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iphoneFL

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In one of my email inboxes, the last entry says "Load 25 More Messages..." Nothing happens if I tap it. Anyone know what this is?

Thanks!
 

pemarsh

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im so glad someone else has noticed this.

I have no idea what it means.

i went to my yahoo email directly online...got rid of everything out of all email boxes except for a few new email messages.

It then said there were 25 to be downloaded...but clicking on it didn't do anything.

very odd
 

JnC

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How do you have your email configured?

Go to Settings > Mail > Show

What does it say?

If it's 25 messages, it will download 25 messages at a time. If you have more than 25 messages, it will ask you if you want to download another batch.

If your email account doesn't have any more messages, it may not have anything else to fetch.
 

alb0zf1n3st

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Its set to 25 default .. not sure how you can change it but if it always says that and doesn't some with results means you don't have any left.
 

alb0zf1n3st

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Thats not the fetch new E-Mail thats only how many E-Mails do you want the phone to fetch that are OLD in your mail box
 

JnC

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Thats not the fetch new E-Mail thats only how many E-Mails do you want the phone to fetch that are OLD in your mail box
There's no distinction between new/old, unread or read. It's just a buffer. It will fetch the next XX emails new and old, in the order that they were received.

Where XX is the buffer size that you set in Show.
 

iphoneFL

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I looked at my setting...it is set to show 50 recent messages.

The other thing I've noticed is that at times this messages reads "Load 25 more messages..." and under this is says that there are over 2 billion (no that is not a typo) unread messages. Well, I like to email as much as the next person, but I am sure I don't have 2 billion unread messages. Could this be unread messages on the entire server? If that's a stupid question, just laugh and move on :)
 

TrippalHealicks

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There's no distinction between new/old, unread or read. It's just a buffer. It will fetch the next XX emails new and old, in the order that they were received.

Where XX is the buffer size that you set in Show.
Right, but what he means is, it doesn't show them by default. I have older messages in my inbox, and they don't show in my iPhone Gmail inbox. And that's fine with me, 'cause I only wanna use my iPhone to reply to email, when I can't get to a computer. Like when I'm at my office, and they have Gmail blocked. sigh

:rolleyes:
 

Larry

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Anyone have an idea why it says I have over 2 billion unread messages?
Hi!

First post - thank you all for having me here... :)

My thought is that the "2 billion" number is the amount of emails in the provider's system. For instance, earthlink, network solutions, pacbell, gmail...etc.

Just an idea - cheers!

Larry
:)
 

Larry

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That's kinda what I thought too...now I wonder why is it showing up on an individual acct?
Maybe if you run your own ISP it shoes up as a lower number? Probably just a bug that they'll clean up in a future update.

I did, however, impress a couple of people by showing them how many emails I "had." Yeah, I told them they were all from match.com... :)

Larry
 

JnC

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i went to my yahoo email directly online...got rid of everything out of all email boxes except for a few new email messages.
I see what you mean. I encountered it after having completely emptied an inbox. But I deleted the emails from other than the iPhone. The iPhone buffer seemed to be set to however many emails were in the inbox just prior to complete deletion.

Sounds like a software bug.