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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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Emails hidden from Inbox

Yesterday, all may after 4/5/15 went 'missing' from my Inbox. The emails are identified in 'All Email' but not Inbox. I use 'Priority Inbox', prioritized by 'Unread,' 'Important,' 'Starred,' and '...
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Delete old events and events with large attachments

I use Outlook as my local computer client, connecting to gmail via IMAP. In Outlook, it's easy to sort nonrecurring calendar items by date, delete old ones, show recurring items by end date, then ...
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Is there a way for Gmail to filter incoming messages where sender's address is in your Contacts?

While Gmail does have some fuzzy intelligence with categorizing/flagging email when the sender address is in your contacts, is it possible to create a rule that explicitly performs some action of your ...
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How to move Gmail labels from one account to another

Is there any way to transfer all the Gmail labels from one account to another. Importing filters are easily possible by exporting and importing. Importing filters also creates the labels they are ...
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Second Filter Email Forwarding Not Working

Filter used: "Has the words" Keywords: 10 with different contexts and different emails all of which separated by OR operator. Forwarded to my master email. The filter doesn't accept more than 8 ...
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Filter not working in Selective Forwarding Gmail

So, I have here a more than a hundred clients' email addresses that I wish to forward selective emails to what I call "Master" email. So I won't have to open them one by one just to check if there was ...
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Deleted filter keeps filtering email

I created a filter in Gmail to send to Trash certain emails from PayPal and another website so I wouldn't see them in my Inbox or be notified on my phone. These were sales summaries that I didn't ...
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Need All Emails Forwarded to Gmail from Inmotion to Start New Conversations

When guests complete a contact form on our website, they send to our info@emailaddress.net at our hosting company Inmotion. These are DIVI contact forms on Wordpress. Problem is, when they are then ...
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Gmail: Can I run a rule on an incoming email after spam filtering?

In my experience Gmail runs rules on incoming emails before it performs spam filtering (also confirmed here). As a result, a lot of spam gets caught up in the rules. Is there any way to tell Gmail to ...
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Is it possible to batch create or template Gmail filters?

I tend to create many filters in Gmail so that lots of types of email I receive daily doesn't interrupt me with new mail notifications, but instead gets assigned a certain label (kind of like how ...
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some company mails add EXT when I send email from my account and when reply emails are not added to thread

I am not sure how to write a good title to sum up the issue, but basically, I have lots of emails exchange with a specific company (they're using Exchange) when I send them emails, my emails come ...
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How can I exclude archived messages from the multiple inboxes view?

I turned off conversation mode. I set up a filter that applies the label Family to any email coming from a family member's email address. I set up a separate mailbox inside Gmail for any emails with ...
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Remove old emails from Gmail matching criteria automatically

I want to delete the following emails: from:(reply@abc.com) subject:(for sale) older_than:1d It seems in the old Gmail interface it was possible to create filters to delete these messages. I am ...
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Forward [only] unfiltered emails in gmail

I am using a new email address, but I still want to get email from my old one. However, I do not want to get all the mail. A lot of my mail is filtered into different labels. I do not want to delete ...
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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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G-Mail Extensions For Labels And Filters

I have a new GMail address for my business, which will have it's own magazine, and I want to set up the email addresses for this part of the business. So I set up the filters : Magazine , Magazine/...
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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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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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Can I create a Gmail filter that checks a sender's name in my contact list with the associated email address and sends email to spam on a mis-match?

I have a staff member, at a company I'm doing a little work for, receive emails with a spoofed sender's name. That is, where she would expect to receive an email from "Known Person" <known.person@...
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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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How can 2 people use the same Gmail account and filter incoming e-mails for each user considering Labels are applied per message?

So this one is a serious head-scratcher that is proving much more difficult to resolve than at first glance. I have a Client that runs a small business. They are a husband and wife team and use ...
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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 ...