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R
05-07-08, 07:13 PM
Hi

I have a laptop and a desktop connected to a home network.
I have the same mail accounts on both computers.
Incoming mail is not a problem, both computers receive the same mail.
But I want my SENT mail to appear on both computers.
How can I synchronize so both sent and received mail are the same on both
computers?

Thanks

Gary VanderMolen
05-08-08, 01:14 AM
Syncing sent mail is not possible with a standard POP account.
It can be done with an IMAP account (Gmail, AOL) or a HTTP
account (Hotmail with WLM).

--
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP


"R" <someone@myspace.now> wrote in message
news:B634C755-4A33-4358-BAF3-AAD8CC0E14A8@microsoft.com...
> Hi
>
> I have a laptop and a desktop connected to a home network.
> I have the same mail accounts on both computers.
> Incoming mail is not a problem, both computers receive the same mail.
> But I want my SENT mail to appear on both computers.
> How can I synchronize so both sent and received mail are the same on both
> computers?
>
> Thanks

R
05-08-08, 09:41 AM
Oh I see...

That's a pity, I would think that this is a "problem" a lot of people have.

Thanks Gary


"Gary VanderMolen" <Gary@NoMail.invalid> wrote in message
news:%23ge8PLNsIHA.1316@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
> Syncing sent mail is not possible with a standard POP account.
> It can be done with an IMAP account (Gmail, AOL) or a HTTP
> account (Hotmail with WLM).
>
> --
> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP
>
>
> "R" <someone@myspace.now> wrote in message
> news:B634C755-4A33-4358-BAF3-AAD8CC0E14A8@microsoft.com...
>> Hi
>>
>> I have a laptop and a desktop connected to a home network.
>> I have the same mail accounts on both computers.
>> Incoming mail is not a problem, both computers receive the same mail.
>> But I want my SENT mail to appear on both computers.
>> How can I synchronize so both sent and received mail are the same on both
>> computers?
>>
>> Thanks
>

Sooner Al [MVP]
05-08-08, 11:27 AM
You might include your self in the cc: or bcc: field of a sent message. That
way you would get a copy on the other PC when you download email.

--

Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows - Desktop User Experience)

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"R" <someone@myspace.now> wrote in message
news:1B05B629-9FCA-414F-BF68-E478D678E157@microsoft.com...
> Oh I see...
>
> That's a pity, I would think that this is a "problem" a lot of people
> have.
>
> Thanks Gary
>
>
> "Gary VanderMolen" <Gary@NoMail.invalid> wrote in message
> news:%23ge8PLNsIHA.1316@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>> Syncing sent mail is not possible with a standard POP account.
>> It can be done with an IMAP account (Gmail, AOL) or a HTTP
>> account (Hotmail with WLM).
>>
>> --
>> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP
>>
>>
>> "R" <someone@myspace.now> wrote in message
>> news:B634C755-4A33-4358-BAF3-AAD8CC0E14A8@microsoft.com...
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> I have a laptop and a desktop connected to a home network.
>>> I have the same mail accounts on both computers.
>>> Incoming mail is not a problem, both computers receive the same mail.
>>> But I want my SENT mail to appear on both computers.
>>> How can I synchronize so both sent and received mail are the same on
>>> both computers?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>
>

smlunatick
05-08-08, 12:57 PM
On May 8, 10:41*am, "R" <some...@myspace.now> wrote:
> Oh I see...
>
> That's a pity, I would think that this is a "problem" a lot of people have..
>
> Thanks Gary
>
> "Gary VanderMolen" <G...@NoMail.invalid> wrote in message
>
> news:%23ge8PLNsIHA.1316@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>
>
>
> > Syncing sent mail is not possible with a standard POP account.
> > It can be done with an IMAP account (Gmail, AOL) or a HTTP
> > account (Hotmail with WLM).
>
> > --
> > Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP
>
> > "R" <some...@myspace.now> wrote in message
> >news:B634C755-4A33-4358-BAF3-AAD8CC0E14A8@microsoft.com...
> >> Hi
>
> >> I have a laptop and a desktop connected to a home network.
> >> I have the same mail accounts on both computers.
> >> Incoming mail is not a problem, both computers receive the same mail.
> >> But I want my SENT mail to appear on both computers.
> >> How can I synchronize so both sent and received mail are the same on both
> >> computers?
>
> >> Thanks- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

Yes this is a problem with the POP email protocol. This is a reason
why IMAP is gaining popularity since the emails messages are stored on
the server and not locally in the POP client.

Gary VanderMolen
05-08-08, 05:01 PM
Yes, it's a limitation of the POP protocol. That protocol is fairly
old, and it doesn't have all the features that the newer protocols have.
OTOH, that's also what makes it snappy.

--
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP


"R" <someone@myspace.now> wrote in message
news:1B05B629-9FCA-414F-BF68-E478D678E157@microsoft.com...
> Oh I see...
>
> That's a pity, I would think that this is a "problem" a lot of people
> have.
>
> Thanks Gary
>
>
> "Gary VanderMolen" <Gary@NoMail.invalid> wrote in message
> news:%23ge8PLNsIHA.1316@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>> Syncing sent mail is not possible with a standard POP account.
>> It can be done with an IMAP account (Gmail, AOL) or a HTTP
>> account (Hotmail with WLM).
>>
>> --
>> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP
>>
>>
>> "R" <someone@myspace.now> wrote in message
>> news:B634C755-4A33-4358-BAF3-AAD8CC0E14A8@microsoft.com...
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> I have a laptop and a desktop connected to a home network.
>>> I have the same mail accounts on both computers.
>>> Incoming mail is not a problem, both computers receive the same mail.
>>> But I want my SENT mail to appear on both computers.
>>> How can I synchronize so both sent and received mail are the same on
>>> both computers?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>
>

smlunatick
05-08-08, 08:18 PM
On May 8, 6:01*pm, "Gary VanderMolen" <G...@NoMail.invalid> wrote:
> Yes, it's a limitation of the POP protocol. That protocol is fairly
> old, and it doesn't have all the features that the newer protocols have.
> OTOH, that's also what makes it snappy.
>
> --
> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP
>
> "R" <some...@myspace.now> wrote in message
>
> news:1B05B629-9FCA-414F-BF68-E478D678E157@microsoft.com...
>
>
>
> > Oh I see...
>
> > That's a pity, I would think that this is a "problem" a lot of people
> > have.
>
> > Thanks Gary
>
> > "Gary VanderMolen" <G...@NoMail.invalid> wrote in message
> >news:%23ge8PLNsIHA.1316@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
> >> Syncing sent mail is not possible with a standard POP account.
> >> It can be done with an IMAP account (Gmail, AOL) or a HTTP
> >> account (Hotmail with WLM).
>
> >> --
> >> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP
>
> >> "R" <some...@myspace.now> wrote in message
> >>news:B634C755-4A33-4358-BAF3-AAD8CC0E14A8@microsoft.com...
> >>> Hi
>
> >>> I have a laptop and a desktop connected to a home network.
> >>> I have the same mail accounts on both computers.
> >>> Incoming mail is not a problem, both computers receive the same mail.
> >>> But I want my SENT mail to appear on both computers.
> >>> How can I synchronize so both sent and received mail are the same on
> >>> both computers?
>
> >>> Thanks- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

I seem to recall that some "places" are / were trying to "outlaw" POP
mail. This was to keep a "trace" of all emails sent / received.