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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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Launch Linkedin app from Gmail link rather than browser

Background Currently, when I receive an email from LinkedIn, let's use the example of an invitation to connect, I'll select the link from the Gmail app which will open the mobile LinkedIn site via my ...
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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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Turning off LED light for Gmail notifications on Galaxy S4

I have email notifications turned off on Galaxy S4 and I'm still getting the blue LED indicator every time I receive an email from Gmail. How do I turn that off?
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How to change Gmail sync frequency in ICS?

I am using a stock Nexus S that has been upgraded to ICS 4.0.3. I have noticed that Gmail syncs far less frequently since the upgrade - at the moment it appears to be syncing approximately every 8 ...
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Gmail android app Google Drive Attachment without download?

If you add a Google Drive file as attachment to an email in the Gmail Android app, will the file be downloaded to the device first and then be uploaded again on sending, or will it be sent directly ...
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Google Hangouts: Conflicting online status information

Another "I don't quite understand what is going on in Google Hangouts" type of question.... So - when I view Hangouts via my Android app (running under KitKat), my girlfriend's status is ALWAYS shown ...
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Android spammy ad highjacking

This past day my Android tablet has been showing me invasive fullscreen ads (for Candy Crush, as it turns out, which I've never downloaded) while I've been using skype and gmail app. About one ...
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gmail won't sync to my phone

For some reason Gmail won't sync to my phone. When i signed in with an account settings-->accounts-->google i entered my email address. Then I unselected everything for sync but the Gmail because ...
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How can I view all of my attachments from gmail?

When I search in Gmail app for files that were attached to emails, Gmail can't find them. Is there a way to see all of my attachments from Gmail? 3rd-party apps would be acceptable too.
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No exchange option in gmail “add account” drop down

I cannot see exchange account option on gmail add account. Gmail version 5.0.1. How to rectify this?
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Gmail app links are not clickable

For some reason any link that comes into my gmail app inside an email is not clickable. Whenever I want to browse to the link I have to drag select the link. I have a default Nexus 5. I have not made ...
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Exchange Email on Android 5.1

I recently upgraded my Nexus 5 to Android 5.1. Now my corporate exchange email no longer updates. I can not send or receive emails. I had my local IT department check it out and they can not find ...
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Where does Inbox (by Gmail) store downloaded attachments?

I'm receiving email with attachments on Google Inbox. While online, I could open the attachments. Later I would be offline and would like to access those attachments. So, anyone knows the path where ...
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Gmail App crashing when printing email from App

When I am trying to print an email from the Gmail App, it is crashing and saying unfortunately Gmail has stopped. Device : Moto G 2nd Generation Lollipop 5.0.2 Please tell me what could I do in ...
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GMail stopped working last night (CM 11)

I've been running CyanogenMod 11 (11-2014112-SNAPSHOT-M12-d2lte) on my Sprint Galaxy S3 since December. Last night I saw a message flash on the screen saying something like "Android is updating", ...
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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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Why don't I get notifications for sub-folders using Gmail app? Notifications is checked [duplicate]

For some reason, I don't get email notifications in folders outside of the default 'Inbox' folder. When I check my settings for the account, 'Email notifications' is checked. When I go to "Folder ...
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Logout from Gmail account without logging out Google Play Store account

I tried logging out the account on Gmail, but it logged out the Play Store as well. How can I logout of my Gmail account without logging out of the Google Play Store? Is it possible?
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Lollipop: override security policies (specifically lock screen/Exchange/Office 365)

When I used Android 4.4 (KitKat) on my Nexus 5 I could ignore certain security policies such as a requirement to have a PIN code to unlock the lock screen. After upgrading to Lollipop and the move of ...
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Prevent autocomplete of addresses from gmail in android email application

I use my Galaxy S3 for both work and personal email messaging. I use gmail for personal and the stock email application, synced to Microsoft Exchange, for work email. However, when I compose an email ...
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Can I Create new Labels in Android Gmail App?

Gmail App in my Android device shows correctly all the labels that I created using Gmail through web interface. Can I create new labels in Gmail App on Android device using Gmail App? Also, ...
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Quick way to show unread emails in inbox in Gmail app?

