iPhone & Hotmail.. again?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by pmonaghan, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. pmonaghan macrumors newbie

    Jul 7, 2011
    This must have been asked before but I can't see it..

    So you set up a hotmail account on your iPhone as an 'other' type of account and you get all your old mails showing up but no folders or contacts. I read an article suggesting to set it up with the Microsoft Exchange option which shows the folders but no old mails are downloaded from the server.

    Is there any way of resolving this issue without buying an app like mBox or upgrading to Hotmail Premium?

  2. TheOriginalKi macrumors 6502

    Jan 2, 2011
    Exchange will do as you need. Set 'Mail Days to Sync' to 'No limit'.
  3. bigjnyc macrumors 603


    Apr 10, 2008
    I set up my hotmail as an exchange account and got all my old emails with no problem
  4. pmonaghan thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 7, 2011

    That was the problem. Cheers mate.

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