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Starred folder showing up in Mail

I have a gmail account connected via IMAP to the iPhone 4. For some reason it shows a folder named "starred" which I cannot delete, move, nor find via the web interface in gmail. Can anyone tell me ...
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How to make Mobile Safari open email links in the Gmail app?

Is it possible to make a mobile Safari open email links directly to the native Gmail app, rather than open up to Apple's Mail.app?
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How do I configure Gmail Sync Accounts for iOS post January 2013?

At the end of January 2013 Google dropped support for Gmail Sync for nonpaying Gmail customers. I understood this drop in support to mean that no new devices could be setup, not that I could no longer ...
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Imported contacts are empty

I have an odd problem. I got an iphone5 and of course, I want all my contacts from my nokia into my iphone, I imported the contacts into outlook, then exported to an csv file, then imported to gmail ...
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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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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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How can I send smtp mail via gmail and osx Lion mailx?

I would like to be able to send email from utility/batch/launchd scripts via my gmail account and the mailx client that is bundled in OS X Lion. I cannot find how to configure this. I found ...
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“No offline messages” message after logging into Gmail on iPhone and iPad (using same account)

[Note: Cross-posted to webapps.stackexchange.com] My wife and I have 2 iPhones and 1 iPad2. We each use our iPhone to access our Gmail accounts. My wife also uses the iPad for that (whereas I do ...
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Google Mail doesn't download label as folder

I use GMail for push mail on my iPhone. I need that feature to sync my contact, calendar and email with Google. Setup is done using Microsoft Exchange following official tutorial from google at ...
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Gmail App on iPhone 4S doesn't complete entire “Push” of email

So the Gmail app on my iPhone 4S notifies me with a badge that says I have 1,2,3...n unread messages. In true push format, when an email is sent to the account it notifies me fairly quickly, but when ...
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Why are marked E-Mails by iPhone's Mail.app not shown in GMail's marked folder?

I have a GMail account (Google Apps with my own domain) hooked up as an exchange account in my iPhone. If I mark an E-Mail (as shown in the screenshot) on my iPhone, it is not regonized by the GMail ...
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App for custom Gmail push notifications

Does anyone know of an app that can notify me of new emails in my Gmail in specific time intervals? I mean, I want to set up hour intervals when it is ok to receive notifications. I have researched a ...
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Is it possible to keep archive functionality when setting up GMail as Exchange account on iPhone?

When you set up GMail on an iPhone normally, the delete icon in the mail app is replaced by an archive icon, as this is the most common action in GMail. I changed my settings to configure GMail as an ...
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Moving email from Gmail to Mail.app locally

I have a large amount of email in Gmail, the account is at 99% capacity. I'd like to remove this from Gmail and only store it locally. Using mail.app When I drag the message from a Gmail mailbox into ...
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How to Sync my Mail app with my Gmail account?

I want to start using my Mail app on Mac the same way I use it on my iPhone. On my iPhone once I read an email it is marked as read in my gmail account as well (if I access it from the web) and vice ...
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Syncing contacts between Outlook for Mac (2015) and Google Contacts

How to I sync contacts between Outlook for Mac (2015) and Google Contacts?
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Gmail tab in Safari Consumes high band width

I have figured a process called 'Safari networking' (I think it's the process of safari browser) consumes lots of bandwidth. It's about 1 GB in 1 hour, but I didn't download anything. I have also ...
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How to create an account in Mail app?

I just purchased a MacBook Pro and the Mail app will not let me enable a Gmail account. Whenever I type in my email info and password and click Enter, it just erases and nothing happens. How can I add ...
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OS X Messages App Won't Go Online

I'm using Gmail and Google Apps on my OS X (10.10.2) Messages app. Sometimes when I open the Messages app, the Google accounts go online. Other times they will not. I have tried to "Login" from the ...
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What are the default locations for mailbox storage for Apple Mail?

I'm trying to sort out my ~/Library/Mail folder. I access some emails outside of the Mail client, so I need to know where emails wind up, and it seems to have changed a bit with gmail in particular. ...
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Hide contact's name when sending an email

I am using somewhat "unofficial" names for people I work with in my Address Book. Basically, I add an emoji after the first name to help me recognize the contact faster (extremely helpful on the ...
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How to get “trash” instead of "archive in inbox?

How do I set the swipe function from archive to trash in my Gmail account in IOS 8?
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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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Keyboard shortcuts to action Google Chrome keyboard notifications

I get desktop notifications from Google Chrome from various websites, one of them being Gmail. I use Checker Plus for Gmail Chrome extension which takes over Gmail notifications. When a new email ...
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How to make the Mail button on an iPad to sync to Gmail?

We use Gmail exclusively on an iPad. I want to either sync iOS Mail with Gmail or stop it from running (prefer the sync option). The iOS Mail on the doc just keeps adding mail. It never marks it read ...
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How to set up iOS calendar app with shared Google Calendar data?

