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Support Mail app data going up and up - low memory flags

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by licountrygirl, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. licountrygirl

    licountrygirl New Member
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    My internal memory started going down and I figured it out that it was the stock email app that I use with my yahoo account.

    I deleted the data and had to set up my account all over again and the memory shot back up.

    I am finding that I have to do that every 2-3 weeks or I will lose too much memory and get those dreaded alerts and bounced back texts.

    Is there any way to delete all that data instead of wiping out the account? I am very good with keeping all my cache clean (it's a must on this low memory phone) but I hate having to set up my email account over and over.

    Will wiping out the data that often do any damage to the phone?
     

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  2. riggerman1

    riggerman1 Well-Known Member
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    You can always try the Yahoo mall app instead.
     
  3. sounds odd, I have mine set up to check 3 accounts that get lots of mail n never ran out.
     
  4. Guian

    Guian Well-Known Member
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    Wiping the data won't hurt the phone.

    Have you checked your other apps to see if they are the memory hogs? Usually when I'm running low I make the assumption that its my e-mail but usually the culprit is the browser and my news reader.
     
  5. spikehou

    spikehou New Member
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    Yeah I have the same issue. The stock Mail app is using 71.03 MB. I only use my Yahoo mail and that app is only using 9.89 MB. Have not figured out how to get the stock mail app down.
     
  6. Petrah

    Petrah Psychotic Female
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    You might try using the K-9 mail app instead of the default one.

     
  7. fightingirish

    fightingirish Well-Known Member
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    The stock email app really racks up the data storage space. Ridiculous!

    I use K-9. Much more sensible. The browser/website option works as well, but you don't get notifications.
     
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