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Gmail's getting smarter about searching for emails from users with aliases

Gmail's getting smarter about searching for emails from users with aliases

Gmail aliases might seem like something only big businesses would use as part of Google Workspace, but even folks that just happen to have more than one email account can take advantage of them. But sometimes, aliases can also make things confusing when you're searching for something in Gmail. Thankfully, Google Workspace is rolling out a change that allows searches for email addresses in Gmail to return related aliases it's associated with.

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Gmail Advanced Search Options Expanded, Search By Size, New Date Options, And More

Gmail Advanced Search Options Expanded, Search By Size, New Date Options, And More

Google announced today on the official Gmail blog that advanced search in Gmail has been expanded. You can now scour your mail with more flexible date search options, by attachment size, exact query match, and more.

The new syntax works in any version of Gmail, including the Android app, allowing you to use flags like 'size:value' and 'older_than:value' in order to pare down results. For example, below we've used 'size:5m' and 'older_than:1y' to search for mail with attachments of 5MB and that are older than a year, respectively. You can find the full list of advanced search flags here, including the new ones.

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