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This tag is for issues with Googles own mail app and service, called 'GMail' and also known as 'Google Mail'. For other mail apps/services, use the tag special to them or the generic 'email' tag.

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Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?

Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?
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How do I separate contacts from work and personal Google accounts?

I have two Google accounts, one for work and a personal one for my Android phone. I have both accounts synced to my phone because I often have work to do on the road. I recently noticed while logged ...
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how to replace gmail with the new inbox by gmail

I've got an invite to the new inbox by gmail service. I downloaded the app, but I can't seem to make it the default mailing app on the phone. (when I receive new emails, I get system notifications ...
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Playback MP4 video clip in Chrome

I get several emails everyday from my security camera system. Such mail contains links to video clips (aprox 20 sec each) form cameras in MP4 format. I use native Gmail client for Android. After ...
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GMail Contacts Synced To Messaging App

On the LG Optimus L90, for some reason all my GMail contacts are synced to my messaging app. If I type a name into the SMS contact bar, emails show up as well. I didn't want those so I went into the ...
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How to received only primary labeled emails

My Nexus 5 battery drains very fast when I am using the Gmail app. Even after I turned synced off. Is there any way to get emails that belongs to primary category?
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Why do I have two notifications when I get emails from gmail?

I don't understand why I get two notifications on my phone every time I get an email. Is my phone running emails from two different apps? It's HTC One Mini, running Android 4.4.2. Screenshot (click ...
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Google mail servers not allowing email setup

We have a a handful of people helping us configure android phones. We'll get contracts for 500, 700, 1000 phones for example. Part of the configuration is setting up a gmail account on each phone. ...
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Removing all google data except the play store

My main android device is a phone. I recently aquired a tablet which I don't really use for email, calendars, etc. Therefore I want none of that data on the tablet. I have disabled sync for all ...
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Can't login with Gmail App/Play Store on tablet; Username/Password OK on desktop web browser

I've spent the last 15 or 30 minutes trying to login to the Gmail app and the Play Store on an ASUS TF-101 tablet. During the same time, I've visited a desktop computer, logged out, re-entered the ...
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Gmail app doesn't send messages, gives strange logcat message

Recently, Gmail has stopped sending messages, storing drafts, or basically having anything to do with messages I create. Clicking the "send" button does nothing, and exiting the app doesn't auto-save ...
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Android won't sync contacts no matter what

My boss bought an iPhone and asked me to sync his contacts. I went to the iPhone and turned on the contact sync from his Google account and "all" the contacts got there, but when I looked, none of the ...
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something permanetly reset my email accounts from installed mail applications (Samsung Note II stock and Gmail app)

I've met with a very annoying and strange issue regarding email applications on my Samsung Galaxy Note II. My search in Google across multiple Android forums has has not given any result. I used for ...
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how to add gmail widget in galaxy ace duos

How can i add gmail widget in my background screen. am unable to get it from widgets. FYI i can see Samsung Default Email widget
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How to import Yahoo Mail contacts into Google?

I need help with importing my Yahoo Mail email addresses to my Gmail contacts list, using a Samsung Galaxy S4. Whenever I try to email anyone from my Gmail contacts list, I can't because they aren't ...
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Google Play No Connection

I have tried all suggestions in the answer and everything the asker did specified on this question without any luck. I reflashed GApps and CyanogenMod at least 13 times, as I have lost count. The only ...
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gmail won't sync to my phone

For some reason Gmail won't sync to my phone. When i signed in with an account settings-->accounts-->google i entered my email address. Then I unselected everything for sync but the Gmail because ...
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How to choose the correct email address in gmail app?

If I have two different email address from the same contact like: firstname.lastname@private.com firstname.lastname@job.com When I need to send a new e-mail I am not able to choose the right ...
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Cannot sign in to my Nexus 7 with Gmail account, previously working

I am really in trouble with sign in to my Nexus 7 since yesterday. It was all going normal before yesterday, then in a game I tried to login with another Gmail account for Google+ games login (I was ...
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android samsung note 2 unsync gmail and other accounts

My phone was stolen and I want to unsync my gmail and other associated accounts in it. Is there a way for me to do that even if my phone is not with me? Thanks in advance!
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Pantech Vega R3 IM-A850L

The title pretty much says it all, I've completely wiped the operating system off of my phone. There is nothing left, absolutely no data or anything. I was much too hasty and irresponsible, and I fear ...
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Turning off LED light for email notifications

I have email notifications turned off on Galaxy S4 and i'm still getting the blue led indicator every time i receive an email (gmail). How do i stop that?
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Backup gmail emails offline

I have an Android 4.1 phone. When I typically login into my gmail app, even if I am offline, I can see / read already downloaded emails. So, I have those two questions: Where are those emails saved ...
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Trying to preview docs in Gmail (Android 4.4)

I am using an HTC One M8 (unrooted). When in Gmail and trying to "preview" an attachment, I am no longer to do so. So far I'm getting around it by simply saving it and going to my downloads folder, ...
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Android phone rejects valid Google login

New (to me) Samsung Galaxy Appeal, running Gingerbread. Want to buy / install apps from Play Store. Try to add Account to device using my perfectly valid Google credentials (with which I am posting ...
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How can I view SMTP headers in gmail app?

