Questions tagged [email]

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Android ignoring “reply-to” header

When I receive an email on my Samsung S5 and reply to it, the email is going to the sender's email instead of the requested "reply-to" email. I am using the default email app that comes with the ...
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How can I browse old mails in an IMAP folder?

Both the build-in mail client (Android 2.1) and K-9 mail, display the most recent n messages received during the last m days, where m and n are configuration items. Messages older than m days are ...
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Gmail app only partially syncing

I've just bought a Lenovo B phone with Android. I've added my Gmail account and have enabled the Gmail sync in the phone's settings. It has downloaded all my emails, however it won't properly sync ...
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GET_ACCOUNTS Permission, Email Privacy

Any app with the GET_ACCOUNTS permission, may retrieve all registered accounts and email addresses stored in Account Manager. I understand this imposes serious privacy and security issues, as a phone ...
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Stock e-mail client (Nexus 4) not synchronizing to IMAP SSL account since 4.2.2 update

I have my school's e-mail account being checked via IMAP SSL/TLS on port 993. It is an Exchange mailbox but I did not want to to use MAPI and have my device "managed" by the school. Anyhow, this ...
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Importing SSL certificate for email

I am having trouble importing an SSL CA certificate to authenticate my mail server. My mail server is run by Dreamhost, which offers TLS on their IMAP/SMTP servers, but with a certificate signed only ...
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Incorrect Read Receipt generated by default mail app on Android 4

The default mail app on Android 4 seems to generate incorrect Read Receipts. Here is the case: User ORIGINATOR sends email (using any mail client software), with request for Read Receipt (SMTP ...
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HTC One X IMAP marking emails as read

I've synced my yahoo account to my HTX one X's mail client using IMAP which syncs regularly every 15 minutes, however if i've not looked at the phone for a while the email will mark itself as read and ...
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Issue syncing Exchange 2003 account email after ICS update

After upgrading to ICS on my Samsung Galaxy S2, I no longed receive e-mail from one of the Exchange accounts configured in the stock e-mail app. The Exchange 2010 account works fine. The Gmail ...
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Cannot connect to mail server that requires no authentication: “invalid username / password”

I just picked up an Android tablet running 3.1 and am having a nightmare of a time configuring the email settings properly. It's quite embarrassing, really. This is my issue: I have several POP3 ...
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Swype delete key problem

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with the latest firmware an a preinstalled Swype on it. The problem I have, is in the standard email application when using swype keyboard and trying to delete a character, ...
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Android cannot send mail

After working fine for a while, since a couple of months our tablet cannot send mails from mail accounts across several providers. However, receiving mails works. I tried whatever I could think of or ...
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Sync latest email attachment with Android

My college mess hall menu is shared as an attachment (.jpeg) on the same thread every week. The thread has no other content except for this. For convenience, I'd like to access it quickly from my ...
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Why can't my Galaxy s4 load my email inbox after I changed the password?

I changed the password for my gmail account a couple days ago. Since changing it, my galaxy s4 cannot load the webpage. Whenever I try to load gmail in the web browser, it gets stuck loading and ...
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How can I remove all deleted messages from mail trash folder on default email app

This question has already been asked here but no satisfactory answers were given. Some say to go to trash folder and select mails one by one then delete; I will NOT select 250 mails one by one!! ...
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Android stock mail app does not retrieve IMAP mails

Last week my native Android mail client stopped retrieving mail. It can still send mail. An identically configured K-9 mail app does retrieve email. The server is a dovecot mail server, both ...
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No common file attachments using Android 4.2.2

I can't seem to attach a simple Word or Excel file using Gmail, Hotmail or a local email client. This is when using the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox and Dolphin browser. Being in China for half ...
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E-mail (imap client) sync stopped because of low memory, and will not start again, even after freeing 60Mb

I have a Motorola XT303 running Android 2.3.6, and I use the email client (with an IMAP server). The email worked fine until two days ago: I tried to download an application that was too large for the ...
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MS Exchange with Default Email App is Randomly Draining Battery!

I'm using my Exchange email account for work with the default Email app on my Nexus S running Jellybean... usually everything works just fine, but within a week or so it'll start consuming massive ...
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Using Activesync with folders in inbox

I recently purchased Note II and am using the stock email. This is a exchange connection and use rules to push email to folders. I can see the folders and get notifications when new mail arrives ...
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email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server

Trying to setup my homecall.co.uk email on new Asus T300 Android. Followed screen instructions got this message: "email setup couldn't finish - couldn't open connection to server". Also tried entering ...
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ICS email app, SSL certificates crash bug

Does anyone have a solution for the following situation: Added Exchange account, tick "Accept all SSL certificates", upon saving the setting the app crashes. Stock ICS, please see log here: https:/...
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Exchange server email sync

I have just upgraded to ICS on my Galaxy s2 and have an Outlook Exchange account that I sync on the device. Prior to the ICS update, when I read emails on my computer it automatically updated the ...
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Email Priority with MS Exchange account

I'm new to the Android world. Just got a corp phone (Moto Atrix w/2.2 froyo). I have my MS Exchange account set up on the phone and get tons of email all hours of the night. Most emails can wait until ...
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Exchange ActiveSync on Android: All flavours of Android are not equals

Just a quick question/remarks regarding the Support of Microsoft Exchange Activesync. I work in a big company (10.000 people in belgium) and we have to configure an Exchange client to read emails. ...
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Why is Outlook for Android using a weird From address?

