Questions tagged [email]

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Why has my Android phone stop updating calendars, mail etc?

As question says above. It used to update every few minutes, but recently I've had to manually refresh each of the applications to get it to run Thank you
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K-9 Email App Not Finding All Folders - Labels/Folders

Quick question, I have a problem in that my K-9 mail application is not finding any of my Google Mail IMAP folders/labels. Now I can send and receive messages without problem, however I'm curious as ...
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How can I set up email (mostly yahoo) so that no matter which device I delete an email on, it will be deleted on the other?

I finally switched to Android from Apple, and I've tried setting the email account as both premium and not, and it either stays independent when deleted (not deleted on the server), or it's just ...
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How can I set up different notification tones for each of my email accounts?

I have a Bionic running Android 2.3.4. I receive mail on a few accounts via the stock Email app and would like a different notification tone for each e-mail account. Can that be done?
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Change combined inbox account colors

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. I have 3 email accounts set up in the email client and I would like to change the colors assigned to each of the accounts. Is it possible? I ...
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How can I get exchange email subfolders on my Samsung Galaxy S3?

Does anyone know how I can access exchange email subfolders on my Samsung Galaxy S3? I have set my Samsung Galaxy S3 up with my corporate exchange 2010 server and it syncs all the inbox emails, ...
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Mark as unread button in email application?

is there a hidden "Mark as read" button I'm not aware of in the email app in Android?
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Corporate Exchange Email Won't Send (stuck in outbox)

I have a corporate sync account set up to sync my work calendar, contacts and email. I had some trouble setting it up, but once I got it set up it worked just fine for a couple of months. Then about a ...
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Why does stock email app only keep 25 latest emails?

Why does the stock Galaxy / Android app only keep the latest 25 emails? Its pretty annoying and lame for me who receive well over 50 emails per day in my work email. That means I cant even see a ...
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ICS: any way to restore the “combined view” email notification I had on Gingerbread?

My Nexus S was OTA-upgraded yesterday to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 from 2.3 (Gingerbread). I use the stock mail app with two email accounts. On Gingerbread, if I got new emails in both accounts, I ...
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Different volume level for new email notification and new SMS notification?

I have lots of emails coming in all day. For this reason, my notification sounds level is low. But I need to be alarmed when I have a new SMS. Currently I don't always notice new SMS messages because ...
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Email app: how can I change the sender address?

I'm using the Android Email app and IMAP/SMTP (not the Gmail app). How can I change the sender ("From") e-mail address? I know how to switch between accounts when sending mail, but I can't find a ...
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Cannot set up a yahoo email account with @yahoo.com.au address (.au not accepted)

The mail app on my Samsung note does not allow me to set up my email account with the full Yahoo address: it does not permit adding the .au at the end of the address. If set up the account like this, ...
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Jelly Bean IMAP, Couldn't open connection to server

Well, finally got my Nexus 7. Set up all the basics and hit a pretty big roadblock, the email account setup for IMAP simply won't work. Just to clarify, I'm absolutely certain all the details I've ...
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How can I set up a new Outlook.com account using a Hotmail account?

How can I setup a new outlook.com account in the Android mail application? Outlook.com only supports Exchange ActiveSync, when I try to automatically create an account in the mail app it uses smtp....
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“share via” doesn't offer me mail as an option in some apps, though it does in others

I want to use the (e)mail rather than the gmail app to share things, but in some apps this is not offered as an option. It is in gallery, but not in business calendar. It is in gtasks, but not in ...
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Changing vibrate length of default email app on galaxy s2

I have connected the mail app from the galaxy s2 to my email (exchange). The notification (which I have set to vibrate) is just a very short vibrate. It seems very likely that I will often miss this ...
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Disable HTML Emails in composer

how do I disable the default sending of emails in html format? I would like to compose emails in the text format but I can't find a way to do that. Ideally, this should be the default behaviour with ...
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Native Exchange Email app does not synchronize folders properly

Recently I created/removed some folders on Outlook desktop app. When I synchronized my corporate account by manually refreshing under the folders screen, it didn't bring the new folders, nor removed ...
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Android ignoring “reply-to” header

When I receive an email on my Samsung S5 and reply to it, the email is going to the sender's email instead of the requested "reply-to" email. I am using the default email app that comes with the ...
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How do I sync all mail folders on my HTC Desire?

The mail application only synchronizes the inbox, both for IMAP and Exchange accounts. I auto-sort my mail into folders at the server and need to see all folders in the phone to not miss any e-mails. ...
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Why isn't gmail listed as a recent app when I long-press the Home button?

This would be helpful at times... I usually just end up pressing home and selecting the gmail widget from there but I've gotten used to long-pressing home to get to recent apps. Could it be due to ...
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After update to Jelly Bean I am asked to select the E-Mail protocol. Which one should I choose?

Has anyone come across with sync-in email accounts using the native app? For example: I known a Bell.net account (Provided by Bell Canada), which uses Hotmail.com server. On Ice Cream Sandwhich I ...
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IMAP email is always delayed

I've got the oddest problem with the built in email client. I've got an account that connects to a POP3 server that works fine. I've got another account that connects to an IMAP server, and the ...
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Changing email smtp settings for existing account

When setting up a new email account it is easy to enter the various smtp settings. But I can't seem to find how to change existing settings on my existing email account. There seems to be no "change"...
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Seeing links in email before you click them

When you receive an email in ICS that has a link in it you can press the link and it will open in your browser. How do I know the URL of the link before I press it. I know on iOS you can do a long ...
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How can I get push notifications for emails in sub-folders?

