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What happens to my google account if I factory reset?

I've been using this Android phone for just over a year, but I'm worried about my Gmail and Google account which is connected to my phone. I want to change the email address on my Android because it's ...
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Different notification tones for multiple Gmail accounts

Is it possible to use different notification tones for each Gmail account? I.e.: account1@gmail.com => tone X account2@gmail.com => tone Y Maybe with a helper app?
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Get iPhone contacts into Gmail [duplicate]

I have an Android phone and imported all my contacts from Gmail. Most of my old contacts weren't in Gmail, but on the iPhone 3GS. Now getting the iPhone contacts into Gmail is proving to be a huge ...
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Sync Android contacts to Gmail

I am trying to backup contacts from my phone (Galaxy S, Android 2.2.1) to Gmail account. The procedure I found on the Internet goes as follows: Open Contacts Menu -> Import/Export -> Export ...
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How to set vibration ON when getting e-mail (Gmail)?

Using Android 2.1-update1 It seems there's no "vibration" settings in the menu regarding this! Thanks for any answer!
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How do I disable notifications for a second Gmail account?

I have two Gmail accounts, one that I use for mailing lists and signing up for online services and whatnot, and the other one for more important stuff like work and friends. I'd like to set it up so ...
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replace native samsung galaxy s3 email app for gmail app?

Is it possible to disable the native email application that comes with the samsung galaxy s3? I feel that the UI is inferior to the gmail app. If so would this require rooting into my phone?
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Why does accepting Calendar invites open a browser? Can I prevent it?

I'm on an unrooted Galaxy Nexus, and using stock Gmail and Calendar apps on Android 4.1.1. But I am using Chrome rather than the stock browser. When I get a invite from a Gmail user to my Gmail ...
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Why won't badge notification work for Gmail on my S3?

I get badge notifications for all my other apps and email, but Gmail will not show the little red icon that shows the number of unread messages. It used to work fine, but now it no longer does and ...
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How to set up Google Apps Gmail on an Android -phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firm Gmail, i.e. Google Apps -email, with K9 -email program? I have this kind of firm url, https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/firm.com. I want to have an IMAP -email ...
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Gmail not being retrieved automatically

I have recently (since ~1month ago) experienced the following problem: When I get new mail on my gmail account, Gmail will usually not autimatically retrieve it (e.g., no notification; and when I ...
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Froyo - Gmail - Can you delete by message, or only by thread?

Running on a out-of-box, unupgraded T-Mobile G2, which is running Froyo, if I'm correct. This version of the Gmail application has a delete button, which is undocumented in their web help. When 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 do I disable GMail?

Yes, this has been asked before, but neither really addresses my concern, and I don't have reputation enough to add comments to existing questions. I've bought the cheapest Android 4 tablet with ...
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Can't sync using Leedroid

I have been using Leedroid for a while and all is well, it works great. Now for some reason my GMail is reporting that I have 7 unread emails, but my GMail app won't update my inbox on my phone. I've ...
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Always Show Images for Emails

Is it possible to configure the built-in mail or Gmail clients to always display images?
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How do I change gmail accounts when using the share functionality of an app?

I have 3 gmail accounts coming into my gmail app. I also frequently use the "Share" feature of many apps (Browser, Gallery, BeyondPod...) to share links via gmail however when it opens up the email ...
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Double Security for Gmail

My phone has a pattern lock and I want friends to be able to unlock it with the pattern, however, I do not want them to have access to my gmail. Is there a way that I can force gmail to ask for the ...
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Samsung S2 not deleting sent emails on gmail

I have a samsung s2 all other parts of the Gmail is syncing. But in the sent items on my phone there are about 10 sent emails that are not on my online account (have deleted there) and when I try and ...
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How do I get a gmail account on my htc cha cha?

I live in China and when I go to accounts it's not an option to add a gmail one, any software i can download? /: help please.
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How can I make the GMail app open to the accounts page when using multiple accounts

When I open the Gmail application, it opens the last inbox I looked at. Is there a way to make it always open to the "Accounts" page instead? I have an HTC incredible 2 if that matters.
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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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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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viewing Tiff attachments in Gmail

I'm running the latest Gmail app 4.3.1 on a Galaxy Note 2. There seems to be a bug when receiving email containing tiff attachment (fax documents in my case). The tiff images are shown as preview ...
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Gmail sorting settings for Galaxy S4

Where is the setting to sort my gmail by read/unread on my new AT&T Galaxy S4? I was able to do it on the S3.
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How to install Gmail apk on emulator (from Android Development Tools, ADT)?

