Review from Mark Meyer
Sync does not seem to work with Android version 7+ on my Note 8 so it does not always automatically push emails. However I was able to find a workaround to get it to work by turning the battery optimize setting off for K9 by doing the following: 1) Go to Andriod Settings- Battery. 2) Click on the "Battery Usage box toward the top center of the screen. 3) Click the Menu (Three vertical dots in upper right). 4)Click on Optimize Battery Usage. 5)Select "All Apps" from the drop down arrow at the top of the screen. 6)Scroll to K-9 Mail and toggle it Off
K-9 Mail is having trouble when OpenVPN connect is activated. All other apps and web sites work fine. Even when the VPN is then disconnected on LTE the problem persists. Moving next back to WiFi the problem still persists as well. Only a reboot of the phone seems to help.
Actually, it is a very good email app. The new icon totally sucks and the main developer seems to be completely deaf to users feedback about it. Don't be fooled by the icons you see on the Google play page for k9. It isn't showing the new icon. Even if the old icon doesn't come back, the icon needs a different look from what it is now.
Update to original review... still stalls and then just sits and chews on data, with the little working arrow spinning at the top of the screen until I force stop the app!! Cmon guys, fix the bug already!!! Have used k9 for years, after updating last time it has started stalling, with the polling circle running nonstop until I force stop it, which has also caused data usage to skyrocket... just installed new update, hopefully will fix issue
Been using K-9 Mail on my phones since my first Android. Brilliant email app, does everything I need flawlessly. Have to agree with all the other users complaining about the new icon though... it is truly truly awful (Sorry to the dev who designed it!). Any chance we can go back to the old, better-looking icon? Other than that, 5/5, would highly recommend (and often do).
It's a great very versatile app. The only thing I'm wondering about is it's energy consumption. It does wake the CPU quite little and also data usage is not that high compared to others. Yet it consumes quite some power. Any thoughts?
Installed on my s7 Samsung edge, works well but will not poll automatically, says syncing disabled ????? Not sure why they can not fix it. I filed a trouble ticket online but it was ignored. My guess is they can not figure out the syncing disabled problem. JUST FOUND A POSIBLE FIX ON FORUMS. TRYING NOW .....
- Fixed bug that caused 'Quiet Time' to behave erratically