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Spontaneously deleting e-mails from Galaxy III

I've had a new galaxy S3 (from Verizon) that spontaneously deletes the contents of my e-mail (Comcast) without my input at random times during the day. Exchanged for another phone - same issue. Does ...
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How can I sync all folders from an Exchange server (not just the Inbox)?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android 2.3.4) and have set up the native email app to synchronize with an MS Exchange 2007 server. The problem I am noticing is that I'm only notified for a new email ...
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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 to get mail sitting in Outbox to be sent out?

I am using a Sony XPeria tablet with Android 4.1.2. I am using an ereader which can send email from within the app. If the tablet is not in Airplane mode, the emails go out fine. If the tablet is in ...
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Unable to set up Exchange email

I own a Nexus 4 and have been trying to setup Exchange email but every time I punch in the credentials, it pops up an error that "Username or password incorrect". I tried it with several other ...
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Android Email Attachment over 50mb

I need to send over 50 mb's worth of email attachments on a android device. I have a email server with no email attachment limits. The problem is the default email client won't allow attachments over ...
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How to mark all emails as read?

I am using the stock email app with my Hotmail account. The app icon in the home page always shows a number. Is there a way to mark all the messages as read? Using Android 4.2.2.
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How to check emails (safely & securely)? [closed]

I trust Linux more than Android. Likewise, I trust Firefox (with certain settings and certain security-related addons) more than Chrome (or Chromium). I'm new to the smartphone world and couldn't wait ...
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Samsung s4- SYNCING EMAILS

I have recently bought a samsung s4. I use their email app to check my emails on my phone. It works perfectly However when I access my email from my computer it says they haven't been read? I checked ...
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Emails disappear from Email client after about a day or two

I'm using a Sony Xperia SOL21 with Android and an Email client called "Email", I guess it's stock. I have a POP account that receives mails, but after about a day the emails are no where to be seen. I ...
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Samsung S4 not sending emails when they have an attachment

I am using the std email app on the Samsung S4. I cannot send emails when they have an attachment. The email just sits in the outbox. When I send the same email without an attachment is gets sent. I ...
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yahoo mail folders missing

New to android, just bought my galaxy s4 and on the default mail app i've set up my account and everything works fine BUT i have some folders in the yahoo mail that contain some very important e-mails ...
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Setting up an IMAP e-mail, need help

I am trying to link my college e-mail to my android phone. I have all the info for the IMAP server and Port but when it says "Checking incoming server setting" it comes back with a box that says ...
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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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HTC Desire Z setting up mail

I have a HTC Desire Z and a old mobileme account. I was young and stupid as I decided to have a mobileme account. Meanwhile I would never do this again! But, if you are using a mail address for a ...
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Can't send attachments with Samsung S3

2 weeks ago, sending attachments via our Samsung S3 does not work. It just sits in the outbox and tries and tries to go out but with no success. Just says sending failed. All emails without ...
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Can receive but not send emails

I can receive emails but not send them from my Android phone. I am using Yahoo mail and a Samsung Galaxy Ace.
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Can I empty the trash in the default e-mail app?

The POP e-mail account I use for mobile is linked to an externally-managed anti-spam gateway. It was starting to get too many false positives, so the other day I went through the web UI to mark a ...
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How can I remove all deleted messages from mail trash folder on default email app

This question has already been asked here but no satisfactory answers were given. Some say to go to trash folder and select mails one by one then delete; I will NOT select 250 mails one by one!! ...
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Why does my Droid RAZR play the new email notification when I visit my inbox on my PC?

This is truly a mystery to me. When I get new email, it's normal for me to receive an audio notification on my Droid RAZR. However, when I visit my Gmail Inbox via my browser on my PC, my Droid RAZR ...
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How can I block Android apps to send emails on my behalf?

In some Android apps there is a "Login with GMail" option. I often login with that. Some apps are sending emails on my behalf to my GMail contacts, as I saw them in my "Sent items". I want to know ...
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Missing email folders

I just got the samsung galaxy s3 through verizon and linked my personal bellsouth email account. I notice when i go to look at all folders that three or four are missing from my view. How can I get ...
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Change attachment download folder

I use the builtin mail app to access a Exchange mail account. I have set it to download all attachments automatically, and it puts them in the Downloads folder. There is only an option to choose ...
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how do I setup notification rules for email in my exchange inbox?

At my company, I get WAY too much email to endure notification on ALL items. But maybe Boss and team emails are worth getting interupted for. (then again maybe not!) I don't see a way to do this yet. ...
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New email in sub-folders on Samsung's mail app

I would like to know if it is possibile to manage unread mail in Inbox subfolder. I'm using Samsung's mail app with an Exchange server, Exchange store all email in inbox subfolder by sender, but when ...
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Send SMS to Email address using Android without Internet

I would like to know whether its possible to send an SMS text message to an email address in Android. Moreover, I need to send it without using Internet. I have heard of SMS to Email gateways but then ...
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Adding a thumbnail/icon to a newsletter

When you receive an email, you usually get the first letter of the sender as an icon on the left side, right? Well I was wondering how I would be able to change this icon when sending a newsletter ...
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How can I set up email on my GS4 to handle both email and gmail accounts?

