Questions tagged [mobile-mail]

Mobile Mail is the email app bundled with Apple's iOS.

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How to show actual email address in iOS Mail app?

iOS: 12.2 In the iOS Mail app, if the sender or recipient of an email has more than one email address associated with it, how can I tell which specific email address was used? For example, if I send ...
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Getting a Text from someone that does not have my mobile number but has my email

I am getting text on my iPhone from clients that do not have my mobile number. Is it possible that they are sending text using my email address that is linked to my iCloud account?
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Profile pics of senders in ios 9.3.5 Mail app inbox (iPhone)

I am wondering if there is a setting that can enable the ability to see the profile pic of the sender for emails viewed in the iOS 9.3.5 Mail app, while in the inbox. I am aware that the profile pics ...
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MAIL in IOS 11.4

email arrives and can be retrieved in "unread" screen, but doesn't appear in the inbox. Reboot doesn't help. Transferring a backup to a new iPad Pro transferred the same problem.
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iOS Mail: Emails are listed in wrong order

I've recently migrated my email from Google Apps to the free version of Google - however my iPad and iPhone mail apps are ordering my emails in some completely illogical order. At the top I have new ...
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iOS 11 mail - manual fetch gone?

Except for my iCloud account, which gets very little traffic, I only use POP3 email. I prefer it because it means I don't have to store 17 years back catalogue on every device I own. I get all my ...
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Can I get a notification on my iPhone when I receive a certain email?

I need to be able to reply to just 1 email that I irregularly receive within seconds of it arriving. I want my iPhone to start vibrating etc. when it arrives. Email is from info@meetup.com (the ...
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How can I send same email multiple times in iOS?

I wanted to send a single email to different users. I save an email to drafts and send the email to a user and it goes to the sent box instead of staying in the drafts box. Is there a way I can send ...
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iPhone is overriding my Account Email with a different address

I'm looking into an issue on an iPhone which has me stumped. It has a number of Accounts configured: iCloud (myname@icloud.com) Exchange (myname@mycompany.com) Gmail (myname@gmail.com) Outlook (...
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Receiving notification from Mail and Messages, but no snippets

When I first got my iPhone, I disabled receiving notifications from Mail and Messages apps on the lock screen and the notification center, because these apps display snippets of received messages in ...
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iOS Mail does not update in background

I have been using my 6th generation iPod touch for a few years and the pre-installed mail application had been working just fine until a couple weeks ago. Normally I would unlock my iPod and see a ...
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Mail will not stay in trash

I have an email that I keep moving to trash and my phone tells me after I've moved it some hours later it's unable to move the message. How can I get rid of this email?
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Send an email as an attachment from iPhone

This may be the most easy question to answer but I have struggled for few days now to get a proper view on how to achieve attaching an email on another email in iPhone 7. I am a new iPhone user and ...
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2730 unread emails

I have an iPhone 6+ and my mail icon shows 2730 unread emails. When I go into email, there aren't any unread emails, let alone 2730. I have no idea how to find them to remove the alert saying I have ...
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iOS 3rd-party mail app which allows connections to multiple ports at the same time

I need to travel to a country that blocks port 25 (SMTP) and 993 (IMAP) country-wide. The stock mail.app does not allow me to specify multiple ports for both SMTP and IMAP. Changing the port ...
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Mail storage issue

My iPhone 6 is iOS 10.1.1 and the mail app has taken up 2 GB of space and now I can't do anything (take pics, get apps, etc). I have taken steps like deleting my mail account and rebooting the phone, ...
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How do I stop the iPhone from adding text attachments when I send pictures?

Every time I select two photos from the gallery and mail them, the iPhone also adds two text attachments. How do I get it to stop that?
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What is Swipe Options in Settings?

What are swipe options and what are their functions?
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Lost email settings and no icon for Mail

I've lost my Settings → Mail, Contacts, and Calendars on my iPhone 5. No icon for Mail and no Mail settings. How do I get it back?
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Force IMAP folder to completly resync in iOS Mail

[iPhone 6, iOS 10.0.2] I recently added a new IMAP email account (hosted at Rackspace, FWIW) to my phone using the standard Add Email Account settings. Everything seemed to go well... except when I ...
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Is it possible to use push email on iOS Mail app with self hosted mail server?

I use a self-hosted IMAP email server. In Mail.app on OS X, the app gets any new mail pushed using IDLE. On my iPhone however, the Mail app only polls every so many minutes. Under Settings > Mail > ...
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What is the content of the unsubscribe message?

Introduced in iOS 10, a standard message for unsubscribing can be sent in a couple of taps from any Mail message that was sent to a list. Since this feature allows the Mail app to send an email on my ...
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Phone not keeping emails

My iPhone has recently started deleting my email automatically from my Phone after a couple of weeks. I am wondering how exactly I can keep all emails that come to my phone as I need them.
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iPhone Email client includes wrong Original Message in body of reply

I'm using an iPhone 6, running iOS 9.2.1. Recently, I experienced an issue with my iPhone email client. I hit "Reply All" on an Email A, composed my reply message, and hit "Send," but the email that ...
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How to know what is preventing Mail from fetching Gmail according to schedule?

iPhone 6s, iOS 9.3.2 On my iPhone, mobile-mail is scheduled to fetch emails from my Gmail account every 15 minutes. I recently noticed that more than 15 minutes can pass - the longest so far was 24 ...
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Mails deleted or archived in Mail.app do not disappear in mobile mail

I have an IMAP mail account with a web hosting provider. The account is accessed by two clients: Mail.app on a MBP running Yosemite, and Mail on an iPad running iOS 9. When I delete or archive a ...
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How can I reduce the size of a continually growing Mail app on my iPhone 5?

