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If I try a new email client like K9-mail, can I go back to my original email just by uninstalling it?

Before I try something I cannot easily reverse ( and to confirm something I think I already know the answer for ): if I install another email client ( like K9-mail ) on my Samsung phone of even more ...
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1answer
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gingerbread on nexus-one bugs/difficulties

I love Android and have been a proud Nexus One owner for over a year now. I was also really excited when gingerbread dropped and flashed my phone before the OTA update (who can wait for these things ...
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Corporate Exchange Email Won't Send (stuck in outbox)

I have a corporate sync account set up to sync my work calendar, contacts and email. I had some trouble setting it up, but once I got it set up it worked just fine for a couple of months. Then about a ...
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Different volume level for new email notification and new SMS notification?

I have lots of emails coming in all day. For this reason, my notification sounds level is low. But I need to be alarmed when I have a new SMS. Currently I don't always notice new SMS messages because ...
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3answers
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Temporarily protect email/sms when giving device to others?

Say my cousin wants to play with my phone/tablet for a while. Let's pretend I'm really nice and pleased to let him play with it as long as he wants, but deep inside I'm a little worry about him ...
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1answer
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How can I tap once on my home screen and start composing an email to a specified contact?

I'm looking for a widget, shortcut, etc. that will let me tap it once and the next screen I see if the compose email screen for someone. For example, if I have a contact Joe whose email is ...
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Several exchange accounts on one device

I'm thinking about replacing an iPhone with Android device, but before I do that I'd like to know which versions of Android support multiple Exchange accounts? Are all main features ...
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Default email app is always on

Before Android 2.2, the default email app would only show notifications if it was "off". That is, if I used Advanced Task Killer to kill it. After Android 2.2, the default email app will show ...
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How to reply to an ics invitiation without using googlemail

I'm using the htc mail widget/app with an email account other than googlemail.com. When an .ics invitation is attached to an email I can import the event into the phone's calendar but apparently I ...
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2answers
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Exchange Inbox Doesn't Sync

I am using the default mail client exchange. The client syncs all folders except my Inbox. It synced one time on Jan 10 when I set it up and that was the only successful sync. All other Exchange ...
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Why has my Android phone stop updating calendars, mail etc?

As question says above. It used to update every few minutes, but recently I've had to manually refresh each of the applications to get it to run Thank you
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Send/receive or refresh inbox on native email client

Is there such an option for the native email client built into Froyo? For example, I might send myself a document to the phone via email, and it won't come through straight away. Sometimes I need ...
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Always Show Images for Emails

Is it possible to configure the built-in mail or Gmail clients to always display images?
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4answers
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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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1answer
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Exchange Client That Supports Rules

I set up rules in Outlook (which is synched to a Microsoft Exchange server) to automatically filter emails to specific folders, based on sender. I have been able to sync the Android email client to ...
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2answers
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Can anyone recommend a good email client? [closed]

I have found that the email client which came with my device (Droid X, stock motoblur email client) is lacking in several areas. Some of my gripes are Limited number of emails shown in the inbox ...
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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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Email app displays messages in “Sent” by “From:” instead of “To:” [closed]

I configured my Email app to point to an existing Yahoo Mail account. When I go into the Sent folder, I see that the Android-composed messages display the recipient (To:), but the older messages ...
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1answer
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Set default mail application on Samsung Continuum?

I recently picked up the Samsung Continuum (love the phone!). The ticker is awesome except that it launches the default mail application when I click the mail icon. I don't mind the mail application ...
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Can I sync my Kindle books with my Android phone?

I have just bought a Kindle and the cool thing about it is you have an email address @kindle.com where you can send your books and it automatically converts it to a .azw and syncs it with your Kindle. ...
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Are there better alternatives to talk to exchange servers than native Mail app?

The native Mail app lacks (at least for Android 2.1) basic features like move a message to another folder. What alternative apps do you recommend?
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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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How do I attach a PDF file to an email?

I'm trying to attach a PDF file to an e-mail I'm composing, but clicking on attach option shows only image files. How can I make it show other files / attach other files ? (Note: I'm using the ...
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Android Email application dropping profile

I use my Android with Microsoft Exchange for synchronizing my work email. Every few weeks or so, when I click on 'Email' it asks me to setup my email profile again. It also stops me from sending ...
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How can I display image formats not supported by the email app, e.g. TIFF?

