inbox never the same as or iPhone's.

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jul 17, 2008
    United Flippin' States
    Anyone else having the problem where their inbox is never synced with their or iPhone's inbox? I have everything set up correctly (according to apple's support). Even after I do a forced sync from my MBP, it still isn't the same on
  2. wolfpackfan macrumors 68000

    Jun 10, 2007
    Cary, NC
    Are you sure that what you are seeing at isn't previously deleted messages? This is a continuing problem at Messages deleted on the iPhone (or Outlook in my case), still appear on
  3. Slip Jigs macrumors 6502a

    Feb 18, 2008
    This appears to be a either a bug or just an inconsistency in functionality between mail clients.

    I just tried an experiment. I have my ME account set up in Outlook as IMAP. I'm pretty sure that the Mac mail app is also IMAP.

    When I delete a message, it remains in the inbox but is lined out. Syncing the IMAP folders to the server (Send/Receive) doesn't change the status of the messsage on MM.

    Now, back in Outlook, I purge deleted messages then sync again. Now with a MM refresh, the message is gone.

    So what is happening, when a message is "deleted" on the iPhone, it really only Flags it for deletion. Then when you Actually delete a message in MM, it also takes with it the other items that have been flagged either from the phone, or your mail client.

    I'm sure this will all be straigtened out in future updates.

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