At work (in our small office) I've been given access to the shared Google Calendar that has our work schedule. It was set up using this page (click on Share an existing calendar): ...
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Archived Messages Reappear in the Inbox

I'm using Gmail on my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.1.2). 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 ...
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moving mail folders to gmail labels - sublabels and hierarchy is lost

I use Mail.app and iOS Mail to access 3 different gmail accounts. Currently I have all of my mail in folders "on my mac", but I'd like to be able to access them from my mobile devices (iphone, ipad) ...
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Blocked sign-in attempt to Google Account

This morning I had an email in my inbox from Google saying "We recently blocked a sign-in attempt to your Google Account (Date & Time: Saturday, January 10, 2015 3:01:26 AM UTC Location: Oxford, ...
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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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Delete Gmail Archive from Apple Mail but keep available online [duplicate]

i use apple’s mail application. it’s really great for getting me to stay on top of my email in a way i never could when i used web-based gmail. but apple mail synced with my gmail means all of my ...
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Mail.app won't sync Gmail account

I have several Gmail accounts. One in particular started demanding the password before sending emails. I have two factor authentication with the unrecoverable password so I had to delete the account ...
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Can i send an email from me.com with an email using a different domain?

I have had a dummy email (with a non me.com domain name) address created for my website and this email is redirected to my me.com account. This works fine. But how can i send email from my dummy ...
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How to Sync Gmail's “Other” Contacts with OS X Yosemite (Mail.app and Contacts) and iOS Mail

I'm trying to get Mail.app on OS X Yosemite to autocomplete contacts on my Gmail "Other" group - i.e. the contacts google creates for you once you've sent them an email. I have a Google "Internet ...
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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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ipad 2, locked out off gmail icloud accout for Apple ID. Apple support erased invalid security questions

I am temporary locked out of all devices because my icloud/Apple ID gmail account will not accept my password. Applecare erased my security questions and sent me a link to put in new Apple ID ...
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Move Contacts Between Groups

I've seen a few similar posts, but I can't find an answer to this anywhere. I just moved from Android to an iPhone 6. My contacts are scattered between two Gmail accounts and one Outlook account. ...
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How can I prevent Mail.app from showing 'All Mail' as the folder for every message?

The mailbox view of OSX Mail (I'm on Yosemite, but this happened on Mavericks too) shows the subject, date, etc. and then the folder the email is in. I'm typically using a smart mailbox for all ...
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mail.app rejecting correct password for gmail accounts

Mail.app has stopped accessing several of my gmail accounts. It gives the generic error "Mail can't connect to the account "xxxx". Enter the password for user "myusernamehere". When I enter the ...
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How to make iPhone delete GMail contats that are not in GMail “My contacts” any longer?

The only source for my iPhone contacts is my GMail account. I've cleaned up "My contacts" in GMail, but those contacts didn't get removed from my iPhone/iOS 7.0. I tried to set the GMail contact ...
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Cannot send mail after upgrading

I have updated to iOS8 recently and have realised that I can no longer send emails from any of my email accounts. (all gmail based). An error message is displayed stating 'Cannot Send Mail', the ...
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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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Why does the Gmail App not show attached mails?

I have this problem that mails forwards for a particular person, do not show the attached mail, in the Gmail App on my iPad. This is how the mail looks when viewed from a Desktop Browser(Identifiable ...
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gmail “phone contacts” group missing when syncing with iphone

I have a "Phone Contacts" group in my gmail: It has existed for ever and contains all my contacts that I want to be synchronized with my iphone. Until recently I always had a choice of what group ...
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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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Email replies on iPhone no longer threaded in Gmail

I noticed that when replying to emails from my iPhone, they are no longer being grouped as a conversation in gmail. (Gmail is on my iphone via an Exchange account.) If I reply to an email via my ...
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Mail Client for mac with Gmail POP3 accounts

I have several pop3 accounts in my gmail account to send/receive email in my gmail account. I use default Mail app for MacOSx, but in this app I can just receive my pop3 accounts (because I create ...
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Multiple outgoing smtp severs on outlook/activesync using the iPhone Mail app?

Ever since Gmail made the change from using IMAP IDLE a while ago, I've been trying to make the switch from Gmail and their forced use of the Gmail app if I want to use push notification on my iPhone. ...
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Why does my mail.app inbox not display all my gmail emails?

I use google apps for domains and have a gmail account using my own .co.uk domain name. I configure all my email clients to use IMAP and have done so for years. I've noticed recently that Mail.app ...
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Getting verify certificate errors after adding Google Account & iCloud keychain problem?

I keep getting a verify certificate error whenever I add my Google Account. The domina is an old company I used to work at and I have removed all account in reference to that account. However I get ...