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[APP] Updated/Standalone Gmail in the market [9/21]

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By britoso, Senior Member on 22nd September 2010, 04:05 AM
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Didnt find this posted so here goes:

http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2010/0...og+(Gmail+Blog)
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We just released a new version of the Gmail app in Android Market, so Gmail updates arenít tied to Android version releases anymore. Now you can get new Gmail stuff faster without having to wait for system updates.


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If you are on a custom ROM where the signature of the gmail app is different, then you will have to do the following first:
  1. adb remount
    adb shell mv /system/app/Gmail.apk /system/app/Gmail.apk.bak
  2. adb uninstall com.google.android.gm
Note: the uninstall command may work on its own, but the above is what I did in order
 
 
22nd September 2010, 04:52 AM |#2  
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thanks I was wondering what that was all about.
22nd September 2010, 05:07 AM |#3  
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Thanks for the heads up. Cm6 using gapps flash let's you instal straight from the market! No issues here!
22nd September 2010, 09:33 AM |#4  
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Thanks.
Didn't work for me though, I had to adb shell and "rm" the gmail apk, different rom I guess

But then it installed nicely.
Now if they could please update their calendar to add some missed features.

Edit: No... what version number should it display in "about"?
Mine says 2.3 , but I don't get my priority inbox
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only USA?
can't find the update with Priority Inbox.
friends in Indonesia, Germany and HK having the same issue.
22nd September 2010, 11:16 AM |#6  
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can't find the update with Priority Inbox.
friends in Indonesia, Germany and HK having the same issue.

It available in DE, NL and BE at the moment... got it last night.
22nd September 2010, 11:40 AM |#7  
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can't find the update with Priority Inbox.
friends in Indonesia, Germany and HK having the same issue.

Could try this:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...9&postcount=35
22nd September 2010, 04:58 PM |#8  
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Originally Posted by djdarkknight96

Thanks for the heads up. Cm6 using gapps flash let's you instal straight from the market! No issues here!

Oh, can you explain me where is the gapps flash to do it from cm6? Thank you!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by britoso

If you are on a custom ROM where the signature of the gmail app is different, then you will have to do the following first:

  1. adb remount
    adb shell mv /system/app/Gmail.apk /system/app/Gmail.apk.bak
  2. adb uninstall com.google.android.gm
Note: the uninstall command may work on its own, but the above is what I did in order

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Originally Posted by djdarkknight96

Thanks for the heads up. Cm6 using gapps flash let's you instal straight from the market! No issues here!

I'm on CM6 (8/27) without the Gapps flash and I just used Titanium Backup to uninstall Gmail, restarted, then installed from the market.
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Originally Posted by dailydR1ver

I'm on CM6 (8/27) without the Gapps flash and I just used Titanium Backup to uninstall Gmail, restarted, then installed from the market.

Confirmed, This is the way I did it.
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rusty, thanks bro.
Shall I just use the whole file (.rar) or just the apk would do fine?

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