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On my Samsung S5 how do i get my emails to stay in my in box until i delete them

i set up my email on my samsung s5 and i get emails but they disappear after about 15 minutes and there not in my in box, junk, or trash bins. In my settings i have delete emails from server set at ...
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How can I delete multiple emails?

Is there a way to SELECT ALL or DELETE ALL instead of having to check the box by each email. I have the Droid Max.
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Notifications appearing even if they have been viewed

I just switched to my first Android phone (been an iPhone user until now), running Lollipop 5.0 on a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and I am having a strange issue. If I receive messages on Facebook ...
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Setting up Email Notifications based on time & location

I'd ideally like to only receive notifications from an email app (can be the outlook app or the generic android mail app - not gmail or inbox) at certain times of the day or when I'm not connected to ...
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Lollipop upgrade email search function

I just did the lollipop update on my droid turbo. I can't find the search function in email. Does anyone know how to search emails?
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How to disable “security policy restricts use of html email”

I use AirWatch Agent and created an ActiveSync account to connect to my company's exchange server. Now, when I read emails they show up as plain text with the message "security policy restricts use of ...
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Stop emails from auto deleting

I have a Samsung note 4. I have an exchange email set up. For some reason they auto delete on my phone. How do I get them to stop auto deleting? If I log in on the computer they are still there.
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How to sync gmail sent only by specific contacts?

I used to be an email-on-the-phone junkie. Then, I read 4 Hour Work Week, which convinced me to un-sync my email (gmail) from my phone (Samsung S3). I started checking my email once per day on my ...
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Add work email address to Gmail on an Android device

I want to install my work email address on gmail on an Android device. The device is a Samsung 10" with Lollipop 5.1.1. Gmail version is 5.3.9xxxxxx. Following this: ...
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Incorrect Read Receipt generated by default mail app on Android 4

The default mail app on Android 4 seems to generate incorrect Read Receipts. Here is the case: User ORIGINATOR sends email (using any mail client software), with request for Read Receipt (SMTP ...
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Granting device admin previlage to email account

I am connecting my gmail app(or any e mail application) to my office e mail using exchange. It asks me to add the mail app as a Device administrator for my phone. So that it can Erase all data,Set ...
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Office 365 for Android not updating Folders

My Office 365 app is not displaying all the folders in my actual Outlook, some folders seem to be missing. Is this a sync issue or any known bug? Thanks
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Strange email under my contact which cannot be removed

I have a contacts issue. My Mom, lets call her A Holland for example, is showing an unknown email address in her contact card on my Android phone. It shows her actual address then a second bogus one. ...
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Email Autodiscovery Broken? (Default Email Client App)

Android's default email client is supposed to probe the server for the domain of the user's email address per outlook autodiscovery. This bug seems to indicate that at least the first two steps of ...
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Is there a way to disable expanded email preview in the notification drawer?

I use an applock instead of the pattern via lockscreen to keep prying eyes out of my private apps including my email. Except when I receive a notification, it displays a preview of the message in the ...
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Android 5.0 not downloading IMAP emails

my nexus 4 cell phone upgraded to android 5.0 lollipop, and now it doesn't want to download my POP3 or IMAP emails (used to work fine in Android 4.4) It just gets stuck in "getting your messages" - ...
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Syncing Local Emails On Android

So I've been looking up solutions for syncing an Outlook email with Android on behalf of my father. He wants to avoid any 3rd-party apps if at all possible. He runs Microsoft Outlook, and stores all ...
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Is there an Android equivalent for iPhone's “mobileconfig”?

iPhone provides an easy way to add Email accounts using .mobileconfig files, "installable configuration profiles" or whatever they call it. Its basically a XML file containing all the parameters ...
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How can I get the raw text of an email with Samsung's Mail client for Lollipop?

Does Android Mail support the ability to get the raw as-sent text of an email? Alternatively, is there a way to forward an email as an attachment? I'd like to be able to report spam email to ...
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Is there any quick way to delete the standard emails trash files.

I have had a Galaxy S3 for some 3 years and I have recently noticed that I have in excess of 45,000 emails in the standard email's trash folder. I have tried selecting the trash folder and then using ...
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Disable Gmail app swipe to delete for IMAP account

The Gmail default action swipe to archive make sense for Google accounts. Now, when I added a normal IMAP account, the swipe action is defaulted to delete, which is dangerous. Are there any way to ...
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How to open winmail.dat file email attachment?

My boss can't open attachments in his Lenovo K3 NOTE and all he got was a winmail.dat file. What settings should I use to get rid of winmail.dat file and open the attachments?
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I can receive email but unable to reply/send it

In the predefined Email app on my new Samsung Grand phone, I created a Yahoo account which is used by the system on a regular basis. Immediately upon addition, I am able to receive emails but I can't ...
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Privacy/Security concers for setting up business email using Gmail app on Nexus devices

I need to set up my business email*(non gmail email)* on the mobile devices (Nexus 5 and Nexus7). The business has its own private mail server. The way I can do it is by using Gmail app on these ...
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Samsung Mini S3 Email Issue

Email is configured correctly and works. When phone is shut down for the night, when started anew in the morning, email is still configured correctly but after a sync, no email comes in or goes out. ...
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Couldn't open connection to server

I have a problem on Micromax Canves 2, and my colleagues experience the same. I don't understand why some times it works and some times not. It works if I connect to WiFi. But not when I switch to my ...
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Why does the email app on my Samsung Galaxy S4 keep loading old messages and telling me they're new?