How can I get push notifications for emails in my inbox's sub-folders? By default it pushes just inbox emails, not the other folders that are in inbox.
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making android provide notification for email with specific header

Currently my gmail in android notify me when there is new mail arrives. I wonder if the notification can limit to the messages with specific words in their title. Thanks
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Email won't stay deleted (IMAP)

Phone: Samsung Galaxy S4 App: default mail app (Android or Samsung, don't know which) Issue: I have an IMAP email account and when I delete an email and then check for new messages later, or at the ...
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Android mail client using Exchange Web Services?

I'm looking for an Android e-mail client that connects to a hosted Exchange 2010 server via Exchange Web Services (EWS). I know there are several mail apps (including the stock mail client) that can ...
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ICS (Android 4.0.3), Samsung Galaxy S2, Exchange Email

My phone just updated to ICS (Android version 4.0.3). Before I was able to ACCESS all sub-folders in my microsoft exchange email account, now I can only see my inbox! How do I fix this? Does anyone ...
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Stock email client doesn't load email + images (screens provided)

I am trying the stock email client and I have used my live email account to check it out. Unfortunately, when I open a message I don't get the full email with the pictures like on the computer. For ...
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Droid X attachment download location

I'm just trying to figure out where in the phone the attachments get saved after you open them? I remember opening a PDF attachment from my email using my Droid X. The email was deleted so I'm trying ...
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Set default mail application on Samsung Continuum?

I recently picked up the Samsung Continuum (love the phone!). The ticker is awesome except that it launches the default mail application when I click the mail icon. I don't mind the mail application ...
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how do I setup notification rules for email in my exchange inbox?

At my company, I get WAY too much email to endure notification on ALL items. But maybe Boss and team emails are worth getting interupted for. (then again maybe not!) I don't see a way to do this yet. ...
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Android email setup of Mail app results in a “Force Close”

On the Motorola Droid I was successfully getting my corporate email for a year with no problems. On 11/09/2010 I started getting a security error when trying to retrieve email in the native Android ...
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Gmail app only partially syncing

I've just bought a Lenovo B phone with Android. I've added my Gmail account and have enabled the Gmail sync in the phone's settings. It has downloaded all my emails, however it won't properly sync ...
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GET_ACCOUNTS Permission, Email Privacy

Any app with the GET_ACCOUNTS permission, may retrieve all registered accounts and email addresses stored in Account Manager. I understand this imposes serious privacy and security issues, as a phone ...
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Is it possible to get notifications for specific email senders? [duplicate]

I just want push notifications when my boss sends me email.
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Stock e-mail client (Nexus 4) not synchronizing to IMAP SSL account since 4.2.2 update

I have my school's e-mail account being checked via IMAP SSL/TLS on port 993. It is an Exchange mailbox but I did not want to to use MAPI and have my device "managed" by the school. Anyhow, this ...
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Android stock mail app does not retrieve IMAP mails

Last week my native Android mail client stopped retrieving mail. It can still send mail. An identically configured K-9 mail app does retrieve email. The server is a dovecot mail server, both ...
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Importing SSL certificate for email

I am having trouble importing an SSL CA certificate to authenticate my mail server. My mail server is run by Dreamhost, which offers TLS on their IMAP/SMTP servers, but with a certificate signed only ...
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Incorrect Read Receipt generated by default mail app on Android 4

The default mail app on Android 4 seems to generate incorrect Read Receipts. Here is the case: User ORIGINATOR sends email (using any mail client software), with request for Read Receipt (SMTP ...
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HTC One X IMAP marking emails as read

I've synced my yahoo account to my HTX one X's mail client using IMAP which syncs regularly every 15 minutes, however if i've not looked at the phone for a while the email will mark itself as read and ...
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Issue syncing Exchange 2003 account email after ICS update

After upgrading to ICS on my Samsung Galaxy S2, I no longed receive e-mail from one of the Exchange accounts configured in the stock e-mail app. The Exchange 2010 account works fine. The Gmail ...
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Cannot connect to mail server that requires no authentication: “invalid username / password”

I just picked up an Android tablet running 3.1 and am having a nightmare of a time configuring the email settings properly. It's quite embarrassing, really. This is my issue: I have several POP3 ...
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Swype delete key problem

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with the latest firmware an a preinstalled Swype on it. The problem I have, is in the standard email application when using swype keyboard and trying to delete a character, ...
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Email app displays messages in “Sent” by “From:” instead of “To:” [closed]

I configured my Email app to point to an existing Yahoo Mail account. When I go into the Sent folder, I see that the Android-composed messages display the recipient (To:), but the older messages ...
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Quickly send an email

I'm looking for a way to send an email to myself as quickly as possible. I am using my inbox as TODO list, and sometimes even send emails to myself to add new items… The optimal solution would be one ...
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Multiple gmails in Android phone?

Is it possible have many gmail -accounts in Android phone? I want to have 2nd verification gmail and some non-2nd-verification gmails in the same phone with different security settings -- like "onion-...

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