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How do I revert the default mail client back to Mail from GMail?

I downloaded Google Chrome and it automatically changed my default mail reader from Mail to GMail in Chrome. I went to the preferences section of Mail and didn't see an option to make Mail the default ...
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10.9 Mail “smart mailbox” doesn't filter properly

I have a smart mailbox setup to combine the inboxes of my 3 Gmail accounts. It worked great in 10.8. In Mavericks, this "smart inbox" frequently shows messages which have already been archived, and ...
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How to get GMail default inbox tabs (primary, social…) in Mail (Yosemite)

I'm using the default GMail inbox, where emails are magically filed under the proper tab: Primary, Social, Update and Forum. In Mail on OS X Yosemite (10.10) however, all end up in the Inbox. I can ...
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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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How to setup Gmail SMTP server for OSX Mail with 2-step-verification and App-specific password?

Haven't been able to solve this problem with the threads such as here. My Gmail stops always working after a while, perhaps after accessing it in different WIFI network or something like this -- it ...
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sync mail folders between desktop and iphone

I access two different gmail accounts using IMAP in Mail. I organize those accounts into folders on my Mac (both gmail accounts go into the same folders). As soon as I put an email into a folder, I ...
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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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How to analyze/resolve Gmail timeouts in Apple Mail?

I am using Google Apps/Gmail with Apple Mail on OS X Mavericks. For some reason, sending email is extremely slow (minutes to hours) and I constantly get this message: The server returned the ...
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How to access gmail via pop instead of imap in mail.app in iOS 7.1

In iOS 6.x, my iPad and iPhone were connected with pop to gmail accounts. When I delete a message on the iPad or iPhone, the message is NOT deleted on the gmail server. So the message is still in my ...
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Safari keeps downloading data when Gmail is open

If I have a visible tab (non occluded window) open on Gmail, my Safari (8.0 running on Yosemite) keeps downloading data at a rate of 1 MB/s. The same does not happen with Chrome. I'd like to ...
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Inbox of iOS Gmail App Not Syncing on iPad

I have installed the Gmail app for iPad, and configured my gmail account. However, the inbox does not sync at all. It always shows 'No offline messages'. But I am able to see the messages under All ...
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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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Mail in Mountain Lion does not search mail server

Ever since upgrading to Mountain Lion, I don't get the full search results when searching my Mail. Mail is now coming back with only 2-3 months worth of search and I'm not sure those are complete. ...
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On iPhone, Gmail “new email” notifications keep appearing in lock screen?

On my iPhone, for the Gmail app, I sometimes get "new email" notifications on my lock screen that were from hours ago even when I cleared them (I unlocked the device after they appeared). Even when ...
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iPhone gmail app push notifications not working

My iPhone gmail app push notifications are not working properly anymore. I have the Primary only selected for my push notifications. For some reason I am getting notifications for the emails I don't ...
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How can I use Gmail as the default mail client app in Mac OS X?

I use Gmail as my e-mail client, but when I click on a "mailto:" link, the Mail.app is opened. Is there a way to avoid the Mail.app opening in this case? Can I open Gmail instead?
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iPhone/iPad GMail Stopped Sync'ing Properly

I have a couple of GMail accounts which I track on my iMac, iPhone, and iPad. On the iOS devices, both of the accounts are setup as Exchange accounts with Push delivery. I read that this is the ...
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Cannot view Outlook invitations in Gmail web on my iPhone

I have email through Google Apps that I access from my iPhone via the web. I can view all emails and do everything I need to do except view invites sent from others using Outlook. I see the message ...
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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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Gmail message about safari

When I try to access my gmail account the following message appears: "This version of Safari is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser." I know my safari version is: Version ...
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Mail keeps setting “Save drafts on the server” checked

I open "Preferences" in Mail, uncheck "Store drafts on server" and save (Gmail account). However, when I open the preferences again, the "Store drafts on server" (or whatever it says in English ...
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How to setup Apple Mail so it truly removes email from Google?

After a lo-ho-hot of trial and error to get this to work properly I still was not able to find the sweet spot. The problem is simple. I am on OSX Yosemite and use the Mail.APP for my Google Apps for ...
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Mac Mail can't send outgoing messages

Lately my Mail client can't send my outgoing messages. I have a gmail count, and it's configured properly. I can get the incoming messages all the time, but I can not send any. Also the connection ...
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Can't send outgoing messages in Mac Mail

I have a Gmail account which I access using Mac Mail. I still am able to receive messages but cannot send messages in Mac Mail. I receive the following message for each unsuccessful attempt to send: ...
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Apple Replaced my Gmail Image

I use Chrome on my Macbook to send an email through Gmail. While in Gmail, on the top right corner I can see my Google (g+) profile image, but when I hit reply button to reply to an email, then ...
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Can't enable Gmail calendar syncing

I'm trying to enable calendar syncing for my work Gmail account (in System Preferences > Internet Accounts). I already have Mail and Messages enabled on the account with no problems. When I try to ...
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Apple Mail Client without “All Mail” folder

For a long time I had Apple Mail connected to my gmail account without without the "All Mail" folder. After adding a second account I noticed that mails sent to myself skip the inbox because I had an ...
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Label view on Apple Mail for OSX

I'm using Apple Mail on OSX (Mavericks). Since I'm accustomed to use Gmail webmail, which shows labels behind each email, I'm looking for a way to show labels (see for instance picture below) in a ...
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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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Why are email replies sent from iPhone not threaded in Gmail?

I noticed that when replying to emails from my iPhone, they are no longer being grouped as a conversation in Gmail. If I receive an email and reply via my iPhone email app, it will show up in my send ...
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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 not sending appropriate Reply To addresses from different email accounts

My wife has a MacBook Pro (10.8.2) with a Telus home internet connection. She uses the Mac mail app (6.2) and her primary email account is a Gmail address, which she has been using with no problem ...
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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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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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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 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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iOS 7.1 - Where do emails go to when I 'archive' them in Gmail App?

I have iOS 7.1 installed on my iPhone and I am using the built in Gmail app. If I am in the inbox and I mark a few messages, I swear I used to have an option to move the marked items to the trash. ...
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How can I leave Gmail for Mail?

I've decided I want to take the plunge and leave Gmail for Mail, using my iCloud account. Why? I've lost trust in Google (incl. their search bias, how they handle my privacy, and how they treat the ...
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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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Can't email Numbers 3.0 or Pages 5.0 documents via Google Mail (Gmail)

When I try to email a Numbers 3.0 or Pages 5.0 document via Google Mail, I receive the following error.
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iOS 7 Mail App WIth Gmail: Hide “Promotions”?

Gmail on the web has "Social" and "Promotions" tabs that filter certain types of messages. Most of the time, I plan to ignore emails that end up in either of those folders. On iOS 7 in the Mail ...
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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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Get Swipe Left in Mail To Show 'Delete' Instead of 'Archive'

A new swipe-left feature to delete emails was promised to us in iOS 8 for the Mail application. And yet, when I swipe left, it only shows More, Flag and Archive. That is beyond disappointing. How ...
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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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To set up Gmail app as default mail program in iPad?

When I press some email-link on Safari, it goes to mail app. How can you make it go to Gmail app?
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Where does the name come from on Mail.app?

I tried to use OS X's Mail.app, but when I connected it using gmail, the authentication window showed my real name in Chinese character in the first text field. The other two fields are mail and ...
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how to remove full my GMail “archive” for Apple Mail?

After all the travails of Mail.app, I would leave it behind, not to let it touch my GMail messages again, and free up dozens of GBs disk space in the process. However, simply unchecking "Mail" under ...
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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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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 ...