how can I delete original email just by deleting from outlook?

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One thing that I'm really looking for is a way to delete a mail from both

original email and outlook just by deleting it in outlook.It's because I

don't want to have a messy email when I log in without using outlook. Right

now, when I delete an email in outlook, the original one remains in my inbox

, so after a couple of months I will have a real mess in my email.
 
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Generally you cannot, but depends to some extent on the type of account, pop

or?

If pop the two are entirely seperate

"Ehsan" <Ehsan> wrote in message

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> One thing that I'm really looking for is a way to delete a mail from both
> original email and outlook just by deleting it in outlook.It's because I
> don't want to have a messy email when I log in without using outlook.
> Right
> now, when I delete an email in outlook, the original one remains in my
> inbox
> , so after a couple of months I will have a real mess in my email.
 
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"Ehsan" <Ehsan> wrote in message

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> One thing that I'm really looking for is a way to delete a mail from both
> original email and outlook just by deleting it in outlook.It's because I
> don't want to have a messy email when I log in without using outlook. Right
> now, when I delete an email in outlook, the original one remains in my inbox
> , so after a couple of months I will have a real mess in my email.


If you're using a POP account, then you can configure your account to delete

the message from the server when you empty your Deleted Items folder. I

believe it's on the Advanced tab of the account properties. You must use the

Deleted Items folder in order for this to work. A permanent deletion (holding

Shift down when you delete an item) won't work because it bypasses Deleted

Items.

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Ehsan wrote:


> One thing that I'm really looking for is a way to delete a mail from both
> original email and outlook just by deleting it in outlook.It's because I
> don't want to have a messy email when I log in without using outlook. Right
> now, when I delete an email in outlook, the original one remains in my inbox
> , so after a couple of months I will have a real mess in my email.


In the POP e-mail account that you defined in Outlook, under More

settings, Advanced tab, decide what behavior(s) you want to employ to

keep your server-side Inbox clean of old e-mails.

Apparently you have the "leave messages on server" option enabled in the

e-mail account defined in Outlook. Well, that means they do get left up

on the server and it is up to you to do the periodic cleaning. Do you

actually access your POP account from multiple e-mail clients? If not,

why did you enable the "leave messages on server" option?

Outlook has a couple of options to assist in the cleanup operations

should you decide to enable the "leave messages on server" option. One

is to delete the server copy of the message when you delete it from the

Deleted Items folder (provided that is where it goes when you delete a

message). After you delete a message from the Deleted Items folder, it

will also get deleted from the mail server in the next mail poll.

In addition to or separate from the "remove from server when deleted

from Deleted Items" option, you also have the choice of enabling the

"remove from server after N days". N days after you retrieve the

message, Outlook will queue it for deletion in its next mail poll.

Obviously none of these options are applicable if you are not loading

that instance of Outlook to have it carry out those actions. If you are

using the webmail client to your account, Outlook isn't involved.
 
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