Questions tagged [email]

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Android Email App - Bulk export Sent Emails

Doing an Office 365 migration for a client. Doesn't use a computer - only has an Android smartphone. The sent items on his phone are not syncing with the mail server. When I set up his account in ...
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How do I get rid of the Read More feature in Outlook?

I am using Outlook 4.2222.2. A few updates ago, it started adding a Read More button about midway through long emails. I now have to hit Read More to continue, which takes me to a spot in the app ...
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How do I access a remote mail directory from my Android?

The directory is on a remote server. I can read the mail using mutt in a shell but I want to use an app on my Android that can render HTML. Any suggestions? MailDir format
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Gmail app cache on Android

A while ago, I received an email with an image in the message body. It was attached via URL source. I have read that message on my Android device and saw the image there as well. When I go to the mail ...
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When I scroll or zoom, I accidentally click on links. How can I prevent this?

I'm using an older phone with Android 8, and I'm finally frustrated enough to look around, but I'm not seeing my problem when I search the interwebs. There are two instances in which I often ...
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Forwarding SMS to Email

So my sister has to input a verification code into her school website (Desire2Learn,) and it comes in the form of either a text or call. Unfortunately, she's abroad and it costs too much to text her. ...
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Syncing Android 'Contacts' with an Office 365 mail account

My Android contacts used to sync with my Office 365 (exchange server) mail account, but this stopped working. More details: I have a Samsung S10 phone running Android 11 (up to date as of this posting)...
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How to receive email when missing or receiving call or sms?

I have a couple of phones with their own sim cards and provider (for many different reasons) and so, given I don't want to: Hear different ringtones Hear the same ringtones but multiplied Monitor all ...
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Cannot Set Up Samsung Default Email and Add CenturyLink.net Account

Samsung Galaxy S9 phone Until recently I could send/receive emails on my phone with the Samsung default email app with an email address at centurylink.net. I had a problem with my centurylink.net ...
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How do I add an Outlook email signature on new Nokia 8V?

Recently upgraded on Verizon to the new Nokia 8V android phone. I can't find anyway to add/change my Outlook email signature. Any help is appreciated
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How can I search for a specific word in an email thread in Gmail for Android?

I have opened an email thread (aka conversation) in Gmail for Android. I would like to search a string (e.g., word or phrase). How can I search for a specific word in an email thread in Gmail for ...
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Super old email contacts suddenly appears in my phone contacts

When I woke up this morning I suddenly had 6 new contacts added to my contact book on my phone. All of them were emails, some of them I recognize from WAY back but I sure haven't had contact with them ...
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How to send (email-)file(s) from phone to phone using phone numbers instead of an email account?

In the good old days files were sent from computer to computer using modems and (copper wire) telephone lines. No email account needed, no server between them, just the computers, the phones and the ...
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Turn on / off Conversation threads

I have just purchased a Samsung A51 / S51 and use Yahoo Mail. Emails now are placed in conversation threads which makes viewing confused. Apparently you can toggle this option on or off either via ...
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How can you connect to Yahoo! imap in native android email client?

I'm running Android 8.0 on an LG V20 When I attempt to connect my Yahoo! mail to the stock android email app I'm unable to enter my application password for Yahoo! Instead the native android email app ...
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Stop receiving text messages in my Samsung Note 8 that are sent from spammers email address

I have been getting unwanted text messages on my Samsung Note 8 coming from a spammers email account. I have not found a way to block these text messages coming from email accounts. The feature that ...
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How can I configure WhatsApp so that an email is sent to me when someone sends me a message on WhatsApp?

How can I configure WhatsApp so that an email is sent to me when someone sends me a message on WhatsApp?
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Setting Protonmail on default email mobile phone app

On my android samsung edge s6 I added a new protonmail account. The phone alerts me saying the server doesn't answer. Here the configuration I tried: IMAP server: 127.0.0.1,TLS,port: 143 SMTP server:...
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Disable email sync outside working hours

Is there any way or a mail app where I can set a (per account) sync time? I would like the app to only fetch mails from my (work) account Mo-Fri 9-5 or if I manually sync. I use k-9 mail since I got ...
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Is there any way how to reactivate email notifications for new messages on Facebook's Messenger?

I was getting email notifications for new messages on Facebook's Messenger. Then I installed Messenger Android app. Then I removed Android app. I would like to use Facebook and Messenger on web only. ...
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How can I delete Hotmail emails when using the Gmail app on my phone

I use the Gmail app to read emails on my Android phone. I defined two accounts, a Gmail account and a Hotmail account. The Gmail account works w/o a problem, for syncing, reading, writing and deleting ...
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Desktop/homepage shortcut to send pre-built email in one click

I'm trying to set up a way to send a pre-defined gmail email to a pre-defined recipient with a single tap from the home screen. Essentially, I'm going to use emails to trigger macro events on another ...
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How can I search for a specific string in an email thread in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

I have opened an email thread (aka conversation) in Microsoft Outlook for Android. I would like to search a string (e.g., word or phrase). How can I search for a specific word in an email thread in ...
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Can I open a second Gmail account in a separate app?

