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How to properly sync Gmail with Apple products - OS X and iOS, via iCloud or Exchange?

I am a happy @gmail.com user and do not plan to switch to @me.com in the foreseeable future, still I do have a Mac and an iPhone and I do want to keep all my info in sync. So far I used the Gmail ...
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How do I get archive to work in Mail.app in Lion?

I can't get archive to work on Lion. When I choose archive in Mail.app it creates a folder called Archived. That's not what I want. When I choose delete it doesn't remove the message from my inbox. It ...
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Where do my iPod's notes go when they're synchronized with my Gmail account?

Where do my iPod's notes go when they're synchronized with my Gmail account? Where can I find them in my browser?
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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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Unable to send emails from gmail account on iOS 7.1

Everything worked fine for a long time, until today. Suddenly I am unable to send any emails using my gmail account from both my iOS 7.1 devices. I am getting this message: Unable to send email ...
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Any new recommended settings for Mail and Gmail (post Mavericks update)?

After applying the Mavericks Update for Mail 1.0, I'm still having the same problems: Gmail works great on iPhone/iPad/Gmail.com, but OS X Mail still does not reflect any changes made on other ...
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iOS 7 Mail App WIth Gmail: Hide “Promotions”?

Gmail on the web has "Social" and "Promotions" tabs that filter certain types of messages. Most of the time, I plan to ignore emails that end up in either of those folders. On iOS 7 in the Mail ...
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Mail.app Conversation/Threading issues like RES: RES: RES:

When using Gmail on Apple's mail, the conversations/threads are not being grouped properly when the subject field of the messages starts having many prefixes "RES" in the subject. Some email clients ...
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Gmail App on iOS shows badge count for unread Chats

At times, the Gmail app for iOS can display a hard-to-remove badge. The badge corresponds to a gchat message that was received offline. The badge is considered difficult to remove due to a series of ...
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Apple Mail removes my emails from inbox

My mail.app uses IMAP to fetch email from GMail. I use the standard settings given by the configuration wizard in OSX Mountain Lion. The problem I am facing is that mail.app removes all incoming ...
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How to keep mac, iphone, icloud and gmail contacts in sync?

I used to keep mac, iphone and Gmail in sync via Exchange till iCloud was released. Once I started using both Gmail contacts and iCloud for air syncing I started having duplicates on the address book, ...
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Offline HTML5 iPad: Gmail and Docs

There was some recent news about the release of an HTML5-powered offline Gmail and Docs. But it looks like these won't work on the iPad. Is this true? If so, is there a way that I can use these tools ...
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What is the best way to set up Gmail on IPad?

I just got an iPad and want to know, what is the best way to set up Gmail on the iPad? As far as I can tell there are three methods to set up the account: As a Gmail account As an Exchange account ...
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iPhone Mail displays the wrong number of drafts

I recently cleaned up my email drafts folder. I had 62 messages, and now I have only 6 email drafts saved. My iPhone, however, still shows a count of 62! Only the 6 that really exist are ...
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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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Flagged/Starred Messages not working in Apple Mail

I just setup two accounts in Apple Mail for the first time, and am having absolutely no luck getting Flagged messages to work, in addition the Starred message folders aren't working. I'm using ...
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How to sync contacts between iCloud and Gmail with Mavericks [duplicate]

The question is not about enabling the new two-way gmail syncing on Mavericks, or how to activate the iCloud one. What I'm trying to do is just to sync the two. Manually I could from time to time ...
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Why is Mail.app using so much CPU with gmail and Exchange?

My Mail.app is configured for Gmail and Exchange. For some time now the program has been running out of control. It's pretty much constantly burning 100% of CPU (but only 100%). It's got an ...
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Gmail message about safari

When I try to access my gmail account the following message appears: "This version of Safari is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser." I know my safari version is: Version ...
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Set up Gmail to work properly with Apple Mail

I often can't find my sent mail in my Gmail account viewed on my Mac in Apple Mail. I did not set up these folders, but I have both a "Sent Mail" folder indented under a "Gmail" folder and a "Sent ...
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How to remove Gmail from iPad mail?

During iPad setup I configured Gmail as email on iPad, now I want to remove Gmail from my iPad email, how to do it?
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When using Mail with Gmail IMAP, how to move emails to different folders and not label them?

I'm using Mac Lion Mail app with Gmail IMAP and when I drag and drop or command-click to move messages from my Inbox to a folder called Personal, it appears to work in Mail. But when I look at Gmail, ...
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How often does Google Notifier check for email?

I just installed Google Notifier (Mac), and I noticed that it's a bit delayed in when it reports an email has arrived. It seems that it polls the server every X minutes instead of using push ...
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Can I use multiple gmail-based accounts with the same username (but different domains) with Mail.app & IMAP?