I'm working on an email app for Android, and I'd like to install the Gmail apk on my emulator in order to test it. How can I do that? I have seen tutorials on how to do it on windows, but I'm ...
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Gmail - one notification for all new messages

I use the new Gmail app on my Galaxy s2. One notification for each new message s very annoying. I want the new mail notification to act like on my desktop - a notification on the toolbar that ...
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Hide labels side panel in Gmail for tablet

I just want to not see labels on the left side bar in Gmail with a Google Nexus 7 tablet, just as on Android phones like Galaxy Nexus for instance. In fact I want to use the whole width the screen ...
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Marking an e-mail as unread pops a “new email” notification

My wife and I both have Samsung Galaxy S2 phones, and use the GMail app for reading and writing emails. In that app, when I mark a read mail as "unread", it throws me back into the previous screen ...
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Gmail app not sending Email with attachments

I have a lot of images I want to send from my phone to an email. I had in the past some error messages about emails being too big, so this time I sent in most emails 3 pics, which all queued in the ...
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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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What is the difference between the email app and the gmail app?

I know the Email app can fetch multiple accounts at same time, but apart from that are there any other major differences? If I only need to fetch stuff from the one gmail account, which app should I ...
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Stop gmail notification on android 4.4/Nexus 5

How can we stop gmail notifications on android 4.4/nexus 5? I cannot find Gmail in Settings\Apps\<AppList>. I have stopped notification of Google play, google services, google search, google ...
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new account for GMail only

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 ...
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Logging in with a non-gmail account

I got here an ePad running Android 2.3 and I want to set up Market on it for its owner. He doesn't have a Gmail account, neither he wants one. I have just made a Google account that is associated with ...
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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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Just enabled 2-factor authentication for gmail, now on my Android phone I get “Sign-in error” to my google account [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google's 2-step verification As per today's Stackexchange Podcast I took Jeff's advice and enabled 2-factor authentication for my gmail account. However now when my ...
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How can I sync .vcf contact photos between Android 2.2 and Gmail?

I can save all of the contacts to one .vcf file, then use a PC to import it to a Gmail account but there are no photo in the Gmail contacts. I checked the .vcf file there is photo data in it. Is there ...
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Firm Gmail, i.e. Google Apps -email, with K9 -email program?

I am struggling with this kind of Google Apps -site, example from Google.com -site here. I use two email-clients in Android: default Gmail -client (because it is tied to my Gmail) and K9. I ...
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What is default GMail setting for: number of days of data to synchronize?

Gmail allows to limit from how many last days it will synchronize the messages. E.g. from one day, two, etc. What is the default setting? I think this is phone independent, but I ask about Samsung ...
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gmail app not updating emails

My Gmail app that I have installed in my Android 2.3.5 phone has stopped receiving or sending new emails since the last couple of days. What can I do to fix this synchronization issue? Any ...
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Does the gmail app stop syncing once the “Low on space” message appears?

Based on casual observation and anecdotal evidence it appears to me that once the "Low on space" message appears in the status bar the gmail app stops syncing and stops notifying me of new emails. ...
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Droid Incredible - Gmail Push - Can I add my hosted Email address to Gmail on my Droid?

I have an Adroid phone and want to set it up to sync with my business email account. My account is hosted on my own domain, but we use email "provided by gmail" (gmail interface, connected to my ...
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How to archive gmails in GS4 stock email app

I kind of like the stock email client in Galaxy S4, but I don't use it since I haven't figured out how to set it up to archive mails instead of deleting them. I subcribe to Google's philosophy ...
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How can I Have Separate Alerts for Email and SMS?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 4.2.2. Currently both SMS and Email notifications have the same sound. Before I was on this phone I was on an iPhone and this was easy to change. I ...
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Where are drafts saved in gmail android app?

I wrote an email in gmail android app and saved as draft. Then I accidentally pressed send, although I have no connection (roaming). The gmail android app annoyingly doesn't allow the message to copy ...
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How to force Gmail/Android to request password every time for google account [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Logout from Gmail on my device I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace running Android 2.3.3. Is it possible to force Gmail or any google related apps to request my password ...
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Can application upgrades happen automatically, even if you have it turned off in marketplace?

I thought I had turned off all the automatic upgrades for the apps on my phone (T-Mobile G2 w/ Froyo). However, yesterday, I got a notice that said that I had new GMail and described the new ...
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Gmail 4.6 Does not allow “From”/Sender address to be changed to a different email address

I did see this question, but it was from two years ago, so I know it does not apply to my question. Before the 10/1/2013 update, I was able to easily switch my sender email account to a different ...
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How can I configure the Email app not to save sent messages on the Google server using IMAP?

Device: Nexus 4 Android: 4.2.2 I am using the default (stock) Android Email app, not the Gmail app. The reason being that there is no option to turn off conversation view. I am trying to follow ...