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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How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device?

I have recently installed a custom ROM and cannot find the Play Store. It seems like all apps that belong to Google are missing. How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, ...) on my ...
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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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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 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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something permanetly reset my email accounts from installed mail applications (Samsung Note II stock and Gmail app)

I've met with a very annoying and strange issue regarding email applications on my Samsung Galaxy Note II. My search in Google across multiple Android forums has has not given any result. I used for ...
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How to move from one Google Account to another?

I work at a company that has its own Google account , usually used for Gmail (not sure how it works and what is this service called, but they have it). However, I've used it for Gmail and many other ...
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Gmail doesn't show mail when opened from notification bar

When I get a new mail on my Gmail and it appears on then notification bar and I click on it, the Gmail app starts and show the following only: Click image for larger version I waited for 9 hours, ...
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how to add gmail widget in galaxy ace duos

How can i add gmail widget in my background screen. am unable to get it from widgets. FYI i can see Samsung Default Email widget
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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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Why do I need a Gmail account to use Android?

I am a new user of Android phone. I used to own an iPhone. I don't remember needing an Apple account besides using it to download applications from app store. Now I need a Gmail account to do even ...
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1answer
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Stop gmail notification on android 4.4/Nexus 5

How can we stop gmail notifications on android 4.4/nexus 5? I cannot find Gmail in Settings\Apps\<AppList>. I have stopped notification of Google play, google services, google search, google ...
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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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Google Play No Connection

I have tried all suggestions in the answer and everything the asker did specified on this question without any luck. I reflashed GApps and CyanogenMod at least 13 times, as I have lost count. The only ...
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Android voice search doesn't recognize Exchange contacts

So I'm sure this is primarily because the contacts aren't listed in one of the linked gmail accounts. It's killing me because my dad can't use voice commands to call his contacts like he did on his ...
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1answer
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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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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 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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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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How to choose the correct email address in gmail app?

If I have two different email address from the same contact like: firstname.lastname@private.com and firstname.lastname@job.com I am not able to choose the right one because it displays only the first ...
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Cannot sign in to my Nexus 7 with Gmail account, previously working

I am really in trouble with sign in to my Nexus 7 since yesterday. It was all going normal before yesterday, then in a game I tried to login with another Gmail account for Google+ games login (I was ...
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android samsung note 2 unsync gmail and other accounts

My phone was stolen and I want to unsync my gmail and other associated accounts in it. Is there a way for me to do that even if my phone is not with me? Thanks in advance!
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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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Pantech Vega R3 IM-A850L

The title pretty much says it all, I've completely wiped the operating system off of my phone. There is nothing left, absolutely no data or anything. I was much too hasty and irresponsible, and I fear ...
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Google account without gmail

I have a google account for G+ Picasa and some other services i like to use. What i do not like is gmail it is i believe complete junk. Be it as it may. I have purchased a new android device and ...
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How to sync my contacts with their gmail account?

I have bought Nexus 4 and i have imported phone contacts from my older Phone. I don't have email id for many of the contacts,i have just their phone numbers alone. Now i want to sync them with their ...
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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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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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Trying to preview docs in Gmail (Android 4.4)

I am using an HTC One M8 (unrooted). When in Gmail and trying to "preview" an attachment, I am no longer to do so. So far I'm getting around it by simply saving it and going to my downloads folder, ...
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Android phone rejects valid Google login

New (to me) Samsung Galaxy Appeal, running Gingerbread. Want to buy / install apps from Play Store. Try to add Account to device using my perfectly valid Google credentials (with which I am posting ...
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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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2answers
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Reenter the new password in configured Gmail account

I have configured HTC Hero phone with my Gmail account (username and password), and it is configured successfully. I have recently changed the password of this account from the Gmail website, so at ...
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“Gmail has stopped” dialog

On my Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4.2, I get constantly a dialog saying "Gmail has stopped" (In french, actually : "Gmail s'est arrêté"). When I click OK, the message re-opens within less than a ...
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Save .ics to specific calendar.

When receiving an email with an .ics or vCard, Android allows the user to add the data to the default calendar configured for the current account. However, this is done by downloading the vCard to the ...
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Gmail widget goes empty after a while

I have a Moto G (XT1033) that runs Android 4.4.2. In my home screen I placed the Gmail widget; it works correctly for a while but then it goes empty/unresponsive (like in the screenshot below) and ...
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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 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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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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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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Gmail sorting settings for Galaxy S4

Where is the setting to sort my gmail by read/unread on my new AT&T Galaxy S4? I was able to do it on the S3.
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How do I temporary block someone from sending emails in the Gmail app?

I know Gmail has a spam and phishing filter but some emails I mark as such in the past still make it through anyway. Anyway, how do you undo such a thing? I'm receiving emails from an individual who ...
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How can one add attachments from Google Drive in Gmail android app?

In menu to attach file, it sometimes shows Drive as an option under recent if you have opened Drive recently. But other times it doesn't show Drive as an option to select from and then I couldn't find ...
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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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Cannot open TIF file from GMail on Android device

Android: 4.1.2 When I try to open a TIF file from an email in GMail, I get the following message: Couldn't load image Is there a plug-in or a solution to fix this? I don't want to use a 3rd-party ...
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disconnect gmail when cheked in from another mobile

I checked in to my g-mail using a friends mobile. Now that I exited from my g-mail the friends phone seems connected to my Google account. How do I disconnect my account from that phone? now I can't ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Email does not refresh read status

I just got the S3. The Samsung email app was appropriately pulling in new emails, but if I have already read them in Gmail, it does not reflect that in the Samsung app. I've been changing settings ...
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gmail account recovery with android phone

Say I have attached my android phone to a gmail account and specify that phone for account recovery. If I am locked out of the gmail account, will I be able to operate the phone sufficiently to ...
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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 to prevent android from auto-sync'ing gmail contacts and photos etc

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and when I go into my settings then add an account and add a gmail account, it gives me an option to choose what I want to sync. I unchecked 'photos' and 'contacts' ...
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Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 can't connect to any of Google services

I'm not really sure if this question is fit for this site, but a few days ago my Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 stopped being able to connect to Gmail, Google Talk and Play Store using their respective ...