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Windows Live Mail - Sent Mail folder - Multiple IMAP accounts including Gmail

Q: Windows Live Mail - Sent Mail folder - Multiple IMAP accounts including Gmail

I use the new Windows Live Mail client to access two IMAP accounts, Gmail and one provided by my University. Gmail works such that whenever you send an email through it, it automatically puts a copy in the Sent Mail folder. So if the WLM client tries to put a copy there as well, you end up with two copies of the email in the Sent Mail folder. The University IMAP account doesn't work like this. A copy will only appear in the Sent Mail folder for that account if the client program puts a copy there.

So the problem is the way WLM handles this. Most IMAP settings are specific to the account. You right click on an account, go to settings, and then go to the IMAP section and specify the folders and stuff like that. However, the option of whether or not WLM puts a copy of an email you send in the Sent Mail folder can only be set for the entire client.

In Tools->Options->Send is the checkbox for this option. If it's checked, I get a single copy of sent mail in the University account and two copies in Gmail. If it is unchecked I get no copies for the University account and just one for Gmail.

Does anyone know a way to fix this?

edit: Oh, and a side question, is it possible to make WLM stop showing the number of unread emails in the trash or spam? They're in there because I have no intention of reading them. I don't care how many are unread.

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A: Windows Live Mail - Sent Mail folder - Multiple IMAP accounts including Gmail

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Hey guys,

Just got a quick question regarding Windows Live Mail. I know it's probably not supported anymore (the version I installed is from 2011, even!) but my mom uses it for her email, and has been using it since it came out in 2011, and we just now switched over from POP3 to IMAP.

I had her recreate all her storage folders in the IMAP server, so that she can access them from the new Windows 8.1 tablet we got her as well. The messages being stored on my ISP's server and not locally makes that super convenient and easy

Well, the problem is that with POP3, when my mom would click the "Sync" button, it would only do two tasks - check for new mail on the POP3 server, and send anything in the Outbox.

Now with IMAP, it checks *every single folder* for new mail, and since she has about 75 folders, the entire process takes several minutes. We only want it to check "Inbox", as that's the only place new messages would be anyway... the other folders are strictly storage folders that messages get moved to once she's read them.

There was a setting under Account that looks like this:

I tried unchecking "Check for new messages in all folders" but that did nothing. Not even restarting the program changed anything... it still tries to check all 75+ folders and takes a very long time.

Any suggestions or ideas?

A:Question about Windows Live Mail and IMAP Accounts

You need to Enter Inbox for the "Root folder path" .... Check the box marked "Check for new messages in all folders"

Apply and OK ....

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How do I remove imap.gmail.com from my Windows Live Mail 2011 account? I had configured my windows email with gmail, and I no longer want to do that. I can't seem to find a way to keep gmail from checking my mail through my Windows Live Mail account. I'm afraid if I delete my gmail account I would no longer have access to my Windows Live Mail account. I have gone to settings in gmail and disabled imap. When I did this, I no longer was able to send or receive mail in Windows Live Mail, so I had to go back and enable imap in gmail.

A:How do I remove imap.gmail configuration from Windows Live Mail 2011

Hi aftermath,
Gmail can't be used to sign-in to WLM, you need to have a Hotmail Account.

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I have Windows Live Mail configured with 2 email accounts - i.e. my Gmail and Yahoo mail accounts. However, whenever I send an email from my Yahoo account it does not appear in the Sent folder of my Yahoo webmail account - instead it shows in the Sent Mail folder of my Gmail webmail account.

The outgoing mail settings for each are different - the Gmail account uses smtp.gmail.com and the Yahoo account uses smtp.mail.yahoo.co.uk, so I would expect emails sent via the Yahoo mail server to be visible when I view my Yahoo account on the web.

I have verified that outgoing Yahoo mails are connecting to the Yahoo SMTP server by deliberately misspelling my username in the outgoing server settings - I got an error message as expected, confirming that it was trying to connect to smtp.mail.yahoo.co.uk.

I do have Gmail configured to collect mail from my Yahoo account - does this feature extend to collecting all Sent mail as well as incoming mail, and could this explain why my outgoing Yahoo mail never appears in my Yahoo webmail account, even though it was sent via smtp.mail.yahoo.co.uk?

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Hi, I noticed that in Internet Explorer, which I do not use regularly, the Windows Live login page has all the e-mail addresses saved that people have used and checked the option to "Remember me" while in Firefox, only the last user's e-mail is ever saved so if I am using the computer after my brother, I have to click to sign in with a different user and re-enter my e-mail address. In IE, I just could click my e-mail address on the login page and then just enter my password. Anyone know how to display multiple e-mail address options on the login page, specifically for Firefox?

