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EMAIL: Annoying "Show HTML" "Show Picture" buttons

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mkanet, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. mkanet

    mkanet Newbie
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    Okay, I know I'm not the only person that gets emails with embedded html or inlined images via google mail. When I get emails like this, I have to click on "Show HTML" or "Show Picture" every single time an email comes in if I actually want to see the email the way it was intended to be shown. I know for a fact that iphones and other email readers dont have any issues with this.

    Is there a setting to automatically display the email the way it was meant to be shown instead of having to click these buttons each time I want to view the email correctly? Or, perhaps there's already a market app that forces the android email client to display emails correctly?

    This is not to be confused with a similar known bug where the android email app using non-google email accounts dont even have an option to manually display html/inlined images; let alone automatically showing the email in it's entirety.

    I know that google employees (even the engineers who designed the builtin email client receive emails with html/embedded images)... and, probably dont click on those buttons every single time they get an email thats not just plain text.
     

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  2. zpilot

    zpilot Well-Known Member
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    AOL mail shows images automatically why can't Gmail. I'm bamboozled. :/ Hate pushing on the view pictures button everytime I get an email via Gmail.
     
  3. misterzeno

    misterzeno Well-Known Member
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    +1 to this thread, lil annoying each time hope im just missing the option to always show images or something similar.
     
  4. unplugged1

    unplugged1 Android Enthusiast
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    If enough of us make a suggestion to Google to eliminate the button and make it a default, they might change it:

    Go here and make the suggestion: Suggest a feature for Gmail - Gmail Help

    I wrote something like this: Please remove the button that is required to see images.
     
  5. mkanet

    mkanet Newbie
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    There's something we're missing email from Google displays correctly by default without having to press any unessessary buttons. There must be some code they insert for the reader to show html.
     
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