I'd like to view the full SMTP headers of a message in my gmail app, but haven't found a way to do so. I've also also tried the Web client, but it displays a tablet-specific view, even when I've ...
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“Gmail has stopped” dialog

On my Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4.2, I get constantly a dialog saying "Gmail has stopped" (In french, actually : "Gmail s'est arrêté"). When I click OK, the message re-opens within less than a ...
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Save .ics to specific calendar.

When receiving an email with an .ics or vCard, Android allows the user to add the data to the default calendar configured for the current account. However, this is done by downloading the vCard to the ...
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Gmail widget goes empty after a while

I have a Moto G (XT1033) that runs Android 4.4.2. In my home screen I placed the Gmail widget; it works correctly for a while but then it goes empty/unresponsive (like in the screenshot below) and ...
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How can I view all of my attachments from gmail?

When I search in Gmail app for files that were attached to emails, Gmail can't find them. Is there a way to see all of my attachments from Gmail? 3rd-party apps would be acceptable too.
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Gmail doesn't show mail when opened from notification bar

When I get a new mail on my Gmail and it appears on then notification bar and I click on it, the Gmail app starts and show the following only: Click image for larger version I waited for 9 hours, ...
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How do I temporary block someone from sending emails in the Gmail app?

I know Gmail has a spam and phishing filter but some emails I mark as such in the past still make it through anyway. Anyway, how do you undo such a thing? I'm receiving emails from an individual who ...
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How can one add attachments from Google Drive in Gmail android app?

In menu to attach file, it sometimes shows Drive as an option under recent if you have opened Drive recently. But other times it doesn't show Drive as an option to select from and then I couldn't find ...
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Cannot open TIF file from GMail on Android device

Android: 4.1.2 When I try to open a TIF file from an email in GMail, I get the following message: Couldn't load image Is there a plug-in or a solution to fix this? I don't want to use a 3rd-party ...
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disconnect gmail when cheked in from another mobile

I checked in to my g-mail using a friends mobile. Now that I exited from my g-mail the friends phone seems connected to my Google account. How do I disconnect my account from that phone? now I can't ...
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gmail account recovery with android phone

Say I have attached my android phone to a gmail account and specify that phone for account recovery. If I am locked out of the gmail account, will I be able to operate the phone sufficiently to ...
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Why does GMail appear on my phone without unlocking?

If I use GMail and then lock my phone, when I switch it back on, GMail is usable before the PIN has been entered. I can use it entirely as normal but for the absence of the show all apps button at the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 can't connect to any of Google services

I'm not really sure if this question is fit for this site, but a few days ago my Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 stopped being able to connect to Gmail, Google Talk and Play Store using their respective ...
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gmail on galaxy get chopped

"I am experiencing a strange situation with my gmail-emails on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Verizon phone, When I view my emails on my phone they get chopped and part of them totally disappear and cannot ...
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How to prevent android from auto-sync'ing gmail contacts and photos etc

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and when I go into my settings then add an account and add a gmail account, it gives me an option to choose what I want to sync. I unchecked 'photos' and 'contacts' ...
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How to prevent android from auto-sync'ing gmail contacts and photos [duplicate]

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and when I go into my settings then add an account and add a gmail account, it gives me an option to choose what I want to sync. I unchecked 'photos' and 'contacts' ...
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Synchronize Gmail but not contacts

I have a phone with Android 4.2.2. I want to sync my mails but not my contacts. The problem is that it seems to be joined in my phone. When I go to Settings > Account > Google I can activate ...
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My Gmail account has many emails. If I add another Gmail account to my phone, can I make the new Gmail primary and still use my apps

I have an (old) Android phone (HTC Incredible ADR6300) which I have configured with 1 Gmail account. I have downloaded a bunch of apps from Google Play. Most of the apps are Free, but I have a few ...
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Gmail - how to get all my email address from mailbox into contacts?

In my Gmail i have total 3000 Emails (inbox, sent item, important etc). But all 3000 Email address is not in my Google Contact list. how can i export email address from the Gmail inbox/sent ...
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Gmail on Android separate from google play

Is there any way to read mail (and calendar) from a gmail account on a Android phone without tying the account to a play-store account used on the same phone? Theoretically this should not be a ...
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Gmail won't sync, apps don't update: “Device doesn't have enough storage space”

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, Android 4.0.4. For the last few days I can't sync my gmail or update any apps. This, of course, is a barefaced lie. There is plenty space available: But still, I ...
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How to remove the picture next to my name in gmail

here is my problem. I recently bought an samsung s4 Active. When I started using it I noticed that there was a random picture next to my name on all my outgoing emails from my phone. The picture is a ...
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How to get Gmail new message notifications without having to sync?

How can I get Gmail new message notifications without having to sync an account with my Android phone? I thought there may be a way by either : going through XMPP somehow configuring Gmail to ...
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Is it possible to “unsend” email in Gmail?

Is it possible to use Gmail's "unsend" ability in the Gmail Android app? I can't find anything on it, in settings or searching.
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Gmail doesn't load new messages after replying

For some time now I have been experiencing this issue. After having replied to any email, I can sync and see new messages in my inbox but if I click on them to actually read them I just see my last ...