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I added a second account in the GMail aplication, in order to be able to send/receive mail using that account.

I realized that the account has been added not only for GMail, but the Market (Play Store) also sees both accounts now.

Is there a way to keep the second account only in GMail?

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You can't do this because:

  • There's only one Google Services Framework running for all accounts.
  • Google Accounts credentials are stored centrally from where Google Apps authenticate.

But, there's a way to solve your issue: Turn on IMAP from Gmail settings. And, use IMAP in default Email app or K-9 Mail app. Done!
Play Store can't see it..

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There is a way to solve your issue. Turn on IMAP from Gmail's settings and then add it as an IMAP account in Android's default email app or K-9 Mail (etc.). Then the Play Store can't see it.

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thanks, jay, that's what I'm doing right now. I was hoping there was a way to do this in the GMail app, as I find it a lot better than the default email solution. –  w0lf Apr 8 '13 at 21:12

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