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Can I auto-forward emails to multiple addresses in Gmail? Or if I create a group, can forward my emails to that address?

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You can also use filters to do this. This page has the details which I'll copy below.

Create a filter to forward Emails to multiple accounts:

  1. Access your Gmail web interface (mail.google.com) and find the little gear in the top right-hand corner and left click it.

  2. Left click on settings

  3. Find the blue navigation items, across the top, and click on “Forwarding and POP/IMAP”

  4. Click on the Add a forwarding address button

  5. Enter in the Email address that you would like to forward the Emails to

  6. Google will send a verification Email, to the address chosen, so you will have to log into the account you added and click the link in the Email to verify the Email address.

  7. Repeat steps 4 through 6 for all Email addresses you are forwarding to

  8. Access the settings again, with steps 1 and 2, but this time select the “filters” navigation item

  9. Click the link to “Create a new filter

  10. In the size fields, set them to greater than 0 bytes to catch everything. Now click the link “Create filter with this search

  11. In the next box that opens, Select the Forward it to: and choose (from a droplist) your first address to forward the Emails to. Don’t worry, we will add the rest momentarily

  12. Click the link again “Create filter with this search” and you will be returned to the filters main screen

  13. Repeat steps 9 through 12 to add in all the other Email recipients and keep all the settings the same

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    I just found a situation where broadcast emails were not forwarded because "my" address does not appear in the To: field. You can specify a wildcard (*) in the To: address so I've changed my filter to use this instead of specify what I think the To: field should contain. – Michael12345 Nov 3 '14 at 0:34
  • Not ideal because of plus addressing and aliases. – rainabba Jan 19 '16 at 21:50
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    Feedback on solution: Change point 5 ( Enter in the Email address that you would like to forward the Emails to ) Do NOT enter in the email address of the email you want in the filter "To" field. Just enter " * " As Michael pointed out: I just found a situation where broadcast emails were not forwarded because "my" address does not appear in the To: field. You can specify a wildcard (*) in the To: address so I've changed my filter to use this instead of specify what I think the To: field should contain. Proved a very useful solution. – Richard Sep 18 '17 at 18:05
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    Best criterion for the filter, is "size > 0 bytes" - catches everything – alex k Mar 4 '18 at 16:53
  • I was using to:({email}@gmail.com) before, but seems like size > 0 bytes is the best approach – yorch 2 days ago
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If you want to forward your emails to multiple email addresses, you can set up a POP account for the accounts looking to receive the forwarded emails. To do this, login to the account that you want to forward the emails to and do the following;

  1. Click on the settings cog in the top right and click Settings
  2. Click on Forwarding and POP/IMAP and enable POP
  3. Now click on Accounts and Add a POP3 mail account you own
  4. You can then fill out the credentials of your choice and ultimately forward to multiple emails addresses
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There's an easier method which works fine for me so far. I used a Chrome plugin to add "auto Bcc" functionality to Gmail, and it supports multiple email accounts set up. I can use one Bcc address for my Salesforce account, one Bcc address for my company account and no Bcc on my personal account.

It's free, and worth a try: Auto Bcc for Gmail™

auto bcc

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