Can you receive POP3 mail from your ISP on more that one PC?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by ratchet, Feb 18, 2008.

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  1. ratchet

    ratchet Registered Member

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    I know I can check for new mail on their server but once I open it it's gone. I was wondering if I can set the same account that I use on the desktop on my notebook, be it Thunderbird or Windows Mail?
     
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    You mean, being able to check it on a second PC without deleting it from the POP server, so it's still there when you pull it down to your main PC?

    It all depends upon being able to configure your email client to not delete the message on the server when its accessed. Many clients allow that in advanced configuration options.

    OE for example has the option in the Accounts management screen...
     

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    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    here is where you set Thunderbird to leave messages on server (server settings) see screen shot. check circled box to leave mail on server.
     

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    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    The best option would be forwarding the mails from this account to a mail box which supports IMAP access.
     
  5. ratchet

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    Thank You!
     
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