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How to leave a copy of messages on the server




There may be occasions when you would like to leave a copy of your email messages on the server, for instance if you need to download them to multiple devices. The following settings will allow you to do so. Please note: Any emails left on the server count towards your total mailbox capacity. If you reach the total capacity, you will not be able to receive further emails until you remove some emails.

 

Microsoft Outlook Express and Outlook 2000

  1. Click Tools
  2. Click Accounts
  3. Double click your email account
  4. Click the Advanced tab
  5. Verify that Leave a Copy of Messages of Server is checked


Microsoft Outlook 2002 (XP) and 2003

  1. Click Tools
  2. Click Email Accounts
  3. Click View or Change Existing Email Accounts and click Next
  4. Double click your email account
  5. Click the More Settings button
  6. Click the Advanced tab
  7. Verify that 'Leave a Copy of Messages of Server' is checked


Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. Click Tools
  2. Click Account Settings
  3. Click Server Settings underneath your email account
  4. Verify that 'Leave messages on server' is checked in the server settings section


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