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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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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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How can I refresh an email in the native gmail app?

I get many emails with pictures in them. When I try viewing them in the native gmail app, it displays some of them, but not all. The only way to view the undisplayed ones is to preview them one at a ...
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Gmail app does not refresh email read status

The first thing I like to do in the morning as I wake up is to read new emails in the Galaxy S. I refresh my Gmail account in the Gmail app, the mails show up, I read them and everything works ...
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Understanding Sync & Transferring one account to another

I've tried to find information about understanding syncing account information on Android but cannot find any definitive guide to answer the below questions What does syncing actually mean? Is it ...
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Notification of new label e-mails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can gmail notifications be customized by label? I have a filter in gmail that sets some of the mail to skip the inbox and be archived (unread) under a specific label. On ...
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How to prevent android from auto-sync'ing gmail contacts and photos [duplicate]

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and when I go into my settings then add an account and add a gmail account, it gives me an option to choose what I want to sync. I unchecked 'photos' and 'contacts' ...
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Gmail doesn't load new messages after replying

For some time now I have been experiencing this issue. After having replied to any email, I can sync and see new messages in my inbox but if I click on them to actually read them I just see my last ...
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Send email by selecting multiple users from Contacts app

When I need to send email to multiple users in Gmail app I explicitly need to type in their addresses. Is there any way to select multiple users from my Contacts app and put them into the To/Cc/BCc ...
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How to make Android GMail app to show my picture next to my email messages?

I have a user profile picture selected for my own Google profile. This picture is visible in my GMail settings and works fine with web versions of GMail: This profile picture shows successfully next ...
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Delete single email in Gmail app

In the web version of gmail, I can delete specific emails without deleting the whole thread, but can't find how to do it in the Android client. Does anyone know how to delete specific emails in the ...
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Why does Gmail say “Cannot send an attachment” for a deleted mail?

I own and love a Samsung Galaxy S4. Gmail keeps giving me the message, "Cannot send an attachment," even though I deleted the message (including emptying trash) with its attachment (was a photo). Any ...
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I have multiple Gmail accounts; how do I tell which contacts belong to which Gmail account?

I have several Gmail accounts running on Android via the Gmail for Android app. When I open my contacts, they are all together, and I don't know who belongs to which Gmail address. I thought that the ...
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Sending group emails from gmail app in my nexus 10

How do I send a group email from gmail app. The group name is not recognised. Have tried from people as well and cannot work out how to do it. In my android phone it works from my group contacts list. ...
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how to only get one alert until i read gmail

I have my gmail app set to "sound on, notify once", and "notify for every message" unchecked. I also have all my inbox categories unchecked so I get all my emails in one inbox. Most of the time, I ...
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Is there a way to have Gmail autocomplete “To” only with Gmail contacts (and the same for Email and Exchange contacts)?

I am never going to email work folks via gmail, nor friends and family through my work email, and I'd hate for that to happen accidentally.
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google contacts sync

I have 2 Samsung Android phones and both are synced with 1 gmail account. now the issue i am facing is: The number of contacts restored on both the phones is different. ie. for example I have total ...
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Is Gmail on Android susceptible to MITM attacks?

My employer performs MITM on gmail.com by generating their own certificate authority. I've only noticed this applies to the web version of Gmail. In additon, Chrome on Windows will alert me when the ...
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May 2013 Gmail app update: “Reply as” multiple accounts gone? (Android 4.2.2)

I have two gmail accounts hooked up to my Samsung S4. When I go into the Gmail app and compose an email, I'm given the choice to send as any email address associated with either account. It used to be ...
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Best way to get Google contact images from Facebook?

I'm on Android and Syncing my contacts with Gmail/Google contacts. I don't have a Facebook account. And lot of my phone contacts are on Facebook where they have a profile ipcture. Is there any way ...
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How to backup Viber chat message to Gmail automatically?

I see that Viber app has the feature of backing up message and send email. I want to do that automatically so as all my Viber messages are safely backuped. How can I do that with Viber app?
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Latest Gmail update is not working on my Samsung Galaxy S3

I have the Gmail app installed and in the latest update it said we could reply to emails directly from the drop-down status bar without having to open the app. I don't see any feature like this. How ...
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How to edit doc from mail attachment in drive?

I have an email with a .doc or .xls attachment and I wanted to copy some text from it. JB 4.2 opens it by default with the "document viewer app", which doesn't allow copy/paste. I tried downloading ...
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Can not receive some mails sent by SMS Backup+ Android app when using Gmail mail delegate feature

I currently backup my Android phone data using SMS Backup+. Data entries are written to Gmail: e.g. each phone call is logged as one message labeled with the call log tag and automatically archived. ...
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Some Emails Not Pushed to Gmail App

I have 2 accounts within Outlook 2007 - work email through Microsoft Exchange and a Gmail IMAP account. I have a rule set where email sent to the work account will also be copied to the Inbox of the ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Create a Gmail address for a Google account but use another email as the login

I want to add a Gmail address to my account (that I will not use) but I don't want that address to be my main address (i.e. my login) for Google, because I already use me@example.com everywhere. I ...
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How to remove Samsung native email app from Galaxy S2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? How can you uninstall an app that you didn't install on your Droid? How can I uninstall built-in ...
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How to sync my contacts with their gmail account?

I have bought Nexus 4 and i have imported phone contacts from my older Phone. I don't have email id for many of the contacts,i have just their phone numbers alone. Now i want to sync them with their ...
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gmail on galaxy get chopped

"I am experiencing a strange situation with my gmail-emails on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Verizon phone, When I view my emails on my phone they get chopped and part of them totally disappear and cannot ...
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Gmail app vs. browser, in terms of data consumption

Does the Gmail app use more data than just using a web browser to check my emails?
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How to multi select emails in browser or Gmail app?

I want to do something like below given question in Android, is it possible to do in browser or Gmail or any other email app? Is there any way to easily select multiple messages in Gmail?
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Synchronize Gmail but not contacts

I have a phone with Android 4.2.2. I want to sync my mails but not my contacts. The problem is that it seems to be joined in my phone. When I go to Settings > Account > Google I can activate ...
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Gmail Notifications

Recently I seem to have stopped getting notification when I receive new emails on Gmail. I used to get these until a few weeks back. I have a Nexus 4 with the Android 4.2.2 and I am running the ...
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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 ...
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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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Issue Updating Google Apps - “Not Signed Correctly”

First and forehand, I am running JB 4.2.2 AOKP on my AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3. I have the latest gapps package installed after every time I flash an update to my ROM. For some reason though, ...
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Stuck on the Gmail inbox

When I click on Gmail app, it takes me directly to my inbox. I cannot get out of it. I also cannot find my contacts, or the sign-in or sign-out page. I tried to uninstall it, but it would not let me. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Gmail app - cancel notification but see number of unread

I have two problems with the Gmail app: I'm using LauncherPro and have the Gmail app icon in the down task-bar, but I don't see the unread mail count. How can I make the unread number appear there? ...
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Should I reset my phone and how do I back up my phone's data?

I've got a new Telstra Smart-Touch Next Generation and I logged on to my G-mail account so I could use the calender and other apps. After a while I realised that my credit was being eaten up bit by ...
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Sprint HTC shift: delete all gmail contacts with no phone number

After syncing my phone with a gmail account, all of my gmail contacts were loaded onto my phone... Now any app that pulls all my phone's contacts, such as RingDroid, will include hundreds of email ...
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gmail account recovery with android phone

Say I have attached my android phone to a gmail account and specify that phone for account recovery. If I am locked out of the gmail account, will I be able to operate the phone sufficiently to ...