98. Leave Message Copies On WebMail Server
When Downloading To Windows Mail
There are numerous web based mail sites available
now where you can create you own email address and
then have 2GB of space or more allocated for
incoming emails. The point of this is that you
should never have to delete any email. In other word
you always have a record of every single email you
receive and send.
This is great! No longer do you need to go
through your emails and delete everything you don't
want or need on a regular basis.
But what happens if you decide to use Windows
Mail for accessing your web based email account via
Well the answer to that is really simple. Every
single email is downloaded from your web mail server
to Windows Mail and, would you believe it, when you
go to your web mail account no emails exist because
they have been removed from the server, completely!
This is because of a little know option in
Windows Mail that is 'not' enabled by default. To
download your web based mail to Windows Mail and
keep a copy of those emails on your web based
account, you need to ensure that the Leave a copy of
messages on server option is enabled.
To do this proceed as follows:
1/ If you haven't already setup your
email account then do so now.
2/ Once the email account is set
up, Click the Tools Tab on the
3/ From the Drop Down menu,
4/ In the Accounts window, Click
on the email account you require,
i.e., Yahoo, and then press the Properties
5/ In the Properties window,
Click the Advanced Tab.
6/ In the Advanced tab window
look for the Delivery section near
the bottom of the window.
7/ In the Delivery section place
a Check Mark in the box next to the
Leave a copy of messages on server
option and then press the Apply
8/ If you so wish you can also set the delivery
option up to remove mail from the
server after so many days or remove from the server
when deleted from deleted items by
enabling the relevant option. Obviously you don't
need to enable these options if you don't want to,
but they are available if the need arises.
9/ Finally, Press the OK button
to close the Account properties and then press
close to close the Internet