Questions tagged [email]

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Mail app bug - resents non existing failed emails

My friend has a weird bug on Samsung Note, when he turns on the phone, in his mail app he has 4 messages that marked as failed and it keeps trying to resend them. When I am trying to navigate to the ...
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Gmail POP emails disappear after a while

After a period of a few days, I've noticed that Gmail seems to just get rid of emails previously in my POP account inbox. They aren't in the trash, and I never deleted them or removed them in any way. ...
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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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multiple android devices using same email address question/

I work for a company which uses many android devices (tablets). Same level of users share same email address. When an email is sent to a group,they all get the emails but only one of them is receiving ...
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Check Email on Time / Turn on Wi-Fi on time

I really need this piece of advice, I've been tortured for months now and don't really know how to solve this. The problem is I can receive working emails at night. But I don't want to be waked up ...
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Where does Android store offline contacts and email account details?

Basically, I want to set up a home-rolled sync for these, but I have no idea where they live by default on a CyanogenMod without GApps. Could someone please help me out?
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How do I disable Gmail app when consolidating into 3rd part Email client?

I decided to go with Blue Mail (Type) as my Android Email client. My question is how do I (or maybe should I) disable the Gmail application when I am using a consolidated Email client? If Blue Mail is ...
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Canceling the sending of a queued email in Gmail for Android

How do I cancel the sending of a queued email in Gmail (Android)? The conversation is in the outbox and I don't see an option for deleting the message alone. I'd like not to have to delete the whole ...
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Multiple Gmail Accounts

Am I able to add a second email address to my phone. On the iPad I know you can have an inbox for multiple email addresses. Can I do this so I have my personal emails and a secondary one in the gmail ...
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Email has stopped message once per day on Android Lollipop version 5

I have an issue on Samsung Galaxy S5 where I get a Email has stopped message at least once per day. I have updated to the latest OS - I'm on Android Lollipop version 5 and I have tried deleting the ...
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Prevent double notifications for an email

My Email app seems to notify me about new email from Gmail. However, I use Gmail app with my Gmail account too. In the end, I always got 2 notifications for 1 email. How can I make the Email app to ...
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What does “encrypt all outgoing email” really mean?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Stardust with Android 4.3. In the email app, under security options, there is an option that says "encrypt all outgoing email". But my understanding of S/MIME is that in ...
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Can I set up Lync account on built-in mail client?

Is it possible to setup Lync into built-in mail client application? How?
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How to cancel email account setup without accepting server specified security policies?

This is a similar question to How do I avoid the server-specified security policies for my work e-mail? but whereas they are trying to use an Exchange email account without accepting the server's ...
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Trash Folder is Empty but shows Emails

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 running the Lollipop OS. My ISP is Verizon and my email is run on MS Outlook. Since the Lollipop upgrade, the Trash Folder indicates that I have (for example) 35 emails, ...
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Notifications appearing even if they have been viewed

I just switched to my first Android phone (been an iPhone user until now), running Lollipop 5.0 on a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and I am having a strange issue. If I receive messages on Facebook ...
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How can I change the default due date for emails I flag for follow-up?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Lollipop. In the stock "Email" app, I have the ability to flag messages for follow-up but for some reason when I press the flag icon, it sets the due date for the ...
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Stop emails from auto deleting

I have a Samsung note 4. I have an exchange email set up. For some reason they auto delete on my phone. How do I get them to stop auto deleting? If I log in on the computer they are still there.
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Setting up Email Notifications based on time & location

I'd ideally like to only receive notifications from an email app (can be the outlook app or the generic android mail app - not gmail or inbox) at certain times of the day or when I'm not connected to ...
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How to sync gmail sent only by specific contacts?

I used to be an email-on-the-phone junkie. Then, I read 4 Hour Work Week, which convinced me to un-sync my email (gmail) from my phone (Samsung S3). I started checking my email once per day on my ...
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Add work email address to Gmail on an Android device

I want to install my work email address on gmail on an Android device. The device is a Samsung 10" with Lollipop 5.1.1. Gmail version is 5.3.9xxxxxx. Following this: Gmail 5.0 With Exchange Support ...
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Having a different icon for a specific email in my Gmail App on Android

I have 3 different email accounts under the GMAIL APP on Android. How could I have a different notification icon for one of the accounts so I know right away if I have email in that account?
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Disabling email notifications from Android Hangouts app.

I have Hangouts on my Android Phone (S3) and I get emails of my incoming messages in my corresponding email associated with the same account as my Hangouts. It seems unnecessary and hard to turn off. ...
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How can I get the raw text of an email with Samsung's Mail client for Lollipop?

Does Android Mail support the ability to get the raw as-sent text of an email? Alternatively, is there a way to forward an email as an attachment? I'd like to be able to report spam email to Spamcop....
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Is there any quick way to delete the standard emails trash files.

I have had a Galaxy S3 for some 3 years and I have recently noticed that I have in excess of 45,000 emails in the standard email's trash folder. I have tried selecting the trash folder and then using ...
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Disable Gmail app swipe to delete for IMAP account

The Gmail default action swipe to archive make sense for Google accounts. Now, when I added a normal IMAP account, the swipe action is defaulted to delete, which is dangerous. Are there any way to ...
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How to open winmail.dat file email attachment?

