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How to add reference to calendar in Gmail?

I have received mails in Gmail which have reference to a date. As you can see in the picture with mouse hover, the add to calendar balloon appears. The question is: how could I make this type of ...
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How to clean up Sent Mail

I want to keep my Sent Mail folder (label would be more correct) clean, i.e. move done messages to some archive and keep only a few that remind me of something. In the inbox I can do this by archiving ...
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Labels don't display alphabetically in Inbox

Just like the title says. I have a work label marked with a exclamation point in front of it so that it's always at the top of my label list. The list looks something like this: !Work Alice Mark ...
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Gmail dropping group members from contact group

I have a group set up in my gmail contacts with 24 people in it. When I type the name of the group into a new email, only 19 of them are added to the "To" list. I email the group once a week and this ...
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Reminder for Tasks in Gmail's Tasks list (Google)

Is it possible to assign a reminder to a task entry in the tasks list of my Gmail? I can see the tasks in the calendar, but I did not find how to add a reminder...
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How to find an email message in Gmail when it's from a name that has last name placed first (Last, First)

Let's say I want to find "John Mills" in Gmail. When I type in john into the contacts, John Mills' email doesn't come up because it's saved as "Mills, John". Because Gmail has stored a large number of ...
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Problem between Gmail and my contact group

I have a lot of group and for no reason in gmail when I type the group name, not all the name appear. I have to add them by hand. When I go see my group in my contact they are all their. When I click ...
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How to undo automatic label on gmail

Somehow I accidentally put a label on all outgoing mail in Gmail. I can't figure out how to undo it so it doesn't automatically label everything.
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Automatic Gmail labels based on sender

Is there some way to make Gmail apply a label to incoming mail automatically based on the sender? For instance if Bob is my client, and all contact I have with Bob is work-related, can I make Gmail ...
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College is going to delete all email accounts. How to keep receiving emails with same address from places I cannot remember right now

My college is using Gmail. The format of my address is 'myname@student.college.edu' How can I keep receiving emails sent to this address? There is no way I will remember everyone I gave this email ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for discarding reply drafts in Gmail?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to delete a reply draft in a conversation thread? This is not about deleting conversations. The shortcut for that is # (Shift+3). This is about deleting an editable ...
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Document or describe what a specific Gmail filter is for

I have a lot of Gmail filters set up, and it's hard to remember what each one is for. Is there any way I can add a short comment or description to each one?
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Gmail & Google Docs: Paste just the text, not the formatting (Firefox, Safari)

When I use Gmail and Google Docs (With Firefox 3.6.6), I often cut text from another HTML or PDF document. When I paste this text into the document body, Gmail and Google doc will paste the text and ...
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How do I get google calendar to use the correct e-mail addresses?

I have a recurring problem that when I add a list of people to a Google Calendar event, it invariably picks the wrong e-mail address for some of them. I then have to delete each of the incorrect ...
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I can't remember my password to my gmail, it was used on my old phone and I no longer have it but i'd like to get access to my gmail [duplicate]

I can't remember my old password to my old gmail acct. I had with my last phone.I know the user name & the old # to my phone.
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Why does gmail frequently ask for my password? It started when I changed my password

Why does gmail frequently ask for my password? It rarely did this until I changed my password.
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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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Using an external alias with primary account

Let's say I have a primary gmail account called john@gmail.com. I also have an university's email, called say john123456@university.com. And this university email has an alias, served by the ...
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How does the new “last seen” option of Google Hangouts work?

I've been using Google Hangouts via Gmail and I'm wondering how the new "last seen" option really works. I know that it is used to show your contacts when you were last using Hangouts but does that ...
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Receive mail through virtual (alias) email id

I want that if someone(user of my client) sends a mail to the given email id (alias email id), it message should come to a domain. And I want to give client a text-field, where he can type the email ...
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Google password changes

After a mandatory password reset by Google, I am unable to set a password on which my smtp setups critically depend. Despite being 8-chars long, it is deemed too weak ("common words are easy to ...
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forwarding email to another one as backup [duplicate]

How to forward gmail email to another every time you receive it as inbox it must automatically go to the other email (more like a backup).
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How to select multiple messages in Gmail with keyboard?

