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BruceAWittmeier

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Post Posted April 5th, 2021, 6:43 am

I am receiving a msg on the bottom of the email main screen:

Myemailaddress: Downloading message xx of xxx in important...

What did I do and how can I stop it? It is a gmail account and I don't need all the emails locally.
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Post Posted April 5th, 2021, 7:10 am

Even with a folders Synchronization and Storage setting disabled you have to receive the message headers.

I set it so that when I check my Newegg and Bugzilla folders the message bodies are not downloaded to my machine.

You can right-click on the folder, select Properties, select Synchronization, and remove the check mark for Select this folder for offline use.
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Post Posted April 7th, 2021, 9:59 am

Thank you, Walt. I managed to get it stopped which was my concern.
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