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K-9 Mail

K-9 Mail

K-9 Mail is an open source email client (a Mail User Agent) for the Android operating system. The application concentrates on being able to handle mailboxes with large volumes of email.

K-9 Mail in action

Features:

  • Supports multiple mailboxes, each independently
  • Each extensively configurable
  • POP3, IMAP4 (including IMAP IDLE push on a per-folder basis) and Exchange 2003/7 WebDAV protocols
  • Attachment saving
  • Attach any file on the SD card type when OI File Manager is installed
  • BCC-to-self
  • Signatures
  • Message flagging
  • Per account notification
  • Popup notification when Email Popup is installed
  • Choice of black or white theme
  • Multiple identities
  • Message list sorting
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • VCard support when CardCalSync is installed
  • GPG integration using APG
  • Support for Emoji - picture characters or emoticons used in Japanese electronic messages and webpages
  • Pinch-to-zoom
  • Push mail using IMAP IDLE
  • Mail on SD
  • Sound and vibrate alerts
  • Options designed to save battery life
  • Show full mail headers
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code.google.com/p/k9mail/
Free (Open Source - Apache License 2.0)
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Verdict:

K-9 Mail is a feature-laden email client which works well on smartphones and tablets alike. Whilst it has some stability issues, it is the finest IMAP client on the Android platform.

9/10

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