I'm receiving email messages addressed to another user with a similar name


Receiving the email of someone else with a similar name in Gmail is a commonly reported issue. Please see this article for a detailed explanation.



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  • For information on how to protect yourself and your personal information, please visit our guide to staying safe online at https://www.google.com/goodtoknow/
  • To find answers to many common questions and concerns about privacy and user data related to any Google product or service, please visit our Privacy Troubleshooter.


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