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Even though it's unlikely that Gmail is the cause of your battery drain, here are the steps to minimize the notification spam: In Gmail app tap on the upper-left corner "hamburger" button to open the sidebar, then scroll down and tap on "Settings": click for larger images Tap on your account and ensure the Notifications option is checked: click for ...


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Disable notifications in the Gmail app: swipe from left to right to expose mailbox list, labels, and settings scroll down to "Settings" tap your email address uncheck "Notifications" (repeat for each email address if you have multiple set up). Enable notifications for Inbox: tap menu icon tap settings (just above Help & feedback" at bottom of ...


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The stock browser and Chrome both seem to force you to use the mobile version of Gmail (selecting Desktop View or Request Desktop Site, respectively, simply reloads the mobile site), but in Firefox, if you select Request Desktop Site, you actually get the desktop version. OP comment: It seemed to work at first but then I realized the chart box doesn't ...


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Just found this thread and it helped me solve the same issue (gmail not syncing on mobile data) on my Galaxy S3. Under settings/data usage/gmail I found that 'restrict background data' was ON. Just for gmail, not globally. Not sure when or how that got checked, but it may have been that way out of the box since my gmail has never synced on mobile data, even ...



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