I am using K-9 Mail on Fairphone 2. It suddenly stopped receiving and sending (cannot make connection) although I can access emails on web mail. The server settings are the same as on my laptop. Assistance would be apprciated.
I was reading your posting in march when you first used K9. Interesting news to me about the original FP2- app for mail. I am using K9 for years without problems. From my provider WEB.de I learned that his cost free account doesnot allow connection every minute. It takes 15 minutes after one connect to reconnect again. Are you sure that you cannot connect after a while ?
Maybe the diagnosis entry in K9 , settings/diagnosis , can record information that you want to share for analysis ?
Web.de has abolished this behaviour before a few years. I experienced this issue in the past, but not in the present. Now I can check my e-mail so often I want.
Thanks for your response. I don’t think it is connection time. I have tried to reconnect many times -Settings - Accounts - Add Account [K-9 has disappeared from this page] - Personal (IMAP) - Email address- Personal (IMAP) - Password (as on my other devices - Port 143 - Security STARTTLS. Result: Couldn’t open connection to server!!
Please remove the STARTTLS and change it to SSL port 993 or TLS port 143 for incoming messages.
For outgoing messages it’s SSL poort 465 / TLS poort 587
Thanks for replying. On incoming I have port 143 on SSL/TLS (Accept all
certificates). It still will not open a connection. SSL/TLS 993 did not
work either. I am not sure where to find the outgoing messages set up. I
winder if I should re-install K-9 which has worked fine up to now.
Re-installing seems like a good idea.
What is the best source for K-9?
and thanks for the help.
I usually take it from fdroid, but it’s also available in Google Play Store.
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