08-24-2009 5:55 PM
08-25-2009 6:12 AM
where do you want to access your emails then? webmail or outlook?
you mentioned that you do not want outlook express to take over your mail access, right?
08-25-2009 7:29 AM
It seems that you're using webmail for your emails. Webmail meaning you go to sbc's site first, sign in, and then that's when you can check your emails. Moon_beam's suggestion may be right, however, there is a possibility that all your emails were already downloaded to your outlook express. If you go ahead and delete the account on outlook, you will no longer have access to them anymore. I suggest that you check first the emails on your outlook express and see if there were important emails before you decide to delete the email account. Also make sure to configure outlook express to leave messages on the att.net Mail server.
Here's how you configure your outlook express to leave messages on the att.net Mail server:
08-25-2009 8:21 AM
Actually, the emails that are already downloaded in your Outlook Express(OE) will not be deleted if you are going to remove your account from there. You will still see them inside your OE. You may just go ahead and delete your account so that you will not continue receiving emails in your Outlook Express.
To delete your account, just open your OE<<click on E-mail Accounts<<go to mail tab<< select your account from the list<< and then click on the Remove button.
08-26-2009 8:13 AM
I would have to agree with katie_stz. Removing the email account within OE will not delete the messages. Also messages won't come in anymore. So you can just use OE for viewing purposes only when you want to look at old emails.
10-23-2009 12:30 PM
Email Client is a software program on your computer using which you are able to download your emails and then view and manage them while being offline. Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Microsoft Outlook 2000 onwards, Mac Mail are some of the popular email clients being used at the moment.
There is a setting available in such software which allows the user to access mails using both this software as well as directly from the respective websites from any internet connection anywhere in the world and from any device.
If you have your email address configured in an email client and you do not have, Leave a copy of message on the server checked, your web mail inbox will be empty. Without enabling that setting, every time you download messages in your email client, they will only be available on your specific computer and will be removed from the web server.
If you are using AT&T Yahoo! Mail on Outlook Express and still want to check mails through the AT&T Yahoo! web site, try the following steps:
1. From the Tools menu, choose Accounts.
2. Select the Mail tab.
3. Select your AT&T Yahoo! mail account and click Properties.
4. Select the Advanced tab.
5. In the Delivery section, at the bottom of the window, check Leave a copy of messages on server.
In case you are using any other email client and want to enable this setting try the following link:
Note: Mac mail users may click the link mentioned below:
10-27-2009 12:51 PM