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How do I avoid the server-specified security policies for my work e-mail?

When I signed into my e-mail for work (we're on Microsoft Exchange) there were a number of server-specified security policies (See below) How do I avoid these?: I just received a Nexus 7 and signed ...
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No exchange option in gmail "add account" drop down

I cannot see exchange account option on gmail add account. Gmail version 5.0.1. How to rectify this?
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How to remove corporate settings?

My DroidX just got upgraded to 2.3.15 (android version shows 2.2) over the air. After the upgrade the phone forced me to set a pin number. The phone is not currently connected to an Exchange server, ...
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Android voice search doesn't recognize Exchange contacts

So I'm sure this is primarily because the contacts aren't listed in one of the linked gmail accounts. It's killing me because my dad can't use voice commands to call his contacts like he did on his ...
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How can I override the Device Administrator security policy so that I can disable the lock screen?

On Android 2.2 Froyo, I added my Corporate Exchange Email account to the phone, however, the security policy set by the "Device Administrator" requires that I enter a 4-digit PIN at the lock screen ...
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Disable ActiveSync Remote Wipe in Froyo

In short: Is there a way to disable remote wipe for Android Phones (specifically in Froyo)? Background: I recently upgraded my G1 to a G2, and was about to set up my company e-mail account. But the ...
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How can I sync all folders from an Exchange server (not just the Inbox)?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android 2.3.4) and have set up the native email app to synchronize with an MS Exchange 2007 server. The problem I am noticing is that I'm only notified for a new email ...
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How can I change password for my Exchange settings

Due to corporate policy, I was forced to change my domain password, which impacts also the access to Exchange server. Now I need to update that password also in my Android phone (Galaxy S, Android 2.1....
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Can Microsoft Exchange Activesync in Knox container still wipe my device

I set up my work email account (which uses Microsoft Exchange Activesync) on my personal galaxy s4 (gt-I9505 running 4.4.2) under the Knox container (version 2.0). If the Admin tries to remote ...
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Are Exchange server policies permanent?

My company support Android on their Exchange server, but they have policies (lockout, and password policies) that get applied to my phone. Are these permanent, or can they be removed later if I stop ...
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How do I copy/move contacts from phone to my exchange account?

My contacts are stored on a (Open-)Exchange server, so they are synchronized between phone, the server and my other mail clients (e.g. on my desktop PC). However, I have some "phone-only" contacts ...
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Android Email application dropping profile

I use my Android with Microsoft Exchange for synchronizing my work email. Every few weeks or so, when I click on 'Email' it asks me to setup my email profile again. It also stops me from sending ...
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Bypassing Microsoft Intune Company Portal to access Exchange email and contacts?

I used to have Outlook for Android installed on my personal mobile to access my work email which runs on Office 365. I reinstalled it recently only to find that now I have to install Microsoft Intune ...
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Cancel Exchange device administrator activation?

I was trying to add my Exchange account to my phone to confirm for a coworker that logging into the server was possible. I don't want to relinquish the device administrator controls as it's my ...
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How can I search for emails on an IMAP (or exchange) server? [closed]

Is there an app that can search emails by subject, sender or body text through the IMAP4 protocol? Alternatively, is there an app that caches the email headers for all messages and searches them ...
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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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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

How can I remove contacts from accounts I don't sync with anymore? Without being afraid of removing them from the "source" exchange account now or in the future? Background: When installing the email ...
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How to access and/or delete an invisible Exchange account?

I seem to have somehow developed an invisible exchange account on my rooted (but otherwise stock) 4.1.2 AT&T HTC One. I don't know at what level to attack this problem -- is it a Sense issue or an ...
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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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How do you sync Jorte with an Outlook Calendar?

I am trying to convince my wife to switch from the Motorola stock calendar app to Jorte. Is there a way to synch Jorte with your Outlook calendar? If not, is there another calendar app that beats the ...
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Is it possible to sync your Exchange/Outlook calendar with an Android application?

I have decided to install CloudMagic to be able to receive Exchange e-mail on my Android phone without having to accept restricted company security settings. There are many e-mail clients that support ...
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Disable permanently or uninstall the exchange services

I'm fighting with the exchange services on my Samsung Galaxy S4. They can render the phone unusable, draining even 40-50% of battery during the day. I've deactivated the Exchange account mail ...
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How do I remove corporate administrator settings?

I have an HTC Desire C, just a couple of weeks old. I also have a new job and decided to add my work email account via Exchange activeSync, however once it became apparent that I was giving up rights ...
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Syncing tasks with exchange server

I've recently upgraded from a Windows Mobile 6.1 phone to a desire, and there is one feature that I miss and that's the ability to sync tasks with my exchange server. What are other people's, low ...
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How do I stop getting reminders form a deleted Exchange account?

