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Undo Send - works on some computers but not others. Is Chrome required?

Does it only work with Chrome? Not FireFox!? Undo Send - works on some computers but not others. Is Chrome required?
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How does Google Mail exact match search work with special characters?

If I search in Google Mail for "a-b-c", it returns "a-b-c" but also "a b c". Similarly, if I search for "a b c", it returns "a b c" but also "a-b-c". In fact, "a b c" returns "a b c", "a-b-c", and "...
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Can I please keep the things I liked about Inbox?

I'm incredibly bummed that Inbox is going away because it made Gmail tolerable for me and the things I'll miss aren't on any of their "how to keep the features you love" posts: The inbox bundled by ...
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Are Gmail Signatures Configured by Device?

We recently worked on updating some signatures for the organization I work for, and are noticing an interesting trend... users who log in on multiple places have to reconfigure their signature each ...
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Someone else trying to lob in to my account [duplicate]

I keep getting a message every hour for the last 3 hours that the 'sign in to my account has failed'. I have not been trying to log in to my account so obviously someone else is. What can I do to ...
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Search e-mail messages in given period of day or in given period of week

Is there any way in Gmail's filtering mechanism to find e-mail messages received or sent: in a given period of a day (each day -- only time component of date matters here), in a given period of week (...
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When someone shares a Google doc or presentation with me, I no longer get an email notification. How can I fix this?

When a teacher or peer shares a google doc, presentation, or spreadsheet with me, it no longer appears in my Gmail. I have checked my spam, trash, and all my folders. It used to send a notification, ...
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How can I make all sent emails appear in inbox (no solution 5+ yrs ago)

So, I'd like to have all my sent emails automatically show up in my Gmail inbox, without cc'ing myself, if possible - can this be done in a fairly simple way?
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Permanently block persistent/creepy “upload picture” panel in Gmail/Hangouts

Modern Gmail (this started in 2016-2017) has this extremely annoying nag where if you accidentally click your blank profile photo, it pops up a panel demanding you upload your photo that doesn't close....
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Gmail doesn't let application connect through IMAP

There is an EXE which runs on other people's computers and manages itself by using gmail. Since different PCs have different IPs, we need google to let all IPs to access mail through IMAP. I have ...
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Dynamic G-Mail Extension For Label And Filter

Over the past few weeks I've been looking at how you can set up filters to categorise your G-Mail inbox. So currently, something like: business+website.contact@gmail.com Gets shown as Website/...
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Why are some Gmail accounts listed as “googlemail.com”?

I use a number of Gmail accounts for different purposes (eg. family, games-related, etc). All except one is listed as gmail.com but one is listed as googlemail.com. Have tried removing and re-adding ...
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I know my account, but I forgot my password. Why can;t you answer me? [duplicate]

I have given Gmail detailed info about my account a
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How to delete certain message in the future from Gmail?

I would like to mark a certain message as a kind of volatile. I would like to get this type of emails removed automatically after a certain period of time - say one month. My use case: I receive an ...
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Opening a docx.URL

My superior sent a newsletter as Circulaire...docx.URL. I am unable to view it or to print it. I have downloaded it and have put it in My Google Drive. However, no matter what I do I can't open it ...
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How do I move a large group of emails from a “searched” group to a specific folder I have previously created?

The easiest way, which was 1. to search for your emails 2. select the emails you would like to move and then 3. hover over the folder button with the down arrow on it, has been removed. Now you must ...
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How to remove contacts from my Google Hangouts?

Does hiding a contact remove the person from hangouts? I don't want these contacts to get my IP address. They seem like shady characters that I met on a fraudulent dating site.
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How do I see a list of archived emails in Gmail in the order of when I archived them?

The "Done" view in Inbox by Gmail (sunsetting in March 2019) allows me to review my recently archived emails, in the order I archived them (with the most recent at the top). Is there a search I can ...
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Gmail account phone number change

How can I edit my contact number in Gmail account? there is no option coming to edit it. The option is coming that recovery number and send a verification code but I can't get it because my number has ...
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Gmail Freezes in Loading Cycles

Gmail has been freezing in loading cycles when I try to perform any of the following functions on my desktop within chrome. Deleting an email opening an email composing an email Any one else running ...
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Multiple Google Calendar alerts from my personal email?

I have been receiving multiple emails for google calendar events sent to my gmail. This is not the same as the normal google calendar alerts. The normal alerts look like this: The new ones look like ...
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How to get rid of MORE/LESS

In my label/Folder is the option for more or less labels. Since I have over a hundred labels, I find it a great nuisance to click every time to get more. I would like to remove the options so that I ...
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Export All emails + Attachments in a Gmail (G-Suite) account to a folder structure

I Have 6 G-Suite email accounts I need to remove however some of my staff still requires the contents of those Gmail accounts as they span 3-6 years and have a lot of historical data. I am looking ...
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Gmail custom email always inserts my email into To field

When replying to an email sent to my custom domain, gmail always inserts my email into To field and I have to manually remove it.
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Forgotten Facebook Id and password

I HAVE FORGOTTEN MY FACEBOOK ID AND PASSWORD. I HAVE FORGOTTEN THE ADDRESS OF MY RECOVERY EMAIL. I ONLY KNOW THE FIRST LETTER OF MY RECOVERY EMAIL THET IS 'E'. I DONT EVEN REMEMBER THE RECOVERY EMAIL ...
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Is there a folder for JUST Archived email? NOT ALL MAIL

