1. Solrighal's Avatar
    Hi folks.

    My Note 3 has suddenly developed a strange problem. I use Gmail and until today when I received a new email I'd get one gmail notification. However now I'm getting a notification for Gmail AND a notification for the built-in email app. What's changed and how do I change it back?

    Thank you.

    Sent from my SM-N9005
    01-16-2014 01:11 PM
  2. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    I don't know what may have changed but to stop the stock app go into Settings Accounts and turn off sync on that stock app. You'll still get the gmail notifications.

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    01-16-2014 01:15 PM
  3. Solrighal's Avatar
    That worked, thanks. I've also got no idea what happened. I've been at work all day and certainly haven't been mucking around with the phone. Very strange.

    Anyway, thanks very much for fixing it for me.

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    01-16-2014 02:10 PM
  4. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    I'm glad it worked.

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    01-16-2014 02:24 PM
  5. kevinpleasants's Avatar
    I suddenly started having the same problem.

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    01-16-2014 03:57 PM
  6. z06mike's Avatar
    If you don't have an email account set up through the stock email client you shouldn't receive a notification. Do you have your Gmail set up in both apps?
    01-16-2014 06:01 PM
  7. Solrighal's Avatar
    I do Mike. Should I delete my Gmail account in the stock client or just leave things as they are? I'm not getting double notifications now anyway. What's the general view of the stock app anyway when compared with the gmail app?

    Sent from my SM-N9005
    01-17-2014 12:14 PM
  8. z06mike's Avatar
    I would totally delete Gmail from the stock app. To me the Gmail app is much nicer. Is there a reason you need it in both?
    01-17-2014 12:33 PM
  9. Solrighal's Avatar
    No, no reason. To be honest I came from an iPhone to this monster with no previous experience of android so I just did "everything".

    Sent from my SM-N9005
    01-17-2014 01:46 PM
  10. Solrighal's Avatar
    So is the stock app still using battery monitoring an email address when I've no intention of using it?

    Sent from my SM-N9005
    01-17-2014 01:47 PM
  11. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    No, not if sync is turned off.

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    01-17-2014 02:07 PM
  12. z06mike's Avatar
    Delete the account from the stock app and just leave the Gmail one!
    01-17-2014 02:09 PM
  13. Solrighal's Avatar
    Consider it done. Many thanks.

    Sent from my SM-N9005
    01-17-2014 02:15 PM

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