What's the best way to get e-mail notification of my Google Contacts' birthdays?
posted by grouse
on Dec 31, 2010 -
Am I overlooking any options for archiving/exporting Gmail chat statuses? Alternatively, are there any notetaking apps that are REALLY REALLY REALLY well-integrated with Gmail? [more inside]
posted by unknowncommand
on Dec 28, 2010 -
How accurate are the IP locations in Gmail's Activity Information tables? My account says it was accessed in the state next to where I live (according to the IP). Internet tubes thing or did someone else access my account?
posted by ArcAm
on Dec 19, 2010 -
My Gmail 'standard view' is garbled - the icons, text, and other elements are placed randomly over the screen. Help! [more inside]
posted by edbyford
on Dec 9, 2010 -
Help me POP in the rest of my gmail and figure out what the bottleneck is, please. [more inside]
posted by jessamyn
on Dec 5, 2010 -
I receive a couple of non-Gmail-filtered spam emails a day, from a friend's compromised machine/account. I can easily deal with them / filter them / discard them.
Besides hitting "Report Spam" I'm just wondering if there is a better place to report these consistent messages. I've been getting them for 6 months or so, doesn't seem the Big G's learning algorithm is ever gonna catch on...
posted by Exchequer
on Nov 30, 2010 -
So many savvy friends have been gmail-hacked lately that I'm freaking out. Please give me the latest advice. [more inside]
posted by cyndigo
on Nov 30, 2010 -
AskMe is always saying that one should register their full name on certain web services, just to protect them for future use. I have the basics - what am I missing? [more inside]
posted by SNWidget
on Nov 25, 2010 -
I'm encountering the same problem with Gmail and Firefox (on Mac) described in this question
, but I'm too computer illiterate to understand the fixes that the "best answer" refers me to- I can't find "about:config" to make sure dom.storage.enabled is TRUE; "About Firefox" just gets me the little box with the icon and the version number. Can someone explain to me how to implement in the fix in simpler language with more basic step-by-step instructions? [more inside]
posted by foxy_hedgehog
on Nov 8, 2010 -
Gmail acting funny in Firefox: I have 2 gmail tabs open. One is for my personal account, the other is through my employer (the college uses google to manage their webmail service). If I try to "Compose Mail" or "Reply" or anything that would open up a new email, on either account, the top of the page goes to "Loading" but nothing ever happens. In addition, the Gmail Chat tab is missing. Only not working on my home computer; both were working fine on my office computer when I went in to check 30 min ago. [more inside]
posted by Saxon Kane
on Oct 31, 2010 -
I've virtually tracked down my missing/stolen iPod Touch, and have discovered all sorts of personal information about the person who is now using it. How can I reclaim it? [Details inside-- this one's a detective story] [more inside]
posted by stilly
on Oct 28, 2010 -
Hi, Suddenly Firefox won't let me compose mail in Gmail, all other Gmail features work. I disabled any add ons that might cause problems, didn't do any new upgrades, can compose in Chrome and IE ,thanks.
posted by jara1953
on Oct 27, 2010 -
Is there a Gmail tool that will automatically change the subject line of certain incoming emails, in order to enhance privacy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Oct 18, 2010 -
Please tell me everything I need to know about the GMail dot feature (placing - or not placing - a dot in the username of a gmail email address). I don't understand it, how to use it, what it does and how to take advantage of it. As an email receiver and sender. Also, what problems are created with this? Is there a way I can use it to categorize email, both received and sent? [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam
on Oct 15, 2010 -
Is it possible to publish a calendar from the Mac iCal app to Gmail account calendar? [more inside]
posted by SueDenim
on Oct 6, 2010 -
I need a dead simple and fast way to add 200 wedding guests' mailing addresses to GMail contacts then print mailing labels from my contact list. [more inside]
posted by my_thai
on Oct 5, 2010 -
Help me remind forgetful students (i.e. parents) of weekly lesson. Google Calendar and Gmail in place. Now, how to get reminders sent to them automatically? [more inside]
posted by skypieces
on Sep 24, 2010 -
I share a gmail account with someone. I read the messages on Mac's Mail program, she reads them in Gmail.
