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What’s a simple workflow for bulk deleting emails from Gmail?

Now that Mailstrom is no longer free, I am looking for a way to move or delete email messages within Gmail in bulk. I don't want to set up a filter which will affect new messages, just move and ...
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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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Two separate Gmail accounts

There are two separate users with separate Gmail accounts on this computer. However, now that my brother has signed up for Gmail, he is the only one who can sign into an account on the computer. It ...
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Searching for label:foo and -label:bar in Gmail

I am trying to delete a few thousand threads, more than I could do manually. When I search for label:github -label:dont_delete -to:me@example.com I see threads with the dont_delete label. Why? ...
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Revoke Gmail 'send as' permission?

Gmail has this convenient way to 'send email as' another account, to make it appear like the email came from that account rather than the Gmail mailbox. A great way to hook up your domain to your ...
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Why am I getting a copy of sent Gmail from Android to the inbox of my Windows PC?

I send an email using Gmail app on my Android phone, and I get a copy of this very exact email in the inbox of Outlook 2010 on my Windows PC. It appears as if I got new mail, and when I check it I can ...
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Gmail doesn't show Chinese characters

Since last night, Gmail can't show Chinese characters in email bodies. Chinese characters in email titles can be shown, but in email body can't. Also the problem happens in Firefox, but not in ...
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Marking all further messages in a thread as read in Gmail

I subscribe to a number of mailing lists which occasionally have interesting information but often contain conversations that I am not interested in. Unfortunately, these conversations can often run ...
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Gmail filter to mark all incoming mail as read

I would like to create a filter to mark all incoming mail as read in gmail (I find the read/unread indicators distracting for my workflow) Is there an easy way to do this? I tried using a filter ...
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Gmail: Any way to sync Sent Messages across 'shared' users?

I have a custom domain with Google Apps. My wife and I both use a 'family' email address, e.g., 'smiths@example.com', for stuff that concerns us both. We both receive these emails to our personal ...
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Email forwarding from outlook.com to Gmail not working for all messages

Some important email messages are not getting forwarded. Is there some kind of block that does not allow forwarding of emails with 'sensitive' information? Or does outlook.com make mistakes?
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What happens when you no longer pay for your Google storage?

Suppose you pay $5 every month for 100GB and you fill it with stuff. What happens if you don't pay after a while? Will Google hold your stuff hostage until you pay or will they erase it?
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Gmail strangely switching out Gmail Contact information to Google+ information

My boss has a business email address, say boss@job.com, and I have him listed in Gmail contacts under his name, say "John Doe." Now, apparently his wife has a Google+ account under the name "Mary ...
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Why can't I add a Gmail account to my Google Apps group?

I have a Google Apps account, and have a Group in it with a few members (9). None of those members are domain accounts—about half of them are "@gmail.com" accounts, and the others are from different ...
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How can I prevent people from sending me email through Google+?

Google sent me an email today announcing that Google+ users can now send emails directly to my Gmail inbox if I'm in one of their Google+ circles, even if they don't know my email address. I only want ...
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Youtube account connected to google+ profile, how switch to google+ page?

When youtube forced us (I think) to link our youtube to a google+ profile, I linked it to and I guess created a google+ profile. This profile has my name and so does my youtube account, as a result. ...
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Google mail- ad responses

We are a recruitment business, and we use google mail. All our job ad responses are emailed to our Google Mail account. We keep getting duplicate ad responses from the same person, because a ...
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Can not download new messages from Gmail (get “no new messages” response)

When I try to download my gmail using Thunderbird, I get the "no new messages" response, but when I access gmail from my web browser, I see lots of new messages. How do I fix this? I already enabled ...
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Gmail one Alias/Address using on different accounts?

I have 3 accounts on Google for several of my employees. I want all of them to be able to read all of the incoming emails, so I want to share the incoming mail for one (or more) aliases. But I need to ...
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Why is the picture I added in an Gmail email draft disappearing upon loading the draft?

This 15-second video show the issue: http://youtu.be/a6kimyqrYpU . The picture I added in an Gmail email draft disappearing upon loading the draft. Any idea what the issue could be?
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How can I have my deleted draft e-mails be moved in the trash and not immediately being deleted forever on Gmail?

Gmail is notorious to delete draft e-mails forever without going through the trash step. Are there any extension to add this feature in Gmail web interface so that deletion of draft e-mails can be ...
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How can I send many files (> 25MiB) at once as attachments through Gmail?

I have 100 files. Each of them is 2 MB. I would like to send via email everything at once as attachments (no hosting on Gdrive or somewhere else). Is there any way to do it? Ideally I'd prefer to use ...
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Disable Gmail automatic categorisation?

Gmail has an automatic categorisation feature that sorts mail into various categories (social, promotions, updates, ect.). I would like to have an updates tab, but I would like to disable the ...
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Don't attach signature when sending/replying/forwarding to certain people in GMail

I don't want to send my signature along an email to certain specified people. They're all in my contacts. Is this possible? A workaround I can think of would be to use signature two for those people ...
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How to set up Gmail Vacation Responder only for new mail threads?

