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Questions tagged [gmail-labels]

Google's version of folders in the context of email organization. They are essentially tags that can be assigned to an email message. A message can have one or more labels.

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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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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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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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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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Applying a google apps script to a gmail account

I'm asking a question relating to the code on this post How can I automatically forward Gmail emails when a label is applied? function autoForward() { var label = 'forwardthis'; var recipient ...
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gmail - add current label to new message

In gmail, when I am viewing a particular existing label and then compose a new message, is there a way to automatically tag the message with that same label? I am currently manually labeling each ...
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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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How do I move a large group of emails from a “searched” group to a specific folder I have previously created?

The easiest way, which was 1. to search for your emails 2. select the emails you would like to move and then 3. hover over the folder button with the down arrow on it, has been removed. Now you must ...
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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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Conditional removal of Gmail labels

I desperately try to find a way to remove the system label "Inbox" from emails that have another label (e.g. News) already assigned. My idea behind is to have incoming messages first in the inbox and ...
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Gmail - add label and send an email to all results of a search query

Say I sent a bunch of emails last year to people that weren't on any list then. I now want to be able to email the same people again, all in one shot ideally. I think I can do a reasonable job of ...
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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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Sorting Gmail Labels

I have recently added two labels and they are at the bottom of the alpha list of labels. How do I move them into the alpha ranking? I can move them below the MORE line and back up to original position ...
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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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Is there a workaround for Gmail's broken 'make the change permanent' when moving email to Smart Label inbox category?

As the title says. First reported here: Gmail will NOT ask if you wish to make the change permanent And then again by me, because I couldn't reply on the above: Gmail will NOT ask if you wish to ...
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Migrate entire IMAP4 mail, including folders structure, to Gmail

When I am adding a new external IMAP4 server to Gmail I am offered an option to specify a label under which all mail from that server will be categorized in my Gmail account. If I do so, will Gmail ...
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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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Email message not inside Gmail inbox or anywhere except search

Somehow several emails get not delivered to my Gmail inbox, but are available within search for the sender. If I click on "all message" they will be inside the list but have no label like e.g. "inbox"....
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What does the negative/dash sign indicate on the label as drop down menu on Gmail? [duplicate]

What does the [-] indicate in this Gmail dropdown? There's also the "check mark" and also the "empty box" that you can cycle through. What do they mean? Please don't say minus indicates "remove the ...
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Changing the size of the Gmail label column

It is possible to make it a default setting in Gmail that the label column size can be resized? It is really very uncomfortable not to see the labels in full.
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How to filter and label messages as “INTERNAL-ONLY” and "EXTERNAL

I'd like to create a pair of labels. One would be "INTERNAL-ONLY". This label should match email threads that only include senders and receivers on the thread whose mail domain, @example.com, match ...
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What's the difference between the Gmail label buttons?

I am sorting out my Gmail account, and started labeling emails, but I can't seem to figure out what the different icons mean in the labeling dropdown menu. There are 3 icons: empty minus checked ...
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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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Can't remember my goggle account name an password [duplicate]

Can't remember my goggle account name an password to get back in my phone
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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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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 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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New Interface Collapsing Label List

I like everything about the new interface except how the label list is collapsed, see below. Can this option be disabled? I tried to find it in the settings but did not recognize anything listed as ...
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How to automatically forward Gmail messages when a label is applied?

I have found this question that is answered: How can I automatically forward Gmail emails when a label is applied? However I'm using that exact script and have replaced the label and recipient with ...
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Can I remove the category labels (social, promotions etc) from Gmail entirely? [duplicate]

I've no intention of ever using these labels, but there doesn't seem to be anyway to remove them. It's frustrating as it really clutters up the labels dropdown box, with 5 completely superfluous ...
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Duplicate label structure into another label in Gmail

I have a set of labels and sublabels like this: user/ user/project 1/ user/project 1/money/ user/project 1/time/ user/project 1/etc/ I'd like to copy this label structure into a another label: ...
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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 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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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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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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Search for a nested label in Gmail using only the last term

I have a list of nested labels under a parent label like so: ParentLabel Sublabel1 Sublabel2 Currently, when I want to search for emails with the label Sublabel2, I have to enter the whole "...
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Gmail View Unread In Each Subfolder

I have dozens of subfolders I prioritize to balance my workload, however, in many cases, the unread messages are not listed first. I would like a simple button on the GUI of Gmail to simply click to ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to make Gmail stop storing every email twice?

I made the mistake of trying the "Inbox" feature, and after going back Gmail started showing every email twice – once in a folder called "Inbox", and once in a folder called "All Mail". Both are, ...
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Copy Gmail email in specific “label” to another Gmail account

I have a Gmail account with some email in a label called "oldMailers". I want to copy that entire label and the mail in it to another Gmail account that I have. Please tell me how to do this?
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How do I filter emails in Gmail based on the “From” address when the “To” is already getting filtered?

I have multiple email addresses that are synced to one Gmail account. I currently have the other addresses skip the inbox and get labeled based on the email. However, now I need it so that if I get an ...
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Color coding Gmail?

Can I somehow color code my inbox in terms of importance? For example, the email for ASAP shows as red in my inbox, yellow as SOON, and green as IN THE WEEK?
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Get all email addresses associated to a specific Gmail label

How to get the list of all emails addresses associated to a Gmail label? i.e. in a similar way than this question, but limited to a specific label? Note: I post here with Answer your own question – ...
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Possible to hide Gmail sub-labels when another sub-label is visible?

I've already set to hide labels if there are no unread messages. However, if >1 or more sub-labels as an unread message, the entire hierarchy of that set of labels becomes visible. Is there a way ...
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Is it possible to automatically apply a tag in Gmail and then hiding part of the subject?

I would like to automatically apply a label to every mail containing [Something] in the subject and then hiding that part when the mail are showed in the Inbox. For example i receive an email with ...
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Can Gmail auto-label sent emails based on a filter?

About 90% of emails I send out in Gmail: 1. Need to be labeled 2. Can be labeled based on a simple filter (e.g. specific "To:" address) Can I automatically apply labels to send emails when sent; ...
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Why are Gmail's “inbox” and “read” labels only sometimes visible?

In Gmail, if I click on "Inbox", I see all the messages in my Inbox, but none show the "inbox" label. If I search for "in:inbox", I see the same messages, but now each shows the "inbox" label. If I ...
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Why are Blind Carbon Copies (BCC) to self not getting a label like INBOX when sent from a phone?

Some of my mail is handled by a third party. Every email I send using that party has a Blind Carbon Copies (BCC) to myself @ my third party's email address. All mail at the third party is forwarded to ...