Help - Deleting mail from Mail app BUT not from gmail server

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by jonnyH, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. jonnyH macrumors newbie

    Oct 17, 2008
    Hey guys

    Bit of a newb here... Can someone please help with this:

    Ive set up my Mail app with my gmail account and its downloaded all my old email. I want to delete alot of these messages to save space but if i delete it in Mail it also deletes it on the server - and its gone forever!!

    Anyone know how I can change this....Ive looked through the settings but cant find anything

  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Mailbox Behaviors
  3. jonnyH thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 17, 2008
    I've looked through all the settings...cant find anything that sounds right.
    I did try changing the settings regarding Trash and stuff and tested it out but it still deleted emails locally and on server?

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