So I've recently upgraded to the Samsung Galaxy S4 from the iPhone 4. I seem to have correctly added my yahoo mail account. However, every time the phone checks for mail, it will indicate that I ...
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Email “auto setup information” - How does it work?

Using the default email client on Android (4.4 but I think this is a somewhat universal question), how does the autoconfig work? I am trying to set up an account on a server that supports ...
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Gmail sent after phone conversation on Andriod phone

This is very strange but after an phone conversation, one of my customers received an email containing the link and file mentioned during the phone conversation. The customer told the other party (on ...
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Why is my stock email app (using Exchange) on my Galaxy S5 forwarding HTML emails in “alternative” text?

How do I forward them in their native format? I cannot find a setting for this anywhere? Please do not suggest adding my exchange email to the Gmail app. I do not like the layout of the Gmail app ...
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Samsung Tab A running Android 5.0.2 - emails synced correctly, then emails VANISHED.

I used the standard email client on Samsung Android tablet (SM-T350), a new "Tab A", running Android 5.0.2, and set up POP3 access to my gmail account. I had to "enable auto sync" to get the emails ...
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How do you force the default mail app to resync it's folder list with exchange?

I've got a Kyocera Duraforce that appears to have it's folder list out of sync with our exchange server. A large number of folders were created and shortly afterwards deleted and the deleted folders ...
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After updating to 5.0, default E-Mail drains battery

Recently I've updated my Sony Z1 Compact to Lollipop and noticed that battery is drained much faster than it was in KitKat. ~50% of battery usage is by builtin E-Mail app, here are the stats: I ...
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Forwarded emails with attachments showing as MIME gibberish

Sometimes, when forwarding emails that have attachments, the recipient receives the email as plain-text base64 MIME. For example, the email is received as: > MIME-Version: 1.0 > Content-Type: ...
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Create whatsapp database from emailed conversation?

I recently switched phones and lost most of my whatsapp conversations. However, some of them I emailed to myself previously. Is there anyway to turn the text file sent by email into a database so I ...
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Default email app's notification is disabled on Samsung Galaxy S4

In my Samsung Galaxy S4, under Applications Manager, the email app has its notifications turned off by default. This is stopping me from knowing when any of my emails come in. How can I turn this ...
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Whatsapp chat conversation email

I tried exporting my whatsapp conversation via email. This conversation is received to mail box in .txt file attachment. Once the file is downloaded to pc and opend with notepad as usual, the chat ...
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Galaxy S5 - Exchange email - How to sort by sender or by date ascending?

Galaxy S5 - Exchange email - How to sort by sender or by date ascending? The sort option is removed. The filter option does not allow options for sender. I want email oldest on top, newest on bottom ...
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Email widget: How to show inbox instead of subfolder?

I have a question regarding email on my Nexus 7 3G: When I try to add an email widget on my home screen I'm asked to choose a folder, but I only have the option to select a sub folder in my inbox, ...
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No notification of new email received on SGN4 lock screen

Can anyone please advise on how to activate a function that will allow me to view lock screen notifications when an email is received just as I can with missed calls and sms messages etc. The only way ...
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Cannot connect to mail server that requires no authentication: “invalid username / password”

I just picked up an Android tablet running 3.1 and am having a nightmare of a time configuring the email settings properly. It's quite embarrassing, really. This is my issue: I have several POP3 ...
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Line spacing issue when writing an e-mail draft in the Gmail app

When writing an e-mail draft in the Gmail app, 2 line breaks (e.g. between two paragraphs) get transform into 1 line break with large line spacing when I edit the draft using Gmail web interface on my ...
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Galaxy S3 - email notifications not working for emails going to subfolders

I have set up my GS3 to receive my work emails from Outlook exchange server all works fine, I found the subfolders, (not as easy as you would hope) I am using the defaul email app ( our security ...
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Does the ICS Email app allow you to get notifications on folders other than inbox?

I have set on a IMAP account on my ICS android. I have some of the mails filtered to go to different folders. Is it possible to receive notifications the other folders? It is annoying, when I read ...
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recieving a 'Server password changed, please enternew password repeated request' on Samsung Galaxys S3 Mini

My Samsung S3 Mini keeps emailing me to say my Server Password has been changed, please enter new password. I havent changed the password. My emails are from my Sky email account and have had no ...
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How do I set my texts to vibrate differently from other notifications?

So I switched from iPhone (4s) to Android (Galaxy S5) recently and I love everything except the sound settings. With my iPhone, I could set the phone to vibrate once for emails, twice for texts, and a ...
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Can't see email older than 30 days [closed]

I have a Galaxy S4 Active and I cant find emails that are older than 30 days. How do i get them back? I didn't delete them.
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Does push mail service utilise constant internet connection? [closed]

I searched Google for this but only found that push mail requires constant internet connection. I want to know whether Push mail really USES constant internet connection? If so then what is the ...
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adding email account to samsung galaxy

I have a samsung galaxy and want to add an email address. In settings/accounts and sync/add account I dont have an email option - only microsoft exchange Activesync. Can anyone help?
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 default email attachment location

How can I change the default location on my Samsung Galaxy tab 4 for email attachments? When I download, say, a picture attachment it automatically sends it to internal device storage. I want to send ...