Questions tagged [email]

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How to remove saved email addresses from dropdown To: menu?

Native Android mail app using Exchange. Some email addresses are incomplete or incorrect in the dropdown list when adding recipients. I want to delete these. Anyone know how?
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Save accepted untrusted certificates on email app (HTC Sensation)

I have a problem with the mail (not gmail) app on my HTC Sensation, that I'm guessing is part of HTC Sense 3. I'm using a server that has an untrusted certificate, and every time I try to refresh my ...
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my mail won't show after upgrading to 4.0.4

After upgrading my Samsung galaxy s2 to android version 4.0.4 my mail won't show in the default mail app (cant find out the name!). I only get a dropdown bar -- but when I clicked it, the arrow points ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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Script to disable email signatures in default Android email app

We use Airwatch to manage our company phones, and the task was handed to me to make sure the "Sent from..." default was disabled. Is it possible to create a script that could be pushed out to turn ...
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Outlook accounts not showing in the Accounts setting page

A user came to me with an intermittent issue with his old handset. I replaced the handset but when it came to set up his outlook account the app wouldn't sync contacts as the option to sync contacts ...
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Text expansion when writing email (Gmail, etc.)

On desktop PC, there are great apps / Chrome addons such as Gorgias that allows to write abc <TAB> and this will be automatically expanded into a long text, thus saving many keypresses. On ...
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I recently found that my inbox emails are not showing up on my Android

I tried adjusting settings to select inbox default but it's not working. I can ready messages on my laptop, but they simply are not showing up on my smart device. I get a message saying "You're all ...
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Change existing email account server

I am running Galaxy J5 with Android 6 and I need to change server settings for existing email account. Way used before From the Email app, press the menu key, then choose Settings. Pick Account ...
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App2sd compatible email app

I have a Casio G'zOne Commando C771 phone. It only has 400 MB of internal storage (!!!). I want to connect to my email, but if I use the built in email app, it will very quickly fill up what little ...
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How can I find my Samsung Galaxy S5 without internet, or access to Android Device Manager?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 that just recently went missing. However, I do not know what email address I made for the Google Account on my phone. I was told I could use Android Device Manager if my ...
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Can't email chats on whatapp

So I have a nexus 6P and so does my husband. His email feature for emailing WhatsApp messages works fine but mine does not. Every time I try to send my chat through email on my phone it does not ...
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How to export emails from android stock email?

I need to get around 7000 emails off an Sony Xperia with Lollipop (5.1.1) that which has stock android email 8.0. Not worried about the format, just need to import them to a desktop client such as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Android 5.0 not downloading IMAP emails

my nexus 4 cell phone upgraded to android 5.0 lollipop, and now it doesn't want to download my POP3 or IMAP emails (used to work fine in Android 4.4) It just gets stuck in "getting your messages" - ...
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How to see Appointment Info in E-Mail Calendar App

I have a Motorola Android Phone with KitKat (however I think this issue applies to Android in general). When I receive some appointment on my Exchange Account, it appears on the inbox, however the ...
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Revert to stock Android email app?

I've long used the stock Android email app to remotely access my work Exchange email account. With the latest update of the Gmail app, the Gmail app has taken over this email account, and launching ...
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How to view email in “Combined View” in 5.0 Lollipop

After updating my Nexus 5 to Lollipop, the Email app tells me that the Gmail app will now handle all emails. However, I'm having trouble being able to view all email accounts at once in the gmail app....
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Sync read mails in systray & pulldown menu

On a normal day, my phone is laying next to my laptop. Both are syncing emails and most of the time I read my emails on my laptop. The connection protocol is set to imap on both devices so when I open ...
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Mail app and exchange server

I am using Moto G and accessing my office mail on native Mail app synced with MS Exchange Server. Whenever I am forwarding a mail, the app downloads the entire attachments and the mail is only sent ...
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Galaxy Note 4 KitKat 4.4.4 - want to perm sort mail so that unread is on top

I just got this phone and love it. But I'd like the default mail client to allow "UNREAD" on top and then the read ones below. I have to constantly change that each time I check mail. My previous ...
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Trying to search email on exchange server with android phone

I have setup a corporate email account on my android phone and it syncs like it should 1 month's worth of email. When I search for email, it only returns results for the email that is synced on the ...
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Samsung S5 emails not loading

Up until about a week ago my emails were loading fine. Now it seems like they stopped and only load a few at a time. Supposed to refresh every 15 minutes but sometimes goes all day before any come ...
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how to check DKIM signatures in emails

I'm looking for a gmail-compatible app that can check DKIM signatures on incoming emails. Also, i'd like my outgoing emails to be signed correctly, so they are less likely to be filtered as spam... ...
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Exchange email syncs even if I disable it (only want to sync calendar)

I only want to sync Exchange calendar, not email. In the Exchange Account's options, I never checked "sync email", and it still synced after a few hours. I retried from scratch, and same thing ...
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Gmail - how to get all my email address from mailbox into contacts?

In my Gmail i have total 3000 Emails (inbox, sent item, important etc). But all 3000 Email address is not in my Google Contact list. how can i export email address from the Gmail inbox/sent item/...
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How configure stock mail with MobileIron?

MobileIron app doesn't show my samsung galaxy nexus stock mail app. But it does shows TouchDown for Smartphones . TouchDown experience is not up to the level of the stock app. How can i configure ...
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Can I update a file via email

I'm looking for a way to update a file (override it if need be) on the SD Card from an email attachment with one click, sort of like a Batch file in windows. We have 50 tablets at work and every now ...
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Lockscreen widget default to expanded on Android 4.3 or upcoming 4.4

Does anyone know if there is a configuration to allow the lockscreen widget to default to expanded view on Android 4.3 or higher? I have a Note 3 and have not yet received the 4.4 update. I prefer ...
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Is there any Android email client that fully supports offline reading?

I'm using K-9 mail on my Nexus 10 tablet. It is a good client, but it does not fetch images in HTML messages for offline reading. It has a setting for fetch images, which I have set, but I'm not ...
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how do I get my exchange email to notifiy me when my phone is in my holder? HTC DNA

I only get notification when I have my phone in opened (in my hand unlocked) from my Exchange (work). I need to get the phone to alert me when it is just setting there. Right now I have to open the ...
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Android E-Mail App: How to limit contacts for new email to contacts of specific account?

I am using the native E-Mail App on an Samsung Galaxy 4 Mini with Android 4.2.2. I use the app to read and send business email with my outlook exchange account. For other emails I use gmail app. When ...
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Is there a way to have Gmail autocomplete “To” only with Gmail contacts (and the same for Email and Exchange contacts)?

I am never going to email work folks via gmail, nor friends and family through my work email, and I'd hate for that to happen accidentally.
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How to get mail sitting in Outbox to be sent out?

I am using a Sony XPeria tablet with Android 4.1.2. I am using an ereader which can send email from within the app. If the tablet is not in Airplane mode, the emails go out fine. If the tablet is in ...
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Why does Exchange ActiveSync not keep more than 'x' days of mail?

I have a HTC Desire X. I have set Exchange ActiveSync to download past 3 days. However, why does it not keep older mails which are already downloaded? i.e. on Friday, I can see mails from Tuesday on. ...