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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' and everything else except for 'gmail' but it still auto sync'ed my photos and contacts (and my apps and app data, even though I told it not to). I then deleted the account and tried again but this time, I didn't check anything at all (not even gmail) and it did not sync anything, which is good. But I want to sync only my gmail, so then I went into the settings for my gmail account and checked only the 'sync gmail' box and it synced Everything again (app, app data, contacts, photos).. how do I make it still syncing everything? I just want to sync my inbox.

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