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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 filter messages in Gmail based on attachments number?

I would like to create a filter which will react if received message has 2 attached files (and not zero, one, three etc.). I am aware about has:attachment option. But is there has two attachments (or ...
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Email Forwarding Blacklist

My company sends a huge amount of spam to our work gmail accounts in the form of system emails and bureaucratic emails. I want to only forward emails to my personal email if they don't match an ...
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Is there a way to create new Category Tabs in Gmail?

I love the idea of categories. Kind of like applied filters. I'd love to create my own custom applied filters as new categories, and be able to list those categories on the front page.
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Gmail move mail delivery errors to separate folder

I have an installation of PHPBB3, and it sends mail from my Gmail address to users. However, I just got an influx of spambots with fake addresses that bounce. How do I tell Gmail to move these ...
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How to disable Gmail auto label

I have a self-defined label A. Some emails are labeled with A automaticaly. I did found a filter that matches the email. But the related action is labeling it with B. And that is the only one matching ...
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How to deal with overlapping Gmail filters

I have a Gmail account and a live.unc.edu account. The live.unc.edu account forwards to my Gmail account. I've made a Gmail label called “UNC” and set up a filter to catch all email that is to: xxx@...
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Is it possible to forward all emails from a contact in Gmail if said contact has multiple email addresses? If so, how?

My flatmate and I recently signed up for a shared T-Mobile plan because it was cheaper than having separate ones. I am the main account holder so all of the bills and stuff go to my email address. Now,...
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“Mute” alternative for conversations that aren't in the inbox

How can I both: Keep mailing lists out of my inbox (to read separately later) Selectively hide mailing list conversations (including their future messages) I've tried using a filter for mailing ...
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Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

I'd like to create a Gmail filter to filter all of my Google Calendar notifications into a separate folder. Google Calendar notifications have headers that look like the following: Reply-To: Helen ...
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Forward All Except Filter in Gmail

I'm using Gmail Forwarding to forward all messages to another account. However I have about 50 email addresses in a filter that I do not want forwarded. I don't want to mark these messages as spam, ...
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Discarding spam mail faster in Gmail [duplicate]

Sometimes I like to browse my spam folder, to make sure I'm not passing by something that is important. The problem is that there is so much spam that is even hard browse through it. I notice some ...
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Adding Outbox rules to Gmail?

I understand how to apply Outlook rules to Gmail when filtering incoming messages but I have not found any similar support for rules on outgoing messages. The way I set up my Outlook account was to ...
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Find out which filters were applied to an email in Gmail [duplicate]

I've got about 20-30 filters set up in my work Gmail account doing a range of things, from filtering newsletters that won’t let me unsubscribe into the bin, to marking messages that come through a web ...
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Gmail canned response filter

My colleagues keep sending work emails to my personal email (Gmail). Instead of repeatedly asking them to resend to my work account, I tried to set up the canned response function on Gmail. I enabled ...
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Filter outgoing Gmail based on From address

I have the following problem. Basically, I have several email accounts - one for my uni, one for my job, a personal one, etc. I primarily use Gmail, so I have all my emails redirected to this single ...
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How to create a filter in Gmail to identify messages forwarded from Zimbra?

EDIT: You cand find additional information in Is it possible to create a Gmail filter that works on headers other than From, To, Subject? I have two email accounts, one is my main Gmail account ...
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How will this set of filters be executed?

All of the SPAM I receive is from .net domains. Some of the valid email I receive is also from .net domains. I would like to white list the valid domains and delete the rest. What would happen to ...
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Automatically remove “inbox” label from messages with other labels

I created some filters to label my e-mails in Gmail, but all of these multiple label mails have the "inbox" label too! How can I remove the inbox label on labeled emails? (With this configuration ...
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Forwarding from one Gmail account to another ends up with apparently inconsistent 'deliveredto:'

I am consolidating several Gmail accounts (leaf accounts) in on central account (e.g., central@gmail.com). When faced with the choice between : Forwarding from each leaf account to the central ...
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How does Gmail Categorise the email as Primary, Social, etc.?

How does Gmail categorise the email messages in my inbox as primary, social, etc.? What should I do to make my mails send from my application be in the primary box always?
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How can I set up Gmail to change the from/to address when automatically forwarding email?

I have two Gmail accounts: my normal Gmail account (me@gmail.com), and an account for my school that is hosted through Gmail (me@school.edu). I get lots of emails on both accounts, and some people ...
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How do I configure canned responses in GMail so that it only sends the auto response to the original email and not to follow-up emails?

The Company I work for deals with many customer enquiries and we rely a lot on email correspondence. I know how to create a canned response in GMail and am aware of its filters, but I was wondering if ...
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Google Mail Filter for Self Mail

I am trying to make two rules about my mails coexist. Case 1: "from:@my-domain.net to:my-domain.net" - Skip inbox - Label "myself" I use the above case to group together every note I send to ...
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Can I create a filter that prevents sending certain emails?

How can I create a subject line or body text filter that filters outgoing email? When the filter matches a message, the message should not be sent.
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Keep getting spam which have the same “mailed-by” field. Marking spam doesn't work. Can’t create filter based on this. How to mark these as spam?

