Syncing Hotmail with Droid X

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  1. baker355

    baker355 New Member

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    Does anyone know how many different email accounts the X will sync? I have Gmail, and Hotmail. The hotmail doesn't seem to want to sync for me. I read that it needs to be set up in a corporate sync account instead of the basic email account. I set up hotmail in corporate sync, and I can recieve/send email just fine. However when I delete an email on my phone, then open hotmail on the PC the email is still there. I would appreciate any thoughts you have on this. Thanks
     
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    X should be able to use any POP3 or IMAP accounts....
     
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    Same problem here. Suggestions?
     
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    Hotmail and att get set up the same way. So if I remember correctly u can use the yahoo mail app in market. That's what I used for att and it says hotmail too

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  5. joe.bob

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    If you open the hotmail account on your x and hit the menu button, then account settings, then scroll down to incoming settings, and you'll see an option for mail deletion with a pull-down, select when I delete. That's all I had to do. Oh and my hotmail account is setup using the standard email app, not corporate and it works just like it should
     
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    This sounds like it would work great, but unfortunately my pull down for mail deletion only has "delete messages older than" and amounts of time. So I don't have the option to select "when I delete" unless I'm missing something. I have a Motorola in case that makes a difference.
     
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    which moto? I have the moto droid x, and the drop-down for "delete email from server" has two options: Never, and When I delete from inbox.
     
  8. Tarasco

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    It's a Motorola DroidX. It says it's Android version 2.2.1, and system version 2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US. As you can probably tell I'm not too fluent in all this stuff.

    I tried looking all over and can't find the drop down you are talking about. I have a friend with the same model and probelm and he can't find it either.
     
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    Are you still stock? Meaning have you rooted and/or rommed your x? Forgive me, I suppose I should have mentioned I'm on liberty rom, may be the difference in what we're seeing
     
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    Yes, I'm still stock. That sounds like it's the difference.
     
  11. joe.bob

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    Well you got the latest version for everything on the x, so if you decide to root and/or rom it opens a lot of doors in terms of what your phone is capable of doing. There's lots of threads through the forums about doing so.
     
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    I also don't have an option for "delete from phone" under my Hotmail options either in the account settings or the settings under the inbox. I'm running DS 42 Blur and of course I'm rooted. I don't know if it makes any difference, but my Hotmail is setup as my default account.
     
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