I have an HTC Desire phone which is great apart from the incessant recurring meeting calendar reminders from my former company. I have deleted the Exchange account and these recurring meetings no ...
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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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Sync Office 365 (Exchange) calendar with Android

I have a Nexus 4 and an Office 365 account. I cannot setup sync between Office 365 exchange server and the Android builtin Exchange account manager (called "corporate" in Android settings). What ...
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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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N7/4.2 Can't add lock screen widgets?

I was pretty excited to hear Android 4.2 brings lock screen widgets. But after updating my Nexus 7 tablet, I'm not able to do that: I just have a clock widget that I can remove (it reappears after ...
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How to read Exchange e-mails on Android?

Is there any Outlook for Android? If not, should I use an IMAP or POP3 client for Android instead? Which one do you recommend?
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MS-Exchange contacts are not synching even though mail and calendar syncs fine

For a while now my contacts quit synching on Android with an Exchange 2010 server. Calendar and Mail syncing still works, both directions. This problem is described elsewhere ( e.g. here ) and I tried ...
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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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How can I sync an Exchange 2003 inbox to an Android 4.x device?

I have ICS 4.x and I'm trying to get the default email client to connect to a MS Small Business Server 2003. The client will sync all folders but Inbox. I get the error message "Couldn't Open ...
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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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Microsoft Exchange bandwidth out of control?

Yesterday afternoon I synced my Galaxy S II with Microsoft Exchange and my multinational corporation's exchange server. Mail settings were to push at all times. Over night my phone drained its ...
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Sync Exchange Contacts Subfolders with Android

Finally I managed to sync Exchange Server with Galaxy S3 and had managed to make it all work fine except the annoying contacts thing... The android sync only contacts that are in the main contacts ...
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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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Sync exchange acount with onecloud

Is there a solution/app which allows that the contact and calender data from one account (Exchange) is synced or mirrored to an different account (preferable owncloud)?
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Exchange mobile sync has been disabled using gmail

My Exchange mobile sync has been disabled twice already by the exchange server. The reason is that the corporate policy is to disable mobile sync when a connection is attempted from a different device ...
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Setup Exchange OWA / Activesync on Android or iPhone [duplicate]

I'm wondering whether there's a way I can configure my phone sync my corporate emails and calendars? Sometimes when I'm away for meetings all day, I am not informed of any last minute meeting ...
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Galaxy S2 SPH-D710 Exchange ActiveSync Settings & Mail Disappear? 4.0.4 Sprint

I have a user with a Samsung Galaxy S2, 4.0.4 on Sprint. She said she took her son to senior photos and when she got back to her truck with her phone sitting on the console, all the Exchange Server ...
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Several exchange accounts on one device

I'm thinking about replacing an iPhone with Android device, but before I do that I'd like to know which versions of Android support multiple Exchange accounts? Are all main features (Mail/Calendar/...
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Can I use a separate profile for corporate security requirements on KitKat?

I tried adding my corporate Exchange user to my KitKat tablet, so I can sync email and calendar. The security policy page that came up states the admins in my company will be allowed to block my ...
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When I lose access to my Exchange server, is there a way to keep my contacts?

Changing jobs and will soon no longer have access to my company's Exchange server. Contacts are in Exchange and synched on my Droid (HTC EVO) using the default Exchange app. I want to be sure I don'...
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Are there better alternatives to talk to exchange servers than native Mail app?

The native Mail app lacks (at least for Android 2.1) basic features like move a message to another folder. What alternative apps do you recommend?
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reply with a different account - multiple email accounts

I have an Exchange account, e.g. [email protected], that I forward all my emails to from all my other accounts. But I need to reply to these messages using different accounts, e.g. reply to a work email ...
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Disable calendar to sync events to exchange server

I've added an event to my calendar locally on a phone. It was a meeting in the evening after my working hours. How am I surprised to realize that my stupid phone sync this event to exchange server and ...
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Connecting Android mobile to Mail Exchange Server

I am currently pursuing a project, and need to connect my Android device to an Exchange mail server. I am having a problem connecting my Android mobile to a Windows server. Could any body please guide ...
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Turn off text message (SMS) sync to Exchange email account

I recently started using a Samsung Galaxy S4 and one of the features in a synchronization between text messages and email accounts. When a text message comes in it throws a copy into my Exchange ...
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Sync Exchange 2010 notes, tasks and reminders

My HTC Incredible S phone runs Android 2.2, and has the ability to sync e-mail, calendar and contacts with our Exchange 2010 Server at work. Tasks, notes and e-mail reminders, however, aren't synced ...
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