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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 sound. Tap "Turn off Gmail notifications" & confirm (if displayed) Disable notifications in the Gmail app (if "Turn off Gmail notifications" is not ...


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Background Only Android devices that are licensed by the Open Handset Alliance contain the so called Google Apps. Usually people associate apps like Google Maps, Google Play Store, etc. with Android, but because of the open-source nature of Android, manufactures can sell Android devices without Google Apps and therefore avoid to pay the license fee. Custom ...


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On version GMail 4.5-694836 From the main inbox or inside any email: Bring up the Menu->Settings->General Settings->Now click the Menu button again to bring up sub-menu of options->Clear picture approvals. WARNING: This clears ALL your approved sender settings, I believe there is no option to revoke by individual email senders.


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Gmail's official app doesn't store password in your device. Your password is 100% safe if you use this app. This is how it works: The password is used by Google's authentication servers for the first time ONLY. After first successful authentication, an Auth Token is downloaded to device which is stored in accounts.db file as plain text. For all subsequent ...


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Yes - there is a setting you need to change. The Notification bar's actions are based on what you have GMail set up to do when swiping away an email within the app. To change it from Archive: Open Gmail and go to Settings there change the Swiping conversation list from Archive/unlabel/delete to Always delete This changed my Notification bar action from ...


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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 indicates it seems to just be with Nexus devices at the moment (maybe some newer Lollipop ROMs do for other devices, not sure). However, you can sideload it! I ...


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That should be /sdcard/Downloads, replace /sdcard with wherever your "data storage" is. You can also access them using the App "Downloads".


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As far as I know, the GMail app and the mobile version of GMail does not have any way to add filters. You will have to use the Desktop/full version of GMail to create filters.


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IMAP clients generally need to use application-specific passwords in order to access accounts that use 2-step verification. You'll need to generate a new app-specific password, then use that to set up your incoming/outgoing servers instead of using your regular account password. Google's support page (linked above) includes instructions for doing this. ...


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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 of the email it will have the sender's name and below that "to me" with a little down arrow next to it Click the little down arrow and then click Don't display ...


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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 from either, or disable the whole application if that suits better. To remove the account from HTC Email. Press the "Application Menu" button at the bottom ...


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Being "logged in" is a misconception. Even when you are "logged in" when you use a browser, this is handled by the storage of a cookie with an authentication token stored in it. On the device is sort of the same, except it is not a "cookie". When you set up your account, an authentication token is requested and stored on the device. A new token can also be ...


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I doubt there's an answer to this beyond "because that's how Google designed its apps". Android itself does not require a Google account to use, only Google's proprietary applications do. CyanogenMod and other pure source builds of Android are actually forbidden from distributing the Google apps within the firmware package itself because of their proprietary ...


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Android passwords used with the built-in Email application are stored in plain text inside a SQLite Database. This is in contrast to the Gmail application, which uses Auth Tokens as described in Sachin Sekhar's answer. For Jelly Bean, the database location is: /data/system/users/0/accounts.db The above location varies with the Android version This ...


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This is what I did in Android 4.1 and Gmail: Open Gmail Tap the Overflow menu (three vertical dots) and select Settings Tap the account for which you don't want to get notifications Uncheck the Notifications option That should be all you need to do.


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Direct way, no. Workaround, yes. Click menu in your stock Android browser or Chrome, and check Request Desktop Site.


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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 can configure a generic email address (i.e. not necessarily a Gmail one) to be used with the said App. It supports both IMAP and POP3 protocols. (sorry for the ...


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There's no way to do this. It's been posed on Gmail's support forums in the past and the answer has always been (from the linked discussion above): ... Google's native apps on Android phones are designed to use the phone itself to sign in and out. If you're concerned about account security on your phone I recommend you add a lock pattern or PIN to ...


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You don't mention what version of the app you're using or which OS version, but this is how I do it on my Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0. Open Gmail app Open the overflow menu (three vertical dots) and choose Settings Tap the email account you want to use Under "Data Usage" tap "Manage labels" You'll see your labels there, including "pseudo-labels" like "...


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Go into the Gmail app. From the overflow menu (the three dots in the corner), choose Settings. In the settings window, choose the Gmail account you're using. (If you have more than one account, do the following for each in turn.) Notifications is the third option down. Turning it off will disable mail notifications. In general, you should look for a ...


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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 their entries, and select "Clear Cache" plus "Delete Data" Especially exclude things like "Google Play Services", but include the "Calendar Provider" and "...


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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 can't create labels from the Gmail app. On the left, click More. Click Create new label. Name your label. Click Create. (Emphasis mine)


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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 conversation. I was surprised to find that this only deleted the queued message. The rest of the conversation stayed intact in my inbox.


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Open Google docs, open a new word document, then select insert image, insert the image of your choice, once done it is now in clipboard form copy that minimise ,come back to your Gmail touch and paste !! Thank me later!! :)


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What's going on is that your phone is not using your password. When you log in an Oath token is issued. This is more secure, because your password is not stored on the device. It also has the additional benefit that it can automatically log you in in your browser. To deny access to your phone, remove the authentication token here. Moreover starting with ...


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You might need to clear the cache of the Download Manager. Go into: Settings -> Apps -> All (tab) -> Download Manager Here tap Clear cache and for good measure Clear data


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The steps you have to take are the following ones: Expand the list of recent labels, but this time tap the option Show all labels. This will take you to the list of all your labels, in whose bottom you'll see the option Manage labels: tap there. In the list of labels, tap the one you want to be notified about. By default that label has Label sync and ...


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One current work around would be to create a draft in gmail that has the signature and use it in the mobile app.


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There seems to be a problem with the latest Cyanogenmod 7.1.0 and the german locale. Possible solutions are Some users report that if you search google on your phone for "gmail market" and open the market:// link with the Market, Gmail will install. Use the market enabler to change your mobile provider and download the gmail app. Manually install the .apk ...


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