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How to force Mail.app to ask for Gmail password?

I recently changed my Gmail account's password. The account in Mail.app is offline as expected ("Login Failed"), but there seems no way to input the new password: There is no password input field in ...
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Gmail account set up in Mac

I'm trying to set up my gmail account in Mac mail, but unsuccessful. I can get mails, but when sending a message it says that my outgoing server is wrong. What can I do? Thanks
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How can I change the reply-to field in Gmail app?

I wonder how to change the reply-to field in Gmail app when sending an email. I use iOS 9. I just want to change at the reply-to for one email, not all emails I send. Here is what I see: Clicking ...
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How can I add CC and BCC fields in Gmail app?

I wonder how to add CC and BCC fields in Gmail app. I use iOS 9. Here is what I see: Clicking on + didn't reveal anything exciting.
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Massive amount of unread email with google account

With the latest version of iOS and iPhone 6 Plus, I'm seeing a massive amount of unread emails with my google account, corresponding to Social and Promotions (which are, indeed, unread). Is there ...
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Hide gmail folder on iPhone but show in Mail

Is there a way I specify which folders/labels are available on my iPhone separately from in Mail?
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How to stop Mail.app filling up with downloaded mail

I have started using MS Outlook for mail and calendar management because of its tight integration and ease of handling mail. I have a Gmail account an iCloud account and a POP account with an ...
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How to recover emails backed up in iCloud

I use Mail on my iPad mini iOS 9.2 with 3 different email addresses coming in, one of which is Gmail set up as IMAP to download onto my iPad and my iPhone 6. I have iCloud set to backup everything ...
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iPhone contacts lost after sync with gmail

I have a new iPhone 6s. I transferred contacts from an old feature phone into the contacts. Today I set up synch with google contacts - all the phone numbers on the iPhone are gone, and replaced ...
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“Sign-in attempt prevented” mails when signing in to Gmail

I am using an up-to-date version of Chrome (v47.0.2526.106) on OSX El Capitan. Ever since I upgraded to El Capitan, I have been getting emails from Google whenever I sign in to Gmail, saying "Sign-in ...
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Recurring problems with gmail on iPhone

I have gmail as the main mail account on my iPhone. Each time I set the account up, it works for a while — a few days to a month — but the becomes unable to fetch/send mail, giving the message ...
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syncyng star-labels between Gmail and Mail MacOSX

I succeeded in syncing all gmail labels (mail osx folders) through IMAP between Mail OSX and Gmail. It works perfectly. However I still have troubles in getting the synchronization bwtween what gmail ...
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Gmail contacts on iPad not working

I installed the Gmail app (v4.2) on my iPad (iOS 9.1), and it seems to work fine. I can see the contacts when I compose an email within the Gmail app. However, when I use the share via button in any ...
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In Mail.app are images for a gmail account pulled from google image proxy servers or original servers?

When using Mail.app to access a gmail account, will images get pulled from the google image proxy servers or from the original servers? From https://support.google.com/mail/answer/145919?hl=en ...
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Filing Sent messages in a folder other than sent messages folder

Is there a way to create a rule in Apple Mail that will copy every sent message to another folder? I want to have every sent message to be copied to the G-Mail IMAP folder so that all my sent mail is ...
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Contacts I add in the mac contacts app (google account) won't sync to iphone

My contacts are in google account. The mac contacts app and iphone both synced with the account. When I add a contact on the mac, it appears in google but not on the iphone. I have to disable and ...
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AppleScript to find currently open Gmail tab and Compose new email

I'm trying to modify the following script to compose a new email in an open Gmail tab: https://github.com/mobjack/MacChromeCalendarFocus This simple script finds the Chrome tab with Google ...
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iOS Mail & Gmail Account, How to flag on swipe?

I would like to flag/star email when swiping left. Is it possible with gmail account in iOS mail app?
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Use Mail app for mailto links but not receive?

I use the Outlook email app but because Apple doesn't allow changing associated apps for things like mailto links, whenever I click on "Send feedback" in an app or an email address on a website, I'm ...
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How to send email from OS X command line

Dozens of tutorials followed and nothing works. msmtp doesn't work ("TLS certificate verification failed: unable to get local issuer certificate" (cert installed) postfix doesn't work (no way to ...
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Issue w/ outgoing email – Google Apps with alias in iOS Mail.app

I get an error message trying to send an e-mail in iOS' Mail.app – "The connection to the outgoing server smtp.gmail.com failed." I used to send e-mails with my current setup just fine and I can ...
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El-Cap Mail app intermittent IMAP connection issues

The issues started occurring after upgrade to 10.11 but not sure if related or not. I have 2 gmail accounts defined on my Mail app. Most of the time (around 70% or so) all is healthy. But every ...
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Gmail doesn't work with default Mail app on iPhone 6 with data only

Like any normal person, I've hooked up my Gmail account to the default Mail app on iPhone 6. But for some reason it's not sending or receiving anything when I'm on data (Verizon 4G LTE), while working ...
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Adding deleted Gmail account back to iPad

I accidentally deleted one of my Gmail accounts from my iPad. It is still on my iPhone and my computer, but I can't add it to my list of email accounts because it still exists as my account. Does ...
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Where does Chrome's Gmail Offline store its files on my Mac?

