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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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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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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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Sync issues Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on MS Exchange mail account

My MS Echange mail sync won't work properly on my Samsung 10.1 Tab. It shows two flaws - whatever I try: INBOX Mail sync is simply not complete. On Push, Manual or Timed delivery I will nog get all ...
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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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How can I set up a new Outlook.com account using a Hotmail account?

How can I setup a new outlook.com account in the Android mail application? Outlook.com only supports Exchange ActiveSync, when I try to automatically create an account in the mail app it uses ...
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Change combined inbox account colors

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. I have 3 email accounts set up in the email client and I would like to change the colors assigned to each of the accounts. Is it possible? I ...
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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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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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Cannot set up a yahoo email account with @yahoo.com.au address (.au not accepted)

The mail app on my Samsung note does not allow me to set up my email account with the full Yahoo address: it does not permit adding the .au at the end of the address. If set up the account like this, ...
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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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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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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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why does my android show -67 on my email icon?

On the home screen, my Samsung Galaxy, it shows -67 over the email icon. What is this indicating and more importantly, how can I get rid of it?
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Different notification sounds for sms and email?

Is there a way to use different sounds for a sms text alert and an email alert? I can't find the setting. I'm on HTC Hero, Android 2.1
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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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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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Exchange no longer working after upgrading to Froyo

I have a HTC Desire that was on 2.1 and worked perfectly with my works exchange server. But since upgrading to 2.2 I cannot get it to work at all. There are no errors it just synchs forever. Any ...
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Know of an app that lets you transfer a text message conversation into an email? [closed]

A friend of mine is looking for an application that he can grab a text message conversation from his phone and maybe copy/paste it into another application like an email app or just "send to email" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...