Questions tagged [email]

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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. ...
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How can I view email in conversations view?

I am looking for a way to view my emails on Android in conversation style view, just like Gmail does. I've tried Aqua Mail, MailDroid, K-9 Mail and Kaiten Mail, but none seems to have a conversation ...
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Email doesn't sync anymore with Hotmail after the JellyBean update

My email app used to sync with Hotmail. After the Jellybean update it stopped syncing. I checked the settings: The peak and off-peak schedule are set to 'Push'. I also tested it with 15 minute pull. I ...
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Why does my Droid RAZR play the new email notification when I visit my inbox on my PC?

This is truly a mystery to me. When I get new email, it's normal for me to receive an audio notification on my Droid RAZR. However, when I visit my Gmail Inbox via my browser on my PC, my Droid RAZR ...
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How to edit doc from mail attachment in drive?

I have an email with a .doc or .xls attachment and I wanted to copy some text from it. JB 4.2 opens it by default with the "document viewer app", which doesn't allow copy/paste. I tried downloading ...
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HTC One and Sendgrid SMTP outgoing mail server not working

I am using Sendgrid SMTP server for my emails on the default Mail cleint and I've set up the account on my HTC One android phone. The problem is it doesn't send emails, it keeps saying authentication ...
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Setting up an IMAP e-mail, need help

I am trying to link my college e-mail to my android phone. I have all the info for the IMAP server and Port but when it says "Checking incoming server setting" it comes back with a box that says "...
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ActiveSync/Exchange security policy

On my HTC DNA I recently changed from the integrated ActiveSync client to Touchdown. My corporate IT policy required a PIN to access the device when using the Android client. Now that I switched to ...
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Unknown email address showing in a contact card

I have a contacts issue. My wife, lets call her Jane Doe for example, is showing an unknown email address in her contact card on my Android phone. It shows her actual address then a second bogus one. ...
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Hotmail option “Display as HTML” no longer works on my Galaxy SIII. Error message: “Connection failed”

Recently, emails arriving via my Hotmail account have ceased to open when using the "Display as HTML" button option provided at the top right of the message. I just get an error message saying "...
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How do I set the email client so that it shows both e-mail accounts, sorted by read-unread?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, running Android 4.04. With the default e-mail client, how do I set it so that it always shows both e-mail accounts, sorted by read-unread?
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Why does text duplicate itself in Android Jelly Bean Mail?

OK, I have a new Samsung Galaxy S III, updated to Jelly Bean 4.1.1. While Gmail works fine, when I send messages using one of my Web server's accounts, the message text duplicates itself in the body ...
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Email application not displaying message bodies

Below is a picture of the problem one of my users is having on their VZW Motorola Droid RAZR running ICS. The picture (click to enlarge) is a screenshot of the default email application configured to ...
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Server Password changed for email on s3, unable to sign in, connection error

My email worked fine on Galaxy S 3 for 3 weeks, but all of a sudden I receive a message saying "Server Password changed, sign in failed connection error". I have changed nothing and was still ...
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Mail app keeps freezing (Jelly Bean 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy S3)

Mail app keeps freezing (Jelly Bean 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy S3). Really annoying since I use it for work mail.
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How can I set up additional email folders on my Galaxy S3?

On my Samsung Galaxy S3 I can see the standard folders: inbox, drafts, outbox, sent, recycle. How do I set up additional folders?
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Email widget: How to show inbox instead of subfolder?

I have a question regarding email on my Nexus 7 3G: When I try to add an email widget on my home screen I'm asked to choose a folder, but I only have the option to select a sub folder in my inbox, ...
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POP3 email accounts disappear

I have several POP3 e-mail accounts that periodically just "disappear" from my Samsung Galaxy S3. My enterprise accounts never disappears. I add the POP3 back and they are they for a while, then when ...
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Problems connecting to IMAP email account on 3G/4G

Ever since I got the JRO03O OTA from Verizon on my Galaxy Nexus, I've been having problems retrieving email over a 3G/4G connection. After the sync times out (I assume it times out, because it takes ...
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Inbox messages auto remove once read Samsung s3

Have tried droid mail, k9 mail, as well as the local email app. My outlook is set to leave a copy of message on server. Emails that have been read, disappear when updating or polling for new messages. ...
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Mails not marked as read when IMAP Seen flag is set

I have set up the default HTC email app to use IMAP. If i read a new mail on the phone, the read state is updated on my computer (thunderbird). Also, if I mark it as unread on the phone, then it ...
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Does the ICS Email app allow you to get notifications on folders other than inbox?

I have set on a IMAP account on my ICS android. I have some of the mails filtered to go to different folders. Is it possible to receive notifications the other folders? It is annoying, when I read ...
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SGS2 2.3.3 active sync email stopped syncing mails

I have been using MS exchange Active Sync to sync my office email. For 15 days it seemed to work fine but now it has stopped syncing my messages completely. All other mail accounts like Gmail and ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE - OWA/ActiveSync

Configured native Samsung email and Touchdown for Exchange on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE from Verizon successfully to our corporate OWA server. After 12 to 24 hours these two applications can no ...
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native email client on galaxy S2 does not attach original message when I reply back to the sender?

When i reply back to the sender or people in CC, The email client shows me the original message while i'm typing my reply but somehow it gets removed/deleted when i send the email and it appears to ...
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Can I set the labels in Inbox to show the number of unread messages?

I use many labels with GMail, and I filter messages so they appear unread under the labels but skip my inbox. In the GMail navigation drawer (the left menu), each label shows the number of unread ...
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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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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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Why Samsung Email deleting line endings?

I have two Samsung Android devices, both running Oreo. On both devices I observe that when I send an e-mail with the Samsung Email app ("Email") it sends the text out in two MIME-parts, both UUENCODEd:...
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How to remove or deactivate BlueMail ActiveSync?

I posted this first on SuperUser, but a nice person said I should post here instead. I am having some issues using BlueMil on my Android phone. Sorry if this is the wrong area for this, there are so ...
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Blackberry Hub+ Inbox exchange subfolder notification

I have a problem with a new blackberry key2 and app blackberry hub+ inbox. If I receive a new email which will be moved to a subfolder via MS exchange rule I only got a vibration and no sound ...
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How do I subscribe to custom folders from my Horde webmail in Android Mail?

I have a Horde webmail (non-Google, non-Yahoo) account with custom folders. I cannot see them on my Android Mail account. How do I find and subscribe to them? Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F) ...
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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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Email attachment is not showing on Lenovo K5 plus

I have configured my official IMAP email on my mobile using default 'Email' app. Send/receive are perfectly working fine as expected but facing with attachment email. I am seeing an email as normal ...
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Android issue with IMAP Drafts folder

I recently got an Android phone (Oreo) and configured my professional IMAP account in it, the issue I'm having is that it can sync every folder except the Drafts folder. It is very weird because I ...
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Email attachments missing/corrupted

When sending emails with attachment from my android phone, some attachments are not sent or become corrupted when sent. This happens in an unpredictable way when sending emails from my gmail or my gmx ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...