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Currently using Exim4 + courier-imaps + spamassassin but would like to get push e-mail on my iPhone and Android devices!

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I am using dovecot, which allows me to fetch mail with my android. If your email client supports IMAP Idle you will get new mail immediately.

Found this: http://dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2010-April/048171.html

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Thanks -- the problem is there aren't any mail clients for mobile devices that support IMAP idle. Once the phone goes to sleep the TCP/IP connections die. –  ensnare Jul 28 '11 at 23:06
    
With dovecot there seems to be a possible solution to get real push support: cklog.net/push-email-with-dovecot-mail-server –  exic Jul 28 '11 at 23:08
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