Questions tagged [gmail]

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Gmail Notifications on my Galaxy Note10

I've used Galaxy Note 10 for about 6 months and one of the major issues that I have experienced was related to my gmail notification. I’d go several hours without receiving any emails and just think ...
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Gmail Opens Last Read Email

I've noticed an occasional problem using Gmail on my Pixel 2XL running Android 10. At times, when I open the app, it immediately opens the last email I viewed. The only work around I've found is to ...
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How do I prevent any sent emails from showing up “queued” on the Samsung s10e?

I am sending emails through gmail and they are ending up in the Outbox showing "queued". I have not changed any settings in gmail app or phone. I have deleted the queued emails in the Outbox, but do ...
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Why is Gmail taking so long to fetch new e-mails?

Mobile Gmail in my Moto Z2 / Android 7 needs ten times longer time to fetch / show new e-mails in my mailbox than it happens in web version on my PC. Is there anything I can do about this? For ...
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How to get past Google blocking gmail smtp access?

I have a google account that I want to log into from the Gmail App of and android device. I ONLY want gmail, not hangouts, drive, etc. So I am trying to add the account as a standard email address ...
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How to backup gmail data from android with adb

I have a non-gmail account with a cache of messages in my android gmail app. How can I make a backup of the emails and attachments? Accessing the mail server to make a backup is not possible. I tried ...
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“Couldn't sign in” and “Username and password incorrect” messages appear for Gmail and Yahoo! Mail

My friend tried to 'clean' my Motorola Droid Turbo 2 and ever since I constantly (every few minutes) get a message "couldn't sign in" for both Gmail and Yahoo! Mail. I can open both apps fine. When I ...
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How can I delete Hotmail emails when using the Gmail app on my phone

I use the Gmail app to read emails on my Android phone. I defined two accounts, a Gmail account and a Hotmail account. The Gmail account works w/o a problem, for syncing, reading, writing and deleting ...
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Can we stop Gmail from calling home to google before resolving a url?

When you click on a link in gmail on your phone, it first queries www.google.com with the url of your query, and then redirects to the destination URL. Is there a way to stop this "feature" of google ...
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Recover backed-up linked email account after factory reset

I had previously linked a office 365 account to my gmail app. Due to reasons, this office account got blocked and I no longer have access to it, but I still could see all the emails that had been ...
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How does Google Tasks open an email in the Gmail app?

There is another question that asks How to open gmail message links in Gmail Android app?. I don't know how to how to answer the question, but I know of an app that can do this: Google Tasks. These ...
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Desktop/homepage shortcut to send pre-built email in one click

I'm trying to set up a way to send a pre-defined gmail email to a pre-defined recipient with a single tap from the home screen. Essentially, I'm going to use emails to trigger macro events on another ...
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How can I get gmail notifications to start working on a Samsung Galaxy S10+?

Got a new samsung s10 plus phone and I dont see Gmail notifications. Notifications dont show up anywhere irrespective of being on wifi or phone data. Things I have done so far : Battery optimisation ...
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How can I search for a specific word in an email thread in Gmail for Android?

I have opened an email thread (aka conversation) in Microsoft Outlook for Android. I would like to search a string (e.g., word or phrase). How can I search for a specific word in an email thread in ...
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Gmail account disappeared and Google Play Store app not working on MXQ Pro Android TV Box

I have MXQ Pro 4K Android TV Box. The personal Gmail account disappeared and the Google Play Store won't allow sign-in/access. How to fix it?
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GMail: How can I configure sent mail to go to imap/Sent folder in Android

I've got a Pixel 3a, Chromebook, and MacBook Pro. It is puzzling to me that I have easy access to all the mails I've sent from the Apple on any device because my email client, Thunderbird, uses the ...
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How can I undo an edit in Gmail's compose field?

How can I undo an edit in Gmail's compose field? For example, I write a draft email, select the entire text and remove it, how can I undo my remove action to get the text back?
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How can one get the clipboard menu item in the contextual menu in Gmail's compose email field?

How can one get the clipboard menu item in the contextual menu in Gmail's compose email field? It's not present on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S9, Android 9): Content of the ... menu:
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How do I hide gmail labels on the Gmail application on a android phone?

I have hidden labels on gmail on desktop it does not hide them in my gmail app on my android how to do this? Thank you.
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How can I change the rate at which Gmail checks for new emails?

How can I change the rate at which Gmail checks for new emails? I've noticed that when I receive a new email on my Gmail account, it sometimes take up to 15 minutes for the notification to show up on ...
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How can one change the timezone of Gmail (Android application)?

How can one change the timezone of Gmail (Android application)?
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Can I open a second Gmail account in a separate app?

I currently have several Gmail accounts, one for work, and the others personal. I'd like to keep these separate so I can forget about work on the weekends, but I'm finding it hard to do right now. Is ...
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How can I expand an email thread Gmail on Android?

How can I expand an email thread Gmail on Android? When looking at Gmail in a web browser I can do: I'm looking for the same option for Android.
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Find logs or debug info around mail issues with GMail app

I use the GMail application and have configured it to use my own e-mail servers, hosted by another party. Things used to work smoothly, but right now I have an e-mail that remains in my Outbox at the "...
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One of Four Gmail accounts not syncing

I have a MotoE (ya, I know: old) that I have successfully run gmail on for years. Over the years I have added to my original gmail account a hotmail account and three other gmail accounts (the church ...
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How to mute Gmail thread on Android?

