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Thread: Mail Icon Problem

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    Exclamation Mail Icon Problem
    I had two mail account's setup on mail.app.
    I removed one account, now I just have one.
    But, ever since i took the one off, my "new mail" icon that shows up on the top right is there even when i have no new mail.
    I've noticed that it does go away. But i'm not sure what causes it to. Could be 15 minutes after a reboot of the phone, 1 hour or so at times.
    It's been about 1 day now and it hasn't gone away. I opened mail.app, closed it, marked all email as read. I even re-entered the mail account I removed and marked all email as read and then removed it.
    Still the same thing.

    Any Ideas?

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    The notice will disappear based on two things, you mark everything as "read", and when it checks for mail and finds nothing there. It's interesting you note 15 minutes and 1 hour, since these are both mail check intervals. Do you have your mail set to check manually or on an interval?
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    it's on a 15min interval. Manually checking email doesn't take it off.
    I did remember something. When i removed the other email account, it had unread mail in it.


    i noticed when i downloaded something from installer.app and go back to the home screen, the mail icon went away.

    another update:

    just to see what would happen, I went into SMBprefs and restarted the springboard, mail icon went away.
    Last edited by ryfx; 12-07-2007 at 07:22 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    tell me how did you get your mail account back and icon on main screen, i've lost mine

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