Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Outlook Express-Restore downloaded mails to ISP server

Posted on 2011-02-26
6
294 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Our client mistakenly reconfigured his email using outlook express by NOT checking the check box of LEAVE the message on the server..

All his mails were downloaded locally on his machine at the ofc and now he cannot access all his mail at home thru internet web access.

Is it possible to restore all the mails (around 500) from his local machne (outlook express) to server ISP? Please help. Thank you.
0
Comment
Question by:charles_lawrence
  • 4
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:geowrian
ID: 34988907
If the ISP allows IMAP access to the mailbox, then setup an IMAP connection in OE. Once that is done, drag the emails from his local mailbox to the IMAP mailbox. NOTE: Any POP clients will re-download these moved emails at the next check. This is a limitation of POP.
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:charles_lawrence
ID: 34989994
their ISP is godaddy. Do you think Godaddy allow IMAP access to the mailbox? from where i can veiry that. Thank you
0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
geowrian earned 250 total points
ID: 34990004
For GoDaddy email accounts:
http://help.godaddy.com/article/355

The settings to use are below:
http://help.godaddy.com/article/4714
0
Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:charles_lawrence
ID: 34990013
Hi Geowrian, thank you for this info, let me try this and ill get back to you for the result. cheers!
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:charles_lawrence
ID: 34991023
Our client doesnt had IMAP account in Godaddy :(.. iam using thunderbird.

http://www.onlinehowto.net/Tutorials/Mozilla-Thunderbird/Restore-put-back-already-downloaded-POP-mail-messages-with-mail-redirect/1106

Another limitation is, our client has limitiation with their ISP to have only 250 mail relays.. is there any possibilities that we can upload back the mails (500mails) at one time only?
0
 
LVL 3

Author Closing Comment

by:charles_lawrence
ID: 34997127
Thank you
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Postgres Monitoring System

A PHP and Perl based system to collect and display usage statistics from PostgreSQL databases.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Thunderbird: Adding a signature to emails 2 53
php mail headers 2 66
iPhone: Copying Text Messages to an email? 13 78
Reading emails from an Android 3 51
Resolve Outlook connectivity issues after moving mailbox to new Exchange 2016 server
Check out this infographic on what you need to make a good email signature that will work perfectly for your organization.
This video shows how to remove a single email address from the Outlook 2010 Auto Suggestion memory. NOTE: For Outlook 2016 and 2013 perform the exact same steps. Open a new email: Click the New email button in Outlook. Start typing the address: …
Many of my clients call in with monstrous Gmail overloading issues with Outlook. A quick tip is to turn off the All Mail and Important folders from synching. Here is a quick video I made to show you how to turn off these and other folders in Gmail s…

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question