A:How to have multiple e-mail accounts on Windows Live/Hotmail login page?

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After installing SP2 on my Vista Business OS laptop I could no longer send and receive all my mail in Windows Mail.
I had my BT Yahoo mail account set up to deliver all my mail to my POP inbox. This included mail from 2 other servers which could then be accessed through my Mail Inbox. Several of the email addresses are used for a web page that I maintain on an Apache server and cannot be accessed in any other manner. The other server that had mail forwarded to my Inbox can be accessed with HTTP and is not so important, yet still irritating.

Microsoft's answer to problems with the (now unsupported, apparently) Windows Mail that all Vista users have paid for, seems to be exclusively to tell everyone to move to using Windows Live Mail.
So I downloaded it most reluctantly. And it also does not work with these forwarded mail addresses. Just keep getting asked for a password over and over.

I can go to the BT Yahoo server and send mail there out of these external addresses but it is not possible to receive mail.

So is that it, Microsoft? Can I no longer access these accounts at all?

I would change to using Mozilla Thunderbird but it has no facility for importing my huge store of Windows Mail Messages.

Any suggestions anybody, I have spent many hours on this and it is driving me demented. All real help would be most appreciated.

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Thanks for any help.
The main account is set up and seems to be working.
When I set up the 2nd account. It seems to be ok.
Then I go to another computer and send a message to the
2nd account. I never get the message in the Window 7 puter.
The account is a valid account with my ISP. It does not show
as not accepted by the 2nd computer.

I am sure I have done something wrong....

A:setting up multiple accounts in Window Live Mail

If the first account is working fine, when I see new accounts not working. I.e. not sending and or not receiving I go through the account set up carefully. Depending whether it is not sending or receiving some setting for incoming or outgoing is not right.

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 1 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 16127 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 1862 GB (1736 GB Free); F: 1863 GB (1546 GB Free);
Antivirus: AVG Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

All the problems started after the cable Co. upgraded me to whole house DVR -HD. They say one has nothing to do with the other, but cable guy made some changes to my PC even though Co. said he wouldn't do that. Also when I send certain e-mails the body of the mail will not go through. Please Help if you can.

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I would like to backup my Windows Live Mail.
I am using IMAP.

Now, I do know the distinction between POP3 and IMAP.

However, I have something that bother me.
If I backup my windows live mail (all my gmail emails) and after that I will
erase all my emails in gmail.

What will happen after I restore my windows live mail?
all my emails and attachment will still exist?

Does my emails in IMAP protocol are located also on my desktop and not just on the

A:backup IMAP Windows Live Mail

Hello Hamilton,

These tutorials can show you how to export (backup) your email messages and email accounts in Windows Live Mail so that you can import (restore) them later if needed. Exporting them will not delete them.

Windows Live Mail - Export and Import Email Messages

Windows Live Mail - Export and Import Email Accounts

If you right click on your email account name in the left pane of WLM and click on Properties, you can check the box below in the IMAP tab to have messages in those folders kept on the server as well as your desktop. The IMAP server and your desktop (WLM) will be synced, so if you delete a message from either location, it will be deleted from both locations.
Hope this helps,

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I'm new to how imap works. But ever since installing it I've got all kinds of folders in my Windows Mail list.

Help me understand what they are all for. It seems that I've multiple folders, for instance here's what my Gmail folder structure looks like:
Sent Items
Deleted Items
Junk E-mail
All Mail
Sent Mail
Deleted Items
Deleted Messages

A:I use Windows Mail and an IMAP gmail account...

Well, they pretty much do as they say e.g. Starred e-mails are all the e-mails you have marked as starred for follow up.

Please let me know what you where unsure about.

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Here are the errors I get when send/receive finishes.

Header download for the '[Gmail]' folder did not complete. Could not select '[Gmail]' on the IMAP server. You might try refreshing your folder list to synchronize with the IMAP server. Account: 'Gmail', Server: 'imap.gmail.com', Protocol: IMAP, Server Response: 'Unknown Mailbox: [Gmail] (Failure)', Port: 993, Secure(SSL): Yes, Error Number: 0x800CCCD2

Header download for the '[Imap]' folder did not complete. Could not select '[Imap]' on the IMAP server. You might try refreshing your folder list to synchronize with the IMAP server. Account: 'Gmail', Server: 'imap.gmail.com', Protocol: IMAP, Server Response: 'Unknown Mailbox: [Imap] (Failure)', Port: 993, Secure(SSL): Yes, Error Number: 0x800CCCD2

I can send & receive email fine but these errors pop up and it's done getting the email. Does anyone know what's going on?