I keep getting messages with different From but the same mailed-by field. I need to mark these messages as spam, but simply doing so doesn't work. Creating filters searches for From values only, so ...
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Does Gmail calculate email storage per plus sign or alias address?

With Gmail you can arrange additional address aliases by appending + and any arbitrary string to your original login. Example: original account: johndoe@gmail.com sample aliases: johndoe+...
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Gmail label unread count

If you set up a filter Matches: from:(foo@gmail.com) Do this: Skip Inbox read a mail from that person apply label receive a reply The label will not show a count for that reply or any other replys ...
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Exclude starred messages?

I ran a search on my messages including -is:starred I also tried -has:yellow-star however I am still getting starred messages in my search results
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Gmail filter to mark all incoming mail as read

I would like to create a filter to mark all incoming mail as read in Gmail (I find the read/unread indicators distracting for my workflow) Is there an easy way to do this? I tried using a filter ...
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EXCLUDE email addresses from autoresponder?

I know you can create a canned response that will only send to certain emails, but I have a much smaller group of people (internal office) that I don't want the response sent to, rather than those I ...
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Automatically label newsletters in Gmail

I used filters to automatically label newsletters in Gmail. For example, I added a filter that matches incoming email id to newsletter@brainpickings.org etc. and labels them as READING. But for some ...
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Is it possible to set up an automatic “response” to an email address contained with an email on Gmail?

So I know how to make canned responses, trigger automatic responses by setting up a search criteria however the problem I have is this: I've just built a new website for my company and the contact ...
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Test Filters in Gmail

I recently set up my primary Gmail account to serve as a central hub for a number of my old addresses. I added a number of filters to apply labels and force most messages to bypass the inbox. I've ...
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Filter replies to a mailing list in Gmail

i have a company wide mail list (company-all@example.com) from which important messages are sent time to time. What isn't important is the dolts who reply all to this address. Is there a way to ...
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Create Gmail filter that contains a special character

I'm trying to create a search filter when I receive automated emails . The emails that I want to filter always contain the following format: Gitlab | foo | bar | herp a derp How can I create a ...
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How to filter all emails sent VIA domain.com [duplicate]

I keep receiving spam mails from different senders using different domain names (e.g. newsletter@buyerkart.info via utilityinbox.com). I could create a filter to catch all mail from newsletter@...
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Check multiple POP3 accounts from one inbox

I have multiple domain specific email address that I'd like to check from a single Gmail login. I've previously seen a set up where multiple inboxes or accounts were accessible from the left side bar ...
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Automatically reply to mail if subject doesn't match criteria

People send a lot of mail to my gmail. I need a way to categorize my mail. I thought of subject filters. whenever somebody send mail with "support" or "sales" as subject gmail would automatically ...
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POP3 email in Gmail not filtering correctly

I am accessing another email account via POP3 within Gmail. Update: I have 2 other email addresses set up with the same filters, and they are working as intended. The only difference between this ...
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Gmail Filter - Give Label To A List Of Incoming And Outgoing Emails Containing Email Address From A Certain List Of Email Addresses

I've a list of email addresses (let's give it a name Cool Email Addresses for understanding purpose) Email A Email B Email C The emails I've sent and received should be given a label Label XYZ if ...
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How to search/filter emails in Gmail according to recipients

I know this tutorial: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7190 But when I use the TO: operator (TO:myemail@myemail.com), I get also emails where is used myemail@myemail.com for CC or BCC.
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How to block mails from a specific server in Gmail

I am getting mails daily from different mail address like ry8029@fastmail.fm or ry1532@outlook.com etc. Since the mail IDs change daily, I can't filter those mails. I checked the emails’ origin. X-...
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Filter messages to one group mailbox and not to a second group mailbox [duplicate]

I am a part of multiple groups in my corporate Gmail account, and would like to filter out all emails from my Inbox that come to group1@gmail.com so that they are marked as read and archived, except ...
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Gmail filter not working when subject field is too long

I receive lots of emails in my Gmail account that are sent to a group teamname@mydomain.com and look like this: Author: ... Date: ... New Revision: ... Added (or Modified or Removed): ... Log: ... ...
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Gmail labeling forwarded emails

I have 2 emails 1 for school (= outlook) and 1 personal(=gmail) I forward my outlook emails to my personal gmail. The forwarded emails I receive in my gmail should get a label called school But I ...
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label incoming emails from a different account in Gmail

Assume I have created a label called "example@university.ac.uk" and I also have that account in my Gmail account, i.e. I can receive and send emails from it. How do I send all the received emails ...
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Gmail filter with regular expressions

I use Gmail and I'm receiving lots of emails I want to filter. They all have in common that the subject is like these: Some words - r1234 - Some more words Some words - r987665 - Some more words Some ...
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Delete an email from a folder only if it is not contained in another folder

I was searching around but found no answers about this issue: I have a folder, in my Gmail account, where I automatically (with filters) put mail with attachments and other characteristics... they are ...
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Gmail filter sent to group but exclude if I am copied

I am setting up filters in Gmail. I am part of a distribution group and I want any email coming to that group to be filtered and labelled. The issue is when some one sent an email to the group and CC ...
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How do I reset all my filters / labels / categories on Gmail?

I have a considerable number of Social and Promotions emails that keep going into the Spam folder, and many others are wrongly assigned to Updates and Promotions while they should be in Primary. How ...