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Why do I have two notifications when I get emails from gmail?

You are running two email applications. From your screenshot the one with the big "N" is the Gmail appliction the other is from the HTC Email application, called email. You can remove your account ...
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Stop text messages from going into my Exchange account's Inbox

What's even worse is that it's not just a combined view; the text messages are actually inserted into your Inbox, so your private text messages sync back to your corporate email account, so they show ...
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Can I delete multiple emails with the standard Android email app?

DISCLAIMER: This is based on the stock email app on a Samsung Galaxy S4. If you click on an email quickly, it opens that email. If you long-press on an email, it selects that email without opening ...
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Android massive background data usage 38 GB month

Netguard can be an amazing choice in this situation. You can block apps from taking up unnecessary data, and can also allow apps of your choice to use data. I would most probably uninstall that email ...
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Is "Inbox" the old stock email application?

No. Inbox is a very different application that was opened to the public in early 2015. It's primarily designed around the idea that your inbox is like a to-do list of sorts. The project's website ...
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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 autocomplete of addresses from gmail in android email application

I had exaclty the same problem. I use Sony Xperia Z with Jelly Bean 4.3 The solution that worked for me is like this: 1. Stop contact autosync of google account. 2. Clear all data and cache of ...
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How can I reclaim space used by the defaul email client

I ended up deleting the account and re-adding it. Space used by Email went from 2.7Gb to 16Mb. On my Moto X, running Android 4.4.4, Delete the account from System settings (i.e., not in the Email ...
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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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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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Set transfer encoding in stock email app

The AOSP Email client has only support for base64 (text body and attachments). This is hard coded in the source code hence you won't find any UI setting to change it. The source code even contains a ...
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Recover Draft Emails from Deleted Account

The default Samsung mail app is com.samsung.android.email.provider. Unfortunately backup is disabled for this app (the app's AndroidManifest.xml contains the entry android:allowBackup="false"...
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Open attachment that contains forwarded email (MIME type message/rfc822)

Gmail cannot support this as I understand from FairEmail discussion on XDA (outlook mail client has related limitations). There is a workaround, in case one is willing to have the forwarded email as ...
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Where does Android store offline contacts and email account details?

The email accounts are saved in the the file accounts.db under /data/system/users/<userId>/. If you're the primary user, then the userId should be 0. You can also consider taking the accounts' ...
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Email has stopped message once per day on Android Lollipop version 5

There are another one or two topics on this over at XDA-developers, and I haven't been able to find a solution or cause for the problem. I suggest you use the Gmail app, because it has great support ...
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Are the AOSP Email and Calendar apps dead?

I cannot speak to cyanogen mod, however my understanding is that cyanogen mod has been taken over/morphed into what is now known as the Lineage OS Distribution here: https://lineageos.org/ perhaps ...
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Huawei P8 Lite - email client not synchronising with BT email server

Thanks Izzy, Your pointing out the confusions in my question woke me up and set me to looking up POP3, SMTP and IMAP. OK, mea culpa, I should have done this before posting, but better late than ...
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Why is my email being marked as read?

POP3 is meant to mark the server copy as read once it's been downloaded Completely. The default setting in the stock Email app is 2kb of the email is downloaded. If changed to one of the higher ...
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Is "Inbox" the old stock email application?

Is the Inbox by Google application what was formerly the stock mail application called "Email"? No, it is not. As said already in earlier Answer, the support for Stock Email app is no more. I ...
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What is the com.android.email/cache folder?

Cache is a kind of temporary storage for faster access to e.g. files loaded via network. In case of an email app, this most likely holds contents that where attached to a mail (like images: you even ...
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Unfortunately, Mail has stopped

A bug may have corrupted the app's data. You could try resetting the 'data' portion instead of just the 'cache'. This would essentially make the app reset to factory default (but only that app, not ...
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stock email: activesync/exchange: selecting which folders to sync

solved while investigating to write a better question. Apparently when the company migrated from some exchange version to another, something was set on the folders attributes that made android email ...
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Can I delete multiple emails with the standard Android email app?

Tap on the Contact icon or colored letter according to the Starting Letter of your mail Sender and select multiple mails that you want to delete it!
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