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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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Saving a Gmail attachment to Google Docs

Is there a way to save an email attachment in Gmail to Google Docs?
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1answer
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How Would I Search Gmail for Specific Entries from Outside of Gmail?

I am trying to figure out a way to come up with a tool or a way to search a Gmail account (info@mydomain.com) for bug entries without being logged in to the Gmail account. Our software generates ...
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4answers
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How can I import mail from one Gmail account to another, preserving my label structure?

I'd like to import mail from one account to another, but I have 10 or so labels in the one I want to export from. What's the easiest way to get the same labels on the same email messages on the new ...
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1answer
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How do I get Gmail to display images in a message when it thinks, “This message may not be from whom it claims to be.”

Occasionally, Gmail thinks that a legitimate message is a phishing scam. When I open it to verify it's legit and mark it "Not spam", a banner appears at the top warning me that, "This message may not ...
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3answers
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How can I forward email from an old account to my new Gmail account?

I have an old Yahoo Mail account on which I still get a few emails, now and then - but I now primarily use Gmail. Is there a way for me automatically to forward or fetch emails from that account so ...
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6answers
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How can I filter my Gmail messages that aren't labeled?

I'd like to sort all of my Gmail messages that don't have label, so I can process them (I miss some every now and then). I can sort by every label by clicking on it at the left, but how do you sort ...
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5answers
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How do I find messages in Gmail that have attachments?

I know I can see which messages have attachments by the 'paper-clip' icon, but I need to find messages from a certain sender that have attachments. Is there a way to do this?
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2answers
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Create Task from Email in Gmail

Is it possible to create a new Google Tasks entry from an email in Gmail? Use case: create a reminder/task to respond to an email on a certain day.
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3answers
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Is it possible to sort your email in Gmail by something other than the date received?

I want to sort my email in Gmail by the sender, rather than the date received, is there a way to do this?
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5answers
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How do I import email from another email account into my Gmail account?

I have an email account with a provider other than Gmail and want to import that email into Gmail. Is it possible to do this?
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3answers
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How do I get rid of “On Behalf Of” from my sent Gmail messages?

I have a Google Apps account with 1 primary domain and a secondary alias domain (let's say example.co.uk and example.com). When I send emails from the alias domain, the receiving person sees the ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I delete my Gmail account?

I've got an old GMail account I hardly use and want to delete it. What do I need to do?
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How can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account?

Can some or all labels be preserved?
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1answer
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How do you get Google to retrieve your hacked and deleted emails?

My Gmail account was hacked a while ago, and because the hacker setup a forward that deleted as it worked, I lost a month's worth of emails. Google help (oxymoron) said that I could never get the ...
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1answer
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Can I merge two conversation threads in Gmail?

I really like that gmail keeps related email messages in one "thread" for easy access. But sometimes an email message gets left out. (I suspect the senders email client is misbehaving.) Is there a ...
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4answers
183k views

How to forward multiple emails in Gmail

Is it possible to forward multiple emails in Gmail without doing each one individually?
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14answers
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Remove the Chat box from the left pane on Gmail

I don't ever use the chat feature of Gmail. Is there a way to get rid of the chat box on the left side? I can minimize it, but it still shows my name and the "Search, add, or invite" textbox. I can ...
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4answers
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How can I make my Gmail searches faster?

When I first signed up with Gmail, I was impressed by how fast I could search through my email. Now even simple single-keyword searches can take 5-10 seconds. Perhaps this is related to having over 70,...
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7answers
370k views

Can I change my Gmail email address?

I have a stupidly long email address on Gmail and would like to get it changed, or even just get a new one, but I can't see how. As soon as I log in on Google it knows who I am and signing up for a ...
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4answers
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Can I access Gmail through SSL?

Is there a way to access Gmail securely over SSL?
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7answers
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How do I get rid of advertisements on the right side on Gmail?

Not only am I inundated with ads in Gmail, but they seem to be reading my mind. Is there any way to turn this off or otherwise change this "tracking"?
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9answers
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How to use GPG with Gmail?

I would like to read and write GPG encrypted mails within Gmail. I found FireGPG, but the support for Gmail has been discontinued (and I am using Google Chrome as a browser). What is the most ...
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2answers
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Is there any way to use Gmail storage in other Google services?

It's unlikely that I'll ever have more than 1GB of email. However, I do have more than 1GB of photos (Picasa) and more than 1GB of files (Google Docs). Is there any way to use the storage from Gmail ...
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1answer
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Can I auto-forward my Gmail to another address?

I'm kind of paranoid about my email and I don't want it to be on Google's servers only. Especially after my account got hacked and all my email got deleted. So I would like to auto-forward my Gmail ...
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2answers
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How do I delete all my mail from my Gmail account?

I want to clear my mail from my Gmail account, but don't feel like selecting every message (also the archived ones). Is there an easy way to delete all my mail from Gmail without having to delete my ...
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5answers
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Showing the last login time of when a user logs into their Gmail account

How do I find out the last login time of a user when they log into their Gmail account? I don't see this information at all.
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In Gmail, is there a way to temporarily bounce back all incoming mail (SMTP 550 User Unknown)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure Gmail so that filtered user gets an NDR (non-deliverable receipt) or “bounce” message I have a gmail account I would like to keep in the long-term....
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2answers
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How to add a background image to a Gmail message

I want to have a background image while I compose a new message in Gmail. I must be able to type over it. Is it possible?
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Why does my Gmail “drafts” folder have an unread count?

Obviously, it's a draft, therefore I've read it! This is annoying as I use drafts to record a “follow up note” against an email received (but not replied to as there is no way of adding notes to ...
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4answers
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Embedding and sending HTML emails from Gmail

What is the best way to send out formatted HTML emails from Gmail?
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5answers
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Where do my emails go when I click on 'Archive' in Gmail?

I selected a few important mails and mistakenly clicked on Archive. I don't know where that mails are? Where can I find them?
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2answers
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Importing to Gmail from Yahoo! Mail Plus takes forever

I've decided to migrate over to Gmail, so of course I would like to migrate my old Yahoo emails and forward Yahoo mail to Gmail for a few months until the transition is complete. Unfortunately, ...
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4answers
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Gmail address extraction

I would like to extract all e-mail addresses from my Gmail account, and extract them from the messages where some search term is satisfied. I don't only want to extract addresses from to: and from: ...
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6answers
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Log into Gmail without SSL

How do I log into or use Gmail without having to go through the HTTPS or SSL version? Since the 443 ports for HTTPS is filtered in Iran, is there any alternative method of logging into Gmail which ...
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2answers
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Gmail custom themes: how to add a background image?

A little time-wasting activity of mine currently, is customizing my gmail theme. But, as I look around, I cannot find the option for adding a background image. Some themes have it, so I guess, it is ...
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2answers
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If my Gmail address is abcdefgh@gmail.com, then what would be my OpenID?

If my email is abcdefgh@gmail.com, what would be my OpenID?
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How to migrate from a Hotmail account

Is there an easy way to move from a Hotmail account to something else, like a Gmail account or a new Hotmail account? Without losing all the folders, emails, contacts, etc.