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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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You could just save drafts (with GMail), no need to send the massage at all. or You do not need to use the "To:" header to send yourself mail at all but instead can send email to a `default-BCC field and leave the "To:" empty. K9 allows this:


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Modern email clients are often able to detect the email server settings just from the username / password tuple. If you are suddenly asked for an protocol (and possible outgoing/incoming mail server settings) then you should look them up on your mail providers homepage. E.g., a quick Google search came up with this page for Bell Canada.


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The stock email application and many other I've tested present a list of 25 emails per page. The user can however load older emails on demand. This is done due to two main reasons: to prevent large transfers of data that end up using the device communication thus leading to a faster battery drain; to preserve memory consumption that in turn would leave ...


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I used TouchDown (30-day trial, $19.99) before Android had built in Exchange and was very happy with it. I'm now using the native client without many problems (I'm not very demanding of it), but I've heard many people mention that it is still worth buying over the native client because of the more advanced feature set. With the 30-day trial, no reason not to ...


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If you haven't opened the application in a while, it will naturally disappear from the list of recent apps. Try opening it with the widget and then going back to the home screen. If gmail is once again under you list of recent apps, you just haven't opened it in a while. If it doesn't appear at all, then the widget you are using doesn't add gmail as a ...


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Sometimes misbehaving apps need to have their data cleared out and a fresh start. Go to Menu -> Settings -> Manage Applications -> Email (or whatever app you are using.) Click on "Clear Data." Try setting up the profile again. If that doesn't work, you may have memory issues as already indicated. Good luck.


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Not with the Gmail app that comes with the phone, no. But, if you really wanted this, you could do it like so: Create a new Gmail account, like emailsfrommyfriendjohnsmith@gmail.com. Setup the new Gmail account in your Android phone, and enable notifications. In the Gmail web interface, set up a filter in your current Gmail account that has all email from ...


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This probably depends on the device, as devices with custom UIs (TouchWiz, Sense, Motoblur) will have different email applications. On CyanogenMod (and I believe vanilla Android) you simply tick the checkmark next to the message or messages you want and the button slides in from the bottom.


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K-9 Mail supports Exchange 2003/2007 via WebDAV. No support for Exchange 2010, unfortunately, since Microsoft removed WebDAV support in the newest version. See the official wiki page for configuration instructions.


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This feature is already provided by many email apps including official Gmail app. Gmail app even allows to set different notification tone of different labels. In Gmail, go to Settings ~> [Email-id of attached Account] (under Account Settings section) ~> Labels to Notify ~> [Label Name] ~> Ringtone (from pop-up). If your Gmail app doesn't have these ...



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