Questions tagged [gmail-filters]

Pre-made or user-made sets of rules that perform different actions on incoming or outgoing emails in Gmail.

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Always mark as “Looks safe”?

Is it possible to mark emails that match a specific criterion as always "Looks safe"? I don't think I found anything matching in the filter settings.
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I want a CLEAN way of saying - this particular sender should always appear in my Gmail Inbox and never under promotions

I am amazed that there isn't an authoritative answer to this seemingly common request. No, I DON'T want to get rid of the Promotions category, which is mostly useful, but I want a simple way of ...
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How to add filter in Gmail to label any email which is from/to an email address from one of your Google Contact labels?

I want to make my clients' emails stand out more than just "important" allows, and also group them better. I have added all client emails to a Google Contacts "Label" and want to ...
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Anyway to search for an exact phrase that contains quotes?

I'm trying to search for a phrase containing quotes but as the quotes is what Gmail uses to delimit the exact phrase filter, it closes before it can. For instance I need to search for the exact phrase:...
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Filter deletes messages, except when imported, then it deletes conversations?

I'm using a Python program to automate the creation of Gmail filters: https://github.com/nedbat/gefilte My plan was that I could generate the filters as an XML file, and then import them. This works ...
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Gmail search for emails from addresses I've never replied to

I'd like to find all emails in my inbox from addresses I've never sent an email to. I've found this Q&A on searching for emails I've never replied to: Gmail filter to see emails I never replied to ...
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In Gmail auto remove label when email is opened

I would like to create a "unread email" label to filter what has been unread vs read. I am successful in creating the filter; however the unread label sticks with the message indefinitely. ...
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Gmail threads that skipped inbox come back to it

I have set up a number of Gmail filters to skip inbox, mark as read, and apply a label, but while they generally work I regularly find threads matching the condition in my inbox and unread. How do I ...
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How to create a custom Gmail email filter for mails for which you are a blind cc (bcc) recipient?

Is it currently possible, in Gmail, to create a filter for emails on which you are a blind carbon copy (bcc) recipient? If so, how does one do that? Note: There is this QA, but it is ambiguous, and ...
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Are filters not matching incoming emails executed periodically? If so, when?

Whenever creating filters like "label:x" I am rightfully warned that no newly incoming messages will be caught, because once an e-mail is eventually labelled, it's no longer considered "...
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Gmail, final filter: move messages back to inbox and keep them there

I receive a mail from mailing lists where each list is assigned its own label and removed from the inbox. However, I do want messages to which I respond returned to the inbox and then kept there. ...
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Is it possible exclude mailings list in Gmail?

I want to make search filter to find emails which are not I mailing lists. Google have only next filter in docs: Messages from a mailing list list:
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Searching All Mail for “Mail thinks this message is Junk Mail”

I use Apple Mail with Gmail. For years I prevented Gmail from diverting messages to the Spam mailbox because some good messages were being sent there. Consequently, I now have thousands of messages ...
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How do I get labeled emails to skip my inbox?

I'm currently working in a role where I get many emails from many different teams, and these emails will usually end up being ~30-50 email long threads. Some of them are relevant to me, and some are ...
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Can anyone suggest how to also include work hours (9-5) in this out-of-office script?

The below script successfully auto-replies to sender on selected non-working-days. Can anyone suggest how I might add the after-hours of working-days, say 5pm-7am, to trigger the reply also? function ...
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How to auto reply to email in GMAIL

I've managed to successfully auto reply to emails via the Gmail canned responses and using filters. However, my use case is that I want to auto reply to some emails where the sender is me (the from ...
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multiple inbox filters in gmail: filter for starred and in inbox

I am trying to use multiple inbox in gmail, so that I can display all starred emails that are in my inbox, followed by all emails in the inbox. (stared first does not do this, as it does not show the ...
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AND Gmail's To and From fields

I'd like to create a Gmail filter that combines the To and From fields with an AND. The default behavior seems to combine these fields with an OR. For example, the below filter will return results of ...
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Filter BCC on Gmail for forwarded email

I have an email support@mybrand.com that forwards messages to mycompanysupport@gmail.com. Some customers send emails and put support@mybrand.com in bcc. How can I retrieve thoses emails with a Gmail ...
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How do I filter all gmails coming from the “via” specific domain?

I want to auto filter & delete all gmails coming from a "via" domain. Here's an image showing what I mean: In this case, I want to filter all "bounce.blue..." This question ...
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Show only threads with 1+ E-Mail in Gmail search

I wish to search my Gmail and find all the threads (with 1+ emails in the conversation) in the inbox. How do I search feature to filter everything except threads?
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How to auto-reply to reply-to field?

I would like send auto-reply mails to email addresses written in reply-to field. How this can be achieved? Sample Mail Received : from: abc@gmail.com reply-to: def@gmail.com to: ghi@gmail....
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Gmail not forwarding imported emails

I currently have all emails from an AOL account being imported into a Gmail account, and that is working. Once a day it will do a mass import of new emails into Gmail from the AOL account. All ...
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How to maintain a long filter in Gmail?