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After a clean install of Windows 7, I installed Office 2007. I also installed Windows Live Mail not to use it as an e-mail client, but only as an intermediate to import mail accounts. Therefore, I imported all my many e-mail accounts to Windows Live Mail from previously saved IAF files. Until here all worked as expected. The problem is that now, when I try to "Import internet mail account settings" from Windows Live Mail to Outlook it just answers "No internet accounts were found to import". How come?

Can someone please instruct me on how to overcome this problem, please?

A:Importing mail accounts from Live Mail to Outlook 2007

Please, don't rush to answer, it only passed three months since the question .

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I keep getting this error when sending/receiving email with Vista Mail?
Header download for the '[Gmail]' folder did not complete. Could not select '[Gmail]' on the IMAP server. You might try refreshing your folder list to synchronize with the IMAP server. Account: 'Gmail', Server: 'imap.gmail.com', Protocol: IMAP, Server Response: 'Unknown Mailbox: [Gmail] (Failure)', Port: 993, Secure(SSL): Yes, Error Number: 0x800CCCD2

I've changed the port numbers around and on gmails website for setting this up isn't exactly clear on what the port numbers are.

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I have been using WLM 2011 for a couple of years now. Everything was good until last Thursday. I opened WLM and got an error about login failed. After checking my account settings, I noticed everything was now set up as IMAP. I called my ISP and they confirmed it was supposed to be POP3.

So... can I reset the account back to POP3 without losing my mail?

I did do a system restore back to a point a couple of days before this happened. No change.

Thanks for your help.

A:Windows Live Mail changed account settings from POP3 to IMAP

Use this link Windows Essentials: Worldwide Downloads - Free Email, Instant Messaging, and Photo Editing Software from Microsoft to upgrade to the newest version.
You wont lose anything. Then we'll address your other problem.

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I've just set up a new imap email account in live mail. the folders were created on another computer using outlook, however do not appear on the webmail. Once the account was set up all of the folders synced ok, except that the "all" or "inbox" does not appear --meaning that all unread mail remains on the webmail, but does not download onto this computer -- only the mail that has been moved into the folders.

When I click on the account name in the left column the screen remains blank -- for other accounts this is where the inbox appears with unread mail, or it says "there are no items in this view".

I have tried closing and reopening Live mail, but nothing changed.

Can anyone tell me why it is not downloading the "inbox" folder....please

Regards C

A:IMAP folders "all' or 'inbox' not visible in windows live mail

Hi Carolynw018, welcome to Seven Forums.

You seem to be doing it the hard way. Try this method. WLM Tips.pdf

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I currently have a wireless ISP that I'm not totally happy with and have been thinking about switching over to another ISP - specifically Century Link due to the much lower monthly price, hopefully better reliability and much higher speeds (12mb vs 1.5mb).

My question is my current ISP offers email to which I have three email accounts attached and once I leave this ISP I will need to set up new email accounts - gmail, etc. In the event I'm not happy with Century Link down the road and want to change providers again I don't want to have to change the email accounts so does using the ".gmail.com" extension make sense or is there something else that makes better sense? I know Century Link also offers their own email extensions but that would then lock me into them which is not what I want to do.

Also, with my current ISP I have been using Windows Live Mail and like it and have quite a few folders, etc that I have accumulated over the 6 years I have had these accounts. Going forward I tried setting up some gmail accounts and inside WLM I set them up also so when I get my new mail it comes in for the gmail accounts along with the mail from the current ISP email accounts. I realize I can "store" the new gmail entries in the old WLM folders by simply dragging and dropping the entry into my old WLM folders or is this not a wise thing to do? Or should I make the same folders under the "gmail" accounts and drag and drop the old folder con... Read more

A:Live Mail vs other mail programs and email accounts

use gmail and then you are ISP independant - I have been for years
also with the client I use , I also leave the email on the gmail server - and just move to "all mail" on gmail - that way i have a backup of my email on gmail servers. you get quite a lot of storage on gmail - and every now and then I purge out all the rubbish email on the gmail server
Also by moving the email to "all folders" - i f i want to work without my PC - i can log into the web service and then only se the latest email in the inbox

i keep the same folders for all my email accounts- and often use an inbox rule on my client (thunderbird) to move to folders

but thats how i like to work

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I currently have three Email Accounts. 1 x Windows Mail, and 2 x Windows Live Mail.