Is there an "Archives" file? On my old email on my phone, when you swiped left, you deleted it, on Gmail, apparently you are sending it to Archives. While trying to search for the folder, and follow ...
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Forward specific gmail emails to another person

Using GMAIL, I want to create a rule/filter to auto-forward SPECIFIC emails (from a certain email address with certain words in the subject) to another person (ie NOT me). I've found articles that ...
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Trouble bulk deleting mail from gmail

I'm on a list-serv that gets emails from crons for several hundred servers. The volume of emails is about 1G/week, so to keep from bumping up against my 15G disk quota, I have to delete messages ...
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Lost My Gmail account [duplicate]

Hello Sir I just made my gmail account in February 2019. Today I just installed new windows on my PC and after I realize that I didn't remember the email address of my account and even I have not ...
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Profile photo doesn't show up on the alias address

I have set a "Send as" address that is treated as an alias in my Gmail account but my profile photo doesn't appear on the sender avatar when I send an email using my alias address. Any help is ...
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Removing Gmail Recovery Options as G Suite Super Admin

I am a Super Admin for my company's G Suite. I need to access the inbox of a former employee. Despite resetting the password, an attempt to log in says that my computer is not recognized and it ...
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How do I remove a category?

The Updates sub-category is very annoying and I rarely access it. It takes up space and is unnecessary for what I need. How can I remove it?
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Gmail forwarding filter not working as intended

I've created an email filter in my Gmail account to forward emails coming under a particular label (say "marriage") to another email id. However, now all emails arriving in my inbox are forwarded to ...
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Can Apple Mail fetch Gmail signatures?

My organisation's people use a mixture of Apple Mail and gmail.com as a client for our Gmail addresses. We use a GSuite app to set peoples' Gmail signatures, which works great for those sending email ...
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Google Hangouts: Invisible, “ghost” calls from unknown people

Once a week or so, I hear the Google Hangouts "Incoming Call" sound on my Windows 10 machine. I can't find anything to click on, to either accept or deny the call: In Google Chrome / Gmail tab-- ...
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Result of Gmail filters depend on the name of the label?

I want to have three types of "multiple inboxes" in Gmail: Waiting for a reply Mails with TODOs Project messages Project messages should only be shown if they have a "waiting" or "TODO" label. But ...
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Account Recovery for Gmail failure

My private gmail account didnt recognize my password, answered all account recovery questions and it says it cannot recognize my account but i still have access to my email on my phone? I use this ...
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Any way to “Send As” from Gmail while maintaining 2FA security?

Say I want to "send as" gmail account 1 from gmail account 2. It seems that once I activate 2FA for account 1, I now need to use an "app password" to use it in account 2. But doesn't this defeat the ...
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Gmail on Chrome Browser - Change on 2/19/2019

I use several Gmail accounts, and for years I've been able to access each inbox separately on my Android phone. A few days ago, Google in all it's top-down command non-wisdom changed this so I have ...
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How to make filtered emails obey my filter rule when selecting 'Not Spam' option in spam folder?

I have a forwarded email sending email to my Gmail address, I then filter those emails using these settings: Matches: to:(@myemail.com) Do this: Skip Inbox, Apply label "My Label" Works great, but ...
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How to choose the appearance of the Gmail app? [migrated]

In Android, Gmail released an update, and it asked me for Default, Comfortable or Compact appearance. I chose the Default, ofc I don't like it, I miss the old red bar already.. Now I want to try the ...
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How do I delete the left bottom Gmail notifications that I've deleted an email?

Every email I delete gets a reminder on the left bottom of screen that I've just deleted it. Is there a setting to make these notifications not appear?
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Prevent Receiving from Google Photos

When photos are shared from Google Photos, if the recipient is a Gmail user, they are by default shared through Google Photos rather than email to the Gmail account. Is there any way to prevent people ...
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Filter all email using plus addressing

I am looking for a way in gmail (technically google apps for business I think) to filter all email which is delivered to an address using plus addressing. I want to tag all email to firstname.lastname@...
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How to backup emails from Gmail without the attachments and images

I am trying to backup my Gmail because our company will be closing our business account (cost cutting) and expect us to use personal email instead. I tried Google archive, but it ends up 20GB+ even if ...
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Move imported email back from Gmail to Outlook

I use my Gmail to import email for another email account. Is there a way to use Outlook to retrieve those emails back in an automated fashion or are they now in Gmail permanently?
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How can I get back a Gmail account I deleted forever 10 days ago?

10 days ago I deleted forever by mistake a Gmail account that I need to recover (in the next couple of days). Is this doable? And if yes, how?
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Gmail displaying images even when it says “Images are not displayed”

How is this possible? Doesn't the circled part of the screenshot below seem false given that there is then an image in the body of the email? UPDATE in response to comment: When I inspect the HTML, ...
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Unable to sign in to our gmail account [duplicate]

Hi Team, I am facing the below issue.I forgot my recovery email and recovery phone number.But i know my email id and password correctly,but i am unable to login to my account.Any help would be much ...
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POP and SMTP server error messages

My Outlook fed by Gmail account won't accept my password. POP and SMTP boxes keep popping up asking for a password. How do I resolve this, please?