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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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Whatsapp deleting contacts permanently

I've tried every way. Deleted from Main phone book of contacts. Deleted all chat. Blocked but I want to delete them FOREVER to tidy up my whatsapp list... PLEASE anyone help? I would be eternally ...
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Samsung S4 Google Sync Settings Problems

When I am in settings, Accounts, Google, myemail@gmail.com, I see "Sync turned off. I select it and get a list of things I can sync. I can hit each and sync it, but there are no check boxes to auto ...
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how to remove my synchronised data from my gmail account

I want to remove all data in my Mail Account. I want to delete all contact, image ,whatup-data and any all think which is synchronized in my account. how to remove all information of my Email account ...
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I lost my backup sim card so i can't able to open my gmail.?

I Can't sign in my gmail account. Because am enabled 2-steps verification but i lost my sim card . how can I open my gmail account without my backup phone .? please help me..
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Gmail app an Internet app not working

I have samsung galaxy 3. Today the gmail and internet app is not working. Each time i tap on them it tells me that unfortunately the gmail or internet is not working. I can use all other apps. Any ...
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Some Google Contacts are not in Sync on Android. Why?

Some of my old contacts from GMail disappeared on my phone. When I use Google Now and search for the name it is correctly displayed, but the number is not recognized when a call comes in and the ...
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Lg g4 problems in sync with the gmail

I am have a problem with my phone. I have just bought a new LG G4 phone and I added my gmail address to have them sync. I managed to get only the e mail addresses and no phone number. When I sign in ...
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How can I check in my Android has been compromised?

I noticed this morning that there was an email in my drafts folder. Inside, was some semi-gibberish text (a couple partial words crammed together). It was definitely not something I typed. I ...
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Can't find Google Contacts in Gmail app

I have my Google Contacts on my PC. I have activated the sync feature in my Note 3 and synced my contacts with google. But when I open my Gmail app on my phone I can't even find the contacts link. ...
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Multiple Gmail Accounts

Am I able to add a second email address to my phone. On the iPad I know you can have an inbox for multiple email addresses. Can I do this so I have my personal emails and a secondary one in the gmail ...
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Can I delete Gmail account on Android safely without affecting my Gmail on computer?

Can I delete my Gmail account from my phone without the Gmail and Google account (with contacts, photos, etc) being deleted from my computer?
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Unable to sign in to GMail

I can't sign in to the GMail app. When I try to login, an error pops up saying: Can't establish a reliable connection to the server. This could be a temporary problem or your Android device may ...
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How does the gmail apps notify once feature work?

I have been looking into the settings to make gmail better for myself however one thing I couldn't get my head around is the notify once option. If I receive an email I get notified, if I get another ...
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Why does no sound play in video file downloaded from Gmail browser?

i have a small video clip in my gmail account (attachment), and when i click it on gmail browser, it gets downloaded (i guess to "album"?), and when played, no sound comes out. How to turn sound on? ...
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I forgot the Google account name that I used for buying apps on Google Play, can I recover it somehow?

I am not sure if this fits here, but I saw a couple of other account related questions, so I'm giving it a shot. I just resetted my phone and forgot to take note of one of the two Google accounts I ...
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Retreiving all contact numbers

I shattered the face of my Samsung S3, it still worked until today. I had purchased new replacement parts. After removing the cover I guess I damaged the LED screen, nothing comes up now. I purchased ...
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how can a phone number get added to my contacts with out asking me

I noticed in my contacts under my own phone number profile that there was a 2nd number added to my home# tab . I never have seen that number in my life I never have called or text that number. I did a ...
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Opening attachments from email apps failing randomly

I am unable to open OR download attachments from my gmail or inbox our stock email apps, from any of the multiple apps for viewing available. I don't have any default apps set for various file types, ...
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Why do I get a second Gmail notification as soon as I open the first one?

I have configured my Gmail app to also check my (non-Google) work email account. Now whenever I get a new email notification, as soon I tap on it and open the message, a second notification appears, ...
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Add a screenshot as attachment in Gmail android 5

How can I use a screenshot as an attachment in android 5? I really don't get why this is so hard, I can only select files from my drive. To find the screenshot I had to go to Photos -> menu -> device ...
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How to know how much recent activity has been seen by a person having access to my Gmail account?

My estranged wife has possession of my phone. I locked her out of Gmail access as soon as possible. Despite my efforts I can't view from my PC in my security settings how much recent activity she saw ...
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Android prompting Gmail automatically

Friend has Android phone and needed to use it for the ID code when he needed to reset his password. Now the phone is automatically prompting Gmail login screen. Is there a setting available to keep ...
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How to switch a Google account without resetting a phone?

On my Android LG Optimus Dynamic phone I originally entered an incorrect email when setting up the Google account to use. I want to switch emails now, but when I add the correct account and then try ...
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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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How to sync gmail sent only by specific contacts?

