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How to setup K9 Mail properly for free email services offering multiple aliases for same email box?

Tried Googling for a lot of results but did not find any that can show how to setup email accounts that offer using multiple email aliases to users on same email. I am talking mainly about Outlook.com ...
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Can I update a file via email

I'm looking for a way to update a file (override it if need be) on the SD Card from an email attachment with one click, sort of like a Batch file in windows. We have 50 tablets at work and every now ...
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Changed exchange password - When will it prompt the cellphone?

The company I work for is testing a department wide e-mail account (20 users that will share the same e-mail account on separate cellphones -- S2). The e-mail password will expire every 90 days and ...
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Storage space is getting low - service has been disabled

I'm running Android 4.1.2 on a Droid Razr maxx HD. I have the default email linked to my GoDaddy email and I can receive email fine. I used to be able to send email, but now I get this message when I ...
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Why can't my Galaxy s4 load my email inbox after I changed the password?

I changed the password for my gmail account a couple days ago. Since changing it, my galaxy s4 cannot load the webpage. Whenever I try to load gmail in the web browser, it gets stuck loading and ...
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why don't pics fwd. to recipients on my samsung tablet. only message part does

Every time I try to forward an email, which has been forwarded to me, only the message part of it will reach my recipients. If pictures are in the email, they won't get thru to my recipients. My ...
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How can I sort my non-gmail emails?

I would like to sort my non-gmail emails in a different order (e.g. from oldest to newest, to read the emails in chronological order). How can I do it in KitKat? I was really easy on my old HTC Desire ...
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Exchange and Coperate Account in android

What does Exchange and co-operate account means. I have being seeing it in my setings and do not really know how to use it. Also, how do set up a working email like the microsoft outlook account in ...
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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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A traditional email client on a mobile platform?

I am looking for an e-mail client for my Android. The problem is -- the only email clients I can find are designed with the "syncing" mentality that is all the rage on mobile platforms. I would like ...
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samsung galaxy S4 default email app show notifications disabled

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 on? ...
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“Sending Failed” message constantly appears

apologies if this has been posted/answered already - I can't see it so far. Whenever I switch my phone back on, I'm presented with 2 "Sending Failed" dialog boxes from 2 emails that I've sent in the ...
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Email Failed To Sync

I am using a Nexus 5, running 4.4.2 - not rooted. Sync'ing stopped working for my email. Below is what my log shows (I removed my email address). I use POP and Exchange and both are no longer working. ...
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How to archive gmails in GS4 stock email app

I kind of like the stock email client in Galaxy S4, but I don't use it since I haven't figured out how to set it up to archive mails instead of deleting them. I subcribe to Google's philosophy ...
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Continuously losing our email signatures in Samsung galaxy note 3, any suggestions?

I have set up an email signature for 30 phones at work but now they have all disappeared back to the generic signature rather then the one I set up... any ideas? James
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Lockscreen widget default to expanded on Android 4.3 or upcoming 4.4

Does anyone know if there is a configuration to allow the lockscreen widget to default to expanded view on Android 4.3 or higher? I have a Note 3 and have not yet received the 4.4 update. I prefer ...
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Changing email smtp settings for existing account

When setting up a new email account it is easy to enter the various smtp settings. But I can't seem to find how to change existing settings on my existing email account. There seems to be no ...
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How to multi select emails in browser or Gmail app?

I want to do something like below given question in Android, is it possible to do in browser or Gmail or any other email app? Is there any way to easily select multiple messages in Gmail?
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Is there any Android email client that fully supports offline reading?

I'm using K-9 mail on my Nexus 10 tablet. It is a good client, but it does not fetch images in HTML messages for offline reading. It has a setting for fetch images, which I have set, but I'm not ...
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how do I get my exchange email to notifiy me when my phone is in my holder? HTC DNA

I only get notification when I have my phone in opened (in my hand unlocked) from my Exchange (work). I need to get the phone to alert me when it is just setting there. Right now I have to open the ...
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Android E-Mail App: How to limit contacts for new email to contacts of specific account?

I am using the native E-Mail App on an Samsung Galaxy 4 Mini with Android 4.2.2. I use the app to read and send business email with my outlook exchange account. For other emails I use gmail app. When ...
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Trash icon in default email app

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. The trash icon has disappeared in the default email app. I can check the emails that I want to delete, but there is no trash icon. This is the same in all folders, which ...
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Client-side encryption of messages across apps

Is it possible to encrypt any message (part) across apps? I'd want client-side encryption using pgp keys (asymmetric public/secret) integrate into multiple apps (like WhatsApp, GoogleTalk, ...), ...
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Native email app showing email account password on lock screen of Galaxy S2

Dear Android community, Recently I have set up a personal email account on the native email client that comes with the version of Android I have (4.1.2). After I have set it up and could ...
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viewing yahoo mail subfolders on galaxy note 3

How can I view my yahoo mail subfolders on my samsung Note 3? I have office on my phone and also a pdf reader. When I go to my mail app and click the top left mail icon, I go to folders. Then when I ...
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Email won't stay deleted (IMAP)

Phone: Samsung Galaxy S4 App: default mail app (Android or Samsung, don't know which) Issue: I have an IMAP email account and when I delete an email and then check for new messages later, or at the ...
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Can not delete picture from Android phone

An image someone sent me to my gmail, has ended up on my phone gallery, I am unable to delete. Any ideas?
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Outlook emails left on old phone

My EX employer uses Microsoft office and I have a couple hundred emails left on my phone. I lost my position there & I no longer have access to their server to forward the emails. I now busted my ...
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Is there a way to have Gmail autocomplete “To” only with Gmail contacts (and the same for Email and Exchange contacts)?

I am never going to email work folks via gmail, nor friends and family through my work email, and I'd hate for that to happen accidentally.
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Is it possible to get notifications for specific email senders? [duplicate]

I just want push notifications when my boss sends me email.
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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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Can I pull the emails off my Android phone?

I recently lost all the emails on my laptop computer. And they were important business emails. Many of those emails still exist on my Android phone. I know I can forward them all, but that will take a ...
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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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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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Samsung stock email application won't show “sent” email on phone (using gmail account)

I use a Samsung Galaxy S III and I use the stock Samsung email application and widget (which also comes stock on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2). I have four gmail accounts linked to my phone and I have ...
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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!! ...