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Android 5.0 not downloading IMAP emails

my nexus 4 cell phone upgraded to android 5.0 lollipop, and now it doesn't want to download my POP3 or IMAP emails (used to work fine in Android 4.4) It just gets stuck in "getting your messages" - ...
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Install GMail 4.9 on 2013 Nexus 7 with Android 5 “Upgrade”

How can I install gmail 4.9 on my Android 5.0 tablet? I just (ignorantly) upgraded to Android 5.0 on my 2013 Nexus 7. Unfortunately, doing so also upgraded my gmail to version 5.0, which I do NOT ...
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Gmail consuming GB of data

My Gmail app has a huge problem: only in this month it has consumed around 1 GB of mobile data, and 22GB of wifi data. Today even though I haven't used mail at all, I have consumed 400MB of wifi data ...
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Can't add hotmail.com address into Gmail 5.0

I tried under KitKat and Lollipop on my Nexus 4 but I can't add my old account. I also tried both manual and automatic setup, but same result: credentials are incorrect. Any solutions about this? ...
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How to successfuly configure Outlook/Exchange account in the new gmail android app?

In the latest Gmail Android App, there is an option to add a personal account (IMAP/POP). Is it possible to configure and add the office email account - i.e outlook/exchange server? I tried but I ...
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How To Create A New Gmail Contact Or A Yahoo Mail Contact From Android Device

I would like to create a new Gmail contact or Yahoo mail contact from my Android device. It's a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 4.4.2. I've tried looking in the Yahoo mail app, the Gmail app, and ...
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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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Get rid of “welcome to your new inbox” in gmail

The message and graphics for "welcome to your new inbox" has been in my gmail app since priority inbox showed up, and I can't get rid of it. What to do? I am on lollipop, but the problem was ...
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How can I disable notification for a specific gmail account during certain hours?

My work and personal emails are attached to my phone. I'd like to avoid getting any notifications of work emails after hours. If this can be done with Tasker, I can't figure out how. I can disable ...
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Lollipop: override security policies (specifically lock screen/Exchange/Office 365)

When I used Android 4.4 (KitKat) on my Nexus 5 I could ignore certain security policies such as a requirement to have a PIN code to unlock the lock screen. After upgrading to Lollipop and the move of ...
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Logout from Gmail account without logging out Google Play Store account

I tried logging out the account on Gmail, but it logged out the Play Store as well. How can I logout of my Gmail account without logging out of the Google Play Store? Is it possible?
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gmail inbox contents disappeared mysteriously

This has happened to my wife twice on her LG Optimus G phone, once about a week ago, and again just today. She pulls up gmail on her phone, she taps on edit, and begins typing in an email address. ...
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How to manage forwarding email from smartphone?

I am not able to find the setting to manage the forwarding option in gmail application. Where I can manage it from the smartphone with android 4.4.4?
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Revert to stock Android email app?

I've long used the stock Android email app to remotely access my work Exchange email account. With the latest update of the Gmail app, the Gmail app has taken over this email account, and launching ...
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How to view email in “Combined View” in 5.0 Lollipop

After updating my Nexus 5 to Lollipop, the Email app tells me that the Gmail app will now handle all emails. However, I'm having trouble being able to view all email accounts at once in the gmail ...
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How to import contacts from a delimited list?

I use an Android phone, and recently I had to delete all my contacts because it was cluttered, and now I have to add all of them again. There are about 200 contacts, and I have them stored in a text ...
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Gmail notification on my Samsung Galaxy 3

The Gmail "envelope" notified me when and number of emails I had. Now I have to go in to Gmail to see if I have mail. How to fix?
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How do I update the avatar that does for each of my accounts in the Gmail app?

A few days ago, I added an image to each of my gmail and Google apps accounts. The new images display fine in the account dropdown menus on the web. But only one of my accounts displays the new image ...
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Configuring GMail to use system email accounts

Version 5 of GMail just arrived on my phone, and I was excited that now I'm able to use all my email addresses with it. But it seems like I have to add them all manually, although they are shown under ...
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Gmail(google) password

I'm logged in on my android tablet, but I don't know my password. I'm already logged in on my android tablet, but I want to see my emails and other google services on PC... Is there possible way to ...
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Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone? [closed]

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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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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Turning off LED light for Gmail notifications on Galaxy S4

I have email notifications turned off on Galaxy S4 and I'm still getting the blue LED indicator every time I receive an email from Gmail. How do I turn that off?
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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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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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Disable sound and vibration for Gmail Notifications

I want to switch off sound and vibration alerts for Gmail, but leave on the icon (in the notification bar). I still want it to vibrate on Google Hangouts and Facebook Messenger notification, etc. I'm ...
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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 ...