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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Removing labelled email from inbox

I have emails in my inbox which I have been labelled under different label names. I now want to remove these emails from the inbox so that they only appear under their individual labels. So far, I can ...
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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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Gmail spam filter not working

I recently started receiving spam emails in my Gmail inbox. They all seem to be addressed to john@aol.com. To combat this I tried to set up a filter: Matches: to:(john@aol.com) Do this: Delete it ...
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In Gmail, how to find messages that are in the 'All Mail' folder, but nowhere else? [duplicate]

In Gmail, how does one determine which email messages are in All Mail, but nowhere else? I'm referring to email messages that are not in the Inbox (or another folder) and do not have any labels ...
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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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Deleter more than 50 e-mails in gmail in 2020 [duplicate]

Last time when I selected the e-mails on a page to delete, after selecting 50, gmail offered that it could mark all the e-mails having that label. Now it does not. How can I select all that 9000 e-...
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Means to view offline gmail backups with folders preserved and without a mail client

I was able to make an mbox backup of a personal gmail account as per here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3024190?hl=en I used a program called mbox viewer which successfully imported the ...
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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 - sent emails are staying in Inbox

I have Gmail enabled with the send button "Send and Archive", but when I reply to an email, the message still stays in my Inbox. I'm thinking that it could be one of my filters, as I have ...
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If you delete a label and ALL contacts in it, will that also delete those contacts from other labels?

There are 1253 contacts separated by last name Alpha in 26 labels. I just imported the list to create ONE label for ALL those contacts. Now the number of contacts has doubled. I want to get rid of ...
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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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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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Retrieving labels from the Gmail thread

I'm a beginner in JavaScript and I'm looking to create a script with google script which has the role of retrieving the labels present in my google inbox and compare them with the labels that I ...
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How to apply label to a reply message in Gmail?

I like to keep my reply messages with the original message, rather than looking for them in the 'sent' folder. But I don't see any way to apply a label when drafting a reply and when I hit send Gmail ...
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Automatically set label for all archive emails in gmail

I want to archive all my emails but not in the "all mail" folder, I want them in "Archive" label. I created this filter: -has:userlabels -in:sent -in:chat -in:draft -in:inbox I want that all ...
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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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Collapse nested labels by default?

Some time ago Gmail used to open with each main label 'closed', i.e. with nested labels indicated only by a horizontally-facing triangle. Now, though, Gmail opens with everything open to the max - and ...
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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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Randomly assigning gmail label to every incoming email

I manage a team that has a shared gmail inbox, is there any build-in way to randomly label every incoming email to "distribute" the emails among the team members? To be more specific, what I want to ...
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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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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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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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Emails in wrong mailbox

I open Gmail, I see my emails labeled Category/Primary in my primary inbox, it's still loading, after few seconds it stops loading, and suddenly a new message is shown on top of the primary tab list ...
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Gmail labels - Only archive upon reading the email

I already know how to create a label in Gmail and how to archive the files automatically (remove of inbox). What I want is a way of only archiving the email after I read it. It appears normally in ...
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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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How do I limit search to a folder in Gmail?

In my Gmail, I want to search a keyword that appears only in a specific folder. Currently, it displays results from all folders.
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How can I filter Gmail emails that do not include a plus sign in the to line?

I use email aliases for my email account to design filters sent to me from different sources, for example: me+newsletter@gmail.com me+bills@gmail.com me@gmail.com It's easy for me to set up filters ...
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How do I forward an email from a Label in Gmail?

How do I forward an email from a folder/label in Gmail? I have googled this question, checked similar questions, but can only see answers related to forwarding folders. I can only see options to ...
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How to create filters for incoming G-Mail messages

I'm setting up a new website/community and want to use my G-Mail account as the primary address. The problem is that I'm going to have a lot of emails coming through from different sources for ...
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In Gmail, I want all labels to be visible, I don't want to have to click “More” every time. Possible?

In Gmail, I want to be able to see all labels on the left, without scrolling to the bottom of the list and clicking More. Mainly because the More label is usually covered up by a popup or a ...
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Search mails for multiple labels

I've been using GMAIL for a long time and I have many mails with multiple labels. I am being migrated to Outlook and mails will be moved over and into Outlook folders based on labels, BUT only the ...
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Bulk Delete Emails In Gmail

I have a label where I get my all server alerts, and I did not check counts for a while, now it is over 600,000 and when I am trying to bulk delete it, it gives an error like below. Oops, something ...
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I accidentally labeled every single message in Gmail

I was recently trying to clean up my Inbox. When I did that, I used filters to clear out all messages and apply them to the correct label. While setting up a particular filter, Gmail crashed. I hit "...
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I deleted Gmail labels, now how do I find the undeleted messages to delete them?

I only discovered, after I deleted a bunch of old labels, that that does not also delete the messages under that label (thanks for having that morsel of info at the bottom of the page rather than ...
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Is it possible to remove all other Gmail labels within a single label?

I currently have filters setup so that all emails from DMARC end up in my "DMARC" label. I manage multiple domains, and every email sent to a particular domain also is filtered to have the domain name ...
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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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How to delete about 1,000 Gmail labels, not one at a time

I need to start over with Gmail labels, is there a way to blow away all of them at once? I have way too many.
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Gmail fails to find conversations with nested labels in inbox

My inbox contains the following emails: (a) John (0) label:XY label:XY/Z (b) Mary (0) label:XY label:XY/Z (c) Zack, me (5) label:XY label:XY/Z where (0) indicates that I have not yet ...
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How to restore Gmail inbox view?

My Gmail inbox label is not appearing normal as shown in the attached photo How can I restore labels to normal/default?
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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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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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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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