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How to batch remove trash label

By accident I got a lot of emails moved to the Trash folder. There I can see them with the "Trash" label, as well as the original label. But it seems impossible to select all mails in trash with a ...
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Received an email saying someone has hacked my email account

The hacker said they have access to my contacts, social media, and that they've also installed a keylogger onto my system. They want money. The Gmail email header says: Similar messages were used ...
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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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Can I replicate Microsoft's Merge Formatting special paste feature in Gmail?

Some Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word 2016 and Outlook 2016) have a special paste feature called Merge Formatting which retains certain formatting (like lists, hyperlinks, bold, underlined, and ...
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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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How do I remove someone else's Google account from my device?

My friend logged onto her Google account on my device. Now I can't access my own Google account. I've pressed sign out, removed the account with the "remove account" button, and signed back in, but ...
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Gmail Search issues

I tried to locate a message based on a job number within, but will not find it. I can manually find the email. - When I try another job number it works. The only difference is the size of the ...
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How to login on Gmail without the phone? [duplicate]

My phone was stolen, I'm trying to login to Gmail, but since Gmail sends a code when you log in I can't get the code. I still know my password but it still asks for the code. I tried my recovery mail ...
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Retrieving mails from deleted/disabled Gmail work account?

Long story short: my employer disabled my work account and I need certain archived emails from that account. Unfortunately recovering the account via Google doesn't work, since I don't have the ...
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Transport Gmail label to Zimbra

I have several hundreds of emails in a Gmail label which I want to forward to Zimbra. I want to do this systematically, just like the "Accounts and Import" in Gmail, so that making those emails in ...
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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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How do I recover an account that was converted to a Google “kids” account and immediately blocked?

I have created an account for my 9-year-old girl. Then I found out that creating a kids account was possible. So I tried to convert that account into a kids account by modifying date of birth, When I ...
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How to prevent email sent by other accounts appearing in Sent

My setup is as follows. I have two Gmail accounts: a main Gmail account, and a secondary one that I have so I can use Google's SMTP server. This SMTP server account is used whenever I need a server/...
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Removed labels - where did my emails go?

I've been using Gmail for quite a while and I have about 15000 emails in total, only partially sorted using labels. Using Gmail itself to sort them is a nightmare for me, so I decided to use ...
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Gmail filters exact phrase matching

I'm having issues with my Gmail filter. It seems to be performing some type of fuzzy matching even though I explicitly defined exact phrase matching. My filter is: Has the words: {"unsubscribe" “...
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Gmail shortcut keys overridden by DevTools shortcut keys

I can't get Gmail shortcut keys to perform the Gmail actions because (I think) the DevTools actions for that shortcut are performed instead. For instance, to mark an email as read is Ctrl+Shift+I, but ...
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Does adding another Google account to your Android phone also sync phone setting?

So today I am adding my dad Google account to my phone to check his email regularly because he is not very good with the phone. When I am done adding my dad account my phone automatically sync ...
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Gmail default will not stay put, changes to a previous email address

Regardless of how many times I change my email default, following all of the wonderful steps the techies tell us, google changes default back to the same email address. Where is the deactivation of ...
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Contact form submission reply to my self instead the lead

In my website I have a Contact form where people fill out the form and that info ends up in my Gmail. Up to a point till two days ago when I hit the reply button I will be replying to the lead as in ...
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Move sent Gmail message to draft

After sending an email, it moves to sent and does not stay in drafts (makes sense). Sometimes I need to send someone a 'draft' email, meaning they are not the end person but someone I need to check ...
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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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Can I completely disable signatures in reply in Gmail?

When searching for this question, all I could find is how to disable the option. Insert this signature before quoted text in replies and remove the "--" line that precedes it. But this would not ...
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Mails from inbox gets removed if I reply or forward them

I had made some changes in Gmail account due to which, if I reply to or forward some mail then it deletes the basis mail from my inbox automatically. If I want it back in inbox then I need to search ...
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Don't want to archive messages

How do I keep an email I have answered in my inbox? Gmail automatically sends it to All Mail once it has been answered.
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Is it possible to set Gmail to an English (Israel) locale

I would like to be able to use Gmail with an English UI, but set other locale settings to the common settings in Israel (see here). Specifically, the first day of the work week should be Sunday, and ...
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How to ensure that my Google Voice phone number is shown in caller ID when calling someone from Gmail using Google Voice

When I call someone using the "make a call" feature in Gmail, I have been told that the caller ID on the other end (in this case an iPhone SE using Verizon) displays "unknown caller". I'd like it to ...
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How to make sure messages from an email address never get sent to spam?