My boss can't open attachments in his Lenovo K3 NOTE and all he got was a winmail.dat file. What settings should I use to get rid of winmail.dat file and open the attachments?
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Privacy/Security concers for setting up business email using Gmail app on Nexus devices

I need to set up my business email*(non gmail email)* on the mobile devices (Nexus 5 and Nexus7). The business has its own private mail server. The way I can do it is by using Gmail app on these ...
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Granting device admin previlage to email account

I am connecting my gmail app(or any e mail application) to my office e mail using exchange. It asks me to add the mail app as a Device administrator for my phone. So that it can Erase all data,Set ...
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After updating to 5.0, default E-Mail drains battery

Recently I've updated my Sony Z1 Compact to Lollipop and noticed that battery is drained much faster than it was in KitKat. ~50% of battery usage is by builtin E-Mail app, here are the stats: I have ...
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Forwarded emails with attachments showing as MIME gibberish

Sometimes, when forwarding emails that have attachments, the recipient receives the email as plain-text base64 MIME. For example, the email is received as: > MIME-Version: 1.0 > Content-Type: ...
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How do you force the default mail app to resync it's folder list with exchange?

I've got a Kyocera Duraforce that appears to have it's folder list out of sync with our exchange server. A large number of folders were created and shortly afterwards deleted and the deleted folders ...
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After Lollipop - when I add account there isn't an option to sync contacts/calenders - only email

Just installed Lollipop on my Xperia Z3, now when I add an email account there is no option to sync contacts, calenders or tasks - only email. I used to be able to see my work calender (Outlook active ...
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Galaxy S5 - Exchange email - How to sort by sender or by date ascending?

Galaxy S5 - Exchange email - How to sort by sender or by date ascending? The sort option is removed. The filter option does not allow options for sender. I want email oldest on top, newest on bottom ...
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No notification of new email received on SGN4 lock screen

Can anyone please advise on how to activate a function that will allow me to view lock screen notifications when an email is received just as I can with missed calls and sms messages etc. The only way ...
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Whatsapp chat conversation email [closed]

I tried exporting my whatsapp conversation via email. This conversation is received to mail box in .txt file attachment. Once the file is downloaded to pc and opend with notepad as usual, the chat ...
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How to add S/MIME certificate to samsungs native email app on galaxy s3

In my Android 4.3 Samsung Galaxy S3 there is a builtin Email App. If i open the account configuration there is an option to sign outgoing emails. Configure Email Account > Security Options > Sign ...
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Line spacing issue when writing an e-mail draft in the Gmail app

When writing an e-mail draft in the Gmail app, 2 line breaks (e.g. between two paragraphs) get transform into 1 line break with large line spacing when I edit the draft using Gmail web interface on my ...
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Accidentally i have uninstalled my home launcher

there is no launcher in my phone.i also switched off and switched on . it showed only samsung nothing else.My device was already rooted and i thought by factory data reset it would work but now i can'...
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Sending text messages to e-mail addresses on Samsung S4

I would like to send a text message to an e-mail address using Messaging on Samsung S4. I have already done it before as a test, but I cannot get it to do it any longer. How to enable this feature ...
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Can't see email older than 30 days [closed]

I have a Galaxy S4 Active and I cant find emails that are older than 30 days. How do i get them back? I didn't delete them.
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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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Does push mail service utilise constant internet connection? [closed]

I searched Google for this but only found that push mail requires constant internet connection. I want to know whether Push mail really USES constant internet connection? If so then what is the ...
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On my Samsung S5 how do i get my emails to stay in my in box until i delete them

i set up my email on my samsung s5 and i get emails but they disappear after about 15 minutes and there not in my in box, junk, or trash bins. In my settings i have delete emails from server set at ...
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Send an email setup as a file

Is it possible to send a file that would contain settings for a phone to set up an email account such as set up a POP3 account on a phone. So I could send it to a user on the network and then they ...
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Add an email address as a shortcut in Android phone

I am using an LG G2 phone with the standard keyboard. I wanted to add a shortcut or entry to the personal dictionary so that I wouldn't have to type out my email address all the time. However it is ...
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delete all email from Samsung galaxy s3 at one time?

How can I delete all my emails without doing it checkbox by check box? I can't do it from my computer at this time all I have available is my phone. And I don't know how to delete all email at once. ...
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SNS has gone can't be re enabled again

Following this thread http://forums.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s4/296366-facebook-log-sync-applications.html I have disabled the SNS service now Yahoo mail app does not notify for Facebook ...
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How to forward emails in MailWise

I use MailWise to check my Exchange emails. Now I need to forward an email, but I can't find the function for it. Can you tell me where it is?
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Create whatsapp database from emailed conversation?

I recently switched phones and lost most of my whatsapp conversations. However, some of them I emailed to myself previously. Is there anyway to turn the text file sent by email into a database so I ...

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