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How do I set Gmail to use my default account? My settings are set correctly, so this appears to be a bug.


I've checked my settings and my ****@xona.com account is set to be the default, but it is not chosen as such.

Upon each new email I compose, it's now offering me to choose between my gmail address ********@gmail.com or my default account ****@xona.com, instead of just using my default account.

Worst still, the choice defaults to my gmail address ********@gmail.com! Besides, I don't want the choice, and I want the default to be my default account!

I also have When replying to a message: set to Always reply from default address (currently ****@xona.com).

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I am having the same problem as well, It just started this afternoon. I have my work address set as the default but Gmail is choosing the @gmail.com account as the default instead. Maybe there is a bug in the Gmail system? – user20758 Jun 3 '12 at 21:31
I have exactly the same problem, started about a day or so back. I checked my settings and my default account has been marked but when I click on compose, it give me options but with my gmail account as the first option. If I dont check any other account, it will send via gmail which isnt my default marked account. However when i reply to an email it uses my default account. I would appreciate if a solution to this is found. Tks! – user20773 Jun 4 '12 at 12:22
Same problem here, this seems like a new bug in Gmail. – jrkelly Jun 4 '12 at 12:25
Is this still an issue for you? – pnuts Jun 12 '14 at 15:47
No. I do not remember this problem anymore. It must have been a glitch they later fixed. – Xonatron Jun 12 '14 at 19:34

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