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In the mail client of my Galaxy Tab I have three accounts. In the view "all mailboxes" there is a little line on the left for marking which mail comes from which account.

These colors seem to be defined randomly when creating the account. I can't find the setting where I can change these colors. The last thing I want to do is to delete and create a new account.

The problem is two of the colors are nearly the same.

My Galaxy Tab is rooted but I found nothing in the table "emailProvider.db".

How can I fix this?

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You actually used to be able to change the color at some point, if I'm remembering correctly. It used to be that you could select an account then hit Menu->Settings and the option was there. I think it disappeared when I installed Gingerbread, though... – eldarerathis Apr 20 '11 at 13:00
unfortunately not. Do you mean in the accountManager? I found nothing. I can set there my name, signature, ringtone, but no color. – Frank Apr 20 '11 at 13:06
Maybe I was misremembering then. I could have sworn it was there in Froyo, but I definitely don't have the ability to change the colors in Gingerbread. Seems like a bit of an oversight, and it's bugged me in the past, too :-/ – eldarerathis Apr 20 '11 at 13:07
what a pity. My Firmware version is 2.2 – Frank Apr 20 '11 at 14:25
What if you add the same account again (under a different name) so that it gets a different and more distinct color? You can then remove the original account. – Chahk Apr 20 '11 at 18:43

Is a third-party mail client a possibility? If yes, I'd recommend K-9 Mail, works great for me. And yes, it supports changing account colors.

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