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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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7answers
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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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2answers
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Is there “select all” functionality in the GMail app?

I've previously used the default Email app on my CyanogenMod 7 EVO because I had an Exchange account at work. However, I switched jobs recently and my new place just uses GMail corporate accounts (...
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1answer
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Disable HTML Emails in composer

how do I disable the default sending of emails in html format? I would like to compose emails in the text format but I can't find a way to do that. Ideally, this should be the default behaviour with ...
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7answers
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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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1answer
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How can I get exchange email subfolders on my Samsung Galaxy S3?

Does anyone know how I can access exchange email subfolders on my Samsung Galaxy S3? I have set my Samsung Galaxy S3 up with my corporate exchange 2010 server and it syncs all the inbox emails, ...
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4answers
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Email application with notifications only for specified contacts (standard SMTP/POP3/IMAP)

I have a lot of mail traffic on my phone. But I want to be notified only for mail from certain contacts like my family, colleagues/boss, critical automated systems or at least any contact in my phone ...
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5answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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How can I get push notifications for emails in sub-folders?

How can I get push notifications for emails in my inbox's sub-folders? By default it pushes just inbox emails, not the other folders that are in inbox.
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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
74k views

Stop text messages from going into my Exchange account's Inbox

When a text message comes in, the stock email app throws a copy into my Exchange email accounts that are on the phone. I want to turn this feature off but cannot find a setting for it anywhere. I have ...
2
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1answer
881 views

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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0answers
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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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2answers
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Email-client with Sent emails from many emails under IMAP?

I am struggling to set up graphical email-client program in Debian, more here and here. I have a similar problem with Android. I would like to see Sent -emails in my android phone. How can I see my ...
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6answers
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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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2answers
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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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Notification snoozes alarm?

Found a pretty interesting feature/bug from the combination of K-9 Mail and the stock Alarm app on my Galaxy S (rooted + Darky's Rom 10.2, 2.3.4). This morning, just as the alarm started to ring, I ...
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1answer
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Mail client account colors

In the mail client of my Galaxy Tab I have three accounts. In the view "all mailboxes" there is a little line on the left for marking which mail comes from which account. These colors seem to be ...
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3answers
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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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1answer
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vibrate notifications only when receiving emails from certain addresses?

Is it possible to set vibrate notifications when receiving emails from a list of email addresses but not when receiving emails that don't come from that list? Either using the default Gmail app on a 2....
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3answers
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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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4answers
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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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4answers
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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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1answer
2k views

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
3k views

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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3answers
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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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1answer
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SMS-Email Gateway App

Is there any combination of android applications which can connect to a POP3 account and: transfers emails to SMS (by phone number provided in the subject of the email) transfers SMSes to an email?...
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3answers
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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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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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2answers
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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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0answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Where does Android store offline contacts and email account details?

Basically, I want to set up a home-rolled sync for these, but I have no idea where they live by default on a CyanogenMod without GApps. Could someone please help me out?
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1answer
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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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0answers
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Open link with specific app within Gmail Android 4.2.2

I want my chosen FB app to open when I click a link from within Gmail. I do not want to see FB in a Web browser. Has anyone had any luck with this, if so, how did you do it and which FB app did it ...