Questions tagged [gmail]

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Logging in with a non-gmail account

I got here an ePad running Android 2.3 and I want to set up Market on it for its owner. He doesn't have a Gmail account, neither he wants one. I have just made a Google account that is associated with ...
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Multiple gmails in Android phone?

Is it possible have many gmail -accounts in Android phone? I want to have 2nd verification gmail and some non-2nd-verification gmails in the same phone with different security settings -- like "onion-...
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Gmail stopped syncing messages

For some reason, Gmail on my Nexus S is not pulling new messages anymore. I added a second Gmail account; could it possibly be the reason?
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My gmail is going to my boyfriends phone

how can I disconnect my boyfriend from my gmail. He says he is going to and still has not. He on his way over now and thought I might be able to do something
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How to received only primary labeled emails

My Nexus 5 battery drains very fast when I am using the Gmail app. Even after I turned synced off. Is there any way to get emails that belongs to primary category?
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How Do I Stop Double Email Alerts?

On my Android 2.2 phone, I have the Gmail app and the regular Mail icon on the desktop GUI. Unfortunately when I get a message, I get two alerts, usually about 4 to 15 seconds apart from each other. ...
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How do I turn off email notifications on my Gmail app on Android?

I'm using an LG Tribute phone which I recently purchased for Virgin Mobile. I have Gmail installed and by default, whenever I get an email, it generates a notification (in my case a buzz since I have ...
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How can I customize which Gmail notifications are shown in the notification bar?

I receive dozen of useless newsletters everyday from my school, at the same time the same addresses may send a few important e-mails that I need to read ASAP. How can I setup the Gmail client and the ...
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What happens to my google account if I factory reset?

I've been using this Android phone for just over a year, but I'm worried about my Gmail and Google account which is connected to my phone. I want to change the email address on my Android because it's ...
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Why does accepting Calendar invites open a browser? Can I prevent it?

I'm on an unrooted Galaxy Nexus, and using stock Gmail and Calendar apps on Android 4.1.1. But I am using Chrome rather than the stock browser. When I get a invite from a Gmail user to my Gmail ...
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Get iPhone contacts into Gmail [duplicate]

I have an Android phone and imported all my contacts from Gmail. Most of my old contacts weren't in Gmail, but on the iPhone 3GS. Now getting the iPhone contacts into Gmail is proving to be a huge ...
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How to set vibration ON when getting e-mail (Gmail)?

Using Android 2.1-update1 It seems there's no "vibration" settings in the menu regarding this! Thanks for any answer!
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Disable sound and vibration for Gmail Notifications

I want to switch off sound and vibration alerts for Gmail, but leave on the icon (in the notification bar). I still want it to vibrate on Google Hangouts and Facebook Messenger notification, etc. I'm ...
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How can I access the Gmail contacts on an Android tablet?

I am helping a friend who has an Android tablet with an app for Gmail. Her mail contacts appear if she starts typing a name, but she wants to be able to go to Contacts and check off multiple people to ...
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replace native samsung galaxy s3 email app for gmail app?

Is it possible to disable the native email application that comes with the samsung galaxy s3? I feel that the UI is inferior to the gmail app. If so would this require rooting into my phone?
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Why won't badge notification work for Gmail on my S3?

I get badge notifications for all my other apps and email, but Gmail will not show the little red icon that shows the number of unread messages. It used to work fine, but now it no longer does and it'...
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How to set up Google Apps Gmail on an Android -phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firm Gmail, i.e. Google Apps -email, with K9 -email program? I have this kind of firm url, https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/firm.com. I want to have an IMAP -email account on ...
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Gmail not being retrieved automatically

I have recently (since ~1month ago) experienced the following problem: When I get new mail on my gmail account, Gmail will usually not autimatically retrieve it (e.g., no notification; and when I ...
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Froyo - Gmail - Can you delete by message, or only by thread?

Running on a out-of-box, unupgraded T-Mobile G2, which is running Froyo, if I'm correct. This version of the Gmail application has a delete button, which is undocumented in their web help. When I ...
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Gmail consuming GB of data

My Gmail app has a huge problem: only in this month it has consumed around 1 GB of mobile data, and 22GB of wifi data. Today even though I haven't used mail at all, I have consumed 400MB of wifi data ...
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Can't sync using Leedroid

I have been using Leedroid for a while and all is well, it works great. Now for some reason my GMail is reporting that I have 7 unread emails, but my GMail app won't update my inbox on my phone. I've ...
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can I push 'hanging' sending email in gmail outbox?

I sent out three (big emails - 6 pictures from my mobile camera) very quickly one after each other. Now after 10 or so minutes they are still in the gmail outbox folder. I experienced the same when I ...
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Always Show Images for Emails

Is it possible to configure the built-in mail or Gmail clients to always display images?
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How do I change gmail accounts when using the share functionality of an app?

