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Gmail permanently delete a message via a filter

When choosing to delete an email via a filter, the message is sent to the trash. Is there any way to permanently delete it instead? I tried deleting it twice with two different filters (the logic is ...
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Is it possible to convert my appspot subdomain to a gmail id?

Need advice from a Google apps expert here. A few months ago, I tried desperately to register a gmail account that belongs to my name (prahladyeri@gmail.com), but the system absolutely refused saying ...
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List of UIDs in Gmail Thread_ID

I am making a Gmail App for which I need list of UIDs according to Thread_ID. I am able to generate list of particular UIDs for specific Thread_ID. For Example in my script Thread_ID(890560270645) ...
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What text triggers the GMail warning about forgetting attachments?

I would like to know exactly what text causes the GMail pop-up dialog box that warns that you may have forgotten to attach files to an e-mail. I have visited a lot of webpages describing the feature, ...
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Counting the number of emails exchanged with a given email address in Gmail

Is there any way to easily count the number of emails exchanged with a given email address in Gmail? (number of emails <> number of threads)
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Why does GMail show two different pictures for my profile, one of which is not me?

Recently, a strange thing occurred in my account when viewing it on my laptop computer, I have my normal profile picture that appears in the upper right hand corner of what I see when seeing my mail ...
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How can I search for a specific e-mail without flipping through every page each time?

I tried to search for such a question on this website but did not find anything really concerning to my real question. So, I have got Gmail and I have a lot of e-mails. There are like 4000 or ...
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How to change the password of Gmail in CLI?

How to change the password of Gmail in CLI ? That is, after: openssl s_client -crlf -connect pop.gmail.com:995 What command should I type? Some says we can't in CLI. Is it true ? And Is it also ...
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Gmail & Mailman: Email from Mailing List from Self

I'm subscribed to a few Mailman mailing lists. When someone sends an email to the list, I of course get an email from the list. My question is with regards to what happens I send an email to the list. ...
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“there was a problem previewing this document” in Gmail

Almost every time I click on an attachment preview in Gmail it says there was a problem previewing this document and offers to download. What did I do wrong and how to fix it?
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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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Get email addresses from gmail message body

I've found this lovely script from another thread: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received. It works great! However, what I'm trying to do is pull the contact info from the message body, as ...
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Keeping Gmail messages in the inbox after they are answered

My Gmail inbox moves answered messages to the sent mail folder, attached to my reply. How do I set up Gmail to keep the answered messages in the inbox? I use the Gmail online and off-line clients and ...
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Could I add a new Gmail email address to my Google account?

If I delete my Gmail address from my Google account (with this method), then could I register a new one? Google support pages don't say anything about it, sadly. I think maybe it is possible because ...
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Google account shows unknown device logged in. Password reset and 2FA does not make this device go away

When I login to my google account and list the devices that have accessed my account, I see an unknown device access from India. I do not recognize this device and have subsequently changed my ...
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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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Get number of Sent emails from Gmail conversations/threads [on hold]

I am able to fetch Gmail Thread_IDs, I want to know how to fetch all messages from Gmail Threads using thread ID. After able to fetch all message in one thread usind thread id(if-possible) Is it ...
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Gmail Filter Not Forwarding Email

I have a Gmail filter set up to forward some emails to another account. The filter is correctly finding all of the incoming emails and is labeling them "WAVE" as it is supposed to. But it is not ...
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How do I reclaim my old Gmail username?

I'm looking to recover the username from a Google Account that I deleted a couple years ago. The username is stevenheidel. All I want is the name, don't require any information from the account. This ...
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How do I get my old Google Chat back in the Gmail web app?

I don't like the new Google Hangout integration with my gmail web app. It's too busy, too much color, and too hard to see what status people are. In short, get off my lawn. Can I get the old Google ...
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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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How to migrate and forward entire free Google account to Google Apps?

I just upgraded the to Google Apps Unlimited from the free version of Gmail, the free version of Google Photos, and the free version of Google Drive. I'd like to transfer all my settings, photos, ...
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How to keep emails that I put in my folders while deleting them from my inbox in Gmail

How can I keep my messages I put into my folders I created in Gmail? In my Yahoo account, I have lots of folders where I keep receipts, medical records, etc. and they do not appear in my inbox after I ...
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How can I filter and label emails that are sent to a mailing list (which I am a part of)?

