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adding a gmail based email account

Discussion in 'HTC Droid Incredible' started by twigadee, Sep 27, 2010.

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    So, my school's email is ran through gmail, but when I try to add it as an account on my phone, it doesn't accept it. Anyone have any ideas how to get it working?
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    Yeah I've been trying to figure out how to do this too.

    Currently I have my school email being forwarded to my main gmail account so I get my school emails to my phone and get notified when I get a new email.

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    I was able to set up email on my Incredible using both the gmail app and the HTC mail apps. I think you need a google account, but that is also your gmail account. I hate to admit it but I followed the instructions on page 10 of the little booklet that came with the phone.
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    Wow, you got a booklet with your Incredible, hehe:)
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    I think the official GMail app only takes @gmail.com addresses. Try using the normal Mail app or get your school's IT department to help you (those IT people also probably use Androids).
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    Login to your gmail account at Google. You can add additional accounts there in settings. I have my Pop3 accounts added to the gmail account at Google. The emails will then be sent to the gmail app on your phone.
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