In Gmail, how can I make sure email from a company email address never gets sent to spam? A company that I want to receive emails from always gets put into spam and even though I set their email ...
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Google Group Email: Reroute replies from one group to another

I am using Google Groups. I have on a group with email id: example@support.com. Which I am using to send out emails to clients. I want all the replies to this mail id to be redirected to other groups ...
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How do I preserve column widths when pasting a Google Doc table into Gmail?

Say I have the following table in Google Docs: (Yes it's a table, the borders are just set to 0.) If I try to copy it and paste it into Gmail, it gets rid of all the column spacing: (Notice ...
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Remove duplicate recipients from email draft (in Gmail)

When copying & pasting email addresses into the recipients list in Gmail, how can I remove duplicate email addresses (if the copied list contains duplicates)?
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Why is my friend's contact name suddenly lowercase?

Why is my friend's contact name suddenly lowercase in Gmail? I have checked the contact entry and it is capitalized.
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How do I archive an email without needing to select it first?

I'm using Gmail shortcuts. When navigating my inbox list I can easily move up/down using: Newer conversation k Older conversation j This shows a blue highlight near the message I'm ...
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Updates folder and primary folder are exactly the same. Also, more types of messages of messages going straight to primary folder

So this "updates" folder recently appeared, and I tried to filter a lot of messages into it, but it only works for a second before all of those types of messages go back into "primary". I'm irritated ...
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Is it possible to set an account wide auto responder in Google Apps for Business (G Suite) Gmail?

Is it possible to set a company wide auto responder in Google apps for business Gmail? For instance if the office is closed for a set date range I would like to set an auto responder for all emails, ...
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How to manually nest block quotes in Gmail in single consolidated reply to multiple different-subject emails, as if emails were part of same thread?

Someone emailed me multiple times using different subjects. In chronological order, let's refer to them as Email1, Email2, and Email3. If I reply to Email3, Gmail will automatically put Email3's body ...
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Is it possible to filter mail sent to any of my plus-addresses in Gmail?

I use plus-addresses for either testing, or spam. To the point where now I would like to auto-archive all mail sent to a plus address. I've tried searching with: to:(firstname.lastname+*@gmail.com) /...
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Gmail forwarding verification code problem

I'm trying to get someone to receive forwarded emails. I put in his email address. He received the message, but the account I'm sending from doesn't recognize his computer. So it wants to send the ...
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Gmail filter is forwarding, but stuck in inbox of 2nd Gmail account - won't forward

I have 20 filters set up in gmail.com address 1, to forward to individual people. Now we have 26 members. So I create a secondary gmail.com address. Now, one of the filters in gmail.com address 1 ...
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BitBounce spams messages after using Google Groups (replying a commented in some thread)

I just replied one comment in one thread at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!categories/google-admob-ads-sdk/android And after that my Gmail account started to receive next emails (email's Subject ...
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Does transferring a yahoo into gmail will make the yahoo stop working?

If I transfer my yahoo into my gmail using the import mail and contact option in gmail, does all my account that I have used with my yahoo will be automatically changed and linked into the gmail and ...
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Finding accidentally archieved emails in Gmail

I read all the answers, tried all the suggestions, had zero success Can't believe Gmail is so hard to manage in this arena I don't remember who sent me the messages I accidentally archieved WHY is it ...
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Display the recipients in the mail list in Gmail

Is there a way to display all the recipients next to the sender of the mail ? This way I could see which are the one that are directed to me, or if I am in carbon copy. For now I have made a filter ...
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Prevent the Gmail label list from automatically collapsing

In Gmail's new UI, is there a way to prevent the "label list", or whatever you call it, from automatically collapsing whenever I'm not hovering over it with mouse/trackpad? This is what I mean (here ...
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How to figure out why emails from a group I haven't subscribed to are being delivered to me?

When receiving email from groups, sometimes items arrive from a group not subscribed to. How can one figure out how it was routed?
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Is it possible to send email to multiple account and make a separate thread from each recipient in Gmail?

When I mail multiple recipients, a single thread is created which makes difficult to segregate one recipient from another. Also, it is difficult to follow up. So is there any way I can send mail to ...
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Restore access to a Google group after being incorrectly labelled a spammer

I started a thread in a Google Group, posting via the web-based editor. The third or fourth post into the thread my posts stopped showing up. The thread shows only that there are some deleted messages....
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Gmail account not open on computer

I have Gmail account but never use for almost one year. Today try to login but have problem with password and email. Please assist to reset Gmail account.
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Send encrypted file attachment using Gmail?

My company uses Windows workstations, with Outlook email clients that connect to Gmail as our corporate email server. I used to be able to send any file that I wanted (within the size limit of <= ...
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Im trying to make a automated script, that auto sends emails with an pdf attachment

This is my script function sendEmails() { var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); var startRow = 2; // First row of data to process var numRows = 8; // Number of rows to process // ...