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Fetch Or Push? Set Your Email Accounts To Maximize Battery Life, Speed Of Delivery [iOS Tips]

Push or Fetch email

UPDATE: As Cult of Mac reader lepht points out below, there are contrasting opinions on whether push actually saves battery life. Check out his post here to see a different point of view. Also note tordofm’s comment below, and the original article I linked below, both of which support the push as battery saver idea.

You have a couple of options when setting up your email accounts on an iPhone or iPad: Fetch and Push. While Push is only available to more modern email accounts like Gmail, most of us have at least one account that can utilize this email service.

But what’s the difference, really? And how do you set it up on your iOS device? That’s why we’re here.

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Change Fetch Settings On Your iPhone And See Your Email Sooner [iOS Tips]

Fetch Email Settings

Sometimes, it takes a bit for an email to come through on your iPhone via the Mail app. That might be due to the way your iPhone checks mail servers. Here’s a quick way to find out what type of email access your iPhone is doing, and then what kind of fix might be in order.

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