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How to get calendar invites to come in as iCal and not as Google Calendar invites?

I use my Gmail email-address as my Apple ID. When people send me calendar invites, I only receive them on Google Calendar. And since I deactivated the calendar on my Macs for Gmail account, I don't ...
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Cannot connect my Google account on an iPhone 5 / iOS 10.3.3

I have a new iPhone 5 and I tried to connect to my Google account, but without success. I first open the Accounts view: When clicking on Google, the OAuth view appears and I enter my email/password. ...
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Weird behaviour with google calendar and iOS

I use Gmail for my work email and calendar, and I've added the Gmail account to the macOS native Calendar and Mail apps. All is working well on the Mac. When someone invites me to a meeting I see the ...
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Can't send outgoing messages using Gmail via the Mail app

Using Sierra OS. I have a gmail account and i connected it to the mac mail app. I can receive emails just fine but I get this error message when I send a message: https://imgur.com/a/D6d0Xr2 I ...
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Safari 12 - Favicon in Gmail tab shows incorrect e-mail count

I have enabled the Show website icons in tabs feature made available in Safari 12. Gmail has a feature to show count of unread emails in the browser tab favicon. The count shown in the Gmail tab in ...
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Issues with Adding second GMAIL account to Iphone 6s (Software 12.0.1)

I used to have two Gmail Accounts under my EMAIL on the Iphone and I deleted one and then tried to add it back but I am not having luck as after I choose Google as the email and entering the required ...
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Is it possible to send reduce resolution photos from iPhone using the gmail app?

I take high res pix on phone but find they take half a forever to upload when I attach normally in gmail. I don’t like Mail due to threading issues. Photos has an option to send reduced res pix ...
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iPad mini iOS 12.0 - Can't move Notes to Gmail

In the Apple Notes app, I see an ICLOUD folder and a GMAIL folder. When I select "Edit" -> "Move All" the only option is to select ICLOUD. GMAIL isn't an option. I am able to copy notes to the ICLOUD ...
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iPhone iOS 12.0 update will not sign into Apple ID, cannot access App Store or sync contacts from Gmail

I updated my iPhone to iOS 12 and noticed first that all my contacts no longer syncing from my Gmail account. I also cannot access the App Store. In Settings I have tried multiple times to sign in ...
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Can't save password to established gmail account on iPad iOS 9

I've got more than one gmail account, but on one account the mail app began demanding my password but then won't save it. I tried deleting and reading the account but after deleting was unable to ...
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Gmail app on iphone shows notifications for 'everything' instead of just inbox

Recently Gmail changed their web interface, and introduced several different inbox views. I tried them, but quickly returned to the default, which shows only the number of new messages in Inbox, and ...
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How to reset app thumbnails in iOS

On an iPhone, when you double-tap your home button, it brings up the app switcher, which shows you all the apps that are currently running. But the thumbnail that is displayed when switching apps is ...
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Mail.app OSX wont receive email and email gets stuck in the outbox

Ive got an intermittent reoccurring issue on mac mail. I have this issue on 2 machines. Both machines are macbook pros, one is running 10.10.5 and the other 10.12.latest sub version. The issue/s are ...
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How does one import an old Exchange email archive into Apple Mail?

I have an archive of old emails from a former project that I worked on. On that project, I was given my own Exchange email address and subsequently have a ton of emails for which I created an archive. ...
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Accessing Gmail From Terminal

Is there a way to access my Gmail smtp account just using the terminal or is this not possible? I saw this link but it did not help: https://medium.com/@stessyco/gmail-from-the-command-line-with-...
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Apple mail matching signatures with account aliases possible?

I use a gmail account with apple mail. It's very annoying that I have to pick a matching signature everytime I decided to change the from email alias. Is there anything I can do that will allow me to ...
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Invoking AppleScript from Mail Rule

While working on an AppleScript to save message attachments from a mail rule I believe I have come across what appears to be a limitation. It seems that if you invoke an AppleScript from a mail rule ...
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MacOS: Add browser tab (i.e. Gmail) to application switcher?