I muted the message on web browser on my pc. I can see Muted tag is applied to the thread. I no longer receive notification on this thread from browser on pc. But I keep getting notifications on my ...
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How to watch chrome history of my friend, who is logged in from my gmail id?

What i did - I have signed in, one of my friend's android phone (its samsung j2) with my gmail id. What i want - I want to monitor his phone's youtube and chrome browsing history using my gmail id ...
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Google account's history email recipients not available on Android Gmail app

I have an LG V35 ThinQ currently running Android version 9. I have multiple accounts set up on the phone including Google, Facebook, Microsoft Exchange, etc. They're all set to auto-sync. When I ...
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How to change the background of user icons on the android gmail app

So, for the longest time, Now, it's like I don't know why or how it happened but I want to change it back.
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Unable to setup Gmail on Samsung A Star 50

I got a new Samsung Galaxy A50 and am having issues with setting up Gmail on it. On trying to do so, (despite having a decent internet connection) when I click on add account (as per this) but on ...
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Is it possible to do more with Gmail notifications?

I am running Android 6.0.1 on an LG X Power. When I get a Gmail notification that a single message has arrived, there are three different types of action I can take: I can swipe to dismiss the ...
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Sharing gmail can 'potentially' erase my device

Me and my friend use shared email (about 15 people), then i realized from that gmail account i can see the connected phone (specially android), and i can play around with that (lock phone, ring) and ...
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Gmail not automatically syncing

Samsung A40 OneUi 1.1 Connected to wifi After an email arrives to inbox, the phone (screen turned off) will not register this and no notification is given. After waking up it will sometimes sync but ...
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How can I use Gmail's canned responses on my phone?

I frequently use canned responses in Gmail on my computer but it doesn't seem to be accessible on my phone. Are there any workarounds or solutions that allow me to use this feature on my phone as well?...
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Can I forward an email to a group on the Gmail app for Android?

I've found instructions how to send an original email to a group on the smartphone, but not how to forward one. When I type the group name into the TO field, the group doesn't come up.
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Why are web page links in the Gmail app not clickable?

When I want to share a link to something interesting on the web, I click share, and Gmail, and it puts the web address in an email. If I send the email to myself (or, presumably, someone else), when I ...
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Can locally downloaded emails be recovered from Gmail app? Specifically, can this be done while offline or after a Gmail account is deleted?

I read Can downloaded Android emails be backed up? and that seems to be the closest thing I can find to what I'm looking for, but it's an older post. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with Android 8.1....
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How can I turn on address autocompletion in gmail app?

I had a data loss accident: my android phone lost many passwords and data. Now email address autocompletion does not work in the gmail app. How can I turn it on? UPDATE: google sync for the ...
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On an Android phone, how to create a shortcut to read new Gmail emails with a specific tag?

On my Android phone, to be specific a Google Pixel 2 XL, where I use Gmail app to receive and read emails, I'd like to have a shortcut to read new emails tagged with a specific tag. How to do it?
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Sign out from remote Android's Gmail

Last week I lost my phone, so I borrowed a phone from a friend. The phone already add the Gmail app with my friend's Gmail account (a Gmail account that my friend does not care much about so there was ...
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Remove gmail account from gmail app without removing google account from the phone

I don't use gmail for my e-mail. However I want to use the gmail app for my work e-mail. So how do I keep only my work e-mail in the gmail app, removing the gmail account from it completely? I still ...
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How do I switch google play accounts

My Wife tried to do an in app purchase but instead of her gmail showing up her twin's did instead and needed her password as well how can it be switched so only her email and password can be used ?
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How can I reenable Gmail notifications after disabling them through Inbox?

I used to have both Inbox and Gmail installed. This meant duplicate notifications. Inbox had the option "Turn off Gmail notifications" which I had selected. Since then, Inbox has become defunct and I ...
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Links always open google first

This just seems wrong. When I click a link in an email (gmail), or anywhere else on Android, it first loads a google page then opens the link. Like google is tracking every link I click. Seems ...
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Keeping passwords/credentials out of the cloud

Under what circumstances will a current Android sync or otherwise send passwords off the device? The credentials in question are for: WiFI Non-Gmail email accounts accessed through the stock Gmail ...
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How to Remove these Gmail buttons? [duplicate]

How to remove those buttons from gmail. Is there a way?
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How to choose the appearance of the Gmail app?

In Android, Gmail released an update, and it asked me for Default, Comfortable or Compact appearance. I chose the Default, ofc I don't like it, I miss the old red bar already.. Now I want to try the ...
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Gmail suddenly not showing recipient names in “Sent” folder

The Sent folders in Gmail on both my Galaxy phone and my Nexus tablet are suddenly showing only "me" as the sender. I want to quickly see who I sent them to without having to open every one to look ...
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why does my pixel 3 still have the old gmail app?

Recently I got a pixel 3. A very nice phone and it is nice to know you are always among the firsts to receive a new version of android and the google apps. So I am confused why the gmail app still ...
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Where does android store local email files and in what format?

I have a gmail account on my phone I no longer have access to. Before removing the account I would like to keep a copy of the emails that have been downloaded to the phone. I can't use a google ...

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