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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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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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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 ...
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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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No option to enter password in Gmail account settings

I have done all the 2 step verification steps and everything, but when I go into my Gmail account settings on my iPhone it does not have a line/option for me to enter my new password. Do you know how ...
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Add other email accounts to Inbox?

I have heard a few rumors saying that you can add other accounts (not gmail accounts) to Inbox (the new Google email app). Is this possible? If so, how? If not, any recommendations besides the default ...
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Gmail stored in sent but not delivered to destination

Recently, I received a warning message that some devices were connected to my network in Fla., even though I live in P.R. I proceeded to change my password and included an alternate e-mail address as ...
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iOS devices can't connect to postfix/dovecot mail server but my Mac can

I'm running on a Mac Mini, Postfix+dovecot mail server. On the Mac, I can connect with MailMate to the mail server, with pretty much the standard IMAP settings, and pick up email in various user ...
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Phone ring for email

Is it possible to let the phone ring when received gmail of with title="urgent, please notice"? Gmail App has vibration when emails are received, the vibration sometimes I have missed it. I need to ...
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Notes on a different account (@gmail) and have icloud account. Unable to see the notes on icloud

I have notes on my iphone. However the notes are in different account and not on the icloud account and I am unable to see the notes when I login to my icloud account. I have notes back up turned on. ...
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iPhone 5 moving of contacts

I do not know what account my contacts were earlier synced to. Now when I try to deactivate my exchange account, I lose all the contacts saved on the iPhone. When I log in using the multiple iCloud ...
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Gmail mailboxes suddenly empty

Client with Gmail account using IMAP via Apple Mail Yosemite (10.10.2). Yesterday, she launches Mail.app only to find all of her GMail maliboxes showing zero items. Her other email account (also IMAP) ...
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How to be notified only once for new Gmail emails?

I've just moved from Android to iPhone and I'm struggling to configure my Gmail notifications to work in the same way. On Android, I had it configured so that I didn't receive further notifications ...
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Configuring Apple Mail with Gmail Aliases

I am trying to use AppleMail and trying to configure to using gmail alias. My primary email address is sid@mydomain.com and I have configured this in Apple Mail and able to send / receive messages ...
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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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My Gmail messages bear “MacBook Pro” rather than my name

A few days ago I purchased a MacBook Pro 13.3" and now notice that Gmail messages I send from it do not bear my name but instead say "Macbook Pro." How can I replace "Macbook Pro" with my name?
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GMail on iOS Mail app - Unread count on label

I have a GMail filter that does Matches: from:(foo@gmail.com) Do this: Skip Inbox, Apply Label FOO On my iPhone Mail app, I did Edit and added the Label FOO as another mailbox on the main list ...