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For issues specific to the Gmail app, AKA Google Mail. For another mail app use the tag specific to it or, if none found, the generic 'email' tag.

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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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How to use Google Account for Only Photos App on Android

I have used Google Photos App on iOS and the google account there allows me to disable access to the other google services where I don't see my other accounts in all Google Apps like Youtube, Gmail, ...
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Selection for batch operation in Gmail's new material design

I'm confused, while I'm trying to understand the new Gmail "compact" style user interface. This is the view, where left to the email's 2-line representation a checkbox can be found. I can't really ...
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Second Account Problem

I can't sign in to my second Gmail account from my phone. My username & password are correct. They work on my laptop. I successfully changed my password online. Gmail is constantly giving me ...
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Gmail notification on lock screen does not show subject

On my new Samsung Galaxy S9 running Android Oreo, new email notifications (Gmail app) do not show the email subject. This happens even if I just have a single email notification. If I unlock the phone ...
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Is there a way to setup a “Work Profile” for an arbitrary Exchange account?

I've worked at companies in the past where it was possible on Android to setup a "work profile" which remained totally separate from the personal profile. This meant separate apps for things like ...
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How can i reset my Gmail password from inbuilt Google settings of android if 2FA is enabled?

I've recently changed my gmail password and now i forgot password before this time i was able to reset it by OTP that Google sent to my number for verification but this time i enabled 2FA and Google ...
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I want to know how to bypass Google account on Moto gk40 without having to use OTC cord [duplicate]

I need to know how to bypass a Google account on my Motorola gk40 without having to use them to see my laptop is not able to do that right now
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Preventing auto login to the default email on an android tablet

When using an android tablet for the first time, I have to set a default email google account. When I click on the Gmail icon, it automatically log into my gmail account. Is there a way to prevent ...
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Just sync GMail-contacts with a certain label

Is it possible, maybe with some app, to only sync contacts from GMail to my phone if they have a certain label? E.g., I labelled all contacts from my previous job "Job1" while all contacts from my ...
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Prevent Gmail from adding calendar events from emails

Every time I buy a plane or train ticket, gmail automatically creates a calendar event relative to the flight/train. I would like to disable this feature; I've already tried to do so from the google ...
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How to stop checking for mail and asking for backups?

My mom is using Android 6.0.1. The problem she was having last week was that her phone was checking and downloading her email, and she did not want that. So I signed her out of her Google account, ...
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How do I make the Google Assistant notify me when I get email from a specific person using my S8?

I have a Google Mini & the IFTTT app but I can't figure out how to make Google mini make a voice notification when email from a specific user arrives. Is there a way to do this? I use Gmail & ...
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Deleted Email on Samsung Device

On Samsung phone I meant to click on an email message but instead I swiped it and it disappeared. How can I undo this? It didn't go into the Bin/Trash or Spam.
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Does Gmail support certificate authentication?

I run my own Postfix/Dovecot setup. I was considering to enable certificate authentication but it is not a short procedure. Before I start, I tried to find information about my clients. If I enroll a ...
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Are non-Google emails stored only locally when using the Gmail app? [duplicate]

The Gmail app allows to add non-Google email provides (via POP and IMAP). Is it mentioned somewhere that the emails pulled from these providers stay on the device and are not stored/shared with ...
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Turn off snoozed emails

How to turn off snoozed emails on an android tablet that were snoozed on an iPhone? I no longer have the iPhone and want to retrieve these messages on my android.
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Change “Note to self” email address

When I ask my phone to "take a note" or say "note to self" from Google Now or Google Maps, it asks me what the note is, and then it emails me the note at a specific email address that I designated a ...
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Send (and forward!) emails to users with a label via Gmail App (Android)

I run an online magazine with around 30 editors. When I get press releases and newsletters, I forward these emails on my computer pretty easy via PC, I labeled my editors as "#Team", so when I just ...
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Create new label in Gmail

My wife has an iPhone, she goes to hamburger and "create new label". I have a Google pixel, I don't have this feature. Or do I, and I'm just being blind?
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Gmail keeps notifying me even for mail I labelled with the intention to not be notified regarding [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate of Stop Gmail notifications when receiving email from particular sender Because the question here includes that after I tried that, I still get gmail notifications. I receive ...
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How to recover gmail address

So, Awhile back I got a new phone and my number changed. I went to My Google Account page but It would not let me sign in to change my number. Been 5 months now..but It is still logged onto an older ...
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How to make Gmail stop replacing the word “Re:” with a translation?

I have a friend who has a Sony Xperia X F5121 with Gmail v8.7.15.206199545 on Android 8. Every time he replies to a message in his Gmail app, the app replaces the word "Re:" with "השב:", which is the ...
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How do I change what “Web Search” in Gmail opens as its search engine?

Question Summary How do I stop Samsung Internet from popping up when I select text in Gmail and click on the 'Web Search' "button", and instead bring up something else, such as DuckDuckGo search, or ...
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New to this sort of thing: Attempting to figure out a long lost Google account on Android

I am very new to this sort of thing and I am really liking the possibilities that are achievable with Android. I wasn't really at all familiar with this until a few days ago and some of the things ...
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What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using?

