1. 100bagger's Avatar
    I use my S5 to read / respond to corporate emails. At work we use MS Exchange server / Outlook which defaults the email font to 11pt Calibri for both new emails and replies. But whenever I respond to a work email using the stock S5 email app it uses 11pt Times New Roman for the response I type. Not only that but I noticed that it even converts prior messages in the thread to 11pt Times New Roman though they were originally 11pt Calibri. The interesting thing is that while it converts prior email message body content to 11pt Times New Roman it actually uses 10pt Tahoma font for the email header section (i.e. From:, Sent:, To:, etc.) which does actually look much more similar to Calibri than Times New Roman does.

    This is all very unfortunate since I would like to use my phone as a seamless extension of my PC. I would like emails sent from my PC or phone to be indistinguishable from each other by the readers. By converting all body content to Times New Roman, it not only looks really bad / unprofessional but it immediately identifies that the email was composed on the phone. As I mentioned above the stock email sender does seem able to use Tahoma font... so as a compromise I would even accept that my replies would default to Tahoma font instead of Times New Roman.

    This seems to be longstanding issue for many people using Samsung Galaxy phones and going back to the S3. I saw the "Change outgoing email font?" thread in the S3 forum (sorry I can't post URL link since I'm a newbie and Android Central won't allow!) started on 8/5/13 and with ongoing responses of frustration as recently as this week! Though that post was for the S3 and highlighted the problem of changing the outgoing font... it did not call out that the problem is in fact deeper since the stock email system changes fonts of past emails in the thread!?

    I'm quite shocked and dismayed that this problem would be allowed to exist this long given that Samsung should surely want their phones to be taken seriously for business users!

    Does anyone know of a fix or workaround? Or can someone advise on how best to register this problem and request a patch fix from Samsung???
    11-05-2014 11:59 AM
  2. paulunstech's Avatar
    Seems like no one takes this "issue" seriously. But I am totally on the same page.

    This is a huge issue for me and this alone makes me want to switch mail apps. Very frustrating.
    homeseto likes this.
    02-19-2015 10:22 AM

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