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Questions tagged [email]

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

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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 have never owned a Windows Phone/Mobile device before, but I have daringly pre-ordered the Nokia Lumia 920. I did however get a copy of Windows 8 yesterday, and found a worrying thing: The built-in ...
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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 when ...
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Problems connecting to Exchange 2003 with a Nokia Lumia 800 [closed]

When connecting to an Exchange 2003 server, everything appears to go OK, but on a Noika Lumia, we're only ever able to send a single email - others fail and go to the phone's outbox. Why might this be?...
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How do we have seperate notifications for different email accounts?

So I have my Gmail and my work email setup on my WP and so here is the problem. I really need my phone to make a notification sound when I get a work email but i don't want a sound when I get a new ...
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How exactly sync option “as items arrive” works?

There is an option to sync Hotmail e-mails (others have too) that says "as items arrive". How exactly it works? It is something like Hotmail does in Desktop when pinned in IE9 (long pooling) or ...
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Syncing email drafts in Windows Phone

I am currently using HTC Radar, and I have used Android phone earlier, in the android phone, even the drafts are also synced for gmail (it is gmail app for android). In the HTC Radar, I dont see ...
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Is there any way to workaround the “error code 80072f0d” when syncing against an Exchange server?

At our work the certificate for connecting to our Exchange server has expired, generating a Error code 80072f0d when I'm trying to sync my work emails. Is there anyway to make the sync work ...
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Download email embedded images automatically

Is there a way to set the email client to always download images in HTML messages? I've looked all over and can not find any such setting.
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How to attach files to an email in Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

In the default email client in Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, how can arbitrary files(.zip, .mp3, .txt, .pdf etc) be attached? AFAIK, the storage is sand-boxed, the file handler can implement hooks to the ...
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Is there a way to sync emails to the server immediately after they are read?

My Gmail messages don't sync immediately to the server after they are read/deleted/modified on the phone. You need to wait for the next sync cycle or press the sync button to manually sync it. I am ...