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Old 04-04-2008, 08:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm thinking of adding email to my 8300 service (AT&T). This is for home usage (Cox Cable is my email provider) it is a POP3 account. I do not want my BB to delete mail from the server so I can still get all my email as usual from my home computer. AT&T says the BB will not delete mail from the server. Is this correct? AT&T tech support has been known to make errors occasionally.
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I believe it is specific to your ISP - you should have the option to set whether emails that are accessed via POP are either deleted or kept on the server. That's the case with Gmail, at least
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You will be fine; the BB won't delete. The issue will be whether Outlook deletes from the server "too quickly."
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I'm thinking of adding email to my 8300 service (AT&T). This is for home usage (Cox Cable is my email provider) it is a POP3 account. I do not want my BB to delete mail from the server so I can still get all my email as usual from my home computer. AT&T says the BB will not delete mail from the server. Is this correct? AT&T tech support has been known to make errors occasionally.
that is correct, the bb will push it , unless you delete on hand held and mailbox off the hand held, the emails will be on the mail server till you download them on a pc, unless your pc checks ever so often your email and it might download them before bis gets them.
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Outlook is taken care of.

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You will be fine; the BB won't delete. The issue will be whether Outlook deletes from the server "too quickly."[/quote]
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