I use Gmail for email in my Google Chrome browser. Is there a way to make Gmail appear as an application that I can choose using the application switcher invoked with Cmd + Tab?
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Apple Mail on iOS 11.4.1 completely broken

I'm trying to connect to my Gmail from Mail but it says cannot get mail imap.gmail.com I cannot access any settings to change this from the app or the Settings app.
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Advanced mail filtering on mail.app

So I have been trying this for weeks but am not able to make it work optimally. Here are some screenshots of my settings: and the mail filter rules: I want to apply mail filtering for specific cases ...
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iOS Mail: Emails are listed in wrong order

I've recently migrated my email from Google Apps to the free version of Google - however my iPad and iPhone mail apps are ordering my emails in some completely illogical order. At the top I have new ...
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Can't get wrong sender name from appearing — only when sending from iphone

I have several email accounts that I send and receive from -- either on my iPhone 6s or on my laptop. One email account is for business & one is for personal. When an email from the business email ...
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iOS 11.3.1 Mail app doesn't shown new mail until the iPhone is rebooted - any cure?

I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 11.3.1. The Mail app is able to download and display e-mail from my GMail account. However, e-mail to my account at register.com is frequently not displayed until I ...
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Outlook for Mac 2016, Gmail accounts and Smart Folder / Search showing message more than once

Environment OS: macOS 10.13.4 Application: Outlook for Mac 2016 (Insider Slow and Insider Fast) Accounts: Gmail Accounts I'm switching from Apple Mail to Outlook for Mac 2016. In doing so, I ...
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How do I move existing notes from my iCloud to another folder (gmail, etc)?

I was looking for some help. I have a mac and an iPhone. I have 200 important notes in my icloud. I am scared that something will happen to my phone or mac and I will lose all my notes because my ...
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Import/Send Gmail and Work Email to iCloud Online?

SO I am a brand new Apple user. I have multiple email IDs, namely: gmail.com my office email I want to import my old and new emails (both office and gmail) to iCloud online. I plan to delete my ...
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Following an update, iPhone now lists my gmail account as inactive

A message appeared on my iPhone this morning but went before I could read it properly. Something about an application update I think, not sure. Now I see under Accounts that my gmail account is listed ...
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Stop gmail + terminal from pasting rich text [duplicate]

Since some recent update, when copying stuff from Terminal into Gmail compose window, it's pasted as formatted text, retaining all my terminal colors and fonts. How to stop them (Chrome, Gmail, ...
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Mail rules not working at all

I am running MacOS Sierra 10.12.6 and I wanted to create a basic rule that would look for the word "Monitoring" in a message subject and move it to a "Monitoring" mailbox if it was found. I created ...
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I don't want to use Apple's Mail.app on macOS - Any unintended consequences?

Mail app is using 10GB on my laptop (High Sierra 10.13.3). I don't use it at all; I usually use the web interface and occasionally Thunderbird for my Gmail account. This is the only Mail-connected ...
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Can Exchange emails be downloaded in Apple Mail to then be uploaded to Gmail account?

I use Apple Mail and I have a work account on Exchange/Office 365 that I use through Apple Mail. I do NOT have the Exchange password, I am not the administrator. Is there a way for me to archive or ...
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How can I get the recipient’s Gmail iOS app to show my Google account’s avatar?

When I added my avatar to: https://aboutme.google.com/u/2/ it started showing up on mail.google.com. When I signed up for Google+, it started showing up on inbox.google.com. But in the Gmail iOS app,...
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Invitations sent to Gmail do not appear in Calendar while invitations sent to Office 365 do

When I receive meeting invitations to my Gmail account they appear as regular mails with an attachment. Opening the message in Gmail lets me add the event to my Google Calendar, making it appear in OS ...
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ItunesConnect no longer allows tester gmail with plus sign?

