The sender address in Gmail - change the default setting

Last Update: December 30, 2015

Hello,

Just a small little blog, but maybe very handy for some of you...

I have several mail addresses and I try to maintain them in the mailbox: Gmail.
Still have a lot of configuration to do before it will be perfect, but the next tip was one I thought to be very valuable.

People who use Gmail with several mail addresses will already have notified that they always have to change the sender address when they do not want to use the gmail address as sender address.

This is by default the setting Gmail uses (always use the gmail address to reply)...
BUT: there is a setting to change this and I like this a lot, cause I just want to use the address the people have sent the mail to as sender address....

First, go to settings, click on the wheel at the right hand side above your mailbox and click settings in the drop down menu.

Next, you choose "accounts and import" and halfway you will find the setting: When replying to a message:
Default = Always reply from default address
Change to "Reply from the same address the message was sent to" if you want Gmail uses the address where the mail is send to as the sender' address.

This is saved automatically.

If there are people with extra questions, please don't hesitate to leave a comment...

Grtz,

Bert

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Buddle Premium
Thanks, Bert. BIG help
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AngelsBird Premium
Thanks!
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JeffBoivin Premium
NIce info that makes a difference in a long run. Much appreciate. Cheers. Jeff
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AngelsBird Premium
Glad you like it Jef...
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digpacitti Premium
Thanks for the educational tip!
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AngelsBird Premium
With pleasure..
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krazykat Premium
A clever and helpful tidbit :-) Thanks Bert!
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AngelsBird Premium
Thanks Val... :-)
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Mshelton53 Premium
Bert,

Very good info. I'll take care of that tonight.

Thanks,
MikeS
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AngelsBird Premium
Glad you like it Mike...
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