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my security data deleted

The mysecuritydata present in the file manager got accidentally deleted and there has been no major difference but only the fact that I cannot move my photos and videos into the applock vault, what ...
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Adding outlook account to Android Mail keeps pulling in deleted/read emails

I have added an outlook.com account to email in Galaxy S4. Outlook account keeps getting emails as new even though I have deleted or marked them as read multiple times. I have also gone ahead and done ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I sync all folders from an Exchange server (not just the Inbox)?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android 2.3.4) and have set up the native email app to synchronize with an MS Exchange 2007 server. The problem I am noticing is that I'm only notified for a new email ...
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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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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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How to preview specific folder in email notification?

I have a Note 2 with Android 4.1.1 plus updates. I really like the built-in email client and I use it with my Gmail account as an exchange service. Even push mail works great with it. However, I am ...
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Email count for new email only

How do I have a count for only new email? The count is always greater than the actual number of unread email messages. I have a Samsung S4.
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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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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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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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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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Problems connecting to IMAP email account on 3G/4G

Ever since I got the JRO03O OTA from Verizon on my Galaxy Nexus, I've been having problems retrieving email over a 3G/4G connection. After the sync times out (I assume it times out, because it takes ...
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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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Save .ics to specific calendar.

When receiving an email with an .ics or vCard, Android allows the user to add the data to the default calendar configured for the current account. However, this is done by downloading the vCard to the ...
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Swype delete key problem

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with the latest firmware an a preinstalled Swype on it. The problem I have, is in the standard email application when using swype keyboard and trying to delete a character, ...
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Changing vibrate length of default email app on galaxy s2

I have connected the mail app from the galaxy s2 to my email (exchange). The notification (which I have set to vibrate) is just a very short vibrate. It seems very likely that I will often miss this ...
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samsung galaxy S4 default email app show notifications disabled

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 on? ...
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Samsung Galaxy Exhibit - Email Photo Problem

I have a Samsung Galaxy Exhibit. When my husband sends me photos in email I can see the small preview picture but when I click on it it reverts to an older picture that he sent me. I think I ...
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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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Save accepted untrusted certificates on email app (HTC Sensation)

I have a problem with the mail (not gmail) app on my HTC Sensation, that I'm guessing is part of HTC Sense 3. I'm using a server that has an untrusted certificate, and every time I try to refresh my ...
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Resetting the (non-gmail) email application

I am using the non-gmail email application to connect to get email from my university, but the app seems to have a bug and sometimes (probably when there are connection issues) doesn't properly delete ...
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Convert Email Account from IMAP to Exchange

I recently converted my personal email from IMAP to Exchange, and I'm having a difficult time figuring out how to convert the account. Trying to set up a new account with the same email address ...
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Samsung Galaxy Light-Email messages sending as MMS, not exceeding 160 limit [duplicate]

I can't get my phone to stop converting email texts to MMS from SMS, and I haven't typed anything. The T-mobile website states that it shouldn't convert to an MMS unless it's exceeded the 160 ...
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“Sending Failed” message constantly appears

apologies if this has been posted/answered already - I can't see it so far. Whenever I switch my phone back on, I'm presented with 2 "Sending Failed" dialog boxes from 2 emails that I've sent in the ...
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e-mail attachment “saved” on Android 4.4.2 but can't be seen where it says it was saved

"saved" an attachment to an incoming e-mail using K-9 on Nexus 5 with android 4.4.2 Message popped up that it was saved in SD / storage / emulated / 0 / filename. It's not there or anywhere else ...
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Exchange email syncs even if I disable it (only want to sync calendar)

I only want to sync Exchange calendar, not email. In the Exchange Account's options, I never checked "sync email", and it still synced after a few hours. I retried from scratch, and same thing ...
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Security options grayed out

I have my mobile phone (Samsung Galaxy S2) running on ICS. Recently I activated Microsoft Exchnage ActiveSync to connect to my corporate email. It disabled all the security options like 'Pattern ...
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deleting pop3 mail account not possible

I want to delete a pop3 mail account, but I can't find the option to do that. All I can do is synchronize! I can find the option with my Google account, but I don't want to delete that. I use Android ...
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How to get mail sitting in Outbox to be sent out?

