G Mail vs. E Mail Apps.

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  1. truckbutt

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    The Droid comes with widgets/programs for e mail and g mail. Do people use one or the other or both? Why do you need two email applications? Does g mail allow you to configure it for non g mail accounts?
    Thanks,
    Scott
     
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    Edited because I'm wrong.
     
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    Yes, you can configure non gmail accounts with gmail. This is done on line in the settings of your google account. I have 2 non google accounts configured to gmail. It's easy to do and will keep you from having problems with the multiple accounts.
     
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    Thanks. What's the point of having both apps?
     
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    One of them is from Google, the other is (*I think*) a VZW or other 3rd party app. I rooted so I could remove the other useless app.
     
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    GMail app is for gmail mail the other is for pop3 mail (but it is super lame). Not everyone wants their pop3 accounts to go through gmail.
     
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    And as a result there is problems. That's why it's better just to forward your mail through gmail.
     
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    I slightly prefer the email app, its notification shortcut takes you straight to your inbox instead of the first email. (I have Gmail, but i use the email app... not the gmail one)