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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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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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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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Attachments missing from messages in “inbox” folder in apple mail, when using google apps

When using mail.app with google mail (google premier apps) over imap, i have a problem where e-mails come through without showing attachments sometimes. The odd thing is, if i look at the "All Mail" ...
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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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How to use Gmail contacts on an iPod Touch

I have an iPod Touch 4. It easily lets me set up the Mail and Calendar apps to use my Gmail account, but I can't seem to find a way to get the Contacts app to use my Gmail contacts. Am I missing ...
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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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iMac Snow Leopard using Apple Mail via Gmail: Can I get rid of “Sender” field?

My wife has a new iMac, and she has noticed that Yahoo mailing lists are rejecting her because Gmail is adding a "Sender:" field that has her Gmail address instead of the email address she's using. ...
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Why doesn't Mail.app ver. 4 recognize Google Apps accounts as Gmail IMAP

When I add a gmail account with a username of @gmail.com, Mail.app ver 4 recognizes this as a Gmail IMAP account. However, if I try to add a Google apps domain email address ending in ...
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Mail.app and multiple copies of emails

I start using Mail.app today. I have two Gmail accounts (one free hosted and one on Google Apps). In Mail.app I created two IMAP accounts according to the official Google manual. But when somebody ...
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Gmail on iPhone app : pictures broken

The native Gmail iPhone 4 app on my phone behaves weird, it is not showing pictures that come as attachment, when I click on the picture it starts downloading the picture but it displays those classic ...
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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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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 to send and archive emails from iPhone or iPad?

In gmail, I have a button that both sends and archives a message at once. When I send emails from my iPad or iPhone, the messages stay in the inbox. Is there a setting I can use to make the mobile ...
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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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Search all archived mails in the server in Apple Mail for OSX Mavericks

I'm using Apple Mail on OSX Mavericks, with an IMAP account configured (Google). Since all my mails are archived on the server (I'm using Apple Mail just from a few months), when I search emails, I ...
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Does syncing iphone to a new computer erases notes linked to the gmail account?

I have an iPhone with a bunch of items in the notes app I don't want to loose. The notes are linked to a gmail account. I want to switch iTunes library for that iPhone. Going from a PC to a mac. ...
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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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iOS 7 Hide Quoted Messages in a Mail Thread

Sometimes we have very long email discussions at work and thus email threads grow -- email clients automatically append all previous replies in the thread to your newly created message. (Gmail web app ...
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iPhone Gmail app marks all mail as important

I'm using the official Gmail application on my iPhone to receive my Gmail. The reason I use this app is because I label a lot of mails (newsletters for example) so they end up in a folder. However, ...
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Hide Gmail Labels on iPhone app

I have the Gmail on my iPhone and iPad, both running the latest version or iOS and the Gmail app. In the app, is there any way to get rid of/hide the 'important' and 'all mail'. When I toggle the ...
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Mail able to send but not receive

I have found and tried several solutions to why Mail.app (I'm running Mavericks) has not been able to download emails for about 5 hours. I can send just fine, but when I go to my gmail account there ...
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iPhone gmail app push notifications not working

My iPhone gmail app push notifications 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 don't ...
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10.9 Mail “smart mailbox” doesn't filter properly

I have a smart mailbox setup to combine the inboxes of my 3 Gmail accounts. It worked great in 10.8. In Mavericks, this "smart inbox" frequently shows messages which have already been archived, and ...
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How to add an account in Apple Mail without downloading older messages?

I recently took on a position in an organization, and with it I gained access to the organization's e-mail account. I would like to add the account to Apple Mail. The organization has been around ...
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Multiple spam folder in Gmail!

I changed the setting (That I cannot remember) and now I have two set of folders with a "more" button. Spams are on the new span folder not where they always was I checked filters, there was one and I ...
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Can't get an event on google calendar to show up on iphone calendar app on ios7

I tried everything, even deleting my gmail account and recreating. I create a google account in the Mail, Calendar option and select Email and Calendar. Still, there is nothing I can do to see my ...
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How do I stop loading images in Junk mail folder in Mail.app 6.6 with Gmail

I have setup Mail.app to use my Gmail account. Gmail has a spam filter that works excellent for me. But I sometimes check the Junk mailbox in Mail to see if something got there by accident. When I go ...
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Turn Off Calendar Alerts for Certain Calendars

I have several calendars that I need to view an access, but I don't necessarily want the alerts coming in for all of them. Is there a way to turn off all other notifications except my account (in ...
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Switching contact server from Exchange to Gmail

I have my contacts on my company's Exchange server. I am now switching jobs and my plan is to export a CSV file with my contacts from Outlook and import that into Gmail, but what should I do on my ...
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Outgoing e-mail server from Safari / text document

When I send/share a URL in Safari I want the default outgoing sender to be my gmail and not iCloud address. How do I set that. Also when I'm in a text document and I want to share/email it, the ...
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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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Archive script for Mail in Mountain Lion

I found this script on this site: tell application "Mail" selected messages of message viewer 1 move result to mailbox "[Gmail]/All Mail" of account "Gmail" end tell Is there a way to take ...
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iPhone GMail app sometimes shows an icon instead of an email address

If I tap and hold on the "I" green box, I will copy the "I" and the email address and some other info that looks like this: internationalplaza@apple.com to me, internationalplaza 2 days ago Details ...
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cannot get my google contacts to show even after setting up the exchange account microsoft exchange

I have all my contacts in Google Contacts, so I was wondering is there anyway I could sync them with the contacts on the phone? I have spent hours trawling through stuff online today, and can see a ...
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iOS: Multiple GMail send-form addresses, using S/MIME

I tried to setup my GMail-Account including my various send-as-addresses that I set up in the Webmail interface using this great tutorial. However, I have two issues: I cannot setup multiple S/MIME ...
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iPhone/iPad GMail Stopped Sync'ing Properly

I have a couple of GMail accounts which I track on my iMac, iPhone, and iPad. On the iOS devices, both of the accounts are setup as Exchange accounts with Push delivery. I read that this is the ...
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Contacts sync via CardDav misses some

I recently set up a CardDav account on my iPhone 4S which is running iOS 6.01. It synced with my GMail account just fine, however, the Contacts app only shows those that are within the My Contacts ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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iCal entries in Gmail

My iCal details are showing up in my wife's Gmail account! I shared my personal and work calendars with her, as a courtesy, but don't understand how they've wound-up subscribed into her Gmail. Not ...
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Email downloads but then is immediately removed

I this problem at the moment where when I check my email, it downloads an email and I see it at the top of the list (it's from SongKick). I just see the subject and sender, not the body. After about ...
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Mail app rejects Gmail SMTP when Adium is connected to Gtalk

This issue is really weird, and it started right after I started the Lion update process in Snow Leopard, before even rebooting to Lion. :) I use a Gmail account for mail and chat. When Adium is ...