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Android, Imap, SSL and self-signed certs

So, today I needed to access one of my emails accounts from my Android smartphone.

I though it will be easy to configure it and tried many times but never worked. I was getting crazy until I found that: http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=1016 Yes, that’s another case of “it’s not a bug but a feature”. It seems that the Android email app doesn’t accept SSL self-signed certs by default and you can’t do anything for forcing it to accept them. Seriously, who was the brillant mind who thought this could be a good idea?

Epic fail

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