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Move folders from 'on my mac' to gmail imap

I want to start organizing my emails on the cloud, directly in my gmail account, instead of locally 'on my mac'. Is there any way to migrate my current folders (and their e-mails) onto gmail?
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Recipients of my gmail don't see my address

I receive my gmail on my pc as well as my iphone 4S. When I answer mail via my iphone, the recipient doesn't see my email address, they only see 'Gmail'. Why is this and how can I change it?
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Transfer Apple Mail into Gmail

I use Apple Mail and have: A) nearly 80,000 e-mails B) 10 different POP and iMAP e-mail accounts B) over 30 rules Any tips or resources for getting all my e-mails, accounts and rules transferred ...
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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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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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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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Gmail contact folder disappeared

The contact folder in my Gmail disappeared, both on iPhone and iPad. How do I get it back?
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How can I create a gmail pop account in mac mail in Mac OS 10.6.6

I have enabled pop at gmail and successfully used it on other PCs. On my mac (10.6.6) I go into Mail, I press the + to create a new account. There is no option to choose the Account Type anymore. ...
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How to get Mac Mail to show different Gmail addresses in the reply to field?

I have a primary gmail account: me@gmail My employer set up email that forwards to gmail as a different identity: me@mtk.org Me@gmail downloads to my Mail inbox on Mac. I can reply to messages sent ...
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Restore gmail messages to mail.app after TimeMachine restore

I have a dozen different email accounts for different roles, all of which I interact with through mail.app. I had a hard drive disaster, and restored from TimeMachine. It did an impressive job of ...
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Mail shows 100% usage for Gmail account, doesn't rebuild

For some reason Mail shows me 100% account usage on my Gmail account. I've deleted most mails with attachments, erased deleted items and did a rebuild. However, the account information still shows ...
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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 do I add the Gmail app to my sharing options (i.e. from photos)?

I've installed the Gmail app on my iPhone 5s (running iOS 8.x). However, when I'm done taking a photograph (or directly from within the Photos app), if I choose to share I'm presented with a list of ...
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Apple Mail freezes or crashes during IMAP sync with gmail

I have this problem that bothers me a few weeks now. In my Apple Mail on MacBook Pro I have 4 Mailboxes. One of them is Gmail synced via IMAP. When I open the app everything works fine for about an ...
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Inbox messages not visible after upgrading to Yosemite

Since I upgraded to Yosemite on January 3rd, my Apple mail app is misbehaving. When I get new messages from gmail, they show up in the Unread and Today mail folders but not in the overall Inbox ...
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Unable to use Gmail on Safari for Windows

Why is Google Gmail telling me they no longer support my version of safari when I already have the most current version, 5.1.7, for Windows 8? Then they point me to a Safari web page that has no ...
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How to keep the same contact list on different accounts

In my iPhone it shows contacts from iCloud, Yahoo and Google accounts. If I add a new contact it added only to my default account which is google. If I made change to a contact which cames from the ...
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How do I sync contacts with Gmail on an iPhone 5?

I’ve upgraded my device to an iPhone 5; from an iPhone 4. But it seems that Google changed the way it handles free accounts and iOS. Namely they don’t support the Exchange protocol anymore. To ...
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How can I get Apple Mail to pick the correct From: address?

I own a mid-2010 MacBook Pro running Lion (I know -- but don't want to upgrade!) When I am responding to an email, just below the 'Subject' line there is a field called 'From' followed by two ...
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Problem sending emails from specific gmail account

I have read several of the questions and answers posted about this problem, attempted the solutions, but still have no resolution to the problem. I have two separate gmail accounts...one I use for ...
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Gmail messages seen on iPhone do not appear in Mail App

I am a heavy user of Google Apps email. After the upgrade (?) to Mavericks, I find that any mail that I have already first seen on my iPhone does NOT appear in my Mail app on the MacBook Air. What ...
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Maverick's Mail Stops Receiving Messages from Gmail accounts

Once in a while (hours or even a day or two) mac Mail stops receiving messages from gmail accounts attached to it. Messages from iCloud accounts are delivered properly. In order to solve that issue I ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing with Gmail or Windows anymore

I have an iPhone 4s with iOS 7.0.3. I am trying to sync my iPhone contacts somewhere safe, besides the backup in iTunes. I was burned in the past with iTunes backup when contacts all got lost on my ...
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Prevent notifications on Mailbox app for Gmail's Social/Promotions/Updates emails

I just switched over to the new Gmail inbox with the smartlabel filters. Now whenever a social, promotions, updates or forums email comes in I get a notification on iOS from the Mailbox app. ...
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Missing emails on my my laptop vs ipad

why am i receiving more emails (gmail) on my ipad than on my laptop. I seem to be getting more email posted to my Ipad than to my laptop. This morning I received 7 more emails on my Ipad than on my ...
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Mail freezes when saving message as draft

Ever since upgrading to Mountain Lion, I noticed Mail often freezes up for a good 5-10 seconds at a time in the middle of typing. This happens constantly, and every time I notice it says "Saving ...
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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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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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Mail displays different name

Apple Mail displays a different FROM name in the mail list pane, even though in the message pane it shows the correct name. This error is not consistent, that is, it might show one contact name, and ...
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How to attach video from Photos app to Gmail message

I'm using the new Photos app on OS X Yosemite. I've imported multiple photos and videos from my iPhone 5 and they are now in my Photos library. I would like to attach one of the videos in my Photos ...
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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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How to stop Mail from forwarding all emails from one Gmail to another

I have 2 Gmail accounts. When I tried adding one of them to the Mail app, something really annoying happened. The other Gmail account keeps receiving forwarded emails from this account. All emails in ...
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Google Apps – Mail couldn't discover the account settings for the Mail server

Ever since Apple introduced the Internet Accounts way of setting up email on Apple Mail a few years ago I have been unable to setup my Google Apps account, I've tried looking for similar issues but ...
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How to clean up Apple Mail to free up full Gmail-Account

I'm using Apples Mail.app with a Gmail-IMAP account. My Gmail-Account is full (yes 16 GB of mail or 40.000 mails with attachements) and my plan is to archive mails locally. I created a local folder ...
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Unable to retrieve deleted iPhone contacts

My contacts were linked to an iCloud.com account and not my gmail.com account. I only created an Apple ID with my gmail account and have no idea how that iCloud.com account was created. Now my ...
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Unable to set up gmail on my iphone - with two-step verification enabled [duplicate]

I've followed the instructions to generate an app specific password since I have two-step verification set up. I enter the 16 digit code and then I am immediately asked for my account password ...
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Mail with gmail: labels get lost occasionally

I am using Mail with two gmail accounts and I am using labels to archive my messages. All my gmail labels show up as folders in Mail. I then use Mail to move emails from the inbox into respective ...