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Threaded conversations are one of the things I love about Gmail. That said, I sometimes want to split conversations into separate threads. This is especially common in multi-recipient conversations.

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Last night I discovered that I could no longer send e-mail form my Gmail account. Whenever I sent a message it would bounce back with a “permanent failure” error related to SMTP authentication. Needless to say, this was very frustrating.

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Delete Attachments from Gmail Messages

by Michael on August 20, 2012 · 0 comments

Dear Google: I know I just asked you to add a “Send and Delete” button to the Gmail interface, but I have another request… Please, please, please make it possible for us to delete attachments from individual messages.

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Send and Delete in Gmail

by Michael on August 16, 2012 · 0 comments

Dear Google: I know that I’m not the only one to have asked for this (see, for example, here) but… Please, please, please add a “Send and Delete” button to the Gmail interface. Go ahead and hide it in Labs if you must. Just do it.

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Use a Mobile E-Mail Signature on Gmail

by Michael on August 8, 2012 · 0 comments

As a followup to my previous post about changing the e-mail signature on your iPhone, I wanted to point out that it’s also possible to configure Gmail (or Google Apps) to use different signatures when using the mobile vs. desktop interface.

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I’ve long known how to search for messages with attachments in Gmail (just include the operator “has:attachment” in your search string) but I wasn’t sure how to search for attachments with a specific filetype — until now, that is.

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I’m currently doing a bit of Spring (Fall?) cleaning, and ran across something interesting in Gmail… Have you ever noticed that little one line strip of Adsense ads and RSS links above your inbox? Well, guess what? You can get rid of it.

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Do you ever leave unread messages in your Gmail inbox? If so, then you might be interested in the “TrueNew” message count that was introduced with the MailRoom app for iPhone. In short, TrueNew lists how many new unread messages you have.

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