I have 3 gmail accounts coming into my gmail app. I also frequently use the "Share" feature of many apps (Browser, Gallery, BeyondPod...) to share links via gmail however when it opens up the email ...
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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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Google Apps crashing, Play services crashing

On my Kyocera Hydra phone (model number c6725) running Android 4.4.2 on Virgin Mobile. When I start Gmail (although notifications from gmail work) I'll get the message "Unfortuantely, Gmail has ...
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Frequent login failure on Yahoo Mail from GMail app

I have added my Yahoo Mail account to Gmail app on my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Note 3, latest Gmail version) However, ~5 times out of 6, the app fails to log in to Yahoo (the username/pwd and ...
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Sending group emails from gmail app in my nexus 10

How do I send a group email from gmail app. The group name is not recognised. Have tried from people as well and cannot work out how to do it. In my android phone it works from my group contacts list.
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How to backup Viber chat messages to Gmail automatically?

I see that Viber app has the feature of backing up messages and send emails. I want to do that automatically so as all my Viber messages are safely backed up. How can I do that with Viber app?
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Double Security for Gmail

My phone has a pattern lock and I want friends to be able to unlock it with the pattern, however, I do not want them to have access to my gmail. Is there a way that I can force gmail to ask for the ...
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Samsung S2 not deleting sent emails on gmail

I have a samsung s2 all other parts of the Gmail is syncing. But in the sent items on my phone there are about 10 sent emails that are not on my online account (have deleted there) and when I try and ...
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How can I make the GMail app open to the accounts page when using multiple accounts

When I open the Gmail application, it opens the last inbox I looked at. Is there a way to make it always open to the "Accounts" page instead? I have an HTC incredible 2 if that matters.
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Gmail app does not refresh email read status

The first thing I like to do in the morning as I wake up is to read new emails in the Galaxy S. I refresh my Gmail account in the Gmail app, the mails show up, I read them and everything works ...
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GMail “couldn't sync”, though I can watch long videos in YouTube

I have run out of space in my smartphone (got the message Storage space running out: Some system functions may not work). I know this is defined as a threshold of 10% of internal disk space (8 GB). So,...
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Privacy with third-party accounts with Gmail app

When I add a third-party account (POP/IMAP) to the Gmail app, do emails for that account go through Google servers or directly to my phone? Is there a way to know whether the incoming or outgoing ...
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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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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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one way sync gmail contacts to galaxy s6

Is there a way to do a one way sync of my Gmail contacts to my phone? I want changes to my Gmail contacts to update on the Galaxy S6 but I do not want the changes on the phone to edit my Gmail ...
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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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Privacy/Security concers for setting up business email using Gmail app on Nexus devices

I need to set up my business email*(non gmail email)* on the mobile devices (Nexus 5 and Nexus7). The business has its own private mail server. The way I can do it is by using Gmail app on these ...
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I have multiple google accounts. How can I hide some of them from the Gmail and Calendar apps?

I have several google accounts I use for different purposes (i.e. my main everything account, one to log in to less secure websites / games, one shared account for work, my wife's Play store account). ...
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How to move from one Google Account to another?

I work at a company that has its own Google account , usually used for Gmail (not sure how it works and what is this service called, but they have it). However, I've used it for Gmail and many other ...
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viewing Tiff attachments in Gmail

I'm running the latest Gmail app 4.3.1 on a Galaxy Note 2. There seems to be a bug when receiving email containing tiff attachment (fax documents in my case). The tiff images are shown as preview ...
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Gmail sorting settings for Galaxy S4

Where is the setting to sort my gmail by read/unread on my new AT&T Galaxy S4? I was able to do it on the S3.
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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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Gmail - one notification for all new messages

I use the new Gmail app on my Galaxy s2. One notification for each new message s very annoying. I want the new mail notification to act like on my desktop - a notification on the toolbar that ...
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Hide labels side panel in Gmail for tablet

I just want to not see labels on the left side bar in Gmail with a Google Nexus 7 tablet, just as on Android phones like Galaxy Nexus for instance. In fact I want to use the whole width the screen ...
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Marking an e-mail as unread pops a “new email” notification

My wife and I both have Samsung Galaxy S2 phones, and use the GMail app for reading and writing emails. In that app, when I mark a read mail as "unread", it throws me back into the previous screen ...
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How do I get a gmail account on my HTC Cha Cha?

I live in China and when I go to Settings > Accounts it's not an option to add a Gmail / Google one, is there any software I can download ?
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What is the difference between the email app and the gmail app?

I know the Email app can fetch multiple accounts at same time, but apart from that are there any other major differences? If I only need to fetch stuff from the one gmail account, which app should I ...