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You shouldn't use your Google account password to sign in to a mail app. Instead, use an App Password. That's because most mail apps can't handle a two-factor auth code. For more information, visit https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185833?hl=en. You can create an App Password at https://security.google.com/settings/security/apppasswords


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In GMail, I just removed my Notes label (dumping the prior notes into the general archive, probably a bad idea in retrospect not to give them a second label). In a bit, the Notes label was back, updated with notes. I had this issue since April. This was attempted on iOS 7.1.1. Data point: I had sublabels under Notes. Those sublabels have been there for a ...


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The reason for this issue was the fact that I had set up the account as a POP account in apple mail. When IMAP is selected the following screen appears: and as can be seen the first item is the one I was looking for. Drafts : Store draft messages on the server. When the option above is not ticked the issue stops.


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So you've already set up two-step verification in Gmail... (If not, now is probably a good time to do so.) But now you can't use your regular old Gmail password to sync Gmail to your iOS Mail app. You will have to sign into Gmail on your phone using a special designated app password which you can find by signing into Google at your two-step settings page: ...


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GMail keeps no such logs, and neither does Mail.app Unfortunately, you're kind of stuck searching for the messages yourself. If you read a lot of text-based mail, and want a "buffer" of sorts to prevent yourself from doing this in the future, a command line mail client like Alpine can be configured to only synchronize changes like message flags/folders on ...


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This appears to be a problem with Google's SMTP servers, affecting all clients on all platforms (excluding web) and preventing the sending of email. This has now been fixed: This issue is now resolved. Thanks again for reporting this to us and for your continued patience while we worked to resolve it! ...


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There appears to be a problem on Gmail's side with their SMTP servers. This seems to have afflicted all non-browser based email clients that rely on SMTP and is apparently affecting a large number of users. By the looks of this thread, it appears that they are actively working on a solution. I think for now, all we can do is wait on google to hopefully fix ...



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