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Questions tagged [gmail]

For questions about the Gmail service as accessed by a desktop or mobile browser. Questions about native smartphone apps are off-topic on Web Apps.

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Easiest way to move Google Photos from one account to another

I have a work Gmail account that unfortunately has all my photos attached to it. If I were to share the photos with my home Gmail account and the work account was deleted would my old photos go with ...
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Edit Gmail notes on Windows or Linux

Gmail has a "Notes" label for storing notes as emails. MacOS and iOS have an Apple Notes application that can be used as a native client for editing Gmail notes. How can I edit Gmail notes on Windows ...
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Automatically turn on Gmail Vacation Responder from gCal 'Out of Office' events

I see some good scripts on turning on responder for 'every Friday', etc., but with the new gCal feature of 'Out of Office' events, is there a way to turn on vacation responder any time there is ...
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Gmail does not display more than a couple from the same person when I search for them

In the past I can get all emails to and from a person when I type in the name of the person in the search field. Now only a couple most recent ones are displayed making it impossible to find older ...
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Sent email suddenly appearing in Inbox

Lately the email I send to anyone other than me is showing up in my email inbox. I always use the Chrome Gmail web interface. I never want the email sent to me unless I insert my own email address ...
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How can I make Gmail new interface simpler and still effective?

In both Chrome and Firefox browsers, I have some problems with the current Standard View of Gmail user interface compared to the previous standard view: Fonts are bigger than before. It drastically ...
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Is it true that when I “add an account” in Google or Gmail, I can potentially increase the security risk a lot?

For example, if my main account uses a very secure password, and I never sign in using this user name and password inside of a game or mobile phone app. However, if I have a less secure account on ...
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What happens to emails when 'not spam' is clicked in Gmail?

I selected an email in the Spam folder and clicked 'Not Spam'. I expected it to go into the Inbox. But I cannot find it anywhere, even when I use Search. So, where do 'Not Spam' emails go?
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Preload GMAIL to quicken loading time

Is there any way of preloading Gmail, so that I can have a shortcut to it on my desktop (Mac) and it goes straight to the inbox (without the giant gmail logo and loading sign), So it's like running in ...
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Make Gmail show name of unread email sender, rather than of original poster

Situation: Alice sent an email 3 months ago, and quit the company. Every day Bob and Chiara exchange a few email in that thread. Problem: Expectation: When Bob sends a new email in that thread, I ...
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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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Transfer ownership of a Gmail account

I will be managing some social media accounts for someone for a while. When I am finished, I want to be able to transfer the account to them. To keep it simple, I want to set up a Gmail account that ...
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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 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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Emails I send keep getting into recipient's Spam folder in Gmail

I have a personal domain and I use a mail account on it (it's not Gmail). Recently, all the emails I send (personal and business messages, not bulk) keep getting into the recipients Gmail Spam folder (...
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CSS to remove suggested replies in new Gmail

I am reluctantly transitioned to the new Gmail. It's bigger and loads slower, but it appears I'm stuck with it. My wishlist item at the moment is CSS that will block display of the suggested quick ...
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Gmail Reply to All button buggy

Is it just me or is anyone else experiencing inconsistent behavior with the Reply to All? I see messages where there are: Multiple "To" and there is no Reply to All button. Single "To" and there is ...
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Is there any way to go back to the old “classic Gmail”? [duplicate]

Google won't allow it anymore, now that the settings ⚙ button no longer has the Go back to classic Gmail option. But I miss the old interface because of higher information density better fonts less ...
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Someone is changing my password over and overmy ex girlfriend [duplicate]

My ex girlfriend is using my account. I want her off my accounts
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'Snips' pasted from clipboard into body of gmail message have broken “googleusercontent.com” after sending out the email

A user regularly sends emails by snipping to the clipboard and pasting it to the email body. They are not saving to a file and pasting that, but copying it straight to the clipboard and pasting. ...
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Adding extra but non-aliased emails within GSuite

Have setup GSuite to handle emails for a certain domain name and have also added aliases via: Google Admin -> Users -> {User} -> User Information -> Email Aliases However, what if I want to add an ...
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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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Why do I have to enter password twice with Gmail in Chrome browser?

