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How to prevent android from auto-sync'ing gmail contacts and photos etc

To turn off syncing of everything to google, except mail then you can try the following steps: Go to "Settings" on your phone -> "General" -> "Accounts" -> "Google" -> click your email address in the ...
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Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly

We had the same problem, and to make a long story short, tried all the answers we found online (clear cache, clear data, reinstall Calendar, delete, then create Google account, but no factory reset). ...
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Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly

Not closely related to the issue, but it solved my very similar problem with contacts sync: Contact option was not listed in Android's (v.6.0.1, Marshmallow) Settings / Accounts / Google sync menu. ...
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Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly

I tried EVERYTHING. Finally came across the answer - turned off Power Saving (which I normally keep my phone on) and hey presto, everything syncs again. So easy.
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How can I save and protect sexy pictures sent by my girlfriend?

You should try Audio Manager from Anuj Tenani. You can also save videos, images and audio which were send via any application from the gallery. It's also available on iTunes. --About the app -- The ...
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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

With Android 6, this is still an issue. You can remove the contacts by clearing the data from your "Contacts Storage" system app, but this will unfortunately also remove any locally stored contacts. ...
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How can I save and protect sexy pictures sent by my girlfriend?

If she's going to send them via SMS, you could lock your Messaging app with a 3rd-party app like SMS Lock. Or if you want to hide/lock messages for specific contacts, try GO SMS Pro's Private feature....
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How to disable "security policy restricts use of html email"

I'm willing to bet that you can't change it. It's probably being enforced by AirWatch as part of your company's security policies. They have disabled HTML email; so that means HTML email will be ...
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Bypassing Microsoft Intune Company Portal to access Exchange email and contacts?

You can try these other two Xposed modules: Security Bypass for Company Portal This module can bypass the Intune Company Portal. Exchange Bypass For Lollipop This app can bypass the official Gmail ...
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How do I remove a Google Account from my phone?

Here's a way how. Go into the GMail App Select the menu button(top left of the screen next to "Inbox" Click the down arrow next to your email Select manage accounts. It will take you to another menu, ...
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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

Step 1- Be sure sync is on for your other contacts (Google, for example) and that it has been synced so you don't delete contacts you've added to your phone as well! Step 2- De-active contact sync ...
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Outlook accounts not showing in the Accounts setting page

I had this happen and it was driving me nuts. I did finally solve it by deleting the Exchange account from the Outlook app, going to the Accounts menu and hitting Add Account, adding the Exchange ...
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Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly

I fixed this by installing Google Calendar. I already had Calendar installed, from gapps (needed with CyanogenMod). Now I have two Calendar apps installed, both called the same thing. Sync suddenly ...
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Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly

Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly. Go to Settings → Accounts → Exchange → Incoming Settings and change the security type to SSL/TLS from SSL/TLS (accept ...
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Exchange ActiveSync device agent strings for Android OS version

According to the version numbers you've posted, they are the Android version numbers with zero padding. Therefore these can be directly mapped to "friendly" names, which can be found for example on ...
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How can I save and protect sexy pictures sent by my girlfriend?

If you want hide those pics then - - use smart lite locker(app)[android] If you're not saving them on your device then lock those apps on which your sexy GF is sending pics - use APPLOCK(app)[...
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Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync - Contacts Storage

The contacts themselves are synced to your phone's internal memory, so they do take up space. The contacts are then updated every time the phone syncs with the server. If they were only in the cloud ...
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How to get back pattern lock with Exchange/ActiveSync account?

The only way to get this to work was for us to do the following in our Exchange server. Create a new Exchange ActiveSync Mailbox Policy in the Client Access Organization Configuration. Make sure that ...
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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

I faced the same problem when I configured the corporate account in my phone. Then I removed the account by going to Settings->Accounts and re added it. While re-adding I unchecked sync contacts, sync ...
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