1. bugbear12's Avatar
    I've had the X Play for a few weeks, but I cannot find how to change the sync frequency for e-mail, both gmail and yahoo. In all previous phones nexus 4, G2 and G3 it's been simple process through Accounts. I assume I'm just being stupid and it's something simple, but could someone please advise how to do it. Thanks
    01-07-2016 07:38 AM
  2. aldo82's Avatar
    Are they not push services in which case they don't sync at set intervals but run a push connection all the time. I don't think you can change any sync settings

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    01-07-2016 10:09 AM
  3. Javier P's Avatar
    I agree with Aldo. I'm not sure about Yahoo, but for Gmail accounts there's not such a setting. The only sync setting is how many days of mail you want to sync.
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    01-07-2016 11:50 AM
  4. bugbear12's Avatar
    Many thanks for the replies. I didn't realise there were different ways of receiving emails and I was concerned that if it was constantly syncing it would have an adverse effect on battery life. I assume that push type email apps do not impact on battery usage too much?
    01-07-2016 01:29 PM
  5. Javier P's Avatar
    No, they don't, don't worry. You can check in your battery stats how much Gmail is using.
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    01-07-2016 01:51 PM

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