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Mail application captures huge disk space

I found my startup disk free space to be very low and decreasing every minute without any files be downloaded or copied to my Macbook pro. I stopped running programs one by one and found when I stop ...
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How to sync iCloud contacts with Google?

I recently started using the Gmail app on my iOS devices because it has better search functionality than the native Mail app. However, that means that when I'm writing emails the app is using my Gmail ...
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Can I stop iPhone apps from changing my Gmail status?

I recently got the Mo+ GV iPhone app to replace talkatone and it's a thousand times better. The problem is is that when I'm logged in (It connects to GTalk/voice) my gmail status is changed to an ...
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Does Apple scan iCloud e-mail like Google does with Gmail?

Does anyone know if Apple scans e-mail for marketing purposes like Google does with Gmail? Or maybe the iCloud e-mail encrypted all the way from client to server/database such that Apple couldn't ...
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How can I send a mail message later? On Mountain Lion

I want to compose a message, but rather than clicking "Send", I want to schedule a future delivery date and have the mail sent then without my taking action as long as the computer is still running. ...
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CardDav / CalDav not syncing existing entries

I set up both CalDav and CardDav on my iPhone 4S using iOS 6. It does sync new entries both ways but it fails to sync any of the existing ones. Google search queries did not shed any light on this ...
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Sync google apps (gmail) contacts directory with Mac address book

We use Gmail (Google Apps for business) at my work. I have set up my Mac (OS X 10.7.5) address book to sync the local address book with my gmail account, however this only syncs "My Contacts" but all ...
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Outlook Express 5.0 Mac Edition - Gmail SMTP Is Not Working

We have Outlook Express 5.0 on Mac OS 9 and we are trying to set it up to send and receive emails via Gmail. Receiving emails via POP works fine but sending emails via SMTP fails. We are getting ...
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College gmail account with iPhone 4S

I'm trying to sync my college email with my iPhone 4s. I used to have an android phone and I had the gmail setup through my college's email. It's hosted by GMAIL. If I try now, I get invalid un/pw ...
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iCal/Calendar and GMail - constantly errors and problems

I'm using iCal/Calendar on MacOSX 10.8.2 and have one main account on GMail. It mostly works. However, about every 1 minute - 12 hours (it really varies a lot), I get some errors from iCal that it ...
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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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Sync iCal with Gmail instead of iCloud

I would like to edit my calendar either on iCal (running on my MacBook) or on Google calendar (running on my Samsung Galaxy), and see the calendar updated on the other device. I gathered that it is ...
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Gmail on iPad not working ..error message

I'm seeing this problem all over the web and I'm asking the same thing. I am not very computer savvy and would appreciate an answer that is easy to understand. When I try to access my Gmail account ...
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MacBook Pro seems to consume gmail reminders?

Ever since I got my MacBook Pro this year, I do not get any reminders via gmail, to my desktop PC (or Android phone, it seems). I rely heavily on the reminders so I really do need this to start ...
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How can I leave Gmail for Mail?

I've decided I want to take the plunge and leave Gmail for Mail, using my iCloud account. Why? I've lost trust in Google (incl. their search bias, how they handle my privacy, and how they treat the ...
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What is the best way to set up Google mail, contacts and calendar? (consolidated)

I'm trying to understand what the best way to set up Google mail, contacts and calendars on my iPhone and iPad. There seems to be plenty of options, all of which have downsides spread over lots of ...
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How do I also sync the web calendar feeds that are in my Gmail/Google calendar into iOS 6?

I have my Google calendar syncing properly, but it doesn't bring in my web calendar feeds. For example, I have Facebook events coming into my Google calendar via web calendar feed, but those same ...
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Can I limit Gmail auto-retrieval on an iPhone?

Is it possible to stop the iPhone from retrieving old emails from my mail account? I have about 5000 messages in my Gmail inbox and would like to keep them there. Currently, my iPhone fetches about 50 ...
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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 ...
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iPhone sending invitations to appointments it didn't create

Ok at work I received an appointment invite from a colleague in Outlook which I accepted. This event is an out of hours social event so I thought I would forward the invitation as an iCal event to my ...
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How does using GMail via IMAP or Exchange affect battery life?

What are the differences with respect to battery life between using the regular Gmail setup as opposed to the Exchange setup? I know that the Exchange allows for push, but is battery life affected ...
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Is it possible to sync my Gmail contacts with my Google Apps account?

I have had a Gmail account for as many years as they've been available, but recently I've moved to use my own domain name with Google Apps. So now I have a Gmail account and a Google Apps account. ...
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Is it better for iOS to sync Gmail contacts using Exchange ActiveSync or the CardDAV protocol?

To date I've been using Google Sync as an Exchange account to synchronize contacts between Gmail and my iPhone. However, Google very recently announced support for syncing Gmail contacts using ...
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Can I use Google Sync (Exchange, Push) through Mail.app in Mountain Lion?

I love using gmail through Google Sync on my iPhone because it supports PUSH through the Exchange protocol. See: https://www.google.com/mobile/sync Essentially, they provide an Exchange compatible ...
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Manage gmail label on iPad

My iPad is configured with GMail (using an Exchange account, not IMAP. But I don't think this is relevant). I would like to create and manage folders in the Mail app. I noticed that: it is sync to ...
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Auto configuration of mail/calendar/contacts?

