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How to change my primary gmail email address in gmail

*i recently created 5 gmail email addresses. I didn’t know that the 1st email address would become what google calls “the primary” email address associated with my google account. I want to change “...
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Why a POP3 account email all goes to spam?

I added a gmx pop3 account, and for some reason, all email that goes to gmail from there (through pop3) ends up with the following message: This after I added lots of filters to avoid my email to go ...
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How to accept calendar invite that automatically forwarded to my on the original primary google account?

I have two accounts: a@gmail.com b@gmail.com All emails sent to a@gmail.com automatically forwarded to b@gmail.com Now. when I see a calendar invite in b@gmail.com and accept it, I want that who sent ...
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Multiple inboxes in Gmail without default inbox

I have two email addresses, user@gmail.com and user@university.edu. I have set up Gmail's Multiple Inboxes, with the following criteria: University --> label:(university inbox) gmail --> label:...
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Google Mail autocomplete contacts showing outdated address

I have contacts who have changed their email addresses. Autocomplete in Google Mail still includes those addresses although I have deleted them from my contacts list. How can I delete those individual ...
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Can I change a Google account from "business" to "personal?"

The organization we work with implemented a weird rule that demanded that we change the name of our business. I hadn't setup a google account in a while, so I clicked the business account type during ...
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How to prevent a gmail account from sending emails to my gmail?

I want to block a gmail account that keeps bothering me and sending me emails. I have a gmail too. Here are options: I can “block” this account, however, the sender can still send the email. It will ...
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How to forward multiple emails at the same time in Gmail?

I looked at this thread and it does not look simple enough.
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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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Is there a way to select a 'From:' alias based on intended recipient?

There is an old related (but not duplicate) question about automatically replying from an alias email address when an email is received to that alias. I have a catch-all address, me@example.com, set ...
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How to use hyperlinks in google spreadsheets to email threads for multiple users at the same time?

I'm running some data in Google spreadsheets and need to link a lot of different email threads to that spreadsheet. I need different users to have an access thru these hyperlinks directly to the email ...
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Can't add alternate email in Gmail

I am trying to add an alternate email address to my Gmail account but I cannot because Google says it's already in use. I can't find where it's in use and have been researching this for days. Any ...
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Do email services send sender's IP address?

If I'm going to receive/send email through Gmail/Hotmail/Yahoo, would I be able to see the IP of the sender? I know there's nothing to do with the IP but would it give away the location from where I'...
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How to create filter for multiple email addresses in gmail?

We have option to filter an email from a sender and move it to a folder. But how to use the same filter from different email IDs. Like, I can filer emails from naukri,monster,hirist,etc and apply all ...
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Do I have to create a new user in Google Workspace to create a shared inbox?

I have set up a Google Workspace with 3 users having a unique email. I also want an email "info@domain.com" that goes into a separate inbox that we all can collaborate on. Will I have to add ...
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How to clearly distinguish all emails related to another domain inside personal gmail account?

I have an email address of my own very small business domain (A) forwarding to my personal gmail account (B) so I only access it, and send as, inside my personal gmail (B). How do I separate all ...
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How to batch deliver Gmail inbox and labels/categories?

Is there a way for Gmail (or an extension) to delivery new messages in bulk at pre-specified times or upon request. It would be like 'send/receive' with the receive on pause. Ideally, I would like ...
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I can't send emails or respond to emails. I click "send" and nothing happens.

I can't send my emails. I click "send" and nothing happens. I cannot respond to emails, either. I type in my response and click "send" and again, nothing happened.
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Google Workspace automatically forward mail and change from-address

We are using Google Workspace (Business Standard tier) in our company. I would like to provide a mail address which is forwarded to another mail address with its sender address changed. For example: I'...
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I have been locked out of a Google account because I changed phone numbers [duplicate]

I have an old Google account I would like to get into. I know to a certainty the following: username password phone number I registered the account with I changed phone numbers so I can't receive ...
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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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Chrome incognito and 2-step verification in Gmail

Every time I login to Gmail in incognito mode in Chrome on W10 I have to verify 2-step with a code sent to my phone. I don't want to save the login or account details of this G-mail account on my ...
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Reply to email from forwarded email account using original email address with Gmail as forwarding target

This is pretty much the same as Reply to email from forwarded email account using original email address except, apparently, that I'm using Gmail as the forwarding target. I've done the settings ...
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How to prevent Gmail from tracking the links I follow?

Gmail adds a tracking prefix for every link in an email: https://www.google.com/url?q= How can I prevent this from happening?
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How can I see what Gmail accounts are using my email as the secondary/backup email?