I would like to clean out all the File Folders in both locations, but still preserve my existing Folder setups, at the same time.

If I try to Export the Message contents of a Folder to DVD [E:/ Folder], I get this Error message;
Is there any way that I can get around this, so that I can create a DVD Archive of all of my Emails.

Basically, I just wish to clear out all the old Emails from each Account, but still retain a record of them, at the same time.

A:I want to save Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail Folder Contents, to a DVD Archive.

Hello Tony,

You will need to export to a empty folder on your desktop first, then copy that folder to the DVD, or place that folder in a ZIP and copy the ZIP to the DVD.

Windows Mail - Messages

Hope this helps,

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I have several emails (@gmail, @company1, @company2). Sometimes I receive emails in this 3 accounts that I want them to go into the same folder. For example, my brother send me an email to gmail, but tomorrow he sends an email to @company1. I want this 2 emails to be saved into the same folder. However, it seems that Imap only let me use folders for each imap account.

Best Regards,

A:Imap folder for multiple accounts email

Hi danmobile

Gmail can be configured to download messages from other mail servers. Or if you are using Outlook, you can create a rule that will copy messages into a particular folder.

Let us know how you access your messages and what messaging software you use, if any.

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Can someone please tell me how to set up multiple POP3 email accounts in Windows 8 mail?
I actually need 2 accounts.

I used to use Outlook Express but as this is no longer available I am stuck.
All I seem to be able to set up us Google and Hotmail Accounts.

All help much appreciated

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Set up:

Computer 1, Windows 7, Outlook 2016 as part of Office 365 installation (program not cloud account), running new email address 1 on POP mail. (and 2 other POP email addresses unrelated to email address 1)

Computer 2, Windows 7, Outlook 2016 as part of Office 365 installation (program not cloud account), running new email address 2 on POP mail. (and 1 other POP email address unrelated to email address 2)

Computer 3, Windows 10, Outlook 2016 as part of Office 365 installation (program not cloud account), running new email address 3 on POP mail. ALSO, running Windows 10 mail with 2 accounts added from Hotmail and also email address 3. (Son's computer)

My son set up the email address 3 on Windows mail. He would have accepted the default setup, which I am assuming is IMAP.

We only just got the 3 email addresses activated yesterday on a paid email hosting service. At first everything was working fine but then from time to time each of our Outlook 2016 programs had send/receive errors. I checked and rechecked the settings with the email host provider. They are set up on ports 995 and 465 using SSL. At first authentication was ticked but after having problems it was unchecked. It worked and then didn't work both ways. Each time I go and make a change or just even re-setup the same settings, the setup proceeds and get the successful test message. Can send & receive emails but then after a while start getting send/receive errors again. On Computers 1 & 2... Read more

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Gmail doesn't list what settings (and how to set them up) for this email client. I know people can use it for gmail though. Here are the settings I have in Windows Live Mail, for my Gmail account

General Tab

User information- My Name and email address. I also have include this account when receiving email or synchronizing

Servers Tab

Incoming mail


Then, my username and password, then log on using clear text authentication. Under outgoing mail server my server requires authetication is checked.

Advanced Tab

Server Port numbers

Outgoing Mail SMTP is port 25
Incoming Mail IMAP is port 993

Both of them have "This server requires a secure connection (SSL) checked"

I was getting some error messages last night, I have something that says Outbox on the bottom of my Windows Live Mail menu, I think is for all three of my email accounts. I have two charter ones and a Gmail one. There is a message (there's only one there) there that is not being sent. The folders I have for my Gmail account are

1. Inbox
2. Drafts
3. Sent Items
4. Junk Mail
5. Deleted Items

6. Gmail (tabbed) under it are these folders

All Mail
Archived Mail
Resume Rabbit
Sent Mail

16 Trash (with a tab)


17. Wizards posts

In my Sent Mail folder under Gmail I can see the same message that is in my Outbox that I am trying to send, it's listed with my name (a... Read more

A:Using IMAP with with Windows Live Mail in windows 7 problem

Hi is this what your trying to do How to Access a Gmail Account in Windows Live Mail - About Email
Add Your Gmail To Windows Live Mail
How to sync Windows Live Mail with Gmail - Web Applications Stack Exchange

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When I go to WLM, 2 accounts are shown, both with the same e-mail address. One is the default. I always use the default account. I would like to remove the 2nd one because I see no need for it. The problem is, if I compose an e-mail & put it in draft before sending, when I do send the message it is sent from the 2nd account. and not the default account where I typed the original message. This does not make sense to me and I don't know why I have 2 accounts with the same address. If I remove the 2nd account will my drafts be sent from the default account?

