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Disable automatic archiving of sent emails

When you send an email in gmail, it is archived in the Sent folder. Is there a way to disable this auto-archiving of sent email inside gmail? I.e. All sent emails should be auto-deleted. Does any of ...
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In GMail, is there a way to tell when an email in your account was opened?

I suspect someone has been reading my emails and then setting their statuses back to 'unread'. Is there a way I can check when an email was initially opened?
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This message was not sent to Spam because of a filter you created. OK but which filter?

Sometime I see: How can I see which filter the yellow message is talking about? I don't want to search myself. "Edit Filters" redirects to https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?shva=1#settings/filters. ...
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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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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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How can I import mail from one Gmail account to another, preserving my label structure?

I'd like to import mail from one account to another, but I have 10 or so labels in the one I want to export from. What's the easiest way to get the same labels on the same email messages on the new ...
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Get a list of all Gmail conversations with one person across several e-mail addresses

Say there's a person in my contact list that uses several email addresses - e.g., john.doe@gmail.com and john@doe.com I list both addresses in his card at Gmail's contacts, but if I want to get a ...
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Automating filter rule creation in Gmail?

I get cases where I start getting e-mails from people I am not interested in getting. These are not SPAM, just boring e-mails. In such cases I tend to create the filter rule that makes all the ...
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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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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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How to change setting of Gmail to view HTML emails?

This may sound like a dumb question, but I am having trouble with viewing a link (not in the form of a URL but some text that redirects you to a page once clicked) in one of the emails I have ...
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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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Why do my emails from another account (POP) always end up in spam on GMail

I've added another POP account on my GMail and the mail that I receive on that account always goes to spam folder. I've added a filter which prevents mails going to spam if the To address is 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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How do I get “sender id” and “domain key” working with my own domain when using Gmail?

I have my own domain that is hosted by 1and1, and my public email address me@lastName.Name is setup to forward to my Gmail email address. I have Gmail setup to use my public address as the "from ...
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How to filter messages from people not in my contacts?

Suppose someone sends me an email. If he is not in my contact list, I want his mail will go in a "Stranger" label. How to create filter for this this label?
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Auto Create a task from a Gmail via filter label

Is there a way to label an Email w/the word task, email it to myself and have it added to my tasks list automatically. I know I can open the email and add tasks but I'd like to do this via a filter ...
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How can I perform the same action on all results of a label/search in Gmail?

When I search, for example, "something label:somelabel" I get 1000 results paginated by 25 (my settings). 'Select all' selects only the 25 on the current page, I would like to delete all of them ...
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How do I filter PayPal emails in Gmail?

I have a donation button on my website. Donation emails from PayPal are marked "From:" the person who donated. How can I create a filter in Gmail to filter these emails into a label? (I'd do it by ...
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How to group chat contacts in Gmail side chat list?

I have quite a lot contacts whom I chat with. I already installed lab in Gmail which puts the chat list to the right side to have more space. Now I'd like to group the contacts in the online list in ...
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Having all mail for my domain controlled by a Gmail account

I have exampledomain.com (which I control) and a examplegmail@gmail.com email address. I would like to merge my email, so I just have one account - all inbound mail to exampledomain.com would go to ...
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How to auto-forward iPhone notes from Gmail

I'm having trouble forwarding auto-synced iPhone notes in Gmail. When you setup note-sync on your iPhone, it automatically adds all notes created on your iPhone to Gmail, and labels them "notes". How ...
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Are there any third party tools to help organise my gmail filters [on hold]

I've been using gmail for a long time and have a lot of filters - so many I'm no longer sure what they all do. I understand that they can be exported, but would like to know if there is there anything ...
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How To Sort Emails When Searching In Gmail And How To Sort Messages By Unread?

Sometimes I am searching for messages from a specific sender and when I get the results and select all messages I cannot move them to "Folders". I can only move them to "Labels" which is not what I ...
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How can I search for Gmail conversations that have more than one e-mail?

I previously used a service that sent me Slashdot articles as individual e-mails. All I had to do was give them the RSS url, and they handled the rest. On the Gmail side, I simply made a filter, ...
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How to prevent Gmail from knowing my name?

I care very much about the privacy and always surf the Internet using the private mode of the Firefox. Also, I never let any browser to save my account and password. Theoretically, the web browser or ...
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How to create custom Gmail labels?

