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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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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1answer
396 views

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 ...
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Samsung S2 not deleting sent emails on gmail

I have a samsung s2 all other parts of the Gmail is syncing. But in the sent items on my phone there are about 10 sent emails that are not on my online account (have deleted there) and when I try and ...
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Displaying profile picture in Gmail App

I've got an ICS device, when I send SMS messages, G+ messages or GoogleTalk message my avatar appears beside each email. When I send emails through my GMail account in a browser my profile picture ...
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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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1answer
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Wrong label color in gmail 2.3.3

I recently created a label on gmail via web, and assigned it a color. On the app on my Nexus S it shows as the default color instead, while all the other labels have the correct color. I've tried to ...
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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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How do I clear out some information recorded in Google accounts?

I have a phone that is running Android. I have several Gmail accounts setup on the phone, many of which belong to my family members who are computer illiterate while a couple of the accounts are my ...
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3answers
46k views

Logout from Gmail on my device

It bothers me that my Android Phone is permanently logged into my Gmail account. I want to logout from the device and somehow make the phone ask for username/password when connecting to my account. ...
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Is it possible to use the GMail “Call Phone” functionality on Android without Google Voice?

I'm outside the US so don't have access to Google Voice. On the GMail web page, if you enable chat, you can see a "Call Phone" option which allows you to call land line phones from the web page. Is ...
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3answers
4k views

Logging in with a non-gmail account

I got here an ePad running Android 2.3 and I want to set up Market on it for its owner. He doesn't have a Gmail account, neither he wants one. I have just made a Google account that is associated with ...
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Gmail notifications aren't working as expected

Gmail notification doesn't work correctly for me. I think it happened after the latest Gmail application upgrade. I tried to clear Gmail data and cache, but to no avail. I get new email ...
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How to change gmail synch frequency in ICS

I am using a stock Nexus S that has been upgraded to ICS 4.0.3. I have noticed that gmail synchs far less frequently since the upgrade - at the moment it appears to be synching aprox every 8 hours. I ...
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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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2answers
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Get iPhone contacts into Gmail [duplicate]

I have an Android phone and imported all my contacts from Gmail. Most of my old contacts weren't in Gmail, but on the iPhone 3GS. Now getting the iPhone contacts into Gmail is proving to be a huge ...
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258 views

Multiple gmails in Android phone?

Is it possible have many gmail -accounts in Android phone? I want to have 2nd verification gmail and some non-2nd-verification gmails in the same phone with different security settings -- like ...
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6answers
30k views

How to disable or remove Gmail account from my Android

I don't want to receive email on my Android device, so how do I remove my Gmail account from it? I realize that I need to have my Gmail account associated to the device, and that I would need to ...
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0answers
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GMail stops syncing after an hour or so [closed]

A few days ago I noticed that sometimes emails were getting stuck in the Outbox in GMail on my Samsung Droid Charge. That was when I noticed that my Inbox count was showing unread messages, but the ...
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4k views

Google Mail missing in Cyanogenmod (gApps)?

I installed Cyanogenmod and noticed that Google Mail is missing. I can't install it form the Market either. Market, Talk and so on are there, just Google Mail is missing. How can I install Google ...
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4k views

Why doesn't the Gmail app delete my e-mails permanently?

Android 2.2 on an LG GT540. If I delete an email from my inbox in the default Gmail application then the email is in the trash, OK. But why isn't there any options to delete the e-mail from my trash? ...
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How do I get a gmail account on my htc cha cha?

I live in China and when I go to accounts it's not an option to add a gmail one, any software i can download? /: help please.
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3answers
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Sync Android contacts to Gmail

I am trying to backup contacts from my phone (Galaxy S, Android 2.2.1) to Gmail account. The procedure I found on the Internet goes as follows: Open Contacts Menu -> Import/Export -> Export ...
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1answer
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GMail - notify until read?

I'm a new Android user with a Motorola X2 running Android 2.3.4 and the GMail app version 2.3.5.2. I have a set of labels set up and custom notifications enabled for those that I need to have ...
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How to force Gmail/Android to request password every time for google account [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Logout from Gmail on my device I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace running Android 2.3.3. Is it possible to force Gmail or any google related apps to request my password ...
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Why does Android GMail app pop an icon for new mail when I delete a message in web GMail?

I have my GMail Android app set to notify on new messages. However, it ALSO pops up notifications when I simply delete an existing (new or read) message from the web-based gmail.com Is there an ...
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Incredible2 and Gmail notifications

My wife has an HTC Droid Incredible 2, unrooted, running Android 2.3.4, HTC Sense 2.1. If she gets a Gmail email, the notification appears in the notification bar AND it plays a notification sound. ...
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HTML signature in Gmail app

Is it possible to set a HTML signature in the Android Gmail app somehow? I set something like <a href="http://myurl">mytitle</a> as a signature but the HTML tags didn't parse. If you ...
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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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Just enabled 2-factor authentication for gmail, now on my Android phone I get “Sign-in error” to my google account [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google's 2-step verification As per today's Stackexchange Podcast I took Jeff's advice and enabled 2-factor authentication for my gmail account. However now when my ...
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Need only one icon in the top notification bar for multiple Gmail accounts

I am trying to figure out how to have only one notification icon on the top notification bar for an incoming e-mail for any of my multiple Gmail accounts. This was the way Gmail worked on my phone ...
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3answers
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Not able to login in Gtalk when using GPRS connection working perfectly when using WIFI connection

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S2. I am not able to log in to Gtalk or Gmail. The apps cannot load conversations when using a GPRS connection (error message: could not connect to server). But when I ...
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How to save attachment from Gmail?

I've got two MP3 files from my friend via Gmail. How can I save them to my phone? There is only a Preview button...
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Is the Google GMail client able to download attachments for arbitrary file types?

I emailed myself an epub the other day and went to the GMail app (v 2.3.5) on my android phone to download it. While it showed me the attachment, I could not figure out how to download it. The email ...
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2answers
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Stop Android GMail from receiving GTalk offline messages notifications?

I've been trying to find a way to stop getting notifications on my phone when I receive offline messages to my GTalk account. It's highly annoying to be falling asleep and suddenly receive an email ...
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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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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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Gmail app: how can I change the sender address?

I'm using Gmail for all mail related stuff, but the main address I use is not my "real" Gmail address, but something like myname@mydomain.com. I have set up that adress as a sender in Gmail, so every ...
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How can I make the GMail app open to the accounts page when using multiple accounts

When I open the Gmail application, it opens the last inbox I looked at. Is there a way to make it always open to the "Accounts" page instead? I have an HTC incredible 2 if that matters.
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Why aren't there notifications for updates to built-in applications?

On July 29th, Google released an update for the Gmail application, that brought it to version 2.3.5. Since I had version 2.3.4, I was expecting to be notified of the update shortly as I had for ...
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Can application upgrades happen automatically, even if you have it turned off in marketplace?

I thought I had turned off all the automatic upgrades for the apps on my phone (T-Mobile G2 w/ Froyo). However, yesterday, I got a notice that said that I had new GMail and described the new ...
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Can I create a specific ringtone for email from specific people?

Is there any way at all to set it up so that I can have a different notification sound for different email senders? In other words, if I get an email from Fred, can I have a different notification ...
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Disable priority inbox on Android Gmail application?

I suspect that there isn't a way to do this, but just in case... Is there any way to disable Priority Inbox on the Android Gmail application? I don't use this feature and can disable it in the web ...
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1answer
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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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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 Hebrew support

My Gmail app on the Galaxy S2 stock app shows Hebrew reversed and left to right. How can I fix this?