Instant email receive when screen is turned off

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  1. aguyngueran

    aguyngueran New Member
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    Hello there,

    Is there any possibility to setup Android 2.1 to check for new emails when the screen is turned off? Everything works great when it's on, but I really like to let my phone act as instant mail reader/notifier when the phone is unused.

    Thank you.
     

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  2. takeshi

    takeshi Well-Known Member
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    I receive new email whether the screen is on or off. What device are you using? What email app? What type(s) of email account(s)?
     
  3. AndroidSPCS

    AndroidSPCS Well-Known Member
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    whether the screen is on or off should have no impact on its ability to syn email / calendar / contacts.
     
  4. aguyngueran

    aguyngueran New Member
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  5. Ziani

    Ziani Well-Known Member
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    Have you set your phone to stay connected when phone screens off? menu>settings>wireless controll>mobile network settings>check enable always on mobile
     
  6. aguyngueran

    aguyngueran New Member
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    Yes, it was enabled. Now after observing my phone for longer period I can see it can receive emails when screen is off but I'm not sure whether the check period works as set (5 minutes) and it looks like taking a longer time to receive new emails.

    Thank you.
     

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