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Google Mail: turn off conversational view on Android [app] Smartphone

Does anyone know how to turn off the conversational view of e-mail on an Andoid phone using the Gmail app?

 

i.e. So e-mails are viewed in labels [folders] only?

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Re: Google Mail: turn off conversational view on Android [app] Smartphone


AllanQuatermain wrote:

Does anyone know how to turn off the conversational view of e-mail on an Andoid phone using the Gmail app?

 


Putting it in a pool of dishwater on the draining board worked for my daughter.

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Re: Google Mail: turn off conversational view on Android [app] Smartphone

Coincidentally, my daughter told me to try that particular fix before I actually posted my question ;-)
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Re: Google Mail: turn off conversational view on Android [app] Smartphone

I'm not sure tbh AQ

 

What happens if you tweak the settings on the 'normal' version of GMail, do these changes get carried over to the app?

 

I would try this myself, but I've put GMail in the ice making compartment on my phone, I found it to be a little resource hungry and being as it came on the phone, tis a little (insert word of your choice) to get rid of.

 

Been using K-9 for a while now and this does work well for me, though ya know me, I've got apps blocking everything so I don't see much in the way of adverts - IF K-9 comes with any?

 

 

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DS wrote:

I'm not sure tbh AQ

 

What happens if you tweak the settings on the 'normal' version of GMail, do these changes get carried over to the app?

 

I would try this myself, but I've put GMail in the ice making compartment on my phone, I found it to be a little resource hungry and being as it came on the phone, tis a little (insert word of your choice) to get rid of.

 

Been using K-9 for a while now and this does work well for me, though ya know me, I've got apps blocking everything so I don't see much in the way of adverts - IF K-9 comes with any?

 

 


@DS Ive tried your first point, no is the answer. :smileysad:

 

The only fix I can think of is to set up G mail without using the app., the Google mothership seems convinced conversational format is a good thing, I find it isnt.  A long thread can make early content hard to find on the phone.

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Re: Google Mail: turn off conversational view on Android [app] Smartphone

I did guess you'd of already tried, but thought it was worth a mention.

 

I would assume it may be very slow to load on the mobile, but you'll know that before me :smileywink:

 

Google - wants to rule the world:smileysad:

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To atone for my earlier silliness I turned up the following from a 'Top Contributor' to the Google Mobile Help Forum:

 

"There is no way to turn conversation view of in the Android Gmail app. You have to configure the account via IMAP and the Email app in order to not see conversations lumped together. If you prefer, you can have both the Gmail app and the Email app accessing the account though that's going to use more resources and battery so I recommend setting only one of the 2 apps to sync automatically and display notifications."

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@DS its fast enough loading.

@pp thanks for that second piece of good advice :-)
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Re: Google Mail: turn off conversational view on Android [app] Smartphone

das ist gut zu hören :smileyhappy:

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Re: Google Mail: turn off conversational view on Android [app] Smartphone

I've checked online quite a bit, and pp's post seems to be the final word on it: conversational view cant be turned off if the user makes use of G-mail via the Android App. :smileysad:

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