#StackBounty: #gmail #gmail-filters Gmail filter to match all incoming messages

Bounty: 100

I would like to apply a particular label to all incoming messages. Gmail filters apply to both outgoing and incoming messages. So I’ve added a condition that says Doesn't have from:me. This prevents the filter from matching outgoing messages in Sent. However, it also (undesirably) prevents it from matching incoming messages that I send to myself or that someone else has sent to me “from” my own address. Is there a way to only exclude my own outgoing messages?

I’ve seen mention of using in:sent and label:sent, but when creating the filter Gmail warns against this saying that they aren’t applied yet at the time the filter is evaluated. I guess they are only for searching after the fact.

Get this bounty!!!

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