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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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Search Gmail for % Symbol [duplicate]

I want to search my Gmail for emails that contain "100%" But it doesn't seem to search for the % symbol, it just returns anything that contains 100
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Sign attempt was blocked - alert

I received this message in my same named yahoo email n......d@yahoo.com. I also received this message in text to my cell phone. Sign-in attempt was blocked n......d@gmail.com Someone just used your ...
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Google doc - gmail signature creation issue

I have a small issue which i cannot seem to solve. Through google doc i want to make a signature with 2 colomns. Which is no issue. However to the left of my image is a space leading space i guess. ...
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Google script to getValue AND keep formatting (not just text)

I'm writing a gmailApp script that looks at a spreadsheet and will send some emails out based on a sheet of names and emails. I'm trying to make it as user-friendly as possible. I'm aware I can use ...
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Select all mail of a label in Gmail [duplicate]

In Gmail, I can use *a to select all emails on the current page. However, if I want to select all emails on all pages of a label, I have to click the text in the red box. I wonder if there's any ...
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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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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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In Gmail, is Automatic Forwarding completely safe, or does it allow other things like allowing the target account to reply using the original address?

In Gmail, is Automatic Forwarding completely safe, or, does it allow the target account to which the emails are forwarded, to send a reply somehow using the original recipient account's email address, ...
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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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How do I delete my old deactivated google account?

this is about years ago so I don't remember all the details I had an account: mohsentux@gmail.com but something happened and I make another account mohsentux2@gmail.com which I'm using right now. I ...
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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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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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How to use the Delete button as a shortcut in Gmail?

I already have both regular and custom keyboard shortcuts enabled on my Gmail, but I'm unable to set a shortcut with the "Delete" button. I noticed the default configuration has a shortcut ...
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Receiving e-mails sent to a similar e-mail account [duplicate]

I don't know if this is the appropriate place to ask the question, but here it is... My sister, named say... "Foo Bar" live in Portugal and has a gmail account under the address: FooBar@...
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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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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 some people share their emails as name at gmail dot com [closed]

I saw some people that share their mail like name at gmail dot com instead of name@gmail.com Why does they do it?
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Gmail Label Conversation that were initiated by me

I need to apply label on only those conversations that were started by me. In the image attached, those conversations having the words (representing senders' nicknames) "me, Mail 2" means ...
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How to filter messages that are sent/cc'ed to a specific email address?

Does anyone know how to filter spam messages that are cc'ed or otherwise sent to another (specific) email address besides mine? I hesitate to post this question on StackOverflow because spammers have ...
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How many mails would cause this error to show in Gmail "There are too many messages on the other server. Please delete some mail from..."

I'm downloading my email to a private Gmail account, from another POP3 server (SmarterMail Server 4.3). In Gmail I'm getting the error: Error: Too many messages to download. Server returned error &...
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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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Are dotted and non-dotted Gmail addresses always different?

I am receiving very often emails with a dot in the address, such as jon.doe@gmail.com, despite my actual username is without dot (jondoe). According to Google, dots are irrelevant in Gmail addresses, ...
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log gmail activity?

Possible (without writing complex scripts) to log gmail activity, primarily incoming email metadata (headers), send it to a Google Sheet or a bucket somewhere? Reason I ask: want to run analytics on ...
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That username is taken

When trying to log into my gmail account on my PC, I get the error message "That username is taken." But I know as a fact, that the user name is the name I registered. As a matter of fact on ...
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How to send Gmail attached 7z compressed files containing executables?

I used to be able to encrypt JS files and filenames and send over Gmail. But I just found I cannot do it anymore and it is saying there are executables found in the compressed file. How could Gmail ...
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Download Every Attachment from Gmail

So I've been working at a place for a while now and am quitting next week. I basically need to download every attachment from every email that has been sent or received. Is there any way to do so?
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Messages Disappear from Inbox [duplicate]

When responding to a message the message is removed from the Inbox. What is the setting to keep the message in the Inbox after replying to a message? The send/archive setting does not do this
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Searching emails based on BCC:me not working

I created a Gmail filter to mark as 'read' all emails from a particular person when I am Blind Carbon Copied (BCC'd). I accomplish this by searching (Has the words) "BCC:me". I am a ...
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Gmail: Reply as [task-specific] email address the message was sent to (the +trick)

Yes, Gmail lets you choose the Reply from the same address the message was sent to on the Settings; but this option doesn't appear to me when using the task-specific feature, a.k.a. the "+ email ...
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Bulk moving emails out of Gmail to increase space available using IMAP

I would like to move in bulk thousands of emails out of Gmail into an "archive" account hosted elsewhere so that there is more room for new email. With a "normal" IMAP account, ...
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Any way to get Gmail to accept forwarded e-mail as non-spam?

I use a unique e-mail address for each web site I login to. This amounts to a few hundred different e-mail addresses all with my custom domain. Where I host my domain forwards all these e-mails to my ...
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My Gmail account suspended

I can't access my Gmail account. When entering my email address, a window pops-up telling me that this account has recently been suspended. There is a button "Next" to help me solve the ...
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Gmail showing wrong name

Look down as you can see my name is coming wrong like weird because of this issue I cannot sign up by Google because of some syntax error. Please help me solve this. While the correct name is here:
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YouTube channel access

I have a YouTube channel and it used to be maintained by another person, say John Doe. But we had a fight and I fired John Doe. But then, he changed everything concerning the channel. He changed the ...
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Gmail: Name of recipient changes to 'Mom' on send

I am trying to send an email to a client Each time I hit send the person's name changes to 'Mom' When I try writing their name in upper case it changes to 'Mother' Is anyone else aware of this bug / ...
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Gmail bulk Emails manipulation

I am trying to deal with 600,000+ emails in inbox, my goal is to either delete or archive emails before 1/1/2021. Doing a search and select all search results and then delete or archive as most people ...
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How to manage emails from a mailing list in gmail

I have created a label in Gmail so that all emails coming from a particular address get tagged with the label. However, I would like for these emails to not appear in my inbox at all. This is a ...

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