message I'm sure was part of it. Let's say it includes the term "widget". But the problem is there were (for example) 3 ...
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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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How to block all Emails addressed to someone else (not 'dot' problem)?

I get spam emails from sources I don't recognize and addressed to emails that aren't even close to mine (not talking about the dot '.' issue that many have discussed in other threads). It gets to my ...
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For some reason Gmail has stopped forwarding my emails as it is set up to do [closed]

Does anyone have a solution? I have it set up properly in my settings. It has been working for over a year.
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Gmail popout window size

The compose popout window and the "In new window" popout for received mail are too small and in the wrong place for me. I would like them bigger. I was expecting the app to remember the last size and ...
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Only display email in `To` field when sending a Gmail message

I often name people in my Gmail account's contact with the "funny" name(s) that remind me of who they are like Smith from Company A, Smith Funny, Smith big head, etc. When sending message in Gmail, ...
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How do I delete all contacts in Google apps permanently?

When you have synced your contacts on your Android phone with Google contacts and decide to withdraw them from Google, how can you permanently delete them? I went to Gmail->Contacts and there I could ...
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In Gmail, how can I create contact group from email recipients?

In Gmail, is there anyway to take an email I have sent and convert all of the people on the bcc line to a contact group? I would have thought this would be a feature but I can't seem to find this ...
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Removing an autofill address from NEW Gmail contacts

I can't figure out how to delete an address from that autofills in Gmail, now that the design of Contacts has changed. (Asking this in the summer of 2015.) The how-to suggestions I've found are all ...
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Sending email to a contact group does not send to all group members

I have many contact groups and use them to send email to many people at once. When I enter the group name in the recipient section of a draft, though, not all contacts from the group are entered, ...
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How long does Gmail keep read but unanswered messages in the Inbox?

How long does Gmail keep read, but unanswered messages in the Inbox?
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“Send As” in Gmail or Google Apps without including original address in headers

I have two domains. The first is long and clunky like TwoLastNamesandaDescriptor.com, while the second is much shorter and easily communicated like nickname.com. Back when I was setting up the ...
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“Gmail” excel preview in draft

Is it possible to see excel preview in Gmail draft? Any settings in Chrome or Gmail settings?
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Website Certification Error when accessing Gmail

I use https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox to access Gmail. Suddenly I get a Website Certification Error when using this URL. What's going on?
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Wildcard search in Gmail

Is wildcard search possible in Gmail?
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1answer
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Block someone 100% from my Gmail [closed]

I recently got into an ugly argument with someone and now I wish to block them and remove them from my Gmail and chats. How can this be done?
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Google Apps via Apple Mail Not Sending

The problem only began within the last couple of weeks (or so I can tell). I use Google Apps for all of my organizations, of which there are several, and I have them all set up in Apple Mail (as well ...
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How do I free up my Gmail's storage? [duplicate]

I've used up 30% of my storage already. With the rate I am going, this might reach the limit soon. I want to free up some of the useless or duplicate stuff (mostly attachments) that I have on my ...
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Upgraded GMail Storage - Not Showing?

I have paid for the upgrade of Gmail to 25GB because my account has reached the 10GB limit. However, it still shows 10GB limit and that I am out of space. In my google account is says I have the 25GB ...
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Adding my free Google Drive storage to my Gmail storage

I am running out of storage in my gmail account. However, I have 5GB of free space on my Google Drive. Is there a way I can store some of my emails (not only their attachments, but the complete email) ...
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Does Gmail, Google Docs & Google Calendar Offline work with Offline Storage in Firefox?

I currently use Google Gears with Gmail and Google Calendar to keep an offline copy of my mail and calendar. I use Firefox 3.6, but I'm looking at upgrading to Firefox 4. I read that HTML5 has ...
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Disable some Gmail shortcut keys

Love Gmail shortcut keys but not all of them. Is it possible to selectively delete some keys? I tried going to Settings > Keyboard Shortcuts and clearing some of the defaults in the Key(s) column ...
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Google extra storage - Buying for more than one year

Is it possible to buy gmail extra storage for more than one year at once?
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Export “to” email addresses from Gmail

I found a similar question here: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received but the difference is that I want "to" addresses, not "from". I have a catch-all email address at my domain. Except ...
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How to filter messages with animated emoji in the subject in Gmail?

I was trawling through my spam folder (which I rarely do, because Gmail rarely has false positives) and I noticed something interesting: Something like over half of the messages have at least one ...
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How to permanently delete Gmail spam?

Can there be a Gmail Gadget App that permanently blocks or deletes spam? Phong mentions the following in his answer to the question How can I auto-delete some spam from Gmail? If cluttering your ...
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Is it possible to mute a Gmail conversation?

Use case: I receive some conversation that after a while are not relevant for me anymore. I would like to somehow mute them so that they don't arrive as new and unread emails in my inbox anymore. ...
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Gmail: automatically respond to email from different email address

I am currently using my Gmail account (say, good.morning@gmail.com) to manage several other non-Gmail email accounts (for example's sake, a@a.com and b@b.com). I have emails forwarded automatically ...
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Cannot send or recieve EMails [closed]

I am receiving this message. Please advise. Technical details of permanent failure: Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the relay ams22.stablehost.com [107.6.169.58]. ...
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How to switch around two linked Gmail accounts?

I have two Gmail accounts: The embarrassing one I set up as a teenager, let's call it myspacerulez9000@gmail.com The serious one I set up as a young adult for job applications etc, let's call it my....
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Why does Google change my From: header to have “via me” in it?

I have a "Google Apps for Domains" account for a customized domain name, call it mydomain.com. I also have a regular @gmail.com Google account where I do most of my emailing. Long ago I setup a "...
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New Gmail Compose - Drag and Drop Attachments, Photos

So Gmail has rolled out their new compose update to my company's Google Apps account. I've found the drag and drop function of Gmail to be really convenient in the past as I'm always attaching PDFs, ...
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Send mail from a Gmail catch all address

I just recently set up Google Apps (Standard) on my domain, and I have a catch-all e-mail address on it that I pull e-mail from locally, so I can easily receive e-mail to anything@example.com. Now I ...
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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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How do I get rid of “On Behalf Of” from my sent Gmail messages?

I have a Google Apps account with 1 primary domain and a secondary alias domain (let's say example.co.uk and example.com). When I send emails from the alias domain, the receiving person sees the ...