My current Gmail e-mail address is a part of a bunch of mailing lists that I need to be a part of. The problem is that I don't know what they are and they are always changing. So, how can I have it ...
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Is there a way to display exact received time instead of relative time?

Does google offer a configuration option, or has someone developed a plugin or extension, that can display the exact received time instead of the relative time an email was received? This is what I ...
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How can I find out the calling history in the plugin of gmail?

In gmail, there used to be a plugin at lower left corner for using Gtalk to call some other people. When I click the phone icon, there will be a list of recent phone numbers that I have communicated ...
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How do I set Gmail to use my default account? [closed]

How do I set Gmail to use my default account? My settings are set correctly, so this appears to be a bug. Details: I've checked my settings and my ****@xona.com account is set to be the default, but ...
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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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What causes the infinite redirect loop when I login to Gmail? How do I fix it?

Of course I can't reproduce it now! However, about 20% of the time I try to login to my Gmail account (because my wife is logged into her), it gets stuck in an infinite redirect loop. I always end up ...
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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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How to disable Gmail's spam filter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the spam filter in Gmail? How to disable Gmail's spam filter? I'd prefer to manually filter them as my account has low enough traffic.
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How to retire a Gmail address without it becoming available to others?

I'm trying to shut down a Gmail address in such a way that: Nobody knows what the **** happened to me It blocks or does not receive emails It does not allow anyone else to create the ...
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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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Chrome browser: Show extension icons in “application shortcut” page? [migrated]

I use an extension that has a "browser action" icon, showing in the toolbar. However, when I use an "application shortcut" with a web page, the toolbar does not show (as expected). But, I'd like to ...
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Disable Google Contacts Preview

Just today when I click on Contacts in Gmail, it opens a new tab with a new contacts web application. Please tell me how to disable this and get back to the old version of contacts (Gmail). It's ...
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GMail chat list doesn't show the “More options” or “Caret” icon

I was trying to organize my Gmail chat contact list, I remember that previously there was a "More options" button and then it was replaced by a "Caret" icon which open a dropdown menu with the option ...
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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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Some incoming Gmail messages do not word wrap

I've noticed that in Gmail some incoming emails do not word wrap. This is quite annoying as I have to navigate the cursor horizontally to read the message. Some people think that the sender's email ...
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How to cc a personal contact group in Gmail?

I am aware of the way to send a mail to a group of users, by creating a contact list. Is there a way to add all the users to cc in a different email? Say to abc@hello.com cc my personal group. ...
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How to Filter Emails Forwarded to Gmail Alias?

I have a Google Apps email (me@business.com) set to auto-forward all mail to my personal Gmail (me@gmail.com). I have added the me@business.com address to my personal Gmail so I can send mail as ...
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Why did my Gchat easter egg animations stop working?

I frequently use the chat popup in Gmail to talk with my husband while we are working. Today I typed "Woot" to something he said, and the little happy animation guy didn't show up (for either of us). ...
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Import MBOX file to Gmail, but pass it through spam filter?

I have an MBOX file of an old email account that I wanted to merge into Gmail as an alias. However, this MBOX file has a bunch of spam emails in it that I want to basically verify and discard. If I ...
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Creating a filter in Gmail that applies more than one label

I've been using Filters for a while in Gmail but have always been wondering if such a feature is available. Is it possible to somehow have a Gmail filter apply more than one label? As you can see ...
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Google Forms - Survey data storing

I am trying to capture and store data into a spreadsheet using google forms. Everything will be stored in google drive. How do I set up forms/ spreadsheet to input the data captured in the form into ...
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How to use GPG with Gmail?

I would like to read and write GPG encrypted mails within Gmail. I found FireGPG, but the support for Gmail has been discontinued (and I am using Google Chrome as a browser). What is the most ...
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How can I read an IMAP account via Gmail?

Is it possible to read an IMAP email address via my Gmail account? According to the docs I have found they only seem to support reading of POP3, but I find that a bit weird?
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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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How to allow Gmail to receive ZIP files

I want to send a zipped file to someone with a Gmail account, but it doesn't arrive. I get a Delivery Status Notification (Failure). So how can you configure Gmail to receive zip files? PS the file ...
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How to make Gmail and LinkedIn separate - avoiding information leakage?

I noticed something I really don't like: my Gmail contacts are able to see my LinkedIn profile! As I already have one working mail I'd like to keep my personal profile (Gmail) separate from my work ...
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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 ...