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Windows 7: Outlook 2013 only downloads past three weeks of e-mail instead of all

23 Sep 2013   #1
King Mustard

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Outlook 2013 only downloads past three weeks of e-mail instead of all

Connected my @hotmail.com account, but all folders (inc. Inbox and Sent) only go as far back as "Three Weeks Ago".

Windows Live Mail downloaded it all.

Any ideas?


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24 Sep 2013   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

I use Outlook 2013 & I think your problem could be that Outlook has been set to delete all emails from the server older than, in your case 3 weeks.
Select File in Outlook then Account Settings & then highlight your Hotmail A/C, then select Change & page through all the settings & you should find a setting on how long to keep emails on server, or something similar to that. From memory it is very nearly the last setting.
Windows Live Mail uses a different type of email arrangement & there are no settings available for that, however it is very much easier to set up in Outlook.
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