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

Searching for "label:snoozed" lists Inbox snoozed emails in Gmail. But snoozed does not seem to behave like any normal label in gmail as you can not apply it other emails.
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In Google Inbox, is there a way to get a permalink to specific messages or threads?

Short answer [UPDATE]: There isn't a permalink to the read view of a message but you could use the URL that corresponds to the search for message ID. Explanation Inbox by Gmail (IbG) and Gmail itself ...
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How to format as quote using Inbox by Gmail?

One solution is to write your quotes using Markdown, then use the Markdown Here Chrome extension to convert it to HTML.
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How do I switch back from Google Inbox?

You can stop redirecting www.gmail.com to inbox.google.com through a setting in Inbox as detailed here. Open Inbox On the top left, go to the main menu. Scroll to the bottom and choose ...
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Mark multiple messages as read in Inbox by Gmail

Apparently, you can't. You can't even manually mark a single message as read without actually reading it. I expect that this is by design. If you're done with the message, then you should mark it "...
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How to set a Vacation Responder in Google Inbox?

Yes just not directly. Since Inbox is actually an extension to the Gmail service many of the finer settings can only be set from the Gmail settings menu. Vacation responder is one of these settings. ...
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How to set filters/automatically put email into correct bundle?

As @Sathya stated, you can't edit what ends up in the predefined bundles, but it's possible with the ones you create yourself. In the menu, almost at the bottom, just above Settings you have Create ...
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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.
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How can I format text as code in Inbox by Gmail?

You can install the Markdown Here extension for Chrome and write the code in markdown format in the email compose window. You can either write the code with a four-space indent: this is some ...
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Mark all old reminders "done" in Inbox by Gmail

Inbox's treatment of "Done" is the same as Gmail's "Archived". So whatever gets "Archived" in Gmail will be marked as "Done" in Inbox. As such, you can leverage Gmail's bulk editing to have it show in ...
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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:
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I can snooze Inbox by Gmail messages until "someday". When is that?

Short answer: Never. It is just a queue that you'll need to review, eventually. Long answer: Quoted from Inbox Support Page Choose the Someday option under Snooze for emails or reminders that ...
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Change time when showing daily or weekly bundles in Google Inbox

It is not currently possible to change this time. I have submitted feedback to Google regarding this as I also want to change it, however there currently is nothing that will allow you to change it at ...
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Mark all old reminders "done" in Inbox by Gmail

Might take a little while (depending on how many you have... and how the refresh of the screen works etc)... but show the pinned items, and hold down [ on your keyboard. You need to have "Keyboard ...
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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 ...
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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.
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Add .ics attachments in Inbox by Gmail to Google Calendar

According to this thread on Google Forums, this is a known limitation and they have it on the slate for future implementation. I expect that the more people tell Google they want this, the more likely ...
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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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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 ...
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How to format as quote using Inbox by Gmail?

Inbox by Gmail is a new app, so it doesn't have features removed yet, instead it doesn't have yet some expected features as a "quote" button. From An inbox that works for you - Official Gmail Blog ...
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Is there a way to move attachments from Google Inbox to Google Drive?

A quick workaround I found was to open the attachment, choose Print and then from the print menu, click Change Destination and select Save to Google Drive. It will list the account it will be saved ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How do Inbox and Gmail actually interact?

From How Inbox works with Gmail: Marking something "Done" is the same as "Archiving" in Gmail Pinning something is generally equivalent to using the Gmail "Star" Bundles are basically the categories ...
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Send email to Google contact group with Inbox

It still isn't a feature in Inbox, unfortunately. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!searchin/gmail/inbox$20group$20email/gmail/U-L6Qsj68gw/oEv7uxiBvuEJ
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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 ...
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'Add to Calendar' is absent in Inbox by Gmail

Unfortunately this hasn't been implemented yet in Google Inbox. They recommend that if you want the feature, provide your feedback by following these steps. Go to the area in Inbox that you're ...
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How to set filters/automatically put email into correct bundle?

There's no option to automatically move all mails from specific addresses to pre-existing bundles - you'll train Google Inbox by moving them to the bundles. You can, however create your own custom ...
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In Google Inbox, is there a way to get a permalink to specific messages or threads?

Yes there is, with caveats explained at the end of the answer. Just copy the subject of the thread, paste it in the search box between "" and press Search. The link you get back will give you the ...
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Keyboard shortcut for "Add CC recipient" in Inbox By Gmail?

Starting with the focus on the To field: Press Shift+Tab (to set the focus to the "hide arrow" in the top right corner of the compose overlay) Press Enter (to activate the "hide arrow" and show the ...
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