I am using a Sony XPeria tablet with Android 4.1.2. I am using an ereader which can send email from within the app. If the tablet is not in Airplane mode, the emails go out fine. If the tablet is in ...
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Cannot send Outlook.com email but can receive in Galaxy S4

I'm using the standard email app in Samsung Galaxy S4 and added my Outlook.com email. I can receive emails but can't send emails, which is weird. Hope somebody can help me out. Thanks
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Mail Transfer Agent for Android

There are quite a lot of mail user agent program on Android platform, but my question is about setting up a mail server running on an Android powered server. I can't find one, but I think maybe ...
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Locking Emails on Samsung Galaxy S3

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. I use the build-in Email application to access my email from my internet service provider (so this is NOT gmail, outlook etc.). I am often on the road and I need access to ...
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Force all emails to display only the text/plain part

HTML mail is a pain to read on a phone. The screen is too narrow and the images take too long to download. Typically without the images the mail is just useless. HTML mail is only slightly less of a ...
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Can I update a file via email

I'm looking for a way to update a file (override it if need be) on the SD Card from an email attachment with one click, sort of like a Batch file in windows. We have 50 tablets at work and every now ...
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When can people tell if you're online (without having been explicitly setup that way) [closed]

On my Android phone I notice at the top left corner of some messages there is a green dot beside the senders name. On other messages the dot is gray. This is in the stock e-mail app that comes with ...
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mp3 from email to player

I want to download an mp3 from email and listen to it through the google music player. I currently do it through yahoo mail and jelly bean 4.2.2. However after downloading I have to turn off and ...
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Resize photo before sending it by email?

On iOS, when I select one or more photos from the camera storage and choose to send them by email, the OS will ask me whether to send the images in full size or make them smaller so that the email ...
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Possible to set up conditional formatting rules to color code emails in Mail client?

Is there a way to setup conditional formatting rules to color code messages in the Mail client? I'm specifically focused on a solution that supports ActiveSync/Exchange Web Services.
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Old emails getting deleted on Note3

My old emails are getting deleted somehow. I tried deleting the account and setting up the email again but it just doesnt load any of the old emails. This however works fine on my laptop which means ...
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Why does stock email app only keep 25 latest emails?

Why does the stock Galaxy / Android app only keep the latest 25 emails? Its pretty annoying and lame for me who receive well over 50 emails per day in my work email. That means I cant even see a ...
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Email Priority with MS Exchange account

I'm new to the Android world. Just got a corp phone (Moto Atrix w/2.2 froyo). I have my MS Exchange account set up on the phone and get tons of email all hours of the night. Most emails can wait until ...
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Download Only Emails that Match Specified Filters

I have bog standard POP3 Access to "company" emails. Is there anything I can use to achieve the following. Setup a filter along the lines of "To: my.email@example.com" action -> Download email. ...
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Can't see old emails

my samsung galaxy 4 won't show me old emails. I hit refresh over and over but nothing happens. How can I fix this?
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Email doesn't sync over data, does sync over Wi-Fi

Ok, I just got a Droid Mini and I've been trying to get it to sync both the Gmail and the stock email applications when I'm using the data connection. They refuse to auto-sync until I switch to Wi-Fi, ...
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problem downloading e mail over wifi

I am having problems downloading my e mails from the company exchange server over wifi. it works fine when I use 3G but gets stuck on a message saying download remaining. please help
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Continuously losing our email signatures in Samsung galaxy note 3, any suggestions?

I have set up an email signature for 30 phones at work but now they have all disappeared back to the generic signature rather then the one I set up... any ideas? James