Removing Gmail

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by cdysthe, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. cdysthe

    cdysthe Active Member
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    Hi,

    I'm new to Android, so this may be silly questions for the seasoned user, but anyway: I'm now using K-9mail for all my e-mail accounts including Gmail. I would like to remove my Gmail account from the actual Gmail app since I am not using it. How do I do that? Also, if I uninstall the Gmail appl itself, how can I get it installed again if I should want to? I do not see it in the Market.
     

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  2. aminaked

    aminaked Well-Known Member
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    Just turn off gmail sync in phone settings > accounts
     
  3. kmoneylongshanks

    kmoneylongshanks Active Member
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    When I use to use K-9, I just turned off the notifications from Gmail in the Gmail settings; however, I quickly returned to Gmail because K-9 rapes battery and isn't really that much better.
     
  4. aminaked

    aminaked Well-Known Member
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    K9 doesn't use much battery power for me. Maybe they fixed it in one of the updates.
     
  5. cdysthe

    cdysthe Active Member
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    I'll keep the Gmail app around in case that happens to me. You do not know if from where I can reinstall the Gmail app if I choose to uninstall it?
     
  6. kmoneylongshanks

    kmoneylongshanks Active Member
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    If it's not on the marketplace, then I'm not sure. I didn't think you could even uninstall it. Why do you want to take it off?
     

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