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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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How to use complex filtering queries in Gmail?

I am playing with different/complex filtering queries/string in Gmail. I found this answer (to my own question): after:1552896000 before:1552924800 And I was able to use it without any problems, i....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 create a label for an alias account in corporate Gmail?

I have a corporate Gmail account: "pedro@business.com" and in my company Gmail account we have an alias, "ab@business.com". I need to figure out a way to make all emails from my supplier (x@supplier....
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Inbox to Gmail transition. How to manage labels instead of bundles

Because Google is removing its Inbox app in March 2019, I'm transitioning back to the Gmail app. Aside from its minimalist esthetics, the way Inbox managed messages via bundles versus Gmail's ...
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How to make a filter to archive messages on “Promotions” category?

I use Gmail on Outlook (IMAP) and all messages from "Promotions" category are displayed on Outlook together with those from "Primary" one, and that messes up all my Outlook inbox. Is there a way to ...
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Filtering emails still showing up in inbox

I have had a filter set up which was working great and then all of a sudden it started showing up in my inbox. I have reset the filter, deleted all previous filters and it still is showing up in my ...
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Gmail filters exact phrase matching

I'm having issues with my Gmail filter. It seems to be performing some type of fuzzy matching even though I explicitly defined exact phrase matching. My filter is: Has the words: {"unsubscribe" “...
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Mails from inbox gets removed if I reply or forward them

I had made some changes in Gmail account due to which, if I reply to or forward some mail then it deletes the basis mail from my inbox automatically. If I want it back in inbox then I need to search ...
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Updates folder and primary folder are exactly the same. Also, more types of messages of messages going straight to primary folder

So this "updates" folder recently appeared, and I tried to filter a lot of messages into it, but it only works for a second before all of those types of messages go back into "primary". I'm irritated ...
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Gmail filter is forwarding, but stuck in inbox of 2nd Gmail account - won't forward

I have 20 filters set up in gmail.com address 1, to forward to individual people. Now we have 26 members. So I create a secondary gmail.com address. Now, one of the filters in gmail.com address 1 ...
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Gmail - Can I create only one filter for both TO and FROM an email or person?

It would be easier to create only one filter to filter both messages FROM and TO an email address or person instead of having to create two separate filters (one FROM and one TO). How can I do this ...
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Create Gmail Filters based on strings in the Doesn't Have field

As an Ebay seller, I currently filter all e-mails from Ebay to a folder. I would however like to keep those that contain "sent a message about" or "buyer opened a request" in the inbox so I can ...
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Filter mailing list messages differently if I am cc'd

I filter all the emails from mailing list attaching a label and skipping the inbox, however I would like to see emails in my inbox if I'm CC'd. Is it possible? Now I have a CC label but it makes the ...
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Gmail multiple inboxes cc and bcc mails not sorted in tab

I had the multiple inboxes set-up in Gmail with the following pane: to:myemail@gmail.com in:inbox However, I noticed that e-mails not directed at me, but where my address was put in cc or bcc, would ...
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Can I add email domain in filter Don't Have?

Can I add mail domain in the Don't Have field filter? So that I can only get mails from mentioned domains. Is it possible with the filters?
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How to filer emails from me to me, or, alternatively, all the others?

I asked a question about email from "me" showing up in the list of email in Gmail. I think after further tests that there is no direct solution. I worked up an alternative approach but I am missing ...
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Gmail filter when email address is not in To field

We recently went from Outlook to G Suite at work. How can I recreate a filter like in Outlook when my email address is NOT in the To field on incoming mail to go to a label? Our team CCs us on ...
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How can I permanently block an email address in Gmail so that they will get “mail not delivered” [duplicate]

How can I permanently block someone so that they will not be able to send emails to me at all? I have used the Gmail block feature but I still receive the emails in "Spams" folder. How can I block ...
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How to add a label to all emails forwarded to Gmail from another address

I use two email addresses: me@gmail.com and me@other.com. I automatically forward all emails received to me@other.com to me@gmail.com. Now I need to set up a filter in my Gmail box so that every email ...
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Gmail: Disable notifications for replies to threads that I haven't replied to

At the company I'm working at, people regularly send out company-wide emails for events such as important new hires, new milestones, new launches, birthdays of execs, etc. Then, there will be 10+ ...
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Why import of my gmail filters is silently failing?

Import of Gmail filters started to silently fail and I am looking for way to fix that. I am using an option on https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?hl=pl&shva=1#settings/filters („Import filters”, „...
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How can I ensure drafts are not included in my gmail filters?