First day when I launched my Mac mini (OS X Lion) and started to use Safari - at some point it asked me (during the login procedure to the Gmail account) if I want to auto configure ...
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What's the easiest way to get contact info from gmail into Mac's Address Book?

Do you know how mail.app makes it easy to add address info from an email sig into the Mac's Address Book? Well, I don't use mail.app, but I'd like to find a similar way to do that with gmail. ...
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How can I specify the Sent folder for Gmail on iPad?

I use Gmail with IMAP on the iPad. I can only find Drafts and Trash folder to configure in the Settings, how can I specify the Sent folder? Trial with Gmail account: cannot find Sent folder ...
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How often do my Mac contacts sync with Gmail?

I set up my Contacts in OS X Mountain Lion to sync with Gmail. I just went to Gmail and made some contact changes. How can I determine when this will sync?
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How can I get all of my Gmail contacts into my Mac Contacts?

I was able to import all of my Gmail contacts into my iPhone but my Mac doesn't include them. How can I get all of my Gmail contacts into my Mac contacts app?
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Archive to Gmail Fails, but only when using the Archive Button on the Toolbar

If I try to archive an email using the toolbar 'archive' button I get this error message: "The IMAP command “UID COPY” (to Archive) failed for the mailbox “INBOX” with server error: No folder Archive ...
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Mail.app: How to use multiple From: addresses for the same Gmail account?

This guide explains how to add From addresses to Mail.app: Use Multiple From: Addresses with an OS X Mail Account To set up multiple addresses for one account in Mac OS X Mail: Select Mail | ...
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Drafts going in Trash

I have configured my Gmail account with OSX Mail Client. The problem is that the drafts on the Mail Client aren't stored in draft on Gmail. And all the drafts are going in Trash of Gmail. I had mapped ...
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How to hide the Flagged folder in Mail.app (Mountain Lion)?

Since upgrading to Mountain Lion, my Mail.app has sprouted a Flagged folder for each of my Gmail/Google Apps accounts. I have no use for this and would like to disable or hide it - how can I do ...
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GMail and Outlook Attachment Not Showing in Mail after Upgrading to Mountain Lion

I used to see Word and PDF attachements with my GMail account in Mail. Recently I added my new Outlook account to Mail and found that attachments are missing. So I asked my friends to send ...
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Mail sent from Apple Mail is not show in Gmail's Sent folder

Apple Mail is not showing Sent Items in Gmail. The mails sent from Apple Mail are not in Gmail.
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Mail in Mountain Lion does not search mail server

Ever since upgrading to Mountain Lion, I don't get the full search results when searching my Mail. Mail is now coming back with only 2-3 months worth of search and I'm not sure those are complete. ...
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Google two-factor doesn't work on iPad after iPhone is set up

Love the idea of two-factor auth and was pushed to do it finally by the issues that plagued the Gizmodo author. I enabled two-factor auth and it was all going really smoothly. I used Google ...
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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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How to hide or clear unread badges on Gmail folders in Mail.app?

This isn't a new problem with OS X Mail, it persists into Mountain Lion. The badges are quite obnoxious; I can go into that [Gmail] folder and right-click and Mark As Read. But they start piling ...
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Why do I get an invalid certificate error with my Gmail account in iChat/Messages?

I've had this problem for a long time now, and it's finally bothered me enough to ask. Can anyone explain why I get an invalid certificate error when I try to sign into my @gmail.com account within ...
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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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iCloud tasks do sync with Gmail

I upgraded to Mountain Lion, use an iPad and iPhone. All syncs effortless over iCloud. Just bought an Android phone (Ic sandwich) and want to use Gmail for TASK syncing. But step 1 is iCloud to Gmail ...
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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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Mail.app configured to access gmail, is there a way to sync “sent items”?

I've decided I'd like to use only my @gmail.com email account. I configured Mail.app to access my Gmail account and I can see the 'inbox' just fine. However, when I send an email with Mail.app it ...
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Is there any way to set Gmail app as the default mail client in iPhone and iPad?

I want to be able to one-click email links from apps such as Twitter, Safari and Instapaper. Is this possible if I'm using Gmail and not Apple's Mail app? Do I have to set Gmail as the default mail ...
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Gmail on iPhone: draft shows up on webmail as sent & deleted?

My GMail account is configured on my iPhone 4S as a GMail account (which I access using the "Mail" app), not using the Exchange template. This evening I was using that setup for composing an e-mail ...
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iPhone Gmail App won't stop sending notifications

I tested out the Gmail App on my iPhone 4 (iOS 5.1.1) and have now stopped as it keeps asking me for my login details. I haven't deleted it. It is continuing to send notifications even though I have ...
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Safari can’t establish a secure connection to the server www.google.com

If I try to navigate to any of the following pages: http://google.com/reader https://encrypted.google.com/ I get an error message in Safari saying: Safari can't open the page ...
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Gmail contact folder disappeared

The contact folder in my Gmail disappeared, both on iPhone and iPad. How do I get it back?