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Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Inside Out by Doug Sheresh, Beth Sheresh, Jim Boyce

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Using Remote Mail

The Outlook 2007 remote mail feature enables you to manage your messages without downloading them from the server. With remote mail, you connect to the e-mail server, download the headers for new messages, and disconnect. You can take your time reviewing the message headers to decide which ones you want to download, which ones you want to delete without reading, and which ones can remain on the server for later. Then you can connect again and download the messages you’ve marked to retrieve, leaving the others on the server or deleting them, depending on how you marked the message headers.

Note

To learn how to work with headers using remote mail, see "Working with Message Headers" in Chapter 15.

Remote mail is useful when you have ...

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