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Is it possible to use Gmail properly via Outlook 2015 for Mac?

I'm a long-term GMail user. I tend to access my GMail via the GMail website or the Inbox app on my phone, but I find it convenient to be able to access GMail via Outlook 2015 for Mac, too. I have ...
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Delete My Gmail Account In My iPad

I wanna give away my old iPad to my kid, and would like to delete my Gmail account from the old iPad. Questions: 1) Will my Gmail account be totally erased when I delete my Gmail account on my iPad? ...
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Setting up gmail in Mavericks - A connection error occurred

I am trying to setup gmail on a clean install of Mavericks 10.9.5. The Gmail settings like enabling IMAP etc are all set. So now I am ready to add a new account in my mac, by going in System ...
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Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google

Since yesterday the System Preferences pane on Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google to setup e-mail, calendars and contacts. It started after Contacts.app did not want to sync ...
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In Inbox by Gmail, where is the new “Swipe to delete” setting?

At the I/O conference yesterday, it was announced that Inbox would no longer require an invitation, and there were some feature improvements released. One of these was "swipe to delete," a feature ...
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Selective contacts on iphone

I've synced my google (gmail) contacts to my iphone5, but i'd like to have some contacts not show on my phone. Is there a way to select either on the phone or on gmail which contacts to show on my ...
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Mac Mail “Not Responding” with Gmail IMAP account

I'm experience some issues with my Mac Mail on my MacBook Air. I hasn't been there all the time, as far as I can remember it started around Yosemite. In my mail, I've two accounts. One is my work ...
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No option to enter password in Gmail account settings

I have done all the 2 step verification steps and everything, but when I go into my Gmail account settings on my iPhone it does not have a line/option for me to enter my new password. Do you know how ...
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Issues with Google's apps on iOS over Cellular

I recently got an iPhone 6 (iOS 8.3, Verizon), and I've been having recurring issues with Google's apps not being able to access the network when on LTE or 3G (Gmail, Google, Inbox, Play Music, etc). ...
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Unable to send email from Mac Mail App to one specific email address (all emails to all other emails addresses are sent)

We have been trying to send emails to a specific gmail address that certainly does exist for many months now but we are unable to and receive this message: 'Cannot send message using the server ...
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Phone ring for email

Is it possible to let the phone ring when received gmail of with title="urgent, please notice"? Gmail App has vibration when emails are received, the vibration sometimes I have missed it. I need to ...
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Restore gmail messages to mail.app after TimeMachine restore

I have a dozen different email accounts for different roles, all of which I interact with through mail.app. I had a hard drive disaster, and restored from TimeMachine. It did an impressive job of ...
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Notes on a different account (@gmail) and have icloud account. Unable to see the notes on icloud

I have notes on my iphone. However the notes are in different account and not on the icloud account and I am unable to see the notes when I login to my icloud account. I have notes back up turned on. ...
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Too many redirects occurred trying to open GMail by clicking on the icon on the Goggle Webpage.

Gmail was loading fine until yesterday when it suddenly stopped. I get the message "Safari can't open the page - Too many redirects occurred trying to open" I get the same message if I just try to ...
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iPhone 5 moving of contacts

I do not know what account my contacts were earlier synced to. Now when I try to deactivate my exchange account, I lose all the contacts saved on the iPhone. When I log in using the multiple iCloud ...
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Mail app issue with gmail

I have a very frustrating issue with mail app. I am using the mail app for my gmail email address. The issue is that, when I am writing a new message and would like to save a draft, the app creates a ...
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How to be notified only once for new Gmail emails?

I've just moved from Android to iPhone and I'm struggling to configure my Gmail notifications to work in the same way. On Android, I had it configured so that I didn't receive further notifications ...
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Configuring Apple Mail with Gmail Aliases

I am trying to use AppleMail and trying to configure to using gmail alias. My primary email address is sid@mydomain.com and I have configured this in Apple Mail and able to send / receive messages ...
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Mail shows 100% usage for Gmail account, doesn't rebuild

For some reason Mail shows me 100% account usage on my Gmail account. I've deleted most mails with attachments, erased deleted items and did a rebuild. However, the account information still shows ...
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(Easy way of ) Turning gmail events to (google) calendar on Iphone

I have default mail , Gmail , calendar and google calendar apps on IPhone. When I get an event (from lets say meetup ), I have to copy paste bits and pieces from mail/Gmail app to Calendar/Google ...
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OS X repeatedly stops syncing contacts and calendar with Gmail

For what feels like forever (but is probably only a year or two), OS X constantly ‘loses’ my Gmail password. This is particularly annoying, because I use two-factor-authentication with my Google ...
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My Gmail messages bear “MacBook Pro” rather than my name

A few days ago I purchased a MacBook Pro 13.3" and now notice that Gmail messages I send from it do not bear my name but instead say "Macbook Pro." How can I replace "Macbook Pro" with my name?
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Can't get rid of an email that would not get sent and only get some of my gmail

I do not get all my Gmail. I get some but not all; it is random. ALSO, perhaps related, I tried to send an email with an attachment to a large number of people. I got the message "Cannot send message ...
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Notes synchronisation with google account, uncountable notes generated

I have setup my macbook to sync with my google account for notes and apparently for each note that i start to write on my mac several versions, i believe all versions of the notes (after each ...
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Syncing contacts between Outlook for Mac (2015) and Google Contacts

How to I sync contacts between Outlook for Mac (2015) and Google Contacts?
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Gmail tab in Safari Consumes high band width

I have figured a process called 'Safari networking' (I think it's the process of safari browser) consumes lots of bandwidth. It's about 1 GB in 1 hour, but I didn't download anything. I have also ...
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Is there some way to make Mailbox for Mac access my Mac “Contacts” for recipients?

