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Gmail autocomplete — how to clear contact suggestions when composing a new message?

When I compose a new message in Gmail on my Android phone I'm offered several suggestions for the recipient (i.e. for the email's To: field) via an autocomplete function. These are often very old/...
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How do I temporary block someone from sending emails in the Gmail app?

I know Gmail has a spam and phishing filter but some emails I mark as such in the past still make it through anyway. Anyway, how do you undo such a thing? I'm receiving emails from an individual who ...
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Remove “session expired” account from Gmail [closed]

I am using a Gmail on a chromebook and my high school google account is present in the account menu even though it is an expired account. I do not know how to remove this account from the account ...
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How do I eliminate “labels” from the Gmail program running on my Nexus 7 Tablet / Android Version: 6.0.1?

The Gmail on my tablet has a bunch of old "labels" from past email traffic, and I wish to remove/delete those labels. None of the old labels have any documents in them (they are empty), but they are ...
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Get rid of “welcome to your new inbox” in gmail

The message and graphics for "welcome to your new inbox" has been in my gmail app since priority inbox showed up, and I can't get rid of it. What to do? I am on Lollipop, but the problem was also ...
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Is there a way to hide account in Gmail?

I use two accounts​ for email, one for contacts. I see all 3 in Gmail app, but only want to see 2. Is there a way to only see my email accounts as choices?
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How to install Gmail apk on emulator (from Android Development Tools, ADT)?

I'm working on an email app for Android, and I'd like to install the Gmail apk on my emulator in order to test it. How can I do that? I have seen tutorials on how to do it on windows, but I'm ...
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How do I disable Gmail app when consolidating into 3rd part Email client?

I decided to go with Blue Mail (Type) as my Android Email client. My question is how do I (or maybe should I) disable the Gmail application when I am using a consolidated Email client? If Blue Mail is ...
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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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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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Google Hangouts: Conflicting online status information

Another "I don't quite understand what is going on in Google Hangouts" type of question.... So - when I view Hangouts via my Android app (running under KitKat), my girlfriend's status is ALWAYS shown ...
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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 to sync all emails for all labels without individually going to each label and selecting sync all?

I switched from the native email app to the Gmail app because I could finally have separate views for my Starred folder. But now I'm faced with another issue: I can't seem to find a way to sync all ...
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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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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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Can't log in via Gmail app but browser login is fine

I can't log in through my android Gmail application and have to log in using the browser. I am kind of confused. The response I got from the app was "Can't establish a reliable data connection to the ...
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How do I change my name on the Gmail Android app?

I changed my name on the computer side, but it did not change my name on the app. How can I accomplish this?
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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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Sync two gmail accounts, but only one account's contacts

I have a brand-new Moto X (2014) running Lollipop. I have two gmail accounts, me@gmail and work@gmail. While I would like to be able to check both accounts for new messages on my phone, I only want ...
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How to show only gmail's contacts in the Contacts app?

I have recently reinstalled Android due to some problems with the SD Card. I decided to keep all my contacts only in Gmail, as a centralized solution to avoid problems in the future. I do not want ...
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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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How can you send email to a Gmail Contact Group?

I'm using Android 4.1 on a Droid Razr M. Is there any way to send an email to a contact Group? I've read several posts that show how to do this but none of them actually work. There is also an app (...
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When I receive a reply to an exchange email, the gmail notifications show my original message, not the reply

I'm having a really odd problem with my Nexus 5X. I had the problem when I got it (marshmellow) and it still persists when upgraded to nougat. When I send out an email on my desktop computer, and ...
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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 to switch a Google account without resetting a phone?

On my Android LG Optimus Dynamic phone I originally entered an incorrect email when setting up the Google account to use. I want to switch emails now, but when I add the correct account and then try ...
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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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Gmail App Expanded Email Notification Not Collapsed Automatically

Recently I freshly installed the Gmail app from the Play Store and it had this nice feature which offered a peek of my email in the notification area whenever I swiped down the notification tray; it ...
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Create new label in Gmail [duplicate]

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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My Gmail account has many emails. If I add another Gmail account to my phone, can I make the new Gmail primary and still use my apps

I have an (old) Android phone (HTC Incredible ADR6300) which I have configured with 1 Gmail account. I have downloaded a bunch of apps from Google Play. Most of the apps are Free, but I have a few ...
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How to set gmail sync frequency?

I want to know how often Gmail checks for new emails because I need longer battery life. How can I see/set this? I want to set it so that, for example, it checks for new mail every 10 minutes and ...
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Gmail is consuming so much data in background

As you can see in the attached picture, Gmail has been consuming so much data, is this logical? (click image for larger variant)
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Gmail or Inbox not loading mails

I'm using gmail and inbox in my browser, they just work fine. However, on Android the Gmail app or Inbox app both displays nothing left whereas I do have emails in my inbox. If I try to switch in ...
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How do I stop a google account from syncing contacts?

I have multiple email accounts on my phone. Some are personal emails and one is for school. The problem is that my school email is syncing all of my school contacts to my contacts. This is a problem ...
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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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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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GMail Contacts Synced To Messaging App

On the LG Optimus L90, for some reason all my GMail contacts are synced to my messaging app. If I type a name into the SMS contact bar, emails show up as well. I didn't want those so I went into the ...
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Gmail Auto Suggest Not Working

I installed Lineage 14.1 and then flashed: open_gapps-arm64-7.1-full-20180303.zip on my rooted ZTE Axon 7. I let the phone do all the updates and checked the permissions for Gmail, Calendar, and ...
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Unable to add Rediffmail account in Gmail app

I was trying to add my Rediffmail account to Gmail app. After choosing any of POP or IMAP, it says unable to connect server. I have other mail accounts in the app and all of them are working fine. ...
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Messages stuck in outbox of Gmail app, but only for Gmail

I noticed messages were not being sent from the Gmail app. I checked to make sure auto sync is enabled and it is. Any ideas? Beside the message it just says sending. I have other email accounts used ...
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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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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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Gmail Contacts Not Syncing

I have a new Samsung S8+ and gmail seems not to find any contacts when I try to compose an email. I have downloaded google contacts and all contacts appear on my phone. Is there a setting I've missed?
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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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Gmail app duplicate notifications - one for Inbox and again for Custom Label

I am getting 2 notifications for the same email, both from the Gmail app. One notification is for the Inbox and the other is for a custom Label. I do not want two notifications for the same email, so ...
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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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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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