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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by peter7769, Aug 10, 2010.

  1. peter7769

    peter7769 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Hi Folks
    I just wanted to let you know that i have just installed Maildroid, and i think its fantastic!!, its so much better than the stock version, and it displays all my emails correctly inc all pictures, the stock version & k9(that i have now uninstalled) couldnt do this!!!

    It supports multiple accounts, and has quite a few options, you can also get an add on that allows you to save attachments to the SD card, its still in Beta but i reckon this could be a winner :)

    The only downside is that it ad supported.

    I suggest you take a look and see what you are missing ;)



    P.s i have nothing to do with this program, i just think praise should be given when its due, i have also emailed the dev to say what a great job he's doing :)

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  2. hapearso

    hapearso Lurker

    I completely agree with peter7769 on this. I tried K9 for my POP email accounts as well and it did not work nearly as well as Maildroid. The developer has done an outstanding job with the app. There is still some room for improvement, but it's still in beta.
  3. amethyst27

    amethyst27 Lurker

    So, I know that I am missing something....why can't I see that I have replied to or forwarded an email when I look at my inbox?? is there a feature for this?
  4. phonuzer

    phonuzer Lurker

    Thanks for the "heads up" on this one.

    On a bit of a side note regarding the standard email app installed on Droids: is there a way to move the bar at the top of the app (that allows one to choose between accounts ) down to the bottom of the screen?

    It would make things a lot easier on my hand!

    Thanks for any help, P
  5. NumbLock

    NumbLock Lurker

    Hello All. I am running the latest version of MailDroid but cannot for the life of me figure out how to view the SMTP/IMAP settings of the default account. I've been through all of the menus to no avail. Any help appreciated.
  6. Benj98

    Benj98 Lurker

    With my stock email version, I am able to save email to my phone calendar. Is this possible with MailDroid. I find this feature very valuable and the only reason I would keep using the stock version on my samsung.
  7. Jon_LTD

    Jon_LTD Android Expert

    My K9 shows all the pictures..? Do you mean html emails? I initially tried Maildroid as a push service but found it unreliable is and k9 has never given me my issues.. But I may reconsider as I did the ui of Maildroid
  8. bthomson100

    bthomson100 Lurker

    Did you ever get a reply on this? I too can't find the SMTP setting for my default account and I think it's wrong because I can't send mail from Maildroid from my Acer A100 running ICS.
  9. allana13

    allana13 Lurker

    Dont Know
    What i would do without mail droid
  10. johnc214

    johnc214 Lurker

    Does anyone know if MailDroid works right with AOL email (I know I know.. but have to keep it for now due to job search stuff). Works GREAT with Yahoo and gmail, but AOL will not synch back to the server. That is stuff on the computer synchs great with the tablet, but nothing on the tablet synches back to the server. Yahoo/gmail do, but not AOL. Can't figure out what is causing that. Please help!
  11. maildroiddev

    maildroiddev Well-Known Member

  12. mrdeucie

    mrdeucie Well-Known Member

    Is there a user manual for mail droid? I can't for the life of me figure out how to switch to the next message (either previous or following) in my inbox from a current message without going back to the inbox. Most email programs I have used have a next or previous arrow or you can swipe to get to the next message.
  13. maildroiddev

    maildroiddev Well-Known Member

    That feature is only available in the pro version.
  14. rishman1

    rishman1 Lurker

    Maildroid has worked fine for me for over a year but recently, it does this thing where I suppose if it doesn't get a good connection, an outgoing email gets stuck in the outbox. It doesn't give any indication that the email didn't get sent, and it just stays in the outbox I'm assuming indefinitely (definitely at least for days, as I've found that happen before), until I happen to realize it never got sent and send it again. I've tried to find a setting that would tell it to keep trying to send an email, but I haven't found any such thing. Can anyone help?

  15. markdoc

    markdoc Android Expert

    To those that need to find the SMTP info, here it is: it may be a little different because I use the pro version:
    On the too left, tap in the three bars. Then tap on "Manage Accounts". Pick the account you want and tap on the three dots. From there, just choose what you want; I think you'd want "Server Settings". Hope that helped.
  16. grunt0300

    grunt0300 Android Enthusiast

    Does anyone know if the screen opens in the "pro" version? I need that function. Thanks.:(
  17. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
    VIP Member

    What do you mean "the screen opens in the pro version"? Maildroid Pro is the paid version of the app, so if you are using that app you are using the pro version.

    Or if you mean "does the screen open" when using that app, what screen are you referring to?
  18. grunt0300

    grunt0300 Android Enthusiast

    Sorry, let me clarify. When an email hits my phone, the notification sound comes on, the LED light blinks, but the lock screen stays black. I'm hoping that Mail Droid Pro addresses this issue. Thanks.:)
  19. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    On my phone it will wake the screen (HTC One M7, Lollipop, custom ROM). That's all I can say though.
  20. grunt0300

    grunt0300 Android Enthusiast

    Not on mine. Samsung Galaxy Note 4. I found a work around, using Dynamic Notifications, from the Play Store. Basically, it's another lock screen, but it does the job.
  21. grunt0300

    grunt0300 Android Enthusiast

    @Hadron: As a MailDroid user, could you please tell me if it has a widget for "combined" inboxes. This is a must for me. Thanks again for your help.:)
  22. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    Actually I'm not currently using MailDroid (though I temporarily reinstalled it the other day to confirm that my memory of it waking the screen was correct). And I've never used an email widget, so can't answer that one from experience.

    I did try to restore my Titanium backup of it to check (since that would be quicker than setting multiple accounts up on it again, which I'd guess is needed before I can have a combined inbox), but for some reason Ti is having trouble restoring stuff on my phone at the moment - I'll need to debug that before I can answer (that's something I'll want to sort out anyway).
  23. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
    VIP Member

    Wow, that was a pain! Anyway, got Titanium sorted, so...

    Anyway, yes, the Maildroid Pro inbox widget can show the combined inbox.
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