I'm using the Mailbox for Mac app. (It's the latest version, which is 0.4.0 at the time I'm posting this.) When I type names into the recipients field, it shows me some names (I assume they're names ...
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Inbox by Gmail - making a small application

Now, I know some of us hate Google, but they have come up with a really good service at Inbox. I find it very easy to manage email that way and have been using it on my Windows PC as a chrome ...
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How should I clean up old mailbox files?

I'm using Mail.app to read my gmail via IMAP. I recently realised that, since I have a huge amount of mail in that account, and a fairly small SSD, it would be wise to reconfigure the account the save ...
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How do I add the Gmail app to my sharing options (i.e. from photos)?

I've installed the Gmail app on my iPhone 5s (running iOS 8.x). However, when I'm done taking a photograph (or directly from within the Photos app), if I choose to share I'm presented with a list of ...
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What are the default locations for mailbox storage for Apple Mail?

I'm trying to sort out my ~/Library/Mail folder. I access some emails outside of the Mail client, so I need to know where emails wind up, and it seems to have changed a bit with gmail in particular. ...
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OS X SMTP issue - Unable to send email (gmail)

I have installed OS Yosemite 10.10.1 a couple of months ago. Everything was ok especially with mail. However a couple of days ago it just stopped to sending emails with no apparent reason since none ...
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Hide contact's name when sending an email

I am using somewhat "unofficial" names for people I work with in my Address Book. Basically, I add an emoji after the first name to help me recognize the contact faster (extremely helpful on the ...
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Loss of apps for ios5

Is there any way to get ios5 apps when the developer has stopped supporting them? i.e gmail. Had to reset my ipad and lost some apps now find apps all need ios 6. Thanks for any info.
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Apple Mail freezes or crashes during IMAP sync with gmail

I have this problem that bothers me a few weeks now. In my Apple Mail on MacBook Pro I have 4 Mailboxes. One of them is Gmail synced via IMAP. When I open the app everything works fine for about an ...
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Archived Messages Reappear in the Mail App Inbox

I'm using Gmail on my iPhone 6 (IOS 9.1). When I archive some messages (by swiping left on the message in the Mail.app), they disappear from my Inbox, then get added right back a second or two later. ...
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moving mail folders to gmail labels - sublabels and hierarchy is lost

I use Mail.app and iOS Mail to access 3 different gmail accounts. Currently I have all of my mail in folders "on my mac", but I'd like to be able to access them from my mobile devices (iphone, ipad) ...
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Mail not responding when syncing with Google Apps Gmail account in OS X Yosemite 10.10.1

Mail.app goes unresponsive whenever a specific Gmail account is added. If I quit the process and go to System Preferences > Internet Accounts and disable the account, I can start Mail normally. I ...
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Blocked sign-in attempt to Google Account

This morning I had an email in my Inbox from Google saying "We recently blocked a sign-in attempt to your Google Account (Date & Time: Saturday, January 10, 2015 3:01:26 AM UTC Location: Oxford, ...
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Inbox messages not visible after upgrading to Yosemite

Since I upgraded to Yosemite on January 3rd, my Apple mail app is misbehaving. When I get new messages from gmail, they show up in the Unread and Today mail folders but not in the overall Inbox ...
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Safari not loading Gmail; Google/YouTube invalid certificate

I've tried changing DNS servers to OpenDNS's, I've cleared my history and website data from Safari, and I've uninstalled all extensions… but the browser just won't load Gmail! Whether I click on Sign ...
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How to make Apple Mail.app to use SOCKS proxy configured by a PAC file

For some reasons, I have to use a SOCKS proxy to access Gmail, otherwise, the connection will be blocked. I tried the global SOCKS agent, and the Mail.app worked fine. Nevertheless, when I turned to ...
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Deleting notes in ipod

All my notes are synced to my gmail account and can be accessed. Now if I delete all my notes on my ipod, would it also delete all my notes in my gmail because it syncs. I do not want the notes in ...
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My Mac recently using RAM like hell?

I have 8 GB of ram and I have only 1.25GB free memory left, not enough to run 2 tabs of gmail. for chrome keep asking me to kill the process of my Gmail which 2-3 days ago I'm always have like 2-3GB ...
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Mail.app won't sync Gmail account

I have several Gmail accounts. One in particular started demanding the password before sending emails. I have two factor authentication with the unrecoverable password so I had to delete the account ...
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Can i send an email from me.com with an email using a different domain?

I have had a dummy email (with a non me.com domain name) address created for my website and this email is redirected to my me.com account. This works fine. But how can i send email from my dummy ...
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Move Large Apple Mail .mbox Folders to Gmail

I have e-mail from accounts that no longer existed archived in Apple Mail, in their .mbox format. Does anyone have recommendations on how to move the messages to Google Mail, so they'll be more ...
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How to Sync Gmail's “Other” Contacts with OS X Yosemite (Mail.app and Contacts) and iOS Mail

I'm trying to get Mail.app on OS X Yosemite to autocomplete contacts on my Gmail "Other" group - i.e. the contacts google creates for you once you've sent them an email. I have a Google "Internet ...
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How to get GMail default inbox tabs (primary, social…) in Mail (Yosemite)

I'm using the default GMail inbox, where emails are magically filed under the proper tab: Primary, Social, Update and Forum. In Mail on OS X Yosemite (10.10) however, all end up in the Inbox. I can ...
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Make gmail in chrome the default email application for Yosemite

I love my MacBook but I'm not a huge fan of Mail. Can I make GMail in Chrome the default email application for Yosemite so that when I click on email links I am sent to a new draft there? I've done ...