My wife uses Outlook.com for her email and has an alias assigned from a domain we own. The alias is the default address. Works great while she is using Outlook.com. She also uses Outlook for ...
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Which precise commands allow me to send a mail locally with Termux

Which precise commands allows me to send a mail locally I would be able to do it with mutt but how do I start a SMTP server?
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Can emails be filtered by GMail (or something else) for an IMAP account into a folder?

I have an IMAP email account that receives daily emails from a cron process on a regular basis. I currently use GMail to read this account from my Android device. Is there a way for the GMail ...
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Email through sms is in separate threads

When I receive an sms from an email address, the name of the thread is something like 0000000000000001. If I respond, the person gets it, but then if the person responds to that, it comes in a new ...
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How to stop “Couldn't sign in” notifications?

I have my Nexus 9 (on 5.x) connected to my iCloud account for email. It works fine, I even get notifications for new email. It can connect to the server just fine. However, I get notifications from ...
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How do I set my texts to vibrate differently from other notifications?

So I switched from iPhone (4s) to Android (Galaxy S5) recently and I love everything except the sound settings. With my iPhone, I could set the phone to vibrate once for emails, twice for texts, and a ...
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Automatically verify signature on all Android Exchange emails

I work in an office where everyone uses a digital signature on their emails. I just bought a new LG G3 with 4.4.2 KitKat and whenever someone sends me an email that is signed, it shows up with a body ...
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Cannot delete hundreds of duplicate contacts

I have a Google account and a MS Exchange account (Outlook). There are multiple instances of hundreds of duplicate contacts for a single name; e.g. John Smith. They are in "not assigned" groups. If i ...
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Samsung stock email application won't show “sent” email on phone (using gmail account)

I use a Samsung Galaxy S III and I use the stock Samsung email application and widget (which also comes stock on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2). I have four gmail accounts linked to my phone and I have ...
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R2Mail2 - GnuPG encrypting email to a different email address than in the public key

I have a friend's public key with the associated email address bla@bla.com. I would like to use the key to send an encrypted email to the email address not@not.com. Is this possible in R2Mail2 for ...
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May 2013 Gmail app update: “Reply as” multiple accounts gone? (Android 4.2.2)

I have two gmail accounts hooked up to my Samsung S4. When I go into the Gmail app and compose an email, I'm given the choice to send as any email address associated with either account. It used to be ...
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How do you disable message preview in the Android 4.0.x stock email app?

How do you disable message preview in the Android 4.0.x stock email app? The only message preview options are "Small", "Medium" and "Large". (Android 4.0.4 on a Droid Bionic.)
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Increase maximum outgoing attachment size

I'm looking for a way to increase the maximum attachment size for outgoing email in the default email app for Exchange / "corporate" email. e.g. I'm on local Wifi and it won't let me send a 9MB video,...
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Email sync problem

My corporate email sync is working to download emails. It’s able to download contacts and events, but not emails. I did the factory settings also, but even it’s not working. Could anybody reply with ...
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How to preview specific folder in email notification?

I have a Note 2 with Android 4.1.1 plus updates. I really like the built-in email client and I use it with my Gmail account as an exchange service. Even push mail works great with it. However, I am ...
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Email accounts suddenly disappear from Samsung stock client

I have a Samsung Galaxy S, rooted with ClockworkMod a good while ago. Since about two months, my imap accounts spontaneously disappear from the Samsung stock email. When launched, the email app asks ...
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Unable to send from outlook email account synced on phone, error - Unable to sign or encrypt message. Certificate not installed

I have my work outlook account synced on my Samsung. For the first month, sending and receiving emails from my phone worked fine. Currently, I am able to receive emails but when I try to send them I ...
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Unable to view emails in folders other than inbox

I am using Hotmail app developed by "Microsoft + Seven" to read emails. I have many folders other than inbox to segregate my emails. There are rules set in web version of Hotmail, that moves the ...
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Pinch-to-zoom in HTML emails

In the standard browser you can zoom in/out (by pinching or with the buttons.) But in the standard Mail app (at least in Android 2.3.7) it does not work when viewing an HTML email message. Is there a ...
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Exchange sync “Incorrect user name or password”

I am trying to connect a Samsung Galaxy S3 to an Exchange 2010 server for a client but it's causing me quite some grief. iPhones are connecting to this Exchange server without issue. I receive the ...
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Unable to update Samsung S3

I am new to this community. I bought a new S3 android phone. Well, I gotta configure couple of my email accounts. 1. personal - gmail, 2. official - exchange mail. When I look for update, it says ...
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Default email app to combined inbox?

Whenever I open the mail app it defaults to the inbox with the most recent received mail. Is there a way to default to the combined inbox?
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Ice Cream Sandwich email app on Droid RAZR won't autofill all contacts

Why won't the Ice Cream Sandwich email app on Droid RAZR autofill all contacts? It works fine with Gmail but only for some contacts in the standard email app.
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Connect Samsung S2 with Microsoft exchange server

I bought Samsung Galaxy S2. I created new e-mail profile with my credentials and successfully connected with Exchange server. I can read my e-mail messages, but when I try to send new e-mail, I get ...
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How to read my email in a threaded view?

I am subscribed to quite a few newslists for which the flat view is subpar in terms of readability and clarity. Hence I am looking for a way to read them in a tree view mode like the desktop ...