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Deleting exchange messages on iPad

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canals68 Calculating status...
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Nov 27, 2012 5:11 AM

My iPad is linked to my exchange account. I would like to delete an email on my iPad and have it remain in my inbox on my laptop. Is there a setting I need to change. I am able to do this with my Blackberry. Please help if you can

  • tzbikowski Level 4 Level 4 (1,945 points)
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    Nov 27, 2012 5:17 AM (in response to canals68)


    The idea of the Exchange server is to have all devices synced to one place (like iCloud)

    Blackberry is different and does not use ActiveSync technology.

    In fact you are asking here to take a step back.


    Solution for you would be to configure the account on your iPad as POP.

    For this your Exchange Server needs to be configured to support POP - rarely is.


    Or create another email account and forward your Exchange messages there.


    Both solutions are not great and the initial setup you have is something most people want.

    But everyone is different.

  • Bonesaw1962 Level 4 Level 4 (1,195 points)
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    Nov 27, 2012 8:25 AM (in response to canals68)

    Personally, I always liked the "Delete On" feature of Blackberry had the option to delete on mailbox, handheld or both.  The only other option I could think of would be to setup an offline archive in Outlook as a *.pst file. 


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