I have created some filters in Gmail. Some of the results include drafts. This drives me nuts. How can I create a filter with the requirement that drafts be excluded? I've tried putting the search ...
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Problem creating a Gmail filter

Before the new version of Gmail: when creating a filter, once in the pop-up window with the 11 filter options, I could always see the blue button at the bottom of the window to activate my filter ...
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How to actually archive messages automatically so that they not show up in “Other messages”?

I switched from Inbox back to Gmail and I am trying to make it work the way I understand it should, from the descriptions of the settings. In particular, I have an "Important and unread" section, as ...
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Can't switch back to Classic Gmail and I hate it [duplicate]

I also have two Gmail accounts, I opened both on Google Chrome. One has the option for "Go back to classic Gmail" in setting button. But another account, automatically changed to "New version of Gmail"...
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Create Gmail filter that checks whatever mail was classified as spam

I want to immediately delete spam mail from a specific domain. I want it to skip spam folder and be automatically deleted. I do not want to affect emails from this domain that are not marked as a ...
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Gmail filters delayed substantially in forwarding emails

I've set up a filter in Gmail that I need to forward certain emails to SMS. I need it to forward the emails immediately. They take from one to twelve hours to forward. I don't see any settings to set ...
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Gmail filter to match all incoming messages

I would like to apply a particular label to all incoming messages. Gmail filters apply to both outgoing and incoming messages. So I've added a condition that says Doesn't have from:me. This prevents ...
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Filter out notifications from github except those from specific users

I belong to a Github organization and am being overwhelmed by notifications sent to the various repos in that org. I have a team of people whose notifications I do need to see; I'd like to filter out ...
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Gmail filter to see emails I never replied to

Is there a quick way to search or filter my Gmail inbox to see all the emails I never replied to?
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How to automate Gmail response, different first and second response?

I am seeking help to automate the Gmail response to new community members in an apartment complex. First, new members send/email us a new membership, including name, i.e. request as a new ...
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Gmail marks sent emails as “Inbox”. Why?

Just a few weeks ago, Gmail started to randomly mark letters as Inbox, after I send them. These letters usually go to one domain. Let's say, example.com. There is a filter for example.com, that ...
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Filtering Gmail on From field

When I create a Gmail filter using the FROM field, do I want to enter the entire sender address or can I just use the name Google puts in the Inbox's from column? And, if I want to trap a string of ...
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Gmail rule “reply with canned response and delete” doesn't work

I'm trying to set up a Gmail rule which runs whenever I receive an email to a specific address. This rule sends a canned response and then deletes the email. The rule to send the canned response ...
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Mimic “Mute” functionality with a custom label

I have two labels - followup and hold. Followup has all emails I need to action on. Hold label is for email where I'm waiting for something. I try to keep my inbox at zero email all the time. All ...
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How many domains we can include while creating a filter in Gmail? [duplicate]

Someone tell me the number of domains to be included while creating filter in Gmail inbox for example: from:(-*@gt.com -*@syscloud.com)
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Gmail, filter all updates to privacy policies / terms of service

I get 3-5 emails a day with updates to privacy policies and terms of service from various web applications. Often I cannot unsubscribe from these messages since they are required by law. However, I do ...
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Filter emails unless they are directly to me [duplicate]

I'm using Gmail and I'm trying to make a filter or series of filters that will remove any email sent to a certain mailing list UNLESS they are also addressed to me specifically. I normally archive all ...
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How do you exclude chat when applying label via filter in Gmail?

I want to create a filter in Gmail that has the rule to:me -cc:me but I only want it to apply to emails, not Hangouts chat messages. When I try to include -in:chats in my filter Gmail warns me that ...
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How do I whitelist a Google Mail address while still blocking a key spam-word?

I have a fairly substantial Google Mail filter list, probably around sixty entries in total, the vast majority of which block mail using the action "Mark as read, Delete it." Three of these rules ...
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Should the mute label get applied to new messages in a thread?

I have an issue where muted threads keep coming back to my inbox, despite the fact that my address does not appear in the to:, cc:, or bdd: fields. This is also not due to "important" messages ...
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Need to filter remaining emails from a specific sender

I have filters set in place for eBay to apply labels to sold, offers, ended listings, and other important topics. Is there a way to filter all other emails from eBay that do not fall into the above ...
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How can I filter mails on Gmail by a specific 'via' tag?

I want to filter my Gmail emails by a specific via tag. Let's say the tag is examplewebsite.edu.com and the email sender is someperson@example.com I want to filter every email, irrelevant of the ...
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How to filter blocked emails in gmail

Because I don't want to lose any email I have this filter on my gmail which bypasses google's original spam filtering: Matches: is:spam Do this: Never send it to Spam However, I have a block list ...