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Hollypopuk

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Hi there,

I was wondering if anyone might be able to give me some advice. My problem is as follows. I use Hotmail email, my partner has my email password which is fine as he often needs to access it to check paypal emails etc. Recently however he has started deleting emails before I read them and wiping them from my deleted box. Now I'm wondering if it's possible to have an email client that will download my mail and hold onto it even if he deletes it from my hotmail so I can see it. If not an external email client then maybe a server I can stream my mail through as such? I was considering Thunderbird but I'm not sure if it has that capability, or if anything does make this possible?

Any advice or opinions much appreciated. I have of course asked him NOT to delete things but it hasnt had any effect :D
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Two possible solutions:

1) Change the password and tell your partner to get his own email address.
2) log in before he does. If the mails are purged before you can download them with anything, they'll be gone regardless of what you do.
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Hi Neil,

Thanks for your reply :D If I can download them perhaps with a client that pushes the mail as it hits the server would it stay there if he say went on and deleted it half an hour later? That's what I was hoping I might be able to do.

Kindest regards,
Holly
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Thanks for your reply :D If I can download them perhaps with a client that pushes the mail as it hits the server would it stay there if he say went on and deleted it half an hour later? That's what I was hoping I might be able to do.


Unfortunately it doesn't work like that.
A client will only be able to work with what's there at the time.
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