Hope I make myself clear.

A:Windows Live Mail - 2 accounts same address

Very clear. But difficult to understand why it is happening!
You don't have any message rules which could be redirecting?
Frankly, I would move the extra account to a safe place, and see what happens.

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I did the SP1 update on the weekend. I don't know if this is why this has happened but Windows live Mail, when opened, is now empty. All of my emails, settings, contacts and accounts are gone. I can see all the folders when I look under C:\Users\... but I don't know how to restore all of it. I'm hoping someone here could assist?

I did read the backup solution before doing the Win update but it's a little late for that since I just read it here now. :-(

Thank you.

Kokabella Creations
Saint Augustine, FL

A:All Accounts & Email Gone in Windows Live Mail

if all the folders and mail data is on your C drive maybe you can try to import them to windows live mail to be able to see them again.

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I see that in WLM one can export messages and accounts. But only messages are allowed to be imported. So how do you import accounts in WLM? Thanks.

A:Windows Live Mail Import Accounts

Click on accounts under tools in the menu bar and then it will open and has a command to import.

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I have just upgraded from Vista to Windows 7.

This necessitated a transition from Windows Mail (which I was using in Vista) to Windows Live Mail (for Windows 7).

I maintain multiple email accounts from different sources (personal, business #1, business #2, etc.), and in Windows Live Mail, each account gets listed separately, with its own Inbox, Sentbox, Deleted Items folders, etc.

The result of this is that when I want to find my incoming emails, I have to check 6 separate inboxes. To confirm if I sent an email to someone, I have to check 6 separate sentboxes, etc.

Since Windows Mail did NOT separate out my email accounts, this obviously represents a lot of extra effort involved, and a lot of searching for the right email.

So, I'd like to have all these accounts combined into one, so that all incoming mail shows up in ONE inbox, all sent mail appears in ONE sentbox, etc. just like how Windows Mail worked (with respect to email accounts, anyway)

I've already been on Windows Live help, searching for answers. I've tried to tweak what appears in the Folder Pane, but that didn't work either.

I'm sure it's just a simple tweak or configuration setting, but I haven't been able to find it yet.

Can anyone help?


A:how to combine accounts in windows live mail?

RIGHT-click on "Quick Views", select those views that you wish to see

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i've been trying to solve this for a couple of weeks now without any success. i was looking for an alternative for thunderbird and i thought i should try live mail in my win7 laptop but i can't seem to be able to download anything at all from gmail. i also tried postbox thinking it was an issue with wlm but i wasn't able to connect with it either. this is in build 7077 x64.

i can connect and download my email just fine using my other laptop runing xp home (32bit) with both thunderbird and postbox so it seems the problem is related with my win7 setup somehow. i have already tried reinstalling and reconfiguring wlm several times but the result is prety much the same and i can't even download my imap folders. here is an example of the errors i get:

Unable to send or receive messages for the Gmail (***) account. Your '[Gmail]#Sent Mail' folder was not polled for its unread count.

Server Response: Your IMAP command could not be sent to the server, due to non-network errors. This could, for example, indicate a lack of memory on your system.
Server: 'imap.gmail.com'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0E
Protocol: IMAP
Port: 993
Secure(SSL): Yes

i get similar errors for all my folders just with different error IDs. so, any sugestions are greatly appreciated as this is driving me crazy already.

A:issues with live mail and imap

I googled that error code and ran accross this page. It might help. What is "Error Number: 0x800CCC0E"?.

Im running wlm ver 14.0.8 on 32 bit with no prob. There is a instruction page on gmail to help set up imap/smtp.

Hope this helps let me know if not


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text, both received and the reply, missing

A:Live Mail: Replies to emails missing in Sent Mail folder

Do you have this option checked?

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Will Windows Live Mail 2012 still work with Hotmail.ca accounts after June 30, 2016? I received a warning e-mail about this from Microsoft, but it didn't mention Hotmail.CA accounts specifically - only Hotmail.COM.  Thanks.