Is there any way I can configure the Gmail vacation responder to respond only new mail threads? I'm asking this because the company I work for is planning to turn-off mail support and respond people ...
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If I deactivate my Gmail account, will others still see me in their chat list?

I recently deactivated my Gmail account, but I came to know that I'm still visible on my friends contacts’ chat lists. How is this possible?
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Is it possible to download a Google data archive for an account on a Google Apps domain?

Google now provides the capability to download an archive of one's Gmail and other data. This appears to be available for my @gmail.com account, but I also have a domain being managed by Google Apps. ...
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Trying to change mobile phone on Gmail account, but don't have Account option under Settings

I want to change the mobile phone number in my Gmail account but I do not have an account option in Settings in which to put another number.
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Gmail won't send to a specific address [duplicate]

Gmail won't send to a real address; what can I do about it? I get the error below (numbers are changed to #, letters changed to X): The address "######@xxxx.xxxxxxx.lg.jp" in the "To" field was ...
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Google Chat Picture upload

When I go into my settings, I choose "My Picture". I selected a picture from my library but it says that Google has an "error uploading my picture".
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Protect emails from accidental deletion in Gmail

Is it possible to lock some emails so that we don't accidentally delete them? I know that I can put star and mark as important and create search criteria in such a way that no starred message or ...
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How can I search for one label but not another?

What search query will return conversations that have the label Reading but not the label Ignore? I've tried using label:reading -label:ignore but Gmail still returns conversations that have the ...
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Forwarding from my domain's email account to Gmail - is it possible to compose?

I want to forward all my emails to my Gmail so I can have them from one account, but I was curious if it's possible to reply to emails and compose emails from my non-gmail account that is forwarding ...
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Automatically label newsletters in Gmail

I used filters to automatically label newsletters in Gmail, for e.g., I added a filter that matches incoming email id to newsletter@brainpickings.org etc. and labels them as READING. But for some ...
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How to make Gmail show date counting backward from today?

How to configure Gmail to show date of each email in a format like X days ago rather than the absolute date like Dec 3, 2001 Edit: Although Gmail shows for emails received less than 24 hrs in hrs/min ...
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Where is Rapportive's “Claim your email address” option in new Gmail interface?

I am using Rapportive with my official email address. I need add my personal email address to same profile. I have found that there is option for the same. It's "Claim your email addresses!" feature. ...
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Is it possible to set up an automatic “response” to an email address contained with an email on Gmail?

So I know how to make canned responses, trigger automatic responses by setting up a search criteria however the problem I have is this: I've just built a new website for my company and the contact ...
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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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How to disable automatic forward from gmail with no password

Is it possible to disable automatic forward from a gmail address (that I do not know the password and I have no access to) to my email address?
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Gmail SMTP Server Password fails continuously

http://support.google.com/accounts/bin/answer.py?answer=185833 (Failure) Above shows when I try to take my account on line via password Thanks,
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Google Chat not logging me out from everywhere

So since few days I noticed this problem that I am always logged into my gmail chat. This has caused so many problem, gmail is delivering my chats to some unknown place, or not delivering at all, but ...
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How can I hide “Sent from my iPhone” in the emails I receive?

When I receive an email, I'm annoyed to see "Sent from my iPhone" or other phone mentions. Is there any way to hide it in Gmail (web interface)?
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Sort Gmail messages by how long people have been waiting for a reply

I am trying to help someone break the habit of delaying too long in replying to emails. For a select group of email senders in Gmail, I'd like to set up some way of seeing how long it has been since ...
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New replies to conversation threads not seen on long open tabs

I am not sure if this is just me, or if this is a wide spread issue and I am just not googling it right.. but I am facing this problem for a long time and I am not seeing any references to similar ...
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How to remove Phishing alert message in gmail? [closed]

I am stuck with a problem and I need assistance, We have a system which triggers auto-generated mail, where in mails from all module ends up in inbox, but mails from a certain module shows up ...
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Gmail: Downloading unlabeled messages?

I would like to backup all messages without a label from Gmail. Those messages are basically all personal archived messages. I don't want the thousands of messages that are labeled for the various ...
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What are these squares when I paste on Gmail?

When I paste anything on Gmail these two little squares will show up: Looks like two characters, I can cut them as I can do with any text, but when I paste there's nothing to paste. Any idea what ...
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How to tell Gmail that these two email addresses are actually one email?

Our university allows people to use email alias, for instance, a guy names John White, his email addresses could be "john.white.14@xyz.edu" or "jwhite@xyz.edu". How to tell Gmail that these two email ...
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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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Test Filters in GMail

I recently set up my primary Gmail account to serve as a central hub for a number of my old addresses. I added a number of filters to apply labels and force most messages to bypass the inbox. I've ...