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Gmail is an online web service offered by Google. These posts relate to viewing and/or syncing the online service's content to be viewed locally.

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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?

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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After installing Monterey, Mail.app does not see any of my email accounts

I am on a 2013 Mac Pro with my user account and most files on an external drive. I recently upgraded to Monterey 12.2.1. Now when I open Mail.app or go to Internet Accounts in System Preferences, ...
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Deleting IMAP emails in bulk from Mac Mail

I can delete single (or several) emails at a time in Mac Mail (Monterey) in my IMAP connected Gmail account. They go to the Bin/Trash as expected and I will clear that up every once in a while. All ...
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Calendar: Receiving Google calendar invites as email, not in iOS calendar app

My girlfriend has a Gmail set up on her iPhone, attached to her AppleID of the same email address. Her Google Calendar is synced with iOS Calendar and works a treat. The issue is, when she sends me an ...
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How do I get macOS Mail not to show remote content in Gmail/Exchange’s spam folder?

For some reason, macOS Mail on Monterey will display remote content for messages in the Spam folder of both my Gmail and Exchange accounts. This is of course unfortunate because the spammer then knows ...
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How to properly set email signature icon on Mail App?

I added my logo in Gmail signature like so: it renders perfectly crystal clear, before sent, and after arrived on the other end. I send it to myself and opened it on my MacBook, it looks perfect as ...
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Gmail can no longer search and those TLS handshakes make it freeze

Firefox 95.0.2, OS 12.1 Since Big Sur gmail has been acting weird. For one thing, it never stops loading. The hourglass never goes away. Also the empty boxes next to each email now no longer appear,...
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Why I can no longer create *separate* Gmail Desktop apps?

I used to have a few "Desktop Apps" for Gmail created as shortcuts, following these steps: ⠇(top right) > More tools > Create Shortcut > Open as Window I'd then have one app per ...
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Lots and lots of email suddenly deleted – known iOS Mail sync bug?

Yesterday, my wife's gmail and fastmail accounts suddenly showed many fewer email. She noticed this first on her phone – the most recent messages were from October 18, 2021 (almost three months ago). ...
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How do I remove IMAP-downloaded emails from my Mac after uninstalling Thunderbird?

I downloaded Thunderbird to try to remove attachments from emails but keep the messages (as per this solution). Before setting up the IMAP connection with my Gmail account, I had about 100GB of space ...
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Backup email+attachment and keep proof that they were not not altered

Say I want to download an email with an attachment (e.g. from Gmail) to back it up on a drive, and delete forever from the mail program (mailbox/archive/trash etc.) To back up the usual way I can ...
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What has happened to the Gmail app for Mac OS X?

I used a mail app on my MacBook Pro for 6+ years that I am convinced was called Gmail. Its icon resembled that of Gmail for iOS. I had lots of mail stored in folders on my local computer. My Mac ...
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Unread count for email chains

When I receive an email that consists of a chain of emails, Mail counts every email within the chain as unread. I would like this to only count as one unread message. I could not find a preference ...
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Mail server settings always gets an error

I wanted to add an iCloud address in gmail. I've entered everything correctly, hoping to show SMTP setting. But instead, it shows incorrect username and password, even also got stuck in the loading ...
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Preventing HEIC conversion to JPG when sharing pictures to Gmail app on iPhone

When in gallery and sharing an image via Gmail, it gets converted to a JPG file instead of staying as an HEIC image. Is there any way to have this behave differently?
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For Mail.app, is it possible to "start" with an existing POP account for email and merge the mailbox with a new IMAP?

I've been using POP to download Gmail to Mail.app since I made the account in 2009. Now, Google required me to use 2-step authentication, meaning I also can only use IMAP for my Google account on my ...
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Turn off auto quote when answering gmail on iphone

When I send the 10th reply in an email thread on my iPhone8S, I am looking at all the previous replies above my typing, AND all of them quoted below my typing. Can I turn this off, so that either my ...
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iCloud mail not notifying on iPhone

I'm using iCloud mail, and everything is connected just fine. I have a Mac with the stock Mac Mail app, and I receive messages very quickly after they're sent, like normal. On my iPhone (8 with OS 15....
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Cannot connect to my Google accounts anymore

I'm on macOS 10.13.6 and Mail just started to prompt me to authenticate to connet to my two gmail accounts. So I did, using two-factor-authentication, everything seemed to work fine until the last ...
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Lost iPhone notes, Gmail account

I recently migrated from an iPhone 5s to an iPhone 12 Mini on 8/30/21. I have a few Notes accounts, some of which are linked to certain gmail accounts (so within a few minutes of my writing a note on ...
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How to make Gmail push notifications continuously sync on iPhone 8?

