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Get notifications from Inbox mobile app for reminders, but not emails?

This question applies to the Google Inbox mobile app. I do not want notifications for random incoming emails as I'm trying to only check email twice a day. I do want notifications for reminders, as ...
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How does Gmail sync in Marshmallow?

For the life of me I can't figure out how Gmail syncs in Marshmallow. Sometimes an email or two will be instantaneous, as if push is involved, but then subsequent messages appear to arrive by the app ...
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Google password [on hold]

I need to retrieve my google password. I've signed up years ago but never used it. I'm trying to get a new phone and need to transfer may stuff.
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Gmail question--where to ask? [migrated]

I have a general Gmail question (not Android-specific) and am trying to figure out the best Stack Exchange community (if any) to ask. Can anyone suggest any? There don't appear to be any, judging ...
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Change personal name associated with email address

In the Gmail app our with any other Google app, how do I change the user name associated with one of my email addresses / Google accounts? Thanks.
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Disable gmail notifications for certain labels during certain hours

I want to shut off gmail notifications (not SMS or calls) for specific labels (not all labels) from 11 pm to 8:30 am every day. Turning off sync (or turning off all notifications) during those hours ...
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Error deleting Google account from Samsung Galaxy S4

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android Lollipop (5.0.01). I created a new Google account and then added it to the device; when I triee to delete the old Google Account from the device I ...
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Exchange Corporate Email Using Citrix Worx Home (XenMobile) on Gmail App

My corporate android device running 4.4.2 uses the stock email app using certificates created by enrolling the device with Citrix's Worx Home app. This works with our exchange email servers. I noticed ...
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Gmail ask every 20s for SMS permission

Since the last update on my Huawei to Android 6.0, and even after configuring things properly, Gmail is displaying a message every 20 seconds asking for me to activate the sms permission. The problem ...
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Can't Manual-Sync email after selectively disabling Auto-Sync - Android 5.1

So I have two Google Accounts linked to my phone. The first is my private account which I would like to auto-sync (IE push notifications as soon as an email is received). The second is my work's ...
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Nexus 5X, Gmail draining battery after may update

Ever since the may update, the gmail app has been consuming a crazy amount of battery. My battery used to last like 16 hours, now it's only like 5 hours. Anyone else experience this?
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I'm trying to change gmail notification sound; I select an mp3 file, but it shows as “silent”

on my Elephone P9000, I'm trying to change the notification sound for incoming emails. I go to the gmail app, settings, select the email account, Email notifications is turned on and I select the ...
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Nothing shows in all mail on the Galaxy Note 5

I just purchased the Galaxy Note 5 and I'm using the Gmail app. All of the labels work fine except the all mail. When I go to all labels I see that next to the name "All Mail" I have 99+ messages but ...
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Gmail app - increase font size when sending

I'm not asking about how to increase font size of emails I have received or how to zoom in those emails. I am asking about how increase font size of emails that I compose and send in the Gmail ...
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How to search for a specific email in a long thread in GMail for Android?

My inbox is full of long conversations (threads), each of them often having 50 or more emails. I find that the search function in the GMail app on Android is virtually useless with an inbox like this. ...
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Remotely remove all phone's data

I gave my phone away without removing the photos on it,now I know the gmail's account on that current phone. Is there a way to remove all the data,or at least the photos on that phone,when I have the ...
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Deleting unwanted contacts after accidental account sync

A friend borrowed my phone when they forgot theirs. They had to log into their Gmail to get their contacts to find where they left the phone. When they added their account, it was synced to my phone. ...
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Setting up a outlook account in android gmail app

I am on a nexus 4 running android 5.1. when I try to connect to outlook the gmail app tells me "Couldn't open connection to server". I am using the following values... username: username@outlook....
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unable to launch Google calendar ics file attachment

I received an gmail from my sons baseball coach with a Google calendar ics attachment file for the seasons schedule. When I click on the attachment in the email while on my Alcatel onetouch FierceXL ...
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Gmail: “Couldn't sign in” error with latest version, but other google apps sync just fine. Older Gmail version works fine

While using the latest version of the Gmail app: 6.3.117716127, I cannot sync my mail whatsoever. Update: 6.4.120760496 has the same issue. Please note that this is NOT a universal "Google" sign in ...
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Can I set the labels in Inbox to show the number of unread messages?

I use many labels with GMail, and I filter messages so they appear unread under the labels but skip my inbox. In the GMail navigation drawer (the left menu), each label shows the number of unread ...
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Emails going to “All Mail” folder instead of inbox on Android

I will try to make this as simple as possible. I have the gmail app on my phone and despite gmail on the web behaving well, I am not getting emails in my inbox on the phone. Instead of it working as ...
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How to insert inline image with gmail app

Is it possible to do this? I tried using the attach image option and thought I would be able to drag the image into place but this didn't work.
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Forwarding all mail in Gmail using using android app.

My father, nearly 80, has forgotten his gmail password and cannot recover it. However, it is saved on his android phone so he can access it on his phone, but not on a laptop he wishes to set up. I ...
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Gmail App, non-google domain sign in

Suppose I want to add an account and my company/school/organization/etc uses a gmail based solution for their email services. After telling the gmail app I want to add another account. My thought ...
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My notes in Google Contacts are gone since I my new phone synced them

I use the note area in my Gmail contacts to record a lot of information. I got the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and now the notes are missing. The Gmail contact app isn't compatible with the new phone. It ...
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Clear spam folder from Gmail app

I have an LG-38 from Straight Talk. I have over 1000 spam messages in my Gmail account. How can I erase all of my spam messages at one time?
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How to get mail with clickable links?

