Can't access gmail from mail icon

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kdb, Aug 19, 2009.

  1. kdb

    kdb New Member
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    I got my HTC Hero a couple of days ago. Configuration went fine and I really like the phone. But for some reason, when I click on the Mail icon, rather than giving me access to my Gmail inbox, it wants to configure a new Exchang Sync or other pop3/imap account. I configured my gmail account when setting up the phone initially and have gone back to factory settings a couple of times, with no success.

    I know that my gmail/gcalendar data are there.
    Currently, the only way to access my mail is via notifications (so only when I get new mail). Any suggestions for solving my problem.
    Thanks, Kees
     

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  2. FADviral

    FADviral Well-Known Member
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    Yeah, that's a "traditional" mail reader for POP and IMAP accounts only. Gmail is accessed via a separate app. If you click the arrow (bottom left of home screen), you'll find the Gmail (or Google Mail in the UK) icon in the list.
     
  3. kdb

    kdb New Member
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    How stupid of me!!! Thanks, my friend
     
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