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Setting up Windows Mail with GMail Account

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I want to try and use Windows Mail with my Gmail account. The last time I used a MS product (Outlook) with my online email account, it basically downloaded ALL my messages to Outlook, leaving them completely erased from my online view.

Is there a way around this? Any tips?
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Just use IMAP instead of POP. You can turn IMAP on in the GMail preferences, and it will download all new messages while keeping a copy on the GMail server.
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Originally Posted by bdattilo View Post
Just use IMAP instead of POP. You can turn IMAP on in the GMail preferences, and it will download all new messages while keeping a copy on the GMail server.
Saweet. Thanks. REPz
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You can use POP3, just set it to keep the message on the server.
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