Do not download old email

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Outlook version
Outlook 2013 64 bit
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I use different mail server such as gmail, yahoo, Hotmail,... I decided to use outlook to check all my email on my computer. I setup up them. But my problem is that I don't want outlook download all my old email. for example I want to download the last 30 messages. When I set up my yahoo account I see that outlook is going to download 4GB messages. Is there any way to set it up?

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When you use POP3, Outlook will download all messages in the Inbox - if you move them to a different folder online, outlook won't download them. If you use imap, it will sync all folders that you subscribe to - plus you can set outlook to only sync the last 30 days. Unfortunately, this is not an option with POP3. Sorry.
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