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Send Gmail From Any Address

Aug 24, 2005
Category Technology

Now – here’s a feature that’s useful for all the Gmail addicts in the world.  Now, you can have your “From” address be anything you want for an email you send from Gmail.  Finally.

Historically, if I sent an email from Gmail, it came from  Now – I could set the reply-to to  But – I couldn’t change the Send.  Groan.  Not good.  Simple feature.  Been around forever.  Critically important to egomaniacs with simple to remember email addresses that aren’t afraid of spam (er, um, …)

Gmail just added the ability to customize the “From:“ address on outgoing mail.  Much simpler, and much more interesting to me than Google Talk.