Shift key does not seems to be working with arrow keys or j/k. 'x' can be used to select multiple messages, but one has to hit x as many times as messages selected. Looking for some elegant ...
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Best way to set up site-specific, removable email addresses using Gmail

I'm currently trying to figure out a good solution for this problem. I do get spam messages very rarely and I'd like to find out which site gave away my address (or was hacked), so I'd like to use ...
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Gmail automatic list filtering

Is there a way to get Gmail to automatically assign tags to conversations if they come from a mailing list? It would be a start if Gmail could apply say a "Lists" label to all lists, but even better ...
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Gmail in Google Apps now catching too much spam

I just moved from personal gmail to Google Apps gmail. I successfully moved over my label filters and all seemed to be working well. However, I noticed today that many emails that have been correctly ...
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Search for “!” in Gmail subject

Does anyone know if in Gmail you can search all messages that have an exclamation mark in the subject? I would like to create a filter that adds a red ! label to the messages that have an exclamation ...
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Downloading unlabeled Gmail 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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Can't set up Gmail Multiple Inbox

The rest of the guys in office are able to easily set up the lab app for their inbox called Multiple Inbox. I on the other hand seem to be doing something wrong. How do I setup Google Multiple ...
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Can I filter incoming mail based on membership in a circle?

With the addition of circles to Gmail, I'd like to be able filter emails from members of various circles, ostensibly to apply a label to those emails. I know I can open a circle and see all the ...
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Un-archive ALL Gmail conversations/emails

As the title says. How can I go about un-archiving all 700 (or so) conversations in my Gmail account? The reason for this is I have around 2500 in my Gmail account, I decided to go back and sort all ...
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Is it possible to limit GMail search results to unread messages?

Is it possible to limit GMail search results to unread messages? This isn't about selecting unread questions from existing search results, which is covered in this question. I'm looking for a search ...
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Make Gmail messages disappear from a label after they are read

I have a filter on my Gmail account that puts messages from certain email addresses under a label "Job" omitting the "Received". Is it possible to make these messages appear also in "Received" until ...
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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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Gmail: Is it possible to label forwarded messages? [duplicate]

I have two Gmail addresses. Address X is obsolete, and I want to forward emails that X gets to address Y. (I intend to abandon X and only use Y.) The problem is that I want messages that came from X ...
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How can I label conversations in Gmail using only the keyboard?

I don't like using the mouse. It's slower than knowing keyboard shortcuts really well and using them. I want to label conversations in my Gmail inbox using only the keyboard. Couldn't find anything ...
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How to have a particular address load with a label in Gmail?

We use webmail for my company (using gmail). It is correctly set to throw anything that comes into @joebowcompany.com into the main processing account. Without labeling recipients and without ...
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How to check your Gmail spam label for good emails

I'm an old user of Gmail since 2004 and I rarely have checked spam label in search of false positive spam emails. Do you have some strategy/technique to find good emails or you just browse the spam ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to jump to specific label?

What is the keyboard shortcut that will allow me to jump to a specific label folder in Gmail?
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Automatically applying a label to an outgoing recipient who already has a label

I'd like to have a piece of outgoing mail to a recipient who already has a label without using the "apply label" button. I tried creating a filter that has a "to" and "from" to apply a label, and that ...
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Apply “Inbox” label in Gmail

I have a rule setup in Outlook to "redirect" certain emails to my Gmail account. When they arrive they do not go into my inbox and end up without the "Inbox" label. Is it possible to apply the ...
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Emails going into Send then into Trash and deleted rather than their designated Files

My problem: I label emails for certain files. They go into these files but also into SENT. Now I'm afraid to move them from SENT to TRASH because they'll be deleted from TRASH when it's emptied but ...
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How do I delete all my mail from my Gmail account?

I want to clear my mail from my Gmail account, but don't feel like selecting every message (also the archived ones). Is there an easy way to delete all my mail from Gmail without having to delete my ...
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Gmail sending to phantom targets

When I send out an email to several different groups, it always sends to a non-existent 'john.smith@case.edu'. There was someone by this name in my contact list at one time, but was long ago ...
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Can Gmail auto track replies of emails when conversation view is turned off?

I know Gmail for some time now allows conversation view to be turned off, thereby ungrouping the emails. However, when doing so, any email replied to leaves no marker at all (as best I can tell), ...
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Change Gmail account display name on top right menu

I've just created a new Gmail account, but I entered a wrong Last and First name. By the account edit info feature I fixed that information, but in the top right drop down menu I still see the wrong ...
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Not receiving all emails sent to my Google Apps account (via gmail)

I use Google Apps for my business. I route emails from my gapps email address to my personal email account on gmail by way of setting the personal account to check and receive email from the gapps ...
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Google Account without Gmail -> possible to obtain Gmail later?

If I create Google Account without Gmail today, will I be able to change my mind and acquire Gmail address in the future, keeping the same Google Account? (The last part is important because other ...
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Filter on Sent Mail folder and delete filtered records

This is the criteria i need to remove mails from sent item folder : 1.)Subject: OMS Messages - Confirmation message 2.)before:2013-08-31 I am using this label:Sent Mail : Subject : OMS Messages - ...