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Error: “Unfortunately, Gmail has stopped”, on arrival of an email

Every time I receive an email, this message shows up on my Droid Unfortunately, Gmail has stopped. How can I remedy this situation?
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How do I increase font size when sending emails in gmail app?

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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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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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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How to show only gmail's contacts in the Contacts app?

I have recently reinstalled Android due to some problems with the SD Card. I decided to keep all my contacts only in Gmail, as a centralized solution to avoid problems in the future. I do not want ...
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Email aliases in Gmail app

My university gives me an email that looks like ab123456@domain Fortunately, I am allowed to make an alternate name for my email, like first.last@domain All of the email is still sent through ...
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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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No exchange option in gmail “add account” drop down

I cannot see exchange account option on gmail add account. Gmail version 5.0.1. How to rectify this?
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Google Hangouts: Conflicting online status information

Another "I don't quite understand what is going on in Google Hangouts" type of question.... So - when I view Hangouts via my Android app (running under KitKat), my girlfriend's status is ALWAYS shown ...
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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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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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Disable Gmail app swipe to delete for IMAP account

The Gmail default action swipe to archive make sense for Google accounts. Now, when I added a normal IMAP account, the swipe action is defaulted to delete, which is dangerous. Are there any way to ...
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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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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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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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Canceling the sending of a queued email in Gmail for Android

How do I cancel the sending of a queued email in Gmail (Android)? The conversation is in the outbox and I don't see an option for deleting the message alone. I'd like not to have to delete the whole ...
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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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Messages stuck in outbox of Gmail app, but only for Gmail

I noticed messages were not being sent from the Gmail app. I checked to make sure auto sync is enabled and it is. Any ideas? Beside the message it just says sending. I have other email accounts used ...
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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: ...
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How to backup Viber chat message to Gmail automatically?

I see that Viber app has the feature of backing up message and send email. I want to do that automatically so as all my Viber messages are safely backuped. How can I do that with Viber app?
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How can you send email to a Gmail Contact Group?

I'm using Android 4.1 on a Droid Razr M. Is there any way to send an email to a contact Group? I've read several posts that show how to do this but none of them actually work. There is also an app ...
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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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Using multiple Google accounts in device but don't want some of them to show up anywhere in Hangouts app's menu

I have five different Google accounts (my personal Gmail account used as the primary account and others for different Google Apps for Business email addresses), Gmail, Hangouts, and more, all work ...
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Adding a new account to Gmail/Youtube shows a Password Error

I recently goy myself a Moto G3, that is running Android 5.1.1. I have 3 e-mail addresses, all of those I wish to keep in my Gmail app (I did that in an older phone I had), so I go to "Add Account" ...
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Gmail app doesn't sync email at all when on Mobile Data

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and I love the new Gmail app. Works awesome. My only problem is that it doesn't sync emails (I don't receive any new notifications when new emails arrive, I have to manually ...
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How-to unlink the main Google account from android device without a factory reset

While setting up my HTC Hero phone, I have entered my gmail account in the setup. But now I want to remove it (I don;t want to change with another account). How do I do it ? I have searched a lot on ...
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Create new Labels in Gmail App

Gmail App in my Android device shows correctly all the labels that I created using Gmail through web interface. Can I create new labels in Gmail on Android device using Gmail App? Also, ideally, ...
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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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Cannot edit contacts in Marshmallow / Gmail contacts sync

Merry Christmas! So, I recently upgraded from Nexus 4 to 5x. My contacts used to live on the sim, but since having to change sim (micro -> nano). I exported the contacts using the Contacts app to a ...
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deleted drafts remain in conversation chain

In the gmail app, I keep finding conversations that display multiple draft versions of replies that have long been deleted via the drafts folder. Is there a proper way to remove drafts from all ...
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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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Where is GMail app on Galaxy Note 3 app list

I setup my GMail account as a Google account on my phone. When email comes in I can tap the notification to go to the Gmail app. I can use S Voice to go to the Gmail app. However the Gmail app is not ...
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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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Gmail app duplicate notifications - one for Inbox and again for Custom Label

I am getting 2 notifications for the same email, both from the Gamil app. One notification is for the Inbox and the other is for a custom Label. I do not want two notifications for the same email, so ...
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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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Gmail app links are not clickable

For some reason any link that comes into my gmail app inside an email is not clickable. Whenever I want to browse to the link I have to drag select the link. I have a default Nexus 5. I have not made ...
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How to disable or remove Gmail account from my Android

I don't want to receive email on my Android device, so how do I remove my Gmail account from it? I realize that I need to have my Gmail account associated to the device, and that I would need to ...
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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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Refresh POP Accounts

In my Gmail account, I use "Refresh POP accounts" by Emmanuel P to add a simple button at the top of my email list to quickly refresh all the POP email accounts I have attached to my Gmail account. I ...
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How can I send many files (> 25MiB) at once as attachments?

I have 100 compressed pictures. Each of them is 2 MB. I would like to send via email everything at once as attachments (no hosting on Gdrive or somewhere else). Basically pictures will have to be sent ...
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Why does my google account not work?

I rooted my LG G3 awhile back and everything was fine. One day, I couldn't access my gmail or play store using the installed apps due to a connection error. I factory reset my phone and whenever I try ...
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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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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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Exchange mobile sync has been disabled using gmail

My Exchange mobile sync has been disabled twice already by the exchange server. The reason is that the corporate policy is to disable mobile sync when a connection is attempted from a different device ...
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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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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). ...