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Trello email-to-board doesn't work with GMail alias

Trello's email-to-board works fine with the direct email, but I've set up an a filter in GMail to forward mails to it, and it fails. There's no bounced email, but I don't see anything show up on ...
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Gmail's last always growing counter

Gmail has stopped its evergrowing email storage space. What was the storage space counter at before the move to 15GB constant? (Doesn't have to be exact)
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No more username available in Gmail?

Gmail has a serious problem about the possibility of creating new email addresses. I was not able to create a name.surname account for the last three people I helped in the creation of an email ...
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What “Send without sharing” feature do in Gmail when sending attached file from Google Drive?

In Gmail, when sending a message with attachment from Google Drive, there are three options: Share & send Cancel Send without sharing If I choose the "Send without sharing" option, will the ...
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Mark multiple messages as read in Inbox by Gmail

Is there a way to select multiple messages and mark them as read in Inbox by Gmail? I can select multiple messages, but I can't find any way to mark them as read. I can mark them done, but not read. ...
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How can I automatically forward Gmail emails when a label is applied?

Within Gmail, is there any way to automatically forward an email when I apply a label? Gmail filters appear to only work with new emails. For my needs, applying the label is a manual process after ...
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Prevent Gmail telling me about an email that contains a virus or suspicious attachment?

I have a Gmail account which is set to pull in emails from an old POP3 account. For various reasons, I need to keep doing this. At least several times a day I will get the following email from "Gmail ...
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How to report scam Gmail acount?

A Yahoo account was hacked, Lets assume it was called example@yahoo.com and that the victim also have another email example@gmail.com. The guy who hacked Yahoo email id stole the contact list, and ...
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Inbox older emails are swept. How can I recover them?

Actually it is not me but Gmail that has removed old emails. Perhaps in an automatic process the inbox deleted its very old emails, as it only keeps a certain amount of emails in the folder (inbox). ...
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can't find my gmail account in windows 10 [on hold]

My computer automatically upgraded to Windows 10. Now I can't locate my Gmail account. Is there a way to locate it?
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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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Where can I see the date I created my Gmail account?

Well, it's a long time I'm using my Gmail account. Today, I had a talk with my friends about the date we created our Gmail accounts and we all had some guesses about it. Is there any option in Gmail ...
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How to analyze who sends me the most email

I'm trying to make the case to my small team that our email load would drop dramatically if we moved to something like slack.com. It would greatly help my case if I could have some hard data rather ...
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How do I filter emails from mailing lists that have no “to:” entry?

I have a small 5 man team and we use Google for our email. All of the mail goes to mail@example.com and we filter it to our personal emails from there. So if someone sends mail to johndoe@example.com ...
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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. It's really annoying to send a work email message without a subject. So has ...
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How to find the oldest email in Gmail

Just what the title says, how do I find the oldest email in Gmail? I know ho to find the oldest email from a specific person, but I’m interested in finding the oldest email, regardless of the sender ...
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Can I access Gmail through SSL?

Is there a way to access Gmail securely over SSL?
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Strategies for exporting Gmail threads to Google Drive? [on hold]

I love the convenience of creating simple notes/journal/log entries with Gmail. I usually start each topic with an "ok google ...create a note to self...", and then reply to the threads with ...
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Emails sent to a few Gmail accounts/mailboxes go to the Spam folder but not all [migrated]

When I send email from my own email server which is fully configured with following results from PORT25.com Summary of Results from PORT25.com SPF check: pass DomainKeys check: ...
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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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How to upgrade to “Google for Work” from current Google account?

