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There is no way to send back an actual SMTP bounce message, but you can send back an automated response if you really want to. Go to your Gmail Labs Settings and turn on the "Canned Responses" lab. This lets you save snippets of text, which can then be inserted into emails automatically. Create a new message, the way you normally would. Write the ...


My suggestion: create a bounce@example.com account, and suspend it. Later, add as many aliases as needed for that account. Worked like a charm for me, with the following return message: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: bounce@example.com Technical details of permanent failure: Google tried to deliver your message, ...


Use this Chrome plugin for Gmail. It allows you to block a sender and send a "real" bounce message (meaning it will have the headers and response of a real bounce message, so it will look like the email was never received). A lot better than the canned response option.


I can think of a hack which won't be a real bounce back, but might be good enough for your use case: Create another account which will bounce back emails (e.g. nouser@example.com). Create a filter in your catchall account which forwards the bad email to that account (e.g. if you want mark@example.com to be bounced back, set up the filter ...


Removing access is not the same as removing the email. The email account still exists, they just can't access it. So emails are collecting in the inbox. If you enable access and log in, you will see them. To get a message to bounce, you have to remove the email account entirely. If you managed your own mailbox server, for example Postfix, then you could ...


How did you "disable his rights"? Suspending the account is the best approach. You do not need to remove the email account or even change the password. (best practice is to change the password though) When you Suspend an account in the Google Apps Domain Manager, all future messages sent to that account are rejected with the following error message: ...


No, there's no way to retrieve them short of asking all people who sent you the email during the period it was deactivated, to send the emails again

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