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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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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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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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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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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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Gmail battery usage ~ 85%, causing N7 to not even last 14 hours, I have added an email account

I do know "quite a bit" (I've developed for Android) so I have a theory. My phone and tablet have always had my gmail and a few common email accounts on them to sync. The sync frequency is 5 ...
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Turning off LED light for email notifications

I have email notifications turned off on Galaxy S4 and i'm still getting the blue led indicator every time i receive an email (gmail). How do i stop that?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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'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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to hide Gmail address on Lollipop's lockscreen notifications?

I have a Moto G (2nd Generation) with Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) which I updated to last night. How does one hide or keep one's private Gmail address from appearing in Gmail lockscreen notifications? ...
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How can I disable notification for a specific gmail account during certain hours?

My work and personal emails are attached to my phone. I'd like to avoid getting any notifications of work emails after hours. If this can be done with Tasker, I can't figure out how. I can disable ...
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Exchange mobile sync has been disabled using gmail

My Exchange mobile sync has been disabled twice already by the exchange server. The reason is that the corporate policy is to disable mobile sync when a connection is attempted from a different device ...
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How to turn off image for particular sender in Gmail app?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. My question is related with Gmail v5.0.1 (1642443). First see below given image. The red bordered option is used to turn on image in email from particular sender. ...
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when sending emails from Email app, device alters from email to gmail account

I Have a Galaxy 5 sport, running 4.4.2. it is not rooted or jailbroken. I have 3 email addresses through the Mail app, plus the required Gmail app. Lately if I send an email through the Mail app ...
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Removing Gmail account from Gmail app, but keeping it in Google Inbox app

On my Android I run the Google Inbox app as my personal email client. I run the Gmail app for my company mail. Problem for me is that since I have my personal Gmail account synced with my phone it ...
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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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How can I access the Gmail contacts on an Android tablet?

I am helping a friend who has an Android tablet with an app for Gmail. Her mail contacts appear if she starts typing a name, but she wants to be able to go to Contacts and check off multiple people to ...
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Invalid Username

Anyone know please help me. My Issues is That my Gmail can't be sign in by gmail or email apps also the Google Internet the computer said invalid username but why the games i played are allowed me ...
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Make play store recommendations from other people disappear

For some reason my android phone and tablet still try to recommend things that my ex is rating highly. I am not sure where it is getting the idea that i would care she was but is no longer my 1 ...
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Why does accepting Calendar invites open a browser? Can I prevent it?

I'm on an unrooted Galaxy Nexus, and using stock Gmail and Calendar apps on Android 4.1.1. But I am using Chrome rather than the stock browser. When I get a invite from a Gmail user to my Gmail ...
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How can I customize which Gmail notifications are shown in the notification bar?

I receive dozen of useless newsletters everyday from my school, at the same time the same addresses may send a few important e-mails that I need to read ASAP. How can I setup the Gmail client and the ...
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Gmail or Inbox not loading mails

I'm using gmail and inbox in my browser, they just work fine. However, on Android the Gmail app or Inbox app both displays nothing left whereas I do have emails in my inbox. If I try to switch in ...
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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 install Gmail apk on emulator (from Android Development Tools, ADT)?

I'm working on an email app for Android, and I'd like to install the Gmail apk on my emulator in order to test it. How can I do that? I have seen tutorials on how to do it on windows, but I'm ...
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Google Inbox on Android. Any way to receive a notification for each new message in a conversation?

If I have a conversation with unread messages, I get no new notifications for new messages in the conversation. Is there a way to get these notifications?