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Questions tagged [gmail-conversations]

For questions specifically about the Conversations feature of Gmail

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Gmail conversations sorted by last activity

I cannot find a way to have my inbox conversation sorted by last activity (sent and received emails). I mean that if I send an email in a conversation that conversation does not appear at the top. ...
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How to delete (trash) gmail conversations while keeping all “Sent” messages

I am looking for a way to keep using the Gmail "Conversation" view, and be able to hit the Trash icon (not archive) to throw away the whole conversation, but still keep any "Sent" messages under the "...
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How can I forward an entire conversation and retain attachments in Gmail?

As stated in the title, I want to forward an entire conversation (as asked in this question, although the method to do this has changed a bit due to UI changes) while retaining all the attachments in ...
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Not seeing unread messages in Gmail conversation when multiple new responses

I admit, there is some user error here, but this has happened to me enough times that it seems others may have experienced it and found solutions or workarounds. This issue is with a Gmail ...
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Gmail email conversation always going to archive

My email conversation automatically always archives and I want them to remain in my inbox. When I am looking for the email, I have to do a search. I have checked off "Conversation group" but it still ...
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Can I show the individual messages of a thread in Gmail?

Is there a setting or plugin that allows me to unfold the individual messages of a Gmail thread in the message list? Example: Thread 1 (unfolded) >>> Message 1 >>> Message 2 >&...
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Starred conversations diving into oblivion

I recently discovered that in Gmail, by default, you star messages, not conversations. And that in the "starred" list, it shows the starred messages with their conversation, and not the conversation ...
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Gmail conversation sender

I like conversation grouping very much, but there is one problem that bothers me quite often: in email list view the sender shown is always the sender of the first message in conversation while I ...
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Edit message as new in Gmail

Is there a way to edit messages as new in Gmail? I wish for something similar to forward function but with the message body unaltered. Or for a better explanation to use existing emails as a template....
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What exactly is a conversation in Gmail?

Apologies if this has been already answered somewhere here, but I really can't understand/find what is the actual notion of conversation in Gmail. According to Google: Gmail groups all replies ...
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List Gmail conversations where last reply is not from me

I need to list all the Email threads where the last reply is not from me. This is to make sure that there are no mail threads where I have not replied to the client. What filters should I add in ...
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How does GMail order conversations?

I would like to know exactly how GMail decides which e-mail conversation to show 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc. in a list of conversations. (I am talking about the inbox, but I expect it would use the same ...
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How to know which messages in an email conversation I have already read, and which I have not?

I have been considering switching to GMail recently. I like the conversation view, but I do not like the fact, that the READ flag is applied to the entire conversation, not to the individual messages. ...
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Archive one mail from conversation view [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I archive only certain messages within a conversation? Is there any way of moving only one mail from conversation to Archive? For example if you accidentally move Sent ...
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Can Gmail recognise threads/conversations with non-English reply prefixes?

In Gmail, when I receive a reply to a message with Subject: X, and the reply has Subject: Re: X, it correctly recognises it as a reply and sorts the message in the same thread/conversation. However, ...
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Is it possible to disable Gmail conversation threading from a URL parameter?

I have a search that I use to quickly delete some regular messages that I receive from a monitoring system, but some of them I want to keep. Because the subjects are all the same they all appear ...
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How do you deal with a stacked message separately in Gmail

In Gmail, when I get a second (or more) message in from the same sender, they stack. Some of these I want to keep one message, and archive the others. Also I need to label them differently sometimes....
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Grouping Gmail messages with different subjects under the same conversation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Put together several messages into one conversation in Gmail Can I merge two conversation threads in Gmail? My application sends out related emails with different subjects. ...
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Put together several messages into one conversation in Gmail

I think Gmail is the first webmail provider that features the Conversation -- having only one mailbox entry for messages in the same thread. Neat. However, a downside to this is that when you edit ...
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Can I archive only certain messages within a conversation?

I have a long conversation with many recipients (I'm organising an event), in amongst the replies I have 3 or 4 mail delivery failed messages, which I'd like to Archive (so that they're not messing up ...
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How can I search for Gmail conversations that have more than one e-mail?

I previously used a service that sent me Slashdot articles as individual e-mails. All I had to do was give them the RSS url, and they handled the rest. On the Gmail side, I simply made a filter, ...
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Gmail forwarding and thread merging

In this question about merging threads in Gmail I was given this advice: forward an orphaned email to yourself as a response to the thread you want it to be a part of, then delete the original How ...
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How can I turn off Gmail's threaded conversation view?

I mean, threaded conversations are useful, but sometimes I want to view messages the way e-mail clients traditionally did, with each message its own entity. How can I do that without using an ...
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Programatically change subject line and forward mail - Google Apps

Gmail groups email with the same subject line into a conversation view (threaded). I've never had an issue with this functionality until I began using an online fax service (myfax). I can't label / ...
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How do I split conversations in Gmail?

I posted an ad on a website and when people respond, I get an email from post@example.com titled like this: Reply to your "1999 Pontiac Sunfire - As Is" ad on Example.com If two people reply to my ...
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Why doesn't the Gmail “mute” button show up for me?

In Gmail, there's a nice feature where you can "mute" a thread so that new replies on it no longer get marked as new, so that you aren't bothered by them any more. (Supposedly. I've never actually ...
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How does Gmail decide to thread email messages?

Sometimes I'll notice false positives (includes an email that isn't part of the thread) and false negatives (misses an email that should have been part of the thread). How does Gmail decide which ...
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Can I merge two conversation threads in Gmail?

I really like that gmail keeps related email messages in one "thread" for easy access. But sometimes an email message gets left out. (I suspect the senders email client is misbehaving.) Is there a ...