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How to turn off duplicate email notification messages?

Recently bought a Samsung Galaxy 2. There's a built-in app for both Gmail and general e-mail. I've been using the general e-mail app. I'm finding that I'm getting notifications from both apps for ...
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Gmail app on LG Optimus U doesn't get email anymore

I have an LG Optimus U from US Cellular and I use the stock Gmail app. A few days ago, it stopped receiving any new emails. When I click on refresh it doesn't do anything, just fails silently. Also, ...
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Synchronization does not work

HTC magic Android 1.6 A couple of weeks ago the built in sync of mail, contacts and calendar stopped working. Sync is activated for all three and it seems to sync sometimes, but not all the time as ...
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Can I have Gmail and Inbox by Gmail installed together

I am a Gmail user but would like to try Inbox by Gmail. But.. I don't want to have Gmail removed as part of the "upgrade". Is this possible?
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Gmail app not displaying status bar notifications

I recently got an Samsung Galaxy S3, and I prefer the GMail app than the default mail client (the one with the red seal). The default mail client seems to autocheck for email and displays a ...
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New emails not showing up in Gmail app

I have 2 different Android devices: a Samsung Galaxy Reverb phone and a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 tablet. On both devices, I have just recently noticed that the official Gmail app is no longer showing ...
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How do I delete a Non - primary Gmail account from Gmail app 4.3.1?

This was easy to do before the upgrade, now it doesn't do this. It doesn't make sense to have to do a factory reset! It's less intuitive!
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How to make Gmail in Android ask for user name and password as in laptop? [duplicate]

In my Samsung Galaxy Grand whenever I select the Gmail icon, it automatically takes me into the inbox, it doesn't ask me to give credentials like we do in laptop/desktop. So the problem is when ...
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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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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.
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How can I sign out from gmail in my Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How-to unlink the main Google account from android device without a factory reset Logout from Gmail on my device I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia. I have logged in on it ...
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How can I set notifications for gmail on the new version of the gmail app (2.3.5.2)

I recently installed CM7.1 (stable version for SGS). This has a new version of the gmail app (2.3.5.2). Unlike previous versions, this has no control for notifications. I like my mail to arrive ...
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Deleting emails in the online GMail list, does not delete them on my Android 2.2 Samsung Galaxy S, is this normal?

This morning I decided to clean up my emails list in my gmail account using the Windows wb browser. However when I opened the gmail application on my Samsung Galaxy S running Froyo 2.2, the emails I ...
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Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?

Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?
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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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Displaying all images automatically in the gmail app?

Is there any setting in the gmail app to show images automatically when you open an email instead of pressing on the little links?
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Syncing fails after changing Google Apps user's email

A few days ago, I changed the primary email of a Google Apps user from user@domaina.com to user@domainb.com Ever since doing so, Android refuses to sync using either the new or old email address, but ...
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Can not delete picture from Android phone

An image someone sent me to my gmail, has ended up on my phone gallery, I am unable to delete. Any ideas?
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Can I share some Google stuff without sharing Gmail?

I have a Nexus 4 and my wife just got an HTC One. I'd like to share accounts in Google play so that we can share app purchases. I'd also like to share Google music, contacts, and some other things. I ...
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Sync Google contact photo to Android phone

I created a contact a while back of a friend, just her name and mobile number. Today I added her Gmail address to the phonebook in her contact card. When I go into Gmail Contacts I see her Google+ ...
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Some Google Apps Accounts Stuck On “Waiting for Sync”

I have several Google Apps (Free Edition) and one traditional Gmail acct set into my Nexus 4 (stock 4.2.2). All accts use 2FA (2 factor authentication). Using the gmail app, all (GApps & Gmail) ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Android L GMail app remove default account

I currently have Android L (5.0.1) installed on my Nexus 5. I thought my phone had a problem with syncing but it turns out that my GMail app keeps trying to sync my email address with GMail. I have an ...
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A hidden exchange account

Yesterday my Nexus 7 (first gen) upgraded OTA from Android 4.x to 5.0.2 (Lollipop). After the upgrade completed I opened the Gmail app and it now shows both my normal Google account and my business ...
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Replacement app for reading Gmail without Conversation View

I'm trying to help my sister who has a Gmail account that she wants to read on her Galaxy S5 (with the standard T-Mobile Android install). She has the "standard" Gmail app, but it looks like there's ...
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Automatic deletion of new mail gmail notification on android when already read online

If I get a new mail in gmail I am happy to see the notification for this. But if I had read the mail on web gmail on a desktop pc already I don't want to see a notification. Is there a setting in ...
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old gmails visible after password change

My tablet has crashed and gone in for repair. I have changed my gmail password but all my old emails are clearly visible. How can I prevent them from being viewed.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 - how to get all my email address from mailbox into contacts?

In my Gmail i have total 3000 Emails (inbox, sent item, important etc). But all 3000 Email address is not in my Google Contact list. how can i export email address from the Gmail inbox/sent ...
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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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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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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 ...