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Change the default email app for `mailto` links on LG K7, Android 5.1.1

I have an old LG K7 (LGMS330) running Metro (by MetroPCS) powered by Android (Android 5.1.1, Lollipop). It has an old email I do not want to use registered in the Email app and is not accessible upon ...
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How to edit/send a previously sent gmail message as a new one on Android?

Something well known to be unsupported on the official gmail.com website and official app. The typical answer in that case, is go on Microsoft Windows to install an imap client like Thunderbird which ...
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How to troubleshoot Yahoo mail Android app that shows empty error pop-up on login attempt

As part of migrating to a new Pixel 7 phone and accessing email for her work, my spouse installed the Yahoo Mail app, which shows three options, login with Yahoo, login with Google, and create new ...
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Unread mail folder count Microsoft Outlook on Android incorrect

I have an annoying problem with Microsoft Outlook on Android. All my incoming mail is moved to folders by means of rules immediately upon arrival. I have about 50 different folders. Normally, next to ...
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Gmail emails with images get stuck in outbox for 1-2 days

Android 11; Samsung Galaxy A20; Gmail app (fully updated): When I send an email that has an image, the email gets stuck in the Gmail outbox folder (status = Queued) for a day or two before eventually ...
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How do I save an attachment to a local folder in VMware Boxer email client?

I have recently begun using VMware Boxer email client for Android. I received a PDF attachment to an email. When trying to download it, I am given only two options: "Open in" and "...
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Force the phone to beep when a specific e-mail arrives, even on silent mode?

My phone is usually in silent mode and I keep it that way because in my country, phone service providers spam A LOT with both SMS and phone calls. But sometimes I receive important e-mails, I'd like ...
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Samsung Email: IMAP folders not syncing correctly

The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and the mail app is Samsung Email version 6.1.75.0. I have created folders on my Android mail app and moved email into them. These folders are not syncing ...
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Block all SMS sent by email addresses

I'm using the stock Google Messages app on Android. I have started to get spam SMS sent from email addresses with some regularity. It's all from senders that look like as apps.servmmbership-...
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Delete instead of archiving emails from Gmail in the notification panel [duplicate]

When I see a new e-mail from the Gmail app in the notification panel, I can choose between archiving and replying. Since I never use the archiving function, I want to 'delete' the e-mail quickly in ...
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Outlook doesn't pick up that email has been moved

I have an email account that I read with Thunderbird via IMAP on my PC, and I have rules to move emails into other folders. I also have Outlook on my Android phone, and it constantly shows all emails ...
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Outlook Notification sound only plays if Outlook is closed, but also arrives 30 min delayed

I am using Outlook on an Android phone. When I send an email to the phone: If Outlook is closed, the email will arrive up to 30 minutes later, accompanied by a Notification sound If Outlook is open, ...
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My phone was stolen and ended up in a prison,

My cell phone was stolen ended up in a prison, I have my email for Gmail, but they have changed my password and my security questions, I had to change my phone number because when I reported it stolen ...
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get emails from specific emails - instantly

I'm trying to make sure that when I get specific emails, I get notified instantly, loudly, and even if I'm in "do not disturb". The emails are going into a gmail account. These are things I'...
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Samsung Auto sync personal data - Does syncing all at once use less data/less battery versus syncing small items every few minutes?

Does turning on auto-sync use a significant amount of mobile data and battery usage, or is it not as much as you'd think? Let's say someone sent you 100 emails, would your phone use a fixed amount of ...
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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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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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