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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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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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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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My iPad is sending out spam emails, what could be the cause?

My iPad is sending out emails through gMail titled for example CCE29032016_00050. All emails begin with CCE followed by a number. They are sent from myself to myself. I noticed that it is my iPad ...
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Mail shows disconnected icon. Only way to recover is toggle Wifi

Many times a day, Mail.app indicates it is unable to connect to my Gmail account. I have tried quitting and restarting Mail, but it still shows disconnected. If I toggle Wifi off then on, Mail is ...
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Google Apps via Apple Mail Not Sending

The problem only began within the last couple of weeks (or so I can tell). I use Google Apps for all of my organizations, of which there are several, and I have them all set up in Apple Mail (as well ...
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How to stop Mail app from downloading mails from Trash?

I have lots filters that move junk mails to trash. But Mail app is downloading all mails from trash every time and wasting bandwidth. How can I configure it to skip trash folder?
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Apple Mail 9.2 Gmail app-specific password not accepted and main pw doesn't last

Since I re-activated my Gmail account with 2-step verification on a fresh install of OS X 10.11.3 "El Capitan", I've tried to use a fresh app-specific password for this account on my Mac. Yet, OS X ...
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How to stop Mail.app filling up with downloaded mail

I have started using MS Outlook for mail and calendar management because of its tight integration and ease of handling mail. I have a Gmail account an iCloud account and a POP account with an ...
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In Mail.app are images for a gmail account pulled from google image proxy servers or original servers?

When using Mail.app to access a gmail account, will images get pulled from the google image proxy servers or from the original servers? From https://support.google.com/mail/answer/145919?hl=en ...
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Adding deleted Gmail account back to iPad

I accidentally deleted one of my Gmail accounts from my iPad. It is still on my iPhone and my computer, but I can't add it to my list of email accounts because it still exists as my account. Does ...
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My Macbook Pro won't let me open the mail application. How do I fix this?

Every time I try to open my mailbox it comes up with the option only for me to quit or quit and rebuild mailboxes. Ive tried both options and neither will change anything.
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Wrong name on Mail app

I'm using Yosemite and I've added my Google account to my Internet Accounts and when I receive emails to that account the name is displayed as Holidays in New Zealand. This is somehow funny and wrong. ...
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My Macbook keeps getting hung-up when signing into mail

This problem is relatively new. I am running Yosemite with all updates completed. Each day for the past week I get an (!) in a triangle near one or more of my mail accounts (gmail usually or any that ...
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How to organize/receive emails on one account while sending from another

I have had a Yahoo account for a number of years and recently got a Gmail account. Since my Yahoo account has all my emails since forever saved into folders that are helpful for me to keep organized, ...
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How can I remove a Google internet account when the Google account has been closed?

I recently closed my google account and now I would like to remove the corresponding account in iCal which was linked to my google account. When I go to "Internet Accounts" and then click on the ...
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iOS/Mac OS/Gmail 2-step verification broken

Okay, so I've been struggling with this conflict for days now, and I can't figure out how to fix it. Something happened with the way iOS, Mac OS, and GMail has set up 2-step verification and ...
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Mail.app shows empty Gmail labels, but they're not empty in Gmail

This used to work, but at some point it stopped. I have labels defined in Gmail. In Mail.app they show up as folders on the left side, like: That image shows the apartments label. The problem is ...
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Selective contacts on iphone

I've synced my google (gmail) contacts to my iphone5, but i'd like to have some contacts not show on my phone. Is there a way to select either on the phone or on gmail which contacts to show on my ...
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Mac Mail “Not Responding” with Gmail IMAP account

I'm experience some issues with my Mac Mail on my MacBook Air. I hasn't been there all the time, as far as I can remember it started around Yosemite. In my mail, I've two accounts. One is my work ...
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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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Too many redirects occurred trying to open GMail by clicking on the icon on the Goggle Webpage.

Gmail was loading fine until yesterday when it suddenly stopped. I get the message "Safari can't open the page - Too many redirects occurred trying to open" I get the same message if I just try to ...
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(Easy way of ) Turning gmail events to (google) calendar on Iphone

I have default mail , Gmail , calendar and google calendar apps on IPhone. When I get an event (from lets say meetup ), I have to copy paste bits and pieces from mail/Gmail app to Calendar/Google ...
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How should I clean up old mailbox files?

I'm using Mail.app to read my gmail via IMAP. I recently realised that, since I have a huge amount of mail in that account, and a fairly small SSD, it would be wise to reconfigure the account the save ...
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Loss of apps for ios5

Is there any way to get ios5 apps when the developer has stopped supporting them? i.e gmail. Had to reset my ipad and lost some apps now find apps all need ios 6. Thanks for any info.
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Mail not responding when syncing with Google Apps Gmail account in OS X Yosemite 10.10.1

Mail.app goes unresponsive whenever a specific Gmail account is added. If I quit the process and go to System Preferences > Internet Accounts and disable the account, I can start Mail normally. I ...
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Safari not loading Gmail; Google/YouTube invalid certificate

I've tried changing DNS servers to OpenDNS's, I've cleared my history and website data from Safari, and I've uninstalled all extensions… but the browser just won't load Gmail! Whether I click on Sign ...
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Move Large Apple Mail .mbox Folders to Gmail

I have e-mail from accounts that no longer existed archived in Apple Mail, in their .mbox format. Does anyone have recommendations on how to move the messages to Google Mail, so they'll be more ...
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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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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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Google Calendar Refuse Login Password

Out of no where the iCal 7 refused to sync with Google by prompting me to input password upon launched. I tried both Google account password and application-specific password but no availability. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...