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I can think of two options available, neither of which are elegant: Add a -to:firstname.lastname@example.org to all the other filters that may archive the message. Use a variation of the above but instead of hard-coding the address, add a descriptive label. There's no option to send an email to the inbox via a filter. Your only option is to prevent the message from ...
Filters are processed in the order they exist in the list. This means that if a filter comes after another one, you can use one of these special filter criterias which it warns you about. For example, if you have a filter that stars a message, then you can have a rule below it use is:starred successfully. Some criteria is even applied automatically before ...
There are two ways to get to the rules page: On the left pane, where it says, Inbox, Folders, Quick Views, and Messenger, if you hover your cursor over Folders, a cog will appear in the highlighted area. Click the cog and go to Manage Rules. You can click on Options > More Options > Customizing Hotmail > Rules for sorting new messages
Without paying for Mail Plus, you have two options: Create an extra email address instead of a separate account. You can do this in Options → Mail Accounts → Additional Email Adress. Enable auto-response. In Options → Vacation Response, you can configure an automatic response that tells everyone who sends you an email that your address has ...
I have managed to get halfway to making automatic permanent deletion possible. There's a python script on this post which logs into your account and deletes all emails in the Trash folder. Can keep polling for new emails in the Trash folder and delete them if found. It might be useful for you
The "Delete it" command in GMail means "Move to trash" (if I recall correctly that was the exact wording some time ago), so it doesn't matter how many times you delete it, it will be kept in the trash. And since the spirit of GMail was since the beginning "we offer you enough space so you don't need to delete any message", I don't think they are going to ...
This is not really an exact answer but might be a good workaround, One of the cool features in Gmail Labs is called "Multiple Inboxes" You can set a new pane where the query is "to:email@example.com is:unread", so the emails will appear in the inbox, in a separated pane.
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