Questions tagged [email]

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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 do I Restore Android Email Settings on Galaxy S4 from TWRP backup?

Phone completely crashed due to corrupted drive but managed to install TWRP to do a backup Unfortunately cannot restore full twrp due to corrupted bit so did a reset Just want to restore my email ...
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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 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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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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Do android developers get my email address or other info?

If an app only as permissions in the OTHER category can they get access to my email address/name? When you install an app from google play what information does google provide to the developer? Does ...
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How to edit shortcuts on top of share page

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e with current updates. From the samsung browser I want to share a webpage using the three lines menu at the top right and click "share". On the share page there are ...
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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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Find logs or debug info around mail issues with GMail app

I use the GMail application and have configured it to use my own e-mail servers, hosted by another party. Things used to work smoothly, but right now I have an e-mail that remains in my Outbox at the "...
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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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How can my email accounts connect only on my home WiFi?

My retired grandma turned off and doesn't pay for wireless data, as she doesn't need it. She can adjourn checking her email until she gets home. But for security, she doesn't want her Gmail and ...
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Can locally downloaded emails be recovered from Gmail app? Specifically, can this be done while offline or after a Gmail account is deleted?

I read Can downloaded Android emails be backed up? and that seems to be the closest thing I can find to what I'm looking for, but it's an older post. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with Android 8.1....
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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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Setting different email address on LG G3

I am not computer savvy, I don't want you all to laugh at me. When I set up my cell phone I used the same email address that I use on my home computer. Needless to say, I get all my emails on my cell ...
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Using a link with a browser

I have a simple link from an email which I click. I get the following error message: "to view this content, install and set up a web browsing app." I already set the default browser to once chrome ...
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How do I send an SMS to a contact that only has an e-mail address?

I can start a conversation in Google Messages to an e-mail address. When I send the message, it appears to go through an SMS to e-mail gateway, and I (or whoever owns that e-mail address) can in fact ...
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Accept calendar invite appears tentative

I'm using BlueMail to manage emails on my phone. Lately, whenever I accept a meeting request for work, my reply to event organizers shows up as tentative. I'm using Samsung calendar. Any ideas?
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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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How can I write e-mails in colored (and any size) letters with mail.ru app for Android?

How can I write e-mails in colored (and any size) letters with mail.ru app for Android? I tried: I downloaded Microsoft Word app. And I wrote text there with colored letters.Then I copied it.When I ...
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Mail app never syncs automatically

Despite setting a sync schedule for my my account in the mail app, it has never performed a sync automatically. New mail is only ever fetched when I open the app, and pull down to refresh. When I ...
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How can I access iCloud.com from an android device when I don't have access to any Apple device?

I need to access iCloud mail from my Android phone. Many apps are around for this, but they all require some app specific password generated by Apple. To generate such passwords, two factor ...
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How to search stably contents/titles in old messages in any Android email client?

I have a test message 15th October, but my Android email clients (Gmail, Outlook) cannot find those messages. It really causes problems. I waited a few minutes for the results, so the computer power ...
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How to send Calendar invite links in email(Gmail)?

I would like to send Calendar events through mails to a group of people. I can currently share links from my Calendar but that just opens up a browser windows saying 'Untitled Event'. For example, ...

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