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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can't get rid of an email that would not get sent and only get some of my gmail

I do not get all my Gmail. I get some but not all; it is random. ALSO, perhaps related, I tried to send an email with an attachment to a large number of people. I got the message "Cannot send message ...
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How can I export iPhone contacts to Gmail? [duplicate]

Recently I bought a new iPhone, but most of my contacts informative are backuped on my Gmail. I know some ways like iTunes; is there any other more easier ways ?
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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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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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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 ...