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I am running a W7 upgrade from Vista Home Premium. This is a large jump since on the computer I just retired I was running Outlook Express 6. I liked the fact that in OE I had one list of folders, and one inbox, deleted and sent folders on the left column. In Live Mail each e-mail account (5) I maintain has a separate set of folders. I see I can set the Quick View to see all the incoming mail in the center window but I find after deleting e-mails I have to go through each account separately to empty the deletes. Is there a way to empty all e-mail accounts with one command?

I have other Live Mail problems I will send as separate threads.


A:Live Mail - e-mail accounts

Welcome to the joys of Windows Live Mail.
Pretty sure that the good people that designed Windows Live Mail did not use Outlook Express.

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Is it possible to have multiple outlook accounts come through your mail application on Windows 8.1? I can't seem to make it happen. It will only display the messages from the Microsoft account I am signed into. For example: On my iPhone I have 3 different outlook accounts linked in my mail app to come to my phone. If this is possible, someone please explain.

A:Windows 8.1 mail application (multiple accounts)

Sure you can Mail App - Add an Account in Windows 8.1

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First time have used a forum.

Have 64 bit desktop with Windows 7 Home Premium

Just installed Outlook 2010. Can I delete messages from Gmail which show in All Mail if so how. Have read forums which do not give answer.

Help would be appreciated.

Also is this the best area to ask this ?


A:Deleleting messages in Gmail All Mail using IMAP

Set up your gmail account to use IMAP and then configure your mail client as well.


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My old CPU Hard drive failed so I bought a new CPU. A Toshiba SateliteC55 with Windows 8.
Ok I am trying to set up my emails is Windows live Mail client. I had another CPU with Win 7 so I had my emails set up before on it. Thing is now charter won't help me with my problem and neither will MS.
They sent me the link for setting it up on WLM. Here is the link http://www.myaccount.charter.com/customers/Support.aspx?SupportArticleID=2656 which I did. I have 3 different emails with charter. I set up the first one and followed the instructions and set it up as IMAP. But in WLM it recognize it as POP3 and won't let me change it. So I can download all 9000 emails that were on the server (don't know why they were there) but it won't let me send out an email from WLM. I change it to a POP instead of IMAP and it let me send out an email.
Also when In tried to set up the second email IMAP it tells me it can't find the IMAP server even though it will DL emails from the first email set up as Imap.
It is very confusing and Charter is a worthless hump of information. I guess what I want to ask is there a link for a step by step setup for charter emails to windows live mail? I also will be setting this up on my phone and Ipad..
IS there another client I could use instead of this that is easier to use. I would rather just use that.
Thanks for the help. If this is confusing please point it out because I am so frustrated at charter I may not be... Read more

A:Setting Up Windows Live Mail With Charter Email Accounts

I also have multiple e-mail on charter and works fine.Here is the setup.
If you still have trouble let me know.

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Windows Live Mail (Web based hotmail) will not let me connect to the section (options) that would allow me to send/receive other accounts (add an email account) (pop). I keep getting the same error message whether using Firefox or IE:

The connection was reset

The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.
* The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few

* If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network

* If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure
that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

This option used to work, but now I can't access the option at all. Any ideas?

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How can I created two Microsoft accounts (Windows Live), and also two outlook mail accounts?.
Thank you for any assistance sent my way.


A:Can I create two Windows Live Account and two Outlook mail accounts?.

Go to Sign In. If you get automatically signed in to an existing account, you will have to sign out. On the front page below blue Sign In button is a link for "No account? Create one!" Click on the "Create one!" link.

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My sent messages are not being saved in sent Items folder either on server in IMAP or in Sent Items folder in Live mail, also not saving with POP account either, they just seem to disappear on me

A:How to save sent items on an IMAP server in Live Mail

Hi nauticatarcher and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

Press Alt to bring up the menus and then click Tools and Options... Select the Send tab and check that the highlighted option is set as shown.

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So I remember noticing something like this in the previews, but now that I'm running RTM it's still there and bugging me:

SOME of my Gmail accounts seems to connect via an appropriate protocol that supports Push, adding "as items arrive" to the list of download frequency, and removing the outgoing and incoming server fields from the bottom of the settings. Others, meanwhile, appear to be auto-configured as basic IMAP accounts, and therefore are limited to 15 minutes as the lowest frequency of checking.

There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to it, beyond POSSIBLY the fact that the first two accounts I set up both got proper push configuration, while the later ones didn't. One's a straight gmail.com, the other is a Google Apps account. Meanwhile I deleted the Google Apps account from it along with another gmail.com and then added back the gmail.com and it still configured it using standard IMAP, and yet included "as items arrive" in the dropdown. And now it's giving me timeouts when I try to add back the Google Apps account I removed.

