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I use Outlook 2010 to access my email via POP3. I have to delete the email from the server when I download it in Outlook due to limitations on the server. What often happens to me is that I have Outlook running and downloading my emails and then I will need to step away for a moment (say, out to lunch, or into a meeting or something). What I would like to happen is that Outlook stops checking my emails (or maybe just temporarily stops deleting them from the server?) when I step away like this. That way I could get any new email on my phone. It would be really great if Outlook could be put into offline mode when either my screensaver comes on or when I lock my PC (and then back online when I return to my computer). Is this possible somehow?

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Take a look here – Raystafarian Jul 24 '13 at 16:28
@Raystafarian -- thanks, that looks helpful. However, I'm not quite sure how to run VBA code based on when the screensaver comes on/off... – user240394 Jul 25 '13 at 14:21
Take a look at this – Raystafarian Jul 25 '13 at 14:25
Cool, but I'm not entirely sure how to use that code... is there a way that I would somehow run this in Outlook itself? I guess it would need to be constantly running and polling for the status of the screensaver? – user240394 Jul 25 '13 at 14:51
That's the only way I'd know how. You might want to flag your own question and request to migrate it to Stack Overflow where there is probably a more simple way. – Raystafarian Jul 25 '13 at 15:09

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