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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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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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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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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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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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Mail.app doesn't delete the draft email after I have sent it

I use Mail.app to access my Gmail account and it doesn't delete the draft email - which is created automatically - after I have sent it. How do I correct this?
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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 change Gmail notification sound

How to change Gmail notification sound on iPhone is question a lot of people ask. So did I.
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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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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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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 ...
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iPhone Gmail app push notifications not working

Push notifications in Gmail app on my iPhone are not working properly anymore. I have the Primary only selected for my push notifications. For some reason I am getting notifications for the emails I ...
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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 can I access my GMail contact groups from my iOS 7 device?

I really need to be able to access contact groups in the Contacts app on my iOS 7 device. How can I do this? In the side bar, all that is available is "All GMail", nothing else. However, under iCloud, ...
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Change default mail application without configuring mail.app

I'd like to change my default application for handling mailto: links to be the gmail browser-based client. I'd like to do this without configuring the default mail.app. That means I cannot get to the ...
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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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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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Configuring iPad Mail app & Gmail app with different accounts?

I prefer to use the Gmail app over the standard Mail app on my iPad for reading my personal Gmail (I delete a lot of mails, newsletters, etc., after reading and this is one tap in Gmail and several in ...
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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 do I get my Google contacts in Gmail on my Gmail app on the iPad?

I don't have a Mac or Exchange (which seem to be two ways of doing this.) When I open the iPad Gmail app (from Google) there are no Contacts and the email "to" field doesn't autocomplete. I ...
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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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Is it possible to search mail for strings?

Is it possible to perform advanced searching on the native iPhone Gmail client? Search for mail containing "some string" or mail sent by, from?
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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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How to know what is preventing Mail from fetching Gmail according to schedule?

iPhone 6s, iOS 9.3.2 On my iPhone, mobile-mail is scheduled to fetch emails from my Gmail account every 15 minutes. I recently noticed that more than 15 minutes can pass - the longest so far was 24 ...
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Label the different accounts on iPhone mail

I've just finished setting up a mail address for my father. He has a custom domain name, and the he's able to receive/send email with this custom address via Gmail. On his iPhone and iPad, he's ...
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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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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 Mail....
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Mail keeps crashing when clicking on gmail mailbox

since yesterday afternoon my Mail.app keeps crashing when I am clicking on my gmail mailbox. I instantly see the beachball and looking into Activity Monitor it tells me that Mail.app uses 100% CPU ...
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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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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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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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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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Safari keeps downloading data when Gmail is open

If I have a visible tab (non occluded window) open on Gmail, my Safari (8.0 running on Yosemite) keeps downloading data at a rate of 1 MB/s. The same does not happen with Chrome. I'd like to ...
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How can I make iOS mail display the sender of an AOL-originated Google Groups message?

As recently mentioned on this webapps question, Google Groups has started re-writing the From: address information on messages originating with Yahoo & AOL users. For Google Groups mailing lists ...
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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 ...