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Yes. See the note on point 4 below. Gmail's filters allow you to manage the flow of incoming messages. Using filters, you can automatically label, archive, delete, star, or forward your mail, even keep it out of Spam. To create a filter Click the down arrow in your search box. A window that allows you to specify your search criteria will ...


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Yes In your Gmail settings, under "Accounts and Import", if you have multiple "send mail as" accounts set up you can choose to always default to your Gmail account or to respond with the account to which the message was sent.


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Gmail shows a preview of the messages that the filter will apply to during the filter setup I'd encourage you to review the results in the future to make sure they are what you expect. Unfortunately at this time it is not possible to revert a filter after creation, but I'm passing along your feedback. If you haven't already, make sure to delete that filter ...


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Alias = mirror of the original or main email address. Therefore the disk space is shared between the two. Good explanation over here. An alias is essentially just a nickname for a mail account. The alias itself has no mailbox and all mail sent to it will be delivered to the mailbox it is mapped to.


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Yes. Gmail filters can include multiple components and only flag/forward/tag emails that match the multiple requirements. Some examples from my own filters: from:(removed@gmail.com or removed@removed.com) subject:("Delivery Status Notification") to:(+special) The to:(+special) thing is an interesting filter. Say your user is sender1@gmail.com. You can ...


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Not directly, no. You need to set up a mailing list, such as on Google Groups. (Really it could be any of a number of services. The key is that there is a single email address to use that will send all messages sent to it on to member email addresses.) However, there's a bit of setup involved and your syndicate members will need to do a little work as ...


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The workaround I use to do this is to apply labels to filtered messages. From Gmail >> Settings >> Filters you can edit the behavior of existing filters (or new ones) to include "Apply label", once you check that box you can assign an existing label to the filter or create a new one. This way you can see what filters apply to a given email both inline ...


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It's going to be there for a week, but will only appear at login for a minute or two so you don't get banner blindness. It's a security feature that should help remind you to double-check for any dubious forwarding filters during that time. How long will I see this notice? For about a week, this notice will appear for a few minutes each time you ...


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Make sure you haven't told Gmail to automatically add a label on POP3 import: To check go to: Settings Accounts and Import Check mail from other accounts (using POP3) Edit Make sure the "Label incoming messages" checkbox is unchecked.


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From the "About Gmail Search" documentation: Gmail doesn't recognize special search characters like square brackets, parentheses, currency symbols, the ampersand, the pound sign, and asterisks. As you appear to have already discovered, and my quick tests appear to confirm, this seems to include the exclamation mark character. I would assume that the ...


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The 'or' function in Gmail is represented by 'OR,' and the 'not' function is represented by a minus (-). You also can use quotes (" ") to specify an exact phrase. From the Gmail help page on Boolean operators.


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I don't think Google supports this feature, but I found a workaround from 2008 that might still work: Create the group in My Contacts Compose an email to said group Copy the "To:" field Paste into the "Convert" textbox here Copy the the "Convert" output into a new filter Try it and let us know if it does what you're looking for.


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Under Settings (click the gear in the top-right corner), Account, look under the section titled Check mail from other accounts (using POP3):. Next to the account, select Edit Info. You should see options to label messages coming into that account with a label. If you check "Archive income messages" the messages will skip the inbox, as the description ...


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A simple filter for to:(@mydomain.com) should do what you need. Simply create a filter on that and apply the label you want. You'll also have the option to "Also apply filter to XXX matching conversations" so you can label any of the messages you've already received.


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All sent items from within Google Apps are signed like this: example@example.com (Google Drive) If you search for those items in the search field like this: you can either: Select them manually, to do what ever you want; Prior to searching, you can create a filter.


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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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Use labels/filters to tag the emails from the ones you want to keep. Use the filter to Archive the emails with those labels. Everything else remaining in the inbox can be assigned to a new label called "deleteme" archive everything with that label At this point there should be nothing in the inbox. Of course all the emails still exist, the archive ...


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You could export your filters, delete them and then when you are ready to enable them simply import them back in. This is what they suggest you use the Labs: Filter Export/Import function for.


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This sort of answers my question. You can't stop filters from processing once a condition is met, but you can add a filter to filter messages that have been filtered, which will do in my case.


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Did you validate the actual numbers? The count of results is an estimate, indicated by the word "about". In the version of Gmail I see today, for a search like your first one, I get: 1 to 20 of about 192 But when I page through the results clicking the > button, the counts change: 21 to 40 of many ... 41 to 60 of many ... 61 to 80 of about 172 ...


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This is the procedure for creating a filter. open a message that you want to filter and label. Click on the "More" pull-down button. Select "Filter Messages like these. It will then open up the create filter wizard with the From filled in In the background you should be able to see all the conversations that will be flagged by this filter. Modify the value ...


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If you wish to set a filter that automatically forwards the email to another address, then yes, you need to verify ownership of that forwarded email address. A workaround, if you own another domain/email provider (eg. example.com), is to set up a forwarder at this domain. eg. "forwarder@example.com" simply forwards to "joe@intended-recipient.com". Your ...


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I don't believe you can do quite what you want to do in Gmail. In that I don't think you can set up a filter to automate this process, however, there is a workaround if you are prepared to do this manually. (You can only filter incoming email btw.) As you probably know, Gmail does not use folders. It uses labels instead. So it is a case of adding and ...


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Gmail has officially started supporting search by size, it means you can create a filter with size:20m to filter (and/or forward) all emails greater than 20 MB. Gmail does not support searching / sorting on attachment size. It does however allow you to search and filter on attachment type (has:attachment filename:pdf), that may work if you can isolate ...


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With the help of Google Apps Script, you can use regular expressions in Gmail to find messages that have the exclamation mark in the subject. The same script can be extended to apply Gmail filters to messages that match the expression. Update: Here's the snippet of Apps Script that should help you find the relevant messages: var pattern = "^!"; var ...


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Gmail help says: *Search on bcc: cannot retrieve messages on which you were blind carbon copied You need to use the deliveredto: operator. Search for messages within a particular email address in the Delivered-To line of the message header Example: deliveredto:username@gmail.com Meaning: Any message with username@gmail.com in the ...


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Filtering messages that are sent to the list is the easy part: list:"list.name" The list.name must be replaced with your list name, which can be hard to find. But click on a message to the list, and from the drop-down menu (next to the Reply button), select Filter messages like these. This will give you a pre-filled Create filter dialog with the list name ...


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You have two choices: label:AJ-Label-1 label:AJ-Label-2 label:AJ-Label-1 OR label:AJ-Label-2 The first option will perform an AND search, meaning the email must have both labels applied to it. The second option performs an OR search which will match if any of the labels are applied to a message. The fact that both start with AJ unfortunately doesn't ...


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In Gmail create a filter: 1. In "Create Filter" write into Subject: -[digester] and into "Has the words" write list:user@commons.apache.org (depending to which list you are subscribed to) 2. In the next step select "Delete it" This will delete all mails received from the mailing list that do not contain [digester] in the subject the moment they arrive ...


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You can break the filter to effectively pause it. On the search criteria, plug in a stop word that won't turn up in an email as one of the filter rules. E.g., In the Has the words rule enter something like "PAUSED4LUNCH" Anything should work so long as it's a nonsensical word that won't be showing up in regular emails and will remind you why it's there in ...



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