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According the Google chat help, no: Blocking someone from within the Chat list or a Chat mole does not also block the person in Google+. So, although they won't be able to chat with you, they'll still be in your Circles and be able to see your content. However, if you block the person in Google+, in addition to being removed from your circles and ...


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If your organization uses Google Vault, an admin can search your email and chat archive. Also remember that as an admin, I could always reset the user's password, log in as that user, and access everything.


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Unless you have used some sort of encryption, you should always assume that anything you email can be read by systems-admin type people for any server that your message enters: this includes the admin at your company, the admin at the receipent's company, and (because of the way the internet works) any number of people in the middle. Essentially, email is ...


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It appears that chat/hangout messages are auto-archived in Gmail afterall - providing you don't have any filters set on the user you are chatting with! (This sounds like a bug if you ask me!) I previously had a filter set on this particular user that simply prevented any emails from that user being seen as spam - but this was apparently enough to prevent ...


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It may sound Weird to you, but yes, they don't display the same names in GMail, Google+ and Orkut. The name Displayed in GMail and Google Talk will always be the same. This is a Screenshot of one of my Contact Details in my GMail account: You can change their name in your Google Contacts - this change will reflect on your Google Contact List, GMail ...


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You can’t show online/offline selectively for different contacts. However, you can block different people which you don’t want to see when you are online. Hover over the respective contact in the chat list Click on Video & more from the cart that appears Click on Block from the drop down list That’s it; you don’t need to remove the respective ...


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First, make sure chat is on. For this, go to Settings → Chat → Select Chat on → Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page. Second, if you are using the "new" Gmail, make sure the chat widget is visible. There is a small "square bubble" in the bottom-left corner of the Gmail window, that hides/unhides the widget (see photo below—in "hide" state)—make sure ...


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Unfortunately, Gmail/Gchat does not currently support this. To do this, you must use a client such as Gtalk. As per Google's instructions, you can share your current music via Gtalk: If you'd like to show your contacts what music you're listening to at that very moment, select Show current music track from the Available or Busy section of your status ...


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It is really easy to block someone. Refer to the screenshot below. Click on the contact or hover the mouse curser till the basic information window appears. Then in the bottom right corner click on the arrow pointing down. You will see the block option there.


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Are you able to install additional programs on your work computer? If so, you could use a chat client capable of using Google Chat, such as Pidgin. Pidgin allows you to set the time before it reports idle or allows you disable going idle completely. Even if you can't install it at work, you can install it on a home computer and it should keep you from ...


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I found out the problem: I realized that the "Messaging" resource was being used by every gtalk contact, except those who weren't connecting through the google server. Also: some people had a double "Messaging" resource just like me... Maybe the culprit was the android Hangout application? I disabled the notifications inside the app: the user expectation ...


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There does not seem to be a way to do this via built-in settings (I'm unsure if there are any plugins/extensions which may do this), but you can see the email addresses with a quick check. In Gchat, simply hover over the person's name in the chat list for a few seconds. Their contact card will pop up. Their email address is displayed on the second line, ...


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I know a very easy solution for this problem that might or might not fix it: ask your friend to change their nickname! If you can't relate to them because of the weird name, explain this to them and maybe they'll change it to please their friends.


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Check your settings. Go to Gear/Mail Settings/Chat The first item turns chat on or off.


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There is no option to accomplish this. You can go through each and every contact and apply auto.


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When they first rolled out Google+, they automatically added everyone on your circles to your chat list, if the other party had also enabled this chat setting. But this became a privacy issue and it was soon dropped. Now the only way is to get their email address and add them manually to your chat list.


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There is absolutely no way to do that, as that's the whole point of being "Invisible" - no one knows that you are online. Suppose, things were like as you ask about in this question: You get to online chat when you click on an online user. You get to offline chat when you click on an online user who has set himself as invisible. You get to Compose Mail ...


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It is encrypted. If you're in the non SSL version of gmail then it would not be encrypted. This is why it's suggested you set your options to always redirect you to the SSL version of gmail.



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