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How does Google's new two-factor authentication work with IMAP, POP, etc.?

I'm very excited about Google's new two-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication means, in this case, that instead of just authenticating based on "something you know" (your password) you also ...
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Is there a way customize priority inbox like this?

I would like to customize the priority inbox of my Google Apps email. The top section is already "Important and unread" and the bottom section "Everything else". In the middle I would like to have ...
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How to access Google Apps mail from within personal Gmail account

I have a personal Gmail account which I use for personal mails and a Google Apps mail account by my employer which I use for my professional mails. It want to access my Google Apps mails from my ...
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Can I bounce messages (not forward, but a true bounce) in Gmail?

Prima facie this is impossible. But perhaps someone has some kind of hack to do it. This is one of the last things holding me back from switching to Gmail from Pine. To be clear, bouncing a message ...
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Guidelines on email formatting to make contents Google Calendar friendly

Does Google provide any documented, official recommendations about how to format an email that will easily import the event into a user's Google Calendar? Let's say that I want to send an email about ...
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How can I setup Google Apps Email for a subdomain?

I have Google Apps setup for "domain.com". I'd like to receive mail at "user@mail.domain.com" how can I do this?
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Creating Aliases in Google Apps Email for Non-Users

I would like to create an email alias for a domain associated with my Google Apps domain that points to a domain that's not associated with Google Apps. domain1.com is associated with GA, domain2.com ...
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Can a few employees share the same inbox in Gmail?

I am administrator for a shop. We have a few employees but we use one email address for customers, shop@example.com It would be nice to organize this in some way so that the employees can have their ...
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How can I import existing emails into a new Google Apps email account?

I'm working on setting up a Google Apps account. As part of the switch, I'd like to import old emails for all users on the domain. I thought I could do this by using the mail fetcher functionality. ...
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How can I delete a paid Google Apps Business account without stopping my Postini service if I use Postini for the same domain?

I use Postini spam protection for my example.com domain. My example.com production email is not hosted by Google. I also have a paid Google Apps for Business account for the same example.com domain. ...
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Does Gmail send quota warnings via email

I manage a domain on Google Apps for a lot of heavy email users who mostly use Outlook and rarely login to the Gmail application. I know there is a quota monitor at the bottom of the page when you ...
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Auto responders to only certain email addresses in Gmail

I'm trying to set up an auto responder to only certain people in Gmail. I'm aware you can go to –Settings → General → Vacation responder to set a global response, but I'm trying to setup almost a ...
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Why can't I set up a Google Group with collaborative inbox on my own domain?

We're using Google Apps to handle our email (me@example.com), and according to Google you could set up a collaborative inbox for your business email through Google Groups (link). But when I sign in ...
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Is it possible to change the theme for a Google Apps e-mail account?

I like the way I can choose a theme in regular gmail, but I don't seem to find the option for my GoogleApps account. Is is possible to change it?
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Google Apps for business email forwarding

We have somewhere in the region of 900 users, but of these, only 200 or so are important to us. We are thinking of migrating over to Google Apps for business and need to know if we could simply set ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Offline Google Mail (Gmail)?

With the Offline Google Mail app in the Chrome Web Store, is it possible to enable keyboard shortcuts similar to those available in the web version of Gmail? For example, I can use the mouse to move ...
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Since Google Apps supports unlimited groups, is it possible to use groups as a substitute for aliases?

Google Apps supports unlimited group email addresses, but only 30 email aliases per user. Does this mean that instead of creating an alias myalias@example.com for michael@example.com, I can just ...
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can I schedule to send mail later on with duration on gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I set an e-mail to send on a timer within gmail? I'd like to schedule an email at a later time and date with Gmail. Is this possible? They have many goodies in their ...
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Google Apps error: Currently this single sign-in feature is disabled for the domain example.com

When I try to allow a third-party tool access to my Google Apps mail, I get the error: Currently this single sign-in feature is disabled for the domain example.com How do I solve this?
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Distribution Lists in Google Apps?

I have a (standard edition) Google Apps domain, and I'm looking for the best way to add a few standard email addresses (admin@, webmaster@, etc.) without using the catch-all approach (I want to catch ...
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How to manage labels in GMail with keyboard?

At work we use Google Apps. I like to assign mails that are important to my work with "todo" and after I did them with "done". I am pondering a way to do this efficiently and preferably without the ...
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How can I copy contacts from Google Apps for Business Directory to another Google Mail account?

I don't really understand how Google Apps for domains directories work. When I start an email it knows about all the people at my domain, but when I go to Contacts, I can't find a directory of just ...
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Is there any way to get your Google Apps and standard Gmail accounts into a single inbox?

I have a old gmail account, of me_loads_of_numbers@gmail.com, which I have a significant amount of mail going into. I also have a new Google Apps account, me@mydomain.com , which is obviously ...
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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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How do I set up an out of office/vacation response for another user in Gmail?