I have added Gmail Offline to Chrome on OS X Mavericks. Where on my Mac are the offline files (such as attachments) and the app itself stored? Google nor StartPage are very helpful in finding any ...
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Apple Mail App :: “Erase Junk Mail” is greyed out

I'm running OS X El Capitan, and have 3 Gmail accounts signed into it. For some reason, the Erase Junk Mail menu option is greyed out. How can I use this option?
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How to delete Gmail folder after El Capitan upgrade?

After upgrading to El Capitan, I suddenly have a huge Gmail Archive file. I deleted its content but can't delete the folder, and I don't want it. What do I do?
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Notes created via Siri don't sync with Gmail until they're manually edited

For years, I've successfully used Siri to create notes that were then synced with Gmail, as described here: http://lifehacker.com/5569758/seamlessly-sync-iphone-notes-to-a-gmail-account A few weeks ...
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I cannot send GMAIL using Outlook 2016

I have Outlook 2016 and I'm trying to pickup my gmail using IMAP. I can receive emails, but it does not send when doing a test send on setting up the email. Error code: 0x800cce05 SMTP Server: ...
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Mail App timing out and having trouble getting and sending mail

I'm using El Capitan now...but this problem existed with Yosemite too. I keep getting error messages that say either could not connect to server or the server returned the error: Connections to the ...
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Merging two email accounts in El Capitan

After the upgrade, El Capitan duplicated my Gmail account, which is now both as POP and IMAP (that is because I set up my Google Internet account in Yosemite, but I never set up the IMAP account in ...
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Mail app is multiplying mails when saving them

When I'm writing an email with Mail, the email is going to be saved automatically each "X" minutes. The thing is, it is saved in my Archives folder every times it gets automatically saved ; that means ...
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Apple Mail: how to make its behavior the same as Google Mail — smtp from another address

I set up my GMail such that anyone who receives my mails will read From: my other address. This, however, does not apply when I am using Apple Mail, and I wonder what would be the proper way to make ...
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Mail notifications without Mail.app

This is an odd request I'm sure, but does anyone know of a way to get mail notifications without setting up Mail.app? I check my Gmail and Outlook (not my choice) via a browser due to often limited ...
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Moving and saving contact changes in groups in Gmail

I have many groups set up in Google contacts. I am unable to save changes after I move/delete certain contacts from certain groups. I am able to select and deselect the groups I want the contacts to ...
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How to remove mails from mail app and maintain google calendar synchronized with Apple Reminders?

I've got a gmail account and I use the browser to read, write and manage my gmail account. I wrongly opened Apple mail and it started synchronizing with gmail. I would like to maintain google ...
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Why is Gmail being delayed one week?

It is just as weird as it sounds. I'm using the default mail app on my iPhone 6 with iOS 8.4.1. Ever since I have it, my mail has been showing up one week late. To be specific, I only get my mail at ...
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How to force a sync update between Gmail contacts and iPhone with iOS 9?

I am successfully synchronizing my iPhone contacts with my GMail account. When adding a new contact in my GMail account, the new contact takes a few hours to sync to the device. This is cumbersome, ...
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Hacked Gmail-reset pass-fowarding to Icloud

Srry for my bad english. Hi, i need to ask for help. Iff someone hacked my gmail, but i reset pass(log out all devices) after 2 hours(and add sms verification), but i didnt notice that is IMAP-turned ...
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Reply from same address as mail was sent to in Mail.app

I have a single Gmail account that receives mails via forwards from 2 other addresses. The Gmail web UI allows me to reply with the address it was received on. Is it possible to set up Apple's ...
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My Macbook Pro won't let me open the mail application. How do I fix this?

Every time I try to open my mailbox it comes up with the option only for me to quit or quit and rebuild mailboxes. Ive tried both options and neither will change anything.
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Send email from Google-group-email

In the mac mail app, it is possible to select the from-email in the dropdown menu. The available from-email adresses correspond to the added acounts. Adding accounts on a mac: In Yosemite: System ...
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Wrong name on Mail app

I'm using Yosemite and I've added my Google account to my Internet Accounts and when I receive emails to that account the name is displayed as Holidays in New Zealand. This is somehow funny and wrong. ...
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OSX Calendar app invitations keep returning after acceptance

I am using Yosemite with Calendar 8.0. My calendar is linked to my Gmail account. When I accept event invitations through the Calendar app, after some time they will revert to the unaccepted state, ...
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My Macbook keeps getting hung-up when signing into mail

This problem is relatively new. I am running Yosemite with all updates completed. Each day for the past week I get an (!) in a triangle near one or more of my mail accounts (gmail usually or any that ...
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Launching Google Calendar from Gmail app on iPhone

When I receive calendar invites in the Gmail app on my iPhone, clicking on "Add to calendar" launches the web browser with details of the invite missing. I have Google Calendar installed on my phone - ...
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Restore old attachment files from Mail app

I have Mail.app connected with my gmail account.I havent use mail app for year, during this time, I deleted some attachments on my gmail account (in GMAIL web API). Is there any way how to get them ...
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Syncing contacts from iCloud to Gmail not working

I am trying to export my contacts from iCloud to Gmail but it is not functioning. I keep on pressing export option but nothing is coming out. Is there any other way to sync my contacts to Gmail or to ...
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Mac Mail App - Lot's of flagged emails: getting rid of it

I recently bought a MacBook and now I am trying to understand how to use the native email client. I use only an iCloud and a Gmail account to handle email, and most of my important emails are in ...
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Advanced gmail settings missing on iPad?

I'm trying to make some changes to my gmail account on my iPad. All recommendations ask me to go into Settings, select mt gmail account, then select "Advanced" which I don't have as an option... What ...