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Important Email Not Showing in Gmail App's 'All Inboxes' on iPhone, how can I fix it?

I use the Gmail app on my iPhone to manage emails from five different Gmail accounts. Generally, the app works well, allowing me to read all incoming emails in the "All Inboxes" section. ...
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How can I copy email from my iPhone when it's offline

I really messed up. My main email account is a Gmail instance operated by my University as a benefit for alumni. In the process of cleaning out the 20,000 mail message "Archived" into the &...
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How not to download junk from Gmail

I have a Gmail account configured on Mail.app. Over the years I have marked junk as junk, report as junk, and block on Gmail. When I read that account using Mail.app, I still see the same junk in the ...
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Why do unwanted contacts appear on my iPhone when I use gmail app?

I started receiving unwanted contacts being added to my iPhone running iOS 17.3.1 and using the native gmail app. All I see is a new name and a Gmail address of people I don't even know. I don't know ...
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Completely Disable Apple Calendar Account [duplicate]

I use the Android ecosystem and whenever someone with an iPhone would send me a calendar invite, it would be forwarded to my gmail account. Recently I purchased a Mac Mini & iPhone for a project ...
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On iPhone 12, how can I have Gmail emails read aloud like text messages?

I have an iPhone with the latest iOS. If I give Siri the command "Read Text Messages", Siri will start reading the unread texet messages, from most recent to oldest. Is there a similar ...
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Unable to login into Google Internet Account for Mac Sonoma or Sync Contacts

I am trying to login to my mac with a personal gmail Google account (not GSuite) that has 2-Factor enabled, so I can sync mail, contacts, and notes. Previously, I was able to do this. However, ...
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Not Receiving E-mail Notifications on iPhone

I've been having an issue for a while now in that I have not been getting e-mail notifications on my iPhone [and my Apple Watch by extension] - this includes both the Outlook and Gmail apps, and I do ...
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Apple mail won't log in to gmail account from High Sierra. Cannot add Google account

Call the computer Elf. Elf runs High Sierra. This machine is locked at High Sierra because this is the latest version that will run Aperture, with something like 150,000 photos. Apple mail will no ...
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Why does an email signature image look blurry on iCloud Mail but for the exact same file, looks crisp on Outlook & Gmail?

For reference, I've created an email signature image saved as PNG, this file consists of a logo and some text, for which the logo was a vector (copied and pasted across from one .ai file to another ....
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Email addresses in Mail.app displayed as string of numbers!

I'm on a MBP running Sonoma 14.1.1 Using Mail.app with Gmail IMAP. In Mail.app, when viewing an email, the To: email addresses are showing up with a string of numbers. For example instead of: me (at) ...
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Is there any way to get an alarm notification on my iPhone if I get a certain email coming in? [duplicate]

I am looking to book a reservation for tickets and they send out emails when a ticket is available but usually it is at odd times and by the time I check my email and click on the link, someone else ...
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Set Gmail as the default `mailto:` email client in Arc browser

How can I make the (Chrome-based) Arc browser handle mailto: links by opening a Gmail compose view?
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How can I attach a photo in Gmail on iPhone rather than inline it with the body of the mail?

I want to attach a photo in Gmail on iPhone. If I open Gmail and click on the paperclip attachment icon and select a photo, it does not attach a photo but instead it inserts the photo within the mail....
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How can I see all the search results in the Gmail app when I query `is:unread is:inbox`?

I've noticed that when I query is:unread is:inbox in the Gmail app, I only see results back to ~June 1: However, I do have many more (>2k) emails that are older than June 1 and match is:unread is:...
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Smart Mailbox not working with Gmail on Apple Mail - resets to no mailbox selected

I'm trying to sync Gmail with the Apple Mail client and setup a Smart Mailbox of important emails that are unread. The Gmail emails sync correctly, in various folders as on Gmail. However, when I try ...
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How to filter gmail notifications in iOS/watchOS without smart features/personalisation?

