Questions tagged [gmail]

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How can I clean up old notes left in my Gmail account by notes.app?

I keep my Notes.app notes synced with my Gmail account. In Gmail, I can see all my current notes in the Notes label and associated sublabels. I can also see many older versions of current notes, and ...
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“Connection insecure” error when trying to manage a Gmail or Yahoo account

About a week ago, I was prompted to reset my Yahoo e-mail password. So I went to System Preferences -> Internet Accounts and double clicked on Ymail (the Yahoo e-mail account). I saw this screen: ...
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Turn off autosave drafts in mail on OS X El Capitan and Sierra

I am having a bit of an issue here with the default mail application in mac OS El Capitan. I am using my gmail account on the mail client and it is autosaving drafts when I compose messages ... I have ...
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Selective Backup in Apple Mail Email Client

I have an IMAP Gmail account which I have logged in through Apple Mail email client on my Mac book pro. I have sorted out some important emails and made a separate folder for those emails. Is it ...
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See sender's email-address in Google Inbox for iOS

How do I see a sender's email in Google's email-app Inbox for iOS? I cannot click the displayed name or the photo, either while reading the email or when answering it. It just shows, in this case, an ...
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How do I prevent my husband’s emails from combining with my Mail.app account?

My husbands emails from his gmail account show up in my Apple Mail account. We both have separate gmail accounts, but all his emails show up in my Apple Mail inbox. How to stop?
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Removing Internet Account without losing old messages in Messages App

I use Gmail and Messages app on OS X. I would like to remove the Internet Account, and preserve my historical messages. If I go to remove the Gmail Internet Account, I get a warning: Deleting this ...
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Accidentally “Removed Attachments” via Mail.app

I was trying to clear up space on my HD by running "Remove Attachments" in Mail.app on my Gmail accounts. Too late I realized this deleted the attachments from server (Gmail) as well. They all show "[...
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Make gmail notify me on new mails

I went to Settings and "New mail notifications on" is selected (there was a text as a link above it, I clicked on it). However, it doesn't work, i.e., I don't receive any notification on a new mail......
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Move all “All on My iPhone” contacts to “All Gmail” group

I have been syncing my iPhone and Gmail contacts for years and consistently run into this problem. Some of my contacts were created in the group "All on My iPhone", always without my knowledge, ...
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Setting Default gmail Send-From Address on iPhone for photo sharing

If I take a photo using the camera and then to share it by email, the default is to send from one of my gmail addresses configured. I'm trying to use the one of the other gmail address as the From ...
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Cannot change archive folder gmail on iPhone

Since yesterday I inadvertently deleted an important email (it's waaaay to easy to swipe left too much and delete the mail), I changed the default setting to "archive" instead of delete. But since I ...
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Incoming text message auto filled the “TO” field?

I received an MMS messages this afternoon on my iPhone 6. When I opened it, it was clearly a spam text message. I did not recognize the sender. I went to the link in the email on a spun up virtual ...
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Problem sending mail to Yahoo Group from Gmail

This problem is not strictly an OSX problem, but I do not know a more suitable site. I belong to a club which uses yahoogroups.com for group mail. Recently every message I send to the group from my ...
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Automatically cc myself when sending from 1 particular email account - OSX mail

I've got multiple email accounts in OSX Mail, a mixture of gmail, google apps mail, and me.com ... all of which are connecting via imap / smtp. With one of the accounts I want to automatically cc a ...
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How can I get Aperture to use gmail for emailing photos?

I use gmail in a web browser. I don't use Mail at all. Except... In Aperture if I go share -> email it opens up Mail.app. Is there a way through configuration or through a helper app to get ...
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OSX Mail - deleting imap email without deleting on gmail server

I am using Mail.app to access my gmail account (business / google apps email). I want to delete a big pile of emails in Mail to clean up my inbox, but I want to keep those emails in gmail (IMAP ...
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How to add OneDrive as an attachment location in iPad Gmail app?

I have an iPad Air that has Office 365 applications installed on it. I use MS Word very frequently and my files are all saved to OneDrive. I use the iPad Gmail application to send emails and I would ...
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Preventing Chrome from signing me out from Gmail when browsing in icognito

When using Google Chrome in incognito mode on iOS on iPhone, it signs me out from Gmail after one or tow hours: how can I prevent it?
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/Users folder (and any other high level folder) missing when trying to attach files to gmail

When trying to attach a file located in /Users/"user"/ dir to a gmail email, the /Users/ folder doesn't exist, and there is no top level directory (i.e. /) for me to navigate to. The workaround is ...
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How to know what is preventing Mail from fetching Gmail according to schedule?

iPhone 6s, iOS 9.3.2 On my iPhone, mobile-mail is scheduled to fetch emails from my Gmail account every 15 minutes. I recently noticed that more than 15 minutes can pass - the longest so far was 24 ...
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Move defunct gmail ActiveSync calendar entries (iOS) to gmail cal

My father-in-law set up gmail ActiveSync on an old iPhone a long time ago and continues to add calendar dates to it even though it is defunct. He's upgraded iPhones to a 6s but still has that old ...
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Lost Gmail inbox, can't restore with TimeMachine

Friend woke up today to find only 15 of his 9000+ emails in his Gmail Inbox. Have confirmed on iPhone and Gmail website that for whatever reason, these emails are gone -- they don't show up in "All ...
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Changing default email reader does not take effect

I am trying to use Kiwi for Gmail as my default email reader (for example, when wanting to share a link via email, I want Kiwi to open up, rather than the Mail application by Apple). In the Kiwi ...
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Mail.app has no entry for from: gmail-account

I'm using OSX10.11.4. I've got several mail accounts and use mail.app to receive and send mails. One of these accounts is a gmail Account. I'm able to receive all mails with mail.app but I can't send ...
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Gmail Exchange accounts Cannot Get Mail, server connection failed, on new device

I have an iPhone 4s and an iPad 2. The 4s runs iOS 7, the iPad 2 runs iOS 9.3. On both devices, I have two Gmail accounts (one is straight gmail, one is a business domain), configured as Exchange ...
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Gmail App doesn't allow zooming in for Apple devices?

