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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
18 views

Why don't pinned email account notifications work after moving to a new phone?

I had a number of email accounts pinned to my start screen on my old phone that was running Windows Phone 8.1. When I was setting up my new phone, running Windows 10 Mobile, I was asked if I wanted ...
3
votes
1answer
20 views

with WP8.1, how to send full size photo as attachment using email?

I am trying to send photos as attachments using email (default app) on my WP 8.1 (Lumia 540). It re-sizes files to ~500 KBs (from 7 MB file). I am actually sending these file for printing and these ...
0
votes
0answers
262 views

Yahoo Mail stopped syncing

The Yahoo Mail on both my wife's and my phone stopped syncing 4 days ago. We both have Samsung sgh-i667 running Windows Phone 7.8. Outlook, Windows Live and Gmail all sync, just not Yahoo. Updates ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Cannot sync email with Office365 when connected to home Wifi

My phone (a Samsung Ativ-S) is configured with an Office 365 email account for work, but this doesn't connect when I'm at home. To be clear: When I connect via cellular data, email sync works fine. ...
3
votes
1answer
148 views

How to disable default email signature in Windows 10 (Lumia 950)?

I recently switched from Nokia Lumia 920 to Lumia 950 (Win 10) and I can't find the option to disable default email signature in Outlook Mail app ("Sent from Outlook Mail for Windows 10 phone"). I had ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

attach document in email

I'm using Google Email on BLU Win HD LTE. I want to attach document from Overdrive to email message. But when I press "attachment" button I see only images on Overdrive. Although I can see all ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

Windows 8 phone Sending email error

My Yahoo email on my Windows 8 (nokia 1320) is having a sending error. Though the SMTP settings are correct 465, its still showing an error (error code: 80072F30) I already deleted the account ...
3
votes
1answer
55 views

Is there a way to add an inbox for institutional email account to the Start Menu?

I have added an email account to my Windows phone which connects to my institutional email inbox. It is not Gmail, YMail, or Outlook so there are no apps already so I can add the app to Start for ...
4
votes
0answers
25 views

Contact List While Composing Email

My problem is the following: Whenever I try to compose a new mail using my Gmail account on windows phone, the recipient list only shows my Facebook friends. My Gmail contacts are lost from this ...
3
votes
1answer
438 views

Add Gmail account in Windows phone

I have a Nokia Lumia 720 phone which is up-to-date (I just checked it before typing here) and am using Windows 8.1 on it (OS version: 8.10.14219.341). I frequently get my mails on Gmail and so I wish ...
2
votes
2answers
618 views

Creating a Microsoft Account on a Windows Phone mobile

I've seen that when setting up a Windows Phone mobile for the first time, we can create a new Microsoft Account. During the process, we also need to enter an "alternative" email address. I was ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Wrong Email in Cloud One Set-Up [duplicate]

So i typed the wrong email into the Cloud One set-up on my new Windows phone. I've tried adding correct email addresses, but they just get added underneath the main Microsoft account (incorrect). It ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Why is builtin mail app search not finding results?

Recently I was searching for a particular phrase in an email a few days back, and the search results in builtin mail app didn't show it at all - just a bunch of completley unrelated old ad-mails. ...
0
votes
1answer
283 views

How to stop spam email on lumia 635 on my outlook account

I'm being overwhelmed with spam email on my lumia 635 phone from my outlook account. It is blocked on my desktop computer. Is there a way to block it on the phone?
1
vote
0answers
80 views

Recover Email from SD Card

I have lost my Microsoft account login. Yes the login name. I signed up with my phone and enjoyed the sync but never used the email. I have factory restored my phone. I now cannot login as I do ...
3
votes
1answer
41 views

How to send from email app a draft created in gmail from a browser?

I have already synced draft folder, so I see the draft message there. However, when I open the message, I see no option to send it. How can I do that?
0
votes
0answers
135 views

How do I forward SMS message to an email address and emails to SMS messages?

I access Gmail at present using IE on my phone and wish to be able to forward message between SMS and Email. However as I mostly use a laptop for email, I do not wish to have any messaged deleted ...
3
votes
1answer
57 views

Can accounts be automatically deployed to Windows Phone 8?

Similar to iOS' configuration profiles where you can use an XML file to configure some accounts (like email), can you automatically set up email accounts in Windows Phone through an XML config file or ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

not able to e-mail my chat history

I am not able to e-mail my Whatsapp chat history or send any error report via e-mail or share any picture/document via e-mail. I was able to do it a few months back but now the e-mail window doesn't ...
-2
votes
1answer
102 views

How can I find downloaded files from email when connected to my computer? [closed]

I downloaded a PDF file from GMail When I connected my phone to my Computer, I cannot find the file. Where can I find files downloaded from GMail?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Where are files downloaded from Gmail stored?

