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Don't wanna use push for emails (save battery)

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BigCiX, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. BigCiX

    BigCiX Android Expert
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    Follow these steps and you could save yourself the hourly push for emails. (This works for GMail). It sends you a text alert everytime you get an email. Most of the time in a matter of second. I used this method on my iphone to save battery life from email pushing.

    - log on to you gmail account
    - click on settings on the right top corner
    - click on fowarding and pop/imap tab
    - in the fowarding section click the "foward a copy of incoming mail to (at this point enter your 10 digit phone number@text.att.net)
    - click save changes

    you will now recieve a text message whenever you get an email. So all you battery hoggs can keep your push off if you want.

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    POP and IMAP use very little power. They're more reliable than SMS too. SMS sometimes get dropped and disappear.
     
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    Or you can just turn off auto sync of emails directly through the phone, or change the sync frequency.
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