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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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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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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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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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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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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 can one change the timezone of Gmail (Android application)?

Edited with inputs from Irfan Latif (thanks) in comments You can change the system-wide time and/or timezone in Android but you cannot change either of both in individual apps because apps usually ...
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Deleting unwanted contacts after accidental account sync

Removing the Google account should have invariably deleted the contacts linked to that account, from your phone. If not, go to Contacts, choose "Contacts to display" and select the Google account of ...
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Using multiple Google accounts in device but don't want some of them to show up anywhere in Hangouts app's menu

Yes you can. Just open Hangouts> tap the three horizontal bars on the top left> tap the Settings option> select the account you'd like to remove> scroll down and select Sign out. This will sign the ...
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Change personal name associated with email address

Edit your Google Account information: Sign in to My Account. In the "Personal info & privacy" section, select Your personal info. Choose the information you want to edit and follow the onscreen ...
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Any downsides to disabling the gmail app?

The "some apps may not function correctly" warning is a standard thing that pops up when you disable stock apps. You shouldn't experience any issues for the most part, the only instance where I could ...
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Is it possible to disable gmail sync completely, without logging out?

Disabling sync and removing email history is possible, but it will not stop others from simply enabling sync. Option 1. To disable sync for Gmail, go to settings -> accounts -> Google. And deselect ...
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How to get my Note 9 to read aloud incoming email ONLY from one specific Gmail account?

FairEmail since version 1.1254 released on 17 Jul 20, allows you to read out aloud mails from selected sender(s). A big shout out to Marcel, the developer who accepted this feature request and ...
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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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Create new Labels in Gmail App

How I found I could create a new label on Android: Open Android Chrome. Invoke Gmail within Chrome (via that 3x3 grid selector), which opens the Mobile version of Gmail. Open an email & scroll to ...
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How can I set up my Google account without syncing Gmail?

Here's a working solution to add a Google account and prevent it from syncing everything. Before adding the Google account, disable Sync (from system settings or from your pull-down menu). With sync ...
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Deleting unwanted contacts after accidental account sync

This is lifted from jpolito's 2017-03-15 reply here. It is the only thing trick has worked for me - not wanting to risk deletion of contacts for the second account. Phone Setting> Accounts> ...
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Do not show GMAIL account in gmail

Settings > Accounts > Google select the Gmail account and turn off Sync Gmail option I have two accounts that I don't want them to come in to my Gmail app, but I still want them connected with my ...
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Can an Android device be remotely factory reset using any email ID on the device?

Yes, with Google's Find My Device, you can locate, lock, and ERASE, the phone. So anyone who has access to the accounts connected to your phone is able to erase all your data. It's made for cases of ...
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Enable notifications for some emails in gmail application on Android

To enable notifications for Forum emails, follow the steps below: Open Gmail → open the menu on the top left → settings → [email protected] → manage labels → forums →...
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Accessing Gmail Password from Android Device Remotely

If i get a new phone and restore android, will the gmail app appear with the accounts logged on? When you log in on your new phone using some account, only this account will be present on this device....
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How to get past Google blocking gmail smtp access?

I have painstakingly found the final answer to this: Google will ALWAYS block SMTP logins from anywhere, even their own gmail app, unless you turn on the 'allow access from less secure' setting in ...
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Opening compressed file attachments from GMail using Total Commander

The Total Commander app can only work with saved ZIP files. This is defined in it's AndroidManifest.xml: <intent-filter> <action android:name="android.intent.action.VIEW"/> <...
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How can I remove my emails from the Gmail app?

Gmail syncs emails on the device for users' convenience (e.g. offline viewing). To clear synced emails from the device, try clearing the app data from its app info: Navigate to Android Settings - ...
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How do I disable notifications for a second Gmail account?

An Update for Android 12 or 13 Beta. Both versions were tested and confirmed. Open Gmail App on your Android phone. Choose the account to view. At the top left there are 3 lines, tap the 3 lines. ...
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How do I setup a Gmail account with 2-step verification in K-9 Mail?

I had a hard time to resolve the same problem because my Gmail accound wasn't correctly configured with 2-step verification. In case it might help somebody, here is how to do that : Turn on 2-Step ...
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How do I undo "always show pictures from this sender" on Android gmail?

In 2020 there is still a working solution to the problem of having accidentally chosen "Always display pictures from this sender" in the Android Gmail app (how I miss Inbox). Gmail app > Settings > ...
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