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How can I stop sent items from appearing in my inbox?

Whenever I send any messages from my Gmail account (smartphone, laptop or both), a copy of the sent message comes back into my inbox. I have tried every possible setting related ti IMAP and POP, but ...
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Outlook email forwarded to Gmail account

For some reason, my Outlook.com emails are being forwarded to my Gmail account. Every time I receive an email in my Outlook inbox, the same message appears in my Gmail inbox. This is extremely ...
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Do Google Apps group email addresses and email addresses support plus signs and periods in email addresses?

Do Google Apps group email addresses and email addresses support plus signs and arbitrary periods in addresses, like normal Gmail addresses do? For example, if I have a group email address (e.g. one ...
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Mark message as read when archiving

I just switched from my email hosting providers web mail interface to Gmail. One feature I miss is being able to tell the app to mark messages as read when I archive them. Example: (In Gmail) I ...
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Gmail chat not working after power outage

There was a power outage here earlier today that lasted long enough to shut my computer off. (I never thought I'd be asking a question about a power outage on this site, but here we are.) When I ...
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How to disable automatic forward from gmail with no password

Is it possible to disable automatic forward from a gmail address (that I do not know the password and I have no access to) to my email address?
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Upload emails to Gmail account from the Google Takeout generated .mbox file

In the past I've downloaded my emails from a Gmail account using Google Takeout. This gave me a .mbox archive. Is there a way I can upload this into a another Gmail account?
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How does GMail order conversations?

I would like to know exactly how GMail decides which e-mail conversation to show 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc. in a list of conversations. (I am talking about the inbox, but I expect it would use the same ...
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Include label into google mail address [duplicate]

I have seen that it is possible to labels e-mails by using tags in e-mail address. For example if my address is myaddress@gmail.com then it is possible to send e-mail like myaddress.offer@gmail.com ...
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Swipe gmail off my phone… but later still read it on my PC [on hold]

I read my gmails from 2 different devices (same gmail address): My Android (Marshmallow) phone. My PC at home, in a browser, logged into my gmail account. I need 100% of my mail to appear on both. ...
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Gmail attach file keyboard shortcut

I would like to know if there is any keyboard shortcut to attach a file when writing an email. Most of the shortcuts can be found here, but they do not include any for this task.
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Is it possible to change the background color of all incoming emails in Gmail?

I have been working with the theme options in Gmail. There is an option for changing the background color of the text/background inbox list of emails. I would like to change the original background ...
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Gmail text overlapping when editing

I'm having a strange issue in Gmail. I couldn't edit the text that was already typed. It overlaps the existing text. The cursor itself looks boxy instead of line. It's hard to explain with text, So ...
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Gmail unread count not visible for long labels

In Gmail, labels with long names has their count cut off. Ex: I've been shortening label names, but shortening names is not an elegant solution, IMHO. I would like either: Names would be auto ...
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How do I avoid the <img src> attribute being stripped by Gmail?

In the body of an HTML e-mail I send <img style="display:block" alt="Revel Resorts | AC NJ" src="http://revel.mydelphic.com/sites/all/themes/revel/images/r_01.jpg" border="0" height="128" ...
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How to comment on YouTube without your name, but send from Gmail with your name?

I have a friend whose Gmail account name is a fairly cryptic series of letters, and who filled out equally cryptic strings when Google asked for his first and last name, so that emails come from ...
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Is there any way to make Gmail automatically delete out-of-office replies from cc addresses?

It's just quite a nuisance when you send out an email with only one or two to addresses and a whole bunch of cc/bcc addresses just because they were previously part of the email chain and you then get ...
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Is there a way to automatically ban an address in Gmail?

In Yahoo! Mail, in the settings section, we have an item named "banned addresses", which means that we normally don't receive email messages from that address. It doesn't go to spam, trash, etc. We ...
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Filter emails in Gmail by number of messages in a conversation

I want to search Gmail and bring up conversations that have only a certain number of messages in the thread. Say I want to see a thread that has more than three messages in it. Is there a way to ...
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Set up Gmail to place the quoted text on top of my reply for bottom-posting

Is there a way to configure Gmail or add a labs extension to enable bottom-posting of replies? By default it quotes the message you are replying and places the cursor at the top. I want it to place ...
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Can I stop Gmail from warning me I have no subject? [closed]

I know I have no subject. That's on purpose Mr Gmail! Now how can I get it to stop warning me? EDIT: As of Nov 27, 2012 Gmail no longer shows this warning.
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How can I teach Gmail to warn me that the subject is empty

Gmail sends your email without any notification when the subject is empty. I read that in the past this was a feature. And it's really annoying to send a work email without a subject. So has anyone a ...
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Created new Gmail account while logged in with non-Gmail email

I created a new Gmail account for my daughter while logged on as myself (account was created using non-Gmail address). While I was doing it, it asked if I want to be able to manage this email using ...
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Error “Web login required.” at Gmail when using an IMAP client but I've changed the settings to allow using it

I'm working on application which involves login to a email server vie IMAP. When I'm logining at Gmail, I always get "Web login required." and a link to "Control, protect, and secure your account, all ...
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Something is checking my Gmail on set intervals

As you can see from the picture something is leaving a timestamp in my Gmail if I leave it open in the browser while AFK. It is almost always happening every hour and I don't understand why. Does ...
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Gmail account received another person's email [duplicate]

My Gmail address is my full name with a dot between my first and last name. I periodically receive emails for another person with the same name add me however his address DOES NOT have a period ...
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Gmail deletes messages after reply instead of keeping it in the main inbox. How do I stop it?

