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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dgold82, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. dgold82

    dgold82 Well-Known Member
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    This might be a dumb question but is there any way (or app) that would allow us to change the white envelope in the notification bar for email? I ask because I have 2 accounts, one Yahoo and another Exchange for work. I never know which email account gets a new email unless I expand the notification or enter the email app.

    It would be great to be able to have a little "Y" icon (or something) for a Yahoo email and another icon for the exchange email. That way I can just ignore all the exchange email that comes in after work and only bother looking if it is a Yahoo email. Anything out there?
     



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  2. jpepping

    jpepping Newbie

    The Yahoo app does just that. The notification is a Y and a little envelope.
     
  3. dgold82

    dgold82 Well-Known Member
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    So I tried the yahoo app just for the notification icon. I thought it worked great at first but it doesn't clear the notification once you read the email on the stock email app. Maybe I didn't wait long enough but I was hoping that once I read the email on the stock app and it updated the server online it would then push the "marked as read" to the yahoo app and clear the notification automatically. It didn't.

    I'm actually surprised that no one else has talked about this more on these forums. I'm sure I'm not the only one with multiple email accounts. It would be nice to be able to quickly glance at the notification bar and determine which account has unread emails. Right now, all I get are white envelopes but that doesn't tell me much when I have 3 or 4 email accounts active.

    Oh well. Maybe a solution will present itself one day. Appreciate the reply.
     

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The HTC Droid Incredible release date was April 2010. Features and Specs include a 3.7" inch screen, 8MP camera, Snapdragon S1 processor, and 1300mAh battery.

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