How to Turn off Gmail Syncing on Your Phone

Objective

  • Stop receiving emails to Gmail account on phone but keep the Google account on the phone for other syncing purposes

Environment

  • All Republic Wireless phones

Procedure

  1. Open the app drawer
  2. Open the Settings app
  3. Scroll down to Accounts
  4. Tap Google
  5. Tap your Google account (you may also need to tap Sync account or Account sync)
  6. Drag the slider for Gmail to the left to turn it off.

Additional Notes

Turning Sync off, may result in some contacts being removed or disappearing since they are stored and backed up in your Gmail account. Emails that were synced up to the point of tuning off sync will remain on the phone.


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