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#37844 20-Jul-2009 10:38
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I'm looking for an application that is free and will read my yahoo email via imap4 and alert me when i have an email and actually retrieve it for me.

The current email on the phone is pretty pants. I've got it connected to my GPRS via my network (O2) to connect get my email, the whole thing, and then stay connected for a little while so i can read and delete, my N95 used to do this but the N97 only has the option of "Headers Only" so it just tells me i have email and then disconnects making me RECONNECT to read the damn thing. Very annoying. Does anyone know of a reliable well respected email application i can download?

Many thanks :)

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  #237178 20-Jul-2009 15:09
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Have you used the new Nokia Email app? You can download it from here (https://email.nokia.com/) and works with most IMAP servers and has push email to your phone.



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  #237331 21-Jul-2009 00:17
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Yes i'm using it its dreadful. You can only select "Headers Only" and it disconnects instantly when telling me i have an email making me reconnect to read it.

 
 
 
 


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  #237334 21-Jul-2009 02:18
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Whats wrong with the default N97 email app?...that can be set to download email automaically and will do 'Msgs. & attachments' as well as 'Headers only'

Otherwise, to what I read, the #1 email app of choice for S60 if Profimail
http://www.lonelycatgames.com/?app=profimail




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  #237335 21-Jul-2009 02:32
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It doesn't do anything like that at all. Its terrible.



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  #237336 21-Jul-2009 02:34
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How do you get it to do messages etc when the ONLY choice is "headers only"



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  #237337 21-Jul-2009 04:36
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I was about to download it till i realised its not free and costs a fortune! Any other suggestions?

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  #237622 21-Jul-2009 18:40
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Tiff777: How do you get it to do messages etc when the ONLY choice is "headers only"

I don't know what version of the app your running, or where in the setings you are looking (or not looking, but those options are available...

In the default N97 email app; Options - Email settings - Retrieval settings - Email retrieval, there is the following to choose from:
- Headers only
- Size limit
- Msgs. & attachments

If you select Msgs. & attachments, it will download everything
If you select Size limit, it will download as much as possible, up to your specified size limit

These options are available on both the default N97 email app, as well as the Nokia Messaging app, I have boh installed and have delved deep into the setings.




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  #237685 21-Jul-2009 21:46
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I updated my email application and downloaded the new version too and those settings do not appear at all.

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  #237725 22-Jul-2009 00:16
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Well I don't know then...maybe its a European thing, but I certainly have those options available here...

If Brent is reading, maybe he can answer this question...hes the resident Nokia man here...Brent?




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  #237728 22-Jul-2009 00:26
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I've got the settings you mean on my Nokia N95 8GB but not on this N97. If i'm missing settings i'd very much appreciate it if someone who knows about Nokia phones would give me a little help to try and figure this out.

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  #237735 22-Jul-2009 02:44
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Wierd...I have them on my N97




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  #237736 22-Jul-2009 02:51
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Nothing here at all. Headers Only is the only thing i have.



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  #237737 22-Jul-2009 02:54
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Is it possible to get the resident nokia expert in this thread to have a look at helping me? I dont think i can message someone using the mobile site.

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  #237814 22-Jul-2009 11:47
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Have you tried mobile gmail app. Works well for me and can add multiple email accts. Goto m.google.com for the link. Work with touchscreen and I'm using it on my N97. Heard that there are problems with Nokia Messaging which has push email and I've also tried Emoze but have always gone back to gmail app. Didn't like Profimail. Gmail app is free.



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  #237818 22-Jul-2009 12:04
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bendigo: Have you tried mobile gmail app. Works well for me and can add multiple email accts. Goto m.google.com for the link. Work with touchscreen and I'm using it on my N97. Heard that there are problems with Nokia Messaging which has push email and I've also tried Emoze but have always gone back to gmail app. Didn't like Profimail. Gmail app is free.


Gmail doesn't work with my email address. It kept saying that the password and username do not match even though i typed it in a million times over and over again. To be honest if i can get the settings for the default email app that comes on the phone then it'd be great, but until then i cant use the thing at all.


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