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Default language/encoding for Gmail attachments

In Gmail, when you receive an email with an attachment having a filename with Unicode characters, there's an option to select the language to be zipped for. For example: This defaults to English ...
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GMail import from another provider

I am setting up Google Apps and need to replicate all my user email accounts (about 20 in total) within Google, then move all the mailboxes over, then change the MX records to point to Google's ...
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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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GmailApp service for consumer Gmail accounts?

I successfully set up Gmail Snooze in my google apps accounts (for work) and I like it so much that I want to set it up for my personal email, too (@gmail.com). I followed all the same instructions, ...
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Is it possible to forward emails to multiple addresses individually using Gmail?

So, at my office we're using Asana for a lot of stuff, but mainly as a project organiser and keeping a tab on support issues from our customers. We're using the "Create task automatically by ...
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Blocking spam in Google Groups for Business

My company is using Google Apps for its email service. We use Google groups for business as shared inboxes for general company enquiries and correspondence, e.g. info@mycompany.com, to which outside ...
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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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Why does search in Google Mail not find some substrings but others work?

Today I saw a very strange behavior when searching in Google Mail. I was looking for an eMail which contained an IP: 192.168.100.150. I couldn't remember exactly what it was, but I knew the first ...
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Gmail doesn't include Hotmail recipients in reply-all

I just noticed that, on a thread that includes about 4 Gmail addresses, one Hotmail, and one Google Group, reply-all doesn't include the Hotmail address. Is this a known issue?
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How can I automatically run a Gmail filter on existing emails every day?

I'd like to automatically archive certain emails if I haven't done it myself after they're, say, a week old. I could use a filter to archive these emails, but I'd have to run the filter myself ...
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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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Is it possible to use custom font in GMail?

Gmail only provides these fonts: sans serif serif comic sans ms courier new garamound georgia tahoma trebuchet ms verdana But I don't wanna use any of those. I want to use the font of my own ...
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I want a loud or annoying notification of unsent drafts in Gmail

From time to time, I forget to send an email. Sure, I can just look at the number of drafts. But what I'd really like would be a hard-to-miss alert whenever I am about to close my Gmail that there are ...
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Undeliverable email warning not forwarded from gmail

I have a Google Mail account which should forward all emails to my main email account. It works in 99% of cases with my current filters: Matches: is:spam Do this: Never send it to Spam Matches: ...
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How do I set Gmail to use my default account?

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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Set Gmail to reply text-only to only a specific address

I just subscribed to a mailing list that (still) requests that messages sent to it be text-only, no exceptions. (Their FAQ references storage space being at a premium on PDAs such as Palm Pilots.) ...
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Ampersand in email address/nickname?

I have received email from an external person addressed to x&y@domain.com instead of xny@domain.com. (& is a valid character in email addresses.) It is caught in the catchall and I would like ...
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How can I get a link to a specific email thread in Gmail if I have the preview pane enabled?

I often like to create links to specific email threads and put them in my calendar so that I have the relevant information at my fingertips. Ever since I enabled the preview pane, this has been ...
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Lot of spam to deactivated email address

I used to have an email address from an educational institution that just got deactivated. However, they still forward their email to my other Gmail email address for a month (this is the main, ...
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Email forwarding from outlook.com to Gmail not working for all messages

Some important email messages are not getting forwarded. Is there some kind of block that does not allow forwarding of emails with 'sensitive' information? Or does outlook.com make mistakes?
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Does linking a Google account managed by an administrator to a personal account cause any security issues

I have a company-managed google account and I'm reading from here that the administrator has full access to all data on the account. ...
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How can I know if an application modified anything in my Gmail account?

Say I used an application that accessed my Gmail account, e.g. https://immersion.media.mit.edu/: how can I know if this application modified anything in my Gmail account?
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How do I access my inactive GMail account?

A few years ago I created an GMail account, and over time it became inactive. Recently when trying to access it for reuse, it will not allow access with last known password. When trying to reset the ...
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How can I get GMail to sort starred threads by most recent reply instead of most recent star?

This changed 6-12 months ago. At some point, GMail's "Starred First" and "Starred" mail views started sorting conversations by the most recently starred email. This means that new replies to old ...
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My replies are missing from Gmail threads when using 3rd party mail clients

When using gmail in 3rd party email clients (iOS Mail, Sparrow for Mac and Airmail for Mac), my replies are missing from threaded conversations. Take the following example; Bill emails Jon, Sue and ...
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How can I preview various Google services in Firefox?

