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Search by date in Google Inbox

I tested this in Inbox. The date needs to be in the correct order. Use before:YYYY/MM/DD as documented in the Advanced Search - Gmail help article.
Folk's user avatar
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13 votes

How do I get Google Inbox to ask me to be a mailto handler?

Go to https://inbox.google.com and click the diamond-shaped icon to the right of Chrome's address bar (omnibox). Then choose Allow and Finished:
John Mellor's user avatar
13 votes

How to find an email in Gmail that was snoozed in Google Inbox?

If the email already returned to the inbox (after snoozing), I discovered I can search using is:pinned because the email will be pinned.
f01's user avatar
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12 votes

In Google Inbox, is there a way to get a permalink to specific messages or threads?

The concepts in Ruben's answer are correct, however the syntax appears to have changed. Here are the steps that worked for me: Obtain the message id in the same way that Ruben did. Paste the message ...
Matt Hulse's user avatar
10 votes

how can I mark an email message as "not spam" in Google Inbox?

In Inbox, if you pin an email that is in the spam folder, it goes to your inbox instead. If you then unpin it, it will leave the inbox but not return to spam, and will show up in search results.
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10 votes
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Switch from Inbox back to Gmail: how to convert pins back to stars

You cannot star items from Inbox, and you cannot pin items from Gmail. But you can find one from the other. After you find a list of them, it's easy to star all of the pinned messages or pin all of ...
Joseph Hansen's user avatar
9 votes

Manually block quote in Google Inbox

I found a more practical hack to enable citation blocks in Inbox: Under Inbox Settings:Templates, create a new template. In the window that appears, paste an empty citation block copied from a Gmail ...
Segner's user avatar
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9 votes
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What happens to an email in Google Inbox if I star it in Gmail?

Inbox by Gmail and the Gmail web app present different user experience paradigms, but you can still interact easily between the two. It is obvious that the Gmail team doesn't want you to have problems ...
Joseph Hansen's user avatar
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In Google Inbox, is there a way to get a permalink to specific messages or threads?

I just made and published an extension for Google Chrome that adds permalinks in Google Inbox. It looks like this, so far: You can install it for free, from Google Web Store: Permalinks for Google ...
Adrien Joly's user avatar
7 votes

Manually block quote in Google Inbox

Possible solution is using browser add-on like Markdown Here (for Firefox it's here). It allows you to write whole e-mail in Markdown markup language as you do for example in Stack Exchange services. ...
s3m3n's user avatar
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7 votes
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How to force create a Google Inbox Trips bundle?

I just discovered a way to do this - You can force add a trip bundle in Google Inbox using the Google Trips app (Android / iOS). Just search a destination, then create a trip and it will show up in ...
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How can I search reminders in Google Inbox, but not search emails?

You can search only for reminders by adding the search operator "is:reminder" to your search. keyword is:reminder If you want only reminders that have not been marked done, add "in:inbox" keyword ...
Derek's user avatar
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6 votes

How to force create a Google Inbox Trips bundle?

Using a Google Apps Script makes it possible to create a "fake" trip email to kick one off, but it's been hit-and-miss for me this way: http://www.scottgreenstone.com/2016/03/manuallycreatetrips.html ...
FiXXXeR's user avatar
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6 votes
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What can cause a message to be moved to Trash in Gmail?

Gmail will only move messages to Trash automatically if you have a filter set up. (Blocked addresses go to Spam.) More than likely you have given access to your Gmail account to some third-party ...
ale's user avatar
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5 votes

how can I mark an email message as "not spam" in Google Inbox?

To prevent the newsletter from going to Spam in the future I recommend adding it to a Bundle. You can automatically add emails to a bundle based on criteria like who the email is from or keywords in ...
Folk's user avatar
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5 votes
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How can I use Google Inbox's "snooze" in regular Gmail?

Not without using a third-party app, or using something like a label with a date. You'd still need to manually move the messages back to your inbox. See also: How to find an email in Gmail that was ...
ale's user avatar
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5 votes
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Gmail stop redirecting me to Google Inbox

Short Version Go to your mail account. Settings -> Other -> uncheck Redirect Gmail to inbox.google.com Detailed Version Click here to show the Settings and other options (scroll down if needed) ...
Service Desk Bunny's user avatar
5 votes
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How to filter out done reminders in Google Inbox?

Try this: is:reminder -is:done
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4 votes
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Is there a difference between the gmail Inbox site and Chrome extension?

Short answer There is no difference at all. Explanation The screenshot doesn't correspond to an extension. Please note that the right up corner only display the "Visit website" button but ...
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4 votes

How can I search reminders in Google Inbox, but not search emails?

I couldn't get is:reminder -is:done to work. So I used this, and it did what I wanted (all reminders not done, including reminders that aren't related to email): is:reminder is:pinned It renders ...
Duane Rudy's user avatar
4 votes

What's the difference between replying to someone else and forward in Inbox / Gmail?

The biggest difference between forward and reply is that forward includes the attachments. of course if there are no attachments then there is very little difference.
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3 votes
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How to send text email from Inbox by Gmail

The only way I found is to not use Inbox for plain text email. For such emails (the git mailing list accepts only plain text emails, for example), I need to switch to using Gmail only to compose plain ...
Kaushal Modi's user avatar
3 votes
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How to "Send as attachment" as default in Inbox by Gmail?

No, not currently. I recommend sending feedback to request this feature be implemented. Here is video on how to leave feedback for Inbox by Gmail: https://youtu.be/9J_DIGvaW3k?t=49s. If more people ...
harts12's user avatar
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3 votes

Different HTML formatting in Gmail vs. Inbox

In short, no, there is no practical way to force the same formatting between Inbox-by-Gmail and Gmail even for the same email message. Here is why: a. Gmail pre-processes messages and embeds them in ...
E LaRoche's user avatar
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3 votes

Manually block quote in Google Inbox

When I run into this issue I compose my email message using the Gmail (not Inbox) user interface. Your partially composed but not-yet-sent messages will be in the Drafts folder (Gmail and Inbox - ...
kpkpkp's user avatar
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3 votes

How to delete the snooze from a snoozed email in Gmail to show it in the inbox category?

I have the inbox setting on that separates unread emails from all the others. In that scenario I found a different way of doing it (which I confess I find counterintuitive). If you click on a snoozed ...
Simon's user avatar
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3 votes
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How to find an email in Gmail that was snoozed in Google Inbox?

While the answer from @psacc was previously the one I was looking for, recent changes to Gmail have added full support for snoozing. This includes a Snoozed "folder" that can be used to view snoozed ...
Steve Crane's user avatar
3 votes

See filters for Google Inbox Finance/Purchases labels

Try these in the search bar(with clicking on the category name on the left side): category:updates category:forums category:social category:promotions Three special category: Purchases category:...
hrmthw's user avatar
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3 votes
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How do I get the compose window in Google Inbox to go full-screen/pop out?

Since 4 March 2016, it is now possible to expand the compose window to fullscreen. Just like in Gmail, you can now expand the compose window in Inbox. Perfect for planning an elaborate ...
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