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  1. GlueFactoryBJJ's Avatar
    Would be interesting to know. I will be adding a calendar hook for google eventually.
    Wouldn't it be easier to add a hook to the built in Android calendar and then let it sync with whatever calendar the user uses (Google, Exchange, Outlook, etc.)? For example, to click a button and then it would pull up an Android calendar entry with the text of the email in the calendar notes section.

    Anyway, just a thought...

    Scott
    07-31-2010 11:12 AM
  2. maildroiddev's Avatar
    One suggestion would be to have a button like k-9 that you can retrieve new emails right from the screen instead of having to hit the menu button and then the refresh button to get new emails. On K-9 you just hit the "get new messages" button on the screen . Makes it easier for one handed operation and when driving and you want to check email but dont want to take your eyes off the road. you can just leave the email open and touch the screen.

    Also is there a way to re-order the Email accounts. I put 5-6 in and want the most used one to be on top of the list.

    Also can you define which account is the main account for sending emails ?

    Thanks its a great email app and while I am still using K-9 its probally only a matter of time until I am using MailDroid.
    1. I'll consider to add the refresh, makes sense.
    2. Not yet, I have had this on my list since version 0.98 when I wanted to do it for the same reason. I'll get to it eventually.
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    07-31-2010 10:01 PM
  3. maildroiddev's Avatar
    Wouldn't it be easier to add a hook to the built in Android calendar and then let it sync with whatever calendar the user uses (Google, Exchange, Outlook, etc.)? For example, to click a button and then it would pull up an Android calendar entry with the text of the email in the calendar notes section.

    Anyway, just a thought...

    Scott
    I have not really thought this through, so you may be right.
    07-31-2010 10:01 PM
  4. maildroiddev's Avatar
    @everyone

    As I mentioned, I am re-doing the entire approach of how I get mail and also the idea of delete from phone in the next version. This requires a massive amount of testing, and I am curious if anyone wants to help test that.

    If you are, please send me a PM. I won't be responding to every PM and just because you send me a PM does not mean I'll send you the test version. I am looking for people who really use MD all the time and those who are willing to try a version that may be buggy.
    07-31-2010 10:04 PM
  5. Rickgsx's Avatar
    PM Sent... BTW... my device is a Droid X
    07-31-2010 10:34 PM
  6. G-Money713's Avatar
    PM sent....Moto Droid1
    08-01-2010 01:22 PM
  7. nightranger's Avatar
    I really like maildroid but I can not get it to open pdfs, it says there is no application available to open this content. I have two pdf applications installed. Is this a known bug or is it something that is a configuration error on my part? Great app though, when I found it I instantly deleted K-9. IMO it is leaps and bounds beyond K-9. Will definitely buy the paid version if this attachment deal is fixed.
    08-02-2010 12:02 AM
  8. LDubs's Avatar
    I have no problems opening pdf's with my yahoo e-mail on Maildroid. Sometimes it takes a little while to download a local copy, but they open fine...
    08-02-2010 12:51 PM
  9. maildroiddev's Avatar
    I really like maildroid but I can not get it to open pdfs, it says there is no application available to open this content. I have two pdf applications installed. Is this a known bug or is it something that is a configuration error on my part? Great app though, when I found it I instantly deleted K-9. IMO it is leaps and bounds beyond K-9. Will definitely buy the paid version if this attachment deal is fixed.
    As LDubs said, they should open without an issue. If the pdf is corrupt, that is another story. Does this happen on every pdf or only on some? Is it just pdfs? The error that you saw, I would also get if the pdf file is corrupted. Also, what device do you have?
    08-02-2010 02:20 PM
  10. tritan's Avatar
    How do I get syncing started on K-9? I set the check times but it won't sync unless I open the app. I have been jumping between both apps comparing them and they are both great apps but forgot how to get K-9 syncing again?
    08-02-2010 03:19 PM
  11. nightranger's Avatar
    As LDubs said, they should open without an issue. If the pdf is corrupt, that is another story. Does this happen on every pdf or only on some? Is it just pdfs? The error that you saw, I would also get if the pdf file is corrupted. Also, what device do you have?
    It happens with every PDF. Other attachments open just fine. I am running an incredible on stock 2.1. All of these PDFs open with the stock mail program. Any ideas?
    08-02-2010 06:55 PM
  12. maildroiddev's Avatar
    @Everyone

