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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by maximus96, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. maximus96

    maximus96 Well-Known Member
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    You guys with a separate exchange work email and personal gmail account. Do you have to setup the exchange mail on HTC
     

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  2. paradox183

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    You can have the Exchange account and the Gmail account both setup in the Mail app. Not sure how well this works - I keep them separate just because I want them separate.
     
  3. marctronixx

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    I have the gmail app running and I have about 8 email accounts and exchange so its no issues whatsoever.

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  4. Ceger

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    I noticed that the EVO version of HTC Mail has new peak and off-peak times and that if I set my peak setting to get "items as they arrive", I don't see the sync icon going on every 5 seconds. That is how the Hero did it and it actually did a pull sync constantly which ate the battery.

    Anyone know if the EVO version has true exchange push capability?

    Ceger
     
  5. asaberan

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    Yes, it has true Exchange push capability. I turned it off though and sync every 10 minutes instead to save battery life. By default, it uses "As Items Arrive" and you have to change it.
     
  6. GiftedPlacebo

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    We use Google Apps Premier at work, so I set up Gmail for my personal email and stuck a bookmark link to my work email on my Home screen. Granted, I don't get notifications of new work emails, but I get so much email at work I prefer it this way actually. lol
     
  7. Ceger

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    But if it is true push, then battery would be LOTS better than the same setting on the Hero, correct?

    Ceger
     
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