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Auto responders to only certain email addresses in Gmail

I'm trying to set up an auto responder to only certain people in Gmail. I'm aware you can go to –Settings → General → Vacation responder to set a global response, but I'm trying to setup almost a ...
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Forgot passwords due to water damage

I just replaced my phone from water damage and forgot my Gmail and Facebook passwords. How do I retrieve them?
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How can I purposely send a message that will be marked as spam in Gmail?

I'm trying to test out forwarding, filters, and spam. I want to see how a spam message will be affected by my current configuration. I want to send myself a message that will show up as spam in my ...
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Forwarding from one Gmail account to another ends up with apparently inconsistent 'deliveredto:'

I am consolidating several Gmail accounts (leaf accounts) in on central account (e.g., central@gmail.com). When faced with the choice between : Forwarding from each leaf account to the central ...
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Google keeps old and deleted contacts list?

I have used Gmail for many years, and during this time I have deleted a lot of email messages and contacts. I discovered that when I use some services (for example, DropBox) to invite my friends by ...
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Gmail: Disable automatic pulling of new messages?

I am using my Gmail address for all my email communication. I am using the web interface as well as the iOS application. I'm wondering if there's a way to stop Gmail from automatically pulling ...
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Remove extra space to the right in Gmail

I have extra white space to the right on Gmail when I use the vertical split. It's where the "people" widget used to be, but I don't want the widget nor the space. I just want the email to use up all ...
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All my Gmail messages and contacts are gone - how do I get them back?

I have just logged in to my Gmail account to check on an email received about a job and my account is empty. It is as if I have just opened a new account! This is an account I use for work and I ...
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Does Gmail disallow choosing usernames for a new account that can cause confusion with existing ones?

Suppose there is already a Gmail user choosing the username (hence email address) as "abcdxyz2015", is it true that Gmail will disallow new users from choosing the username as "abcdxyz2o15" (notice ...
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Why can't I make a new Gmail account without phone verification even in different browsers? [duplicate]

I used to be able to make new Gmail accounts without providing an email address or phone number, even after Gmail starts telling me to verify account after I made a couple or so in a row, because then ...
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Gmail alternative that doesn't show your IP to the email recipient [on hold]

Is there an email service besides Gmail that does not give your IP address in your email header so it's hidden to the recipients? Free or paid.
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Cannot attach/send archived files from/to gmail email address

The first time I tried to send archived files to/from a gmail email account was 1 month ago and I noticed that you cannot send this kind of files. I tried multiple times and failed always. If I send ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?
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Removing contact from Google chat function

I would like to remove a person from my Gmail chat list and make it so she cannot contact me. She does not appear on my contact list. When hovering over her name on the hangout section it only shows ...
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How do I completely remove an e-mail and chat contact from Gmail?

If I go to my e-mail list when sending an e-mail to someone on Gmail, an e-mail from a person I don't want to see is there and I can remove it at all. I don't want this information in my e-mail list ...
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How to get confirmation of Google Group address

I stumbled across a Gmail Group guide from a couple of years ago. Basically I followed its steps and created a group with the name@googlegroups.com format. I logged into my original address and went ...
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Gmail locked out “detected unusual activity” asking for phone # - will this go away later?

I'm locked out of my Gmail account as it says it detected unusual activity and asks for my phone number to send a verification code. I don't know why this happened all of a sudden. I don't have a ...
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Upload emails to Gmail account from the Google Takeout generated .mbox file

In the past I've downloaded my emails from a Gmail account using Google Takeout. This gave me a .mbox archive. Is there a way I can upload this into a another Gmail account?
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Annoying translation popups on hovering English text! How to get rid of them?

Since very recently I start getting popups when hovering English text showing me "Original text" as if it was translated. However, the original was in English, so this makes no sense! What is worse, ...
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How to find the oldest email in Gmail

Just what the title says, how do I find the oldest email in Gmail? I know ho to find the oldest email from a specific person, but I’m interested in finding the oldest email, regardless of the sender ...
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My WordPress blog address is shown to all my Gmail contacts: how to prevent?

My friend found my WordPress blog by importing his Gmail contacts into his WordPress blog. And I was in his contacts. Thus, WordPress shares my blog address automatically with all my Gmail contacts. ...
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Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
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How to mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels

How can I mark all emails as read on a certain label with several sub labels in Gmail? I have a label, say Projects, with several sub-projects, like ProjectA ProjectB, ProjectC underneath it. Is ...
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Is it possible to reset sign-in cookies for all Gmail users in Google Admin?

This can be done for individual users, but I would like to be able to force a weekly sign-in reset for all Gmail users in my org.
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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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Is there a way to have alias addresses in Google Apps Gmail?

