Questions tagged [email]

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How can I create a Google account without it being saved to my device?

I want to create a Google account on my computer, but I don't want it saved to my device. For example, when I come on the place to log into my Google account, I don't want it to have my email address ...
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Sending email fails on one account

In the Gmail app I have several mail accounts. Today this problem started to occur (it worked fine for months before). In one mail account the sent messages got stuck. They are in the Outbox folder ...
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Verizon Email Sign-In Failed

This is Error message is for a Verizon email account on a Samsung S5 phone. This afternoon it started saying the password changed and wants me to put the new password in, but I did NOT change my ...
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How to disable alerts for email in subfolders?

The base Android email app on my honor 7 displays alerts for all mail regardless of folder. I don't want to see any of the high volume subfolders i have, just stuff sent straight to my top level inbox ...
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Disable email syncing on public wifi

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. I have enabled active email syncing every 15 mintues cause it's obviously useful. However, I would like my password to remain safe when logged in to a public wifi that ...
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E-Mails not marking as read

I use my phone to just check my emails to stay up to date, without taking any actions (e.g. replying). When I'm back in the office where I can use a "real" computer, I often forget or overlook the ...
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Can not change outgoing email server

I recently upgraded to android 6 on my Galaxy S6, now I noticed that I cannot send emails from one of my email accounts. It's an imap server, and I need to use another subdomain than the incoming uses ...
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cant get my emails over a month old even though i didnt erase them

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A Model SM-T550 and I'm unable to see any emails older than about two months, but I did not delete the emails. How can I view my older emails?
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Galaxy S4 - Cannot turn email notifications OFF

Probably after a software upgrade, my phone now vibrates and makes a sound whenever an email comes in. This is annoying and keeps me up at night! I have unchecked email notifications but it hasn't ...
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sent emails getting cut off

every so often i send an email to someone from my androids email app and the message gets cut off somewhere in the middle example: hi buddy it was great talking to you yesterday, would you ...
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Markdown and email

Do you know of a way to add hyperlinks, use italics or bold faces, add mathematical formulæ and do all this kind of fancy stuff to write an email on an Android phone? I know there are apps such as ...
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How do I reduce the amount of storage my Email application data is taking up?

I’m using an LG Tribute phone (Virgin Mobile service). The default email app installed is synced with my Microsoft Outlook account. I only use this account for ticket confirmations, boarding passes ...
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Email app syncing two years old messages

OK, I have maybe quite a silly quiestion, but could you recommend email app that does this: Show emails from the latest month/week, then delete them from phone memory (unless I want to sync them ...
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Where is my Outlook attachment downloaded?

I use the Outlook app on my Android phone and I received an attachment in one of my emails. I downloaded it and it automatically opened with another app so I can read it. Now I want to retrieve it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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email adress on facebook app

How do I make the facebook app "forget" my e-mail address? It's driving me insane... Since I'm a little paranoid, it seems that if I lose my phone, all anyone has to do is to enter my password into my ...
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Configuring GMail to use system email accounts

Version 5 of GMail just arrived on my phone, and I was excited that now I'm able to use all my email addresses with it. But it seems like I have to add them all manually, although they are shown under ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 default email attachment location

How can I change the default location on my Samsung Galaxy tab 4 for email attachments? When I download, say, a picture attachment it automatically sends it to internal device storage. I want to send ...
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Can one add email contacts to the Kitkat Email app? (as in iOS7)

As a newbie to Android with a shiny new phone (Prestigio 5508 Duo) I have begun setting it up ready for use. I have added my BT Mail account details and the system hooked up and displayed mails ...
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How to sync my iCloud email acct using the stock email app?

I am using cyanogenmod11 on both my phone and tablet which comes with AOSP email app. I've also tried the latest stock email app that Google released recently on the playstore. No matter what I do, I ...
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“Unfortunately, Email has stopped” on Samsung phone when adding SPAM to filter

I have been tracking this issue for a while and noone seems to have a good solution. examples: http://forums.androidcentral.com/ask-question/409389-unfortunately-email-has-stopped.html http://forums....
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Samsung Galaxy Exhibit - Email Photo Problem

I have a Samsung Galaxy Exhibit. When my husband sends me photos in email I can see the small preview picture but when I click on it it reverts to an older picture that he sent me. I think I ...
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Problems with syncing emails on Galaxy SIII

I recently did a software update to 4.3 and now my email account loads emails in as unread and I go in to mark them as read but within 5 minutes they change to unread and I get new noticiations. Can ...
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Storage space is getting low - service has been disabled

I'm running Android 4.1.2 on a Droid Razr maxx HD. I have the default email linked to my GoDaddy email and I can receive email fine. I used to be able to send email, but now I get this message when I ...
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How can I sort my non-gmail emails?

I would like to sort my non-gmail emails in a different order (e.g. from oldest to newest, to read the emails in chronological order). How can I do it in KitKat? I was really easy on my old HTC Desire ...
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Exchange and Coperate Account in android

What does Exchange and co-operate account means. I have being seeing it in my setings and do not really know how to use it. Also, how do set up a working email like the microsoft outlook account in ...
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A traditional email client on a mobile platform?

I am looking for an e-mail client for my Android. The problem is -- the only email clients I can find are designed with the "syncing" mentality that is all the rage on mobile platforms. I would like ...
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Email Failed To Sync

I am using a Nexus 5, running 4.4.2 - not rooted. Sync'ing stopped working for my email. Below is what my log shows (I removed my email address). I use POP and Exchange and both are no longer working. ...
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Unable to set up Exchange email

I own a Nexus 4 and have been trying to setup Exchange email but every time I punch in the credentials, it pops up an error that "Username or password incorrect". I tried it with several other ...
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recieving a 'Server password changed, please enternew password repeated request' on Samsung Galaxys S3 Mini

My Samsung S3 Mini keeps emailing me to say my Server Password has been changed, please enter new password. I havent changed the password. My emails are from my Sky email account and have had no ...
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Samsung S4 not sending emails when they have an attachment

I am using the std email app on the Samsung S4. I cannot send emails when they have an attachment. The email just sits in the outbox. When I send the same email without an attachment is gets sent. I ...
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Disable notification sounds for email

Is it possible to disable the notification sound for emails while still keeping the notification light and status bar notification? I'm interested in this setting for a Motorola Photon (Gingerbread).
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Are images in HTML emails blocked by default on Samsung S3?

I have a client complaining that images in his email signature are not showing on his Samsung S3. So I wanted to know if they are either blocked by default or the email client is set to display ...
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desktop shortcut that takes a photo and emails it to a fixed address

I am registered with a website that can archive scans of receipts. One way to upload the receipt image is to email it to an email address that's tied to my account. To expedite the process, I want a ...
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outlook email on phone gets stuck in outbox and never sends

I have a user that their phone outlook email gets stuck in outbox and never sends. Not all the time, but once it gets stuck in will not send out. Any Ideas on what might be causing this to happen to ...
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IMAP Email Sending Failure

In Email, I have 3 accounts, 2 x hotmail and 1 x IMAP. Since the last update (4.1.83.3) where it demanded I give Email access to the Phone, I have not been able to send any emails from the IMAP ...