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How to activate automatic send/receive in Foxmail

Automatically download your email messages

QUESTION I'm using Foxmail and can't seem to activate the auto send/receive function that's supposed to take place when I launch the application. To download new email messages I have to click the send/receive icon. There is a setting in the Tools menu, but for some reason it fails to work. Arnie30

HELPROOM ANSWER First ensure you're running the latest version of Foxmail (6.5), since any bugs may have been corrected. Note that it's been two years since the last release, however, so it's unlikely that further program or feature improvements are coming. Good alternatives to Foxmail that are also light on system resources include Windows Live Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird.

I can't find any reference online to an auto send/receive feature. However, in the latest version of Foxmail, you should go to Tools, Options and select the General tab. Select the option to 'Autorun when system starts up'.

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