I would like to be able to read them in my program and have them remain marked as unread in Gmail. Are there any plugins you fine folks can think of to help us out?
posted by munchingzombie
on Sep 21, 2010 -
I have two separate Google Apps for your Domain (paid) accounts. In GMail, on only one there is this really distracting "tips" line of text under the inbox that changes every minute or so. It says things like "Add a personalized signature to all your outgoing messages" or "Google Checkout: Sign up for faster and safer shopping." It is right over the inbox use percentage in bold green and since it flashes when it changes it makes my monkey brain think I have a new mail and I look over at it. How do I get rid of it? It is not on the other one so there must be a way.
posted by neustile
on Sep 14, 2010 -
In gmail, I want to be able to run a search for Sent messages that have not yet received a reply. Is this possible?
posted by greggish
on Sep 11, 2010 -
I hate having mailing list emails in my inbox (aka my to-do list), though they do contain information I want to know. Is there a way to have them "delivered" to my RSS reader (my means of staying updated) instead? Is gmail the best way to do this?
posted by Maia
on Sep 10, 2010 -
Is there a way to download one folder of mail from gmail to an outside client, say apple mall, without downloading all the messages I have in gmail? [more inside]
posted by tejolote
on Aug 2, 2010 -
Is there a way to make certain emails appear as push notifications on the iPhone? Or, is there a way to easily enable/disable toggle a Gmail forwarding filter? [more inside]
posted by irv4oh
on Jul 29, 2010 -
What is the easiest and best way to back up my Gmail account and import the old mail into a Gmail account? [more inside]
posted by bristolcat
on Jul 28, 2010 -
gmail filters: I have a utilitarian phone that doesn't MMS. I have gmail set to forward incoming mail to my phone number as SMS. When I am mailed attachments, they usually bounce a Mail Delivery Sub. error. [more inside]
posted by roygbv
on Jul 21, 2010 -
How come I don't see Google's new Rich Text Signature
feature available on my Google Apps account...but is available on my regular Gmail account? [more inside]
posted by orehek
on Jul 16, 2010 -
In regular Gmail, my friends' chat statuses show up as red, green, or greyed out. I know that if they're greyed out it might be because they're not signed in or because they've gone invisible. In Gchat on the iPhone/iPod Touch, there's a little more variation in how their statuses appear (not on the list at all, greyed out without profile pic, greyed out with profile pic) and I'm looking to understand whether those variations tell me if they're there but "invisible" vs "signed out." [more inside]
posted by Wisco72
on Jun 30, 2010 -
Why am I getting all these "Mail Delivery Subsystem," error-message emails sent to my gmail account? [more inside]
posted by grumblebee
on Jun 27, 2010 -
Gmail security: Someone keeps trying to recover, or change, the password for my gmail account. I'd previously set my gmail recovery option to send me an SMS, and I'm getting a lot of SMSes saying, "Your Google Account recovery code is: ... If you did not request this code, you can safely ignore this message". I've already changed my secret question to be really obscure, but what else should I do to protect my account? Every couple of weeks, I get bombarded with SMSes because someone is trying to access my account. Can I temporarily disable the recovery option? I'm just worried that someone might guess the answer to my secret question by brute force or some other means.
posted by surenoproblem
on Jun 17, 2010 -
A friend of mine recently had his g-mail account broken into. Someone got in an started sending out bcc e-mails to all the contacts saying he had been mugged in a foreign land and needed cash. The conversation was clearly 419
language and clearly not my friend, so there was no damage. Is there anything that can be done to recover the g-mail address? Any way to contact Google about it and make the case? Obviously just creating a new g-mail address and starting over is the obvious answer, but I am wondering if there is a process for recovering a g-mail identity that's demonstrably "yours".
posted by chavenet
on Jun 17, 2010 -