Anyone else having similar experiences, and can anyone else confirm what the limit seems to be, or a possible workaround?

EDIT: After a system restart the Google Apps account I was trying to add back finally appeared. It's no longer available for "as items arrive," though, and the second account I re-added after deleting it still has "as items arrive" as an option. Meanwhile it appears that the se... Read more

A:Limit to number of proper Gmail accounts in Windows Mail app?

An update, FYI: I've since found that I can change, willy-nilly, which two accounts have access to "As items arrive" by taking one of the ones that currently has it OFF of it and down to a longer option. It'll then make the option available to all other accounts until I set it, at which point the rest get limited.

Strange and disappointing. I'd like to know the technical limitations behind this.

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Sony Vaio - VPCEB3F4E
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU P6100 @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3758 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics
Motherboard: Sony Corporation, VAIO
Hello there,

I'm coming to the end of my tether with Windows Live Mail.

I've had this laptop for just over a year and up until about 4 months ago the mail facility provided by Windows 7 was working perfectly. I previously had my 2 Hotmail accounts synced up and receiving and sending emails no problem.

That is until it died - it stopped receiving mail and started giving me error messages, in despair I began to search online for solutions however I either didn't find anything relating to my Vaio model or the things I did find which could possibly have helped, didn't. I tried deleting the accounts and re-syncing them too - error. (I can't remember these error messages or their codes)

I lost all hope as had other problems with slow start up, slow running time, slow mouse etc. and returned to checking my emails through my browser. Recently I got myself in gear and cleaned the system, defragment etc, and the laptop is back to its almost new state, so I thought I'd give Windows Live Mail another shot.

Same problem I think, will not sync the accounts what so ever, even though the nice little message is telling me:
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A:Windows Live Mail on Vaio won't Sync with Hotmail email accounts??!

That error is a network connection error message, that is commonly associated with Windows update

What security software are you using, that might be blocking WLM connecting.
Do you have an ad blocker as that can cause it, as can a proxy being set or used

A misconfigured firewall can also cause it as can having malware on teh computer

From the other symptoms, I would guess at malware
follow advice here and post the logs those programs make in your next repkly here & I'll see what shows up and we gan go from there

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I use IMAP for my mail accounts to have on all my machines the same mails.
But the disturbing problem with this is that it seems that each mail client uses different folder names fo the same function ...

So I use the webmailer (to see all),
MS Outlook (German),
Thunderbird (English)
Sent mails: sent, Gesendete Nachrichten
Junk mails: Junk, Junk-E-Mails
Deleted mails trash, Gel?schte Nachrichten

Is there a way to tell them to use the same folders?

Also I?m wondering is it not possible in IMAP to have a folder hold mails and subfolders?

A:Multiple mail clients creating different IMAP folders

Hi guys I found a way to sign:
1) the "Outlook 'Sent Mails'" folder --to--> the 'Sent' folder of the Server
2) the "Outlook 'Deleted Mails'" folder --to--> the 'Trash' folder of the Server

But still missing this feature for:
Junk Mail and the Draft/Templates folder, is there a Way?

Another problem is that I connect TLS to my mail servers.
Outlook is always (at start up and when I try to send a mail at first time in a session) asking if I trust the Certificate. I do so, and tried to install the certificate but it seems not working ?
Is there a trick or a special folder I have to install the cert to?

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I like live mail but cannot work out how to save sent mail into a specific folder. In Outlook and Outlook express it was easy to set it up so that any reply to an email in any folder (except the in-box) would be saved in the same folder as the original message. I find this a helpful way of keeping mail organized and hope that there is a way to do this in the windows live mail programme.
I know that I can drag sent mail from the sent mail folder but I?d rather relies were automatically saved in the right place.

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I am in the process of switching my internet service from Bell Dial Up to the Bell Turbo Hub. This new hub will allow me to receive high speed service in an area that is not currently offering high speed at speeds up to 7MB/S.
The problem is that I will have to change my email address when I cancel the dial up service. This means that I will need to set up a new email address in Hotmail or Gmail. I chose Gmail and have just set up a new account.

I also use Windows Live One mail as a resident client due to fact that I have many committees that I belong to and have a great deal of folders with correspondence I must keep. I have two questions;

1. Once I cancel my Bell Dial Up service will all of the emails filed in my folders in WLM be retained. I would think so because they are now on my hard Drive but I would appreciate some confirmation?