I just moved from iPhone to a Galaxy S4, and I'm trying to get it set up. I have a gmail account, and two NON-gmail accounts. What is the best solution to have all of my emails managed in one ...
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How do you “Share via” email & wifi option from gallery ? It's missing

I recently upgraded to ICS (4.1.2) and have lost the ability to share photos from the gallery via email and wifi. The option was there before the upgrade. But not now. Is this a bug ?
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What is the difference between the email app and the gmail app?

I know the Email app can fetch multiple accounts at same time, but apart from that are there any other major differences? If I only need to fetch stuff from the one gmail account, which app should I ...
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Email app: how can I change the sender address?

I'm using the Android Email app and IMAP/SMTP (not the Gmail app). How can I change the sender ("From") e-mail address? I know how to switch between accounts when sending mail, but I can't find a ...
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Gmail for programmers

As a programmer, I really despise any email not written in plain text (MIME type plain/text) and not wrapped at 80 chars width. However the default gmail app only sends the emails I compose as ...
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Android and using Mozilla Thunderbird

I would like to sync my THUNDERBIRD program on my PC to my GALAXY NOTE 2, is this possible as the web suggests it is possible
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Can I get a notification when an email arrives in a sub folder?

I have a number of sub-folders set up on my work email with rules moving certain emails into these folders automatically. On the Galaxy S3 I can see these folders, and can 'auto-sync' the folder, but ...
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I get “unfortunately exchange services has stopped” a few days after setting up exchange email

On my Motorola Xoom running 4.0.3 I can set up an exchange email account and it will work for a day or so then it will give the "unfortunately exchange services has stopped" error after checking for ...
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How Do I Stop Double Email Alerts?

On my Android 2.2 phone, I have the Gmail app and the regular Mail icon on the desktop GUI. Unfortunately when I get a message, I get two alerts, usually about 4 to 15 seconds apart from each other. ...
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email me when a charger is connected?

I want to be able to leave a device with charger plugged in the socket, and have it email me (or call/text me on my another device) as soon as it gets power (ie when the charger is technically or ...
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How can I set up different notification tones for each of my email accounts?

I have a Bionic running Android 2.3.4. I receive mail on a few accounts via the stock Email app and would like a different notification tone for each e-mail account. Can that be done?
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My Droid phone won't sync my email subfolders automatically

In order to read or even know I have emails in my Outlook subfolders, I have to open each subfolder individually and allow it to sync. This is very time consuming. Is there a way to set up the email ...
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Is it possible to have Android only alert me when specific email accounts have new mail?

I have Froyo 2.2 on my HT-03A "Magic" phone. Currently, I am in the process of consolidating all my email accounts into my Gmail account, so that I can access them anywhere. I want to be able to not ...
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Stock e-mail client (Nexus 4) not synchronizing to IMAP SSL account since 4.2.2 update

I have my school's e-mail account being checked via IMAP SSL/TLS on port 993. It is an Exchange mailbox but I did not want to to use MAPI and have my device "managed" by the school. Anyhow, this ...
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HTC One and Sendgrid SMTP outgoing mail server not working

I am using Sendgrid SMTP server for my emails on the default Mail cleint and I've set up the account on my HTC One android phone. The problem is it doesn't send emails, it keeps saying authentication ...
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May 2013 Gmail app update: “Reply as” multiple accounts gone? (Android 4.2.2)

I have two gmail accounts hooked up to my Samsung S4. When I go into the Gmail app and compose an email, I'm given the choice to send as any email address associated with either account. It used to be ...
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Seeing links in email before you click them

When you receive an email in ICS that has a link in it you can press the link and it will open in your browser. How do I know the URL of the link before I press it. I know on iOS you can do a long ...
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Email client not talking proper IMAP? Unfriendly to other clients

The stock email client in Android 4.2.2 and Thunderbird 17 on my computers do not like each other. I’m syncing against an IMAP server. (I control the server.) These are my problems: • Android puts ...
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Email doesn't sync anymore with Hotmail after the JellyBean update

My email app used to sync with Hotmail. After the Jellybean update it stopped syncing. I checked the settings: The peak and off-peak schedule are set to 'Push'. I also tested it with 15 minute pull. I ...
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IMAP email is always delayed

I've got the oddest problem with the built in email client. I've got an account that connects to a POP3 server that works fine. I've got another account that connects to an IMAP server, and the ...
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Have only sender and title in email notification?

I recently bought Samsung Galaxy SIII mini (my first smartphone), with Android 4.1. I like it so far and have been customizing it. I am using the default email client in the phone (not the gmail) and ...
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Thunderbird mail on Samsung Galaxy S3?

I'm switching from an old phone and need to know if I can install Thunderbird on a Samsung S3 or any other similar phone? I have several business emails and like the way Thunderbird works. Being new ...
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Read/Unread email option does not hold, reverts to Most Recent in Galaxy S3 4.1.1

I like to sort my email by read/unread on my Galaxy S3. I could set that option in the sort by before I upgraded to 4.1.1. It worked great before the upgrade. Now it just reverts back to the Most ...