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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 can I filter out mailing list threads where I participate in?

I subscribe to a mailing list, where a large number of messages are posted each day. I don't want these mails to disturb me, so I've set up a filter that automatically moves these messages to a ...
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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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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 - 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 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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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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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> ...
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How to prevent certain 'Bulk' labeled email from skipping the inbox?

In Gmail, I have the smart labels 'Bulk', 'Forums', 'Notifications'. I have a daily reminder email sent everyday that is now getting marked as 'Bulk' which is a correct categorization, however I want ...
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Spam email is slipping through Gmail's filter

Starting last week, I started receiving a bunch of spam email to to my main Gmail account. It is super annoying and I get around 3 per day right now. I mark each email as spam but I keep getting ...
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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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Login page to my Google Apps domain redirects to standard Gmail login

I can't log in to my Google Apps email from one of the computers as it keeps redirecting me to the general Gmail login screen. The normal Google Apps sign in page is here: ...
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Gmail custom themes: how to add a background image?

A little time-wasting activity of mine currently, is customizing my gmail theme. But, as I look around, I cannot find the option for adding a background image. Some themes have it, so I guess, it is ...
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Make Gmail ask for “from” address with multiple inbox account

I use my personal Gmail domain account to consolidate four (4) other accounts, two (2) of them work accounts. I know there is a way to select the "From" address when composing a new mail, but how ...
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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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Extract email adresses of Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I have a Google Apps Gmail account and I would like to extract all email adresses in the from and to (and cc, bcc and ...
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How to add a background image to a GMail message?

I want to have a background image while I compose a new message in GMail. I must be able to type over it. Is it possible?
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Cannot find own outgoing Hangouts chat messages in history via Gmail search

I have failed to find any of my very own outgoing Hangouts chat messages in history via Gmail search, whereas the search finds any of Hangouts chat messages of another participant of the very same ...
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How to keep emails that I put in my folders while deleting them from my inbox in Gmail

How can I keep my messages I put into my folders I created in Gmail? In my Yahoo account, I have lots of folders where I keep receipts, medical records, etc. and they do not appear in my inbox after I ...
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Gmail account recovery — forgotten password but still can get messages

Story is as follows: My girlfriend is managing gmail account for her father. She set it up, and then used gmails POP3 import feature to download messages from said account to her own account. She ...
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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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Can I Create a Bigger Gmail Group from Several (Smaller) Gmail Groups?

I have three gmail groups A, B and C, each with say ten members. Now I want create another bigger gmail group, say, BIG containing all the members of A, B, and C. I tried simply clicking on the ...
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How to change the name of a recipient

GMail has recently rolled out a new method of composing a message: the composition appears as a popup stable at the bottom of the screen, and one can look at other mail for reference, say, while ...
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How to avoid Google Mail SMTP lock while traveling?

I know there are lots of articles about this problem, but I still can't find a nice way to fix that. My boss is traveling a lot, and because of constant change of place her google account is blocked. ...
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Set from address based on sender to address

I've got a number of email addresses forwarding to my gmail. I've also set up in my gmail so that I can select my "from" address to be these email address which forward to gmail. However, sometimes I ...
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How to redirect mail from Gmail account to Google group mail

Is it possible to redirect mail from one Gmail account to Google group mail id. If possible then how? I had seen these type of problem but all I found are unsolved: Automatic Forwarding: Gmail to ...
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Training Gmail Spam filter

How many times do I have to Report Spam from a mail address to block all the mails from that address or send them all to spam? I have reported an email for spam about 7 times but Gmail shows new mails ...
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Gmail labs: Can you create custom shortcuts involving Ctrl + or Alt +?

I'm moving from Outlook to Gmail (in Google Apps) and am setting things up in it to make it as powerful as possible in being my daily driver... (like the message pane). I want to set up Ctrl+R for ...
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Is it safe to allow Gmail Boomerang pluggin to access Google Account?

I was looking for a way to do a Delayed Send of email in Gmail. Boomerang looks good but asks for informaiotn from my Google Account. B4g.baydin.com is asking for some information from your Google ...
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Importing to GMail from Yahoo! Mail Plus takes forever

I've decided to migrate over to GMail, so of course I would like to migrate my old Yahoo emails and forward Yahoo mail to GMail for a few months until the transition is complete. (Yes, I've already ...
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How do I select unread messages in Gmail without having to click on the arrow next to the checkbox and then click unread?

A lot of the time the unread messages in my Inbox just need to be archived and I'd rather have a 'quick' way to do it that doesn't require hitting that small arrow next to the master checkbox and then ...
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How can I get a list of all people I have sent a given attachment to with gmail?

I wish to create a contact list of all people have I send an attachment to that contains the word “CV”, how do I do this?
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How can I import all emails and tagging from one gmail account into another?

It is easy to import the emails using pop etc? However how do I import: All my labels etc My contact list
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How do I obfuscate all contacts in Gmail?

I don't know to How do I delete all contacts in Google apps permanently? I thought as a solution, to be sure there will be no traces left I want to change the names of all my contacts before I delete ...
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How to can I automatically show trimmed content in Gmail e-mails?

In Gmail, if there are more than one emails with the same subject, it hides some similar content and shows a "..." to show the "trimmed content": How to can I automatically expand the trimmed ...
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Exclude starred messages?

I ran a search on my messages including -is:starred I also tried -has:yellow-star however I am still getting starred messages in my search results
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Gmail is asking for a phone number verification to sign up. I don't have a phone or anyone else's number to give. What do I do? [duplicate]

None of my friends would let me, even if I asked them. And I sure can't ask my parents. Gmail won't create the account without a phone number, and I don't have access to a payphone, much less the ...
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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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Emails from Gmail not delivered to some hosts

When I send emails to some addresses, my emails are never delivered when I use Google Apps email. My email is in my Sent email list but it's not ever delivered. Not even in the recepient spam folder. ...
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How can I recover my Gmail user name if I only have my cell number?

How can I recover my Gmail user name if I only have my cell number? I've created a Gmail account only to be able to create a Facebook account. I had to reload Facebook on my phone but I need my Gmail ...