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Logged into my email via another mail

my email is "foobar@gmail.com". I tried logging in "foo.bar@gmail.com" just to see if I had created such an email some time ago. I received a notification in my phone to reset ...
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Why am I receiving a train of auto-reply messages from one specific email address that I occasionally correspond with?

If I send an email from my google account to this specific person's email address I receive an immediate auto response "I will endeavour to respond within two days etc". At the end of the ...
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Gmail filter based on the URL of a link in a message?

Is it possible to filter messages in Gmail based on the URL of a link in the message? For example, if the email includes text similar to the following: For more information, use your local search ...
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Is it possible to create a Gmail filter that will depend on spam classification?

I want to autodelete any email that is classified by Gmail as spam and contains text "Bitcoin". But trying to make filter like is:spam Bitcoin get me a message: Filter searches containing &...
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How to create a direct link to a gmail account that will take you to the login screen

This question seems to be asking almost the same thing, but for some reason I can't get any of the answers to fully work in my situation. I'm looking for a direct link I can put in a web app to ...
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How can I train/teach GMail which "category" email should be filed under?

I use GMail's inbox categories to group some of the messages I receive. For the most part, it does manage to keep annoying offers out of my primary inbox, filing them away in the "Promotions&...
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Gmail rules doesn't include the proper destination address

I made in a gmail account a simple filter that replies with a standard message when the email object contains this string "Richiesta condivisione per": The filter works because triger a ...
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How to Archive gmail emails and have them removed from the 'Updates' tab?

Right now, I archive an Update email and it is only marked as read, not moved out of the Updates tab. Help?
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In Google Drive, when making a share or download link for a file/folder, how can you make the Owners information private?

I'm trying to share some files and folders while still keeping some levels of privacy When creating a SHARE link for a folder, anyone who gets the link can see the System properties to the right that ...
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Retrieve a Google account's email address or other information from a profile photo

I recently saw some very strange behavior in drive, similar to what's outlined here, and the only information we have on the user is their profile photo and URL. In the activity pane, you can see that ...
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Emails goes to 'All Mail' and skips inbox [duplicate]

I have created a filter and a label, I click skip inbox but it sends all my emails to the label. I deleted the label and filter; now all my emails go to 'All Mail'. Can this be fixed?
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Gmail: Move sent messages to Inbox?

On Thunderbird I prefer to store sent messages in "Inbox" rather than "Sent" in order to subject them to the same "delete or archive" workflow as received emails, ...
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How to completely disable Gmail categories and see all messages in inbox?

I would like to configure Gmail to behave like a traditional email service where my incoming messages all appear in my inbox by default. I don't want them sorted into "social", "updates&...
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Possible to set up gmail POP3 so firefox can download only email in a certain period?

Is there a way to set up gmail POP3 server so firefox can download email in a certain period, e.g. Sep. 1st - Sep. 30th, 2021? It seems I had messed up my POP3 settings and email in a certain period ...
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How to avoid guest list when creating an event from Gmail?

I frequently use the gmail "create event" shortcut from a received email (to have the email linked to the event). However when the event is created, the edit (wizard?) page automatically ...
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MMS/SMS Autoreply using Google Voice/Gmail Apps sends reply in different SMS thread

I am using Google Voice, Gmail and Google App Script to implement an 'SMS autoreply' system using the code described here: How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice? Very cool....
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Cannot complete Google's "Verify your account" with SMS

I'm trying to verify my account as: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/114129?hl=en Now, I can login to gmail and send and receive messages. However, I cannot update the verification phone ...
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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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How long does it take Gmail to train its SPAM filters?

tl;dr Gmail keeps marking emails as a SPAM even though I have received 100+ of them so far in the past 2,5 month and even though I've clicked "Not a spam" about hundred of times for each and ...
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In Gmail, how can I filter emails by a label applied to previous emails in the same conversation chain?

I get a lot of recruiting emails. I do not want to read these emails now, but want to retain them for the future. I have most set to skip my inbox and have a label applied automatically like so: ...
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Is there any way to access a Gmail delegated account in mobile (Android, iOS, etc.)?

Delegate and collaborate on email lets delegates read, send, and delete a shared account's email messages. Over Desktop one does so by: Entering gmail.com Clicking the little top right user icon, ...
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I created filter and it removed all mail from inbox

I wanted to create a filter for a particular address but instead it removed all mail from my inbox. Then I deleted the filter without finding out what it did. Can anyone help me to restore the ...
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Gmail Showing Senders Contact Name for Recipient

When I receive an email, I can see what the sender has saved my email address as, in their Gmail contacts. Why is this a thing and can you turn this off? Seems pretty weird if other people can see ...
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Where does saved template of gmail stored?

After doing some research, I found that the templates are saved in Google drive, so I designed some templates and saved them in a folder in the Google drive, but when I tried to insert the template ...
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Using Google Voice in Gmail side menu

My company uses Google Workspace, and when Google dropped supports for Hangouts in Gmail I also lost the ability to make and answer calls from within my Gmail tab. From what I've read, I should now be ...
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In Gmail. how may I directly forward a subset of a conversation's messages into an existing message being composed?

