[access-uk] Re: Email solution for two PC's

Hi Carl, not so sure about the data usage. But, on your laptop, you could perhaps uncheck (Automatically download message when viewing in the preview pane) in Options/Read page. I think this way the message header is only downloaded... Still though don't know if you need to worry much about it.


HTH,
Amro
----- Original Message ----- From: "Karl Proud" <karl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 1:06 AM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Email solution for two PC's


Anro,

Thanks for the help, it's now working pretty good.  Working with IMAP
folders may take a little getting used to but it's doing exactly what I
want. With the synchronising that's going on do you know if it is heavy on the traffic usage? I am going to be using my notebook with a pay as you go
mobile broadband dongle so don't want to wipe out my data usage by moving
emails about!
Cheers
Karl
----- Original Message ----- From: "Amro Bilal" <amro_bilal@xxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 11:41 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Email solution for two PC's


Carl, it's dead easy. First you need to find out if your host supports imap; I'd be very surprised if it doesn't. Then all you need to do is to re create
your email accounts in OE using the same details that you're using at
present, except, choose imap as the type of email rather than pop3.

Forget about the mail server machine thing. imap behaves somewhat like an
html email account. So when you view your emails from either your laptop or
your desktop, you'll be viewing what's on the server. In other words your
computers will be synchronised with the server all the time.

Hope that makes sense?

Cheers,
Amro
----- Original Message ----- From: "Karl Proud" <karl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 10:58 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Email solution for two PC's


Anro,

I figured that IMAP was what I wanted, have you any pointers on how to go
from 2 pop accounts on outlook express to something with IMAP?  Can I do
something like download them to my main machine and make that machine act
like a mail server so that my notebook can view the email when I'm out and
about.  Am I being too complicated about this?

Cheers
Karl
----- Original Message ----- From: "Amro Bilal" <amro_bilal@xxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 9:00 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Email solution for two PC's


Hi Carl, use IMAP protocol for your emails. That will keep your email
folders synchronised alright.

HTH,
Amro
----- Original Message ----- From: "Karl Proud" <karl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 8:43 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Email solution for two PC's


Hi,

I have a desktop PC at home and a notebook for being on the move.
Currently
I have my email on my desktop so don't have access on my notebook.  Does
anyone know of a efficient and cheap way of having my mail accessible on
both machines and keeping them synchronised?  Is this something a home
mail
server would achieve?  I realise that I can grab my POP mail off the
server
and leave a copy still on the server to be downloaded by my main machine
but
that doesn't seem to be a very good way of running my projects.

Anyone have any ideas?

Cheers
Karl


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