My push notifications do not continuously sync with my gmail inbox. On my computer, I delete emails but the notification remains on my phone. Is there a way to have the push notifications continuously ...
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Send email from alias by default, Mail app

In the Mail app, I would like to automatically send new emails from my alias. I have the alias set up so that it appears as one of the options in the "From" menu when composing an email, but ...
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Gmail Contacts delete problem - iPad

iPad Gmail - on Compose TO: line as soon as i type first letter, iPad Gmail suggests & shows every contact from every gmail i have ever had on my Windows PC; i have always had auto-save turned ...
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Syncing with Google

I am a new mac user who owns Macbook Air M1 with macOS 11.5.2. I have a problem when I am trying to add a Google account in my internet accounts to sync (not mail) with Authorization Failed Error once ...
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How do I delete autofill contacts in gmail app for iPhone

My wife's iPhone has a suggested email that keeps popping up every time she tries to email me from her gmail app on her phone. No matter what we do, we've been unable to stop gmail from suggesting ...
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Gmail iOS open links in Chrome

Has the feature for Gmail on iOS to open links in Chrome been disabled? I used to be able to open links in chrome.
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Can't create Google internet account

I want Apple Mail to talk to a gmail account. In System Preferences, when I say I want a new Google account, I get a dialog that says Google requires completing authentication in your web browser So ...
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iCalendar (.ics) attachment can't be added in Gmail app to Apple Calendar

.ics attached can be viewed in Gmail app, but there are no button to add it to Apple Calendar. Gmail image: In Mail app the window looks same but has buttons to add the event: Also there is no ...
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How can I set up Apple Mail on macOS to work with Gmail ActiveSync?

I'd like to receive push Gmail emails. My organisation offers Gmail ActiveSync, and I was able to configure this to work easily on my iPhone. However I cannot seem to get it to work on my Mac. If I ...
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How to remove gmail from my icloud account

I'm getting old and losing patience with technology, so this is probably incredibly basic to people here, but I would greatly appreciate a simple answer because I have very little knowledge of how ...
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iOS Mail is incorrectly creating [Gmail]Bin and [Gmail]Spam labels for deleting mail or marking mail as spam

I'm using iOS Mail connected to a Gmail account on an iPhone 7+ running iOS 14.6. Suddenly and without warning: Deleting an email in iOS Mail doesn't place it in the Gmail bin but assigns it a label [...
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Why does invitations sent from Apple software to users with GMail- or Hotmail-based Apple ID:s get mangled?

Problem: I have two friends that regularly send me calendar invitations. When these invitations arrive, the from-address is changed to noreply@email.apple.com. Confirming these invitations doesn't ...
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Making Gmail the default mail app made sharing via Email disappear from Photos app?

I would like use the "Share" menu in Photos to share photos via email. This was by default bringing up the Mail app, but I don't use that and would prefer to have things simply open in Gmail ...
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Archiving emails locally outside of Apple Mail/Server

I'm migrating from two very old (the oldest from 2004) Gmail accounts to one iCloud Mail. Unfortunately both accounts have, together, around 30k uncategorised emails in their inbox, from which ...
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Gmail iOS app: What’s a work around to *save* all my deleted gmail messages?

I want an easy way to save all of the messages I delete. Gmail automatically empties the trash after a few months. I want to keep all my deleted messages so I can find something several months later ...
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Does Apple Mail verify message has been moved to new folder before deleting it from old folder?

I am using Apple Mail and switch email providers. I want to Move my messages from one account to another. I need to be confident that when I move (not Copy) messages from one account to another ...
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Export mail to *doc/rtf/pdf with attachments into separate folders

I have a mailbox (gmail) with 15gb of mail (10gb attachments). Is it possible to: Export mails into doc/rtf Put every letter in a separate folder Put the name of the sender in the filename (with date ...
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Interaction Gmail and Mail.app - Moving messages locally

I use the Mail.app to access my multiple email accounts on my MBP and store some of the messages locally so that it doesn't end up stored forever online. The thing is, I feel like moving a message ...
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Theme setting missing in iPhone Gmail app

I want to turn off dark mode for the gmail app. It turned on yesterday without asking me. I know about the global iPhone dark mode setting and it’s set to dark mode but gmail should have its own ...
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How can I remove a Gmail account in macOS?

I have a Gmail account that has a conflict, how do I remove my Gmail account from my Mac Air?
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A little confused with gmail imap folders not showing

so im on catalina 10.15.7 and running Mail version 13.4 I use to be able to see my imap folders when i would click the show button and they would expand below the corresponding accoun,like for ...
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Do you get notifications for new email from your other Gmail accounts?

I am new to iOS and from Android I am used to getting (g)mail notifications for all of my accounts. I have 4 connected to the Gmail app, though I only get notifications for the main one (the one I ...
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Failed to authenticate with Google, please try again later

macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 Cant add any account to Mail, Calendar, etc.. For example, when I try add gmail account to my Mail and follow all steps: Same time when I log in with this account to google in ...
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Does Google access my iCloud email through Gmail app

If I use the Gmail iPhone and iPad apps for my iCloud email, can Google access my iCloud email that is shown in the Gmail app? Do they and can they?
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How do I get all my archived Gmail into iCloud mail?

How do I get all my archived Gmail into iCloud mail? I don’t just want it in the Mail client, I actually want it on iCloud servers for future reference. For example, an email I sent using Gmail 10 ...
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