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How to scroll between messages without returning to inbox/folder in Gmail

Let's say, in Gmail, that I'm already viewing a message. I would like to switch to viewing the next message in the inbox/folder (I don't know if the hotkeys will be different between the two) without ...
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Gmail doesn't show entire message

I have a large email message, and whether I am on Desktop/Laptop or Android app, clicking the Show Entire Message link only opens a new tab which either prompts me to sign-in to Gmail or takes me back ...
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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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Gmail Atom feed for priority messages in my inbox

I'm trying to configure a desktop application that uses Gmail's atom feed, which looks at urls of the form https://mail.google.com/mail/feed/atom/<label> It works great for all, and inbox, but ...
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Gmail email composer: How to turn off the autocorrection feature?

I do not want gmail typing my emails. I find it really annoying that as I type, the gmail editor auto corrects / automatically types for me. How do I turn that automatic stuff off? (The recent in ...
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Display the size of each email/conversation in Gmail

My Gmail inbox shows 9 columns: a box to select the conversation, star, "important" tag, name of who sent the email, subject, archive, delete, mark as unread, and snooze. I cannot find a way to ...
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Filter email based on Gmail plus operator, with wildcard

Due to some programming integration tests I've setup to run often, I'm receiving emails to my gmail with a plus address like so: matt+unittest_1 matt+unittest_2 matt+unittest_3 etc. I would like ...
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How can you share a CRM-like phone book with Google Contacts?

We'd like to share contacts stored in Google Contacts with the entire company. We have 1,000+ client records and phone numbers that we'd like everyone in the company to have access to. We've been ...
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Convert an adult's Google account to a child's account

I have created my daughter a Gmail account and accidentally entered the wrong DOB. I'm trying to add this account to my Family Link, however, it's not allowing me to manage this account via the Family ...
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Gmail: Automatically detecting all caps in incoming messages, converting to bold

So I have a senior colleague who regularly misuses all caps to emphasize points. This is annoying to see regularly--especially in reviews of my work--so I am curious if there is a Gmail add on or ...
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How to get rid of MORE/LESS

In my label/Folder is the option for more or less labels. Since I have over a hundred labels, I find it a great nuisance to click every time to get more. I would like to remove the options so that I ...
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Shared email address between husband and wife to get bills

I would like to have shared email address that my wife and I can access. The following is our use case. We pay our house hold bills for several utilities; like broad band internet, electricity and ...
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Account Recovery for Gmail failure

My private gmail account didnt recognize my password, answered all account recovery questions and it says it cannot recognize my account but i still have access to my email on my phone? I use this ...
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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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How do I set default accounts for YouTube and Gmail?

I have an email for school and an email for personal use. How can I make it so that, in Chrome, when I go to YouTube it logs me into my personal account but when I go to Gmail it logs me into my ...
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Set the default image size of an embedded image to match the image's original size in Gmail

Is there any way to set the default image size automatically in Gmail to ensure it embeds any given image at its original size? For example, a 400x400 image would retain the size 400x400 when ...
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How to respond within an incoming email with different font colors?

I use gmail. Other gmail users can take my email message to them, and insert their answers to my questions wherever they want in my original message, and then change the font color. It is very nice, ...
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Is it possible to use custom font in Gmail?

Gmail only provides these fonts: Sans Serif Serif Comic Sans MS Courier New Garamound Georgia Tahoma Trebuchet MS Verdana But I don't wanna use any of those. I want to use the font of my own choice, ...
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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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How to set Gmail's default incoming font as sans serif?

Some older correspondondents use annoying serif fonts in their email messages. I would like them displayed in a sans serif font. Is there a way to set this up, preferably automatically?
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Custom font for mails in Gmail wanted without canned response

I would love to use a custom font (e.g. Raleway) for all my e-mails. I read an article that explains on how to prepare a canned response and the signature. This works well using a canned response. But ...
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Change display of unformatted mail in GMail

When receiving mail in GMail, I can get unformatted and formatted mail. The unformatted mail often relies on spaces and letters being the same size. However, GMail shows them in the proportional sans ...
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How to disable “Verify it's you” on Gmail, without phone? [duplicate]

Sometimes, when I try to access my Gmail account from some other computer or country, an annoying security feature prevents me from doing so. I get the following message: Verify it's you ...
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How to disable Gmail's login verification “There's something unusual about how you're signing in.”?

Sometimes, I get this message: There's something unusual about how you're signing in. To show that it's really you, complete the task below. This usually happens when attempting to log in from ...
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Some incoming Gmail messages do not word wrap

I've noticed that in Gmail some incoming emails do not word wrap. This is quite annoying as I have to navigate the cursor horizontally to read the message. Some people think that the sender's email ...
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How can I share access to a Google account?