I have two email accounts on my iPhone: Cox and Gmail. Each accounts have few messages in their respective Inbox. No attachments. The Draft, Sent, and Trash folders are empty. Yet, with time, the ...
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Mail shows 2 unread but there are no emails

Recently my Mail app is giving me the 2 unread badge, but there are no mail messages in the inbox: I do not remember when this started. I am on 9.3 beta but it started on 9.2 before I upgraded (using ...
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Opening specific email causes Mail to crash

I have set up Microsoft Office Mail on my iPhone 6. The only problem that I cannot get my head round is that it all works fine but I received an email this morning, and when I clicked on it to read it,...
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My mail icon is not showing anything

I was in the middle of writing an email and pasting a photo into the email when everything disappeared and all I have is a white screen. No choice of mailbox etc displaying. Have tried shutting down ...
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Gmail doesn't work with default Mail app on iPhone 6 with data only

Like any normal person, I've hooked up my Gmail account to the default Mail app on iPhone 6. But for some reason it's not sending or receiving anything when I'm on data (Verizon 4G LTE), while working ...
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Adding deleted Gmail account back to iPad

I accidentally deleted one of my Gmail accounts from my iPad. It is still on my iPhone and my computer, but I can't add it to my list of email accounts because it still exists as my account. Does ...
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Delete all mail in the VIP mailbox on iOS 8.3

Without manually selecting them all, is there a way to delete all items that appear in the VIP mailbox? I've seen this question, but there's no Mark All or Trash All button in the VIP mailbox.
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iPhone mail using 700Mb with no accounts

While trying to clear up space on my iPhone, I deleted all email accounts, as Mail was using well over 700Mb. I was expecting this to also clean up the excessive space being used by Mail, but it hasn'...
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IMAP account stopped working after upgrade to iOS 9 - problem with CAcert certificate?

After upgrading my iPhone 6+ from iOS 8 to iOS 9, my IMAP email account stopped working. When the Mail app tries to connect to the server, it fails and displays an alert with the title "Cannot get ...
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How to attach an image directly inside iOS Mail app while writing an e-mail?

When I want to send an image from my iPhone 4s, the workflow is easy. I go to Pictures, I pick the target image and then I click on the "share" icon in bottom left corner. Then of course I can add ...
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Export / Backup emails on iPad (Locally only)

My email was hacked. The hacker deleted all the emails on the server and are unrecoverable. I have the emails still sitting on my iPad which was originally connected through IMAP. I need to get these ...
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Access both Hotmail and Gmail from iPhone

When I open the Mail app on my iPhone, it has been going to my Hotmail (this was good). I just downloaded the app for Gmail, and now the Mail icon sends me to Gmail (okay). How can I access both ...
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I deleted every mail on my iPhone - but why does Mail still eat up my memory?

I deleted every single mail from Mail.app on iOS 8.3 (inbox, sent, trash). However, Mail still occupies 798 MB for "mails and attachments" according to the memory overview. How can I clear this memory?...
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Deleted emails going to junk folder

When I delete a message in my iPad mail inbox, it often gets moved to the junk folder instead of the trash folder. I can't find a pattern related to the sender. Often it will be a message from someone ...
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Mail attachment quarantined on iphone

I am having trouble with an email attachment that I received. I use an icloud email account and am accessing it from the Mail app on my iPhone. The attachment is a PDF file but when I try to open it, ...
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iOS mail inbox does not show addresses

I use a catch all email address on my domain, and would like to be able to figure out what address is being sent spam email. Unfortunately, I can't find a way to see what address an email in my inbox ...
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I have removed all mail accounts from my iPhone and reset it. What's using storage?

I have deleted all my e-mail accounts from Mail from the iPhone -- iCloud, my work account, etc., and have reset the phone (powering off and then back on) a couple of times. In Settings/General/...
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How can I retrieve the e-mail I was writing on my iPad?

On my iPad, I was writing an e-mail. I switched to Mail, and my e-mail in progress had the text “Chargement en cours…” (“Loading”) in grey instead of my text. I waited. To no avail. I have a backup ...
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How to undelete mail message in iOS8

I can move a message from Trash to inbox, but is there a better way to undelete a message? I find that when I go to the trash folder, it's really easy to mess up and delete rather than move. I've ...
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How can I “Delete All” from Inbox mail folder in iOS 8.1?

Is there a way to mass delete compiled list of emails on iOS devices (like can be done in os x)? I only know two options: select individually & swipe "left" and from bottom select "edit", then ...
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How can I make iOS mail display the sender of an AOL-originated Google Groups message?

As recently mentioned on this webapps question, Google Groups has started re-writing the From: address information on messages originating with Yahoo & AOL users. For Google Groups mailing lists ...
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What are the trusted Certificate Authorities in iOS?

I'm wondering if StartCom is a trusted CA on iOS. I'd like to setup a mail server for a TLD, and use their free certificate. It's only about $10/year cheaper than more well known authorities, so the ...
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Fetch new mail only while on Wifi (but not while on cellular data)

I'm using Mail on iOS 7. I have it set to fetch new mail manually (only when I request it to fetch new mail; do not fetch automatically). It would be nice if I could set things up to work ...
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How can I “Delete All” from Inbox or Sent mail folder in iOS?

The sent items folder is about 8 GB and I need to clear it out to free up space. Is there any way to do it without selecting each individual message?