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How do I use GMail as my primary e-mail client?

I use the GMail web interface for my e-mail needs. How do I get mailto: style links in web pages and "send mail" type actions in Windows programs to open up the GMail web site? I need this to work ...
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Log in with two accounts (e.g., in Gmail) in a single Firefox window

I have two Gmail accounts. I'd like to log in to both of them at the same time in a single Firefox window. How would I go about it? I know one suggestion is IETab, but that fix has too much of a ...
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How do I set Thunderbird to notify me of new emails in only certain folders?

I use Gmail with Thunderbird, which is working great, except for the part where I get a new email. It shows me the new email twice when notifying because it appears in both the inbox and All Mail ...
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Send an Email at a future date

I'd like to write up an email that gets sent out in a few days. I'd prefer to use Gmail, but I could use some other client if necessary. It doesn't look like Gmail has this feature in their labs ...
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How can I find out where an email really came from?

How can I know where an Email really came from? Is there any way to find it out? I have heard about email headers, but I don't know where can I see email headers, in Gmail, for instance. Any help?
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Why can't I email myself at: MyEmail@74.125.235.55?

I opened cmd and typed ping gmail.com. It shows me: C:\Windows\system32>ping gmail.com Pinging gmail.com [74.125.235.55] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 74.125.235.55: bytes=32 time=6ms TTL=56 ...
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Download all mail messages from Gmail including Sent folder items

How can I download all the messages from a Gmail account, including the Sent folder items, when a normal POP fetch will only grab the inbox items? My wife recently died, and she gave me access to her ...
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How to stop Mail.app in Lion creating an Archive folder for archiving in Gmail?

Mail.app in Mac OS 10.7 added an Archive button. Unfortunately, when archiving a message in a Gmail account, instead of simply putting the message into All Mail folder, Mail.app creates a folder ...
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The best IMAP client for Gmail in Linux [closed]

I'd like to use an IMAP client to have an offline backup and access to Gmail. Now I use mutt, but I am not very satisfied. What is the best IMAP client for Linux to use with Gmail? I want it to be ...
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Convert a Gmail account from POP to IMAP and keep folder structure?

I currently use POP to access my gmail through thunderbird, but I would like to switch to IMAP so that my folders are mirrored on the server, and my sent emails are also available through the web ...
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How should I configure Mail.App and Google Mail?

I'm running the Mac OS X 10.6 version of Mail.app and accessing Google Apps' mail via IMAP. I'm trying to make the integration as seamless as possible because I'm thinking of switching my wife to the ...
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IMAP on Mail.app, and Gmail questions

I recently setup my gmail account with IMAP on my email account. Unfortunately, I now have a stubborn white folder called [Gmail] that contains all of gmail's folders. I can't get rid of them, or ...
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What would be the easiest way of quickly mailing a file through GMail?

I'm often in a situation where I spend quick exchanges with some coleagues - small files in size - goes to them, comes back to me 2 minutes later - then 5 minutes after, again, off it goes. What ...
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Two Google accounts in firefox for email/reader/openid

I usually checking my personal gmail account account at work, and I have another gmail account for work/professional purpose. Now I am starting to see more sites using OpenID. The problem I am facing ...
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How do you sync your Outlook contacts with Gmail?

I would like to sync the contacts of Microsoft Outlook 2007 with the contacts of my GMail account. Anyone knows how to do that?
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How can I export gmail message subject lines from a search?

I have a label that sorts all my email marketing from one company. I want to export the search results so I can grab the subject lines. There are about 350 messages, and I wanted to research the ...
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Is it possible to identify from where email was sent?

I use GMail. If I receive a mail from someone, is it possible to know from which country the email was sent. If the other person also sent the mail using GMail. Is it possible to override the server ...
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Greyed out emails in Mail.app

Within Mail.app on my Gmail account, deleting or moving items no longer removes that item from the Inbox; instead they appear greyed out. In the image above these emails have either been moved ...
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Make Outlook run rules on non-inbox folders automatically

I currently have my Outlook setup with Gmail. I have a couple of rules that I have defined which run on different folders (lables) in my account. I have filters already setup in GMail which will make ...
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Small font all 'new' messages suddenly in Gmail on Ubuntu in Opera, why?

This seemed to happen out of the blue. I have been using Opera for years. I can't find anywhere in Gmail to change the default font that is used in Opera. Ubuntu is Version 11 Opera is version 11.6 ...
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How to make Gmail the default handler for email on a Windows PC?

I am using the Snippet Screen Capture application on Windows 7 and when I use the email to option it defaults to Exchange. How can I change this to default to Gmail?
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Extension for Chrome that redirects you to an existing tab if you try and open the same url

I guess I'm looking for a "unique tab" extension that would behave as follows: I open a new tab and type in "mail.google.com" It looks for an already open tab with that url If found, it takes me to ...
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Notifier for Gmail, Yahoo, and Facebook

Is there any notifier that supports Gmail, Yahoo, and Facebook? I want it to notify me about new emails on Yahoo and Gmail, and new Facebook notifications. System: Windows 7 (64 bit)
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Open mail-links with gmail in Chrome 9

it happens quite often, that I click a link over a persons name, just to see that it launches the default mail client of my system. I thought it would be a normal link, but it was a "mailto:"-link. I ...
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How do I disable text field autocompletion

I recently made an email account and logged into it on a friends computer, Every time I go to his house and type the 1st letter of my email address it auto completes it. How do i stop it from doing ...
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How can I set up two-way synchronization for my Gmail calendar with Outlook 2010?

