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Help- e-mail issue, sent messages showing wrong "sent from/ reply to" address

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    Hi I am sure that I am posting this in the wrong forum, but am new to the forum, pressed for time and didn't see a string regarding this or exactly where to post this question

    I use web mail (smartermail) for work and G-mail for personal. For the last week and a half, when I send an e-mail from my work account on my Ipad, the sender is seeing that it is being sent from my personal account and all responses go to that account. I had not made ANY changes to my mail setting before this occurred, however I do believe it was after my last update, but not immediately.
    My work around was to turn off my G-mail and keep it off and it worked, but I would like to know why this is happening and resolve it.
    Has this happened to any one else?
    Thanks a heap!
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    I would check to see what the default account is under Settings -> Mail, Contacts and Calendars. Something may have changed there.
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    I did try that and even went so far as to remove my gmail. Now only my smartermail shows and it STILL is sending from gmail... I can't remove my gmail entirely because I back my notes up to it and can't afford to loose them.

    Checked the incoming and outgoing server. Don't use the cloud, Anything else I can try?

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    The default behavior is that it will send from the account you are in, but if you are in a unified inbox or the main page of the email app, it will go with the preset default in settings.

    You are talking about the stock email app aren't you?
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    yes it is the default e-mail and I removed the g-mail entirely from my e- mail. It still shows from g-mail.

    is there a reply to setting that I am missing?

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    Just double check that gmail has disappeared as an option for the default.

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    Yep!
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    so any other ideas?

    can save the e-mails some where to archive them? they are deleted from the server when downloaded.

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    Do you mean save emails as individual files, or just move to another folder? The latter, yes. The former, not likely.

    Personally, I would not rely on an iPad for permanent storage of anything sensitive or important. That is what a server is for.

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