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how to replace gmail with the new inbox by gmail

Enable notifications for Inbox: tap menu icon tap settings (just above Help & feedback" at bottom of screen tap your email address check "New messages" and your choice of Vibrations, Lights, and ...
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How do I undo "always show pictures from this sender" on Android gmail?

I needed to clear this setting for a single email address. I followed these steps: Open Gmail (mail.google.com) in a web browser Open an email from the sender which has an image in it In the top left ...
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No exchange option in gmail "add account" drop down

Gmail 5.0 added support for Exchange accounts, but it requires an additional APK (Exchange Services) which you can't get from the Play store unless you already have it. As one of the other answers ...
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Insert inlined images on Gmail app

Workaround: Open Google Docs Open a new Word document Select "Insert image" and insert the image of your choice Once done, it is now in clipboard form, copy that Switch to Gmail and paste ...
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How to create filter in mobile Gmail?

Direct way, no. Workaround, yes. Click the menu (three dots) in your stock Android browser or Chrome, and check Desktop Site. EDIT: There is one extra step - the URL is still pointing to mobile ...
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Why do I have two notifications when I get emails from gmail?

You are running two email applications. From your screenshot the one with the big "N" is the Gmail appliction the other is from the HTC Email application, called email. You can remove your account ...
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Create new Labels in Gmail App

As of current writing, it seems that it's (still) impossible to create a new label in Android Gmail app. From Google Gmail official support, Create a label On a computer, open Gmail. You ...
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Is it possible to set up a Google account for Gmail only?

I found a workaround for my problem that works splendidly. After having installed the latest version of the Gmail App, I have discovered that when I go to Settings > Account > Add account, I ...
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Removing all google data except the play store

I'm not 100% sure for all apps involved, but for most the "general rule of thumbs" applies: go to Settings→Apps select the "All" tab (to also show pre-installed apps) walk the apps one-by-one, open ...
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Canceling the sending of a queued email in Gmail for Android

I didn't try Matthew's solution but it seems the safer solution to try first. If that doesn't work though, I deleted the entire conversation from the outbox, having given up on trying to keep the ...
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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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Create new Labels in Gmail App

If Inbox App is installed on the device and has access to Gmail ID, then from Inbox App, it is possible to create a Gmail Label, and the same will be SYNC to Gmail App. There is an option in Inbox ...
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Adding a new account to Gmail/Youtube shows a Password Error

At least for me, it was actually the device password - used to unlock the phone. So basically it asks for the device password when you try to add a new Google account for some reason. I formatted my ...
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How to received only primary labeled emails

Even though it's unlikely that Gmail is the cause of your battery drain, here are the steps to minimize the notification spam: In Gmail app tap on the upper-left corner "hamburger" button to open the ...
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Insert inlined images on Gmail app

To send a photo on Gmail using the Android app: Save the photo that you want to send to a local folder on your phone. While composing a message or reply, tap the attachment paperclip icon (📎) at ...
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How can I view SMTP headers in the Gmail app?

Sadly there's no such option in the official Gmail app. You can try using a third party mail client with more options such as K-9 Mail: http://k9mail.org/
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How can I disable notification for a specific gmail account during certain hours?

Toggling the syncing of Gmail for the account is the best option. Turning of Gmail sync on a Google account in Android does not prevent you from fetching mail for that account via a method such as "...
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How can I disable notification for a specific gmail account during certain hours?

Try the app Quiet for Gmail from here https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sgarcia.quiet_for_gmail It toggles the sync of your email accounts on a schedule you can define. In addition to ...
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Is it possible to set up a Google account for Gmail only?

While you add the Google account or even afterwards (from account settings), you can select the content and services to sync. You can select only Gmail, leaving alone all the other services you don't ...
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How to (cleanly) remove Gmail app from KitKat? I have fully moved over to Inbox

Deleting the Gmail app wouldn't give you extra space, as it came pre-installed as system app. Those "system apps" live in a different partition (/system, which is why they are usually called "system ...
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Gmail app duplicate notifications - one for Inbox and again for Custom Label

Gmail > Settings > select account with labels > Manage Labels > Select each label and uncheck "label notifications" that way the only notification you get is when it gets to the inbox, not a double ...
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Where is "create event" on Gmail app?

The Gmail app simply doesn't have that feature. It would be an excellent addition.
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GMail "All Mail" not showing anything from last 30 days on Nexus 7 or Nexus 10

I had the same problem because I had enabled "Sync last 30 days" for the All Mail folder in account settings → "Manage labels". Apparently there is some bug which makes it sync everything but the ...
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How can I view SMTP headers in the Gmail app?

It is not possible to view headers in the Gmail app; you will need to open the Gmail web app in your browser instead. Using Chrome (mobile, 47.0.xxxx.xx) on Android (5.0.2), for example, Go to gmail....
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Removing all google data except the play store

As always do a backup of your device before removing anything If you don't understand something that is stated please ask, before continuing 1) go into settings and turn off all syncs. Goto settings/...
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Logout from Gmail account without logging out Google Play Store account

It is not possible according to this guide https://support.google.com/mail/answer/2991620?hl=en There’s no option to sign out of the Gmail app for Android without removing your entire account ...
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My gmail is going to my boyfriends phone

Go to myaccount.google.com. Scroll down to Recent Activity>Devices. Click on any device your account should not be associated with and then click Remove. Then scroll down to Connected Apps and ...
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Any downsides to disabling the gmail app?

It is a standard message to warn that dependent applications will find some functionality missing. Few apps are dependent on gmail. Most other email apps would work fine in its place. The only ...
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How to synchronize gmail calendars in davdroid 1.10.1.-gplay using caldav in android 6.0.1?

The current Google API / OAuth method is not supported by DAVdroid but it's still possible by using the deprecated format: https://www.google.com/calendar/dav/[yourname]@gmail.com/events username ...
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How to use Gmail app without any browsers installed?

Android apps can make use of a WebView (web browser that runs inside the app). Depending on the Android version Google preferred used Chrome webbrowser app to provide this WebView or the Chrome based ...
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