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can't open attachment in email

my boss can't open attachments to his android phone and all he got is a winmail.dat file what settings should i use to get rid of winmail.dat file and open the attachments. His android phone is lenovo ...
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I can receive email but unable to reply/send it

In the predefined Email app on my new Samsung Grand phone, I created a Yahoo account which is used by the system on a regular basis. Immediately upon addition, I am able to receive emails but I can't ...
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Trying to send email using Corona sdk through Yahoo App [on hold]

I'm using this code to send an email in Corona sdk local options = { to = "myname@somewhere.com", subject = "Subject Subject", isBodyHtml = true, body = "Text Text Text Text", } ...
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Mail client able to handle gmail tabs and antivesync? [on hold]

The default Samsung Galaxy S5, Android 5 email client is able to handle both gmail and exchange with activesync. What I miss is to handle gmail tabs - promotions and social. I don't want those to see ...
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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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Privacy/Security concers for setting up business email using Gmail app on Nexus devices

I need to set up my business email*(non gmail email)* on the mobile devices (Nexus 5 and Nexus7). The business has its own private mail server. The way I can do it is by using Gmail app on these ...
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Samsung Mini S3 Email Issue

Email is configured correctly and works. When phone is shut down for the night, when started anew in the morning, email is still configured correctly but after a sync, no email comes in or goes out. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 “auto setup information” - How does it work?

Using the default email client on Android (4.4 but I think this is a somewhat universal question), how does the autoconfig work? I am trying to set up an account on a server that supports ...
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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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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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Gmail sent after phone conversation on Andriod phone

This is very strange but after an phone conversation, one of my customers received an email containing the link and file mentioned during the phone conversation. The customer told the other party (on ...
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Why is my stock email app (using Exchange) on my Galaxy S5 forwarding HTML emails in “alternative” text?

How do I forward them in their native format? I cannot find a setting for this anywhere? Please do not suggest adding my exchange email to the Gmail app. I do not like the layout of the Gmail app ...
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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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Samsung Tab A running Android 5.0.2 - emails synced correctly, then emails VANISHED.

I used the standard email client on Samsung Android tablet (SM-T350), a new "Tab A", running Android 5.0.2, and set up POP3 access to my gmail account. I had to "enable auto sync" to get the emails ...
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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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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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Granting device admin previlage to email account

I am connecting my gmail app(or any e mail application) to my office e mail using exchange. It asks me to add the mail app as a Device administrator for my phone. So that it Erase all data,Set ...
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How do you force the default mail app to resync it's folder list with exchange?

I've got a Kyocera Duraforce that appears to have it's folder list out of sync with our exchange server. A large number of folders were created and shortly afterwards deleted and the deleted folders ...
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After updating to 5.0, default E-Mail drains battery

Recently I've updated my Sony Z1 Compact to Lollipop and noticed that battery is drained much faster than it was in KitKat. ~50% of battery usage is by builtin E-Mail app, here are the stats: I ...
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how to add an image to the email signature?

I want to add a small image to every of my outgoing emails as part of the signature. I can’t find where to add an image. I’ve only found where to change the signature text. How can I add an image to ...
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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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Forwarded emails with attachments showing as MIME gibberish

Sometimes, when forwarding emails that have attachments, the recipient receives the email as plain-text base64 MIME. For example, the email is received as: > MIME-Version: 1.0 > Content-Type: ...
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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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Create whatsapp database from emailed conversation?

I recently switched phones and lost most of my whatsapp conversations. However, some of them I emailed to myself previously. Is there anyway to turn the text file sent by email into a database so I ...
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After Lollipop - when I add account there isn't an option to sync contacts/calenders - only email

Just installed Lollipop on my Xperia Z3, now when I add an email account there is no option to sync contacts, calenders or tasks - only email. I used to be able to see my work calender (Outlook active ...
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Gmail android app Google Drive Attachment without download?

