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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 Galaxy S4 Old Emails Showing Up as New

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4, which I switched to from a Blackberry in mid July 2013. I continue to get emails that were dealt with when first received by either opening and reading, or opening and ...
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R2Mail2 - GnuPG encrypting email to a different email address than in the public key

I have a friend's public key with the associated email address bla@bla.com. I would like to use the key to send an encrypted email to the email address not@not.com. Is this possible in R2Mail2 for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What is the difference between Peak schedule/Off-peak schedule in Android mail application?

In Android mail app, what is the difference between Peak schedule and Off-peak schedule
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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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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 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 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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Turn off email notifications (not Gmail)

I have been getting email notifications from Gmail and the default email app on my Samsung Galaxy Exhibit. I only want to use Gmail but, when I go to uncheck "show notifications" for the default email ...
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Why does Exchange ActiveSync not keep more than 'x' days of mail?

I have a HTC Desire X. I have set Exchange ActiveSync to download past 3 days. However, why does it not keep older mails which are already downloaded? i.e. on Friday, I can see mails from Tuesday on. ...
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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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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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How can I view email in conversations view?

I am looking for a way to view my emails on Android in conversation style view, just like Gmail does. I've tried Aqua Mail, MailDroid, K-9 Mail and Kaiten Mail, but none seems to have a conversation ...
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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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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 ...
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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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reply with a different account - multiple email accounts

I have an Exchange account, e.g. hub@domain.com, that I forward all my emails to from all my other accounts. But I need to reply to these messages using different accounts, e.g. reply to a work email ...
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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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Stop Gmail notifications when receiving email from particular sender

Is there any way to stop the Gmail app from popping up a notification if you get an email from a specific sender? My specific case is that I get a lot of emails from a careers site that I'm not ...
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How to edit doc from mail attachment in drive?

I have an email with a .doc or .xls attachment and I wanted to copy some text from it. JB 4.2 opens it by default with the "document viewer app", which doesn't allow copy/paste. I tried downloading ...
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Android stock mail app does not retrieve IMAP mails

Last week my native Android mail client stopped retrieving mail. It can still send mail. An identically configured K-9 mail app does retrieve email. The server is a dovecot mail server, both ...
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No common file attachments using Android 4.2.2

I can't seem to attach a simple Word or Excel file using Gmail, Hotmail or a local email client. This is when using the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox and Dolphin browser. Being in China for half ...
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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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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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Disable notification sounds for email

Is it possible to disable the notification sound for emails while still keeping the notification light and status bar notification? I'm interested in this setting for a Motorola Photon (Gingerbread). ...
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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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Are images in HTML emails blocked by default on Samsung S3?

I have a client complaining that images in his email signature are not showing on his Samsung S3. So I wanted to know if they are either blocked by default or the email client is set to display ...
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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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Importing SSL certificate for email

I am having trouble importing an SSL CA certificate to authenticate my mail server. My mail server is run by Dreamhost, which offers TLS on their IMAP/SMTP servers, but with a certificate signed only ...
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When I write an email using the Android mail apps, how can I send it 2 hours later?

When I write an email at 2:00 AM or 2:59 AM I don't want to send it at that time (because I want to go to sleep), but instead tell Android/GMail to send this email a few hours later, because of ...
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E-mails sent from Android not syncing to IMAP “Sent” folder

I'm using the stock e-mail app of Android 4.1 (Motorola razr i), and when I send a mail from the phone, the mail app afterwards shows the sent mail in the "Sent" folder, but it seems that folder is ...
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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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Some Google Apps Accounts Stuck On “Waiting for Sync”

I have several Google Apps (Free Edition) and one traditional Gmail acct set into my Nexus 4 (stock 4.2.2). All accts use 2FA (2 factor authentication). Using the gmail app, all (GApps & Gmail) ...
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POP3 E-mail Downloading Old E-mails I had Deleted

My Galaxy S3 phone recently received an update. My POP3 e-mail via Comcast now downloads e-mails from several weeks ago, apparently when it wants and however many it wants, at the same time it checks ...
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ActiveSync/Exchange security policy

On my HTC DNA I recently changed from the integrated ActiveSync client to Touchdown. My corporate IT policy required a PIN to access the device when using the Android client. Now that I switched to ...
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Unknown email address showing in a contact card

I have a contacts issue. My wife, lets call her Jane Doe 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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How do you disable message preview in the Android 4.0.x stock email app?

How do you disable message preview in the Android 4.0.x stock email app? The only message preview options are "Small", "Medium" and "Large". (Android 4.0.4 on a Droid Bionic.)
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Hotmail option “Display as HTML” no longer works on my Galaxy SIII. Error message: “Connection failed”

Recently, emails arriving via my Hotmail account have ceased to open when using the "Display as HTML" button option provided at the top right of the message. I just get an error message saying ...
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Resize photo before sending it by email?

On iOS, when I select one or more photos from the camera storage and choose to send them by email, the OS will ask me whether to send the images in full size or make them smaller so that the email ...
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mp3 from email to player

I want to download an mp3 from email and listen to it through the google music player. I currently do it through yahoo mail and jelly bean 4.2.2. However after downloading I have to turn off and ...
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How do I set the email client so that it shows both e-mail accounts, sorted by read-unread?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, running Android 4.04. With the default e-mail client, how do I set it so that it always shows both e-mail accounts, sorted by read-unread?
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Quickly send an email

I'm looking for a way to send an email to myself as quickly as possible. I am using my inbox as TODO list, and sometimes even send emails to myself to add new items… The optimal solution would be one ...