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new computer,new outlook 2019,setting up - imap bt emails being deleted after about 5 mins, also can

1st question hi bought a new laptop, installed office2019, trying to set up outlook - put in 6 different email accounts but my main imap bt account rceives emails then they dissapear after about 5 mins - cannot find them anywhere. my old laptop, outlook 2007 works fine 

2nd question can i lump all emails into one account so i do not have to open every one i have google pop, and bt accounts imap (unless i can solve the above then this is pointles)

hope someone can help as i have exhauste finding anything on search engines

sb

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Re: new computer,new outlook 2019,setting up - imap bt emails being deleted after about 5 mins, also

As regards "lumping" email accounts into one the short answer is no you can not do that but what you can do is decide which email account you actually want to use the set the other email accounts to forward their emails to that account. This would mean that you would only need to access the one email account to see them.

If however you are using an email client such as Outlook you can set all the accounts to be checked for email when ever you open Outlook.

See links

 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/add-an-email-account-to-outlook-6e27792a-9267-4aa4-8bb6-c...

https://www.howtogeek.com/441374/how-to-manage-multiple-mailboxes-in-outlook/

https://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/sortmail.htm

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Re: new computer,new outlook 2019,setting up - imap bt emails being deleted after about 5 mins, also

If you have a Gmail account then you can go into Gmail settings and set it up to poll your other email accounts, you can also set labels so that all emails polled (say) from your BT account will appear under the label BT Email (or whatever you choose to name the label) 


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