Is there a quick (menu / tap) way of viewing the unread emails in your inbox? Or at least showing the unread emails at the top of the list of emails, in other words sorted by unread/read ...
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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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How to show only gmail's contacts in the Contacts app?

I have recently reinstalled Android due to some problems with the SD Card. I decided to keep all my contacts only in Gmail, as a centralized solution to avoid problems in the future. I do not want ...
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How do I undo “always display images from this sender” on Android gmail?

I accidentally clicked 'Always Display Imnages from This Sender' and was wondering if there's a way to undo this setting in Android gmail. It's straightforward to undo on web Gmail, but not the same ...
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how to transfer google contacts on S3 to phone memory for car syncing

new car has mobile sync which recognises samsung SIII, the old car didn't. Unfortunately all the contacts on my phone are in "google" contacts rather than the phone which the car system syncs with. ...
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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 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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Clear “Recent Labels” list in Gmail

It's bugged me for awhile that Gmail shows a "Recent Labels" list when viewing the labels. Does anyone know how to clear this list or even remove it? Gmail: 4.7.1 OS: Jelly Bean - 4.1.2
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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 ...
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SMS sent automatically with message “HouslistacZ GMAIL” to unknown number

My phone has been sending the following message automatically about once a week since I bought it 1 year ago. As far as I see, there is no scheduled time for sending this message and the message ...
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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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Contacts and tasks missing from Gmail app

I am somewhat new to Android. I would like to know why the Contacts and Tasks functionality which is found in the web version of Gmail is missing from the Android Gmail app. Where can I find these? ...
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Gmail consuming GB of data

My Gmail app has a huge problem: only in this month it has consumed around 1 GB of mobile data, and 22GB of wifi data. Today even though I haven't used mail at all, I have consumed 400MB of wifi data ...
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Unable to send attachment from Gmail using browser

I want to send PDF, and DOC file using Gmail on Sony Xperia. But there is no option to add attachment on Google Chrome, Firefox or Dolphin. Also, when I open Gmail on stock browser with desktop ...
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Messages stuck in outbox of Gmail app, but only for Gmail

I noticed messages were not being sent from the Gmail app. I checked to make sure auto sync is enabled and it is. Any ideas? Beside the message it just says sending. I have other email accounts used ...
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how to move cell phone info to the computer

i have a Motorola xt1056 and it has a virus but it rings and charges I wanted to find out if there is a way to move my contacts and messages from my phone to my computer I have a laptop windows 7
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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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Tap Phone Number in Gmail Email No Longer Working

I received an Android update this morning and since then I have been unable to tap a phone number in a Gmail email and then it is automatically sent to my phone dialer. Thus allowing me to dial the ...
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Can I snooze notifications for -one- email account for a period of time?

I would really prefer not to be notified about work email on Sundays. But I really need it to be on Monday through Saturday. Is there a way to turn off those notifications on a schedule?
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Line spacing issue when writing an e-mail draft in the Gmail app

When writing an e-mail draft in the Gmail app, 2 line breaks (e.g. between two paragraphs) get transform into 1 line break with large line spacing when I edit the draft using Gmail web interface on my ...
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Is it possible to use Gmail Android app without SSL?

I'm interested on using my email without SSL on my Android phone, yet I haven't been able to find the option to do it or to load the emails server without SSL. I want to be sure it's not possible ...
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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 remove the picture next to my name in gmail

here is my problem. I recently bought an samsung s4 Active. When I started using it I noticed that there was a random picture next to my name on all my outgoing emails from my phone. The picture is a ...
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Gmail app duplicate notifications - one for Inbox and again for Custom Label

I am getting 2 notifications for the same email, both from the Gamil app. One notification is for the Inbox and the other is for a custom Label. I do not want two notifications for the same email, so ...
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Can't login with Gmail App/Play Store on tablet; Username/Password OK on desktop web browser

I've spent the last 15 or 30 minutes trying to login to the Gmail app and the Play Store on an ASUS TF-101 tablet. During the same time, I've visited a desktop computer, logged out, re-entered the ...
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How can I Have Separate Alerts for Email and SMS?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 4.2.2. Currently both SMS and Email notifications have the same sound. Before I was on this phone I was on an iPhone and this was easy to change. I ...
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Replacement app for reading Gmail without Conversation View [closed]

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 ...