No push for POP

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  1. ToddP0530

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    EVery review I've seen says there is no push mail for pop3 mail (i.e. yahoo), but there is push for gmail and microsoft server synch.
     
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    I believe you can also have your POP accounts forwarded through your Gmail account which will be pushed. I believe you can have up to 5 accounts forwarded to your Gmail account. Someone chime in and let me know if I'm right or wrong.
     
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    cga ... you're right. If you have a yahoo account, or in my case an att.net account that runs through yahoo, it will not push. You have to set it at timed intervals to pull it.
     
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    there are 3rd party such as Seven that offer free 3rd party push email solutions..

    SEVEN Press Releases
     
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    Thanks for the link, however these solutions are incomplete.

    Complete Outlook, Exchange, Business data support would include the following:

    Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes.

    This appears to only do first 2, which I believe the Droid will do anyway. It's incomplete and it's Androids (Googles) fault.

    Can anyone deliver a complete package on a new device?

    Thanks,

    MP
     
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    Will there be push alerts for facebook, twitter, etc?
     
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    theres other free solutions just check out google
     
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    Guys,

    Sorry, I think I'm blaming the wrong people. Google wants to make money, so they want me to have to buys other apps to get the basic feature that I already had out of the box with a 4 year old xv6700.

    Its verizons fault. I now have a brand new smart phone that is not as smart as my 4 year old smartphone for business data out of the box.

    That is , not smart!
     
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    But remember that the XV6700 was running Windows Mobile so Exchange Server stuff was pretty much native inside the OS. Opening Outlook was like opening up another Outlook session that mimics your desktop experience.
     
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    OK so what is bothering you. I'm guessing by reading your title. your pop3 email like my home _@cfl.rr.com isn't pushed to the phone? It has to be set to go check the email and see if there's something new in the in box.

    You can sign into your mails home paige again mine rr.com and set the mail to forward to your gmail acct. I do this with BB already. I also have it set to leave a copy on the server. Then I can open outlook at home later and pull it down too if necessary
     
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    Also another point is that POP3 email is never pushed.

    IMAP email can replicate push via IMAPIdle, but the server has to support it.

    Do any phones support push POP3 natively?
     
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