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Topic # 114635 26-Feb-2013 10:52 Send private message

Hi I want to start to push gmail to my android 4.1.2 ...

unfortunately gmail 4.2 there is only ONE option available in the entire app - sync on, sync off nothing else! How apple!

Do earlier versions of gmail allow you to choose push email and not sync anything else?

If yes, anyone knows which versions (so i can google the apk for)?

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  Reply # 770352 26-Feb-2013 10:54 Send private message

ah silly me it looks like gmail versions are the same as android versions .. so i'm googling gmail 2.3.6 apk for example ... let's see if this works ...



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  Reply # 770372 26-Feb-2013 11:10 Send private message

tried 2.3.6 2.3.4 on the android jelly bean ... no option to push ... i guess the push option depends on the android version?

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  Reply # 770387 26-Feb-2013 11:45 Send private message

Given the sync options are not just for Gmail, I suspect changing the gmail apk wont do squat. And the options are likely tied into the mail OS build itself

Suspect the gmail apk will just be the separate reader app outside of the normal google 'mail' app.

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  Reply # 770420 26-Feb-2013 12:28 Send private message

Hi,

I've currently got JB 4.2 running on my Galaxy S I9000, and I have this set of options available:



Settings / Accounts / Google / Tap Email Address

Do you not have something similar?  You can switch off each individual item; so in your case, you should be able to set "gmail" sync only.



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  Reply # 770534 26-Feb-2013 15:19 Send private message

yes that's the menu we're missing!

the samsung stock 4.1.2 has NO sync menu in the options menu

go figure that!



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  Reply # 770536 26-Feb-2013 15:20 Send private message

samsung galaxy s2



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  Reply # 770545 26-Feb-2013 15:28 Send private message

this is the main settings menu



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  Reply # 770546 26-Feb-2013 15:29 Send private message

if i click on google this is what you getdeleted

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  Reply # 770554 26-Feb-2013 15:38 Send private message

And what happens if you tap your email address on that last screen?



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  Reply # 770668 26-Feb-2013 18:22 Send private message

Try enabling sync for it first.

edit: Samsung Stock 4.1.2 on my S3 and the selective sync menu is available.




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