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Can the primary email of a Google account be changed to something other than the Gmail address?

I've added a Gmail address to my Google account and now it is stuck and displayed as primary address: david.black.co.at@gmail.com (Primary email) david@dasz.at Remove Is there a way to ...
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How do you create a filter in Gmail that will apply to all composed/sent messages?

While having filters to simplify the filing process of incoming messages is convenient, one of the aspects of setting rules in Outlook that seems to be missing in Gmail is the ability to set rules for ...
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How to move all (not just showing) mails in gmail to another folder?

I have a couple thousand e-mails in my Gmail inbox which I want to move to a folder called "oldmail". I can select the checkbox button and then "All" and move but it only selects and moves those that ...
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Where to report Gmail problems?

my gmail address is acting really strangely, it doesn't receive emails from certain email addresses, even though some emails get through. I've checked filters, SPAM, all folders - no problem there. It ...
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How to connect Google Account to Yahoo Account?

So I have this name@ymail.com account at Yahoo and I also have a name@gmail.com account. I want to log into Yahoo Mail with the Gmail account using OpenID. However, the only option available in Yahoo ...
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How do I change my primary Gmail email address on Google Accounts

How do I change my primary email address on Google accounts? (My current primary email is a Gmail address which seems to be the problem.)
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Migrating Gmail account to new Google Apps email and leaving a copy behind

I can't find an easy and reliable way to migrate my old emails from Gmail to Google Apps that will leave me with a backup copy on the original account. Using Mail Fetcher, it migrates, but it doesn't ...
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Archive all my current messages in Trash in Gmail

I want to archive all my current messages in Trash in Gmail, but can't find the archive button anywhere. How do I archive trashed messages?
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How to edit subject in Gmail [duplicate]

I have checked on this site and found the subject on how to edit subject in Gmail. When I click on the more button next to reply tick, then click on reply in the list offered, it does not show an edit ...
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Make some forums appear in Gmail primary tab

How do I make postings, from some of the forums I am subscribed to, appear in the Primary tab?
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Make Social/Promotions/Updates/Forums categorization Go Away in Gmail

Somewhat recently, Gmail started automatically labeling new messages as "Social", "Promotions", "Updates", or "Forums". These labels clash with those that I already have, and Gmail isn't categorizing ...
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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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How to get saved password from POP3 account in Gmail?

I have set up a POP3 mail account (Yahoo) in Gmail to send and receive my Yahoo messages from there. Everything works, so obviously I saved my password for the account somewhere in Gmail. I want to ...
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How to get the “Save in Google Docs” Option when viewing an attachment?

Using Google Chrome on two computers, two google accounts. I can click "View" next to an attachment within an email, the document will show in a new Google Drive tab with an option to "Save to Google ...
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Changing Gmail account belonging to my Google+ account

I've had the same Gmail account now for 5+ years. I have a Google+ account associated with that Gmail account. I want to change my email address, so I created a new Gmail account. How do I associate ...
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How do I use shortcut keys in Gmail?

I want to start using shortcut keys in Gmail. Where are they documented? Can I just start using them, or do I need to activate a feature for them somehow? There are lots of questions in this Webapps ...
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Move labeled emails from Gmail to .pst

I have labelled a few hunderd emails in my Gmail. I would like to connect to my Gmail from Outlook and move all the labelled emails to a .pst file. How do I do it?
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Retrieve all contacts that sent emails to a Gmail address

I have one Gmail account to receive emails from users. Right now I want to create a list for all users whom ever sent an email to this Gmail account. Basically, I want a list with all the From: email ...
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Sort Gmail by Date? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to sort your email in GMail by something other than the date received? Is there any way to sort Gmail by date in the web interface? The priority inbox is ...
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How to Upgrade Gmail for Google App Users

We had switched to Google Apps a year back and have been using the Gmail Google App since then. Recently, Google upgraded the look and feel of Gmail service and introduced new features like the ...
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Gmail — Respond from the correct email

Does anyone know how to automatically respond from the email, where i received mail from automatically. Because I forward my work email to my gmail, and i want to respond automatically without ...
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Is there any way to use Gmail storage in other Google services?

It's unlikely that I'll ever have more than 1GB of email. However, I do have more than 1GB of photos (Picasa) and more than 1GB of files (Google Docs). Is there any way to use the storage from Gmail ...
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Why does search in Google Mail not find some substrings but others work?

