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02 Sep 2011  

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
Please excuse my silence, as I've got my foot in my mouth. I have just re read your first post.
1 Remove the account you added to Gmail.
2 Add both accounts to Windows Live Mail.
Now for the tricky bit. In your Gmail, POP & IMAP are both enabled. How do you access your mail, home PC only or other. (As both are Web based, they can be accessed on any PC by usual method) In WLM, I prefer accessing Gmail using POP, so if IMAP is not required, disable it.
I have Gmail set to delete mail when accessed using POP, (their are other options) but can still access it in Gmail if needed.
Now to your Windows mail account. I don't use mine in WLM except to sign in, then I get auto access to my contacts, and 'Safe + Blocked' sender features. If windows mail messages are deleted from WLM, I don't know if they remain as Google does or not.
Hope this makes sense.
Excuse my ignorance, but what you are proposing above, will this allow to access all my mail through Gmail, and be able to delete WLM through Gmail as well. My main objective is to get all my mail through my new phone via Gmail and to save me logging into two accounts. I don't like the way I log into WLM on my phone and it displays my mail. Its a bit messy and buggy. Thats why I want to use Gmail as my main mail account and be able to delete mail through Gmail from my Windows Live account if this is possible.
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