When I try to apply for "Google for Work", it asks me to create a new account for the business plan. It seemed only logical to me that I should be able to "upgrade" my current account to a business ...
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Particular hangouts windows not opening [duplicate]

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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Can I export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?
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Using Google Apps to handle customized after hours auto responses to support based email inbox

THE SETUP: Our company has a primary support email that all of our clients use to generate helpdesk tickets. It is a google apps inbox using helpdesk@%our primary domain% Our ticketing support auto ...
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Email access by phone [closed]

I can access my email account on my computer; evidently I must have changed my Google password on my cell phone because I can no longer get my email on my phone. I have tried putting in my cell phone ...
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I can't remember my password for an old email address [duplicate]

I have gone through the Google Account recovery forms countless times but they will not accept certain missing details eg "when did I set my account up"? I desperately need medical (including ...
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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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How can I stop Gmail from freezing when I open emails?

Recently Gmail started freezing for 5-10 seconds after I open emails. It becomes completely unresponsive, no scrolling, no nothing. I can switch tabs and applications. I'm using Chrome and I haven't ...
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Facebook getting search history from Gmail, Linkedin and Twitter

Recently, in my Facebook search bar I've noticed it shows "recent searches" that I didn't search on Facebook. For instance, I looked at Paul Graham and Scott Adams' twitter feeds. This showed up in my ...
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Cannot get Gmail settings to save changing my signature

How do I get Gmail settings to accept my change to a different signature? The "save changes" doesn't show up to save the change.
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How can I recover my hacked Google account? [duplicate]

My friend got my password for clash of clans and changed my password and enabled 2 step verification.
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Adding email attachment to Google Photos

I am unable to locate photos in Google Photos after using the feature to save them to Google Drive from an email attachment in Gmail. It seems that the best practice is supposed to be: hover over ...
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How to add a profile picture to a second Gmail account

I would like to use a profile picture for a second account attached to my Gmail account. It is not a separate account but one I can send mail and receive mail to. When I hover over my name its a ...
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What does “address is not inside your domain.” mean?

I've been getting this yellow underline frequently, and was wondering what it meant. A quick Google search revealed to me that: "The yellow underline means that an address is not inside ...
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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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Gmail not working in Chrome

I am trying to open my Gmail account. I am not able to. I am getting this error: This site can’t be reached mail.google.com refused to connect. Try: Reloading the page Checking the connection ...
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Office 365 forwarding email to gmail goes to spam because fails DMARC

With Office 365 set to forward emails to Google Apps (i.e. Gmail), the forwarded messages are going to spam because according to the Gmail interface, they have "a from address in example.com but has ...
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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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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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Adding “Send As” address in Gmail result in an SMTP DNS error

I want to send mail from my Gmail box (me@gmail.com) that will appear as sent from my Google Apps address (me@example.com). While setting up the "send as" address, I'm asked to enter my SMTP server, ...
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“Google Offline Mail Background Page” keeps opening

Every 30 seconds or so while I'm browsing in Chrome, a new window calling itself "Google Offline Mail Background Page" keeps opening and then doesn't load. It appears like this: I close it and ...
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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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An ex-friend of mine had made me an account and now I can't get in my account [duplicate]

I am trying to enter my account but my password was changed. It has been over 2 years since I had access to my account I had some documentation in there that I need at this time. How do I get into my ...
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a ...
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Gmail dropping group members from contact group when sending email

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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Gmail Filter: my email is on cc vs to list

How can I create these two filters in Gmail? Filter 1: I am on the To: list -> apply label 1 Filter 2: I am on the cc: list -> skip inbox, apply label 2
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Is there a way to increase the rate at which Gmail fetches mail from another account?

I have configured my Gmail client to also check email from another (POP3) account. The fetch history indicates that Gmail does this automatically about once per hour. Is there any way to set this to a ...
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How to specify “OR” conditions for Gmail filter

How can I filter messages in Gmail using boolean OR conditions? For example, I can specify addresses in the To: or From: fields, but this only matches emails that meet both criteria. How can I match ...
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Only Gmail treats mails from my domain as spam

Gmail is putting emails from my domain in junk. I've followed this question and verified all the steps but still facing the same issue. http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/9157/gmail-treats-...