I'd like to find a way to only be notified on my iPhone & watch when a specific list of people contact me on gmail. Is there any way to do this without enabling "smart features & ...
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How do I create a bookmark to a specific Gmail message when reading Gmail inside Chrome running on macOS?

There are answers to my question on the Web, but they appear to be for people running Chrome on an OS other than macOS. Here is one. The problem seems to be the URL in the address bar (is that the ...
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Why doesn't Apple Mail let me move a message when viewing it in a Smart Mailbox?

I use Apple Mail as an IMAP client for my Gmail account. I have a few Smart Mailboxes that I use regularly, e.g. "Today", "Yesterday", etc. If I'm browsing the contents of a smart ...
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Mac Mail Archive folder suddenly nonfunctional

Using gmail address through mac mail on imac OS 13.4.1, firefox browser. A couple days ago, I am suddenly unable to "archive" items from the inbox. When I try, they just all pop back into ...
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How to send simple one line emails on macOS from command line to/from gmail? [duplicate]

My need is simple, I want something with this functionality: echo 'hello' | mail -s 'test' [email protected] The above currently works and mail is able to send to an icloud email and sends via some ...
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Mac Mail sometimes sending my message as attachment rather than as body

I have a Gmail supported business account, but all logins are done through Gmail, and I use Mac Mail on Ventura 13.3.1. I have had a number of people tell me that sometimes when my mails arrive in ...
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Keychain has wrong Gmail Password. Apple Mail Is Still Working But I Can't Find the Password to Log in the Webmail Interface

Somehow I think I overwrote my password in the keychain with the wrong password for my Gmail account. Somehow Apple Mail is still allowing me to access my account. I still need this Gmail password for ...
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Setting Mail app rules when using gmail account AND iCloud account

I'm having a problem. I recently subscribed to a daily newsletter of the MIT. Added to that I have some other newletters from news websites. Resulting in an average of 10-20 Mail messages per day. I ...
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Is it possible to receive notifications for incoming email on Mac without Mail.app being open?

I use the Gmail web page for email, but I would like to receive Mac system notifications for incoming email. I don't want to enable notifications for Safari for lots of reasons, so I thought I'd just ...
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Cmd+I randomly opens outlook.com in Chrome (not my default browser)

I am perplexed for a few reasons: My default browser is set to Vivaldi so I don't understand why clicking Cmd+I in Vivaldi sends me to outlook in Chrome I have set Cmd+I in Vivaldi to be "...
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2 Computers, multiple email accounts; removing Mail app storage on old laptop

I have 2 MacBooks: One that is I use, and one that my kids share, but that used to be my old personal one. I have kept my Admin account on that laptop. It's running out of Storage space, and I noticed ...
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How do I limit the number of emails downloaded in Apple Mail for iOS 16?

After several years with an Android phone, I have an iPhone again. I have a few Gmail accounts, as well as an iCloud account (from years ago). I connected one Gmail account, and the iCloud account is ...
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How can i uninstall (and reinstall) misbehaving Preview on Mac?

Previously I took screenshots with Preview (comes with Mac), then embedded those images inline in text body of gmails. Suddenly now, Gmail insisting on their being attachments only, and often the ...
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Does iCloud+ with custom domain support plus addressing in email addresses?

I am considering migrating from Google Workspace to iCloud+. On the email front, I have a domain and I use "plus addressing" in my Google managed email addresses. For example, one user ...
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Configure iOS Gmail.app to open links in Safari.app (not internal browser)?

I have Safari set as my "Browser" in "Default Apps" in Gmail.app's "Settings". When I open a link in Gmail, it opens an internal browser instead of the Safari.app. How ...
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Stop Gmail pop-up ad "Google recommends using Chrome"

Often, when I open gmail.com in Safari for macOS, I get the following obtrusive pop-up ad in the corner of my email app: Google recommends using Chrome Easily search on Google with the fast, secure ...
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How do I make the Mail app on iPhone save my sent messages to the Gmail's sent folder?

