Questions related to settings and usage of email on Windows Phone.

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Problem syncing Windows Phone with Outlook

I am having problems syncing my Lumia 520 with Outlook. the problem started some weeks ago. I get error code 80C805E2. Can somebody help me please?
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Problem with hotmail account, emails&contacts don't sync in any account

I have a problem with new phone. (I'm using multiple phones almost all the time) Problems start with LiveId (hotmail) account. When I have entered the hotmail account credentials in phone setup, phone ...
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Logging in to Gmail using the native email app with Application Specific Password

How does one do this? My email password is 100+ characters, and to be frank I don't want to type the password in only to mess it up and do it over again. When I try adding my account and use my ...
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How well does it work with Yahoo email (Not Pop3)

I'm currently using an iPhone 5 with Yahoo email, keeping all messages on the server. I am not using Pop3 and don't want to. My iPhone 5 works well with Yahoo email but I have many other issues ...
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Storing emails on phone

Hi is there an option to store and manage your emails in phone. Or not even store, just being able to check all of your emails stored on email account. Or, if not, is there some good email app which ...
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Can Microsoft account associated with phone 7.5 be my domain

I have a winphone 7.5, and my main Microsoft account uses my domain name, not a microsoft domain such as hotmail or outlook.com When I set up my phone I was under the impression that I couldn't use ...
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Change where deleted emails go?

I have a gmail account setup on my phone (lumia 925) and I have noticed that when I delete an email using the mail app it places it into a newly created "Deleted Items" folder instead of the trash. ...
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How to pin Emails+Accounts on the window screen?

I accidentally removed the default emails+accounts pin from the main Windows Screen ( has an envelope as an icon) . Now how do I pin it back to the main Windows screen? The option to pin it is not ...
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No Outlook emails in my Windows Phone

I have a Nokia Lumia 520. I have configured Outlook with the settings received from my company. But I'm not able to see old mails in it. I also downloaded Outlook Hotmail connector, but I see only new ...
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Push LIVE.COM email doesn't always push new emails

I have battery saver turned OFF, and in email settings as items arrive. Sometimes I receive email immediately and sometimes I have to sync it manually. I have excellent signal and it happens either ...
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Adding a Microsoft Exchange 2010 account to my Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone without trusted certificate

I have problems in creating an account on my Nokia Lumia 800 (OS version: 7.10.8773.98, of course with Windows Phone 7.1 mounted with all updates) to one of my company's Microsoft Exchange 2010 ...
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Select ALL mail or photos

Is it possible to select all your emails at once in the default mail app of WP8? The same goes for images in the default image library. You have the ability to select all your text messages in the ...
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How can I undo the deletion of an email?

Occasionally, I accidentally delete an email from an email account - for IMAP accounts this is usually fine, as it just moves them to the deleted items; I appreciate that any action will have to ...
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Getting Errorcode 80C805E2 when syncing E-mails for a week now

Since last saturday I can't sync the e-mails of my hotmail account anymore. Everytime I try to sync I get the errorcode 80C805E2 (I'm going into mails, press sync and get this error after a short ...
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Yahoo accounts in Linked Inbox no longer work

Everytime I open my linked inbox, it asks me to update my account info and that my passwords are incorrect. Each time I know I am entering the correct password because I can log into yahoo in IE. ...
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Mail reloads all messages periodically

Every month or two, mail reloads all of the messages on my account. This shows that I have hundreds of new messages, when only a few of them are really new. What's going on? I don't know how much ...
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Why do I have a Windows Live & an Outlook account when they're (nearly) the same thing?

Recently I signed up for a couple of Microsoft programmes via xxx@live.co.uk and now I sort of want to see the emails I get on that account (previously never worried about it). I figured I'd add ...
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Network administrator will be able to remotely delete your content

I was going to set up my Lumia 1020 to connect to my company's Exchange server, in order to have work e-mail on my phone. But when I go to do so, I see this message: If you're adding a business ...
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Yahoo with WP8 GDR2 CardDAV / CalDAV

WP8 GDR2 supports CardDAV and CalDAV when adding a Google account. It was very easy--pick Google when adding an account and the rest was magic; contacts and calendar now sync. I have a Yahoo! account ...
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WP8 keep forgetting email passwords

I have 2 email accounts, Office 365 and Yahoo!+ Having problems with both, usually when sending email. Sometimes I send picture in email and it wouldn't go through. Go back to email on a phone - it ...
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Using another homail account to hook with window live? [duplicate]

I used a Hotmail account to registered for Window Live. Now I do not want that specific Hotmail account. Can I use a new a/c to register? Will I lose all previous data?
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Multiple Email Alert in Windows Phone 8 [duplicate]

I have a Windows Phone 8 with two mails configured in it. One is a critical mail account which I need to know when ever it alerts. Other one is not that critical but need alert too. I would like to ...
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Saving mp3 email attachment as ringtone?

Is it possible to save an mp3 email attachment as ringtone? This answer says that you can Tap and hold the ringtone file, and then tap Save as ringtone. for a text message. But I didn't see ...
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Windows Phone Creates hyperlink out of nowhere

in some emails on my window phone 8 - a hyperlink mysteriously appears where none should be. the link connects to an empty website. How can I make this stop happening?
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Emails from gmail show up twice on phone email app

When I get incoming email from my gmail account it shows as two identical emails grouped together. One is flagged as Folder: All Mail. How do I resolve this so Windows Phone recognizes this as one ...
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Saving an audio file as a ring tone

On my WP8 Nokia phone, I have received a audio file ring tone in an email and in a text which I sent to myself from my old phone. How do I save it to be able to use as ring tone?
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How to edit original message text in a reply?

