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    Jan 28, 2010
    Mail client deleted messages on server retrieval

    I've been using my Macbook with the Mail client application since September 2009. During all this time, I didn't know that the option to delete messages from my Hotmail server after receiving them on Mail was selected. That is why when I logged on today, I realized that my Inbox shrank from 6000 messages to about 120. I immediately unchecked this box when I googled this problem but I was just wondering if it was possible move a copy of the messages to my Hotmail server or if they're permanently deleted off the server now?


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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    Do you have copies of the missing email? If you do, just resend or forward them to yourself via Hotmail and the copy will remain on the server.


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