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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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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Gmail mobile website messed up in default internet browser

For a few weeks now the Gmail mobile site is messed up in default internet browser. The scroll doesn't work properly and when you "touch" things it doesn't work "visually" although it quite works. For ...
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How do you resize the Gmail widget?

I can't seem to get the Gmail widget resized to full screen on my SG2. How do I resize it so that it covers the whole screen area? Android 4.0.4.
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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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Can I change gmail's format of displaying messages? Would like subject on top & bolded

I recently updated form Droid Bionic to Droid Razr M. Now that I have ICS, I have noticed that in the gmail app, the messages are listed with the sender in bold and on top and the subject line ...
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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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How is the Gmail password stored in Android - and where?

I have looked around and found no information on how Android manages to store passwords on the device. Especially Gmail passwords. I'm looking to learn how Android encrypts and stores passwords ? What ...
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View email previews on lock screen?

I am desperately looking for a way to view a preview of a new email message on the lock screen. I would like the screen to light and preview the email for few seconds. If it is relevant - I have ICS ...
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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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Google Voice in Android to make cheap international calls like on Desktop through Google Wallet?

I need to make international landline/mobile calls. My laptop with Debian is failing me here and iPad failing here. I want to use Google Voice because it is far cheaper than my local carriers. I ...
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How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device?

I have recently installed a custom ROM and cannot find the Play Store. It seems like all apps that belong to Google are missing. How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, ...) on my ...
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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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Where are cached email messages stored in the Gmail app?

Google recently disabled one of my Gmail accounts (and will apparently take several days to re-enable it), but luckily I have some emails I need right now saved in the Gmail app. Is there any way I ...
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Download stuck in Gmail

I had started downloading a attached file from GMail app, suddenly it hang. When it resumed, notification bar was showing download process but it was not being downloaded in the app. i retried and ...
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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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GMail “All Mail” not showing anything from last 30 days on Nexus 7 or Nexus 10

All the other labels are correct and synced according to their various settings. There is no particular setting for "All Mail" Today, I only see up to June 24. When I scroll to the bottom it adds ...
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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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How to only get Gmail notification with certain tag(s)?

I get too many Gmail notifications so my phone beeps too often and is annoying. How to only get Gmail notification with certain tag(s)? For example, only "Important" ones as I'm using Priority ...
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Gmail stuck on “Waiting for sync”

My Gmail app recently stopped working. I'm on a SGS Captivate running this custom ROM -- while I realize there might be some ROM-specific glitch, I thought I could ask here for general ...
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Cleaning the mess in the contacts

I am trying to put some order in my contact list. The situation is as follows: I have first imported my contacts from Gmail and enabled sync, but I have set the phone as the default contact repository ...
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Gmail ICS: How do I mark as not spam?

I've got a Samsung S3, and on my old SGS I could mark a spam as not spam. How do I do this in my ICS GMail? The feature seems to have healed up. Others have seen this also: ...
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Can still sync email after revoking app specific password on gmail

I was rather shocked today to discover that my android phone was still syncing email after I had revoked it's app specific password on gmail. Can anyone else confirm that this happens on their ...
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Contacts synchronisation

I synchronized my Samsung S2 with mail Exchange account, and downloaded my contacts from Exchange server, but now I want to upload my contacts to my Gmail account. In my Gmail mail app I created new ...
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Where are my Gmail contacts?

Where can I access my Gmail contacts on my ICS Android Tablet (DGM T-703)? This does feel like a silly question, but I cannot find my Contacts list anywhere?! Within the Gmail app I cannot see a ...
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Email sending issue

So the other day I wrote and email and it tried to send and failed with a temporary server error. Now I can't get it to stop trying to send and it doesn't show up anywhere. I sent it using the email ...
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Gmail gives no option to sync “All Label” label

HTC Hero, Android 2.1(!) I have 3 Gmail accounts on my phone — none of them allow me to Synchronize the "All Mail" label. How can I do this?
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Android voice search doesn't recognize Exchange contacts

So I'm sure this is primarily because the contacts aren't listed in one of the linked gmail accounts. It's killing me because my dad can't use voice commands to call his contacts like he did on his ...
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Adding email address from Gmail to Contacts

Suppose I have a contact in Contacts named John Smith. John's email address is jsmith@gmail.com. I've emailed him in the past, but I've never added his email to his contact details. Now, suppose I ...
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What is the location of attachments that I download from the Gmail app?

I can't find where the files are saved after I download them from an email message. I'd be glad if you could direct me to the location.
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Remove Facebook and Gmail contacts

Some time ago I have synced my Facebook contacts (using Facebook for Android app) with my contacts. I also have my Gmail account synchronized. Having all those contacts is too much. I went to Account ...
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Do apps that access gmail only have write access or full gmail access (potential security risk?)

I use a backup app to backup SMS text messages to my GMail account registered on my HTC Desire Z Android 2.3 phone. The app requests access to the gmail account. But what does this actually mean? ...
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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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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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Android detects SIM change – gmail synchronized messages deleted?

After gmail detects SIM change – it asks to renew login to gmail account. This is a very good security action. But does it maybe also clear synchronized messages (that have been downloaded before SIM ...
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How do I view only my phone contacts on my Motorola Milestone X2?

How may I view only my regular phone contacts and not have them sync to Gmail? I do not, and do not want to, use Gmail, nor do I want to have my phone contact list connected to it. I use separate ...
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Why does Gmail force close when I open it?

Every time I open my Gmail app it force closes. This is the message I get: The application Gmail( process com.android.gmail) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.) If it helps I am using ...
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Does ICS Gmail display unread message counts for labels other than Inbox?

Up to Android 2.x, in the labels view the Gmail app of my Nexus S displayed the number of unread messages next to labels with unread mail. I recently upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 on the same ...
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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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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 to set gmail sync frequency?

I want to know how often Gmail checks for new emails because I need longer battery life. How can I see/set this? I want to set it so that, for example, it checks for new mail every 10 minutes and ...
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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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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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How to send multiple contacts by email?

I've searched all over the place and couldn't find a solution. I want to send around 30 contacts (names + phone numbers) by email, to someone. Now I can't seem to succeed with the feat! What can I do ...
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Is there a real “Gmail Tap” app?

Gmail Tap, one of Google's April fools, would give the phone a three-keys Morse keyboard. Is there a way to get this functionality for real, preferably for input to any fields?
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Why do I need a Gmail account to use Android?

I am a new user of Android phone. I used to own an iPhone. I don't remember needing an Apple account besides using it to download applications from app store. Now I need a Gmail account to do even ...
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Gmail has gone completely crazy

Gmail went completely crazy, I don't know what to do. When I open it I get the inbox, but the app is almost unresponsive: whatever I do, be it opening the menu, scrolling or opening a message, it ...
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How to re-activate android device (with another email address)

I have an android device (registered to my gmail account), which I want to give to someone else. What steps do I have to take, so that the device is no longer activated/registered/linked with my ...
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SMS and Gmail notification volume

Is there an app that can control the volume of notifications for separate apps like SMS and Gmail? I searched around and found a number of old threads that says it's not possible. There was an app ...
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Change main Google account login address

When I activated my first Android phone, the Galaxy Note, last week it forced me to create a Gmail account for it. Seeing no other way out, I did as I was told. However, seeing yet another google ...
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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 ...