When comparing Mail Wise vs Aqua Mail, the Slant community recommends Aqua Mail for most people. In the question“What are the best e-mail clients for Android? ” Aqua Mail is ranked 1st while Mail Wise is ranked 17th. The most important reason people chose Aqua Mail is:
Has been rated well on [AndroidForums](http://androidforums.com/threads/email-which-apps-keep-it-private.935578).
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Pro Clean threaded conversations
The Enhanced view presents conversations without repetitive information such as signatures.
Pro Requires no additional cloud service
Mail Wise messages aren't routed through an external service. All messages are sent from the server directly to the device.
Pro Can automatically group certain kinds of messages
For example, it's possible to group emails from a single sender together.
Pro Unified inbox
Google, Exchange as well as any IMAP email services are supported by Mail Wise and can be used at the same time from a unified inbox.
Pro Color-coded notifications
Color coding allows for users to set up custom visual ques as to what the notification is for, which makes for a convenient way to glance at ones device to know if the e-mail is something they want to open.
Pro Can snooze notifications
It's possible to "hide" a message for a set amount of time, which gets the message out of your way until you're ready to deal with it.
Pro Top rated for keeping your info private
Has been rated well on AndroidForums.
Pro Ultra fast and intuitive
The app refreshes emails in seconds and has an intuitive menu. You can do a lot with one or two swipes.
Pro Integrates with Tasker
Tasker is an automation app. Aqua Mail's Tasker integration allows changing settings, triggering message based events and running mail checks based on criteria like time of day, location, timer, connection type, etc.
Pro Pro version often goes on sale
The developer usually gives a 25%-50% discount every few months or so on Google Play.
Pro Integrates with cloud storage services for backup and restore
It's possible to backup the app along with account settings via services like Dropbox, OneDrive, Box.com, Google Drive.
Con Has trouble with Outlook accounts
Con No push notification for anything other than exchange
There is currently no support for push notification for imap accounts, meaning there will be more battery drain due to the constant polling to check for new emails.
Con Free version supports only 2 accounts and adds promotional email signature
The base, free application supports up to two accounts and adds a promo signature to all outgoing messages.
Con Floating ads in free version
It shows floating ads in the email list and they can not be deleted.
Con Does not support pgp or metacert
Con No support for Exchange Activesync protocol
This is the de facto, secure Exchange over the web protocol used and is enforced by most businesses for enterprise email. Aqua only supports EWS for Exchange, which most enterprise administrators block or disable.
Con Limited signature capabilities
Signatures can't have images or HTML.