A recent mail file corruption has led me to finally putting Eudora to bed. Since my personal email has been backed by gmail for a few years, and my work email is a Google apps email account, I ...
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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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Mac Mail can't send outgoing messages

Lately my Mail client can't send my outgoing messages. I have a gmail count, and it's configured properly. I can get the incoming messages all the time, but I can not send any. Also the connection ...
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Make MacBook Pro announce emails when sleeping

I'd like to make my MacBook make a sound when I receive a new email, even when it is sleeping. Is there any way to do that?
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Show sent emails in my inbox on iPad

Is there a way to make my sent emails show up in my inbox on the iPad, similar to how it is shown in the gmail web view? I can do this in the Mac app by creating a smart mailbox that includes both ...
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How to Add Gmail Contact via iPhone

I have my Gmail account configured via Exchange on my iPhone 4S. When I add a new contact, it only adds it to my phone. I have to add separately to Gmail and then merge duplicates, which seems like ...
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Google Mail for iOS: How to disable image resizing?

I occasionally mail screenshots to colleagues and clients from the official Google Mail app on my iPhone. Apparently, it automatically scales them down: The image originally was a 1.9 MB ...
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Google Apps – Mail couldn't discover the account settings for the Mail server

Ever since Apple introduced the Internet Accounts way of setting up email on Apple Mail a few years ago I have been unable to setup my Google Apps account, I've tried looking for similar issues but ...
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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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How do I change the default gmail calendar on my iphone 4?

I have three calendars in my gmail (one for me and my two kids). When I add an appointment on my iphone, it defaults to my son's calendar unless I manually check my calendar every single time.
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Export local contacts from iPhone

My primary means of handling contacts on my iPhone is gmail sync, but somehow it appears I have added a number of contacts to my phone locally. I want just these local contacts to sync back to gmail. ...
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Email alerts (dock icon and app sidebar) arent showing up in any more in 10.9

Ive just switched to osx 10.9 and one thing that ive noticed isnt working are mail alerts in the mail.app side bar and dock icon. Ive got several email account all of them gmail - some gmail.com and ...
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Settings app broken

I use an iPad Air with iOS 7.0.3. Today I changed the notification settings of the GMail app. After that, it's not possible any more, to open the 'Settings' app. I tap it and it closes immediately. ...
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Why do I see my OS X account picture in GMail on my Android phone?

I found a very confusing thing today: When I look at messages in the GMail app on my Android phone, the picture I set for the login on my Macbook at work is my icon in the message thread. I never did ...
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How to prevent Mail creating a local Sent Messages folder

I have a Gmail account in Mail.app that behaves a bit weird: whenever I send an email, Mail tells me that it created a local "Sent Messages" folder and changed my settings. The sent email messages ...
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Syncing Notes with Gmail & iCloud

In the Mail, Contacts & Calendars Preference pane, you can have Notes synchronize with a Gmail account. I've already got it setup to work nicely with iCloud, but.. Where do I go in Gmail to read ...
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Does the iPhone Mail app mark gmail messages as spam?

If I move a message to the Spam folder using the native mail app on the iPhone, will it be marked as spam on the gmail server? Or will the message just be moved to that folder? I'm connected to gmail ...
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Can I sync drafts to gMail from iPhone mail?

I have gmail set up via exchange. My drafts aren't syncing back to the server. Should they be? Is there a setting somewhere?
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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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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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How to set the iphone mail app to send email only

I use my gmail as my primary email address and use the gmail app on my iphone. However, whenever I want to send a picture quickly from my camera roll it uses the default mail app and then proceeds to ...
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What are some good .mbox viewers / editors for OS X?

I have some .mbox files containing thousands of emails that were exported from Gmail. I'd like to be able to view mails, by conversation and by label (Gmail label), search, delete some mails, etc. ...
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Mails sent from my work gmail come back in my personal gmail

I have two accounts that are hosted by Gmail. One is my personal account with a gmail domain, the other is a work account with our company's domain. When I send or reply to mail from my Mac using ...
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How can I keep file attachment windows (e.g. Gmail in Chrome) from going behind the Dock so I can't click OK or Cancel?

When a file attachment window for Gmail in Chrome pops up, it goes behind the dock and it is really difficult to hit cancel - I can do it, but only the very top part of the button. The window can't ...
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how to remove full my GMail “archive” for Apple Mail?

After all the travails of Mail.app, I would leave it behind, not to let it touch my GMail messages again, and free up dozens of GBs disk space in the process. However, simply unchecking "Mail" under ...
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Automatically forward “Starred in Gmail” messages to OmniFocus

Summary: I would like to create some sort of an automated process where any messages that I 'star' in Gmail (aka 'flag' when using Gmail via IMAP) will automatically be added to OmniFocus, and then ...
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Is this a potential symptom of a hardware issue? Button visual data is behaving buggy?

Recently, I opened my Gmail application on my (brand new) iPhone 4S. I've been using the phone for a couple of weeks, and I downloaded the Gmail application a couple of days ago. As you can see from ...