In the past, I used to use the same Gmail address for testing in-app purchasing (sandbox testing) by adding + sign to my email. For example, myemail+testYapp@gmail.com Now I am no longer able to ...
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What websites can I use to get games in my schools IPad? [closed]

I want to download games in school iPad but I don’t have the AppStore. What are some websites that I can use?
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Gmail inbox does not show in Safari

I have a mid 2009 MBP with OSX 10.11.6 and Safari 11.0.2, and my problem is with Safari. For many months, possibly for the past year, when I display my gmail account it is usually the case that the ...
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Inconsistency for Gmail and Exchange in Mail.app

My Mail.app is configured for Gmail and Exchange. The Exchange shows subfolders directly inside Inbox, but Gmail has separate Googletab below Mailboxes tab. Why does Mail.app show subfolders in ...
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How to disable Tab key in Gmail (Chrome or Safari)

My grandpa has suffered from a very annoying "problem" in Gmail (on Mac OS under Chrome) for a long time and unfortunately I haven't found a solution for him yet: When composing in Gmail, each time ...
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High Sierra contacts disappear immediately after creation

I add a contact (Firstname, Lastname, Phone, Email) and save it. After a few seconds, presumably when macOS tries to sync it to Gmail and/or iCloud, it disappears. I have a Gmail account and an ...
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Mail.app not connecting to Gmail

I'm running macOS Sierra on an early 2015 MacBook Air. I've used the Mail.app to connect to Gmail, as well as several other account profiles for years. Two days ago, the Gmail connection failed (...
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Apple mail has ghost SMTP accounts. It does not use them, nor can I edit them. Any idea how to fix that?

I have been having problems on Apple Mail on my work Mac. I had setup everything on my personal Mac, and the settings were carried over via iCloud, no problem. I can receive mail for both Gmail and ...
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Why does my gmail sometimes go to “Recovered Messages”?

I'm using a mid-2011 iMac on Sierra (just updated a few weeks ago, from Mavericks). Apple Mail is often, but not always, sending mail from one of my several GMail accounts, to "Recovered Mail" in the ...
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Remove Gmail contacts from iPhone contacts list

My iPhone has pulled in all contacts from my Gmail account into my contact list. It’s gotten so out of hand that it’s difficult to find contacts I need. Is there any easy way to remove these and ...
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Now that Inbox watch app is gone, how do I get Gmail notifications on Apple Watch?

So I'm trying to figure out how to get notifications on my Watch. I was using Google's Inbox app but apparently that no longer works. I don't use Apple Mail, I use G-Mail. So what are my options?
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Hide Drafts “Unread” count Apple Mail App (Mac)? (Not badge)

I'm using Google Inbox to create template emails, which are stored as "drafts" in IMAP. I want to eliminate that number (in grey, same as unread count in other folders) from Mail.
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How can I move my notes from iCloud folder to GMail folder

Only iCloud folder displays in the move menu. Even though GMail folder is normally present.
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Can't edit “Gmail SMTP Server” on iOS 10.3.1

I'm having problems recently with sending email from my gmail account on my iPhone using the mail app (keep being told username or password is incorrect, when they definitely are not). In trying to ...
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How to access desktop Gmail on iPad Pro?

I'm not a big fan of the native Mail app and the native Gmail app is okay but I believe lacks power user features, e.g. keyboard shortcuts. Is there a way to access the full-blown desktop version of ...
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How to Backup Apple Mail Gmail database to External Hard drive?

from quite some time I am using Apple Mail signed in with my Gmail Account. I have almost 20K emails and I need to clean up my Gmail account, make separate folders and categorize them. But before that,...
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Moving mail to folder removes it from mail account

I have two aliases set up in my Gmail account and on my Mac Mail.app I set up a rule for each alias that if an email is "to 'Alias A'", move it to folder "Alias A Folder" - respectively for "Alias B". ...