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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

3
votes
1answer
6k views

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?
1
vote
0answers
619 views

Problem syncing Gmail contacts on Android tablet

I have a Teac tablet (classic101) with Android 4.0. After signing in on Gmail and Drive and everything, my contacts won't show up anywhere. It doesn't show when I start writing an address in Gmail. ...
1
vote
0answers
134 views

how do i manually configure an account?

I downloaded the google play app, and it says I need to add an account to access. When I go to accounts/sync and add account, I do not get the same prompts as I do on my phone. The phone asks which ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

Change existing contacts from 'phone' to 'gmail' [duplicate]

When the contact items (or several) are set to 'phone', how can they be changed to 'gmail' in order to sync? In the post Contacts Sync problems: phone contacts not syncing to Google, it says that ...
0
votes
2answers
8k views

Gmail Notification stopped working on Nexus 4

I have to press the refresh option in Gmail just to get new messages. I have checked the application and the notification setting is on. I stopped it and then again started it but still it is not ...
0
votes
1answer
19k views

Can I change the gmail account associated with google play store? [duplicate]

When I got my android phone I had a gmail account, gmail-1, but have now created another account, gmail-2. Is it possible to transfer my play store info (i.e. app download history) from gmail-1 to ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Gmail notifications stopped working

I don't receive Gmail notifications on my phone recently, no sound, no light and nothing appears on the notification bar. Searching the web, I figured it might have happened because I turned syncing ...
2
votes
0answers
112 views

When I delete contact item (phone, email, etc), the item deletes but reappears

In the People app, if I delete a portion of a contacts information (like their address or phone number) the information will disappear for a time, but the next time I view my contacts, the information ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
119 views

how to sort my contacts from pc on google account to most frequently used. not including the default email list

How can I sort my contact list from my PC to show the most-used contacts or most-recently-used from my Google account without my Android in hand? This does not include the default 20-most-contacted ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How to protect my Google account credentials on my Android phone?

Currently I use Gmail on my desktop with 2-step verification (by SMS) enabled and I consider it secure. Now I'm buying an Android phone and I'd like to check Gmail on it sometimes, but I don't want to ...
0
votes
2answers
279 views

g-mail app: download without an attachment

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. I use GMail, and I am using the GMail app on this phone. Is there a way to have emails downloaded to my phone without the attachments? So when I open the email I have the ...
2
votes
1answer
344 views

Links from Gmail all open in same Chrome tab

I just noticed that when I open a link from the Gmail app (in Chrome), then go back to Gmail and click another link, it replaces the first one in Chrome. I end up with only one tab open. Is there a ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
770 views

How to get notified of new automatically archived emails in Gmail?

I am a very organized person, and thus also in the case of my emails. I have taken the time to set various filters and labels to keep my emails organized, some of these filters automatically archive ...
2
votes
0answers
472 views

WiFi HT40 Android device sync missing

I am using Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, and both I have noticed in specifications are "WiFi HT40: supported". My problem is, that when I have mobile data active and connect to Wi-Fi, and ...
3
votes
1answer
337 views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

Google talk/voice not ringing on my PC when I am logged in on my Android phone

I use my Google voice number as my main number at my desk. The calls ring in Gmail and I answer them there as well as make calls there from my address book. With fellow Gmail/GApps users, I also ...
4
votes
1answer
412 views

Gmail for programmers

As a programmer, I really despise any email not written in plain text (MIME type plain/text) and not wrapped at 80 chars width. However the default gmail app only sends the emails I compose as ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

How could I sync ONLY my calendar with Gmail (optionally when a WiFi connection is available)?

On my old Nokia C5, there was a quite smart setting to sync the phone calendar with my Gmail calendar when a WiFi connection was available, every say 30 minutes (using MailForExchange). I'd expected ...
2
votes
1answer
588 views

Is it possible to remove an account from the Gmail app but keep the account on the phone?

I have multiple Google accounts, synced to the phone. For one of them I don't use GMail and have turned off syncing of mail. However the account still appears in the GMail app. This means sometimes I ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

Log off from GMail on Android 2.3

I have a Samsung Ace, with Android 2.3.6. I logged in with GMail and now I cant log off. I searched a lot of forums etc., but no answer. I need your help, because it consumes a lot of battery juice ...
1
vote
0answers
111 views

Can't select date in calendar and Gmail not coming to phone

My question is 2 fold: First, when I go into calendar monthly view and hit say the 15h of the month...it won't pull up the info that day. When I do a battery pull, it will work for a few hours then ...
3
votes
7answers
11k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Samsung Galaxy S3 random reboot during clipboard use

I have a UK sim-free Samsung Galaxy S3. It's had official OTA updates only, and is not rooted or modified in any way. It's running Jelly Bean. Since getting the Jelly Bean upgrade it's possible to ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

How to change Gmail settings to automatically unhide pictures in messages

Among the settings of recent versions of Gmail there is the following entry: Hide pictures in messages Until you allow by sender, pictures won’t display automatically Tapping the entry ...
1
vote
1answer
538 views

Disable threaded email in Gmail app

How can I disable threaded email in the default gmail app on my s3 android.... I would like to see each individual email instead of all the threads mashed together.
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Google Cloud Print from Android GMail

I have setup Google Cloud Print, and it works great. I love being able to print to my home printer, from my phone no matter where I am. However, the one thing I can't seem to print are GMail ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Can't get Google Play after flashing firmware

I've recently rooted my phone in pursuit of freeing up the internal memory from system apps. I then tried uninstalling Gmail by deleting the file and then trying to reinstall it from the play store ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
157 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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.
3
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
424 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
21
votes
2answers
36k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
641 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
553 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
344 views

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 ...
27
votes
3answers
65k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
20k views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
14k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
702 views

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 ...
10
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
686 views

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: ...