Every time I try to log in to my Gmail it makes me enter my password at least twice, and often after it already opens my email it logs me out and makes me enter my password again. I use the Chrome ...
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Google Inbox Chrome extension replacement

I really enjoyed Google Inbox and I am very sad that the project disappear. The new Gmail offer most of the Inbox feature but one is missing: the Google Inbox Chrome extension that allows to save ...
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Where has my Gmail message gone after I removed it?

I was on Gmail this morning, and I opened an email on my iPhone, which I had opened before on my phone and desktop. While selecting an important email, my thumb went towards the top right and pushed ...
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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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Consistent google calendar new meeting alerts?

Sometimes I get email about new google calendar meetings that I'm invited to, and other times I don't seem to get them. I'm fairly sure this happens and is not because of filtering. I'm guessing it ...
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How do I avoid having to sign into Gmail twice whenever I change accounts?

Do to some weird and infuriating re-implementation of the Chrome/Gmail sign-in system, whenever I switch from one Gmail account to another, I now have to sign in twice in a row to access my email. ...
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Show emails to\from a contact in new Gmail?

In older version of gmail when you hover someones email it showed his\her badge that had "show all messages" link in it so you could quickly look through your previous exchanges with this person. Is ...
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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 to activate Google Smart compose

How can I activate Google Gmail Smart Compose in my Gmail account? I have seen sites mentioning an item in the Settings -> Advanced menu, but I can't find it in my Gmail Settings menu.
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How to migrate and convert an individual Google Suite email account to Office 365 Shared Mailbox?

I'm planning to migrate my company GSuite email account to Office 365. The Office 365 will have the same domain. My Office 365 subscription is the Business Premium, so we will have shared mailbox for ...
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Gmail says the username is 'already in use' and 'not in use' at the same time [duplicate]

I'm helping my father today to update his Google account. Below is a step-by-step procedure of what we did, and where we got in trouble.   1.  The procedure step-by-step First we logged ...
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How do I set up my out of office in Gmail for G Suite for a specific time frame?

I've googled everything and watched multiple YouTube videos and cannot find this answer. How do I set up my out of office in GSuite for a specific time frame? Example: I'll be out of the office ...
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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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New Gmail design: Cannot resend message that I have cancelled

Working on Mac using Chrome, and with Gmail new design. A problem I have had only since using new design is that when I cancel sending an email just after pressing send, the Cancel is successful, but ...
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How can the whitespace in the new Gmail sidebar be decreased?

The desktop version of the new Gmail interface has lots of wasteful whitespace in the sidebar between the label name and the count: How could I decrease the whitespace before the count? I tried to ...
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Gmail: Seeing all correspondence with “sender”?

Is there a new, easy way to generate this search? "from:sender@example.com OR to:sender@example.com" The old, easy way (hover, click) has been removed. An easy way should not involve typing in the ...
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Gmail auto-refresh rate setting?

My Gmail tab used to auto-update my inbox every 1–2 minutes, but a while ago (a couple of months?) this has changed and sometimes it refreshes only after half an hour. What caused this? Is there a ...
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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 name and add information on Google to keep it private on YouTube?

My goal is to create a YouTube channel, create and publish content, but keep my actual name and details private. I have a name chosen for the YouTube channel, which is not my actual name. I don't ...
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How to create alias addresses in Gmail without registering a new email address for each one?

It appears I need to actually register new email address in Gmail, and then I can service them all from one Gmail login by adding them in Settings. Is there a quicker/simpler way? I do NOT mean ...
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Gmail - Automatically Bypass Snooze intermediary menu

Is there any way to bypass this menu, and go directly to the full calendar that is revealed in "Select Date and Time"?
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Gmail 'All Mail' only showing 10 days of mail

Yesterday I went into the 'All Mail' folder in Gmail and I noticed that the mail listed only went back 10 days. I try to follow the "Inbox Zero" approach to mail management and archive all the mail ...
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Why sign into new Gmail address automatically signs me to primary Gmail address

I registered a second Gmail address so I could use it separate to my current Gmail and now every-time I try to log into it I am logged into my primary Gmail address. I even tried changing the password ...
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Show only email that arrived within the last X minutes

Confirmation emails are sometimes required for signing up for a webpage or sometimes just for logging into a page with 2FA. I don't want to see any other emails, rather than the specific email, that I ...
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Stop Gmail notifications for specific senders

I'm using Gmail in a Chrome tab on Windows 10, and it's set up to produce notifications for new emails. There are some senders for which I'd like to not get notifications for. There is a trick based ...