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Is it possible to keep email messages on the server only until they are deleted from the Outlook Express inbox? I know it is possible to download all of the messages from the server, but I want to keep them on the server and only delete them when they are deleted in Outlook Express.

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Are you still using Outlook Express? Why? Also, POP3 or IMAP account? – Karan May 18 '13 at 20:53
Using POP, and Outlook Express because it's an old machine and its user doesn't like changes. – user1049697 May 18 '13 at 21:12
@user1049697 - POP3 doesn't support what you want. You would have to use IMAP. – Ramhound May 18 '13 at 23:38

.Hi User, please use IMAP.

** It offers two-way syncing between webmail and mail client actions. If you read a message in your email client, it will be marked read on the web! ** Save space by downloading only the message headers, or download whole messages to work offline.

** Your labels appear as folders, and vice versa, so it's easy to stay organized.

** Provides access to Drafts, Sent Mail and Spam folders.

** Great if you check your mail from multiple computers or mobile devices, you'll see the same messages and folders, no matter what email client you're using.

Here's a Link that you can check..

Gmail Support -

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