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3,000 emails from ALL MAIL are in one new label

I have two new emails from someone I've not corresponded with before but will in the future. I just made a new label for that person. I went to settings and created a filter. Theoretically my label ...
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Can I set Gmail “out of office” replies for every week recurring?

I only work Monday through Wednesday. I would like to set it up so when clients email me on these days every week, they get a friendly reminder. How can I do this? It seem I would have to do it ...
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Two contacts in Gmail with the same e-mail address treated as one

A friend is a teacher and regularly writes to her pupils' parents about their children. Thus she has Gmail contacts set up with a record for each child that contains the e-mail address of one of their ...
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Stop Gmail from automatically creating contacts

Gmail really likes to make contacts for me and stick them in my "All Contacts" list. I'd much rather manage my contacts myself and only add people when I want to specifically do so. (Actually, I ...
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Blocking spam in Google Groups for Business

My company is using Google Apps for its email service. We use Google groups for business as shared inboxes for general company enquiries and correspondence, e.g. info@mycompany.com, to which outside ...
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How can I filter messages from Google Calendar? [duplicate]

Google calendar messages (meeting invites and updates, not meeting reminders) have the header mailed-by: calendar-server.bounces.google.com Alas, filtering by ...
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If I close my Gmail account will somebody be able to register my previous mail address?

If I close (is delete an option ?) my Gmail account, will somebody be able to register using my email address and read my mails? I want to close my Gmail account but I don't want anybody to ...
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Can't send email on behalf of delegated email address

I have two Gmail accounts primacy A and secondary B. I have delegated access to my Gmail account B for my account A. So from account A I can see my account B as delegated in the right top corner I ...
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In Gmail can I set up a filter for all messages between a group of people?

I run a choir consisting of a few friends (12 to be precise) and we tend to communicate via mass email to each other. I want to set up a filter in GMail so that it will label all emails to do with ...
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Label outgoing emails in Gmail when composing the mail

I try to label every single conversation that is in my Gmail inbox. For incoming mails this is super straightforward. I just hit L, type the first few letters of my desired label and hit Enter. So far ...
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In Gmail, can I base my “send from” address on a filter/label?

In short: In Gmail, is there a way to let the "send from" address change automatically depending on which label the mail has? In long: I have 4 accounts connected to Gmail. Lets say ...
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Filter messages to one group mailbox and not to a second group mailbox [duplicate]

I am a part of multiple groups in my corporate Gmail account, and would like to filter out all emails from my Inbox that come to group1@gmail.com so that they are marked as read and archived, except ...
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In Gmail, select threads which did not have any activity for a given time

Let's say John sent me an email 10 years ago, we kept answering on the same thread once a year and the last email was sent today. The the thread has emails from 2005,2006,... 2015. If I type ...
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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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Send a copy of outbound messages to another address

Is there a way to have a copy of any message sent from a Gmail account sent to another address? I've got any messages coming to my address copied to another (see this question for one solution, ...
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Way to forward old emails from my Gmail to Outlook? And sync sent emails from outlook to gmail? [closed]

The question really says all about what I want to do, or need help on. I recently signed up for a new outlook account to try out the new outlook preview and I've set up gmail to automatically forward ...
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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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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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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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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 ...