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    The user interface has been redesigned. Some of you will love it, some will hate it. You’re welcome and we’re sorry.

    lmao I unironically love this attitude.

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      Same. Truly the most genre-savvy of patch notes.

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      Wait, there’s WebDAV based email?

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        This K-9 mail documentation page on configuring incoming WebDAV server settings seems to shed some light on this. It looks like Microsoft Exchange servers pre-2010 supported WebDAV email, but the feature has been deprecated ever since.

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          Huh, that must be the “HTTP” option for main server types I saw in old Outlook/OE back in the day. Exchange has supported EAS since 2003 though, so it’d be an odd choice to support.

          Well, there’s also EWS, which is still supported and used by Mac Outlook and Evolution, so…

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        Swipe to archive / delete / spam would be nice. Otherwise, great job! Might switch away from proprietary AquaMail.

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          Lol, I happen to have switched to Aqua Mail when K9 announced that development would stop. :’) I’ll wait a couple of years to see if K9 development is stable

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            Does Aqua Mail have PGP encryption support?

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              Only S/MIME, AFAIK.

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            Why would one use this over FairEmail?

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              UX. I’ve tried FairEmail and everything about the interface just felt wrong. I can’t point at exactly what. Just everything.

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                K9 is fully open source. You can download the code, edit it, and recompile it yourself, no sweat.

                K9 has had an awful lot of bugs ironed out of it over the last N years, and there are config workarounds for weird email servers. Many people never encounter a weird email server, or don’t recognize it as an issue.

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                  I don’t like FairEmail’s “pro” feature system. Besides the interface being worse for me than K-9 (personal preference there), I have K-9 setup to only notify when I receive email from a contact. That keeps my distractions low while getting good prioritization. The last time I tried FairEmail trying to setup something similar was more involved and required the “pro” features.

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                    I assume its because it’s one of the few Android Email clients with PGP encryption

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                    Despite having been updated yesterday, the version available from Google Play is still version 5.6

                    F-Droid is on 5.740 - presumably the build bots haven’t got around to the new release yet?

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                      Replying to self - apparently Play does a slow rollout of updates & so far 15% of K9 mail users have received the update.

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                        5.800 is in the metadata already - https://gitlab.com/fdroid/fdroiddata/-/blob/master/metadata/com.fsck.k9.yml#L777-782

                        So it should be included in the next build cycle, assuming there are no build failures.

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                        K-9 Mail does a pretty good job. One feature I’m waiting for is autosuggestion using seen email addresses. (There’s an open Github issue for it already.)

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                          If only they had an iOS version. I loved K-9 when I was primarily an Android user. iOS Mail just can’t keep up.

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                            iOS Mail is a truly awful mail client, yet macOS mail is probably my favourite mail client. As far as I know, the same team is responsible for both at Apple. I have no idea how it ended up in this state.

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                              I agree, also loved K-9 when I was on Android. Have you had a chance to experiment with iOS clients by any chance? Haven’t found anything that quite works as well, stuck on the default Mail app…