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Why does Gmail no longer offer the Send through Gmail option for Aliases

In the past, I could add any email address that I own via Settings | Accounts | Add another email address you own. I document this on my blog. On that wzard, there were 2 options: But now it only ...
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How can I set the (tel:)phone handler in Gmail?

Gmail is smart enough to turn telephone numbers into links (most of the time) and so they make them available to click on: They are a standard telephone link in the format of: <a ...
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Permalink to a Gmail's minimal thread view

In Gmail you can link to a specific thread, from that thread you can open it in a new window. I'd like to link straight to that window. I enjoy the minimal look and I get distracted if I see my inbox ...
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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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Can a virus access Gmail contacts?

My contacts have recently been receiving spam emails from my Gmail address. I am quite certain it is my Gmail contacts (one address is a craigslist response address that I once used). So it would ...
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When I move spam to my inbox, it goes back into the spam again

For a number of months now, Gmail is constantly marking emails incorrectly as spam, and when I move them back into my inbox, it moves them back into spam again within an hour. It doesn't matter if I ...
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Pre-populate Gmail with HTML body (pictures + formatting)

I'm wondering, is it possible to pre-populate Gmail body with HTML elements such as pictures, formatting directly from the Gmail client? Currently there are some canned responses, but they don't ...
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Labeling everything that is auto-forwarded from a (non-Gmail) account

I've got several email accounts, but I always set them up to be auto forwarded to the main one, so I always check just one inbox. This is awesome, but sometimes I need labels to organize and ...
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Setting up “emergency shutdown” for Google account triggered by entering special second password

Sometimes a captured person can be forced to disclose a password for his online services. It would be useful if those services have ability to set up an additional password, which can tell the service ...
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How to send big files via email? [on hold]

Gmail's maximum attachment size is 25 MB. How to send files bigger than that?
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Is Rapportive deprecated, discontinued?

Rapportive has made itself an essential Chrome extension in my professional toolbox. Last February, the company was acquired by LinkedIn. Nevertheless the extension continued to function as it was ...
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Standard @gmail.com and separate domain user alias?

I have a domain name and have added the Gmail MX records to it. I understand I can use the Send mail as for sending mail and the POP3 for receiving, but I currently don't have a mail server and I ...
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Reply using alias according to Gmail label

Emails sent to my alias X will be given the label Y (using a filter). Is it possible to automatically reply to messages with label Y, using alias X instead of my primary email address?
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How can I see how much space a label or folder is taking up in Gmail?

Is there a way to see how how much space a label/folder is taking up on Gmail ? I know I can see the overall account info at the bottom i.e., "x of 15gb" - but is there a way to break this down by ...
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Looking for starred emails which have disappeared

My starred emails disappeared from the top of my Gmail list and I can’t find them. I looked in trash with no luck. What can I do to find them?
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Spam comes from Google Searches

I have been getting a LOT of spam on gmail after I do a Google search. For example, I did a search for a government facility called HARPP. After that, I'm suddenly getting a bunch of spam for ...
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How to change maximum size of Google Group file attachments?

I looked for this over the net and on support.google.com but found nothing. I've got a Google group and if I send a mail with a size more than 8MB I'll receive a failure message due to max size ...
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How can I force Gmail to recognize an ICS file attachment?

According to the Gmail team, Google Mail should automatically detect ICS attachments. But it doesn't. At least not for the ICS I got from an iPhone user: How can I make sure these are parsed as ICS ...
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Alternate email address for Google Apps account

I would like to be able to respond to Google calendar invitations that are sent to an alias at a domain I own, for example michaelsotheraccount@b.com. All mail to michaelsotheraccount@b.com is ...
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email replies on iPhone not threaded in gmail

I noticed that when replying to emails from my iPhone, they are no longer being grouped as a conversation in gmail. If I receive an email and reply via my iPhone email app, it will show up in my send ...
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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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Can I re-create deleted Gmail accounts?

