No e-mail via Microsoft Outlook

06-15  Source: Network gathering  Views:23 

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Can't sync e-mail via my new computer. Opted for Microsoft Outlook for my AT&T Yahoo e-mail on this computer, rather than directly using Yahoo Mail. All Inbox mail transferred correctly to Microsoft Outlook from Yahoo Mail, but now can't see any mail on my iphone. I'm using the same server information and port numbers on both the computer and iphone. No luck. Any suggestions?
The mailboxes and messages for an account that you access with Outlook are not synced with the iPhone. This is not included with the iTunes sync process.
If you are accessing your Yahoo account as a POP account, what is your account setting with Outlook for removing messages from the server when downloaded?
The setting needs to be never if you want access to the same messages available at the incoming mail server for the account when accessing the account with the iPhone's Mail client.
A POP account is designed to be accessed with a single email client only. You cannot store sent messages on the server with a POP account, so any messages sent with the account using Outlook will not be available in the account's Sent mailbox when accessing the account with the iPhone's Mail client, and vice-versa.
You should consider an IMAP account instead, which is designed to be accessed with an email client on multiple computers or devices. All server stored mailboxes for an IMAP account are kept synchronized with the server with all email clients used to access the account. You can store the account's Drafts, Sent, and Trash mailbox on the server with both email clients used to access the account. Send a message with the account using the iPhone's Mail client, and the sent message will be available in the account's Sent mailbox automatically when checking the account with Outlook on your computer, and vice-versa. Read a new message with the iPhone's Mail client, and the message will be marked as read automatically when checking the account's Inbox mailbox with Outlook.
This is not possible with a POP account.
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