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    Help! I just started getting notified when mail arrives in my junk folder on my stock S3. Never happened before. Any ideas on how I can turn that off?

    Many thanks.
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    Boy, I sure miss Skunkape.
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    Dude, give us a little time. Even skunkape had a life outside this forum. None of us get paid for this, it's Sunday afternoon, and we have other things to do than sit in front of a computer waiting for your question.

    Also, it would help if you gave us a little information to go on. Which email app? What kind of account (e.g., MS Exchange, Gmail, Yahoo.....). Did you recently change anything else about your phone, or update your account settings online.
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

    LG G3 on Sprint. [Stumped and Bumped, Debloated, Startup apps managed, Trickster, Nova Prime, Swiftkey, G3 Tweakbox]--> Runs smooth as silk, now.
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    Sorry, after 7 hours and 100+ views with no responses I didn't figure I needed to coax anyone off of their cross.
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    Forget I said anything. Sorry to have bothered you.
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    I am sorry you have not yet received an answer to your question. In the future, a little more specific information on the issue can help by a large margin.

    Have you recently updated the application?
    What mail client are you using?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scipio11111 View Post
    Sorry, after 7 hours and 100+ views with no responses I didn't figure I needed to coax anyone off of their cross.
    Quote Originally Posted by scipio11111 View Post
    Forget I said anything. Sorry to have bothered you.
    Someone needs to learn to be a little more patient, and a lot more polite, when looking for free help from people who don't owe him (or her) anything.
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

    LG G3 on Sprint. [Stumped and Bumped, Debloated, Startup apps managed, Trickster, Nova Prime, Swiftkey, G3 Tweakbox]--> Runs smooth as silk, now.
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    I'm a member of a number of forums.
    "views" could be anyone including bots, and many are not registered members that could reply.
    I looked at this thread but had nothing constructive to say, nor an answer for a question with too little information.
    Sorry for my contribution to your anger or frustration.
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    My earlier post was erased apparently. Too blunt i guess, but meyer is right, as usual. You get what you give........ But there are notification options for individual folders in the stock email app, double check that, and then come back when you mature. I'm surprised I even came back to comment
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    Quote Originally Posted by Weazrbmxr View Post
    My earlier post was erased apparently. Too blunt i guess, but meyer is right, as usual. You get what you give........ But there are notification options for individual folders in the stock email app, double check that, and then come back when you mature. I'm surprised I even came back to comment
    No, it was deleted because of the blatant circumventing of the language filter and the inappropriate language that you chose to use, including the attacks on the OP. Which you seemed to have continued in this post. Please do not insult other users maturity. If you would like to further discuss this, please feel free to PM me.

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    I would say, open the app, hit Menu>Settings>and look for either general settings or sounds. In Yahoo! tap the upper left hand corner and that will bring up the menu, and Settings is toward the bottom. However, the last I knew, Yahoo! had no way of silencing any incoming mail, but I also don't get notified of junk, either.

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    I asked him for some information which could have helped debug the problem, and would still be happy to help him (in spite of his attitude) if he answered those questions, but it doesn't appear he's coming back.
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

    LG G3 on Sprint. [Stumped and Bumped, Debloated, Startup apps managed, Trickster, Nova Prime, Swiftkey, G3 Tweakbox]--> Runs smooth as silk, now.
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    Going to bring this thread back.
    This has just started happening to me. I am using a Hotmail account with the stock email app. Set up with MES. It's only happening with my Hotmail account. Not with my live or Outlook that I have set up.
    I havent touched the settings before it started happening. It was out of the blue. I have since removed the account then re-added it, and I am still getting notified for junk mail.
    Any other ideas....

    PS.... I expect and answer in 15 seconds otherwise I will get frustrated and leave angry replies!

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    I've actually had this problem with my Hotmail account notifying me of junk mail too. When I open the app, often it brings me straight to junk instead of inbox. I think it started over the summer, after having it work perfectly for 10 months. I've played with the settings, changed them, restarted, but nothing makes a difference. If love to know of anyone is able to fix this, but IMO its something I have to live with.
    And after the 4.3 update, at least it's just a matter of of using the back button to get to my inbox (before it would kick me out of the app).

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    Yes me too (Hotmail, stock mail app on my old S2).

    Not a big issue, but if it's only one email them clicking the notification opens the spam, which only encourages the buggers.
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    I'm only on 4.1.2 but solution for me was:

    In phone settings, sync section, untick everything (mail calendar contacts etc) for Hotmail. Turn phone off and on. Turn mail sync back on.

    No more notifications for Nigerian lotto wins

    EDIT: bah, junk notifications are back
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    Did anyone find a fix for this? I'm using a Samsung S4 with android 4.3. The only account i'm having problems with is my hotmail (outlook.com). Thanks for any help.
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    I'm having the same problem with hotmail. It started last week.
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    I too started having this problem after the recent update to my Samsung galaxy mega 6.3. I've been through settings and can't seem to switch off notifications from my junk folder
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    Did you try the suggestion in post #16?
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

    LG G3 on Sprint. [Stumped and Bumped, Debloated, Startup apps managed, Trickster, Nova Prime, Swiftkey, G3 Tweakbox]--> Runs smooth as silk, now.
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    Go through the settings of your email.... i had the issue with hotmail that started when i manually checked my junk folder. Change the settings for the folder. Select the junk folder. Then change it from 'use account default' to every 2 months. There is no option to completely remove it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by meyerweb View Post
    Did you try the suggestion in post #16?
    It seems the problem happens when on your phone either you manually go to the junk mail folder, or you use the spam email to say an email is spam/junk. The most reliable fix I have been given is to remove the account and add it back again. And it seems to work from then on provided you don't do one of the first mentioned triggers. I tried the advice you mentioned given earlier and soon as I turned the phone back on and turned the sync back on the first notification I got was for a junk email lol I'm going to say it didn't work. Removing the account and readding might be the only way.
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    Hey peeps,

    I found this on another forum and so far it's working

    go into the Samsung Email app settings for your hotmail account, and unselect the option to sync your junkmail folder (open app, menu/settings/select-account/more-settings/folder-sync-settings

    You can change the frequency in which the junkmail folder syncs up, or turn it off completely

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