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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 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 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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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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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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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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Why am I unable to view the mail received on Gmail app

I have received a mail for which I am trying to read the mail but not do so because every time I open that mail it instead loads the sent mail which I had sent to that person. The mail is having ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to multi select emails in browser or Gmail app?

I want to do something like below given question in Android, is it possible to do in browser or Gmail or any other email app? Is there any way to easily select multiple messages in Gmail?
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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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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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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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Gmail app not displaying status bar notifications

I recently got an Samsung Galaxy S3, and I prefer the GMail app than the default mail client (the one with the red seal). The default mail client seems to autocheck for email and displays a ...
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GMail account not synced

When I sign-in with my mail id, Account not synced is displayed, and under that the following message is displayed, Touch SYNC now to sync mail once or Change SYNC Settings to set up this ...
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Android 5.0 not downloading IMAP emails

my nexus 4 cell phone upgraded to android 5.0 lollipop, and now it doesn't want to download my POP3 or IMAP emails (used to work fine in Android 4.4) It just gets stuck in "getting your messages" - ...
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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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4answers
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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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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 can I change the order of suggested contacts in GMail app?

I regularly send email to a specific contact with the same first name as nearly a dozen other contacts, and he's always at the VERY BOTTOM of the list, which is annoying. Is there something I can do ...
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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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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 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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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 save attachment from Gmail?

I've got two MP3 files from my friend via Gmail. How can I save them to my phone? There is only a Preview button...
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Android Gmail app - can't download some attachments - Nexus 5 [duplicate]

The problem is that I can download some attachments, but some not. I usually cannot download zip attachments that are forwarded to me. I cleared cache and data of the Download Manager, but that didn't ...
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having two gmail accounts, some contacts are in both accounts, which name is displayed?

I have two gmail accounts, personal, and work. some contacts are in both accounts, but I can't choose how are they displayed in incoming calls and whatsapp. my work account is controlled by my boss, ...
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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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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 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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Privacy/Security concers for setting up business email using Gmail app on Nexus devices

I need to set up my business email*(non gmail email)* on the mobile devices (Nexus 5 and Nexus7). The business has its own private mail server. The way I can do it is by using Gmail app on these ...
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Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?

Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?
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Removing Deleted Email Account

I have more than one Gmail account configured on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4 updated to Lollipop) and I deleted one gmail completly. I got on a computer and deleted it. It no longer exists. It is not ...
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How do I get a gmail account on my HTC Cha Cha?

I live in China and when I go to Settings > Accounts it's not an option to add a Gmail / Google one, is there any software I can download ?
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I have multiple google accounts. How can I hide some of them from the Gmail and Calendar apps?

I have several google accounts I use for different purposes (i.e. my main everything account, one to log in to less secure websites / games, one shared account for work, my wife's Play store account). ...
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Android device log for g-mail access

Does my android device have a log of when I access gmail if I'm always logged in? If there's a log, how do I get to it?
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How do I get Google Calendar event invitations through the Calendar app for Android?

In the webapp's settings, there's the option for email or SMS. In the Android settings, there's no option for event invitation notifications. Is there a way to just get a notification from the ...
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How to write an intinerary email that Gmail will recognize [closed]

I want to email myself some flight details. How can I write the email so that Gmail will recognize the flights and make an auto event? Or, how do I make Inbox recognize it as a travel category email? ...
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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 ...