I have a set of 30+ filters for various newsletters which automatically delete the email (I want to keep the newsletters coming). Is there a way to create a filter where I would easily add, ideally in ...
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Gmail filter out all that is not strict mail pattern

I'm needing some help on how to create a filter for Gmail, let me explain my current situation. For some reason I still do not understand Gmail assumes that, for example, if my email is john.doe@gmail....
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Search for email by language in Gmail

About 10 years ago, Gmail offered a way to search for email by language with the lang operator. Sadly, this doesn't appear to be the case any longer. However, Gmail offers to translate any messages it ...
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Automatically mark emails from specific sender as unread after some time in Gmail?

I receive notification emails from a small set of services. I would like to receive them normally, but after one day, mark them as read (or archive) automatically. In practice, I would like the ...
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Search on via field in GMail

Is there a way to search the via part of a from address in GMail? I'm trying to set up a filter which finds the following message that comes from: no-reply@another-company.com via my-company-domain....
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How to add new label to Gmail based on previous labels + specific string

I'm trying to configure some automation when it comes to labeling my Gmail mailbox. Currently, I want to apply label "X" to every new message that match the specific string "abc" and DON'T have label "...
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Why does gmail fail to apply the filters for imported emails?

I forward my emails from (1) IEEE using an alias (@ieee.org) (2) AOL as imported via POP (@aol.com) I use the filters to label incoming email. I noticed that the filters I set up in gmail only work ...
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Filter to exclude a specific portion of a subject in gmail

I want to creat a filter that will include in the subject "Jane Doe Coursework that needs to be completed." However, I do NOT want to include the emails that return with the subject "Finalized: Jane ...
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What happens to new mail in Gmail if I delete a label but not filter?

Considering that the related filter still exists, if I delete a label in Gmail where will the mail be?
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GMail Filters not working

I have been receiving a lot of spam with the sender ending in something like this: @kmfiadyzlf4ayelp.com Setting up filters isn't working because the domain is constantly "randomized" i.e. never the ...
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Gmail: make a rule so emails are not send to specific email address

I have an email address on Gmail (E.G: john.doe@gmail.com) In that mailbox, I also receive emails (forwarded) from an email work address (E.G: john.doe@work.be). This is an Outlook Exchange box and ...
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Gmail filter with multiple emails

I'm creating an email filter for archiving and tagging emails. If I add manually one emails, it works perfect, but if I add multiple mails from a group from my Google Contact List (all done from the ...
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Two Gmail filters applied to the same email

I'm having an issue where 2 filters are being applied to a single email. Resulting in that email ending up in two different labels. As an example: Filter A is for a general email box that multiple ...
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How to configure sent to me filter in Gmail that it doesn't includes chat messages?

I have set up a filter for mails sent to my email address in Gmail, This being most important I need to keep an eye on the mails getting collected under this label. Now we guys in office also use ...
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How to automatically forward future email in Gmail from a specific sender but only on the specific date

I receive delivery note's in my Gmail from different Supplier on the same date of delivery and I want them to be forwadeded to another third party email on the same day automatically. The trouble is ...
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How can I filter all event or meeting responses coming in without extra context in gMail?

I am looking for a filter that removes emails automatically from my inbox if they are responses to events and meetings set up in google calendar. I want this to be as smart as possible Keeping ...
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How can I make Gmail re-route all incoming mail to a specific folder except from addresses I “whitelist?”

The problem is, I'm getting tons of marketing emails, newsletters, etc., and all of these companies share their email lists with their partners. Plus, my unsubscribe requests aren't always honored, ...
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How to filter gmail based on html

Is there any way to filter gmail based on html? In particular, I get tons of political spam from people who have signed up using my email address. It is always from ngpvan and there is always an ...
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Apply Gmail filters to sublabels only

I'm migrating my email to Gmail and I'm trying to apply filters as follows. Me.com - Me - Job Promos - Education I would like to filter out certain @ domains and stick them into either Job ...
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Suitable free email Service as the secondary account recommended by Bugzilla [closed]

Bugzilla sends the following to a new user (after receiving the primary address): We recommend using a secondary account or free web email service (such as Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, or similar) to ...
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G Suite selective email migration from Gmail

I am interested in partially migrating emails from my personal google account to my new G Suite account. I want to migrate all emails containing a certain label and no others. I know there is an ...
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Move labeled subset of Gmail messages to another account

I want to move my messages from one Gmail account to another, but not all and that is the problem. All manuals in the web shows how to set up forwarding/import that moves all messages, but I don't ...
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Gmail Filter Not Archiving Emails

I have the following Gmail filter: Matches: to:(marketing.emails@mail.com) Do this: Skip Inbox, Mark as read, Apply label "marketing.emails@mail.com", Never mark it as important The filter marks the ...
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Shared email address between husband and wife to get bills

I would like to have shared email address that my wife and I can access. The following is our use case. We pay our house hold bills for several utilities; like broad band internet, electricity and ...
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I get too much Spam

In the last 3 or 4 months I have been receiving a huge amount of Spam. Most of it goes directly to bin, and then I have to report it as Spam. I also get a few that go straight to inbox. Everyday I ...
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Filter Gmail Updates folder

Spent a couple of hours sorting out my mailbox in MS Outlook. Emptied the bin/deleted folder, cleared sent items etc. Log onto gmail.com and noticed my storage is exactly the same. Checked all the ...
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Prevent label from being applied

How can I prevent GMail from applying certain labels to messages. For example, I have a "Work" label and a "Home" label. Gmail is labeling some messages as both "Work" and "Home." How do I prevent ...

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