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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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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 ...
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Phone Attachments not working with a scheduled email

We have multiple Windows Phones deployed with several of our staff. We also have a system that sends out an automated email with a PDF attachment. The phones all have a PDF reader program installed. ...
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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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problem with downloading apps

I am using Microsoft Lumia 535. I have problem with downloading apps in my phone. When I download it is showing to save my Microsoft account password. But I am not able to save my account password . ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lumia 640 email client

I've just had my work phone upgraded to a Lumia 640, which is proving ok so far, however the one thing that is annoying me is the email client. I am restricted to default client by corporate policy ...
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Can't search Gmail

When I search for email on my phone (Lumia 800, WP 7.8), it has no results, even when I choose "search more in Google Mail" (which I assume searches mail on the server which hasn't been downloaded to ...
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Message Dilemma

I accidentally put my mobile down. The whole back cover came out along with the battery. Once I put the battery back inside and restarted I started receiving all the messages and mails right from ...
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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. ...
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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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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 ...
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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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“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 ...
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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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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). ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where is e-mail stored on Windows 10 Mobile?

I am searching for the *.eml files. I have system level access to the phone's filesystem.
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Cannot sync Yahoo email

I have a Nokia Lumia 1020. It just stopped syncing my Yahoo email to my Yahoo app on the phone. It keeps asking for my password and telling me it's incorrect.
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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?
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...