A long time ago, I created a Google mail account. I fell for a trap that was common back then (not sure how it is nowadays) and ended up with two Google accounts—one for Gmail (using the Gmail email ...
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Workaround for broken threading in GMail

Gmail threading is broken. It seems to work on the basis of subject line, and some unknown-to-me timing function. Examples: I commented on two different Facebook groups. I am setup to get replies ...
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Better Mailing List Filter Management for GMail

I once subscribed to so many mailing lists looong time ago, and then I filtered those emails and grouped them into a sort of organisation/based on my interest, but then when I got time I unsubscribed ...
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Gmail - problem with Hangout and filters

I've set up filter in Gmail to label all mails/chats/hangouts with my wife. Filter is quite simple: from:her-email-address@gmail.com set label "Wife" never send to spam But now every ...
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My signature when I reply to a message is not the signature I have selected through the settings [duplicate]

My signature always shows up correctly when I compose an email but changes to the wrong old signature when I reply to an email sent to me. How do I make both signatures the same?
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How can I set up auto-reply for each email from the same sender?

I am trying to set auto generated reply in Gmail using the vacation responder. But it will send the email after 4 days if same person sends another email. I want to send reply for each email if same ...
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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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Gmail as client for O365

How do I configure a personal Gmail account to act as the client for my company provided O365 email account? Would it simply be a matter of setting up SMTP / IMAP, or is it more complicated that that ...
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Can't verify my new Gmail account

I got this email from Google after setting up my new account: Congratulations on creating your brand new Gmail address, ****@gmail.com. Please keep this email for your records, as it contains an ...
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Attach single contact in Gmail message

Is there an easy way to attach contact information, much like Outlook, to my email message?
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How to retrieve the “Inbox” label in Gmail

After accidentally archiving all my mails, I have lost the “Inbox” label; how do I retrieve it?
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How accurate is the Gmail account activity listing?

I have a Gmail account that I have been checking every day. When I click on the Details link (near the bottom of the page), and check the recent activity, sometimes the days on which I know I checked ...
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Add another forwarded email address to Gmail without SMTP server [duplicate]

I have a domain name on DNSimple, with email forwarding to my Gmail account. It's working well, except I would like to be able to send emails from Gmail using my DNSimple's email. But when I go on ...
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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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Attach multiple files to an email from Google Docs

I want to email two files as attachments to a single email in Gmail without downloading them from Google Docs. When viewing all items in Docs, the "Email as attachment" item is disabled in the Share ...
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Auto CC all outgoing mail

Is there a way to auto CC to a specific email adress all outgoing emails from a Gmail account? I tried doing it with a filter but I don't have the option of CC. I know there is a script for ...
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Why isn't my image showing up in the Gmail signature line?

I've tried to copy and paste but the image doesn't show up after the email being sent. Why does this happen? And how can I fix it?
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Gmail drafts don't show recipient address in overview for new conversations

I have multiple drafts in my draft folder and some of them have the same subject. Unfortunately, when the draft is not part of an ongoing conversation, there is no indication of the recipient’s email ...
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Some of Gmail labels show the # of unread messages and some don't

I have many Gmail labels. Some of them become bold when there is something within them that is unread, and then show me how many are unread in brackets, and some don't! In other words, some look like ...
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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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Stopping Gmail from sending base64 attachments

There is an email I need to send but attachments can't be base64 or my email gets rejected. I checked within Gmail settings to see if there was some sort of option to change that but found nothing. ...
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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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Will Gmail eventually restore my email without phone verification?

tl;dr: Is it possible to regain access to my recently disabled account with my recovery email address only? long version problem Once again Gmail locked me out from my account on the merit that ...
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How to quickly get email URL in Gmail with preview-pane?

I'm using the Lab feature preview-pane in Gmail. How can I quickly get an email URL considering the URL bar does't change as I browse? My best solution currently is to use Show Original Message, and ...
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Render images with non-public URL in body of Gmail message?

With Gmail's recent change to serve all images through a proxy, it appears that it is no longer possible to embed an image that is served up via a localhost URL. For example, as a developer, I used ...
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Post code snippet on Google group via email

I like to compose my posts in Gmail. It keeps the draft safe. Now I want to write a post for a Google group but I am not sure how to format code in my post such that it is rendered as code on Google ...
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How can I add a new contact using information from email?

Similar to How do you add a contact to Gmail from incoming email, yet more advanced. When someone sends me an email, and that email has contact information (e.g. phone numbers, address, company ...
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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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In Gmail, how can I create contact group from email recipients?

In Gmail, is there anyway to take an email I have sent and convert all of the people on the bcc line to a contact group? I would have thought this would be a feature but I can't seem to find this ...