What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using? Or can they be used without using Google products? For example, do they require using a Google account? If so, do they require using ...
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I have new phone number

I'm using new phone number to import my contact from gmail but I could not get it because I don't have access to the old one pls what can I do?
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Unread messages not bold in Gmail on Chrome (Nougat)

Gmail on Chrome on Lollipop (unread in bold messages are fine): Gmail on Chrome on Nougat (unread in bold messages looks thin): As you can see in the second image, the unread message is thinner than ...
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Remove Gmail contacts from SMS contacts Samsung Galaxy S9?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S9 and when I try to send a SMS message to someone I have to search through all my Gmail contacts that for some reason appear on the app along with my phone contacts. I don't ...
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Gmail Attachments Reordered Incorrectly by Gmail

When I attach several images to my Gmail in the order I want to match the document description and then mail the whole, every time Gmail changes the order of my attachments. I have a Galaxy 8+ ...
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How to login to Pokemon Go with different Gmail account than in Oreo phone?

I have a different Gmail account connected to my Pokemon Go than the gmail account in my phone. The game attempts to use phone's gmail account, and it does not allow to set login details manually. ...
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Configuring Gmail to open Stackoverflow newsletters in de Stackexchange application

Since today, my phone no longer opens SE newsletter links in the stack exchange application, instead, they are opened in the embedded browseri in Gmail. How to override the internal browser in Gmail ...
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How to send an encrypted s/mime e‑mail?

Simple question, but I couldn’t find the answer anywhere… I need to send encrypted e‑mails through using s/mime (talking about security, even most of metadata should be unknow). The problem is I’m ...
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How can I use gmail mobile without having to sync

I have a school google account that does not allow sync. I have just added it to my Android phone and set up gmail, however when I try and get onto the account it asks to sync. As sync is disabled ...
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Android Gmail tracks links pressed - stop it

Google uses URLs that start with something like "http://www.google.com/...", which redirect you to what you expected after they report what you're interested in, on many of its services. Between ...
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How to fix or disable the built-in Google Play 2 factor authentication?

Periodically Google thinks I'm a hacker trying to get into my GMail account, and imposes upon me a sort of 2 factor authentication using my smartphone. The problem is that it doesn't work. It has ...
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Cannot add gmail to unmonitored apps (battery usage) to get notifications in battery saving mode

I want to have instant Gmail notifications even in battery saving mode (which typically blocks apps from background CPU/network usage). I found these amazing instructions for Android 6, however when I ...
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Stolen phone recovered but is Google Account Locked

Is there anyone that can help me remove a Google Account that is not mine from my phone that has been recovered. It was stolen and somebody else has managed to put their Google Account details into ...
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Gmail Contact Remove From other Mobile

I once had to log in my Google account on my friend's phone and I delete my account on his phone. Is there any way for me to remotely delete my Contacts on my friend's devices?
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Gmail issues - no notifications and battery drain

I already posted this issue on a OnePlus forum here. It happens with Gmail Exchange accounts in first place (hoster: hetzner.de / your-server.de). I don't receive notifications and I read I've to ...
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How does Google know what apps I've installed if I login to gmail via browser?

I logged into gmail using Microsoft Edge and Google immediately sent an email saying that my device doesn't have the latest Google apps. How did Google come to know which apps I have installed and if ...
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Gmail Recording in Chrome

For a couple days now, Gmail unexpectedly gets its red "using microphone" circle on the tab even if I wasn't using hangouts or my microphone. Any idea why this is happening? This is on a laptop ...
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Send email using adb

How can I send an email with an attached file using adb? I looked here https://stackoverflow.com/questions/18972591/android-how-to-send-email-through-adb-shell?rq=1 but the procedure is not working ...
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Can't access Gmail Inbox trough Sqlite3, mailstore.email@gmail.db doesn't exist Android nougat

I used this to get all emails on inbox (on android shell or through tasker running a shell command): sqlite3 /data/data/com.google.android.gm/databases/mailstore.YOUREMAIL@gmail.com.db "SELECT ...
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Samsung Android email app vs gmail caching

I've noticed the Samsung Android email client seems to cache all emails taking up lots of space with email accounts with large attachments. Can anyone recommend if gmail or others are better a ...
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How do i get accessible off my phone

Accessible is on and and can no get to any other screen disablin the vision and I went to a at&t store and was told to come to this site
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Can the gmail app save contacts from the inbox on android tablet?

I can't find any way to save a contact from an inbox email directly to my contacts app like on my computer from gmail in the browser. Is this possible? I'm using the Gmail app with both google ...
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Accessing Gmail Password from Android Device Remotely

I was using a Nokia 5 and I lost it over the weekend. I have the gmail app stored there that has sign ins to 3 of my emails s*****@gmail.com, r******@gmail.com & r1*****@gmail.com Unfortunately ...
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What's the fastest way to logout GMail weblogins via an Android phone

Sometimes I log into GMail on a computer and after leaving the computer I notice that I forgot to log-off. In those cases I don't have direct access to a computer but I have my Android with me. What's ...
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How to use gmail desktop accounts on my android phone

I have set up a number of non-gmail accounts in gmail.com in the browser on my PC. I can send and receive emails for each of these accounts. No problems here. When I open the browser on my android ...