Can't receive all emails on phone AND laptop

  San Alwigi 15:29 12 Jan 11

I've just got an HTC Desire phone and I've set up an email account on it.

However, I also have the same email account set up in Outlook 2007 on my laptop. My provider is Virgin Media using the old service. Its a POP3 mailbox set up.

Even though I have ticked the "leave a copy of the message on the server", I only get certain emails on both phone AND laptop.

Most emails only appear on either one or the other. I would like all emails to appear on both.

Can anyone help me please?

Many thanks.

  Simsy 15:41 12 Jan 11
  Woolwell 15:46 12 Jan 11

You would be better off with imap account which is designed for just this sort of situation rather than using pop. click here

  San Alwigi 11:45 13 Jan 11

Simsy, your solution works a treat! Thank you!

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