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Can gmail's archive feature save storage?

If we archive a mail in gmail, is storage saved? I mean, is the file compressed well? Gmail can search in archived mail. If it was really compressed, the searching was very hard job. But they can. ...
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Single button for Gmail to “not spam” and “archive”

I find I get quite a lot of legitimate mailing list emails in my spam folder. Usually, by the time I've opened them and determined that they aren't spam, I'm done with them. I like to mark them as ...
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How to create filter to archive smart label messages?

I accidentally deleted the filters for auto-archiving (skip the inbox) messages that go into my smart label (promotions, social, etc.) folders. How can I re-enable/re-create these filters so that my ...
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Missing Gmail archive button

There is no archive button when I open Gmail. How can I create an archive and move old emails? I tried moving old emails to an archive using the in: and before: but the archive either was not ...
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How to remove the archiving in Gmail

Is there a way to get rid of archiving in Gmail? I don't want or need it.
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How to retrieve the “Inbox” label in Gmail

After accidentally archiving all my mails, I have lost the “Inbox” label; how do I retrieve it?
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Put together several messages into one conversation in Gmail

I think Gmail is the first webmail provider that features the Conversation -- having only one mailbox entry for messages in the same thread. Neat. However, a downside to this is that when you edit ...
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How do you deal with a stacked message separately in Gmail

In Gmail, when I get a second (or more) message in from the same sender, they stack. Some of these I want to keep one message, and archive the others. Also I need to label them differently ...
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Gmail archived emails

I have tried the all mail option but my emails are not there. I have lost very important messages thinking I was putting them in a safe place but not. How can I recover the messages?
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Can't access my previous Gmail account due to lost password [duplicate]

Gmail wouldn't take my password, but told me to open a new Gmail account which l did. Later l realized l hadn't got my emails and contact addresses from my old Gmail account. I have looked all over to ...
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Themes disappeared from Google Apps Mail

I've just moved my domain to Google Apps and it's all working properly apart from one thing: Themes in Mail. The standard template is so dull that I really do miss my themes. I had them working for ...
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Is it possible to have Gmail display messages in alternating colors?

Is there a theme or a workaround available to display e-mails in my inbox in alternating colors (e.g. odd and even lines differ in coloring)?
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Random GMail background image

I'm getting a little tired of the same old GMail themes from "random". GMail lets you use your own background image by giving it a url. Is is possible to give it a url that changes every once in a ...
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Downloading Gmail associated with a label

I just finished a project and would like to download (to my local hard drive) copies of all of my emails in Gmail associated with this project. These emails have already been applied with a common ...
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Temporarily accessing gmail via http instead of https

I'm usually accessing gmail via https. Certain wifi providers (at airports for example) forbid https connections, but allow http. Is there a quick way to force gmail to use http? (http://gmail.com ...
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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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Disable Gmail delete confirmation

When I delete email from my sent items, or any other view, Gmail asks for my confirmation to delete mail. Is there any way to I can turn this confirmation off? Any browser add-on (Greasemonkey ...
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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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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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How to retrieve disabled Gmail account? [duplicate]

I want to retrieve my Gmail account. I used it 2 year before, 2 year before some security problem happened suddenly Gmail account blocked, I can't use Gmail account up-to now. I tried to create same ...
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Why is this mail in Gmail skipping my inbox?

I added a filter to an incoming email and it said "Apply to 79 other messages". I didn't see where these other messages existed. After applying the label, I now see these messages in that label. I am ...
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Can I have a custom button in Gmail UI so current message will be autoreplied with canned response and archived then next one displayed?

I keep receiving hundreds of emails which I usually reply with the same Canned Response. It takes dosen of clicks per each email. Can I have a custom button in Gmail UI so current message will be ...
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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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Google Docs invitation to edit on my Outlook email address

I have got an invitation to edit a Google doc on my outlook.com email address, but every time I click on the link, I get the message “You need permission”. I am signed in to my Gmail account as well ...
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In Gmail, what is the safest way to download, save & print all emails with a given label?

Attempting to securely download all the emails with a given label in Gmail, save them to a single file, and print that file.
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Add existing Gmail account to an existing Google account

I have created a Google account using a Microsoft email, Hotmail in particular. Let's say that this account is google_account@hotmail.com. I also have a separate Gmail account, let's say it's ...
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How can I edit SmartLabel filters in Gmail?

I'm using the Gmail labs feature which adds SmartLabels such as "Promotion" and "Social Update" to relevant emails. I would like all SmartLabel emails archived/inbox skipped and all given a label ...
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Reorder labels order in Gmail [duplicate]

Is there a way to reorder labels in Gmail? There is one specific label I need to access more than the others and I would like it at the top. I'm using Airmail 2 as my local IMAP client connected to ...
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How to auto change “reply from” in Gmail depends on “send to” email?

