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How to retrieve photos from stolen phone

My phone got stolen last Friday. I never used to backup my photos or anything like that. Is there any possible way I can retrieve my photos?
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Remote log out of Google Apps

I had to leave my phone at a repair store and give them them the lock screen password. Is there anything I can do remotely to secure certain apps, such as Google Drive, Keep and Gmail? I know you can ...
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Where is “create event” on Gmail app?

How can I create a calendar event on Gmail android app? (On the browser this feature is really simple:)
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Vibration / sound priority notifications for a Gmail label that continue until dismissed

I know the Gmail app has some per-label notification settings, however I don't see an option for a notification to appear when you have priority notifications only or an option to repeat the ...
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delete gmail account without resetting my android phone

I mistakenly set my gmail account on my mum's phone the a few months ago because I wanted to avoid the whole process of having to sign up on Google. But now I have created an email for her and ...
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Delete one of my google account from marshmallow

I have 3 linked acccount on my phone for gmail, I want to access one of the account from destkop only and don't want to link that account on my phone, How do i completely remove that account from my ...
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Google's android products are still going to phone storage

I have changed my android device's default app storage as memory card using adb shell command. It is working fine for most android apps. But when download and install apps that google such as Hangouts,...
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google account on android permanently asking for sign-in after change from googlemail to gmail

I have recently changed my email from ...@googlemail.com to ...@gmail.com (can be done in settings). Now android continuously tells me it can't sign-in with my ...@googlemail.com account. All other ...
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Can emails be filtered by GMail (or something else) for an IMAP account into a folder?

I have an IMAP email account that receives daily emails from a cron process on a regular basis. I currently use GMail to read this account from my Android device. Is there a way for the GMail ...
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Cannot sync or remove Google accounts

I'm on Android 5.0.1. Yesterday, I received several "Unfortunately, Google Play services has stopped working" notifications, which I ignored as I assumed whatever had crashed would restart. But when ...
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How to turn Gmail notifications back on after uninstalling Google Inbox?

I already use the Android Gmail app. I installed Google Inbox and was receiving double notifications. Inbox offered to stop receiving Gmail app notifications. I agreed to this. Then, I no longer ...
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how to remove the android device in gmail account

one guy is connecting to my gmail account. if I remove the device from gmail account also he again connecting. I don't know how he is connecting again ,I changed my gmail password and 2 step ...
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How do I find out what my google email address is that I set my phone up with, without having my phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 that recently went missing. However I can't remember what email address I made for my Google Account on the phone. How can I find out what email address I registered for my ...
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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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I need to turn over my new Galaxy Note 7 for recall and cannot find a way to remove or log off my gmail accounts

I have the new Note 7. I have a few g-mail accounts, and have linked them all with my Note 7. Now, I've learned that I need to turn over my phone for the massive Note 7 recall, but have yet find a way ...
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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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Deleting Auto complete email addresses gmail app

I have a common contact with an old email address that keeps popping up on autocomplete when I send an email with my Gmail application. The contact for this person does not contain this email address ...
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Gmail account from old phone to new Galaxy S7

Ive just recently updated my phone from a motorola to a Galaxy 7 and now my husband has my old phone. How do I remove my gmail account from the old phone please without removing it from my new phone?
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Android Gmail App deleted my email when I swipe left on a IMAP email account

Swipe left to archive works when my account type is Gmail account. However, I've added an IMAP account (non-Gmail), the default swipe left action is now delete instead of archive, and I find no way ...
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Unable to add rediffmail account in G-mail app

I was trying to add my rediffmail account to my Gmail app. After choosing any of pop or IMAP it says that unable to connect server. I have other mail accounts in app and all of them are working fine....
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Can Gmail be set to do send/receive email rather than synching

I seldom use my cell phone for emailing but want to be able to do so occasionally. I know how to add non-Gmail email accounts to the Gmail app, but I want to set sync to "never" for them so that my ...
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Gmail won't retrieve emails automatically after lollipop 5.1 upgrade

I have a Motorola Moto 4G 2nd gen and since purchase I have used google's gmail application for my email. Everything worked fine. I would receive emails very quickly without having to do much. ...
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Can I still use live.com for my contacts 'hub' on Android?

I'm switching from a Lumia 1020 (Windows Phone 8.1) to a OnePlus3 (Android M I think). I bought into the MS live.com setup for contacts so all my contact phone numbers and addresses and facebook ...
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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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Get notifications from Inbox mobile app for reminders, but not emails?

