Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Email Account Sync Frequency Settings

Note Available settings may vary depending upon the email account type.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Tap Email Email icon.
  3. From an Inbox, tap the Menu icon Email Menu icon (upper-left).
  4. Tap the Settings icon (upper-right).
  5. Tap the appropriate account.
  6. Tap Email sync schedule.
  7. Tap Set sync schedule then select a schedule (Auto, Every hour, etc.).
  8. Tap Sync data while roaming then select one of the following:
    • Manual
    • Use sync schedule above
  9. Tap the Peak schedule switch to enable (in the orange position) or disable (in the gray position).
  10. With Peak schedule enabled, edit any of the following:
    • Tap Sync emails during peak period then select a schedule (Auto, Every hour, etc.).
    • From the Peak days section, tap the desired days.
      Note Selected when text is yellow.
    • From the Peak time section, tap to enter for the following then tap Set:
      • Start time
      • End time
  11. Tap the Back arrow (located in the upper-left).
  12. From the Sync settings section, edit any of the following:
    Note To edit, tap the option then select the desired setting.
    • Period to sync Email (1 day, 1 week, etc.).
    • Limit retrieval size (2 KB, 5 KB, No limit, etc.).
    • Limit retrieval size while roaming (2 KB, 5 KB, No limit, etc.).
    • Message format (HTML or Plain text)


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