I have an HP envy DV7-7290ez i7 with Windows 8. How can I set up two-way synchronization for my Gmail calendar with Outlook 2010? It worked with Windows Vista and my old laptop!
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How do I stop Apple Mail from opening because of iCal appointments?

I use only webbased Gmail for mail, but Mail.app keeps popping up as a result from iCal-appointments that have a e-mail reminder setting. I also get these reminders from Gmail anyway and I would like ...
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Getting Gmail in Emacs?

I'm trying to learn Emacs, and I think that getting gmail right in it would be cool. I've tried a but of tutorials online, but I couldn't figure out what a lot of them were talking about. A lot of ...
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What approach should I take to export my iPhone contacts to Gmail?

I'm on the iPhone OS3, I want to get my contacts on my phone in sync with my Google contacts, but I don't want to lose what is currently in my phone. So far I have been under the impression that by ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to check subfolders on IMAP?

I have Thunderbird set up to use my Gmail account through IMAP. All works well and good, except for one problem: I have a group of gmail mail filters set up to redirect mail into different labels ...
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How to setup a Google Apps GTalk account in Pidgin?

I can setup my normal GTalk account in Pidgin, but I don't know how to do it with my work GTalk which is for a Google Apps domain.
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GMail and SSL Encryption - how much is encrypted

It's strangely difficult to find out exactly how SSL works with email, at least insofar as answering my specific question - when I connect to gmail using SSL, I understand that my connected is secure ...
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How can I use my Gmail contacts within Alpine/pine?

How can I use my Gmail contacts within Alpine/pine?
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Gmail spinning forever in Chrome, but fine in Firefox

For a long time, Gmail does not work correctly in Chrome on my machine. I am able to read/compose email without any problems, but the spinning wheel is shown forever. In Firefox 4, the same Gmail ...
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Any way to have a 'send to -> mail recipient' menu entry point to Gmail? [closed]

I'm using Windows XP Pro, and I currently have a contextual menu in Explorer with a 'Send to -> mail recipient' entry that launches Outlook. I would like it to launch Gmail instead. Is that possible ...
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Is there a stable email client or email client plugin that will support GMail-like conversations? [closed]

Conversations in GMail are such an incredibly simple yet powerful way to look at mail. I get about twenty emails a day from various clients and I hate looking at a flat file of all emails, and I hate ...
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How do I make mailto: links open gmail in Ubuntu?

I've tried using this How-To Geek guide, but it doesn't work. Running the script from the terminal works (although I had to change its permissions first), but clicking on a mailto: link does nothing. ...
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How can I configure desktop notification display time in Google Chrome?

Recently Gmail introduced an HTML5-based desktop notification feature for Google Chrome users (see this). It's very useful, however, the notifications disappear too quickly (in about 5 seconds) and I ...
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Gmail as default Windows mail program (not same as `mailto:`)

How to set Gmail as the default system mail client on Windows 7? This is not the same as setting the default client for mailto: hyperlinks. Gmail is my default for mailto links, but when I use ...
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How do I get a remind for emails I sent that remain unanswered after a period of time?

Here's a simple scenario I can't find any free solutions to: I am sending an email to a client to which I want to get a response within 3 days. If I get a response, I don't want to be bothered with ...
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Consistent Gmail Loading Features Problem

Frequently, I am confronted with a long loading time and a pop-up in Gmail that says some features can't be loaded. I have found the temporary solution to this problem - clear all of my personal data ...
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What does it mean to “subscribe” to an IMAP folder?

I'm using Thunderbird with Gmail IMAP and there's this "Subscribe" option for folders. What does that mean?
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How to retrieve my Gmail password, from Google chat?

About a year ago my laptop was stolen at the airport. I bought another, but could not remember my Gmail password, not could I remember the answers to the private questions, nor had I registered a call ...
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Use Gmail in Google Chrome for mailto links in Windows 8

When I log into Gmail for the first time in Chrome on my Windows 8 computer, Chrome asks if I want to use Gmail for mailto links. When I click yes, Windows pops up a dialog to "Choose a program to ...
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Outlook: reply as email address the message was sent to

If I set up a mail forward so that john@mycompany.com is directed to john123@gmail.com, and then monitor john123@gmail.com in Outlook using IMAP, will Outlook (or can it be made to) reply to emails ...
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Re-download all messages from Gmail into Outlook 2013

I have Outlook 2013 set to sync with my Gmail via IMAP and to include 12 months worth of emails in local storage. This was working fine for the last few weeks and then something happened today and my ...
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How can I know IP address of the sender in Gmail/Yahoo/Hotmail?

Is there a way to know sender's IP address sent in Gmail/Yahoo Mail/Hotmail any mail?
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“Cannot connect to the real Gmail.com”

Dunno what happened, but suddenly I cannot connect to Gmail from Chrome on this computer: Under "more" it says: What does this mean? gmail.com normally uses encryption (SSL) to protect ...
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Merging IMAP account into gmail

I have a university email account which provides access only via IMAP and webmail, and which does not provide a usable email forwarding service. Is there any way of getting emails from this account ...
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Gmail: How to forward/export all my existing mails to another mail account? [closed]

I don't know whether this is asked already or not but I could not find the solution. I want all my existing mails to be forwarded to another mail (yahoo/gmail) account. There are some thousands of ...