I have an older Gmail account that I set up that I need access to. I know that I used my primary Gmail address as the backup account, but I can't remember the username that I used. I'd swear that I ...
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Bookmark Gmail conversation

I would like to get a bookmark (permanent url) for a Gmail conversation, for myself (not to share with third parties). The url displayed in the Browser contains information related to the current ...
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How to change headers in Gmail when "sending as" from another account?

I am using Gmail (on web [browser] and android clients). I am sending messages from my Gmail, using the "send as" feature: that is, I use send as from my organization/work ("Use Gmail to send from ...
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Why does cmd-click on a link not open a new tab in Gmail (Firefox/Mac)?

Why does cmd-click (tap on the trackpad) on a link not open a new tab in Gmail? It used to work 10 years ago or so but hasn't been working for maybe 5 years. Ctrl-click and selecting a "Open link ...
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Create a Gmail filter to delete labelled messages from a conversation thread based on their age

I have a Gmail filter that applies a label ('OTPs') to certain incoming messages. They accumulate and I want to keep most for only a couple of days. I can eliminate them manually by performing a ...
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How to see Google Calendar from GMail?

My GMail used to have a side-widget that showed my upcoming Google Calendar events. A few months ago they removed it because (???). Now the only way to see my upcoming events is to manually view my ...
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What exactly does the Gmail `list:` filter selector do?

I am moving some of my mailing list inboxes from a private system to Gmail where I want the list messages to go into separate "list inbox" folders, rather than the main inbox. I started by ...
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Accessing Google Group archive without receiving group emails in Gmail

I have had a Gmail account, but don't want to receive emails there any longer. I signed up for a Google Group with a non-Gmail address. This prevents me from accessing the group archives. How do I use ...
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How to view all emails in inbox for my gmail

When a "spam" email comes, I would rather just delete it than let it sit in my spam. What I would prefer is that regardless of whether I am on my phone, computer, etc. when any email comes, ...
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Can I easily download all the photos from a set of Gmail messages?

I have a bunch of gmail messages (All in account, or search results, or specific label - I'm fine if the answer applies to any of these sets). Some of them have images, either inline or as ...
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How to manage images in Gmail signatures centrally

We use Gmail for business. We'd like the same image to appear in all staff email signatures. From time to time, we need to change the image: We'd like to be able to update the image once, centrally;...
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How to filter emails by subject containing a word?

I want to filter all emails with subjects containing a word. So far I tried subject:(has: abc) but it doesn't work.
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YouTube and Google account - can you separate your emails?

I can't unlink my Youtube account from my Google account. My issue is that when my teen logs in as me so I can monitor his usage, he then has access to all my emails in Gmail, which I would rather he ...
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Upload emails to Gmail account from the Google Takeout generated .mbox file

In the past I've downloaded my emails from a Gmail account using Google Takeout. This gave me a .mbox archive. Is there a way I can upload this into a another Gmail account?
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Gmail doesn't thread replies from a contact

My Gmail's conversation view generally threads correctly, but replies from one of my contacts (Faith in this screenshot) create new threads. I thought part of it might be the Re: that gets added to ...
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G Suite selective email migration from Gmail

I am interested in partially migrating emails from my personal google account to my new G Suite account. I want to migrate all emails containing a certain label and no others. I know there is an ...
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Change default calendar for automatically generated Google Calendar events

I'm a big fan of the Google Calendar feature where a calendar event automatically gets generated from certain emails. I would however like to have some more control of this process, akin to how I can ...
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Two Gmail filters applied to the same email

I'm having an issue where 2 filters are being applied to a single email. Resulting in that email ending up in two different labels. As an example: Filter A is for a general email box that multiple ...
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Gmail account is temporarily unavailable. "Numeric Code: 2"

I've spent some time sorting and deleting emails from my Gmail account. Suddenly, I get an error that the gmail account is "temporarily unavailable" with "Numeric Code: 2". We're ...
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Emails sent to my personal domain get diverted to my Gmail address

I recently opened a Gmail account for a specific purpose, I generally use my personal domain email i.e., me@mydomain.com. Now when people send emails to my personal domain from a Gmail account, they ...
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Remove email address from suggestions in To field on Gmail

Gmail keeps populating the To field with an out of date e-mail address that I no longer contact. The email address isn't in my address book but I did use it a lot previously (the contact has since ...
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Do Google Chat attachments take up your Gmail storage space?

I remember with Hangouts, there wasn't any limit on the photos you could send, and I didn't think they took up any Drive storage space. Do Google Chat attachments take up space in your Drive?
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Counting repetition with associated quantity

I would like to count the number of times my products are sold. I tried COUNTIF, but it does not take into account the quantity associated obviously. In the columns E G I I have the number of products ...
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Why is my gmail email alias suddenly gone?

I have been using an alias on my gmail business account for years. Today I tried to send an email from it and got back an error message: You no longer have access to *****. To send this email, choose ...

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