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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Can't find Google Contacts in Gmail app

I have my Google Contacts on my PC. I've got sync contacts activated on my Galaxy Note 3 and I just re-synced Google. But when I open my Gmail app on my phone I can't even find the contacts link. I ...
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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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Can I delete Gmail account on Android safely without affecting my Gmail on computer?

Can I delete my Gmail account from my phone without the Gmail and Google account (with contacts, photos, etc) being deleted from my computer?
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Multiple Gmail Accounts

Am I able to add a second email address to my phone. On the iPad I know you can have an inbox for multiple email addresses. Can I do this so I have my personal emails and a secondary one in the gmail ...
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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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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 does the gmail apps notify once feature work?

I have been looking into the settings to make gmail better for myself however one thing I couldn't get my head around is the notify once option. If I receive an email I get notified, if I get another ...
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Why does no sound play in video file downloaded from Gmail browser?

i have a small video clip in my gmail account (attachment), and when i click it on gmail browser, it gets downloaded (i guess to "album"?), and when played, no sound comes out. How to turn sound on? ...
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I forgot the Google account name that I used for buying apps on Google Play, can I recover it somehow?

I am not sure if this fits here, but I saw a couple of other account related questions, so I'm giving it a shot. I just resetted my phone and forgot to take note of one of the two Google accounts I ...
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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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Frequent login failure on Yahoo Mail from GMail app

I have added my Yahoo Mail account to Gmail app on my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Note 3, latest Gmail version) However, ~5 times out of 6, the app fails to log in to Yahoo (the username/pwd and ...
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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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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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Retreiving all contact numbers

I shattered the face of my Samsung S3, it still worked until today. I had purchased new replacement parts. After removing the cover I guess I damaged the LED screen, nothing comes up now. I purchased ...
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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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unable to add gmail account in cyanogen os7.2

when i tred to add gmail account in my android (cynogen 7.2 OS), it is asking domain and server names to be filled. can some one help me in this.
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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 ...
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how can a phone number get added to my contacts with out asking me

I noticed in my contacts under my own phone number profile that there was a 2nd number added to my home# tab . I never have seen that number in my life I never have called or text that number. I did a ...
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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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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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Revert update of Gmail app

Is it possible to revert the latest update of the Gmail app for Android?
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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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Opening attachments from email apps failing randomly

I am unable to open OR download attachments from my gmail or inbox our stock email apps, from any of the multiple apps for viewing available. I don't have any default apps set for various file types, ...
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Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone? [closed]

Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?
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How to know how much recent activity has been seen by a person having access to my Gmail account?

My estranged wife has possession of my phone. I locked her out of Gmail access as soon as possible. Despite my efforts I can't view from my PC in my security settings how much recent activity she saw ...
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Not being able to sign into gmail account

Kindly help, I am not able to sign into my google account in my new android phone with lollipop OS. I always get the message "Sorry, there seems to be a problem, Please try again" Binod Khandelwal
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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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Why do I get a second Gmail notification as soon as I open the first one?

I have configured my Gmail app to also check my (non-Google) work email account. Now whenever I get a new email notification, as soon I tap on it and open the message, a second notification appears, ...
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Having a different icon for a specific email in my Gmail App on Android

I have 3 different email accounts under the GMAIL APP on Android. How could I have a different notification icon for one of the accounts so I know right away if I have email in that account?
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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 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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Add a screenshot as attachment in Gmail android 5

How can I use a screenshot as an attachment in android 5? I really don't get why this is so hard, I can only select files from my drive. To find the screenshot I had to go to Photos -> menu -> device ...
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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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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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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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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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What happens to my google account if I factory reset?

I've been using this Android phone for just over a year, but I'm worried about my Gmail and Google account which is connected to my phone. I want to change the email address on my Android because it's ...
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How to switch a Google account without resetting a phone?

On my Android LG Optimus Dynamic phone I originally entered an incorrect email when setting up the Google account to use. I want to switch emails now, but when I add the correct account and then try ...
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Android prompting Gmail automatically

Friend has Android phone and needed to use it for the ID code when he needed to reset his password. Now the phone is automatically prompting Gmail login screen. Is there a setting available to keep ...
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Using multiple Google accounts in device but don't want some of them to show up anywhere in Hangouts app's menu

I have five different Google accounts (my personal Gmail account used as the primary account and others for different Google Apps for Business email addresses), Gmail, Hangouts, and more, all work ...
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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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How to sync gmail sent only by specific contacts?

I used to be an email-on-the-phone junkie. Then, I read 4 Hour Work Week, which convinced me to un-sync my email (gmail) from my phone (Samsung S3). I started checking my email once per day on my ...
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How can I set up my Google account without syncing Gmail?

I got a Nexus 7 tablet. Is it possible to use my Google account just to download apps and for backup purpose? I'd rather not see my emails, chats and contacts on the device as it's not with me all ...
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Add work email address to Gmail on an Android device

I want to install my work email address on gmail on an Android device. The device is a Samsung 10" with Lollipop 5.1.1. Gmail version is 5.3.9xxxxxx. Following this: ...
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Can I get a shortcut on home screen to open gmail with a specific search string?

I can add a shortcut/widget to home screen to directly open a particular label in Gmail app, but I want a shortcut to open Gmail with the results of a search string loaded. I can't do this with gmail ...
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Granting device admin previlage to email account

I am connecting my gmail app(or any e mail application) to my office e mail using exchange. It asks me to add the mail app as a Device administrator for my phone. So that it can Erase all data,Set ...
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How to create filter in mobile Gmail?

Opening a message on my phone/tablet and I want to create a filter for that message but I cannot see where to do it. The same thing can be found from the top right menu when using the web version of ...
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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 on Android device using Gmail App? Also, ideally, ...
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Strange email under my contact which cannot be removed

I have a contacts issue. My Mom, lets call her A Holland for example, is showing an unknown email address in her contact card on my Android phone. It shows her actual address then a second bogus one. ...
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Downloading attachments

Google took me to this site. Gmail app download button is opaque. Apparently sdcard/Downloads is the plaCe to look. Download exists on my Sony tablet but does not include the file I "downloaded". is ...