Archiving on server

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Q: If I archive an email in Speaking Email, will this archive it in my other mail client (eg Outlook, Gmail, Inbox for Gmail, Thunderbird, Mac Mail app, Windows Mail)

A: Yes, of course! You can also customise this so it puts all mail archived by Speaking Email into a folder of your choice. By default it will create a new folder called “Speaking Email Archived” but you can change this to any folder you like or turn this feature off.

You can change the options so that the "archive" command (or double-tap) doesn't move the email but instead just marks as read. This is the way many people manage their email (but we recommend archiving email to make your life less cluttered!).

Note that this does not work on POP servers, so we recommend using IMAP if available.

What is Speaking Email?

An app for iPhone and Android that reads your email out loud to you. It intelligently extracts content from emails (minus the signatures, disclaimers and threads). And it lets you action your email - archive, mark-as-read, trash, flag - using voice commands or on-screen buttons. It works with Microsoft 365 (aka Office, Outlook) and Gmail email accounts, as well as most other providers including any standard IMAP server.

Who is it for?

People who are busy and run out of time to get through their inbox. People who want to make productive use of time when driving to work. People with blindness, vision problems, or other disabilities who cannot see or type and want to be able to hear, reply to, and compose emails by voice. 

Does it work on Apple CarPlay?

See our other product Speaking Email CarPlay if you have CarPlay.

Is is free?

Yes it is free to download the basic edition. Free features: 

  • Email text-to-speech (TTS) with smart content detection (this is awesome, you will be blown away!)
  • On-screen buttons for basic actions next/prev, archive, flag

Do I have to upgrade?

Nope, but you can upgrade for: 

  • Multiple accounts
  • Attachment reading
  • Voice commands (you will love this!)
  • Dictation - reply/forward/compose (you will love this even more!)

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