12 March, 2007

02 - Outlook express : Delete mail from the server

To delete mail from the server after several days with Outlook Express:

  • Select Tools > Accounts... from the menu in Outlook Express.
  • Highlight the desired email account.
  • Click Properties.
  • Go to the Advanced tab.
  • Make sure Leave a copy of messages on server is selected(checked).
  • Now also check Remove from server after __ day(s).
  • Specify how long you want messages to be kept at the server.
    • Taking into account how much mail you normally get, something between 3 and 10 days is useful.

  • Click OK.
  • Click Close.

<Tested, Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0>

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