1. J Wigmore's Avatar
    The problem seems to have started about a week ago - perhaps when my Note 3 was updated to Kit Kat? The email syncing function no longer seems to work - I am receiving all my emails as per before, however, the ones that I have already read on my Mac desktop are showing up as unread on my Note 3, even though they have been read. So, the indicator just kept getting higher, ie, up to 160 unread emails, so I sorted by unread and moved them and that seemed to get rid of them for now, but has anyone else experienced this issue? I had no problem at all before. Thanks.
    04-08-2014 03:46 PM
  2. J Wigmore's Avatar
    Bump - am I the only person with this issue?
    04-10-2014 03:25 PM
  3. BFrid's Avatar
    I have the same issue with my new Galaxy S5. The gmail app works fine, this is a problem with the built in standard email app.

    If an unread message is received by the email app, and then later marked as read by my desktop or other device, the email app does not update the status. Even though it is shown as read on the server, it remains unread on my S5, even after sync.

    I'm accessing imap account that is hosted by register.com - I previously used the built in application on the Galaxy Nexus with no issues
    04-15-2014 12:55 PM
  4. J Wigmore's Avatar
    Ok, so it's pretty much the same issue for you. I also have an IMAP account but with different hosting, and the problem seemed to start with the recent update to KitKat. Maybe someone else with the same problem will help us with a fix!
    04-15-2014 01:08 PM
  5. BFrid's Avatar
    I'm going to post on the S5 forum, I'll let you know if I get an answer there
    04-15-2014 01:10 PM
  6. BFrid's Avatar
    I'm not getting any replies on my post in the S5 forum, it's already on the second page... here's the link in case you want to bump it

    04-15-2014 04:08 PM
  7. J Wigmore's Avatar
    Done; maybe someone will help us - I have 107 'unread' emails to clear off now...
    04-16-2014 10:27 AM
  8. DFor's Avatar
    Same exact issue here: I read my emails on my PC web browser but the emails remain unread in my Galaxy S5.
    This worked perfectly on my old S3.
    04-18-2014 10:36 PM
  9. jetman5843's Avatar
    Go into the application manager and clear the apps cache and it should take care of the issue.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N900A using Tapatalk
    04-18-2014 10:47 PM
  10. J Wigmore's Avatar
    I tried that before; didn't work, sadly...
    04-19-2014 02:10 PM
  11. dwaldman84's Avatar

    having the same issue, not getting anywhere. Have installed 3rd party apps but they don't offer the same ease as using the native app. How can gmail have issues on android, this is insane.
    05-23-2014 08:28 PM
  12. netizenn's Avatar
    Has anyone tried deleting the account and re-adding, has it solved the problem.......I read this suggestions on another post........i am weary of trying this out as I have lots of filters and primary senders set up.......?
    10-19-2014 01:20 AM

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