How to enable “the Leave a copy of the message on the server” in outlook?


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  • Open Outlook.
  • Click the File tab > Account settings.
  • Highlight your current POP3 account and click Change.
  • Note: The window that opens will tell you what type of email account you have. (Look under Type.)
  • Choose More settings and click on Advanced.
  • You should see a check box titled “Leave a copy of messages on the server”.
Then, the mails are downloaded in your email client locally and deleted from server.

You can check the box "Leave a copy of message on server" in Outlook account setting.