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I have an iPod touch 4g jailbroken on 4.3.3. My mom has an iPad 2 4.3.3 non jailbroken. She gets emails instantly, without having to refresh. On my iPod, I have to wait for the mail app to refresh, or I have to refresh manually to get an email. Is there any way to get instant emails on my iPod? P.S. I have looked through settings and I have it set to push every 15 minutes.

asked 27 Jul '11, 16:22

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If you're using gmail, this is what I did to get real push email since I came from a blackberry and really missed it.

Go to settings>Mail, Contacts, Calendars, add an account, click exchange, type your email where it says email, leave the domain part empty, the username is the email again, and the password is the password, and for description put something like gmail. After that it'll ask for the server, put Then sync what you want, and switch push on.


answered 12 Aug '11, 03:34

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JonSeals ♦

@JonSeals Thank you SO much!!! It works perfectly now!

(12 Aug '11, 13:22) lambo_man_r2 lambo_man_r2's gravatar image

I think you're getting push and fetch mixed up, after tapping on the 'fetch new data' tab make sure 'push' is enabled


answered 27 Jul '11, 16:35

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Yes I have push enabled however I do not get instant emails.

(27 Jul '11, 16:51) lambo_man_r2 lambo_man_r2's gravatar image

Whose your email client?, I have 3 email accounts, yahoo, gmail & .mac, and have no issues with push from any of them. Maybe delete the account and try setting it up again.

(27 Jul '11, 16:56) venusanann venusanann's gravatar image

I have gmail. What I am saying is that I have to wait on the 15 min schedule, it automatically checks every 15 minutes. Is there a way to read the email the second it arrives in my inbox!

(12 Aug '11, 00:43) lambo_man_r2 lambo_man_r2's gravatar image
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