Every time I reply to an email in Gmail, instead of leaving it in my inbox folder it deletes the reply message. Then, it makes me restore it. This is a glitch, I know, but how do I get it to stop ...
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Disable “Stay signed in” for Google Inbox/Gmail

Title says it all... When I sign in to Google Inbox, the "Stay signed in" box is checked by default on the password screen. Sometimes I forget to uncheck it. Is there a setting somewhere to disable ...
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Particular hangouts windows not opening

When I click on a person's name in the chat list, sometimes an invisible chat window opens. I can see the outline of the window, but nothing else. In every session, 3-4 such windows open. I have ...
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How to set up different reply-to addresses for different emails, in Gmail

I email a bunch of different clients from the same Gmail account. I am also using Zoho Projects to manage all of them. Zoho provides a feature that allows you to directly email areas of your project ...
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Can you make Gmail show plain text only messages in fixed-width font?

Is it possible to make Gmail display messages with only text/plain content using a constant width font? To clarify, I'd still prefer multipart/alternative messages with an HTML part to be shown in ...
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Emails are marked as coming from the recipient “GMAIL”

I have a person's email address saved in my contacts, but when they send me an email, it comes up with the name "GMAIL". This seems to have just changed as previous emails came through with the ...
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How do I work around labels being applied to individual messages and not conversations in Gmail?

There are numerous reports of issues with Gmail labels, stars, unreads, message counts, and generally searching or counting combinations of these. Many of these seem to come from a common cause. I ...
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Filter Gmail messages by the location of the sender

I want to filter the Gmail messages I receive in different folders based on the geographic region of the sender. Is this possible? And if yes, how can it be done automatically?
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Delete a table from a Gmail message?

I have an email which I want to forward but which contains an embedded table. I want to delete this table in the email I am going to send but no matter what I try: the table stays in the message: Is ...
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Display signature above quoted reply in Inbox by Gmail

It was easy to do in Gmail (select the checkbox marked Insert this signature before quoted text in replies and remove the "--" line that precedes it), but I might be missing something obvious in ...
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How do I stay logged into Gmail after shutting down my computer if the “stay signed in” box does NOT appear at the sign in?

The "stay signed in" check box no longer appears when I log in to my Gmail account. Therefore, every time I go to Gmail after shutting down my computer I have to re-enter the password. I have no idea ...
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Gmail search for unstarred emails in a label

Have tried multiple way and none of them has worked, Used : in:Test -is:starred and -is:starred in:TEST and other option, None of them worked, in:Test -is:starred has listed all started email in Test ...
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How do I set up notifications for when a new sheet is added in Google Sheets?

I am part of a large group of users that share a Google spreadsheet and would appreciate if anyone can help me figure a way to set up immediate notifications specifically only for when someone adds a ...
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Gmail displaying wrong timezone

I reinstalled Windows 10. Windows 10 has the correct time zone. However, Gmail is 2 hours ahead of me (+10 GMT), while I am in +8 GMT. I checked this Q/A and found no current answers. I see the ...
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Gmail Forward only .ICS Attachments With Filter

I would like all emails with .ICS attachments forwarded to a non-Gmail email account. I already added the other email account for forwarding under settings, but the only option I see for the filter ...
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Prevent Gmail from expanding email address using name from Contacts

I want to prevent Gmail from replacing To: i@corp.com with: To: The fat guy who was near takeshi at the meeting <i@corp.com> I just typed i@corp.com in the compose window, but Gmail expands ...
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Where is the “resend” option?

Sometimes one wants to resend an email for various reasons - I am only finding reply/reply all/forward. Where is the resend?
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Why does Gmail add spacings in the emails I send?

Quite often, I compose an email in Gmail, I send the email, and than realize that some weird spacings had appeared in the email that I just sent. How to avoid that, without resorting to switching to ...
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Gmail -post-hacking restoring incoming email to inbox instead of trash

I use Gmail for my office. My account was hacked. (Two days ago I received an email from an otherwise trusted source stating that he had files in Dropbox to share. I bit. No files. Dumbdedumbdumb.) ...
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Sending auto replies in office 365 based on message contents

I want to be able to search each email I get for a word, and if it found autoreply to them with an office 365 email. I couldn't find a way to do this (only unconditionally), so I set up the email to ...
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My WordPress blog address is shown to all my Gmail contacts: how to prevent?

My friend found my WordPress blog by importing his Gmail contacts into his WordPress blog. And I was in his contacts. Thus, WordPress shares my blog address automatically with all my Gmail contacts. ...
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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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How do contact icons propagate among services and devices?

I've been perplexed trying to understand the following issue. I have several devices and services: specifically, for example, a Macbook, an iPhone, and a Gmail e-mail account. Each provides its own ...
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Change email boxout text in Gmail

Currently, when someone hovers over my picture after receiving a Gmail e-mail from me they see the following: I probably wouldn't, tbh. I no longer want this text to display as it seems a little ...