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haroldo

join:2004-01-16
united state
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reply to bbarrera

Re: [iPad] iPad Mail not searching beyond the downloaded items

I recall trying to use Exchange on iToys about a year ago, but for some reason (I can't remember) I didn't like it and reverted to IMAP. Can you let me know what negatives there might be. I wish I remembered why I undid it



bbarrera
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I dunno, Google's IMAP support sucks IMHO and using it confused the hell out of my wife.

Setting up as Exchange made things 'just work' for my wife. Google is moving away from ActiveSync support on free gmail accounts.

The basic problem is that Google created its own mail system and Gmail doesn't use a standard like IMAP, it only supports it for compatibility reasons (along with POP and Exchange ActiveSync).



haroldo

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united state
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I'll try it again
Thanks!



haroldo

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reply to bbarrera

Do I have to set anything up at gmail.com? I set it up on iPhone, but email that was received at web site too 10 minutes to show on phone. Thanks!



haroldo

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Set up Exchange on iPhone, it works.
Set it up exactly the same on iPad and nothing shows up in Mail
Am I a moron?
I deleted the exchange account and added it again, four times.
I rebooted the phone
I held iPhone up next to iPad to make sure I was doing it the same way
Frustrated
Does it work on iPad?



haroldo

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I deleted the Exchange account again and I'm copying every item from iPhone and it still doesn't work.
I even deleted the account from iPhone and added it back and it works perfectly (just to make sure I was doing it the same way)
How can this be? How can iPhone work and iPad not? Thanks



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Haroldo this should help explain whats going on : »www.zdnet.com/google-drops-excha···0008836/
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haroldo

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Thanks...so if I understand it correctly, setting up an Exchange account (which is frequently recommended here) is not really an option anymore.
For some reason, I was able to set it up on iPhone, but not on iPad.
Just wondering if the iPhone eventually stop working?



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said by haroldo:

For some reason, I was able to set it up on iPhone, but not on iPad.
Just wondering if the iPhone eventually stop working?

Its my understanding that some devices are grandfathered in, its only new devices that won't be able to use Google EAS. Now after reading several articals on this I'm not so sure if anyone but paid Google Apps customers will be able to use EAS.
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