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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 ...
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Create filter on Gmail for BCC to myself [duplicate]

I run a startup and we send quite a lot of emails. I've started to BCC these emails that my software sends to myself as an alias. For example layke@example.com might be my main email and I'm now ...
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Automatically apply parent label to sublabel in Gmail

When labeling a message with a nested label the message does not appear in the parent label, which in my opinion would be the power having a label hierarchy. Is there a way to automatically apply the ...
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How to forward a bunch of old Gmail emails?

I tried to create a filter to forward in Gmail and selected the Also apply filter to 37 matching conversations. However, it did not work and the dialog does warn: Learn more Note: old mail ...
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Where can I see the date I created my Gmail account?

Well, it's a long time I'm using my Gmail account. Today, I had a talk with my friends about the date we created our Gmail accounts and we all had some guesses about it. Is there any option in Gmail ...
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Gmail text overlapping when editing

I'm having a strange issue in Gmail. I couldn't edit the text that was already typed. It overlaps the existing text. The cursor itself looks boxy instead of line. It's hard to explain with text, So ...
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How to fix smilies in Gmail showing as “J”

Is there a way to fix smilies in received emails that looks like "J" in Gmail? Other mail clients (such as Outlook) changes ":)" to smile character in Wingdings font that is letter "J". Although, in ...
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Google logins from unknown device/location

A few months ago, I forgot to log out of my google/gmail account from a "friend's" Samsung Galaxy Tablet. I noticed shortly after that, there was a login to my account from a device..a Samsung Galaxy ...
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How to recover Gmail draft

I was working on an important email in Gmail over several days, on both my iPad and computer. When I look for it now, it's not there. I DID NOT DISCARD THE DRAFT. It's not anywhere in Gmail, not in ...
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How can i reduce the CPU usage of Google's Inbox

Even with all my extensions disabled Google Inbox takes 2-5% constantly and 20-40% in spikes every so often. This is also without the tab having focus. Currently I just open Inbox when i need it and ...
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Sign Gmail using GnuPG manually [closed]

Is there a way to send mail through Gmail signed with GnuPG or OpenPGP without using browser extensions? I want to create a cross-platform Python script (or use one if it is already available) to ...
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After removing label, where does email go in Gmail? [duplicate]

I filter an email to a folder and it has label of the folder when viewing it. After I remove the label, I assume it go to Inbox. But I can't find it in Inbox. Where is the email go? I can't find it in ...
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How can I get GMail to make the default address I'm sending an email from be the same as the To address in a reply?

I have two email addresses that I use with GMail, let's call them personal@gmail.com and me@mycompany.com, the latter is integrated with SMTP and POP. When I want to send an email I can choose which ...
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Selective IMAP emails to gmail. How? [closed]

I wish to select my new business emails (approx. fifteen) from my personal webmail account at BT Yahoo (with 9,000 emails) and transfer them to my new work gmail account without using forwarding. My ...
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How do I to set Gmail as default email program in Windows 10?

I use Gmail as my default email client. What do I have to do to have mailto:x@y.com open Gmail instead of opening the standard Windows email program?
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Google Sheets/Forms/Script: How to send an email then replace “@” with “#”

I am trying to create a script where the user gets an email (column 1) with the body being column 2. However, after that, I want to replace the "@" in the email with a "#" so that they do not get the ...
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Getting bogus recovery phone number changed emails at my recovery email for accounts that aren't mine

Recently I've been getting a lot of emails sent to my backup email address alerting me that the recovery phone number for my Gmail account has changed, but the account referenced in the email is not ...
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Gmail blocking Gmail?

So I've created a new Gmail account because the name of the last one isn't exactly very professional. Anyway, I'm trying to have all my emails on the original address added to my current one but when ...
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Gmail search filter “from: contacts” possible?

In Gmail we can filter our search term to a single contact (John Smith) by using the filter search-term from: johnsmith@gmail.com. Is there anyway to change the search filter to all my contacts ...
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How to change Gmail address without having to tell people the new one?

Are there any way to change Gmail address without having to tell people the new one? It's so hard to notify everyone of the new email. I don't know whom I should tell about it. I wish there was some ...
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What does Gmail's “important according to our magic sauce” mean? [closed]

Gmail will sometimes mark some emails as: Important according to our magic sauce. How does this work? What kind of emails would get marked as "important according to our magic sauce"? What ...
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Send .exe (etc.) file via GMail *without* needing special actions by the recipient

I read through this: How can I send a Windows executable via Gmail? (and similar questions here and on SO), but all of the answers I came across rely on the e-mail recipient doing something special ...
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Undo “Report Spam” in Gmail?

