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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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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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Gmail notifications aren't working as expected

Gmail notification doesn't work correctly for me. I think it happened after the latest Gmail application upgrade. I tried to clear Gmail data and cache, but to no avail. I get new email ...
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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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How to open gmail links in gmail app or browser?

I often use links to some of my gmail messages; these links have the form: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/XXXXXXXXXX and I use them for future reference in, for instance, evernote notes. ...
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viewing Tiff attachments in Gmail

I'm running the latest Gmail app 4.3.1 on a Galaxy Note 2. There seems to be a bug when receiving email containing tiff attachment (fax documents in my case). The tiff images are shown as preview ...
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Hide labels side panel in Gmail for tablet

I just want to not see labels on the left side bar in Gmail with a Google Nexus 7 tablet, just as on Android phones like Galaxy Nexus for instance. In fact I want to use the whole width the screen ...
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Marking an e-mail as unread pops a “new email” notification

My wife and I both have Samsung Galaxy S2 phones, and use the GMail app for reading and writing emails. In that app, when I mark a read mail as "unread", it throws me back into the previous screen ...
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Gmail app not sending Email with attachments

I have a lot of images I want to send from my phone to an email. I had in the past some error messages about emails being too big, so this time I sent in most emails 3 pics, which all queued in the ...
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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 for one email address, inbox for the other

I have 2 google email accounts, one personal and one for work. I want to use my personal email account on Inbox and my work email on Gmail. I want it so that when I receive emails I can see each icon ...
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A hidden exchange account

Yesterday my Nexus 7 (first gen) upgraded OTA from Android 4.x to 5.0.2 (Lollipop). After the upgrade completed I opened the Gmail app and it now shows both my normal Google account and my business ...
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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 ...
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How to make Android GMail app to show my picture next to my email messages?

I have a user profile picture selected for my own Google profile. This picture is visible in my GMail settings and works fine with web versions of GMail: This profile picture shows successfully next ...
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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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sending a message from Gmail from a chosen account

I have 3 Gmail accounts but whenever I reply my message is sent from my original account even if I change the from address and hit send immediately. I have a HTC Sensation
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May 2013 Gmail app update: “Reply as” multiple accounts gone? (Android 4.2.2)

I have two gmail accounts hooked up to my Samsung S4. When I go into the Gmail app and compose an email, I'm given the choice to send as any email address associated with either account. It used to be ...
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When I delete contact item (phone, email, etc), the item deletes but reappears

In the People app, if I delete a portion of a contacts information (like their address or phone number) the information will disappear for a time, but the next time I view my contacts, the information ...
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WiFi HT40 Android device sync missing

I am using Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, and both I have noticed in specifications are "WiFi HT40: supported". My problem is, that when I have mobile data active and connect to Wi-Fi, and ...
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Android detects SIM change – gmail synchronized messages deleted?

After gmail detects SIM change – it asks to renew login to gmail account. This is a very good security action. But does it maybe also clear synchronized messages (that have been downloaded before SIM ...
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How do I view only my phone contacts on my Motorola Milestone X2?

How may I view only my regular phone contacts and not have them sync to Gmail? I do not, and do not want to, use Gmail, nor do I want to have my phone contact list connected to it. I use separate ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Can I set the labels in Inbox to show the number of unread messages?

I use many labels with GMail, and I filter messages so they appear unread under the labels but skip my inbox. In the GMail navigation drawer (the left menu), each label shows the number of unread ...
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My notes in Google Contacts are gone since I my new phone synced them

I use the note area in my Gmail contacts to record a lot of information. I got the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and now the notes are missing. The Gmail contact app isn't compatible with the new phone. It ...
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Galaxy tablet requires restart to download attachments

I have a Galaxy Tab A (SM-T550) running Android 5.0.2 that only downloads files from emails (in Gmail) if I restart it — after I have downloaded a file, I have to restart it for a second ...
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(Nexus 5X, Marshmellow) Gmail app: how to see separate notifications for each new email?

I have a Nexus 5x with Android Marshmellow. The Gmail notification I see on my locked screen groups all the messages together and shows "5 new messages". Can I see each new email as separate ...
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Newly created contact randomly disappear on Android

I have Sony Xperia Z3 compact running on Android 5.1.1 and experiencing problem with contacts. When I'm creating a new contact by default it creates it on my google account (instead of phone memory). ...
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one way sync gmail contacts to galaxy s6

Is there a way to do a one way sync of my Gmail contacts to my phone? I want changes to my Gmail contacts to update on the Galaxy S6 but I do not want the changes on the phone to edit my Gmail ...
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Gmail POP emails disappear after a while

After a period of a few days, I've noticed that Gmail seems to just get rid of emails previously in my POP account inbox. They aren't in the trash, and I never deleted them or removed them in any way. ...
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Mark an email as read when read on Gmail app

Sometimes I read my emails on my lg g3 but every time I open my mac I have those emails as unread. In other words, it seems that the gmail app does not mark the emails as read on the Google's server .....
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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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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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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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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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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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GMAIL App: Fetching already deleted email repeatedly

As we can configure other Email Account like YAHOO email in a GMAIL App, I added my YAHOO Email Account to GMAIL App and can now Access YAHOO Emails using GMAIL App. But the Issue is, when I delete ...
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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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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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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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Android L GMail app remove default account

I currently have Android L (5.0.1) installed on my Nexus 5. I thought my phone had a problem with syncing but it turns out that my GMail app keeps trying to sync my email address with GMail. I have an ...
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old gmails visible after password change

My tablet has crashed and gone in for repair. I have changed my gmail password but all my old emails are clearly visible. How can I prevent them from being viewed.
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How to view email in “Combined View” in 5.0 Lollipop

After updating my Nexus 5 to Lollipop, the Email app tells me that the Gmail app will now handle all emails. However, I'm having trouble being able to view all email accounts at once in the gmail app....
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How do I update the avatar that does for each of my accounts in the Gmail app?

A few days ago, I added an image to each of my gmail and Google apps accounts. The new images display fine in the account dropdown menus on the web. But only one of my accounts displays the new image ...
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Playback MP4 video clip in Chrome

I get several emails everyday from my security camera system. Such mail contains links to video clips (aprox 20 sec each) form cameras in MP4 format. I use native Gmail client for Android. After ...