I want to be able to have email addresses for people @example.com that do not have Google accounts under our domain. I want to be able to forward someone@example.com to ...
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Forward Gmail via Filter to 3rd Party Email Address

I'd like to be able to forward specific emails (identified via a Filter) to my TripIt account for points tracking. It seems as if the only way to auto-forward in Gmail is if you own the email address ...
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How to remove multiple Gmail labels

I have imported old emails from Outlook backups in my Gmail account and I ended up with 1000+ labels in my system. Is there an easy massive way to remove them and keep only ~10 my usual ones?
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How can I setup Gmail to send me an SMS when I receive an email that matches a certain string? [duplicate]

Is there a way to send a (sms) text to myself when I receive a new Gmail message and the subject contains a certain string? Is there a feature in Gmail itself, a third party service, or an addon that ...
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How to have emails matching a specific gmail filter sent as SMS to a mobile device?

So in some cases I receive an email that I would like to know about immediately. Regardless of whether or not my phone has email abilities, SMS messages coming to my mobile are much more in your ...
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Exporting Gmail to local Outlook PST

I need to export out emails from Gmail to an Outlook PST file and it seems slow using this method—Outlook and IMAP/POP3 are kinda slow on archiving. Is there any other method than going through POP3 ...
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Help ME PLEASE I need to root my LG-AS990 [on hold]

I need to root my LG-AS990 and I don't know how I tried searching all the possibilities and they didn't even work Please help me
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How do I remove the notification “You have granted access to your account to xxxxxxxx@gmail.com”?

I have a primary GMail mail account (e.g.; Private@gmail.com) which I use to communicate with my close friends and family members, to which my Youtube account with a lot of personal and ideological ...
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How can I auto-delete some spam from Gmail?

I really like GMail's spam filters. However, they occasionally catch not-spam so I like to quickly scan the contents of spam folder every so often, marking "not spam" to the few messages that aren't ...
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Google apps gmail missing import from other email service

My instance of Google apps gmail is missing import from other email service as shown in the screenshot below: I was expecting what I get below with normal/personal gmail Any clue?
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I think my Gmail has been hacked!

I think my Gmail has been hacked. I tried logging in but it wouldn't accept my password so I thought I had probably changed it before and can't remember it so I decided to change it and it asked me to ...
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How can I delete the multiple draft mails in Gmail (that I have selected via checkboxes)?

I can use the checkbox to select multiple messages, but how can I delete them all in one go? I've tried every option I can see to no avail.
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How can I prevent Gmail from formatting our order numbers as IP addresses

We send out e-mails to our customers containing an order number. Unfortunately Gmail thinks these numbers are IP addresses and turns them into hyperlinks: In a regular e-mail-client: Your order ...
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Create Google Calendar event from Gmail and add attachment from Email

Gmail provides the menu entry to create a Google Calendar event from an email conversation. However, this does not automatically attach any attachments found in the email conversation to the calendar ...
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How can I print the entire email message without Google chopping off some of the text?

How can I print the entire email message without Google chopping off some of the text? Usually less than all of the text is available for printing.
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How do you insert an Excel sheet as part of a new mail message?

How do you insert an Excel sheet as part of a new mail message? I tried inserting a MS Excel document directly / via a Microsoft document. But when I copied into a new Gmail message, the formatting ...
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Set Gmail image for non-Gmail business account

At our business, we run an opt-in mailing list; when Gmail users open our emails, they see the default "anonymous blue person" icon next to our name. I'd like our logo to appear there. We already ...
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Why does Gmail not find email addresses that I've emailed before?

I'm trying to send an email to an address that I've sent to several times before, but Gmail does not autocomplete it. Is this expected behaviour? Must I add that address as a contact before Gmail can ...
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Gmail to Gmail Email Security

Consider an email sent from <some_user>@gmail.com to <some_other_user>@gmail.com. Aside from the HTTPS encryption that each user has with the server, I presume emails have to be stored and ...
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How to sign in to YouTube and Google with different accounts?

One of my accounts got cancelled and I can't sign in to YouTube because it redirects me to the cancelled account page. Also I can't use the YouTube email as my main account. Is it possible to use one ...
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New “View Order” button in Google Mail

Just checked my email after making an order at Amazon.com and saw a small "View Order" button in the subject line. I tried to look up whether this is a new feature or not but couldn't find anything. ...
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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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Where does Inbox (by Gmail) store downloaded attachments? [migrated]

I'm receiving email with attachments on Google Inbox. While online, I could open the attachments. Later I would be offline and would like to access those attachments. So, anyone knows the path where ...
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gmail auto response to all people included on original email (to, cc and bcc)

I need to use an auto response to emails that are sent from few email addresses or that contain a specific topic. I'm able to auto respond only to the sender of such emails using canned responses and ...
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Gmail forward set “reply-to” header

Is there anyway I can froward all emails from a Gmail account to a number of other e-mail accounts and then setting the reply-to (or from) header as the Gmail's account? So multiple people can use ...