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Canceling the sending of a queued email in Gmail for Android

I didn't try Matthew's solution but it seems the safer solution to try first. If that doesn't work though, I deleted the entire conversation from the outbox, having given up on trying to keep the ...
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How to change sync frequency in Outlook app?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to change the frequency of emails sync using Outlook for Android (see the thread Set sync frequency and quiet times on outlook app). From the link above: There ...
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How can my employer change my Andriod security settings?

Your employer is informing you of the security you need to implement on your device to access company mails / apps etc. This is a standard practice to endure that company confidential information is ...
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Canceling the sending of a queued email in Gmail for Android

One way would be to clear the data for Gmail via the Settings app.
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How can I configure WhatsApp so that an email is sent to me when someone sends me a message on WhatsApp?

Whatsapp natively does not support this, besides, it does not expose an API for other apps to use, so it's not possible. But using the notifications generated on receipt of messages, one can ...
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Email aliases in Gmail app

Proper aliases, where you can pick either address as the sender, isn't possible in Gmail. However, in your case I understand you never want to use ab123456@domain; you always want to use first.last@...
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How to add S/MIME certificate to samsungs native email app on galaxy s3

After a long time of researching I found this useful link: http://www.gridshore.nl/2013/09/30/setting-up-keys-to-sign-emails-in-samsungs-android-email-app/ It seems to be the case that it is not ...
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SMTP auth server settings

Probably a bit late to the party, but I'm recording this here for posterity. My wife's Xperia Z5 Compact (Android 5.?), as well as my own Samsung S3 (4.3) suffer from this same problem. I've pulled ...
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Prevent double notifications for an email

You cannot uninstall Email as it's a system app. Either disable Gmail or Email from Settings->Apps->All . Or root your phone and then uninstall it using apps like System App Remover If you can't do ...
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Prevent double notifications for an email

You can also simply disable email checking from one application. For Email: Settings-> [Account] -> Sync Frequency, set to never.
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Is it possible to install the Android browser and email app if they weren't built-in?

Stock Android browser and email app were discontinued since KitKat : Google puts Android’s stock e-mail app in the Play Store Android 4.4+ KitKat ships without browser app. OEMs have to license ...
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Is it possible to install the Android browser and email app if they weren't built-in?

if you are really interested in installing those previous applications; you may download their apk files from reliable resource and put them in your phone SD card or internal memory. once done, go to ...
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How to send (email-)file(s) from phone to phone using phone numbers instead of an email account?

Direct phone-to-phone data transfer, on sound channel, is today inherently incompatible with the system. Some decades ago, an (even at the time) slow communication was possible by modems (with maximal ...
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Can I get a notification when an email arrives in a sub folder?

I was able to achieve this on my Droid (running version 4.4.4) by updating the Outlook rule, instructing to flag the messages that were automatically being moved to the sub-folder. I now receive ...
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Android mail client using Exchange Web Services?

Here's what I've found: AquaMail "Support for standard Internet email protocols: IMAP, POP3, SMTP; Exchange: EWS" (reference) Blue Mail "Support for … Exchange (ActiveSync, EWS, 365)" cloud-...
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E-mails sent from Android not syncing to IMAP "Sent" folder

Download Microsoft Outlook and have it replace your default Android app. When I did this the problem was fixed without making any special changes.
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Disabling email notifications from Android Hangouts app.

I figured this out myself and I'm posting the instructions below in case others have trouble as well. Login to your Google Voice account. Click on the cog near the top-right of your screen then ...
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Disable Gmail app swipe to delete for IMAP account

It seems that this isn't possible at the moment. The support article for Gmail on Android states: [You can] set default action & swipe to archive or delete messages for Gmail accounts. For non-...
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How to open winmail.dat file email attachment?

Microsofts Outlook e-mail program sometimes sends e-mail attachments as "Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format" (TNEF). This attachment is usually named "WINMAIL.DAT". You should install the Winmail....
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Resize photo before sending it by email?

I recommend taking a screenshot of the image, and cropping it. It should reduce the size a bit without an app.
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Add work email address to Gmail on an Android device

The Exchange option is only available for users with the Exchange Services package installed. Unfortunately, this package doesn't come installed on all Android phones (as far as I know, only the ...
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How to cancel email account setup without accepting server specified security policies?

Found it - you have to go through the phone's general settings, not the Email app. Settings > Personal > Accounts > Exchange ActiveSync, then select your account, then there's a option "Remove" in ...
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How to cancel email account setup without accepting server specified security policies?

Just an update to the solution for Android 5.1: you may have to deactivate auto sync before selecting the exchange account to be able to access the settings where you can remove it. Otherwise it kept ...
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Bypassing Microsoft Intune Company Portal to access Exchange email and contacts?

You can try these other two Xposed modules: Security Bypass for Company Portal This module can bypass the Intune Company Portal. Exchange Bypass For Lollipop This app can bypass the official Gmail ...
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What controls the text preview in notifications?

Everything in the notification is set by the app that created it. So in the case of your email, it's the email client. Note that in recent Android versions, you can expand most notifications by ...
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sharing email accounts among multiple clients

Yes, it is possible. If you use POP3 make sure that you deactivate in all clients deleting the messages on the server after fetching them. Otherwise other clients won't be able to download them. ...
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How can I search for a specific string in an email thread in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

Unfortunately, it is not possible as of today with Outlook version 4.0.90. You can always open the mailbox in your web browser and use the Find in Page functionality.
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Having a different icon for a specific email in my Gmail App on Android

As far as I can see the Gmail does not provide this functionality. When getting notifications, the app itself decides on what kind of icon is displayed. So unless the app supports setting a custom ...
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Forwarded emails with attachments showing as MIME gibberish

It seems like it is a bug that doesn't have a fix. That's what I understand from the 4/17/17 posted here: https://issuetracker.google.com/issues/36907768 Also, no idea if this will work but it might ...
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Whatsapp chat conversation email

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