    So where are we now with MailDroid? Well, MD is undergoing some massive internal changes and I appreciate the people who have offered to test (note to those users, except something tomorrow evening). What is changing and what to expect? Well, I will give more features to you as we get closer to the release day (hopefully next Sunday or Monday). For now, here are features that should be there:

    1. Delete from phone option (yes, finally)
    2. Sort and Filter (this 'probably' will happen)
    3. Performance improvements (technically not a feature)
    4. Secondary sleep mode options (ie. ability to wake up)
    5. Something else...possibly will be released in an Alpha stage, but let's see how far I get

    I'll keep you all updated.
    08-02-2010 09:44 PM
  13. ggh514's Avatar
    @Everyone

    So where are we now with MailDroid? Well, MD is undergoing some massive internal changes and I appreciate the people who have offered to test (note to those users, except something tomorrow evening). What is changing and what to expect? Well, I will give more features to you as we get closer to the release day (hopefully next Sunday or Monday). For now, here are features that should be there:

    1. Delete from phone option (yes, finally)
    2. Sort and Filter (this 'probably' will happen)
    3. Performance improvements (technically not a feature)
    4. Secondary sleep mode options (ie. ability to wake up)
    5. Something else...possibly will be released in an Alpha stage, but let's see how far I get

    I'll keep you all updated.
    Are IMAP headers going to be saved to the device?
    08-03-2010 09:20 AM
  14. maildroiddev's Avatar
    Are IMAP headers going to be saved to the device?
    Yes, but I'll leave it as that for now as I am still working out some kinks.
    08-03-2010 11:30 AM
  15. jonnyq's Avatar
    Noob here, but really liking the MD app. The mail app that came with Droid1 sucked big time. MD is so much better. Simple suggestion if you can manage is instead of having the asterisk next to the account which has new mail, can you actually put the number of new messages there instead?

    And, I have to admit, I don't dig the icon. The ones the other poster was working on seemed pretty cool. Hopefully, you decide to go with a simpler looking icon soon.

    Keep up the good work!
    08-03-2010 01:12 PM
  16. tritan's Avatar
    Ok, I have been switching back and forth with maildroid and K-9. I am using K-9 right now because I love the all in one dump for mail with all he accounts. I have an issue I didn't have the first time around. I keep getting a high number count of unread emails in the notification bar. I see that K-9 keeps totaling all my folders in Gmail. How do I stop this? I just want new incoming totals for the notification bar. Also how do I change the polling time for both my att account and gmail account . Can't find them. I also change the account color and don't see any differences. i thought account color was for the font text or is this just for folders? Is there away to change the led color for each account?
    08-03-2010 04:56 PM
  17. GlueFactoryBJJ's Avatar
    I just got my X in the mail yesterday and have been playing with MailDroid a bit and I can definitely see the potential.

    I use mail on my phone primarily to keep tabs on any email that comes in while I am away from my laptop. I could change this with a phone that I can actually type fairly well with, but for now I just need something that will download the emails during the day (without deleting them from the server so my laptop can get them later) and can delete them on the phone without deleting them on the server. AND occasionally reply to those that need quick replies.

    Any help in setting this up using MailDroid would be greatly appreciated.

    Oh, yeah, is there any way to get the Moto Mail widget to show new MailDroid emails?

    Thanks in advance for any help!

    Scott
    08-03-2010 06:36 PM
  18. xxxspank's Avatar
    OK, so I read almost all the pages on this thing.

    Q:
    1. Why don't my e-mails stay saved on my phone (Galaxy S), I thought this was suppose to be a feature ?

    Connection Management Q:
    There are 2 options-
    1.Stay connected for performance and immediate notifications? (What does this thing do)- * I noticed it kills my battery life.

    2.Close connection when I exit mailbox? (Does this mean i wont get e-mails when my phone is in "Standby"?)


    I came from a BB and I use my phone for work emails (All the time), many times I am working and my computer is on in the office, however I step away all the time too, this is why I like to save email on my phone, sometimes I would like to reply.
    08-03-2010 06:59 PM
  19. maildroiddev's Avatar
    Noob here, but really liking the MD app. The mail app that came with Droid1 sucked big time. MD is so much better. Simple suggestion if you can manage is instead of having the asterisk next to the account which has new mail, can you actually put the number of new messages there instead?

    And, I have to admit, I don't dig the icon. The ones the other poster was working on seemed pretty cool. Hopefully, you decide to go with a simpler looking icon soon.

