Syncing POP3 & IMAP Email problems

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    For some reason my Earthlink, Hotmail and Yahoo email accounts do not sync every 5 minutes like I set them to. In fact they seem to not even check for email unless I open the email program and go into each accounts email inbox. Anyone have similar problems? Any help would be most appreciated.
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    Are you using 3G or wifi?
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    I have this problem when using 3g or wifi
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    Well at least for yahoo, you'll never get it to fetch on wifi (stated because it's a mobile site your trying to get to, it somehow tells from IP or something and will not let you connect) Do you use any app killers to kill certain programs?
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    Yea I know about the Yahoo and wifi issue. Oh and I am using the Advanced Task Killer program.
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    I have this same problem using my hotmail account on my droid. I have it set to update every 10 min and it rarely seems to receive any emails unless I manually refresh the inbox like 5 times. I also have problems opening all emails that include attachments, not just the attachment, but the whole email itself.

    I use advanced app killer but have my email accounts on ignore, so they never close.
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    For a while everything actually started to sync but today I'm not getting ANY of my Earthlink or hotmail, regardless of how many times I refresh. I love this phone but this is not good. My old Palm Pre was more reliable with syncing email....
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    A known issue for hotmail is as well, that your account has to sign in the SMTP server first before getting mails, maybe you forgot to set that!
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    I had a similar problem with comast's pop3. I found switching to k-9 email app solves the problem with the mail not syncing.
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