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Suggestion: Mail - "from" SMTP [released]

asked 2013-12-24 23:28:32 +0200

msknight gravatar image

updated 2013-12-27 19:58:45 +0200

eric gravatar image

Currently, the "from" is taken from the receiving account automatically. However, I need it to be taken from the "from" account.

Long story short ... I have multiple accounts, one for each device and mail gets sorted so the most important stuff comes to my hip and the least important waits at my workstation. However, every device sends from the same account, so that it looks to the sender that it is just "me," no matter what device I'm using.

Hence I need it to append the "from" from the SMTP setting rather than the POP3 setting.

Also, I don't seem to be able to change the "descriptive name" of the e-mail account.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by VDVsx
close date 2014-07-16 09:22:44.209890

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My mail sends as my first name. This needs to be an option. Agreed.

kdl ( 2013-12-24 23:29:13 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-12-25 00:12:18 +0200

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Next update brings support for email address field in generic email account, this is used for mail "from".

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answered 2013-12-27 23:21:52 +0200

The descriptive name for an email account can be configured if you go back to the settings for accounts and tap on the text box displayed at the top for an account. I think you can also configure it right after you set up an account.

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answered 2014-07-16 09:22:35 +0200

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Should be all possible now in 1.0.8.19, Tahkalampi. If there's still something missing please comment here.

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