In Windows Phone 8, I get an email. I want to reply to it or forward it. The text of the original email with headers is added at the bottom of the edit screen. Is there any way to delete or edit ...
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Is it possible to abort email synchronisation?

It appears that recently email synchronisation is hanging "quite regularly" (at least daily) - this leaves the notification on the lock screen, but stops all the email accounts (Windows Live, Google, ...
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Can't get GMX IMAP to sync

Im trying to get my free GMX mail to sync using IMAP to my WP7. I am using my username and password as you would expect and: Incoming Server: imap.gmx.com:993:1 I have also tried ..:143 (so without ...
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Configure Yahoo mail account to Windows Phone 8

I've decided to write this in case someone will really needed cause I had to spent lots of time before my Yahoo mail account was synchronized with a Windows Phone 8. What is the problem? When add ...
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Changing mail settings without deleting the account

In my company, we changed our email hosting provider. The username used to send and receive mail is not the same. With Outlook or Thunderbird, no problem. We just have to change the username into the ...
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Linked Inbox tile's number of new messages stuck

A previous question of mine was about buggy synchronization of emails in a linked inbox on windows phone 8 running on a Lumia 920. Now I sort of got the synchronization working by tweaking with the ...
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Does Activesync's DirectPush lower battery life? Is there any way to improve on that? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which email setting consumes less power, push or poll? During my experience as a Blackberry administrator and programmer I learned that any phone that used HTTP ...
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What Activesync features are / are not supported when used with Exchange 2013 / 2010

When I connect my Windows Phone to Exchange, are all of the Activesync security features active and readily available? For most of the earlier Windows Phones, several Activesync security features ...
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Linked inbox stuck on synchronising google mail

After having set up a linked inbox and it worked, I occasionally have problems where after clicking the tile to access the linked inbox the application seems to be stuck on trying to sync with my ...
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How to handle Spam (IMAP)?

I am reading my Mail from many different E-Mail-Accounts on my Windows 8 Phone. Some of them use "plain" IMAP from simple hosters, so there is no server-side Spam-Filter-support whatsoever. Is there ...
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How to save attachments

In Windows Phone 8, is there a way to save an attachment that is in an email to the phone or up to SkyDrive so I can view it at my leisure after my emails are cleared out? In particular, someone sent ...
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Email synchronization only on business days in Windows Phone 8

Is there a way to synchronize Email/Exchange accounts only on defined days on defined times? I have a Exchange account from work and I want to receive those messages only on business days between 8:00 ...
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Does Windows Phone 8 support IMAP using STARTTLS?

I haev never owned a Windows Phone/Mobile device before, but I have daringly preo-rdered the Nokia Lumia 920. I did, however, get a copy of Windows 8 yesterday, and found a worrying thing: The ...
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Logging out of my windows live account is it possible?

I added windows live as an account on my phone and it is now using a 3g network and costing me money. Is there any way for me to delete this account? I have an LG Optimus Quantum. Thanks :)
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How to setup e-mail settings to maintain conversations?

My brother has a WP7 phone, and when he answers to my e-mails, it becomes a new conversation in Gmail. If we write to each other in the same subject e.g. 8 times, I will have at least four ...
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How can I not synch email from my primary (Live) account?

I've got a 4(!) different email accounts synching with my phone, and I'd like to specify which ones appear as icons on my lock screen. Currently my lock screen only displays the following three, in ...
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How to customize the interval for email setting “Download new content”?

Settings -> email + account -> select an account Under Download new content, I see options normally like as items arrive, 15 mins, 30 mins hourly and manually. How can I set customized hours like ...
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How do I wipe my phone after incorrect PIN (device wipe threshold), or is this not supported?

I would like my device to be wiped if I enter my PIN wrong 10 times, similar to the iPhone. However, this doesn't seem to be a feature I can find. I wouldn't normally mind, but our mail admins ...
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Which email setting consumes less power, push or poll?

I would expect hourly polling to consume the least power, but I cannot find a conclusive answer on forums. This post says that push is better, but only for Hotmail accounts, which is strange since the ...
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Outlook email account and attachments - “Download didn't complete. Try again.”

On my exchange account - when I receive an email with attachment and want to download it, I get this error every time: Download didn't complete. Try again. Taping again on the attachment has the ...
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Report email as spam?

Is it possible to report an email as spam? I cannot see an option to do this with a Gmail account, is it possible with other account types?
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How do I configure my Hotmail to use a different address when sending?

When I send an email from my Hotmail account on the website, I can configure it to use one of my other addresses (e.g. pobox.com). I would like to set up my Windows Phone 7.5 (Lumia 710) to do this. ...
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Is there a single email live tile?

I have pinned 3 gmail and 1 hotmail mail tiles to the start page. This takes up way too much space, is it possible to just have one "email" tile that will indicate if any inboxes have new mail? I ...
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How do you remove a primary email account (e.g. hotmail, or other) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How Can I Change My Live ID? I have several email accounts on a second WP7 phone. My wife now uses it, so I want to remove my Hotmail account from it. The only option ...