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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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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 ...
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my mail won't show after upgrading to 4.0.4

After upgrading my Samsung galaxy s2 to android version 4.0.4 my mail won't show in the default mail app (cant find out the name!). I only get a dropdown bar -- but when I clicked it, the arrow points ...
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Issue syncing Exchange 2003 account email after ICS update

After upgrading to ICS on my Samsung Galaxy S2, I no longed receive e-mail from one of the Exchange accounts configured in the stock e-mail app. The Exchange 2010 account works fine. The Gmail ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy S3 won't push emails

I can only get new emails by manually doing a refresh. I want instant access to emails, like in Blackberries. I have both the Gmail and the Red Envelope emails with the same emails. P.S. Is this a ...
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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 do I change the home screen's Email icon to go to GMail instead of the default Email app on the Samsung Galaxy S?

On the bottom of the home screen there is an icon for EMail. I don't ever want to use the default Email app. I only use GMail and would rather use the Google GMail app. How do I change where the icon ...
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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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How do I cancel a half completed email configuration?

Phone is trapped trying to encrypt my device against my wishes. On my Nexus S I was recently upgraded to 4.0.4 and decided to try adding my work email to my personal phone. This previously didn't ...
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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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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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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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Increase maximum outgoing attachment size

I'm looking for a way to increase the maximum attachment size for outgoing email in the default email app for Exchange / "corporate" email. e.g. I'm on local Wifi and it won't let me send a 9MB ...
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How to make my phone vibrate when a text or an email is received when in vibrate mode?

Currently, when I put my phone into vibrate mode, it only vibrates for calls. It does nothing for texts or emails, however, so I don't know when I've received one. Does anyone know a way to enable ...
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How can I set up email (mostly yahoo) so that no matter which device I delete an email on, it will be deleted on the other?

I finally switched to Android from Apple, and I've tried setting the email account as both premium and not, and it either stays independent when deleted (not deleted on the server), or it's just ...
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K-9 Email App Not Finding All Folders - Labels/Folders

Quick question, I have a problem in that my K-9 mail application is not finding any of my Google Mail IMAP folders/labels. Now I can send and receive messages without problem, however I'm curious as ...
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Standard email Android 4 client doesn't keep local copy of emails

The new standard email client with Android 4, doesn't seem to keep local copies of emails once they are deleted off the server. Honeycomb did. The email was downloaded to the tablet, and kept even ...
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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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Droid Incredible - Gmail Push - Can I add my hosted Email address to Gmail on my Droid?

I have an Adroid phone and want to set it up to sync with my business email account. My account is hosted on my own domain, but we use email "provided by gmail" (gmail interface, connected to my ...
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Multiple gmails in Android phone?

Is it possible have many gmail -accounts in Android phone? I want to have 2nd verification gmail and some non-2nd-verification gmails in the same phone with different security settings -- like ...
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Email application not displaying message bodies

Below is a picture of the problem one of my users is having on their VZW Motorola Droid RAZR running ICS. The picture (click to enlarge) is a screenshot of the default email application configured to ...
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Email app with HTC mail feel?

Is there email app that has the HTC mail feel? HTC mail blocks cryptographically signed messages, which I finally figured out today. Is there some replacement besides K9? It is for phones that are ...
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E-mail (imap client) sync stopped because of low memory, and will not start again, even after freeing 60Mb

I have a Motorola XT303 running Android 2.3.6, and I use the email client (with an IMAP server). The email worked fine until two days ago: I tried to download an application that was too large for the ...
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HTC One X IMAP marking emails as read

I've synced my yahoo account to my HTX one X's mail client using IMAP which syncs regularly every 15 minutes, however if i've not looked at the phone for a while the email will mark itself as read and ...
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Email sending issue

So the other day I wrote and email and it tried to send and failed with a temporary server error. Now I can't get it to stop trying to send and it doesn't show up anywhere. I sent it using the email ...
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Email, Text Messages, What's app

Is there any way to get all messages in one application. I use 5 email accounts, text messaging and WhatsApp. I dont' want to have to go to 3 different folders when I get 3 different types of ...
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Unable to send or receive emails on Galaxy S3

I recently restored my galaxy s3 to factory settings after backing up via Kies. Now after getting everything restored I am unable to send or receive any emails. I am using the default mail exchange ...
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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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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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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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Why does text duplicate itself in Android Jelly Bean Mail?

OK, I have a new Samsung Galaxy S III, updated to Jelly Bean 4.1.1. While Gmail works fine, when I send messages using one of my Web server's accounts, the message text duplicates itself in the body ...
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Shortcut for email to a specific person

I am new to Android, and would like to know whether it is possible to add a desktop shortcut so that when I press it, I can send an email to a specific person, and I just need to put the subject and ...
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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 ...