2

Despite the very nice post https://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/25531/24693 it seems that I still don't understand Gmail's "Treat as an alias" option (the main thing I took away from that post was that if an address is technically "me" or mine, the intention is that i mark it as an alias, whereas if it's my boss or something, I would not check the option).

My problem: If I do not have this option checked, then when I reply all, it includes my address in the recipients, and I end up with the reply (that i've sent) in my inbox. If, on the other hand, I do mark the address as an alias, then messages I send (not even reply alls) are always in my inbox.

UPDATE: Even when the address is not an alias, sent mail from the address goes to my inbox

I would like to send mail and have those messages not in my inbox.

1

So I found https://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/42968/24693 which I think solves my problem. I had a filter

from:(@someimportantdomainTHAT_I_HAVE_AN_ADDRESS_AT)
never send to spam

I changed it to:

from:(@someimportantdomainTHAT_I_HAVE_AN_ADDRESS_AT) -from:myaddress@thatdomain
never send to spam

n.b. despite me entering the new rule as above, it appears as follows in my filters list

from:(@someimportantdomainTHAT_I_HAVE_AN_ADDRESS_AT -myaddress@thatdomain)
never send to spam

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.