I help to run a small organization, which runs a camp for two weeks per year. We use a free Google account for e-mail, and there are some items stored for safekeeping in the Drive. There are a few ...
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Gmail App displaying desktop version and not mobile

I did not code this email. It's a legacy mailer that needs to be updated because it has stopped displaying the mobile stacking version on mobile devices and is instead displaying the desktop side by ...
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Gmail delegate option not listed in settings/accounts

My client uses Gmail (free account) for his business email, which has been set up using one of his domains (domain-A). He has two email aliases set up in this account (one using domain-A and the ...
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Gmail blue bar (/current conversation indicator) not following clicks

Generally, the Gmail blue bar indicator or selector for keyboard shortcuts follows a click on the conversation's selection box. For some reason, it's stopped doing that in one of my accounts. This is ...
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How to use Gmail's “Send mail as” feature when SMTP server requires 2 factor authentication

I used to use the "send mail as" feature so I could use the gmail interface for my work emails instead of outlook. My workplace has now mandated 2-factor authentication for their single-sign on, so ...
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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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I can't make Gmail stop marking things as important

I am trying to have Gmail send me a notification only when I receive a message from specific addresses. This is the option I have selected in settings: Important mail notifications on - Notify me ...
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What is the difference between accounts.google.com and myaccount.google.com

(EDIT: Linked to https://support.google.com/accounts/thread/6363189?msgid=6363189) I have my old Email address X@gmail.com Initially I used an eight char password, but later I changed to an 11-char ...
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How to prevent Gmail from creating map link from address?

When Gmail detects an address within the text of an email, it automatically converts that address into a link to Google Maps. (I think this "feature" must be new because it hadn't happened in the ...
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Gmail keyboard shortcut to indicate meeting attendance

When I get a meeting (appointment) invitation in my GMail inbox from another Google Apps user, there are links embedded in the message that I can use to indicate my meeting attendance: "Going? Yes - ...
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“Add Account” is not letting me create a new Gmail account

I am trying to add a third email account to my google ID. It won't let me. It just takes me in circles. From the dropdown menu under my name icon, I select: Add Account That takes me to a new tab or ...
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How to disable the notifications number in a Chrome tab?

When I keep my Inbox opened in a tab either because of necessity or by mistake, I'd like to hide the notification number that shows up after the title when a new email comes in:
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How can I stop Toronto District Schoolboard's's Academic Workspace from intercepting my gmail login on my laptop?

I can access my gmail from my phone, but on my laptop, I'm redirected to tdsb's login. I don't have an account with them, but my daughter does, and her email is connected to mine. How can I regain ...
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Login only to YouTube and not Gmail using same account

I want to leave my media PC without a password, for anyone in my house to use, which means I want to log into my YouTube account and leave my session open but I also don't want just anyone to be able ...
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How do I select all emails in on Gmail Category (like the Social tab)?

I want to Archive (or delet) all the emails in a certain Gmail Category (the horizontal tabs) like Social. If I just select all, it only selects the ones that are visible. I want to Archive all of ...
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Google deleted (from 3 accounts) a threatening email that I need as evidence of a crime-how to retrieve?

I received a personalized threatening email that went into my spam folder ("someone" used the message board from rentboy.com to mask their identity). I sent a copy of the email to my sister (also ...
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How to mark some but not all emails in Gmail as read

I have a number of older emails in Gmail which are unread which I'd like to make read but I don't want to mark recent unread emails as read. Can I mark all emails from a specific date to be marked ...
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What colours have already been used in Gmail compose?

When composing an email in Gmail I colour some parts of the text. Sometimes I'd like to know what colour I've used earlier in the email. Is there a way to see this? Some other inline editors allow ...
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How to improve Gmail's inline reply formatting?

When someone replies inline to one of my messages, their text is hardly distinguishable from mine. Is there a setting or a hack to improve this? For example:
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Replying to email in gmail

I'd like to reply to an email someone sent me. And reply inline to their email. I'd like it to be clear what is my text and what is their text. Is there some setting I can do which marks my text as ...
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How to use consistent contrasting color when replying in Gmail?

Sometimes I would like to respond inline, with my font always in blue, for example (i.e. different from the color of the message I'm replying to). I've seen people do this effortlessly (apparently) ...
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Fix font size of Gmail signature

The font size of my Gmail signature looks weird — it sometimes changes even in mid-sentence, and this is only visible outside Gmail, e.g. in the Inbox app on my iPhone. How to fix?
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Setting the default font/text size for Gmail messages

When I compose a new Gmail message, the text defaults to a small font size. How do I reverse this and make it use the normal-sized font again? I'm not sure what I've done to cause it to use the ...
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Email forwarding to Gmail and SPF

I have a domain with webmail on Gandi. I use that address for work. I set up mail forwarding to a personal Gmail address. Sometimes emails sent to my work address get bounced. Gandi has two warnings: ...
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How to stop important emails in Gmail from going into Trash?

Right now, I am in a big problem with Gmail and I really need someone to help me. All my important emails are going directly into the trash without my notice. Let me tell you with an example. I ...