My iPhone has iOS 16.1. In the standard Mail app I use my Gmail account as my primary / only mail account. When I send email from this account it doesn't get stored in Gmail's Sent folder, but it does ...
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GMail App showing Mobile number instead of contact name

I have a contact whose emails received or sent show as a mobile number (not her real one) as the contact name in GMail on the iPhone. I searched my contacts for that number. It existed only as a Siri-...
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MSMTP on Monterey: msmtp: no recipients found

I have MSMTP running flawlessly on four Raspberry Pies. I use it to send email from shell scripts. It works fine as a SMTP client. I installed MSMTP and mailutils on an M1 iMac via MacPorts. I ...
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How to recover previous version of password from Keychain on macOS

Safari suggested to use strong password which I gladly accepted for one of my internet accounts. Then after I logged in and logged out I forgot that I changed password and used old pass to login back ...
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Gmail's mails on Apple mail app keep going to archive and not going through rules

So, I am currently running MacOS Ventura Public beta and I don't know if this is because I'm running the public beta, but most of my emails that I receive on my gmail account gets moved to archive ...
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Removing an unwanted iCloud.com alias address "This is an alias of your Apple ID email address" error

I've been using my Apple ID since 2017 with "[email protected]". In an experiment to use iCloud custom domains I created "[email protected]" which is now tied to the account as Alias. I ...
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Turn off receiving emails from main iCloud email address?

I would like to use an iCloud email alias instead of my main iCloud email address because the main one does a terrible job at filtering spam messages. I also can't stand the email address name that I ...
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How does Apple Mail download Gmail messages via IMAP in real time?

I don't know how Gmail is capable of pushing the email to the phone as I don't think IMAP supports push to iOS. How’s it possible that iPhone receives emails from a personal Gmail account in near real ...
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How does Apple Mail actually track coloured messages flags?

NB. I'm purely asking out of curiosity, flags sync correctly for me on both iOS and macOS using a GMail account. In macOS/iOS Mail you can assign different coloured flags (orange, red, violet, blue, ...
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macOS Mail app: is there a way to prevent local storage?

I'd like to use the macOS Mail app for a few different reasons. But each time Mail launches (say, after clicking a mailto: link or if I'm taking a look at app preferences), the app begins downloading ...
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Email date lost after moving mailboxes from Gmail to Exchange using Apple Mail

My university has decided to move its working platform from Google to Microsoft and has asked everyone to manually move emails from Gmail to Microsoft Exchange using third-party software. I chose to ...
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How can I use my Google Account with Apple apps (Mail, Calendar, etc) in OS X 10.10 and older?

For months, Google has been warning me that I "may lose access to apps that are using less secure sign-in technology". The warnings directed to this page with more information. Starting on ...
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Gmail in Mail on iOS 10?

I have an old iPhone 5 with iOS 10. When trying to login to a Gmail account in the Settings app in order to use the Mail app I get this from Google: Error 403: disallowed_useragent You can’t sign in ...
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How to add a Google account without triggerfing facial recognition or other biometrics? [closed]

There are several gmail accounts on an iPhone already but adding a particular account generates an error. All that I seem to get is a generic error message about security. Logging in via a browser on ...
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Removed Google account keeps coming back

I'm trying to remove an old Google account from macOS. I remove it from Internet Accounts in System Preferences and then confirm I want to remove it from all computers using iCloud Keychain. Then ...
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Apple Mail with Gmail, via OAuth

I would like to use Apple Mail on Mac OS to access my email account on Gmail. How do I set this up, without using an app password (i.e., via OAuth)? Unfortunately, I am unable to create an app ...
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How can I export and important Notes stored on Gmail?

My phone has crashed and reset. my latest backup if from 2019. the only data I have left from the past two years are the notes which are stored also in Gmail. I still didn't re-install the phone and ...
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How can I stop getting notifications about signing into my Google account?

I've tried configuring my laptop to sync my calendar and contacts, but not my mail, with my Google account. Now I've started to get notifications asking me to log into my Google account, but when I ...
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