I am using the built-in mail app, Outlook and Gmail and the links in non-html messages are not clickable. Any workarounds for this? Any mail app that actually converts these links to clickable ...
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How can I make the Gmail app consume less space?

I see that my Gmail app is consuming a lot of disk space because it retains many old emails. Is there any way to reduce the amount of space it consumes without clearing all of the app's data?
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Galaxy tablet requires restart to download attachments

I have a Galaxy Tab A (SM-T550) running Android 5.0.2 that only downloads files from emails (in Gmail) if I restart it — after I have downloaded a file, I have to restart it for a second ...
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Google Store downloads Gmail

How do I use Gmail as backup for my Samsung Galaxy 6? Whenever I sign into Gmail it downloads all my email! Should I just set up a dummy account that is used only for that purpose? Or will it continue ...
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Make Gmail auto-delete old emails from phone

My mom's phone has stopped receiving mail because apparently, there isn't enough free space. Is it possible to configure the Gmail app to auto-delete mail older that a month from the phone but not ...
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(Nexus 5X, Marshmellow) Gmail app: how to see separate notifications for each new email?

I have a Nexus 5x with Android Marshmellow. The Gmail notification I see on my locked screen groups all the messages together and shows "5 new messages". Can I see each new email as separate ...
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Is there a way to change the picture for my yahoo account in gmail app?

This is what I'm talking about. I have 3 e-mail accounts linked to my gmail app. One is gmail, one is yahoo, one is something else. My gmail account shows my profile picture no problem. My yahoo and ...
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Customized Sound from a Specific Person in Gmail

I retrieve gmail message in my android and if I retrieve email from a specfic person with the following address for instance "....@test.com" I would like to retrieve the message with another sound ...
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Select all is missing in mobile version of gmail [duplicate]

How can I select all instead of one by one in gmail Android version application. ?
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Gmail displaying “me” instead of actual sender's name

When viewing my inbox, I would like to display the sender's name according to the email's header. Meaning, if I send an email to myself from my gmail address, but give the from name as Freddie ...
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Android 2.3.3 and scheduling gmail sync intervals/avoid “push”

Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread (Casio Commando gz1 c771) Gmail app version 2.3.6 No scheduling option for gmail sync with Android 2.3.3 or gmail 2.3.6 Can only toggle sync on/off. If on it's it's in "...
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Upgraded to Marshmallow, now I can't merge my conversations in Hangouts

I have a 2014 VZW Moto X that I recently unlocked the bootloader on. So I upgraded to CM 13. Previously, when I was on Lolipop I used Hangouts as my default texting app. The majority of people I was ...
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Disable notifications of some emails

I daily receive many emails. I need a better control of emails. I want to disable notifications of some emails. A notification means for me that my phone vibrates and my smart watch vibrates. To ...
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How to Select All Pop3 Messages in Gmail? [duplicate]

I am using Gmail application in Android 6.0. I have > 777 messages in my inbox. I would like to Select All and Delete them from the pop3 account. How can you Select All Pop3 messages in Gmail ...
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My phone somehow accessed my boss's Gmail account?

I have access to my boss's Gmail account, with his blessing, so I can monitor it for him. He contacted me today, pissed off, because yesterday someone had obtained unauthorized access to a different ...
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Sharing emails / open in browser from Inbox/Gmail apps?

Is it possible to share emails from the GMail or Inbox apps? The content of the intent isn't incredibly important. It could be the full content of the email or be limited to the subject line or even ...
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Newly created contact randomly disappear on Android

I have Sony Xperia Z3 compact running on Android 5.1.1 and experiencing problem with contacts. When I'm creating a new contact by default it creates it on my google account (instead of phone memory). ...
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How to select all and delete in Gmail App

I have a Nexus 5, there are a lots of sale emails come to my Gmail account. Right now I can only search in Gmail app, but I wonder how to delete all of results like in desktop version with select all ...
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Is there a way to set a default send account on Gmail?

So I've decided to try the Gmail app again for email. I really like it, bar one thing. I cannot seem to specify a default send account. Every time I create an email, it sets it as gmail. I do use ...
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Can I sync contacts between gmail addresses?

I have a dual sim setup, work and private. I thus also have two email (gmail) addresses registered on the device, work and private. I have many contacts on both, but I want all of them on my private ...
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How to disable avatars in Gmail notifications?

Currently in Android 4.4.4 Gmail app displays user pictures in new mail notifications. I would like them to display the standard Gmail icon instead. Is this possible? The reason is, I have multiple ...
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How do I close the Gmail app on my Samsung S4 phone?

Whenever I open my Gmail app on my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone, I can't get it to close. It locks the screen up and I have to restart the phone to get back to my home screen or any other app. How do I ...
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switching my google account

so I have two Gmail accounts. I made one of them my account on my cell phone and then now, a year later, I switched to my other account. has anything happened? anything changed? and also, why do I ...