Support How do you manually sync email?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by xpda, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. xpda

    xpda New Member
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    I have a Galaxy S iii, and pop3 email (non-gmail). It works fine with scheduled sync, but I would like to be able to manually sync instead, whenever I check my email. Is that possible? It seems like it should work if I disable email sync and hit the refresh icon in the email app, but that does nothing.
     

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  2. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member
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    I have my exchange account set up that way. I just open the app and hit the refresh button in top right.
     
  3. rcsrich

    rcsrich Well-Known Member
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    With my Exchange account, it doesn't matter if you have sync turned on or not, hitting the manual sync icon always prompts a sync for me.

    Could it be an issue on the server side of whatever service you are trying to connect to?
     

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