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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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How to have multiple names in Apple Mail?

In Mail.app I can send e-mails on behalf of different mail addresses. It looks like this: I've achieved this by inputting multiple e-mail addresses separated by a comma in the Email Address field of ...
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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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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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How to sync 30 days of mail in the mail app?

I find managing multiple browser windows on OSX a real pain with no solution, so I decided to get rid of some tabs. I loaded up gmail into the OSX Mail client, but it wants to sync my entire ...
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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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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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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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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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Mail.app folders + iPhone/iPad = missing emails?

I have a specific mail setup on my mac where I use Mail.app to access my Gmail via IMAP, and the app filters emails into folders ("On my mac" as opposed to in Gmail itself) for my different projects, ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Getting errors when trying to send something using Gmail and Mail 5

I've had a problem for awhile with a Gmail account linked to Mail, which arose last summer after I upgraded to Lion. When I try to send a signed message (signed, in terms of security, not a signature ...
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If I'm using Gmail, can I clean out the space that “Mail Messages” are taking up on my hard drive?

In looking to make some room on my MacBook Pro's Hard drive, I ran the excellent Disk Inventory X As I expected, movies, my Aperture Archive and other media-intensive files took up a ton of my space. ...
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How to sync gmail contacts keeping exchange contacts?

I have an iPhone with an exchange account and also a gmail account. I saw google's instructions to sync gmail contacts and it says to first tell contacts to stop syncing on the exchange account. The ...
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Can I hide the “All on My iPhone” option in iPhone's Contacts app?

I'm using Gmail for Contacts, Notes, Calendar, and Mail sync. Since I only have one account, most of these apps don't have the top level selection page which let's you choose which account to use. ...
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How to track email open/forward events with Mac Mail (or standalone App)?

We are looking for a Mac tool to track open and forward events on email we send (basically, ToutApp or Yesware functionality). We're hoping to find something which is compatible with Mac Mail (v7.1) ...
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Can I delete Mailbox Folder in Snow Leopard

When I first got my Mac I used Mail for a little while, but now I always use Gmail in my browser directly. My hard drive is nearly full and I've been using What size to try and work out where my ...
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How do I get iPad (iOS 7) to use the email aliases I have set up on gmail

I have an iPad with iOS7. This is set up with 2 email accounts (gmail and ISP default). I want to use the "Contact Us" option on one of my apps, but this offers me the options of using either of the ...
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how to make an “archive” button for Mail.app in mac os x mountain lion to work with gmail accounts?

has anyone tried to build an "archive" button for apple mail to move mails from the Inbox to All Mail in Mail.app (Mountain lion)? there is this page: http://stl.techinno.nl/archive/ but it wont ...
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How to Make G-mail Remember my User ID and Passwords with Safari

I work in marketing and have several G-mail accounts established exclusively for my clients advertising programs that I must access frequently. Until a few days ago, each time I opened any G-mail ...
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Searching Gmail from Mail.app doesn't work

The search in iPhone's Mail.app doesn't find anything. The same problem exists on OS X. When I search a word I usually get no results. It only works if the word is included in a recent email, let's ...
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How to stop Gmail app checking emails in background?

Is it possible to stop Gmail iOS app checking email without me asking for it? I don't need the phone to check for emails while I'm in from of my computer.
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iOS 6 broke gmail email account (not imap type) - Send is extremely slow (5-10 minutes)

A lot of people, myself included, cannot use their gmail account with the iPhone anymore because of an annoying iOS 6 bug. It will not send anything no matter what you do. If you switch to IMAP type ...
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Mail.app encounters recurring connection error (to Gmail IMAP server) after installing Mountain Lion

I have a Gmail IMAP account in Mail, which up until installing Mountain Lion has always worked smoothly. Now after the upgrade, I find that if I have Mail open for a while in the background or I put ...
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Error trying to access Gmail on all browsers, “bad_mac_alert”

Recently I've been getting this error in Chrome when I try to access Gmail or other google sites. Error 126 (net::ERR_SSL_BAD_RECORD_MAC_ALERT): Unknown error. In Firefox it's An error occurred ...
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Very strange me.com/iCloud email behavior

I have a gmail address, say, x@gmail.com and a me.com address, say y@me.com. If I use the web based iCloud email client for my me.com account, and I send an email to the following 3 versions of the ...
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How to get Gmail priority inbox sections on Mail?

