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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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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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I lost my backup sim card so i can't able to open my gmail.?

I Can't sign in my gmail account. Because am enabled 2-steps verification but i lost my sim card . how can I open my gmail account without my backup phone .? please help me..
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Gmail won't retrieve emails automatically after lollipop 5.1 upgrade

I have a Motorola Moto 4G 2nd gen and since purchase I have used google's gmail application for my email. Everything worked fine. I would receive emails very quickly without having to do much. ...
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How can I view SMTP headers in gmail app?

I'd like to view the full SMTP headers of a message in my gmail app, but haven't found a way to do so. I've also also tried the Web client, but it displays a tablet-specific view, even when I've ...
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How to Open, Modify any android phone App Through Google dashboard?

I logged into my Google dashboard through Gmail and choose my Current Phone and saw all the installed App of my Android phone. I tried find the option to open or modify any app but not successful. ...
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Android 2.3.3 and scheduling gmail sync intervals/avoid “push”

Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread (Casio Commando gz1 c771) Gmail app version 2.3.6 No scheduling option for gmail sync with Android 2.3.3 or gmail 2.3.6 Can only toggle sync on/off. If on it's it's in "...
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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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Google Inbox attachment opening forever on mobile data

I know this might be off topic, but hopefully someone here has found a solution for it, as I am unable to. The Android Google Inbox app allows one to view emails, etc. But when I attempt to open an ...
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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 (temporarily)?...
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Can I still use live.com for my contacts 'hub' on Android?

I'm switching from a Lumia 1020 (Windows Phone 8.1) to a OnePlus3 (Android M I think). I bought into the MS live.com setup for contacts so all my contact phone numbers and addresses and facebook ...
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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 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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How-to unlink the main Google account from android device without a factory reset

While setting up my HTC Hero phone, I have entered my gmail account in the setup. But now I want to remove it (I don;t want to change with another account). How do I do it ? I have searched a lot on ...
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Find text within an email in GMail or Inbox by GMail

Mailing list digests are generally very long. They contain multiple emails concatenated together with an index and my traditional approach to reading a single email on the desktop is to use Ctrl+F (...
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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 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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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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Get notifications from Inbox mobile app for reminders, but not emails?

This question applies to the Google Inbox mobile app. I do not want notifications for random incoming emails as I'm trying to only check email twice a day. I do want notifications for reminders, as ...
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How to remotely log out all web-based Gmail sessions from my Android phone

Can I remotely sign out all web sessions of Gmail from my Android phone? This question explains how to do this from the Gmail website with a standard web browser. This doesn’t work from my phone ...
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Change personal name associated with email address

In the Gmail app our with any other Google app, how do I change the user name associated with one of my email addresses / Google accounts? Thanks.
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How does Gmail sync in Marshmallow?

For the life of me I can't figure out how Gmail syncs in Marshmallow. Sometimes an email or two will be instantaneous, as if push is involved, but then subsequent messages appear to arrive by the app ...
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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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Create new Labels in 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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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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Error deleting Google account from Samsung Galaxy S4

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android Lollipop (5.0.01). I created a new Google account and then added it to the device; when I triee to delete the old Google Account from the device I ...
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Disable gmail notifications for certain labels during certain hours

I want to shut off gmail notifications (not SMS or calls) for specific labels (not all labels) from 11 pm to 8:30 am every day. Turning off sync (or turning off all notifications) during those hours ...
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Gmail app doesn't sync email at all when on Mobile Data

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and I love the new Gmail app. Works awesome. My only problem is that it doesn't sync emails (I don't receive any new notifications when new emails arrive, I have to manually ...
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Exchange Corporate Email Using Citrix Worx Home (XenMobile) on Gmail App

My corporate android device running 4.4.2 uses the stock email app using certificates created by enrolling the device with Citrix's Worx Home app. This works with our exchange email servers. I noticed ...
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Gmail ask every 20s for SMS permission

Since the last update on my Huawei to Android 6.0, and even after configuring things properly, Gmail is displaying a message every 20 seconds asking for me to activate the sms permission. The problem ...
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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 app - increase font size when sending

I'm not asking about how to increase font size of emails I have received or how to zoom in those emails. I am asking about how increase font size of emails that I compose and send in the Gmail ...
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Nexus 5X, Gmail draining battery after may update

Ever since the may update, the gmail app has been consuming a crazy amount of battery. My battery used to last like 16 hours, now it's only like 5 hours. Anyone else experience this?
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Can't Manual-Sync email after selectively disabling Auto-Sync - Android 5.1

So I have two Google Accounts linked to my phone. The first is my private account which I would like to auto-sync (IE push notifications as soon as an email is received). The second is my work's ...
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I'm trying to change gmail notification sound; I select an mp3 file, but it shows as “silent”

on my Elephone P9000, I'm trying to change the notification sound for incoming emails. I go to the gmail app, settings, select the email account, Email notifications is turned on and I select the ...
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Error: “Unfortunately, Gmail has stopped”, on arrival of an email

Every time I receive an email, this message shows up on my Droid Unfortunately, Gmail has stopped. How can I remedy this situation?
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Nothing shows in all mail on the Galaxy Note 5

I just purchased the Galaxy Note 5 and I'm using the Gmail app. All of the labels work fine except the all mail. When I go to all labels I see that next to the name "All Mail" I have 99+ messages but ...
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Deleting unwanted contacts after accidental account sync

A friend borrowed my phone when they forgot theirs. They had to log into their Gmail to get their contacts to find where they left the phone. When they added their account, it was synced to my phone. ...
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unable to launch Google calendar ics file attachment

I received an gmail from my sons baseball coach with a Google calendar ics attachment file for the seasons schedule. When I click on the attachment in the email while on my Alcatel onetouch FierceXL ...
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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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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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Backup gmail emails offline

I have an Android 4.1 phone. When I typically login into my gmail app, even if I am offline, I can see / read already downloaded emails. So, I have those two questions: Where are those emails saved ...
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Disable Gmail app swipe to delete for IMAP account

The Gmail default action swipe to archive make sense for Google accounts. Now, when I added a normal IMAP account, the swipe action is defaulted to delete, which is dangerous. Are there any way to ...
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Remotely remove all phone's data

I gave my phone away without removing the photos on it,now I know the gmail's account on that current phone. Is there a way to remove all the data,or at least the photos on that phone,when I have the ...
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How to search for a specific email in a long thread in GMail for Android?

My inbox is full of long conversations (threads), each of them often having 50 or more emails. I find that the search function in the GMail app on Android is virtually useless with an inbox like this. ...
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Gmail: “Couldn't sign in” error with latest version, but other google apps sync just fine. Older Gmail version works fine

While using the latest version of the Gmail app: 6.3.117716127, I cannot sync my mail whatsoever. Update: 6.4.120760496 has the same issue. Please note that this is NOT a universal "Google" sign in ...
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Canceling the sending of a queued email in Gmail for Android

How do I cancel the sending of a queued email in Gmail (Android)? The conversation is in the outbox and I don't see an option for deleting the message alone. I'd like not to have to delete the whole ...
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Setting up a outlook account in android gmail app

I am on a nexus 4 running android 5.1. when I try to connect to outlook the gmail app tells me "Couldn't open connection to server". I am using the following values... username: username@outlook....
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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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Adding a new account to Gmail/Youtube shows a Password Error

I recently goy myself a Moto G3, that is running Android 5.1.1. I have 3 e-mail addresses, all of those I wish to keep in my Gmail app (I did that in an older phone I had), so I go to "Add Account" ...