I have unintentionally "Report Spam"ed an email that I meant only to archive from a frequent legitimate contact. Are there spam rule controls somewhere in Gmail that I can reverse the effect of my ...
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How can I only search the Primary inbox in Gmail?

With the new Gmail inbox, I've gotten into the habit of ignoring everything that's not in the Primary inbox. I don't care about anything that's in any of the other inboxes (inboxen?). When I search ...
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Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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Gmail emailing the overlapping group

I have a few groups created in Google Contacts. For example, one group is by location, such as "NYC," another group is by association, such as "friends". I want to email the people in these 2 groups ...
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Gmail autosuggests contact's Google+ name, not manually entered name/nickname

A professional contact I know has a Google+ profile which must be for personal use. The name listed must be one he uses non-professionally. However, he goes by a different name professionally (it's ...
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Deleted all mail and folders as well as trash

I was on my iPhone 6s in my gmail app and somehow deleted my all mail folder. This deleted all of my folders, inbox,sent, and drafts along wit my trash and junk mail. It wiped everything clean. I ...
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“Mute” alternative for conversations that aren't in the inbox

How can I both: Keep mailing lists out of my inbox (to read separately later) Selectively hide mailing list conversations (including their future messages) I've tried using a filter for mailing ...
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Put a link to a network share in a Gmail message

We use Google Apps for Education (Gmail) here for our corporate e-mail system. I have a resource available on a network share that I want to distribute to certain faculty and staff. I do not want to ...
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Can you add more than 4 Gmail priority inbox sections?

I'm interested in setting up my priority inbox with 5-6 sections, but Gmail settings limit you to 4. I've found this alleged settings hack to add additional priority inbox sections; however, I cannot ...
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Does Gmail use Flash?

I'm curious, sometimes I'm working on Gmail (using Google Chrome), and Flash Player crashes. When this happens my YouTube video tab stop shows the video, and Gmail doesn't stop, but it does show the ...
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Auto delete spam email from a domain in Gmail

I want to auto delete email from the spam folder if they are from a particular domain, is it possible? For example, if an email message is marked as SPAM and it is from example.com, don't keep it in ...
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Discarding spam mail faster in Gmail [duplicate]

Sometimes I like to browse my spam folder, to make sure I'm not passing by something that is important. The problem is that there is so much spam that is even hard browse through it. I notice some ...
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How to remove “RE” in subject when you answering via web Gmail

How to remove auto additional "RE" in subject when you are answering via web Gmail?
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Disable Gmail “muting” feature to prevent accidental muting

Is there a way to disable muting in Gmail altogether? I recently muted a conversation by accident and thus didn't see replies to it, so I went back and found others via ...
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How to remove hidden Google contacts

How can I remove people from the seemingly hidden contacts list Google keeps for me? For instance Google Play keeps showing me suggestions and reviews of apps from a person who is not in my contacts ...
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How can I delete the search history in Gmail?

Gmail keeps suggesting searches I used years ago and I want to remove them, but there isn't an option or it isn't in an obvious place. Can I delete the Gmail internal search history?
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How to mark all e-mails as read in Gmail?

I was checking my email on my phone, and for some reason it glitched out and marked every single of my thousand emails unread. Is there any way I can mark all emails as read as once instead of doing ...
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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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cleared gmail password by mistake [duplicate]

i cant log into my gmail account I was trying to clear the cookies and I think I touched the wrong button now I cant access my account I am desperate to recover it quickly
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How to select all emails that are NOT important AND NOT starred?

In Gmail, how do you select all emails that are not important and not starred?
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How do I recover my Google account (or Gmail) password or username?

I have forgotten the password or username for my Google account, or I'm unable to access my account for other reasons. How can I recover my account? (This Q&A is meant as a general description ...
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As an Google App admin, can I track Google Takeout usage?

If my users are using Google Takeout, should I get an email alert with notification that xyz user has used Google Takeout and downloaded their data. I do not want to restrict, but just monitor, being ...
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Re-enable Google Drive results for Gmail searches in Google Apps for Business

Google Drive documents results used to be shown below Gmail search results. That option was a labs enabled tool where when you searched Gmail you would see matching Google Drive documents below the ...
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Search Gmail for emails without any CC recipients

I have an email address that should not receive email directly, and want to set up an auto-responder if an email is received without a CC included. Essentially, a search for: to:me@email.com ...
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How to allow Gmail to receive ZIP files

I want to send a zipped file to someone with a Gmail account, but it doesn't arrive. I get a Delivery Status Notification (Failure). So how can you configure Gmail to receive zip files? PS the file ...
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Changed Google Page ownership, now can't log into email

I had a Google Plus business page where and I changed the ownership of the account to a new manager. The Google Plus page had an associated email account that could be logged into just like any other ...