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Can you search Gmail messages by who was the delegate?

Gmail's Delegate and collaborate on email allows adding delegates who are able to access someone else's mail box and read, delete and send from there. It states: You can add up to 10 delegates. If ...
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Emails sent to google app alias not being marked as spam after reporting

I have a google apps account and a few alias for the same email. Usually, when I get a spam email and mark it as spam, any subsequent emails from that address will automatically go to the spam folder. ...
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Retrieve passwords saved for multiple Gmail accounts in Chrome browser

I have 3-4 Gmail accounts along with my primary Gmail account. Whenever I logged in to any of these through Chrome, the login was directly done without asking for password. But once I did some ...
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How can I view archived messages in Gmail but filter by category?

I heavily rely on Gmail's category organization. Lately I've started archiving emails that I've looked at already to avoid clutter in my "primary" category. However I've run into a problem. ...
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Send email from group as a user from outside my domain

I have a group where some users outside my G Suite domain receive emails. But now they want to be able to send emails using the group alias e.g. "marketing@company.com". How can I do this?
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After highlighting text in body of email it gets unselected

When reading a post in Gmail if I highlight some text in the email body a split second later that highlighted text somehow reverts to being normal text not highlighted so I have to highlight same text ...
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All my emails over 30 days old disappeared in all my labels and unable to retrieve them

All the emails over 30 days old in my Gmail account(all labels including in box, sent, all mails and trash) had disappeared. All these emails were deleted without my knowledge. I set up different ...
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Google workspace hidden admin email address

I am using Google Workspace mainly for having all my emails in one place with custom domains and other external email addresses forwarding to the central Google Workspace account. This is an ...
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Creating a GMAIL filter that shows all of the "important" emails that are unread and not archived [duplicate]

So I'm trying to create a Gmail filter that shows me all of the important emails that are unread and not archived. I'm using the following filter: is:important AND is:unread and is:inbox However it ...
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Show email next to name in Gmail?

Does anyone know a way to display the sender's email next to the name? See below mockup:
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Why do canned responses in Gmail get sent to a strange (wrong) address?

I'm trying to set up a very simple auto-responder based on the combination of Gmail filters + Canned responses, a thing long in the knowing that should work now quite well... instead it isn't. I ...
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The profile picture

On my chromebook a can chage my profile picture but alot of the old ones are still there in your photos and I want to delete them cuz the old one i have are ugly to me now please can someone help me P....
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Reply All when using Gmail Auto-reply

I have a template set up in Gmail and have also set up a Filter where if a certain email address comes to my inbox, I send the template. I need to reply to all the emails on the incoming email for the ...
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Can't search drive files within Gmail anymore

I've noticed my queries using the search bar in Gmail don't return files in my Google Drive anymore. The files used to appear as a suggestion below the bar while I was typing. Is there a way to turn ...
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No accept/reject buttons on MS Teams

Lately, lot of my users reported that they are not able to accept or reject my MS Teams invitations to add the event to their calendar, only the link of the meeting is showing up, They are all Gmail ...
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Always mark as "Looks safe"?

Is it possible to mark emails that match a specific criterion as always "Looks safe"? I don't think I found anything matching in the filter settings.
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Also apply filter to matching messages - Gmail filters

"Also apply filter to matching messages" Checking this box in a Gmail filter ONLY works when creating or editing a filter. The box apparently gets un-checked subsequently. I have a need for ...
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Is the author of Microsoft Outlook calendar invitations notified when I invite others from the resulting Google Calendar invite

In my Gmail account, when I receive a Outlook calendar invite (in the form of an .ics file attachment which is using iCalendar format), and then forward that even to a different Gmail account, I do ...
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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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Turn off animated gifs in Gmail

I don't like to be marketed at. Increasingly, my Gmail emails have increasingly obnoxious gifs playing, marketing at me. I would like turn off gifs playing, preferably only in Gmail. If there is a ...
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Unable to "Send mail as" my GSuite address from personal Gmail account

What do I need to do to add a GSuite email as a "Send mail as" option in my personal account? NOTE: I do not want to use the 'less secure apps' workaround Last year my emails began to bounce ...
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Receiving confirmation SMS messages (Gmail)

Receiving confirmation SMS messages (Gmail) from phone numbers like this is normal ?, since the content of the message does not contain any word? Can Gmail send confirmation codes without any word ...
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How to read/interpret full email headers from Gmail (or other email providers)?

I received a spam email which scrambled the typical "to:" and "from:" fields. However, instead of spoofing the "from:" address, which is apparently the more common tactic,...
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I want a CLEAN way of saying - this particular sender should always appear in my Gmail Inbox and never under promotions

I am amazed that there isn't an authoritative answer to this seemingly common request. No, I DON'T want to get rid of the Promotions category, which is mostly useful, but I want a simple way of ...
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Direct link to add email to contact in Gmail

In marketing and transactional emails I send to Gmail address, I would like to include a link, clicking on which adds my address to the recipient's contacts. I have read In Gmail, how do I create a ...
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Send email to multiple users without having to enter them one by one?

