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How To Stop Gmail From Syncing Mail?

Gmail is a free web-based email service and it is one of the most used email services today. Sometimes, you may feel frustrated when Gmail sends syncing notifications or Gmail Sync mails frequently. In such cases, you can know how to stop Gmail from syncing mail.

How To Stop Gmail From Syncing Mail

On Android phones:

To know how to stop Gmail from sync mail on your Android phone, keep reading the instructions below.

  • First, verify whether you have a stable Internet connection on your Android phone.
  • Next, tap the Settings icon on the applications screen to open the Settings app.
  • Scroll down the Settings page and select the Accounts and Backup or Data & Synchronization option.
  • Tap the Accounts button and select your Google account name. Probably, it will have the Google logo by its side.
  • Choose the Sync Account option after selecting your Google account.
  • To stop Gmail from syncing mail, toggle off the Sync Contacts button. Doing so will also disable the Contact and Calendar sync.
  • If necessary, toggle off all the buttons under the Sync Account section.
  • You have now seen how to stop Gmail from sync mail.

On iPhones:

  • If you have configured your Google account (Gmail) on an iPhone, open the Settings app by touching its icon on the applications screen.
  • Ensure that you have a stable Internet connection on your iPhone.
  • In the Settings window, tap the Mail, Contacts, Calendar button.
  • If you are using the latest iOS version, tap the Accounts & Passwords tab.
  • Next, choose your Gmail account from the displayed list.
  • Navigate to the bottom of the screen and toggle off the slider next to Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and Notes.
  • Now, Gmail will stop syncing mail on your iPhone.
  • If you have any issues in learning of how to stop Gmail from syncing mail on your smartphone, click the Call button available on this page to contact our technical support team for remote assistance.