I used to be an email-on-the-phone junkie. Then, I read 4 Hour Work Week, which convinced me to un-sync my email (gmail) from my phone (Samsung S3). I started checking my email once per day on my ...
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Add work email address to Gmail on an Android device

I want to install my work email address on gmail on an Android device. The device is a Samsung 10" with Lollipop 5.1.1. Gmail version is 5.3.9xxxxxx. Following this: ...
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Can I get a shortcut on home screen to open gmail with a specific search string?

I can add a shortcut/widget to home screen to directly open a particular label in Gmail app, but I want a shortcut to open Gmail with the results of a search string loaded. I can't do this with gmail ...
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Having a different icon for a specific email in my Gmail App on Android

I have 3 different email accounts under the GMAIL APP on Android. How could I have a different notification icon for one of the accounts so I know right away if I have email in that account?
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Strange email under my contact which cannot be removed

I have a contacts issue. My Mom, lets call her A Holland for example, is showing an unknown email address in her contact card on my Android phone. It shows her actual address then a second bogus one. ...
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Downloading attachments

Google took me to this site. Gmail app download button is opaque. Apparently sdcard/Downloads is the plaCe to look. Download exists on my Sony tablet but does not include the file I "downloaded". is ...
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GMail account not synced

When I sign-in with my mail id, Account not synced is displayed, and under that the following message is displayed, Touch SYNC now to sync mail once or Change SYNC Settings to set up this ...
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How can I change the order of suggested contacts in GMail app?

I regularly send email to a specific contact with the same first name as nearly a dozen other contacts, and he's always at the VERY BOTTOM of the list, which is annoying. Is there something I can do ...
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Android Gmail app - can't download some attachments - Nexus 5 [duplicate]

The problem is that I can download some attachments, but some not. I usually cannot download zip attachments that are forwarded to me. I cleared cache and data of the Download Manager, but that didn't ...
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having two gmail accounts, some contacts are in both accounts, which name is displayed?

I have two gmail accounts, personal, and work. some contacts are in both accounts, but I can't choose how are they displayed in incoming calls and whatsapp. my work account is controlled by my boss, ...
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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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Privacy/Security concers for setting up business email using Gmail app on Nexus devices

I need to set up my business email*(non gmail email)* on the mobile devices (Nexus 5 and Nexus7). The business has its own private mail server. The way I can do it is by using Gmail app on these ...
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Removing Deleted Email Account

I have more than one Gmail account configured on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4 updated to Lollipop) and I deleted one gmail completly. I got on a computer and deleted it. It no longer exists. It is not ...
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Android device log for g-mail access

Does my android device have a log of when I access gmail if I'm always logged in? If there's a log, how do I get to it?
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How do I get Google Calendar event invitations through the Calendar app for Android?

In the webapp's settings, there's the option for email or SMS. In the Android settings, there's no option for event invitation notifications. Is there a way to just get a notification from the ...
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How to write an intinerary email that Gmail will recognize [closed]

I want to email myself some flight details. How can I write the email so that Gmail will recognize the flights and make an auto event? Or, how do I make Inbox recognize it as a travel category email? ...
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Sync two gmail accounts, but only one account's contacts

I have a brand-new Moto X (2014) running Lollipop. I have two gmail accounts, me@gmail and work@gmail. While I would like to be able to check both accounts for new messages on my phone, I only want ...
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Samsung Tab A running Android 5.0.2 - emails synced correctly, then emails VANISHED.

I used the standard email client on Samsung Android tablet (SM-T350), a new "Tab A", running Android 5.0.2, and set up POP3 access to my gmail account. I had to "enable auto sync" to get the emails ...
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My gmail is going to my boyfriends phone

how can I disconnect my boyfriend from my gmail. He says he is going to and still has not. He on his way over now and thought I might be able to do something
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I have multiple google accounts. How can I hide some of them from the Gmail and Calendar apps?

I have several google accounts I use for different purposes (i.e. my main everything account, one to log in to less secure websites / games, one shared account for work, my wife's Play store account). ...
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Granting device admin previlage to email account

I am connecting my gmail app(or any e mail application) to my office e mail using exchange. It asks me to add the mail app as a Device administrator for my phone. So that it can Erase all data,Set ...
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Frequent login failure on Yahoo Mail from GMail app

I have added my Yahoo Mail account to Gmail app on my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Note 3, latest Gmail version) However, ~5 times out of 6, the app fails to log in to Yahoo (the username/pwd and ...
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GMAIL App: Fetching already deleted email repeatedly

As we can configure other Email Account like YAHOO email in a GMAIL App, I added my YAHOO Email Account to GMAIL App and can now Access YAHOO Emails using GMAIL App. But the Issue is, when I delete ...
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Contact details haven't sync in gmail (only in phone)

I have a Samsung Galaxy Core LT. I had a sync between my phone and my gmail account. Although I previously edited some fields in my phone contacts and merged some contacts, in gmail only the name and ...
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Launch Linkedin app from Gmail link rather than browser

Background Currently, when I receive an email from LinkedIn, let's use the example of an invitation to connect, I'll select the link from the Gmail app which will open the mobile LinkedIn site via my ...