Using Gmail, how can you send an email to several contacts without having to enter their emails one by one? I cannot seem to figure out an easy way to do this.
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Creating an email to forward mails to several recipients

How can I create an email that forwards mails to several recipients? For instance, I would like to create an email named: organizers_event@gmail.com, and this email forwards mails to: xxx@gmail.com ...
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Sending an email with just an attachment with script

Here is my script for forwarding emails to another inbox. However, now I want to only send emails that are unread with attachments to one email and then if no attachment to a different email. Can ...
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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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Adding multiple reply-to addresses in Gmail

I send emails on behalf of my manager using Gmail, but when people reply they can see the reply-to address is my address, which is not very professional. Is there a possibility to set up a reply-to my ...
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How to re-enable Google Workspace email delivery

We have an old Google Workspace account (formerly G Suite) that is grandfathered with free email. I tried to add email forwarding in Google Domains and I clicked on "Disable Google Workspace and ...
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Using Gmail to send an email to 2 recipients

I am helping someone with administrative duties, and they very frequently have to send emails to the exact same 2 email addresses. The two email addresses are extremely similar, and I have to double ...
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Autofill Google Form for Sent Emails

Problem: I need to keep a comms log for emails sent by my teams to other teams. We are running a multiyear project that has over 150 customers. We often escalate and get responses from directors ...
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Anyway to search for an exact phrase that contains quotes?

I'm trying to search for a phrase containing quotes but as the quotes is what Gmail uses to delimit the exact phrase filter, it closes before it can. For instance I need to search for the exact phrase:...
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Automatically add a new sender address (subaddress) to GMail?

I use subaddressing constantly in my GMail account, creating a new address several times per day. However, the user experience when doing this leaves a lot to desire: Either I have to manually create ...
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Filter deletes messages, except when imported, then it deletes conversations?

I'm using a Python program to automate the creation of Gmail filters: https://github.com/nedbat/gefilte My plan was that I could generate the filters as an XML file, and then import them. This works ...
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How do I manage Gmail image blocking whitelist?

I have Gmail set to "Ask before displaying external images". I have approved some addresses. How can I view and manage this approval list? I would like to remove addresses from it.
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Private links to Gmail messages/threads

I keep a personal wiki. Very often, I want to reference email messages/threads in a wiki page. I'm a Gmail user, and from what I can tell there is no "clean" way to link to a particular ...
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How to know if emails sent to me are forwarded from my other accounts?

I have a main Gmail account, and 2 other email accounts. The incoming mail of those 2 accounts are forwarded to my main Gmail account. My question is: Is there a way to know if an email was forwarded ...
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Gmail set to auto-forward to another Gmail, but signature is not showing

I have several Gmail IDs that are set to auto-forward (and delete the original incoming email so as to keep the inbox empty) to my main Gmail. I have a signature set up in each of them that is meant ...
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Need a "keyboard shortcut" to change selected text's "text color" in Gmail replies

I use the Gmail web interface, in Firefox, for all my email needs. I frequently change the color of text that I quoted from the Sender in my Gmail replies. Example: Hi, You wrote, ". . . a;...
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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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How can I open an email in Gmail Web Client, but in "Safe mode", with tracking images deactivated?

Supposed I get an email which was not marked by Gmail as potential spam/suspicious, but I would like to open it with any potential tracking image inside it deactivated (eg: tracker pixels in iframes, ...
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How to set Gmail "Basic HTML" as Default/Standard (for slow connections)?

I use "Basic HTML" very often for Gmail and I want have this as default. My internet research told my it should be possible. To set the Basic HTML view as your default so that you don't ...
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Switching from Gmail to Google Apps

A client of mine has a Gmail account using their personal domain (joe@domain.com). His MX records are set to: 0:aspmx.l.google.com. 5:alt1.aspmx.l.google.com. 5:alt2.aspmx.l.google.com. This was not ...
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When signing to my primary Gmail account, it signs me automatically in to my secondary Gmail account

I have two Gmail accounts: firstname.lastname@gmail.com and firstnamelastname@gmail.com (second one does not have a dot). When I want to sign in to second one, the Gmail signs me into first one. How ...
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Contacts info in Google

In Google Contacts I type a name for a particular person and it finds no one but when I start an email to that person then it shows their contact info, why and where do I find that contact info?
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How to recover hacked Google account? [duplicate]

How do I get into or recover 1 of my 3 Gmail accounts that's been took or hacked? This is my 3rd account that has been hacked and I don't have the phone number for them.
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Send unencrypted emails with Gmail?

I am doing an assignment for an Information Security Management module at university and I am currently doing a comparison between signed and unsigned, encrypted and unencrypted emails etc. I was ...
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Is there a way to block a specific email address on Gmail?

Is there a way to block a specific email address on Gmail, which would return a "address not found" server message to the sender (eventhough that email address exists on server)?

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