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Removing someone from Gmail chat list

How do I remove someone from my Gmail chat list, but not from my Gmail contacts? Please note that blocking is not an option, as I want to allow the person to invite me on chat later if he wants.
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Reading/translating an attached document without downloading it

Is it possible to read an attached document, written in Nepali, in Gmail, without downloading it? And if yes, how?
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Can't call contact using Gmail's voice calling

I can call phone numbers and hangout with people, but I can't call a contact using the "Voice calling" feature. My contact says he doesn't get any notification when I try calling him. He can call me ...
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I have two separate Gmail accounts [on hold]

I opened a second Gmail account, and it is now my primary Gmail account. How do I find and log in to my to old Gmail account?
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Will emails from previous holders gmail account appear If I make a fresh one?

So for a while I've been considering about starting a new gmail account, but using my same email address so I thought I could delete my old one, and start again. Clean slate, but then I wondered if I ...
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How to get YouTube to auto-complete email addresses from my Gmail contacts when sharing by email

I want to be able to type the first few letters of a persons email name that I have already communicated with in Gmail when sharing by email, and have YouTube auto-complete it just like occurs in ...
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Adding second domain in Google Apps Free Edition

I have a 'Google Apps Free edition' where I have my primary domain and I can create email addresses on that domain, for example xxx@my-primary-domain.com Is it possible to add a second domain in that ...
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I'm not receiving the verification email when configuring Gmail with an additional “Send mail as:” address

My non-Gmail corporate email is example.com and I'm matt@example.com. I created a new gmail account (regular, not google apps) and added matt@example.com as an additional "send mail as:" address and ...
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How to disable adding the current computer into the list of trusted machines by default?

When I'm logging into GMail on a new computer, at the 2nd step of the 2-step authentication, where it asks for the security code, there is a checkbox for adding the computer into the list of trusted ...
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How I can send email as other email account using Gmail? [duplicate]

I used to do that for tens of my domain name under godadday. Every time it was easy, just went to setting , put down my email address that I want to send mail as, then Google will send a verification ...
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How to open new tabs for each mail (Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook/Hotmail…)?

Yahoo's old (classic) design allowed me to quickly middle-click each mail link and open in a new tab. I like having one tab open with the complete list of recent mails in my Inbox, and separate tabs ...
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“Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in” to Gmail

I'm trying to log in to a very old Gmail account of mine. When I enter the correct password, I'm taken to a page that says: Something seems a bit different about the way you're trying to sign in. ...
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Moving To Google Apps while keep old emails accessible without migrating

We have a situation at few educational institutes with 5+ domains, we want to move to google apps 5 .edu domains (its free for education right?) but we don't want to migrate the existing email data, ...
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Can I display a nested label in the parent label?

I have a label 'alpha' and under that I have nested 'abc' and 'def'. When I tag an email with label "alpha/abc" and I open label "alpha", why don't I see that email? I only see the emails tagged ...
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Email auto-forwarded from Google Apps to Gmail from website contact form are marked as spam

The contact form on my personal website sends mails to my Google Apps email (@domain.com) configured with that domain. In this email account, it arrives in the inbox (not spam). I have my @domain.com ...
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How do I not show my real name when commenting in a Google Doc, while signed in to my Gmail account?

I have a Gmail account and it has my real name on it. I don't know how to keep everyone from seeing my real name if they visit my account. I also do not know how to keep people from seeing my name ...
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Why does Google Talk think I am “signed in from a different location that doesn't support invisibility”?

I only occasionally use Google Talk, and only via Gmail in my browser. I always stay invisible, and only use it when someone asks me (say, via text or email) to chat with them, and then I send them ...
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How do a fully quote previous email in Gmail using “r” shortcut?

Currently, with the new version of Gmail, the default behaviour for the following two situations is inconsistently different. Reply clicking reply button. This fully quotes the previous email ...
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Open Link in Email with IFTTT

Using IFTTT, I saw many recipes for getting an alert if a keyword or sender sends an email to your inbox, but I was hoping there would be a way to open any link found in the target email in my browser ...
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What does the eye symbol represent when entering Gmail password?

I recently noticed the appearance of an 'eye' symbol that appears as I am entering my Gmail password. It was not there before. What is this? If not an eye, it looks like a dot with an arc, or ...
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2answers
3k views

Why does Gmail save a chat in Sent Mail?