This question applies to the Google Inbox mobile app. I do not want notifications for random incoming emails as I'm trying to only check email twice a day. I do want notifications for reminders, as ...
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Change personal name associated with email address

In the Gmail app our with any other Google app, how do I change the user name associated with one of my email addresses / Google accounts? Thanks.
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Disable gmail notifications for certain labels during certain hours

I want to shut off gmail notifications (not SMS or calls) for specific labels (not all labels) from 11 pm to 8:30 am every day. Turning off sync (or turning off all notifications) during those hours ...
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Error deleting Google account from Samsung Galaxy S4

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android Lollipop (5.0.01). I created a new Google account and then added it to the device; when I triee to delete the old Google Account from the device I ...
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Gmail ask every 20s for SMS permission

Since the last update on my Huawei to Android 6.0, and even after configuring things properly, Gmail is displaying a message every 20 seconds asking for me to activate the sms permission. The problem ...
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Can't Manual-Sync email after selectively disabling Auto-Sync - Android 5.1

So I have two Google Accounts linked to my phone. The first is my private account which I would like to auto-sync (IE push notifications as soon as an email is received). The second is my work's ...
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Nexus 5X, Gmail draining battery after may update

Ever since the may update, the gmail app has been consuming a crazy amount of battery. My battery used to last like 16 hours, now it's only like 5 hours. Anyone else experience this?
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Nothing shows in all mail on the Galaxy Note 5

I just purchased the Galaxy Note 5 and I'm using the Gmail app. All of the labels work fine except the all mail. When I go to all labels I see that next to the name "All Mail" I have 99+ messages but ...
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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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How to search for a specific email in a long thread in GMail for Android?

My inbox is full of long conversations (threads), each of them often having 50 or more emails. I find that the search function in the GMail app on Android is virtually useless with an inbox like this. ...
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Remotely remove all phone's data

I gave my phone away without removing the photos on it,now I know the gmail's account on that current phone. Is there a way to remove all the data,or at least the photos on that phone,when I have the ...
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Deleting unwanted contacts after accidental account sync

A friend borrowed my phone when they forgot theirs. They had to log into their Gmail to get their contacts to find where they left the phone. When they added their account, it was synced to my phone. ...
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unable to launch Google calendar ics file attachment

I received an gmail from my sons baseball coach with a Google calendar ics attachment file for the seasons schedule. When I click on the attachment in the email while on my Alcatel onetouch FierceXL ...
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Gmail: “Couldn't sign in” error with latest version, but other google apps sync just fine. Older Gmail version works fine

While using the latest version of the Gmail app: 6.3.117716127, I cannot sync my mail whatsoever. Update: 6.4.120760496 has the same issue. Please note that this is NOT a universal "Google" sign in ...
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Can I set the labels in Inbox to show the number of unread messages?

I use many labels with GMail, and I filter messages so they appear unread under the labels but skip my inbox. In the GMail navigation drawer (the left menu), each label shows the number of unread ...
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How to insert inline image with gmail app

Is it possible to do this? I tried using the attach image option and thought I would be able to drag the image into place but this didn't work.
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Forwarding all mail in Gmail using using android app.

My father, nearly 80, has forgotten his gmail password and cannot recover it. However, it is saved on his android phone so he can access it on his phone, but not on a laptop he wishes to set up. I ...
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Gmail App, non-google domain sign in

Suppose I want to add an account and my company/school/organization/etc uses a gmail based solution for their email services. After telling the gmail app I want to add another account. My thought ...
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My notes in Google Contacts are gone since I my new phone synced them

I use the note area in my Gmail contacts to record a lot of information. I got the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and now the notes are missing. The Gmail contact app isn't compatible with the new phone. It ...
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Clear spam folder from Gmail app

I have an LG-38 from Straight Talk. I have over 1000 spam messages in my Gmail account. How can I erase all of my spam messages at one time?
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How can I make the Gmail app consume less space?

I see that my Gmail app is consuming a lot of disk space because it retains many old emails. Is there any way to reduce the amount of space it consumes without clearing all of the app's data?
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Galaxy tablet requires restart to download attachments

I have a Galaxy Tab A (SM-T550) running Android 5.0.2 that only downloads files from emails (in Gmail) if I restart it — after I have downloaded a file, I have to restart it for a second ...
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Google Store downloads Gmail

How do I use Gmail as backup for my Samsung Galaxy 6? Whenever I sign into Gmail it downloads all my email! Should I just set up a dummy account that is used only for that purpose? Or will it continue ...
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Make Gmail auto-delete old emails from phone

My mom's phone has stopped receiving mail because apparently, there isn't enough free space. Is it possible to configure the Gmail app to auto-delete mail older that a month from the phone but not ...
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(Nexus 5X, Marshmellow) Gmail app: how to see separate notifications for each new email?

I have a Nexus 5x with Android Marshmellow. The Gmail notification I see on my locked screen groups all the messages together and shows "5 new messages". Can I see each new email as separate ...
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Customized Sound from a Specific Person in Gmail

I retrieve gmail message in my android and if I retrieve email from a specfic person with the following address for instance "....@test.com" I would like to retrieve the message with another sound ...