This is what my Mom said. She is an Apple user and is the only Apple user in my immediate family. I can't help really help her because she is not very technoliterate, and she and I are in different ...
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Are Google services backed up by iCloud?

I saw that on my iPhone under iCloud settings Mail was turned off but under iCloud Drive it's turned on and Google Drive is turned on as well (didn't mess with those settings before). Are my Emails ...
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Can't update my mail password on Macbook Air

I recently changed my Gmail password, and as expected, the mail app can't log in to that account anymore. It says "Login Failed" in the top right. The problem is, I can't figure out how to update ...
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Where does gmail/Apple Mail keep its messages?

I have several email accounts on a Mac. With a simple IMAP account, the messages are in /Users/[user name]/Library/Mail/V[a number]/IMAP-[email adress]/INBOX.mbox/ However, Apple Mail seems to hide ...
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Apple Mail is not syncing completely with Gmail account

I have a Gmail account. For years, it has sync'd very nicely with my Apple Mail folders. Now, several of my Mail folders are no longer syncing with their respective Gmail Label (folder). In some of ...
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Use spotlight (or Alfred) to open an existing chrome tab

I want to easily jump to gmail as one of many (many, many) open tabs in Chrome. If I could just type "gmail" into Spotlight and it would take me to that tab in Chrome, that would work great for me. ...
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Flagged emails keep returning and won't synchronize between Apple Mail and Gmail

I've had this problem before and can't recall how I managed to fix it last time. I use Apple Mail to access my Gmail and normally flagged emails show up correctly. Starred emails in Gmail equate to ...
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My iPad is sending out spam emails, what could be the cause?

My iPad is sending out emails through gMail titled for example CCE29032016_00050. All emails begin with CCE followed by a number. They are sent from myself to myself. I noticed that it is my iPad ...
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Moving from Google (Android) to iPhone

I have been using Android for many years, now I have an iPhone. I am used to Gmail, having my Contacts as Gmail contacts, Google maps, backup of SMS to Google, Chrome with sync of online bookmarks, ...
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How can I move my notes from one folder (gmail) to another (iCloud)?

I use Notes on my iPhone, iPad and Macbook Pro. Of late, the gmail syncing has been unreliable. I want to move all my gmails notes to the iCloud folder. There doesn't seem to be a way to 'move' a ...
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How to reauthorise a Google account in Internet Accounts (after changing Google Account password) on Mac OS 10.11

My Google Account is connected to Mac OS X using Internet Accounts. I changed the password of my Google Account (at google.com) and now the OS - and especially Mac Mail - can no longer access the ...
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How to change Gmail notification sound

How to change Gmail notification sound on iPhone is question a lot of people ask. So did I.
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How to remove Zombie birthdays from Contacts/Calendar?

I run Contact Sync for Mac to keep my Mac contacts in sync with my Google Contacts. Occasionally this will delete contacts on the mac, that have been deleted as duplicates in Gmail. After Contact ...
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How to automatically deliver /var/mail/USER to my Gmail?

My cron jobs sometimes sends mail to /var/mail/USERNAME. I normally read it by log on the Mac computer and run mail command to read and delete these mails. But how to deliver/forward such mails to ...
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Mail shows disconnected icon. Only way to recover is toggle Wifi

Many times a day, Mail.app indicates it is unable to connect to my Gmail account. I have tried quitting and restarting Mail, but it still shows disconnected. If I toggle Wifi off then on, Mail is ...
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Mac Mail - Stagger / batch download emails from gmail over imap

Ive got several gmail accounts and google apps for business (depreciated free version) accounts. One of the my google apps for business accounts is 25gb. I want to add it to mail on my MBP (osx - 10....
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Label the different accounts on iPhone mail

I've just finished setting up a mail address for my father. He has a custom domain name, and the he's able to receive/send email with this custom address via Gmail. On his iPhone and iPad, he's ...
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How to stop Mail app from downloading mails from Trash?

I have lots filters that move junk mails to trash. But Mail app is downloading all mails from trash every time and wasting my bandwidth. How can I configure it to skip trash folder?
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How can I forward all my iCloud emails to a Gmail address?

As the title of the question states, I would like to forward my iCloud email to my Gmail address. Specifically, I have an iCloud email that I made with my Apple ID as well as a Gmail address I made ...
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Problem registering gmail in iPad

I recently changed the password for my gmail account. I was able to register the account on my iPhone but when I do the same on my iPad it tells me that the user id and password are incorrect. I ...
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Can't login to Gmail via Mail on iOS

I am having trouble accessing my Gmail account via Mail on my iPad. It keeps saying my username or password is incorrect when it's not. I have that rotten two-step authentication turned off and this ...
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How to force Mail.app to ask for Gmail password?

I recently changed my Gmail account's password. The account in Mail.app is offline as expected ("Login Failed"), but there seems no way to input the new password: There is no password input field in ...
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How can I change the reply-to field in Gmail app?

I wonder how to change the reply-to field in Gmail app when sending an email. I use iOS 9. I just want to change at the reply-to for one email, not all emails I send. Here is what I see: Clicking on ...
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How can I add CC and BCC fields in Gmail app?

I wonder how to add CC and BCC fields in Gmail app. I use iOS 9. Here is what I see: Clicking on + didn't reveal anything exciting.