In Chrome in Gmail I have two accounts - for work and for home. Usually from work account I send mails to work@gmail.com, and from home account I send mails to home@gmail.com For the moment every ...
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Automating Predictable Received Gmail Attachments

BACKGROUND: I work in a small construction business. On a regular basis, I get emailed time sheets that I use to attach to / write invoices with. Would it be possible to Send an automatic received ...
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Choose which Google Account when accessing Google Groups?

I have a personal Gmail account, and a business Google Apps account. Throughout the day I am logged into both mail interfaces in my browser (Gmail and Google Apps Mail). With the fairly new feature of ...
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Forgot my username and password for my Gmail account [duplicate]

I need help as I am unable to access my phone. Someone used the incorrect pattern to unlock my phone and now my phone is Blocked. In order for me to unlock my phone they require my username and ...
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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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Hangouts SMS notification on web vs. Android

Not sure if this is a better fit for here or the Android SE site, but... I have a Google Voice number, and can send and receive SMS messages using both the website (through gmail.com) or from the ...
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My gmail keeps freezing

My gmail keeps freezing across all my computers both MAC and PC and different browsers. In google i get the "Aw, snap!" page. I am not having any problem with my gmail on my andriod phone. I tried a ...
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Can a virus access Gmail contacts?

My contacts have recently been receiving spam emails from my Gmail address. I am quite certain it is my Gmail contacts (one address is a craigslist response address that I once used). So it would ...
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How do I get more info from Gmail's virus warning?

A customer reported that he's getting a Gmail virus warning while trying to e-mail around one of our applications. We believe it to be a false positive (as we've had a false positive with another ...
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My Gmail account has been hacked and they turned on 2 step verification, what to do? [duplicate]

My Gmail account has been hacked and 2 step verification has been turned on. Can I get it back? I have done everything the hacker changed the recovery email and turned on 2-step verification and ...
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New Gmail contacts in Android

Since last month Gmail launched a new Contacts interface. The best thing is that somehow my contacts list has been cleaned, I don't have 4.000+ contacts anymore (gmail creates a contact with every ...
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Organizing Shared Gmail Account

I've recently been given command of a shared Gmail account and I'm trying to find a way to organize it well. It's shared among 7 people, all of whom have different responsibilities and need to field ...
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Migrating POP to IMAP with outlook and Gmail, which way will it sync?

I have a Google apps for domain which I run my emails though using outlook 2010 to access the emails with POP. I'm looking to migrate my existing POP account to IMAP, I have found this guide which ...
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How does someone find an email account that I delegated to them in Gmail?

When I delegate my email account to someone else, I know they should be able to see it by clicking their profile photo in the upper right of their Gmail account. But, the person I delegated to could ...
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How to upgrade to “Google for Work” from current Google account?

When I try to apply for "Google for Work", it asks me to create a new account for the business plan. It seemed only logical to me that I should be able to "upgrade" my current account to a business ...
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Disable Google keyboard shortcuts

I'm currently using Firefox on Ubuntu 12.10 and disabled Google keyboard shortcuts, mainly because if I wasn't typing in the right box, I would suddenly be doing weird things to my inbox. But ...
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Google Mail: advanced filtering of usernames in Search

The school I attend uses Google Apps for mail; using a set system for all student email addresses. The system is similar to this example: 11A[surname and initial]@domain.org Is there a way to use ...
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Gmail: Hiding the original FROM sender address when using “Send As”?

When sending from Gmail's web app on an account configured to send mail from another email account (in my case, another Gmail address), is there no way to conceal the original account's email address? ...
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Importing contacts and emails from Yahoo to Gmail

How do I import ALL contacts and emails from Yahoo to Gmail in one go, if there is no "Accounts/Import" tab? Is there an easy work around?
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I am changing my email address from Comcast to Gmail and need to email everyone who ever emailed me

I know this will not be an easy task, but a friend informed me that he used a service that emailed everyone who ever emailed him at a college email address to notify them of his new email address. I ...
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Is it possible to forward all emails from a contact in Gmail if said contact has multiple email addresses? If so, how?

My flatmate and I recently signed up for a shared T-Mobile plan because it was cheaper than having separate ones. I am the main account holder so all of the bills and stuff go to my email address. ...
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How to setup new Gmail Hangouts

I recently heard about Google Hangouts at Gmail, and I accidentally ignored “Try it now” while it asked me to try Google Hangouts. Is there any way to enable the new features back on Gmail if I ...