I want to create custom labels for Gmail which would sit right on top of the inbox. What is the best way to accomplish this, Greasemonkey scripts or Google gadgets?
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Guidelines on email formatting to make contents Google Calendar friendly

Does Google provide any documented, official recommendations about how to format an email that will easily import the event into a user's Google Calendar? Let's say that I want to send an email about ...
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Gmail filters based on label and starred

Is it possible to create filters based on Labels and starred/un-starred status in Gmail or any other app (Android or GNU/Linux)? My specific problem is this: I want to delete mails labelled lists ...
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Gmail autoreply when adding a label to a message

Is there a way to send a canned response to an email when I apply a label to it? I use labels for task handling, so I have a "Completed" label that I apply to the email once I have finished the task. ...
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Automatically create label based on text in the email subject

Let's say I receive emails from bugreports@mydomain.com, and I already have a filter in my GMail that automatically adds them to the label bugreports. The e-mail subject always follows this pattern: ...
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Can I see my gmail inbox tabs as IMAP labels?

I like the new inbox tabs feature on gmail, but it's only useful on the web interface, if I use a mail client like Thunderbird I can't see the tabs. There's any way to give all the messages in tabs an ...
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Gmail label rule works odd when “to” is empty

I've got a label rule that labels everything that comes to a specified email (I manage more than one address inside Gmail). Then I've got a rule that removes from inbox everything with that label and ...
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What does the “Updates” label mean in Gmail?

I just received an E-mail with the word "receipt" in it, which means it got automatically applied with the label "Purchase related" according to one of my filters. When I went to remove the label, I ...
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Making labels sort correctly in Gmail's Priority Inbox

I have a label called "Action Needed," in Gmail and I want to use Priority Inbox to create a section specifically for this "Action Needed" label. In the Inbox configuration screen, I have these ...
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How to remove label from the right sidebar?

I want to remove the label from the right sidebar of Gmail. I have tried to find a way to remove unwanted labels from the sidebar and keep the sidebar cleaner by just having important labels there and ...
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Is it possible to “hide” a sub-label in Gmail?

I have nested labels in Gmail, but often run into a situation where I no longer want certain label showing up in the labels list on the left side. For example, let's assume I have "Year 2014" as a ...
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Gmail Label Error

How can I not have the emails of a gmail label show up in my inbox? I know this has been posted before, but I will elaborate. I have 2 gmail accounts (lets call them A and B), I am always logged ...
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How do I reset all my filters / labels / categories on Gmail?

I have a considerable number of Social and Promotions emails that keep going into the Spam folder, and many others are wrongly assigned to Updates and Promotions while they should be in Primary. How ...
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Filter for Labels duplicates messages when read in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird to read Gmail messages. I created a few filters on Gmail which put special labels on specific messages. This way the messages appear in their own folders when I read them in ...
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How to manage labels in GMail with keyboard?

At work we use Google Apps. I like to assign mails that are important to my work with "todo" and after I did them with "done". I am pondering a way to do this efficiently and preferably without the ...
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How should I explain to a “normal” person about gmail labels?

As a computer programmer I have no problem understanding labels/tags. However I find it very hard to make people understand that an email can have more than one label. Also I find it hard to ...
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How can I show labels by default in the new Gmail?

Gmail has a new look - kind of sleek, but I think I liked the old look better. As far as I know there is no way to revert to the old look, so is there at least a way to show all the labels that used ...
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How do I apply multiple labels at one time in Gmail?

In Gmail you have to type in a label, click it to accept it, then click labels again to type in another one...etc. etc. for all the labels you want to apply. Is there a way to apply multiple in less ...
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Can Gmail be configured to display ALL labels on the right pane?

By default, I get about 12 labels displayed. If I hover the mouse over the lower part of the pane, the labels unfold and all additional labels are revealed. I'd like to know if it's possible to have ...
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Gmail labels - How to apply to POP3?

I have created some filters in gmail with the intention to automatically move messages to folders in Windows Live Mail or any POP3 reader. My idea is to mark the messages with a different "label" in ...
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Filtering based on multiple labels in Gmail

I have some labels which are logically related. I'd like to filter those and put them in a second inbox by enabling multiple inbox lab feature. Is there a possible way to do that? Additional info: ...
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In gmail, is there anyway to avoid smart labels duplicates existing labels?

I see there were some updates to gmail smart labels where they now auto categorize items as purchases, travel, etc. I already have a label called travel and it seems like it treats these as two ...
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Gmail - Prevent new messages from being grouped with conversations not in Inbox

We've encountered an issue with labels. A great example (and case in point) is a "completed" label. The conversation feature is great, but if we label a conversation as "completed", and drag it out ...
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Is it possible to collapse the label list in Gmail?

I’m considering migrating from Outlook to Gmail for everything, which would mean copying a ton of .pst files going back several years. Most of this is filed away in several sets of relatively ...