Email notification

Discussion in 'Droid X FAQ' started by Knightley, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. Knightley
    Offline

    Knightley New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2010
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Florida
    I've asked this before but no such luck...does anyone know how to get a notification set up for when you receive an email? I currently get a vibration for my gmail, but I have several other emails on my phone and it never alerts me when I have new ones. I've tried missed call but it wouldn't do email. =/
  2. aminaked
    Offline

    aminaked New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2010
    Messages:
    2,186
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    California, USA
    Look at the gmail app settings. Check the "Email notifications" box and select a ringtone.

    Also, you should make sure your notification volume is turned up in phone settings. Under sound & display settings > ringer volume, you can choose to set a different volume for ringer and notifications.

    DON'T USE A TASK KILLER. DON'T USE ANTIVIRUS.
  3. Knightley
    Offline

    Knightley New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2010
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Florida
    Thank you I got it to work but now it repeats constantly until I check my email. Any way to get it to just alert once?
  4. fish1552
    Offline

    fish1552 Premium Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2010
    Messages:
    652
    Likes Received:
    16
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Savannah area of Coastal Georgia, USA
    Have you tried changing the "Email Check Frequency"? Not sure if that would work or not, but doesn't look to be any other way short of opening the email or clearing the alert.

    I turned all notices off on mine because I was getting alerts all night long while trying to sleep.
  5. blacktimusprime
    Offline

    blacktimusprime New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010
    Messages:
    72
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    dirty jerz

    where would one find said " email check frequency"? im using the gmail app and i have to manually refresh it to get emails
  6. Amazonfemme
    Offline

    Amazonfemme New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2010
    Messages:
    73
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I'm having the same problem: I have to refresh the Gmail app to get new e-mails, but the Email app, where I have my secondary e-mail accounts set up, works like a charm. It's mystifying.
  7. aminaked
    Offline

    aminaked New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2010
    Messages:
    2,186
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    California, USA
    Do you have sync turned on? An easy way to check this is to long-press your home screen and add the Power Control widget. The two arrows in a circle are sync and that should be left on all the time. If that is on, also make sure that you are syncing gmail (you can also sync calendar and contacts with google's servers) via your phone settings.

    If all that is on and you are still having to manually refresh gmail:
    phone settings > applications > manage applications > menu > filter > all > Gmail storage > clear data > ignore scary dialog box and click OK

    The gmail app uses "push", meaning that you cannot set the frequency. It checks for email more or less immediately.
  8. blacktimusprime
    Offline

    blacktimusprime New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010
    Messages:
    72
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    dirty jerz
    i just turned that on via the power control widget. about 10 min ago i was able to get into the gmail settings and tell it to sync. its working now since my phone just went off that i had an email from this forum. aminaked- you rock thanks! dancedroid
  9. Amazonfemme
    Offline

    Amazonfemme New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2010
    Messages:
    73
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I swear, that's the first time I've even heard of the Power Control widget, which was, in fact, not turned on. I fixed that, then sent a couple of test e-mails and -- voila! -- notifications. Thank you! I don't know what I'd do without this place. dancedroid
  10. aminaked
    Offline

    aminaked New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2010
    Messages:
    2,186
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    California, USA
    Great!

    A lot of people are having this problem. Google needs to make the settings more user friendly...and they are working on it for Android 3 apparently.
  11. lcosta02
    Offline

    lcosta02 New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2010
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I have the Gmail Unread Counter widget which works great, but I'd like an Unread Counter widget for my non-Gmail accounts.

    I haven't been able to find one though.
  12. Knightley
    Offline

    Knightley New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2010
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Florida
    Has anyone had trouble with their email (any account) push? Mine used to show up immediately and now I don't get emails until 15-20mins after they were received. My push is turned on, as is the sync arrow icon. Any thoughts? =/
  13. ezydrvr
    Offline

    ezydrvr New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    for droidx any help on how to set notification ringtone for an aol email? have ringtone set for notifications just aol doesn't recognize it gmail works ok
  14. rb10475
    Offline

    rb10475 New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2010
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Notify Settings

    GMail/More/Setting/Notify once

    Notify once for new email, not for every new message.
Search tags for this page
cannot get droid email notification to work
,
how do set an alert when i receive an email on my droid?
,
how to get email notifications droid
,
how to get email notifications on droid
,

how to get email notifications on droid x

,
how to put notifications on my email on my droid
,
how to set email notification on verison droid
,
how to set up e mail notifications on a droid
,
how to set up e-mail notification on droid
,
how to set up email notifications on droid ii
,
i dont get emial notifications on my phone
,
motorola droid how do i get notified when i receive email