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How To Stop Syncing Mail In Gmail?  

Are you searching for the right procedure to stop syncing mail in Gmail? Then you are on the right page.Usually, mail sync is a feature that allows you to share your account details with the email client or a device from which you access your email account. Some might find this feature insecure. If you’re also feeling the same, then you can disable it. Learn how to stop syncing mail in Gmail from the below section.

How To Stop Syncing Mail In Gmail

On Android or iPhone

Disabling the sync feature will stop syncing mail. If you’re a mobile phone user, then perform the following instructions to stop syncing your Gmail mails on the phone. 

  • Tap on the Settings app.
  • On the Settings screen of your phone, look for the Accounts option and tap on it.
  • Choose your Google account that you wish to modify.
  • If the Sync account or Account sync option is displayed, tap on it.
  • Disable the Sync mail option by tapping the toggle button beside it.

Note: There is a chance for some contacts to disappear after turning off sync. So, back up your contacts before you turn sync off.

If you encounter the Syncing mail notification problem on your Gmail account, then follow the below instructions to resolve it.

Generally, when your email is not sent to a particular email account within a certain period of time, there is a chance for this error to occur. To resolve it, follow the below instructions.

Note: In the below section, we have provided instructions for the Android OS. You can also use the same instructions for iOS. Few steps might vary, but the overall procedure is the same.

  • Launch the Settings app.
  • Tap on the Apps option.
  • Locate the Gmail application and tap on it.
  • Go to the Storage section of the Gmail application.
  • Tap on the Clear data option followed by the OK button.
  • Now, restart your Android phone.
  • Once your phone restarts, launch the Gmail application and sign in to your account (if required).
  • Now, you can see the Sync notification cleared from the Notification panel.

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