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GMAIL 5.0 APK Download and info

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BooBerry    2,671

Thanks :devil:

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techbeck    6,680

Thanks :devil:

 

No problem.  Works pretty well.  Curious if they will be ditching the EMAIL app on Android now.

 

Anyway, before you install the app, I had to disable the GMAIL app and then rename the gmail.apk in system\app.  Then the 5.0 APK installed.  Had some weird issues where the logon screen for gmail kept popping up and trying to logon.  Restarting the phone after the 5.0 install seemed to fixed the issue.

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SharpGreen    231

No problem.  Works pretty well.  Curious if they will be ditching the EMAIL app on Android now.

 

Anyway, before you install the app, I had to disable the GMAIL app and then rename the gmail.apk in system\app.  Then the 5.0 APK installed.  Had some weird issues where the logon screen for gmail kept popping up and trying to logon.  Restarting the phone after the 5.0 install seemed to fixed the issue.

I doubt they'll ditch the mail app, since the gmail app ONLY works for gmail, where as the straight email app works for other providers.

 

EDIT: Nevermind, just read the new Gmaill works with other providers as well.

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techbeck    6,680

I doubt they'll ditch the mail app, since the gmail app ONLY works for gmail, where as the straight email app works for other providers.

 

EDIT: Nevermind, just read the new Gmaill works with other providers as well.

 

Yea. but only for IMAP and POP3.  Still need the EMAIL app for Exchange/corporate emails. 

 

Anyway, I have Outlook and Yahoo setup via gmail using IMAP and it is working great.

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Lels    75

Anyone else having an issue with the app crashing every time you push the compose new message circle? 

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techbeck    6,680

Anyone else having an issue with the app crashing every time you push the compose new message circle?

Did you restart your phone after you installed 5.0?

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Lels    75

Did you restart your phone after you installed 5.0?

It wouldn't install the apk through normal method, so I replaced my current gmail.apk file with the new one in my system folder, and then I restarted. It works fine other than when I try to compose a new message, and then crashes.  

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techbeck    6,680

It wouldn't install the apk through normal method, so I replaced my current gmail.apk file with the new one in my system folder, and then I restarted. It works fine other than when I try to compose a new message, and then crashes.  

 

Not sure, works great for me.  What I did....

 

1) Disabled GMAIL in the Apps section.

2) Renamed the APK in system/app to gmail.old

3) Copied the 5,0 APK to the system/app.  Then installed the APK by clicking on the APK.

4) Restarted the phone.

 

So if all you did was copy the APK and not run the install, then that may be the problem.

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Lels    75

Not sure, works great for me.  What I did....

 

1) Disabled GMAIL in the Apps section.

2) Renamed the APK in system/app to gmail.old

3) Copied the 5,0 APK to the system/app.  Then installed the APK by clicking on the APK.

4) Restarted the phone.

 

So if all you did was copy the APK and not run the install, then that may be the problem.

Hm.  I deleted the old Gmail2.apk, moved the new gmail.apk to system fold, renamed it to gmail2.apk, set permissions on it, and restarted.  

 

I probably shouldn't of deleted the old gmail.apk.... oh well.  I'll try installing it now, now that it's in the system folder, like you did.  If that doesn't work...ill just wait til i find a different one.  Either way, thanks for sharing this.  

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techbeck    6,680

Hm.  I deleted the old Gmail2.apk, moved the new gmail.apk to system fold, renamed it to gmail2.apk, set permissions on it, and restarted.  

 

I probably shouldn't of deleted the old gmail.apk.... oh well.  I'll try installing it now, now that it's in the system folder, like you did.  If that doesn't work...ill just wait til i find a different one.  Either way, thanks for sharing this.  

 

Deleting the old APK should be fine.  I just renamed it just in case I needed to revert back. 

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RangerLG    42

Will this only work on Nexus devices?  I tried on my Note 8.0 tablet and every time I would tap "Got It", the app would quit.  Tried all methods.

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techbeck    6,680

Will this only work on Nexus devices?  I tried on my Note 8.0 tablet and every time I would tap "Got It", the app would quit.  Tried all methods.

 

APK, should work.  I am using CM11 on my LG G2 so not sure if a stock device, it will work on.

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RangerLG    42

APK, should work.  I am using CM11 on my LG G2 so not sure if a stock device, it will work on.

 

Thanks.  Will try on my phone when I get a chance.  I have a feeling that Touchwiz ties to the app and causes issues if I change it.

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snosie    0

Did you restart your phone after you installed 5.0?

I have a rooted Nexus 5 (with stock 4.4.4) and the app crashes everytime I try to start it. one time I managed to catch a glimpse at the start-up screen.

 

Tried everything mentioned above, and restarted my phone about 10 times. no luck.

 

Had to revert back to stock app.

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techbeck    6,680

Working great for me.  No issues here.  So not sure what the problem is with the rest of ya.

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red.    108

Cool, i didn't know the new Gmail handled other email accounts now.

 

Although correct me if i'm wrong but you can set up your Outlook.com account as an exchange account in the email app right? So it would be better to keep using that than moving it to Gmail.

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techbeck    6,680

Although correct me if i'm wrong but you can set up your Outlook.com account as an exchange account in the email app right? So it would be better to keep using that than moving it to Gmail.

 

Outlook.com is either IMAP or POP3 (unless I missed something).  Exchange you have to use the Email app.  If you dont use Exchange, easier to use the GMAIL app to put all the emails in one place.

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red.    108

Outlook.com is either IMAP or POP3 (unless I missed something).  Exchange you have to use the Email app.  If you dont use Exchange, easier to use the GMAIL app to put all the emails in one place.

 

Apparantly you can set up Outlook as an exchange account as it lets me sync contact and calendar events.

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techbeck    6,680

Apparantly you can set up Outlook as an exchange account as it lets me sync contact and calendar events.

 

Ah, ok.  I never have done that.  I tried a few other leaked 5.0 apps and nothing else is working for me cept GMAIL.  I tried the new messenger, keep, and calendar apps.

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