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What does the AUTO SYNC do?


Wednesday 03rd of October 2012 / androidforums.com
Q1. Well here goes, this is my first question on here. This should be an easy one for yous, well i hope anyway, but i am still baffled by this. What happens when i click the auto sync button and it lights up blue?What is it this EXACTLY does? any help would be appreciated, as i dont have a clue what this function actually does, i havent noticed anything happening when this feature is selected.Why is it on the phone and what does it do?
posted on: Sony Xperia S
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Background data vs auto-sync?


Friday 01st of April 2011 / forums.androidcentral.com
I don't quite understand the background data and auto-sync settings. If I have background data on and auto-sync on, then I can choose which apps I want to sync in the background. For example, I have mail, twitter and weather turned on, but everything else off. If I turn background data off, auto-sync is also turned off. I assume this means background services will not update. But what if I have background data on and auto-sync off? All of the apps get grayed out. Does that mean they will not sync in the background? Then what does background data do? I just want a setup where messages, mail, twitter, weather and one or two other apps sync data in the background, either by pushing or by scheduled time.
posted on: Verizon HTC Thunderbolt
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Android Forums - View Single Post - What does "unmounting" sd card mean? Rooting my phone right now, quick reply needed!


Thursday 25th of February 2010 / androidforums.com
ok so I am trying to root my phone, but it doesn't work?? I run the diagnostic, and it gives all greens, when I go to the auto rooter, (i have a with google phone), it says "failed to connect to your phone" "cannot push file"What do I do?? I went to htc.com and downloaded htc sync, and followed all the directions??
posted on: Verizon HTC Thunderbolt
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Cyanogenmod and auto-syncing Google


Monday 03rd of December 2012 / forums.androidcentral.com
Hi! I'm new to Android and I have some questions.. The easier one, how do I auto-sync google apps such as gmail and music? I'm on 4.2. When I go to Settings > Scroll down to Accounts > Google, I see a small message saying "Sync is OFF". If I click on that I can manually sync, but I don't see any options for autosync. Also, will getting Cyanogenmod benefit me since I already have 4.2? From my understading, Cyanogenmod is an alternative to the stock Android ROM, that lets users update to the newest firmware earlier than waiting for it to officially rol out for their device. Am I right on this? Or does Cyanogenmod do that plus add new features? And if they do, what is an example of these features? I want to know if it is worth the root and voiding my warranty. I know I've asked a lot but I would appreciate some help!
posted on: General Help and How To
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How to Stop email auto syncing on it's own?


Thursday 24th of January 2013 / droidforums.net
Hi all,Hope you can help me with a few small things on my Droid 3. I setup 2 POP3 email accounts using the stock email client (I am not rooted at the moment). Having some trouble. I don't want it to auto-sync my email. I only want it to manually check my email when I tell it to (or go into the email app).Here is what I have in my email settings: Data push is off, Fetch schedule is set to Manually. The Sync over Wi-Fi only setting is on (if I turn it off, it will auto sync over 3G which I definitely don't want it to do). What am I missing and why does it continue to check my emails (I get notifications in the notification bar when new emails come in)?Also about email. I think on my old droid it would only show emails that were on my POP3 email server at the time. But this droid seems to keep the old emails on the phone even after the messages are gone from the email server. Did that change or am I just imagining it?Another quick question is about silent mode. On my old droid I could turn down the volume and it would go into vibrate mode, but I could also go into silent mode (where it
posted on: Droid 3 Tech Support
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gmail app will not mark email as read on the server and will not even send an email


Thursday 20th of May 2010 / androidforums.com
Hi,gmail app will not mark email as read on the server and will not even send an email without doing refresh. Yes I disabled the auto sync.NOW when on the "accounts" screen in gmail app if you press on menu you can go to a settings. There are 2 of them there.Background data and autosync. Even when both enabled The server is not updated immediately if a message is read (probably happens after an auto sync).what makes sense is to enable the background but disable the auto sync. So if I send a message or read it it can do the sync but not do it all the time byitself. But no that does not work.Incredible you are NOT incredible!Would someone explain to me what I am doing wrong?and NO I do not want to use the mail client of the OS. It sucks too. At least here you can search for emails.And another question. Why when I go to labels and click on "sent" it always finds nothing?Thanks.
posted on: Droid 3 Tech Support
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gmail app will not mark email as read on the server and will not even send an email


Wednesday 19th of May 2010 / droidforums.net
Hi,gmail app will not mark email as read on the server and will not even send an email without doing refresh. Yes I disabled the auto sync.NOW when on the "accounts" screen in gmail app if you press on menu you can go to a settings. There are 2 of them there.Background data and autosync. Even when both enabled The server is not updated immediately if a message is read (probably happens after an auto sync).what makes sense is to enable the background but disable the auto sync. So if I send a message or read it it can do the sync but not do it all the time byitself. But no that does not work.Incredible you are NOT incredible!Would someone explain to me what I am doing wrong?and NO I do not want to use the mail client of the OS. It sucks too. At least here you can search for emails.And another question. Why when I go to labels and click on "sent" it always finds nothing?Thanks.
posted on: Droid 3 Tech Support
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what does leaving backround data on do?


Thursday 16th of September 2010 / forums.androidcentral.com
Just curious if i should turn this off and if i turn it off and leave auto sync on will my exchange emails still push to the phone?Thanks
posted on: HTC EVO 4G
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HTC One Calendar with Google Calendar - notifications? Does everything have to sync all the time?


Sunday 10th of November 2013 / forums.androidcentral.com
This is my first ever smartphone, and I'm not so smart about it yet. I've had it for about a week. I would like to use Google Calendar, and I would like to be reminded of events I create in it. Google Calendar does this by sending time-sensitive email notifications, which I can customize (e.g., I can have 3-week, 2-week, and 1-day reminders for one event, unlike the reminder system on my HTC One Calendar, which uses a single default setting across events, e.g., "15 minutes". I would like to use different notification settings for different kinds of events). Is it true that in order for me to receive these email notifications at the times I want them, my Gmail account has to be set to auto-sync? Which means that it is constantly syncing, whether I am on a wifi or data connection? In Settings, I do not see an option to just have my Gmail auto-synced; my options are "Google" or "Mail" (and I have two other email accounts set up; I do not need all of them to be auto-synced). I have to use a data connection for ~3 hours a day. What would having auto-sync fo
posted on: HTC EVO 4G
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Auto sync


Sunday 29th of December 2013 / forums.androidcentral.com
Can someone tell me what happens when I turn on auto sync on my Gmail and email accounts, it keeps telling me auto sync is off and giving me a nudge to turn it on, what are the benefits of it on and what does it do? Posted via Android Central App
posted on: HTC EVO 4G
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