Today I saw a very strange behavior when searching in Google Mail. I was looking for an eMail which contained an IP: 192.168.100.150. I couldn't remember exactly what it was, but I knew the first ...
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Gmail compose FROM address based on TO address

Is there a script that would automatically change "From:" address according to a filter on "To:" address? E.g. I want all the messages sent to @domain.com to be sent from @yahoo.com, and the rest from ...
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How to transfer specific e-mails between Gmail account and Google Apps

I have two Gmail(ish) accounts: One Google Apps account for work One Gmail account for everything else I like this separation and I like to keep things organized, but some coworkers (often but ...
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Quote all text in GMail reply, not just selected text

How can I quote all text in a GMail reply, not just selected text?
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How can I register a username for YouTube?

My friend has a Google Account, iwantthis. She has the iwantthis@gmail.com e-mail address, but at registration, she wasn't able to register the iwantthis YouTube name, insted she has ...
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How can you change how your Gmail account name appears?

Since Google does not recognise using dots (i.e., if you name is "t.smith", you will get mails to tsmith and t.smith), can you change how your name appears? In other words, can you change your ...
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How can I remove spam filtering in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the spam filter in Gmail? Is there any way disable the spam folder and let all my messages come to my inbox?
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How do I save a link to an email in Gmail?

I want to save a hyperlink so I can access an email easily in the future. How can I do this in Gmail?
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Need messages in Gmail Trash to last longer

Is there a way to make Gmail store messages up to three (3) years in "Trash" before they really remove it? Currently, emails sitting in Trash are automatically deleted after 30 days. I would like ...
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Gmail Verification Code

When I signed up for gmail, this was sent to my secondary email address: Congratulations on creating your brand new Gmail address, myemail@gmail.com. Please keep this email for your records, ...
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How do I add contacts to CC for a group in Gmail?

I like to use the Groups feature of Gmail to quickly send an email to a certain group of people that are generally always included on certain emails. For instance, I have a Family group so I can ...
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Download all Gmail emails, regardless of spam

We use Gmail's Google Apps for receiving our work emails. Our users don't use the web client to access their emails, they use Outlook. The problem is, some emails are being marked as spam inside ...
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My Gmail password has been changed by someone

Yesterday when I tried to access my Gmail account. I was not able to access it. It was showing me that password is wrong even though I haven't changed the password. (Later on I recovered password ...
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Using GMail with a custom domain

I know this can done and I know it can be free as well. But I would like to know the exact procedure step by step how to activate this if you own a domain, but you don't have any web facing web server ...
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How can I turn off Gmail's threaded conversation view?

I mean, threaded conversations is useful, but sometimes I want to view messages the way e-mail clients traditionally did, with each message its own entity. How can I do that without using an external ...
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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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Delay Bug with Gmail Contacts

After adding new contacts to a group in Gmail Contacts, an email sent to that group will be missing the recently added contacts, with no alert to that fact. You can check the emails to see if they're ...
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How can I forward email from an old account to my new GMail account?

I have an old Yahoo mail account on which I still get a few emails, now and then - but I now primarily use GMail. Is there a way for me to automatically forward or fetch emails from that account so ...
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Gmail possibly hacked?

I just noticed that my Gmail address has a different name attached to it. I was taking a pic with my iPhone (to place an ad) and forwarded it to myself through email in order to use a different ...
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Reset my password for Gmail and Facebook

I have a new smart phone and can't log in to Facebook and email because I have forgotten my password for both of them. What can I do?
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Why does Google sometimes ask for a phone number and sometimes not? [duplicate]

What controls this? I've signed up for many g-mail accounts before without a phone number and for some reason I am being prompted for one. I tried clearing cookies. I am trying to sign up for a ...
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Gmail - check multiple POP3 accounts from one inbox

I have multiple domain specific email address that I'd like to check from a single Gmail login. I've previously seen a set up where multiple inboxes or accounts were accessible from the left side bar ...
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How do I get Gmail to stop “detecting suspicious activity” every time I travel?

Every time I travel, Gmail believes there may be suspicious activity as the sign in comes from a different location; I get that. However, it then asks for my password and usually will not recognize ...
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Use Gmail with purchased domain for free?

I used to use the free version of Google Apps to handle a domain's emails (but not hosting the website) so my clients could use the Gmail interface for emails and get some free storage. It seems, ...
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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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Stop filtered emails from downloading with POP?

I'm using a POP3 client to download the email from my Gmail account, but I don't want all of the email, just the unfiltered email. Specifically, I receive an email every time a customer purchases ...
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In Gmail, how can recipients be moved back and forth between the To and CC fields?

In the Gmail web interface, when composing a message, is there an easy way to move recipients that are already entered in the To and CC fields back and forth between those fields? I'm looking for a ...
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How can I log directly into Gmail when I am also signed into Google Apps?

Background: I have one Gmail account and two Google Apps e-mail accounts that I use on a regular basis: <my.name@gmail.com> <myaddress@teaching-job.edu> ...