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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to remove a suggested email that shows in “To” field?

I was showing to my daughter that you can send emails by appending "+something" just before the "@". Unfortunately Windows Phone is remembering this bogus e-mail I had type and suggest every time I ...
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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?
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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 this was no problem. We just had to change the username ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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"?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...