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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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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How to sync iPhone contacts to Gmail and update them on in-use Android phone

I've recently moved from Android (Nexus 5x) to iPhone. Added Gmail account and synced all contacts from Android to iPhone. I'm using both the iPhone and Nexus. Now I've added a few more contacts on ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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