If you add a Google Drive file as attachment to an email in the Gmail Android app, will the file be downloaded to the device first and then be uploaded again on sending, or will it be sent directly ...
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Default email app's notification is disabled on Samsung Galaxy S4

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 ...
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Whatsapp chat conversation email

I tried exporting my whatsapp conversation via email. This conversation is received to mail box in .txt file attachment. Once the file is downloaded to pc and opend with notepad as usual, the chat ...
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Galaxy S5 - Exchange email - How to sort by sender or by date ascending?

Galaxy S5 - Exchange email - How to sort by sender or by date ascending? The sort option is removed. The filter option does not allow options for sender. I want email oldest on top, newest on bottom ...
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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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Email widget: How to show inbox instead of subfolder?

I have a question regarding email on my Nexus 7 3G: When I try to add an email widget on my home screen I'm asked to choose a folder, but I only have the option to select a sub folder in my inbox, ...
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No notification of new email received on SGN4 lock screen

Can anyone please advise on how to activate a function that will allow me to view lock screen notifications when an email is received just as I can with missed calls and sms messages etc. The only way ...
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How to add S/MIME certificate to samsungs native email app on galaxy s3

In my Android 4.3 Samsung Galaxy S3 there is a builtin Email App. If i open the account configuration there is an option to sign outgoing emails. Configure Email Account > Security Options > Sign ...
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Reinstalled Android-Facebook app won't sync-enable in Accounts and Sync settings. Global/device setting is on

I'm unable to activate sync for Android Facebook app in phone "Accounts and Sync" settings. This only happened after after username change, email accounts added, and phone # added to other FB ...
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I want “Priority Senders” back after flashing aokp_d2tmo-userdebug 4.4.2 KVT49L eng

I'd like to have my old Samsung(?) email client back - the one that I could configure to only be notified on certain addresses I'd listed as Priority Senders. What other apps and services would I ...
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E-mails sent from Android not syncing to IMAP “Sent” folder

I'm using the stock e-mail app of Android 4.1 (Motorola razr i), and when I send a mail from the phone, the mail app afterwards shows the sent mail in the "Sent" folder, but it seems that folder is ...
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email app for IMAP with spam filtering

I am trying to find an app that filters out spam on an IMAP email connection. I've looked around and can't find one that specifically states that it does and the Gmail app doesn't do so for non-Gmail ...
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Cannot connect to mail server that requires no authentication: “invalid username / password”

I just picked up an Android tablet running 3.1 and am having a nightmare of a time configuring the email settings properly. It's quite embarrassing, really. This is my issue: I have several POP3 ...
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Calendar as a share target

I often get emails that contain inventations to events. They never have an ical file attached. If I want to add the event to my calendar I have to copy and paste everything manually. Is there a way to ...
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Can I get a notification when an email arrives in a sub folder?

I have a number of sub-folders set up on my work email with rules moving certain emails into these folders automatically. On the Galaxy S3 I can see these folders, and can 'auto-sync' the folder, but ...
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Can I snooze notifications for -one- email account for a period of time?

I would really prefer not to be notified about work email on Sundays. But I really need it to be on Monday through Saturday. Is there a way to turn off those notifications on a schedule?
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Line spacing issue when writing an e-mail draft in the Gmail app

When writing an e-mail draft in the Gmail app, 2 line breaks (e.g. between two paragraphs) get transform into 1 line break with large line spacing when I edit the draft using Gmail web interface on my ...
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Galaxy S3 - email notifications not working for emails going to subfolders

I have set up my GS3 to receive my work emails from Outlook exchange server all works fine, I found the subfolders, (not as easy as you would hope) I am using the defaul email app ( our security ...
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Does the ICS Email app allow you to get notifications on folders other than inbox?

I have set on a IMAP account on my ICS android. I have some of the mails filtered to go to different folders. Is it possible to receive notifications the other folders? It is annoying, when I read ...
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Unable to change email (Exchange ActiveSync) account (Android version 5.0.2)

I once had my professional email adresse setup on my android phone and it worked fine. For some reasons my account (on my workplace network) was deleted, and afterward re-set, but with a different ...