Being the Studio Assistant if people forget to set their out of office I have to set it for them. Obviously we don't want to keep a copy of everyone's login details. Is there a way I can do this ...
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Can Gmail favicons be customized by domain?

I have several different Gmail accounts with different domains (my school, my employer, etc.). Is there a way to have each show a different favicon so I can know which browser tab is for which? ...
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How can I grant access to everyone in domain to send e-mail on behalf of a particular account in Google Apps?

We use Google Apps for e-mail and I'd like to grant access for everyone in the domain, including people added in future, to be able to send mail as one particular account. Is there a way to do this ...
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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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Is there a way to change an attachment name after uploading to GMail

Often I would like to change the name of a file that I am attaching to an email. Off course I could change the filename locally, but that would mess up my own "scheme of things". Is there a way to ...
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Can I rename an email address in Google Apps?

I have a .pl domain with Google Apps for your domain - mostly for email management. Now one of the users in this domain want to change her email address to a new one (surname change). What is the ...
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Permalink to specific Gmail inbox

Gmail's multiple account support distinguishes between Gmail accounts with just an index, which simply reflects the order in which you signed into Gmail: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/ ...
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Outages where Google Apps Email account can't pull down new messages via IMAP, but can still send over SMTP

I've got 5 email accounts set up on my computer: 1 @gmail and 4 Google Apps for Business. Recently I've been getting an error with one of my Google Apps for Business accounts where it won't pull down ...
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Filter replies to a mailing list in Gmail

i have a company wide mail list (company-all@example.com) from which important messages are sent time to time. What isn't important is the dolts who reply all to this address. Is there a way to ...
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Add a Disclaimer to Gmail App (Mail) for every user account

What I want is, every mail that is sent out of a Google Apps account must have a disclaimer at the bottom of the mail. And I want this disclaimer to be added to every user account. How can I ...
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Is there a way to have alias addresses in Google Apps Gmail?

I want to be able to have email addresses for people @example.com that do not have Google accounts under our domain. I want to be able to forward someone@example.com to ...
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How can I set up my site to use Google Apps for Domains via cPanel

Not an issue I have now, luckily, as I've switched hosts, but this annoyed me for a while. I had a site hosted with a host who did not give me a DNS control panel, just cPanel. Is there a way using ...
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How can I set up a shared mailbox in Google Apps for Business?

I'm trying to setup a functioning email system for the business so I have turned to Google. We have a few requirements: We need to have one account accessed by <10 people, Info@domain.co.uk but I ...
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How to see inbox status across multiple Gmail accounts at a glance?

I have several Gmail accounts I use regularly (for personal and different businesses). I love how in the Gmail iPhone app I can see how many unread inbox emails I have in each account at a glance in ...
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Allow Regular Users to Own/Manage Groups in Google Apps Mail

We have numerous groups setup with our Google Apps domain - most of them are administered by the SysAdmin (who has full priveleges) but we want some of them to be administered by other users (who only ...
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Export contacts from Gmail Business account to a different Gmail Personal account

My business uses Gmail client for email, and has a saved list of all the contacts within the company. Whenever you begin to type a name in the "To:" field, it will automatically match members who are ...
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Download email messages through Google Takeout

I was having a look at the Google Takeout service, and one thing I noticed is that although my Google account uses Gmail (with my own domain via Google Apps for Business) when I go to takeouts Gmail ...
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How to transfer specific e-mails between Gmail account and Google Apps

I have two Gmail(ish) accounts: One Google Apps account for work One Gmail account for everything else I like this separation and I like to keep things organized, but some coworkers (often but ...
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Guarantee email never goes to junk—Gmail / Google Apps for Business

We use Google Apps for Business to run our emails (Gmail) and we have quite a few emails that we get from the same people / the same address (@company.com) / or same subject, that always seem to go ...
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How do I achieve a “shared inbox” in Google Apps?

I have searched here and on Google for the best solution to achieve a similar function to a shared inbox here at my office setup. I also spent one hour with the Google Apps Support team in the states ...
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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 to set up POP3 from Google Apps to Google Apps?

I have Google Apps standard edition with two accounts - account A and account B. I want to redirect all emails from one account (account A) to the other one (account B). Works nicely but... when ...
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Programatically change subject line and forward mail - Google Apps

Gmail groups email with the same subject line into a conversation view (threaded). I've never had an issue with this functionality until I began using an online fax service (myfax). I can't label / ...
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Google Apps Sync Update Causes Weird Behavior [closed]

We use Gmail as a paid service for our company email. We converted to this over a year ago and things have been running smoothly. Most of us use Google Apps Sync and this works well. However, ...
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Can I combine multiple domains under one Google Apps account?

I have one domain for which I use Google Apps (Standard Edition) to provide email. I've recently started another website at another domain, and I want to also use Google Apps (again, Standard Edition) ...
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Can't create an email alias in new Google Apps

Our Google Apps has been updated to the new interface and I can't find where to create an alias for a user. The help says to click User then on the user's name and then scroll down to the "add ...