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I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
I have 3 email accounts set up in the email client and I would like to change the colors assigned to each of the accounts.
Is it possible? I haven't been able to find any setting to do it. In this question they say it's not possible in Android 2.2, but how about 4.1?

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I've tried on my Galaxy S3 and I couldn't find a way to do this.

Searching on the web returns nothing more (aside of trying to delete/recreate an account until it's given the color you want, wich I didn't tried).

You can use another mail client than the one pre-installed on the GS3.

I've tried the following ones :

  • MailDroid : great one, possible to choose the color for each account from a palette, free version is add-based
  • AquaMail : good one too, you can choose the color for each account from 8 predefined colros, free version has no adds
  • K-9 Mail : possible to choose the color for each account from a palette, no adds, but looks a bit old
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Enhanced email from the market will allow to choose account and notification colors for each account. However it lacks the subject in the notification, which is why I stick with stock.

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Your suggestion to use another email client is a good one. It would be more useful if you also include a link to the app you're suggesting. –  Dan Hulme Dec 14 '13 at 13:04

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