With iGoogle shut down I haven't been able to replicate my homepage through other services. I'm not asking for a generic replacement for iGoogle, but how to accomplish a specific use case whether ...
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POP3 email in Gmail not filtering correctly

I am accessing another email account via POP3 within Gmail. Update: I have 2 other email addresses set up with the same filters, and they are working as intended. The only difference between this ...
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Gmail - Filter Messages to group1@gmail.com and NOT to group2@gmail.com

I am a part of multiple groups in my corporate gmail account, and would like to filter out all emails from my Inbox that come to group1@gmail.com so that they are marked as read and archived, except ...
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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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Am I using the GMail 'mute' properly?

I tried to search for some answers, both here and on forums but it's very hard to find a reliable one as Google has changed its functionality couple of times so old answers don't apply anymore. I'm ...
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Gmail filter with regular expressions

I use Gmail and I'm receiving lots of emails I want to filter. They all have in common that the subject is like these: Some words - r1234 - Some more words Some words - r987665 - Some more words Some ...
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How to get my sent mail included in my inbox?

I've recently started using my inbox as my primary view in Gmail. But I have one major complaint: sent mails do not bump threads into my inbox. How can I make it so all sent mails go in my inbox?
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Sort Of Complex Gmail Filter

I want to label messages in gmail according to a logic that goes something like this: from includes bob@hisdomain.com, sheila@herdomain.com, *@anotherdomain.com unless subject starts with 'Personal:' ...
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workaround for a Gmail composer arrow key/cursor bug

I trigger a minor cursor bug in Gmail's composer all the time, and it's driving me nuts. Here's the bug: Reply to an email and type something. With the cursor at the end of the line, press the down ...
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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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How to get specific information on “unusual activity” on Gmail from Google?

This has happened to me today. I was forced to give my phone number to Google in order to re-enable my account, and was forced to change my password. The activity log doesn't show any other IP address ...
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When using the gmail preview pane lab, fastest way to get a direct link to a conversation?

In vanilla gmail, clicking on a conversation alters the fragment ID in the URL, allowing you to link back to that conversation. (It opens in its own gmail interface.) I am using the preview pane, ...
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One Google Apps account not receiving email, all other are

The main account on my Google Apps account is not receiving email, and all the others are. I sent test emails from an external account and they were received by all other accounts except for one. Any ...
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Prevent Gmail from delivering emails of a thread to the inbox once a label is applied to it

I have a lot of emails to which I apply labels and remove it from the Inbox. However, when a new email in the thread arrives, it again comes to my Inbox (and is also in that label's folder). How do I ...
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Is there a setting/extension to disable HTML formatting in received Gmail messages?

I want all INBOX messages in gmail to appear in plain text. When I read the messages I receive, I just want everything appearing in a consistent font and size of my choice. No html formatting ...
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How do you search for the frequency with which a few specific words are used in gmail chats with a specific person?

A friend asked me to make an info-graph in celebration of he and his wife having a baby due pretty soon. I have an idea for it - frequency of baby terms (baby, babies, kid, kids) by month in our ...
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How to get saved password from POP3 account in Gmail?

I have set up a POP3 mail account (Yahoo) in Gmail to send and receive my Yahoo messages from there. Everything works, so obviously I saved my password for the account somewhere in Gmail. I want to ...
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How can I remove the “on behalf of” message when sending from a delegated account?

Please note that this is not the same as this question which is to do with removing the message for send as aliases. If I delegate access to my Gmail account to somebody else, they are able to access ...
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Google host email failure - diagnostic code smtp; 550-5.1.1

I'm having difficulties figuring out exactly why this particular email address has stopped working. The domain is hosted by HostGator, but the associated email account is hosted by Google. This is ...
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Google Tasks: How to list all tasks by due date regardless of what list it is present on?

I have several lists of Google tasks, I have an app for my iPad that lists all Google tasks regardless of what list it is from by due date. So it does appear the API supports doing this. I'm looking ...
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Show text/plain even if both text/plain and text/html are sent

Someone sent me an e-mail in both text and HTML, with embedded (attached) images. One of the images is 3311-pixel wide. As a consequence, gmail widens the text box accordingly, which makes the e-mail ...
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access old username and change to use it on accounts

I can't access several accounts I created, probably because I didn't know what password I'd used, before the one I finally created. I don't like that this last account I created is the one being used ...
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In Gmail, can I base my “send from” address on a filter/label?

In short: In Gmail, is there a way to let the "send from" address change automatically depending on which label the mail has? In long: I have 4 accounts connected to Gmail. Lets say ...
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Gmail can't recover the username to access my android phone

My son has a blackberry which has pattern password. His younger brother has pressed it too many times and it is now locked. It is asking for his gmail username but he does not know it. He has never ...
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Accidentally blocked my server from accessing Gmail account; how to undo?

Gmail asked me if I recognized an IP, I said I didn't, and it was blocked. Turns out that IP was from a server of mine that uses a Gmail account. It has already used it in the past, I don't know why ...