I use Google priority inbox so I've a Starred section, Important, and Everything else as separate sections on the web gmail. Now, I just set up my "Mail" on Mac OS X (using IMAP) but Mail will just ...
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Missing email attachments

I have a Gmail account but access all my email through Apple Mail. I noticed in the last month or so that I'm not seeing the attachments that are being sent to me. In order to access the attachments, ...
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Gmail Draft emails do not sync properly between Apple Mail.app (on Mac) and iPad

My Gmail drafts are not syncing properly between Apple's Mail.app (on the Mac) and the Mail app on the iPad. What is the proper way to set up drafts so that they sync properly?
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Can Lion's Mail.app unsubscribe from Gmail IMAP folders?

I want to try out the new Mail.app but I can't seem to find a way to unsubscribe from certain IMAP folders using my Gmail account. If I right-click on any folder and select "Get Account Info", and ...
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Group Contacts to Send Sms

Instead of specifying each number one by one, is there anyway I can specify a group when sending sms? For your info, I am using the contacts synced from Gmail, not the iPhone's built-in address book. ...
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Gmail calendar do not receive answer from iCloud calendar

Problem: I do not see whether an iCloud user accepted/declined my invitation which I created in Gmail Calendar. My steps: I create a new event in Gmail Calendar. Add them user with iCloud email ...
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Apple Mail sending new mails from both mailboxes

I'm using Apple Mail on Mavericks (10.9.2). I've configured two mailboxes, both gmail accounts using IMAP. My problem is that every time I compose and send a new email it sends the same email ...
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Why does a click on a website zooms in on a part of the page?

I'm not sure this is even a Mac issue, but when using Gmail on Chrome with OSX, clicking on certain parts of the page makes them zoom in. It's a little hard to explain, so here's a vid: ...
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Mavericks does not delete Gmail emails

I use the built-in Mail.app client to fetch my Google Mail emails using IMAP. If I delete an email in any mailbox except trash using the delete button, Mail.app puts the email in the corresponding ...
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Sync contacts from iPhone to Gmail

I cannot sync contacts from my iPhone to my Gmail account. I have a standard Google account setup in my Mail, Contacts, Calendars settings (Exchange is not available to me). Also, my Gmail is set as ...
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Flagged/Starred Messages not working in Apple Mail

I just setup 2 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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Prevent Gmail signatures from syncing between iPhone and iPad

I am trying to setup my email signature for my Gmail app on both my iPhone and iPad. However, whatever I setup on on my iPhone defaults on my iPad and vice versa. Is there a way to work around this?
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How do I stop gmail from loading its tour every time I open the app?

Gmail is loading its tour of the 'new' gmail features (primary/social/promotion sections) every time I open my app on my ipad. I've completed the tour many times hoping that would stop it from popping ...
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OS X Mail Mavericks 10.9 Gmail accounts NOT in sync

In OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 after doing all the updates my Gmail accounts still show messages that are in the inbox but when I login to gmail on the browser, they aren't there. Is there a way to fix ...
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Data differences between Apple Contacts and GMail Contacts?

I'm thinking of syncing my Mac's contacts with Google. But I'm a little wary of any data syncing between platforms, since some data is usually lost. Is there a list somewhere that describes which ...
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Mac Mail downloads my entire gmail account can i just get the last 30 days?

Mac Mail every few days i find that it's downloading my entire account all over again. That's like 8 years work of email - which is really beginning to annoy me. Can I configure mail to only get ...