2. Can I set up Gmail in WLM to allow for continued filing of incoming emails to their respective folders? If so how do I do that?

Your help on this is greatly appreciated.

Thanking you in advance.

A:Gmail in Windows Live One Mail

1. Once I cancel my Bell Dial Up service will all of the emails filed in my folders in WLM be retained.Click to expand...

As long as you don't delete the account from WLM and as long as WLM doesn't have some kind of serious problem and as long as a disk failure doesn't wipe them out. You do have at least one backup copy, right?

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It seems ever since I changed my password in my gmail account, I cannot access my live mail account.  When I launch the program, windows live mail wants my username and password, I enter my gmail account information, and the username and password will not authenticate.  I was told to delete the account and start over.  I am still have the same issue.  any suggestions?  I also checked my mapi selections in gmail settings.

A:Windows live mail and Gmail

It seems ever since I changed my password in my gmail account, I cannot access my live mail account.  When I launch the program, windows live mail wants my username and password, I enter my gmail account information, and the username and password will not authenticate.  I was told to delete the account and start over.  I am still have the same issue.  any suggestions?  I also checked my mapi selections in gmail settings.Are you using Gmail's "two factor authentication/verification"?

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I'm using Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9, and Windows Live Mail via my Comcast.net e-mail server. I wish to continue to use WLM, but when my son visited several months ago, he installed Mozilla Firefox because that's the ISP he uses. He also installed his Gmail account and gave me a Gmail account as well (I never asked for it).

Fast forward: Until about a week ago, I never had any problems with my WLM, but I've recently noticed that I'm not receiving all my e-mails through WLM. I noticed this because I recently got an iPad 2 (e-mail is also set up for my Comcast account) and it was showing e-mails that were not showing up in WLM. This is also happening in reverse, i.e., e-mails appearing in WLM are not all showing up on my iPad.

So, I jumped over to Gmail and it was loaded with ALL my e-mails, past and current. Also, my Google calendar which I rely upon and which has always worked in Internet Explorer, is no longer loading and is in a redirect loop. However, if I go over to Firefox, Google calendar loads just fine and I can also load Google calendar on my iPad. When I tried to add my Comcast account to Gmail, it said it already exists.

I don't like the intrusions by Google and from all I've heard, they're not only famous for causing conflicts with other ISP's and e-mail programs, but they're also introducing upgrades to their system which makes intrusions even worse.

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How do I use IMAP, but still keep the messages on the GMAIL SERVER when I delete them from my Windows Live ?

A:To those who use Windows Live Mail with GMAIL

Quote: Originally Posted by Silencer23

How do I use IMAP, but still keep the messages on the GMAIL SERVER when I delete them from my Windows Live ?

I'm assuming you are using WLM if so try this
In WLM go to tools then accounts click your WLM default account then properties then advanced in the window that appears and you should have this,check or uncheck leave mail on server then send yourself an Email and see if it works I hope this helps and works for you.

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Hi guys, hope someone else has figured this irritating one.
It is occurring with both Thunderbird and Outlook, and only on selected machines, not all of the network. But only on Win7 64.
Intermittently the sent mail will be placed in the local sent folder rather than the IMAP sent folder. Most of the time the mail that this happens to, happens to have an attachment. This is causing some users to check that it was sent and not see it in the sent items, then send it again, and again (even though it is sending every time), causing confusion for all involved. It may be one mail in 50 that this happens to though, or 3 in one day from one user.
It's not a life ending bug, but I don't like these things hanging around. I've googled and can't seem to get any hits on the same problem, maybe getting my keywords wrong.
Can anyone help please?

A:imap putting mail in local sent folder despite defaults

no one ever answers my questions

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I have been looking all over to try and find a way to sync my windows live calendar with gmail. I am only allowed to read my google calendar but not make changes... How do I set it up so it is not read only?


A:Gmail with Windows Live mail and calendar

Greetings Migs123!

Try following the instructions that I found here How to Show Google Calendar In Windows Live Mail Calendar and let us know if that helps you out.


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I have been looking all over to try and find a way to sync my windows live calendar with gmail. I am only allowed to read my google calendar but not make changes... How do I set it up so it is not read only?


A:Gmail with Windows Live mail and calendar

Greetings Migs123!

Try following the instructions that I found here How to Show Google Calendar In Windows Live Mail Calendar and let us know if that helps you out.


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