Gmail Tips and Tricks – Combining Gmail Filters

Gmail�s greatest strength is its filter options. This is far more better than any other email service providers like Yahoo and MSN.

  • You can create UNLIMITED number of Gmail filters
  • But when you create a forward filter you cannot create more than 20 forward filters

What is forward filter?

When you create a filter that sets few emails to be forwarded to a specific ID, these filters are called forward filters and Gmail only allows 20 forward filters

What if you want to add more forward filters?

You can use the combining forward filter options

If you want to forward 2 different senders to a same email ID, you can combine them, the steps are given below

  • Login to Gmail
  • Click create new filter menu which appears next to search button on top

Gmail Create new filter menu

Gmail Combining Filters

  • You can enter more than 2 email addresses in the From field
  • Click Next step
  • Choose the Forward button

Gmail Combining Filters 1

  • Enter the email ID that you want to forward emails to
  • And Click Create Filter to create a new filter
  • So this way you can combine 2 or more filters into 1
  • This is applicable to all the fields, you can mention OR and create filters to combine two filters
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Gmail Tips and Tricks Gmail – Message View Options (Reply to all, Forward all, Print, Delete Message)

How to �reply to all� �Forward all� �Print all� �Delete Message� in Gmail?

Gmail offers multiple methods for doing the above.

If you want to delete the message in Inbox view, Select the messages in you want to delete and click the button �Delete�

Gmail Delete messages

When you select a conversation and Delete the message, all the emails n the conversation will be deleted.

So do not delete the entire message if you want to delete a separate message. The following steps will explain how to delete a single message in a conversation.

Click the message that you want to view and click on the small arrow appearing on the right top corner of the message view next to �Reply�

You will see the below options.Gmail message view options

So if you want to reply to all the email addresses in the specific message click �Reply All�

If you want to forward the specific message click �Forward�

If you want to create a filter for the type of message that you are viewing currently, click �Filter messages like this�

If you want to Print only the selected message excluding all the messages in the conversation, click �Print�

If you want to delete only the selected message that you are viewing currently in a conversation, click �Delete this message�

�Report Phishing� rarely used. If you want to complaint any messages as Phishing, you can click �Report phishing�

If you want to see the original message of the conversation, click �Show Original�

If your messages are not in good format or not readable click �Message text Garbled� this will open a new window with the message and display the massage in plain text.

All the above steps are applicable to separate messages, it does not affect the conversation in Gmail.

If you have a question or suggestion, post a comment.

Dave 🙂