Questions tagged [gmail]

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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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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Is there a way to resize on drag and drop in Aperture?

My photos are mostly 4000 x 6000 pixels. I want to email smaller ones. I use gmail in a browser. Right now to do this I need to: Select pictures Export versions - select a size Navigate in finder ...
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Synchronize only selected Google contacts on iphone

Following these instructions, I was able to synchronize all my Google contacts to iOS. However, this bundled together all my Google contacts: people without phone numbers, people I haven't ...
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Office 365: Outlook — limit sync to 30 days

I have just installed MS Outlook for Mac and am trying to prevent it from downloading my entire inbox with emails dating back to 2008. I have an IMAP Gmail account and only want Outlook to sync ...
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Why am I having trouble entering a new Gmail password in Mail (and Internet Accounts)? [duplicate]

I'm required to change my school Gmail password every year. I recently did so, and it seems to work just fine for accessing Gmail with a web browser. It also works fine in the Mail app in iOS (I was ...
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Cannot connect to Google Account on Internet Account - OSX 10.12.3 [duplicate]

From this morning I cannot use anymore any account based on Gmail (neither work account). It asked me for password and every time I insert the correct one, it gives me a "grey" screen (check the ...
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Apple Mail keeps asking for google login since Sierra 10.12.4 Beta

Apple Mail asks for Google login on a daily basis. This happens to both my personal and work gmail account. I tried generating app specific password but when i go to preferences -> account information:...
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Mac Mail keeps losing the 2 factor auth passwords for Gmail

My laptop (MacBook Pro late 2012 running OS X 10.10.5) has had an issue the last two mornings. When I turn it on I get a load of notifications saying that I need to re-enter the password for my ...
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Gmail shortcut for open spelling corrections hides window - any way to fix?

The gmail shortcuts list says to "Open spelling suggestions" you press Command-M, but that minimizes the Google Chrome window for me. Any way to get a workable shortcut for this?
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How can you print an email in gmail app on iPad

How can you print an email using gmail app on iPad
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Can't find log out button for Gmail on iPhone

I am unable to log out of my Gmail account from my iPhone 6+. My screen starts from Inbox till end of folders but no log out shown. How do I log out?
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Is there a way to transfer a boarding pass from Gmail to Wallet on iPhone

iOS 10 iPhone 5 Airline: Westjet. Email App: Gmail I do not want to download an app every time I get a new pass. How can I do this from GMail, rather than adding YAA?
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Login into google account on Iphone 5s not possible

About a month ago my Iphone 5s updated and afterwards I couldn't log in to my google account on my Iphone, when I try to log in from any other device it works completely fine. Neither in the youtube ...
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Cannot add gmail account on iOS

I am trying to add a gmail account to my iPad in order to have contacts, email, and calendar sync. I go to Settings -> Mail -> Accounts -> Add Account and enter my gmail credentials. It accepts the ...
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Inbox by Google doesn't update unless opened

Despite being setup to allow background refresh, Inbox does not notify of new emails unless I manually open the app. How can I fix this?
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Regarding email attachments from gmail app on iphone

I have iphone 5S. I want to know: How to save a doc or pdf attachment from gmail app locally on an iphone? How to view this attachment (from step 1) on iphone? How to send this attachment to someone ...
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Define Archive Folder in different account

Following the question, How to change the Mail “Archive” folder for email accounts in El Capitan: I have several mail accounts in macOS Sierra and would like to archive all mail in one folder in one ...
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How do I revert Gmail back to normal after I switched to HTML by mistake?

I accidentally switched my Gmail to HTML. I want to go back but don't know how on my iPhone 6s.
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Iphone Calendar woes

I have an iphone 6 updated to ios 10.1.1 (14b100). A short while ago, the calendar app would open on the button click, but not allow me to add anything to it. I realised it was just responding very, ...
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Can I cancel this neverending message move in Mail.app?

A few days ago, I decided to move nearly 80,000 messages from an IMAP server to a Gmail server using Mail.app on Sierra 10.12.1: This task still hasn't completed. "Checking for Mail…" comes and goes ...
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editing quoted text in Gmail iOS app

The new Gmail iOS app (version 5.0.4) no longer allows me to edit quoted text in reply and forwarded messages. This is a serious limitation. Is there a fix or a workaround, short of copying the ...
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IPad mail app does not show old emails – I can't mark them all as read

I have started using my iPad again after long inactivity. The mail app shows 7,288 unread email. I would like to get rid of that red number, the problem is that the mail app does not load old email – ...
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Links in Gmail won't open in Chrome

iPhone 7 iOS 10.1.1 Gmail 5.0.3 Chrome 54.0.2840.91 When trying to open a link directly within the gmail app, it opens in safari instead of chrome. This used work just fine until the latest update ...
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iCal not syncing with Google Apps after upgrade to Sierra (10.12.1)

I recently upgrade by Macbook to 10.12.1 and I am now getting persistent 403 errors when trying to sync the calendars between Google and iCal. I have tried removing my Google account re-adding and I ...
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stop iOS contact importing contact info from mail footers

I recently changed from using the gmail app to the native iOS mail app on my iphone. Now when i search for a contact in the address book to make a phone call it seems to have pulled in a load of ...
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How do I limit Gmails access to my phones contact info, specifically pictures?

I recently added/updated some pictures for my contacts within the built-in phone app. Gmail now somehow has those pictures, 1) how is this possible? 2) How do I limit Gmail's access to my contacts ...