Where do the files downloaded from Gmail (which were received as attachments) go in the Files app? I am not able to locate them.
1
vote
1answer
711 views

How to get Gmail messages only from primary inbox?

I have Gmail set up as mail in Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim. Is it possible to get messages only from Gmail's primary inbox, but not from promotions and social?
1
vote
1answer
9k views

Not able to delete my Outlook account from my Lumia mobile [duplicate]

I want to add my company Outlook account in my Lumia 525. I have already added an Outlook account( my Microsoft account ) but I want to add only my company account, so I tried to delete that Outlook ...
1
vote
0answers
150 views

Setup an autoconfig for IMAP/SMTP compatible with Windows Phone 8

Is it possible to setup an autoconfig XML, such as the one used for Thunderbird, which will work for Windows Phone 8? This should be able to set the correct settings for IMAP and SMTP servers for the ...
1
vote
0answers
148 views

“As items arrive” option not available when adding Exchange account

I recently reset my WP8.1 Lumia 1020. Previously I had several Google email accounts and one Exchange email account (for work, who run their own private Exchange server). All of these were set to ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

Cannot download email, error code 80048830

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.1, and I can no longer download email messages. When I try, I get an error with the code 80048830. How can I fix this?
1
vote
2answers
448 views

Creating email folders

When I try to add email folders on Lumia 925, no options are made available - there are only the basic folders such as "sent" or "inbox". Could anyone advise on possible solutions?
1
vote
1answer
984 views

How to remove email+messaging data from my phone

My email+messaging data is showing above 250 MB in Storage sense. I couldn't find any way to clean up the data. Is there any way? Deleting the messages from the email client doesn't affecting the data ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

How to have different name for person in mail and phone?

TL;DR: I would like to have different name for e-mails sent to my wife and different name when my wife calls me Longer read. Since I don't want to make my family public, just accept the fact that I ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Google Apps Engine domain ID sync

My college offers all students a gmail inbox on a domain ABC hosted via the Google Apps Engine. If my name is XYZ, my email ID is XYZ@ABC.ac.in On a web browser, I simply use the Gmail login page to ...
-2
votes
1answer
38 views

Locating sent emails from Outlook with atteched items in OneDrive

I have just sent an email with some files which are located on OneDrive. Where would I locate "sent items"?
-3
votes
1answer
795 views

Configure Yahoo mail account to Windows Phone 8 or any app for that

We are unable to configure my Yahoo e-mail in Outlook for Windows 8 Phone. Please give us any concrete solution.
3
votes
1answer
859 views

Enable sound notifications for email subfolders

I am running WP on the Nokia Lumia 1020. Previously I had multiple Outlook email subfolders pinned to my homescreen, and whenever one received an email I would get a sound notification. I recently ...
-1
votes
1answer
221 views

Gmail problems in nokia 1520

I am very disappointed with the oficial gmail in my Nokia 1520. When I forward message i need previously open the attachements like pictures or document otherwise do not appear the attachement to ...
2
votes
1answer
128 views

Is it possible to set an email account to not bother checking in a certain timeframe each day?

According to Battery Saver, email is the single biggest use of battery on my phone, and since Windows Phone 8.1, there is an option to check for messages "based on my usage", and underneath it'll show ...
0
votes
1answer
817 views

Reduce font size in email apps (default + outlook)

I have got lumia 1020 running Windows Phone 8.1 on AT&T. I have been an Android user (Galaxy S3 and S5) and though Windows Phone provide much better and faster experience overall, I am really ...
0
votes
1answer
752 views

Error 8600010F while trying to sync primary ID mail

I am using a Nokia Lumia 635 with Windows phone 8.1 (non-cyan) version. I don't have the app corner feature yet. I have been unable to receive email from my phone but am able to send email. The ...
3
votes
1answer
125 views

Whitelist email sender or mark email as not junk

Emails that are not junk are getting sent to the Junk folder. Is there a way to manually mark a sender as safe (Not Junk)? Or is this supposed to happen automatically if you move emails from the Junk ...
1
vote
0answers
68 views

WP sets 'read' status immediately when fetching email from imap

When my Lumia 620 pulls mails from some of my IMAP accounts, it immediately marks them as 'read' on the server, although I never opened them. The status in the WP mail app stays correct (unread). ...
1
vote
1answer
107 views

Is it possible to mark a message / sender as junk for a connected Exchange account?

The mail client with Windows 8 allows you to mark a message as junk, for a connected Exchange Account - is this possible via the email client on the phone, or are we limited to manually moving to the ...
5
votes
4answers
4k views

How can I really delete e-mail in my Gmail account?

I have Gmail syncing to my Lumia 1020. Before Windows Phone 8.1, I could sort of delete e-mail by hitting the delete key. It would go to a Deleted Items folder, which I then had to delete in the ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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?
1
vote
0answers
159 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
334 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
62 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
113 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
370 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...