I use Gmail. I have a chat conversation in Sent Mail, not in Inbox! Sent Mail means email, but I have a chat there like 1 email-1 line of a chat. It annoys me... I have Conversation view off. I have ...
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Add new alias to Gmail without SMTP (forwarding-only address)

I used to be able to go to Accounts and Import → Add another email address you own and add an email account that's only a forwarding address. That is, it's not a mailbox and I don't have SMTP access ...
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Has Gmail recently changed its attachment filtering?

For quite awhile if you wanted to send a .exe attachment in Gmail you could rename the extension and it would go right on through. However, within the last couple of weeks these attachments are now ...
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How to find/delete all emails before a certain date in Gmail?

In Gmail, is there a query I can use to find all emails before a certain date? My company currently has a mailbox with 500K emails and it's starting to get really slow when performing a query. I'd ...
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Deleting my Gmail profile picture doesn't remove it from conversations in Gmail

Basically, see the title. I do not have a Google+ account, just that screen that begs you to make one. Whenever I send an email on Gmail, it normally has my YouTube account profile picture. I went ...
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Gmail can't recover the username to access my android phone

My son has a blackberry which has pattern password. His younger brother has pressed it too many times and it is now locked. It is asking for his gmail username but he does not know it. He has never ...
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Automatically create a copy of gmail emails into a folder/label while leaving original in inbox

Is there a way to create a rule in Gmail to automatically make a "COPY" of an incoming e-mail and move that copy to a different label/folder while leaving the original in my main inbox. That way I ...
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1answer
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How do I make the chat show idle immediately?

When my email is left idle, my chat button shows green for a long time (for about 20 minutes) before turning orange, meaning I am available although I am away doing something. How I make the green ...
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How to sort gmail emails but have unread appear in inbox

That title is a bit of a mouthful. Anyhow my issue is this: I can automatically apply labels to certain types of emails as they come into my inbox; but I have to file them away separately once I'm ...
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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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1answer
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Mailmerge via Google Sheets: multiline cell content

I'm trying to create a batch of email messages using data from a Google Sheets. The Sheets has these columns: name, email address, message I tried 2 google Add-ons: Yet Another Mail Merge (uses ...
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Switching between Gmail accounts allows access to Facebook

After I logged into my Gmail account from my parents' home PC, where they too use to log into their own Gmail accounts, they are now able to: Log into my Facebook account View all of my Google ...
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How do I change the photo that appears when hovering over my name?

Other people see a different photo than I do when hovering over my name. How can I change this? I already changed the photo in the settings, and tried the contact list changes. What can I do to ...
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My Account was Lost [duplicate]

My Account which I have created by going in settings>add account>new/existing . I select new and made an account in that account I have sign in my Clash of clan game but I deleted it accidently... and ...
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How do I delete all the emails from one sender to my Gmail

I wish to continue receiving from this sender but I wish to delete all past received emails from him.
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How to assign Archive messages on Gmail to Label? [closed]

is it so hard for google to make a default label "archive" or "whatever" that is auto assigned for the emails that pressed(so easy) the button [archive]? actually im doing this manually: i've made ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Offline Google Mail (Gmail)?

With the Offline Google Mail app in the Chrome Web Store, is it possible to enable keyboard shortcuts similar to those available in the web version of Gmail? For example, I can use the mouse to move ...
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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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Get the real name of a person based on an email address [closed]

I'm looking for a service that lets me import email addresses to show me the persons names that belongs to them. Mostly for Gmail and Hotmail addresses. Is there a service for that available?
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How to enable two way sync between two Gmail mails?

I have two Gmail accounts, one is personal, the other is business. I have enabled forwarding on the business one, so I get those mails to my personal email account. I delete some mails from my ...
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How to jump directly to a gmail label in “Move to”?

In my gmail, I have among my labels Work and co-workers (both have further sub-labels underneath). When I want to file a message under work, I type "work" in the Move to box, but then I need to ...
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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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Unable to send email to people in Google+ circles

Recently, a Google blog post announced that one can now send emails to people in their Google+ circles. I am able to do that from my main GMail account but a new account I created doesn't have access ...
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Can I make the Gmail browser UI put the reply input box at the top?

In Gmail, when I get a response, it is at the top of the screen and the previous messages are listed underneath going down the screen. However, when I reply, the box to type my message in is placed ...
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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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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 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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Recovery of Gmail account password [duplicate]

I forgot my password of gmail account.. the same gmail address i used to access my facebook account.. i didn't provide any mobile number for recovery while creating gmail account.. i know the password ...
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Commandline chat for Gmail chat in MAC OSX [closed]

Is there any tool for having gmail chat/Hangouts in my mac osx terminal? Googled a lot but couldnt find a reliable one that works for mac osx; most of them are for linux os.
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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 ...