As I'm using K-9 Mail for my email app, sometimes I get a tiff attached to the mail, but I cannot watch it. Even Tiff2PDF will fail :(. Any idea how I can get this to work?
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1answer
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Android email setup of Mail app results in a “Force Close”

On the Motorola Droid I was successfully getting my corporate email for a year with no problems. On 11/09/2010 I started getting a security error when trying to retrieve email in the native Android ...
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Native Exchange Email app does not synchronize folders properly

Recently I created/removed some folders on Outlook desktop app. When I synchronized my corporate account by manually refreshing under the folders screen, it didn't bring the new folders, nor removed ...
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Email app allows designation of priority and request for receipt

I am currently using K-9 Mail on my Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) and I use squirrel mail on my computer. When using SquirrelMail I can designate a priority for outgoing emails (low, normal, high) as ...
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Can you setup android gmail to play a sound when an email from a certain email address comes in?

I have my work emails forwarded to my phone and I'd like to be able to give them precedence over emails to my gmail. Is this possible? Or can I setup my work email using POP and then use a different ...
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How can I set up an Microsoft Exchange email on my Nexus One?

I often check my mail at my office using the VPN connection which bridged my PC with the Microsoft Exchange Server and so that I can check mail using Outlook. I want to do the same thing when I'm out ...
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1answer
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How can I set up a VPN connection on my Nexus One?

I often check my mail at my office using the VPN connection which bridged my PC with the Microsoft Exchange Server and so that I can check mail using Outlook. I want to do the same thing when I'm out ...
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1answer
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Stock Mail App - Outlook Sync, File As Problem

My MD now has a Desire and I notice something strange happening when he syncs his outlook contacts. Now I know from both sides (outlook, Android) , it doesn't really matter what you file someone's ...
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Exchange Email Notification doesn't clear

I have a couple Google Mail (apps and gmail) accounts linked to my phone. If I get email the phone notifies me. If I read the email on a PC, the notification goes away. I like that. I also am using ...
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How do I sync all mail folders on my HTC Desire?

The mail application only synchronizes the inbox, both for IMAP and Exchange accounts. I auto-sort my mail into folders at the server and need to see all folders in the phone to not miss any e-mails. ...
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3answers
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How can I attach a web page to an email?

I need to send a web page as an email attachment using GMail, not as a link to the page, but the entire page saved and attached to the email. I don't see any way to do this with the Android web ...
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Is there a way to automatically change SMTP server?

I have a friend with a ntlworld.com email address. For desktop setup the SMTP server is smtp.ntlworld.com, but this only accepts email from IP addresses served by Virgin Media (who bought NTL) as ISP. ...
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Accept e-mail calendar requests?

Is there a way (app, configuration, etc) that will allow me to accept e-mail calendar requests sent to a POP3 account? The request could be iCal or could originate from Exchange or Outlook. Once ...
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Are there any Email apps that render HTML emails?

Are there any email apps on the Market that can render HTML emails instead of just displaying the text of the email? I know the GMail app can, but I want one that I can use to view HTML emails from ...
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Gmail app: How can I view the email addresses?

In the gmail app, how can I view the actual email addresses an email has been sent to, rather than just the name. Sometimes the person in question has more than one email address and it would be ...
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Why isn't gmail listed as a recent app when I long-press the Home button?

This would be helpful at times... I usually just end up pressing home and selecting the gmail widget from there but I've gotten used to long-pressing home to get to recent apps. Could it be due to ...
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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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Why does the default Email app download the same (POP3) message over and over again?

For the most part, I haven't had too many problems with the stock Email app on my Moto Droid. I have both ActiveSync (Exchange) and POP3 accounts set up and never have trouble with ActiveSync. But ...
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Outlook contacts ALWAYS sync with my phone?

I have a Milestone and I only want my Google contacts to appear in the contacts list, on my phone. The native (corporate)'email' app is synced with my work email (Microsoft Exchange) and calendar; ...
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1answer
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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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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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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 ...