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Changing accounts

Posted: 2018-09-05, 15:55
by MGB1971
Say that I have an account called I then find that are going out of business so I set up a new account called

Fine, I can now send and receive messages on my new account. However, FossaMail will attempt to send/receive on my old account that has many messages stored on my computer (POP account). Is there any way of preventing FossaMail from attempting to send/receive whilst still displaying the old Inbox and Sent Items?


Re: Changing accounts

Posted: 2018-09-05, 20:14
by TechnoLurker
You could turn off check for new messages in Account Settings for the first account. Would be pretty simple.

Re: Changing accounts

Posted: 2018-09-06, 06:05
by Moonchild
To clarify: you click the "View settings for this account" then go to server settings and uncheck the boxes that control checking for new mail. See attached image.

Ultimately you may want to move all your mail to some local (offline) mail folder and remove the account entirely, because manual checking (get all new mail) would still contact the old account's servers.

Re: Changing accounts

Posted: 2018-09-14, 18:31
by MGB1971
Thank you both for your very useful replies.