Macintosh OS/iPad email


When I start the iPad email app it does not look for new mail. If I get out of the app and go back in a second time it will look for mail. How can I force it to look for new mail ? Thanks

What iPad with what version of iOS?
Using Mail app? Who provides your email ( is the mail POP or IMAP?
"New email should arrive automatically but you can force the iPad to check for new mail by tapping the refresh icon in the bottom left-hand corner. "

Google "ipad mail app help"
Many links to read...

The first two are Apple Support Links
Apple Discussions are a good place for answers.
Search "iPad Mail App"
Will show only results from Apple Discussions...

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David Anders


Seattle - The Computer Guy - 15 yr veteran Mac/PC/network problem solving. Clients are design firms, artists, freelancers and photographers. PLEASE PLEASE provide EXACT info for Mac Model and OS Version. RAM installed - added cards - external devices - recent changes. Do you do MONTHLY MAINTENANCE? With what Utility? What you have tried and what result do you want.


First computer experience 1969. Worked in 3 computer stores. Setup First Mac and First IBM-PC.

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