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deleting mail on phone deletes from sever

crobertbailey
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Posts: 157
Registered: ‎23-01-2013

deleting mail on phone deletes from sever

Hi as above i deleted some mail on my android phone and it deleted it from the server i have checked but can't find anywhere it says not to.
Any help ?
Thanks
Robert
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Mattz0r
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Posts: 620
Fixes: 1
Registered: ‎21-07-2010

Re: deleting mail on phone deletes from sever

Hey there Robert,
Your phone is most likely setup with an IMAP account, this reads the emails directly from the mail server. So anything you remove on the phone, will be removed directly on our side as well.
Hope this helps,
Matt
crobertbailey
Grafter
Posts: 157
Registered: ‎23-01-2013

Re: deleting mail on phone deletes from sever

Hi
Thanks Mat you have been busy today 3 problems solved for me, will move off imap then as i like to keep a record of my emails
Thanks
Rob
Mattz0r
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Posts: 620
Fixes: 1
Registered: ‎21-07-2010

Re: deleting mail on phone deletes from sever

You're very welcome Rob =)
Enjoy the rest of your day!
Regards,
Matt