Outlook 365 update sets delete from server flag

rcull99

Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
POP3
I'm wondering if this has happened to anyone else, but my wife and I have both just discovered that our "Remove (mail) from server after 14 days" flag has been set. Explains why we have been having trouble finding older emails on our phones for at least a month, at a guess.
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
That is the default setting... I wonder if the cloud sync bug is at fault....

There is a new feature that was enabled by default that syncs settings in the cloud and it is causing changes to revert when you restart outlook.

Go to File > Options > General. In the Cloud Storage Options, remove the check from "Store my Outlook settings in the cloud"

I have more information in this article -
 
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