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You can customize the Notification settings for both Gmail and Messaging in each of the apps separately. In Gmail press menu and go to More->Settings and look at the Notification settings section. In Messaging press menu then Settings and look at the Notification settings section.


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click "applications", click menu button, click "edit". You should now be able to drag the email icon away. Then just replace it with the gmail icon by dragging it to its place. The other way is to configure the mail application to connect to gmail with imap or pop, but I wouldn't recommend it since gmail app is much better. Hope this helps!


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It may depend on what phone you have but for HTC phones you can add a "Shortcut" of a person and have the shortcut be the whole contact card or just start an e-mail message (or any other contract related actions) Long press on the home screen to bring up the "Add to Home" menu, select "Shortcut" then select "Person". Here you can select the person you want ...


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K-9 Mail does load attachments only on request. But your problem is not only the Client, it's more the protocol used for retrieving E-Mail: POP3 does not support the partial download of an E-Mail without their attachment(s), whereas IMAP does. Besides of that IMAP has some nice extensions when it comes to mobile usage: Lemonade Profiles


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I would suggest trying Priority Inbox, which can notify, vibrate, or ring on just your new important mail. Switch to using the Gmail app, instead of the standard Email app. Then go to Menu > Settings > Priority Inbox. Additionally, mail filtering is a more "hands on" solution for this problem that both complements Priority Mail, and helps resolve the issue ...


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K-9 Mail is open-sourced and is equipped with features like search, push email, multi-folder sync, flagging, filing, signatures, bcc-self and more Project Hosted on Google Code


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Android's own Email application is, in fact, open source.


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When you first install an application that can handle the same intent as another application install (for the sake of this example, let's say a home launcher, but this works for any similar apps), then the first time you'd press the home button (which calls an intent to go to the home screen, which you now have 2 apps that could handle it), you'll get a ...


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Yes, you can use multiple accounts -- did you try it? I use 3. Add them like any other account through Settings -> Accounts and sync -> Add account.


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The latest version of the Gmail app (it has not been released yet, but you can find a copy of a leaked official APK floating around somewhere) has this feature. It adds a "more details" link on every email header so you can see the actual email addresses used. I'm not sure whether this version will work on 1.5 and up, as Google hasn't said anything yet. I ...


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Menu button -> More -> Settings -> Priority Inbox. I have it enabled on the web and that option unchecked to disable it in the app. Latest Gmail v2.3.4.1.


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You can enable vibrate for SMS from Messaging -> Menu key -> Settings -> Notification settings -> Vibrate. Not sure about Email since I use K-9 (in case you use it too it's in the app, Long-press the account -> Account settings -> Notifications -> Vibrate).


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I had the same problem and think I found the place to correct it: 1) Open the e-mail client program on the Samsung 2) Go to "menu | account settings" 3) Disable SMS-sync Hope it works!


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It's important to understand the differences between a platform like Android and the traditional "dumb phone" platform. With Android, very few applications are "special". By special I mean the OS is aware of them and treats them differently. In Android, an application actually has to manage notifications themselves, there's no way for the OS to somehow ...


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Go to Settings -> Accounts and sync: Ensure Auto-sync is checked. Check the relevant accounts to see if sync is enabled for them (click the account and see what's checked off).


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Short answer Yes. It should act exactly like having a second browser... until you set it as your default Android should prompt you to pick what client you want to use. If you choose K9 as your default and then delete it Android will be smart enough to revert back to the default client.


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I do this with multiple gmail accounts. Load the email account that you want to skip notifications. Click menu, then find settings. Uncheck the box labeled "Email notifications". That account will no longer sound a notification, nor show up in the notification bar. You can still browse and read all email just like you would expect.


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As far as I know, this is simply a bug in the HTC email application. You can try using a different client (K9 supports signed messages, I believe), but beyond that you'll have to take it up with HTC and hope that they decide to fix it at some point. Here's a related XDA thread where someone includes what he says is a response from HTC regarding the issue. ...


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I went into the Gmail app and turned off the alerts there under Settings, reached by the Menu key. That way, they both receive the mail, but only one sends the alert. Don't know why I didn't think of this before, thinking it was going to be much harder.


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No, they are not. For as long as you have the account registered in your email app, the policies are applied, however, if you remove the email account then the policies will no-longer be enforced. The app is given a "device administrator" status (you can see any apps which have this in "Security" in your settings), and you can revoke that at any time. ...


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Reposting answer for future people! Naturally, I figured it out 10 minutes after posting. Can't answer for another few hours because I'm a new user. Under the security section of the settings, there is a Device Administrator page. I deactivated the "Email" app as an admin. It warned that it would delete all my mail and stuff and I accepted. No factory ...


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The majority of web based email providers have a limit of 10MB for the size of the attachment of every message sent. Since an email message will often pass through several mail transfer agents to reach the recipient, some or probably all of them impose size limits due to the storage capabilities they have to deal with. This is due to the fact that every ...


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You could create a shortcut on your home screen to your Contact info. First make sure you've got an entry for yourself in your Contacts with your email address (not the "Me" Contact, but an extra one). Then go into your Applications screen, tap the Widgets tab at the top, find either the 4x1 or 1x1 "Contact" widget and add that to an empty spot on your ...


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In the stock Android messaging app, you can hold your finger on a message for a few moments and then select the "Copy Message Text" option, then paste it into any app you'd like. That would work fine for individual messages, as far as entire threads go, that I'm not sure. I'd probably go the geeky route personally and open up the .db file that contains all ...


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SMS Backup+ will backup (and can restore too) your sms messages to your gmail account (you have to enable IMAP in gmail) The nice thing about it, it does it automatically. It can also backup your call log too email too.


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Another possible cause: is your phone's memory full? If your phone is low on free memory, it will not sync any new data to it. You'll have to uninstall some apps or move them to the SD card to resolve this.


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I'm not sure exactly how you use the select all feature, but I think an effective way to mitigate your need for this is to go crazy with filters, labels, and the priority inbox. Having your Gmail account sort your E-mail into highly specific labels for you and carefully tagging everything as either "important" or "not important" will keep the number of ...


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Open Email. Enter your email credentials (the address and the password). Choose Manual setup. Choose IMAP. Enter server settings.


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The Gmail application speaks Gmail's own proprietary protocol back to the Gmail server, whereas the Email application speaks open protocols such as POP3 or IMAP, as well as supporting ActiveSync. The Email application also has somewhat better support for multiple accounts. If you are only using a single Gmail account then it is better to use the Gmail ...


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I know it's a workaround, but I frequently use SelfMail, which adds itself to the pretty-much-universal "Share" action. As an example, open a picture, select Share, and pick it from the list.



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