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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+testapp@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". ...
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Does the Gmail app automatically upload photos to Google Photos?

Does the Gmail app on iPhone having access to your photo gallery automatically upload photos to Google Photos or Drive? Did any version of the Gmail app did this before if not now?
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How to reliably migrate emails from Mac Mail to Google mail?

A client has Google Mail on their Mac Mail app. All their emails have been stored within folders in the "On My Mac" section, so the emails were being removed from the Google mailbox. The mailbox is ...
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Can I get a notification on my iPhone when I receive a certain email?

I need to be able to reply to just 1 email that I irregularly receive within seconds of it arriving. I want my iPhone to start vibrating etc. when it arrives. Email is from info@meetup.com (the ...
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Smart mailbox for unread messages in Mail.app

Problem I've created a smart mailbox in macOS Mail for "Unread" messages with the following rules: Contains messages that match all of the following conditions: Message is in the mailbox: ...
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First time using an iPhone [closed]

This is the first time using an iPhone! I used to own a Samsung Galaxy starting with the 5.5.1, S2, Note 2, S4, S5, etc...so I'm defently not used to this iPhone! With the Samsung's I used the ...
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iCloud sent mail (from Gmail web interface) not listed

I trying to use the Gmail send mail as feature in which I use the iCloud mail credentials and smtp.mail.me.com. It works, I was able to send mail from Gmail web interface while the sender was my ...
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How do I remove Gmail from my Mail app without removing Gmail account from system preferences?

I got myself a MacBook today, and one of the steps I took to set it up was adding my work email account (Microsoft Exchange) to the Mail app. I also had to give other apps access to my personal ...
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Are all messages downloaded in Mail when using Gmail with IMAP?

I'm using Gmail for all my mails but I would like to have a complete copy on my desktop. On Windows I was using Thunderbird but on my MacBook I would like to be sure that Mail is downloading and ...
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MacBook Pro keeps freezing when composing messages in Gmail

My MacBook Pro 2016 keeps freezing fairly frequently when I'm composing messages in Gmail, forcing me to power off and then power back on the computer. Weirdly, this doesn't happen when I have the ...
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Refresh timing of Google Contacts Sync on iOS?

I'm working on a CRM (based on web application), using Google Contacts API. My iPhone’s contacts are linked through my Gmail account. I tried to find the refresh timing between my iPhone’s contacts ...
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Use Mail on OS X Sierra without downloading the mails

I want to use the Mail app on OS X Sierra to manage my emails from 3 different Gmail accounts. But I am using a MacBook Air which is low on space. So is there any way to use Mail app to access my ...
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Gmail on OSX Right Click

Gmail is showing me this menu instead of the regular right-click menu. Particularly, I need "Open in Tab" for individual mails. How do I get back to the "regular" Chrome/Safari right-click menu?
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iOS and Gmail Notes Syncing Issue

I have a iPad and iPhone, both of which are having severe Gmail Notes syncing issues. My setup was working fine for the last several years, but recently (starting about a month and a half ago), my ...
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Adding email from gmail iPhone app as calendar entry in google calendar on iPhone

For a given google account, I'd like to be able to do the following on my iPhone: Open email in gmail iPhone app. Add the email as a calendar event or appointment on google calendar. I know I can do ...
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Unable to open Google Mail via any browser on Macbook Air

I just got a help request from a frustrated friend. She has a new Macbook Air and is unable to access Google Mail via any browser. Specifically, here is what she reports to me: She can access other ...
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“One-way synchronization” between Mail and Gmail?

In the past (say, with Snow Leopard, although I don't remember exactly when I set up my old client) it used to be possible to have a "one-way synchronization" between the Mail client and a gmail ...
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Why do I get a 'connection to the outgoing server “smtp.gmail.com” failed' message in iOS Mail?

Today I noticed I have 3 emails stuck in my Outbox, and when I try to re-send one, I see: If I press Settings, then select "SMTP Gmail SMTP Server", and "Gmail SMTP Server" (under PRIMARY SERVER--it ...
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Why is my mac replacing my name on all my email as “Holiday In The United States”?

Recently I noticed that on both Spark and the default mail app, my name is being replaced as "Holiday In The United States". This is happening on all my accounts, with various email providers. I have ...
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iOS 10.3 Gmail app synchronization issues

Since updating my iPhone 6S Plus to iOS 10.3 I stumbled on a bug that I really need some help resolving or at least confirmation that it exists. The problem is with the Gmail app on iOS, which is set ...
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Random [Google Mail] folder/label in iOS Mail after updating to 10.3

After updating to iOS 10.3 (and 10.3.1) there is a random, additional folder in Mail app attached to my Gmail account, named [Google Mail]. Prior to this update it was not there. It's similar to a ...
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Apple Mail, producing multiple duplicate drafts on gmail [duplicate]

Apple Mail is producing multiple duplicate drafts on gmail. After I send a message, there are multiple drafts of it left :-(. That totally kills productivity and confidence. As I see the leftover ...
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Safe to delete “Recovered Messages” Mailbox in Apple Mail on Mac?

A "Mailbox" (visible on the left sidebar on Apple Mail on Mac) was created called "Recovered Messages (Google)", I am using my Gmail account in Mail. It is categorized under "On My Mac". I believe ...
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iPhone is overriding my Account Email with a different address

I'm looking into an issue on an iPhone which has me stumped. It has a number of Accounts configured: iCloud (myname@icloud.com) Exchange (myname@mycompany.com) Gmail (myname@gmail.com) Outlook (...
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How to backup email database of Apple Mail?

My Apple Mail email client is a chaos nowadays. There are numerous emails, all unorganized. I need to clean it up a bit and organize the emails in segments. Before I do that I need to backup my Apple ...
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iOS Mail app archive button sometimes goes back to inbox view?

Normally pressing "archive" brings me to the next email but occasionally it brings me back to the inbox. Is this just a bug? I'm using my gmail account and I'm in the "all inboxes" view. My OS is up ...

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