I am in a compose window. I want to forward a subset of another conversation's messages in this composed message. How? Currently the best I can find is to individually forward, cut, delete and paste - ...
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Gmail "Send mail as" feature still reveals original email address when viewing the email's HTML

I have a email address for my personal domain set up as user@mydomain.com. However, I want to be able to receive and send emails using this email address through my Gmail account. I've set up email ...
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how to reset gmail without device and moved to a different country? [duplicate]

I badly need to get that account back, i lost my phone, forgot my password and i moved to a different country how can i recover it? It there any possible way that i could recover my gmail account and ...
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Gmail Label Search for Parent Label (including all its children)

GMail has some great features, one of which is label tagging to organize your inbox. However, I have a situation where I stuff all "waste of time" emails that sometimes I peruse into the ...
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In Gmail. how may I directly forward multiple mails into an existing message being composed?

I am in a compose window. I want to forward multiple existing mails in this composed message, without having save on local computer. How?
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Open emails in a new tab while staying in the summary view

Problem: I have a list of unread emails and I'd like to open a bunch in separate tabs, mark all unread as read, then jump around in the tabs I opened to respond to those. Gmail slows me down because ...
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Send email with a google doc as a pdf attachment Send email with an attachment located in Google Drive

Good day all. My google script worked fine until this week. I'm wanting to attached a google doc to an email as a PDF attachment. My code is as follows... var pdf_attachment = DriveApp.getFileById(...
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Create filter with one button click on Gmail

Every time I see a new newsletter in my inbox I want it to go into a specific label folder, be archived, and marked as read. I forget all the newsletters I sign up to, so I often have to do this ...
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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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Accidentally set Gmail to bypass inbox and send all emails to trash

I was setting filters to automatically move junk emails to trash. Unfortunately, I managed to set filter moving all emails- incoming and sent — to trash. I can’t find a way to get rid of filter. I ...
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How do I get email from another account (sent through POP) deleted from that account when I delete it from my account that the POP send it too?

That was a little wordy, but basically what I meant is that I have POP enabled for my work account to see messages sent to my home account. Whenever I delete a message sent to the home account, from ...
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sending an email in gmail inserts line breaks, is it possible to stop that or remove those?

Sending an email in gmail inserts line breaks, is it possible to stop that or remove those? For example if I email myself a message that I want to email somebody. Then if at some point try to email ...
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Gmail: how to filter messages from a specific sender into inbox if they have either of two keywords, and delete all messages with neither keyword

I'm working for a nonprofit that serves people charged with federal crimes. We track their cases online using a system that sends an email to us every time something happens in their case. That's a ...
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Gmail - how do I get entire Inbox in Thunderbird?

My Gmail account is configured in Thunderbird, all works fine except - the oldest email I can access in Thunderbird from Apr 2021, while my account is almost 20 years old. Settings: imap.gmail.com on ...
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How can I forward all old emails from my GMail Sent folder to another email address?

I have a Gmail account which I will close. I just realized that there are a bunch of emails in the Sent folder which I would like to retain. Is there an easy way to forward them all to another email ...
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Add more Google Apps to gmail side panel

I mean to add more Google Apps to show when I click on the Waffle icon in the right side panel of Gmail. In particular, I want to add Groups. I know I can do two other things: The "+" ...
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Change gmail calender timezone

My work organization is a different timezone than myself. Whenever a meeting is scheduled in my work calender, and I view it in the web calendar app which is inside gmail, it displays the times in the ...
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After removing user, emails to another user receive bounce-backs

We have two domains. Our primary, abeeceedee.com, and abcd.com, which is set up as a "User alias domain for abeeceedee.com" My Google Domain administrator removed angie@abeeceedee.com and ...
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mystery unkillable email

My trash file and sometimes my regular email file is being invaded with mystery emails with very odd topic lines.  My attempts to create rules to block and delete them have been frustrated. I have ...
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Want to stop auto translating of my Gmail

I email regularly in Polish, though I have English language laptop and PC. Never had a problem writing in Polish. Today I drafted an email and Gmail insists on translating my Polish text into English. ...
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In Gmail, how may I get an accurate message preview before send?

Occasionally the Gmail Compose or Reply message's display of a HTML message does not accord with the message as it will be sent, and then show in Sent. (Using latest Chrome.) For example, hard line ...
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Migrate from gmail to outlook.com -- how to deal with spam

If I migrate from gmail to outlook.com, and start forwarding my incoming gmail to outlook.com, what's the best way to handle legit messages that sometimes land in the spam folder in Gmail? Of course, ...
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I have two Gmail accounts but can't delete one

I have two Gmail accounts but can't delete one because I don't have a non-Gmail email address. I have followed the steps but the system keeps asking for a non-Gmail account.
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My mom can't type in the "to" box on her work Gmail

My mom uses Brave Browser on Linux Mint (I set it up for her), and when she tries to click on the "to" box in her work Gmail nothing happens.
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Give limited label access to office assistant

I would like to give my office assistant access to specific Gmail labels or better prevent him/her from seeing some labels. I can give access through Gmail delegation but that way he/she can see all ...

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