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Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

Strat
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Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

I have my Outlook configured to leave a copy of messages on the server and remove from server after 100 days.

Is this possible in Thunderbird.

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jab1
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Re: Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

@Strat I have my TB settings to not leave on server at all (POP3), but it is possible to set the length of time they are left on there in the 'Server Settings'

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Re: Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

Excellent, thanks very much @jab1.

I don't have Thunderbird but my daughter does and this may well sort out a problem.

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Re: Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

@Strat How many addresses does she have/does she use anything like MailWasher?

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Re: Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

She doesn't use anything like Mailwasher but she gets very little spam.

Her biggest problem is the amount of emails she gets as a result of her subscribing to sites...if you ask me Lips_are_sealed.

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Re: Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

And I bet she doesn't delete them and empty deleted items very often either - you ought to see the crud I cleared off my sisters GMail over the weekend.😀

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Re: Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

Her biggest problem is the amount of emails she gets as a result of her subscribing to sites...if you ask me 

@Strat if she uses Plusnet email then I hope youve taught her how to use a different alias for each site! then when one site gets compromised, you just ditch the alias...

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Strat
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Re: Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

@MisterW she has her own domain and won't give it up for anything even after getting married Wink

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Re: Tidying up My Inbox in Thunderbird.

But if it’s Plusnet hosted, she can still have aliases, with CATCHALL set on.

Anyoldaddress@mydomainhostedbyplusnet.co.uk is the same as anyoldaddress@myacvount.plus.com

If there is no explicit address (mailbox or alias) for anyoldaddress@ and catchall is on, the mail goes to the default mailbox.

If anyoldaddress@ gets abused, it can be rerouted to the cyber blackhole!

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