    Keep up the good work!
    The count of emails is technically a bit challenging. If you have an IMAP account, it is easy. POP3, makes it difficult as it does not support a count of any form. There are some tricks to do it though, but they are never accurate. I have some ideas, but I want to make sure they really work before implementing a half solution.
    08-03-2010 09:15 PM
  20. maildroiddev's Avatar
    I just got my X in the mail yesterday and have been playing with MailDroid a bit and I can definitely see the potential.

    I use mail on my phone primarily to keep tabs on any email that comes in while I am away from my laptop. I could change this with a phone that I can actually type fairly well with, but for now I just need something that will download the emails during the day (without deleting them from the server so my laptop can get them later) and can delete them on the phone without deleting them on the server. AND occasionally reply to those that need quick replies.

    Any help in setting this up using MailDroid would be greatly appreciated.

    Oh, yeah, is there any way to get the Moto Mail widget to show new MailDroid emails?

    Thanks in advance for any help!

    Scott
    Delete from phone is coming in the next version. As far as widgets go, I will probably work with the Pure widget team at the end of this month. I will also take a look at moto mail widget.
    08-03-2010 09:16 PM
  21. jonnyq's Avatar
    The count of emails is technically a bit challenging. If you have an IMAP account, it is easy. POP3, makes it difficult as it does not support a count of any form. There are some tricks to do it though, but they are never accurate. I have some ideas, but I want to make sure they really work before implementing a half solution.
    The stock android email client is able to do new message count, with both POP and Hotmail. That was pretty much all that worked with that app. Not sure if looking at that app would help you figure it out. It would be nice to have, but I'm keeping MD regardless.

    Any thoughts on the icon, perhaps having user selectable icons?
    08-04-2010 07:42 AM
  22. maildroiddev's Avatar
    OK, so I read almost all the pages on this thing.

    Q:
    1. Why don't my e-mails stay saved on my phone (Galaxy S), I thought this was suppose to be a feature ?

    Connection Management Q:
    There are 2 options-
    1.Stay connected for performance and immediate notifications? (What does this thing do)- * I noticed it kills my battery life.

    2.Close connection when I exit mailbox? (Does this mean i wont get e-mails when my phone is in "Standby"?)


    I came from a BB and I use my phone for work emails (All the time), many times I am working and my computer is on in the office, however I step away all the time too, this is why I like to save email on my phone, sometimes I would like to reply.
    1. This is a feature that is coming in the next version and is not available yet

    Connection Management: I will give a quick answer, but take a look at the help file

    1. Do you have IMAP or POP3 set up? If IMAP, then this is required for push, if pop3, it is not required but will speed up the opening of your mailbox
    2. No, again the help file explain it that it will just not be as fast and a new connection must be made to open mail

    You mentioned it "kills your battery'. How did you figure this out? What tests did you run? Did you use a tool? What are the stats?

    The leave connection open does nothing more then send a packet to the server to say "I am here". There is no way that this settings can kill your battery.
    08-04-2010 08:49 AM
  23. maildroiddev's Avatar
    The stock android email client is able to do new message count, with both POP and Hotmail. That was pretty much all that worked with that app. Not sure if looking at that app would help you figure it out. It would be nice to have, but I'm keeping MD regardless.

    Any thoughts on the icon, perhaps having user selectable icons?
    It is technically impossible to do an accurate count that is sync'd with your real hotmail account or pop3 account (maybe I was not clear). The stock client downloads all mail as new and then as you read it, will show a read/unread. This is very easy to do. I meant to actually sync with your pop3 server.
    08-04-2010 08:51 AM
  24. bikehere's Avatar
    Been using MD for about a day and pretty happy with it so far. Sounds like you have some updates coming in the next week or so. Couple of UI requests:

    -Provide (or change) the account name size to a larger font independent to the font size within the mail box
    -Make the star indicating new mail and different color so that it stands out or provide a unread mail count (sounds like you are thinking about the latter)
    -Make the checkboxes within the mailbox smaller

    Just some thoughts - pick and choose the ones you like :-)

    One other thing - I received a photo embedded in an e-mail (taken from an iPhone). In the InBox I see the mail message with an attachment, but when I go the mail message itself I don't see anything...on in mail picture or even an attachment. Does it get automatically downloaded? If so, where?

    Thanks in advance.
    08-04-2010 09:34 AM
  25. azjerry's Avatar
    I see that the Froyo gmail app now has arrow buttons to go to the next/previous message. I'd like to see this in MD as well.
    08-04-2010 11:21 AM
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