I currently have several Gmail accounts, one for work, and the others personal. I'd like to keep these separate so I can forget about work on the weekends, but I'm finding it hard to do right now. Is ...
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Samsung Galaxy S10 automatically deleting emails using email app

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S10, and it is automatically deleting emails using the email app. What do I have to do to keep emails from being deleted?
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Get alarm alert when receiving an email from specific sender

Is there an app or setting in gmail where I can get alarmed for urgent email based on the sender. From googling, it seems Gmail had a setting to set a ringtone for specific label, but this feature ...
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On an Android phone, how to create a shortcut to read new Gmail emails with a specific tag?

On my Android phone, to be specific a Google Pixel 2 XL, where I use Gmail app to receive and read emails, I'd like to have a shortcut to read new emails tagged with a specific tag. How to do it?
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How can I delete all mail from gmail stored on my Android device?

There seems to be quite a lot of similar questions but I haven't found one which covers my situation. I have an android device on loan to do some development testing and at some point I opened the ...
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How to Remove Old Email Accounts

So I just bought a new phone last week and I'm in the process of downloading all my apps and setting it up. I was trying to log into the Slack app when this pop-up appeared with a list of all the ...
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Is it possible to use multiple accounts from one email address in K9 application?

In the company I work for We would like to use one general email address, but different accounts. Is it possible to do that?
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Can't send emails from huawei tablet using outlook address

We have got my son a huawei tablet, and he has an @outlook.com email address. He can receive emails on the tablet, but can't seem to send any-they say they are sending but never arrive, nor do they ...
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Where does Android get these email addresses from?

In an app called Wirex an email autofill appeared. This is very confusing to me. The list contains very old emails, emails I had already forgotten 2 years ago. I bought this phone in 2018. Where does ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 deletes email from server

Just recently I have noticed that emails downloaded on my Galaxy S5 are being deleted from my server so I cannot view them on my laptop. How do I change this?
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add yahoo mail to android phone having two step verification active?

Any help? I want to get rid of the lousy Yahoo app on android. it has a lot of problems regarding notifications.. But when I try to add yahoo account in the Android-Email app, it says: Login failed:...
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Galaxy S7 - How to back-up stored email mailboxes with ADB?

I've been through several threads on Stackexchange / XDA to find a solution that yet eludes me for the following task : As we all know, when we create and email account with our android devise and ...
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How to configure Bluemail to NOT group emails

I am using the Bluemail email app and when an email is received on my android phone I get a notification on my phone showing who it is from and the subject. But if I do not discard the notification, ...
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How do I have IMAP delete Email inbox item when deleting on the server?

If I have an email in my Android Email inbox and I delete it on the server inbox, it will not delete from my phone. If I delete it on the phone, it will delete it on the server. I originally set it ...
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How can my employer change my Andriod security settings?

I got the following email from my employer: Passwords required on all mobile devices In order to protect College data stored on portable devices, from Tuesday 20 November ICT will enable a ...
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How to change sync frequency in Outlook app?

By default Outlook for Android gets the emails immediately when they are received (push). Is there a way to set the sync frequency either individually for each email account or at least globally ? ...
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Forward WhatsApp messages to e-mail or SMS

Some friends of mine want to use WhatsApp to send me messages from time to time. But, I don't want to install the app (or I don't want to have it running all the time). Can I configure something ...
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Gmail keeps notifying me even for mail I labelled with the intention to not be notified regarding [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate of Stop Gmail notifications when receiving email from particular sender Because the question here includes that after I tried that, I still get gmail notifications. I receive ...
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Android gmail password folder

I'd like to ask you how can I get my password of my email that I forgot (it's a Yahoo account). The account is mine, I changed phone and when I was about to type in gmail-app the password, I couldn't ...
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How to really completely disable automated mail syncs?

My Huawei P8 should only ever sync mails whenever I open the mail app and manually ask for it. This is for mental hygiene to keep my spare time free of any unwanted distractions. So I've disabled any ...
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IBM Verse Inbox not syncing

Our organization is using IBM iNotes Social Edition and have set up a server for emails. I have been using IBM Verse for my emails syncing on my mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 4. It was working fine till ...
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How can I use gmail mobile without having to sync

I have a school google account that does not allow sync. I have just added it to my Android phone and set up gmail, however when I try and get onto the account it asks to sync. As sync is disabled ...
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Android IMAP client with working search option

OK, so far I've tried Gmail, K-9 and BlueMail email clients. I can correctly setup my IMAP server, and I'm able to send and receive emails. The problem is when I try to search for an old email I ...
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sharing email accounts among multiple clients

I have configured the default MIUI8 email client with two accounts (one imap and one pop), but I'd like to try other clients. When I install, for example, aqua-mail or k9-mail they ask to configure ...
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Is it possible to install the Android browser and email app if they weren't built-in?

As far as I know, older Android tablets/smartphones have the Android web browser and email app as their built-in web browser and email app. But my Android smartphone does not have those. My Android ...
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Problem sending Emails using android phone

I am new to this forum. I have come to this forum through google search and find interesting which leads me to signing up to this forum. My boss is facing problem sending messages using business-...
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Using K9 with Gmail?

I need/want to use K9 to check a gmail account. I have two factor auth set up so I'm using an app password to sign in, but it keeps getting rejected, and then I get this error in my Gmail inbox: ...
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