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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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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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Can not change outgoing email server

I recently upgraded to android 6 on my Galaxy S6, now I noticed that I cannot send emails from one of my email accounts. It's an imap server, and I need to use another subdomain than the incoming uses ...
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email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server

Trying to setup my homecall.co.uk email on new Asus T300 Android. Followed screen instructions got this message: "email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server". Also tried entering ...
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Email aliases in Gmail app

My university gives me an email that looks like ab123456@domain Fortunately, I am allowed to make an alternate name for my email, like first.last@domain All of the email is still sent through ...
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How can I browse old mails in an IMAP folder?

Both the build-in mail client (Android 2.1) and K-9 mail, display the most recent n messages received during the last m days, where m and n are configuration items. Messages older than m days are ...
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Unable to send from outlook email account synced on phone, error - Unable to sign or encrypt message. Certificate not installed

I have my work outlook account synced on my Samsung. For the first month, sending and receiving emails from my phone worked fine. Currently, I am able to receive emails but when I try to send them I ...
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Google/Android Contact with wildcard email address

Is there a way to have a wildcard email address in a Google Contact? Example: I use AT&T Wireless and they send me alerts and such with emails that match the filter: ...
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Email through sms is in separate threads

When I receive an sms from an email address, the name of the thread is something like 0000000000000001. If I respond, the person gets it, but then if the person responds to that, it comes in a new ...
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cant get my emails over a month old even though i didnt erase them

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A Model SM-T550 and I'm unable to see any emails older than about two months, but I did not delete the emails. How can I view my older emails?
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How do I make my email alert *annoying*?

I'm on call a lot and need to know when I get an email. The little dings and dongs available as alert tones don't cut it - I might be asleep, or in the shower, or whatever. I need it to be persistent, ...
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Galaxy S4 - Cannot turn email notifications OFF

Probably after a software upgrade, my phone now vibrates and makes a sound whenever an email comes in. This is annoying and keeps me up at night! I have unchecked email notifications but it hasn't ...
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Disable Gmail app swipe to delete for IMAP account

The Gmail default action swipe to archive make sense for Google accounts. Now, when I added a normal IMAP account, the swipe action is defaulted to delete, which is dangerous. Are there any way to ...
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Store ALL my emails, until I delete them

I switched from a BlackBerry to Android, but find that I miss BlackBerry's email handling, which keeps all of your emails stored locally on your phone. K9 seemed like a good option, but it deletes - ...
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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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outlook email on phone gets stuck in outbox and never sends

I have a user that their phone outlook email gets stuck in outbox and never sends. Not all the time, but once it gets stuck in will not send out. Any Ideas on what might be causing this to happen to ...
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Can I still download a paid app after changing my email address?

I had to change my Gmail account and had to get a new email address. Can I still download the paid app for free with my new email address or do I have to pay again?
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Canceling the sending of a queued email in Gmail for Android

How do I cancel the sending of a queued email in Gmail (Android)? The conversation is in the outbox and I don't see an option for deleting the message alone. I'd like not to have to delete the whole ...
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Clickable links in gmail contacts

I find on my new lenovo yoga tablet there are no clickable links in gmail contacts. android 5.1. Can anyone help please
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sent emails getting cut off

every so often i send an email to someone from my androids email app and the message gets cut off somewhere in the middle example: hi buddy it was great talking to you yesterday, would you ...
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Setting up a outlook account in android gmail app

I am on a nexus 4 running android 5.1. when I try to connect to outlook the gmail app tells me "Couldn't open connection to server". I am using the following values... username: ...
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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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Unfortunately, Mail has stopped

I have an HTC One M8 and am using the stock launcher and am not rooted. I keep getting the error Unfortunately, Mail has stopped. when I try opening the stock HTC mail app. I have gone into the App ...
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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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Unable to send S/MIME Encrypted Emails; Galaxy S6 Edge/Marshmallow

This refers to the Galaxy native email client running on Android 6.0.1 on a Galaxy S6 Edge. I have successfully added my Comodo SHA-256 Client Authentication and Secure Email certificate to an Office ...
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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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Disabling email notifications from Android Hangouts app.

I have Hangouts on my Android Phone (S3) and I get emails of my incoming messages in my corresponding email associated with the same account as my Hangouts. It seems unnecessary and hard to turn off. ...
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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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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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Galaxy S3 Yahoo out going mail problem

I have only recently started to have a problem sending emails using Yahoo. Outgoing messages continuously fail. I have not changed any settings. Now tried to re enter password but says cant access ...
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Email won't stay deleted

I mostly use my computer for email, but obviously when I'm on the go it's good to have my email accessible at all times. That's what the email app is for, right? So I have it set up to download ...
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What controls the text preview in notifications?

I am new to Android (on Samsung S7 now), and trying to understand the basic (so that I can drill more into details later). My notifications (emails) show the sender and email title, but not the email ...
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How to get mail with clickable links?

I am using the built-in mail app, Outlook and Gmail and the links in non-html messages are not clickable. Any workarounds for this? Any mail app that actually converts these links to clickable ...
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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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Android Outlook Attachment

I have an Android phone with Outlook app installed and I have a problem with outlook attachments. Some of the attachments I can just view/open (e.g. pdf) - but I can't dowload the pdf attachment!! ...
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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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Can't email chats on whatapp

So I have a nexus 6P and so does my husband. His email feature for emailing WhatsApp messages works fine but mine does not. Every time I try to send my chat through email on my phone it does not ...
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Samsung Mail Notification For Subfolders

I have a Samsung SM-G903F Galaxy S5 Neo with the E-mail (com.samsung.android.email*) app installed. Android 5.1 In the mail app i have configured an exchange account. What i would like to achieve is ...
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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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Strange body on e-mail

I've received an email that I can see correctly on the webmail and on Outlook, but when I see it on my Android device instead of the plain text on the body there's written: ...
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Server Password changed for email on s3, unable to sign in, connection error

My email worked fine on Galaxy S 3 for 3 weeks, but all of a sudden I receive a message saying "Server Password changed, sign in failed connection error". I have changed nothing and was still ...
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Automatically verify signature on all Android Exchange emails

I work in an office where everyone uses a digital signature on their emails. I just bought a new LG G3 with 4.4.2 KitKat and whenever someone sends me an email that is signed, it shows up with a body ...
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How to sort Google Account on Setting

lot of email currently signed in to my phone. I accidently remove my email due Google Play Games problem. I want to my email back at top on list. Is there any a way to do it? Thank you
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Markdown and email

Do you know of a way to add hyperlinks, use italics or bold faces, add mathematical formulæ and do all this kind of fancy stuff to write an email on an Android phone? I know there are apps such as ...
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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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Can receive but not send emails

I can receive emails but not send them from my Android phone. I am using Yahoo mail and a Samsung Galaxy Ace.
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Is there a way to change the picture for my yahoo account in gmail app?

This is what I'm talking about. I have 3 e-mail accounts linked to my gmail app. One is gmail, one is yahoo, one is something else. My gmail account shows my profile picture no problem. My yahoo and ...
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delete all email from Samsung galaxy s3 at one time?

How can I delete all my emails without doing it checkbox by check box? I can't do it from my computer at this time all I have available is my phone. And I don't know how to delete all email at once. ...
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Sending text messages to e-mail addresses on Samsung S4

I would like to send a text message to an e-mail address using Messaging on Samsung S4. I have already done it before as a test, but I cannot get it to do it any longer. How to enable this feature ...
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Disable notifications of some emails

I daily receive many emails. I need a better control of emails. I want to disable notifications of some emails. A notification means for me that my phone vibrates and my smart watch vibrates. To ...