1. DallasXanadu's Avatar
    I use outlook.com primarily, and prefer to use the mobile website rather than downloading emails to my phone. There are a couple of issues with this however. One, apparently WP8 won't let me "never" sync with outlook.com. Once per day is the least frequent option, even though my other accounts let me sync manualy instead of automatically. It's kind of irritating. The biggest issue I have however is the fact that when I view an email, I can't get all the email on the screen - it apparently doesn't reduce the page enough to be viewed without scrolling around. This despite my previous 2 phones (and my Android tablet) displaying the full page at once. Does anybody else have this issue?
    12-03-2013 02:12 PM
  2. HeyCori's Avatar
    Why don't you like using the mail app?
    12-03-2013 02:44 PM
  3. foxbat121's Avatar
    Only the primary Microsoft Account of the phone can't be sync disabled because that is also the account used to back up rest of the stuff(text messages etc.). I also don't understand the need to mobile web version instead of the built in email app which is much better than other platforms.
    12-03-2013 02:52 PM
  4. DallasXanadu's Avatar
    I actually do enjoy using the app. If I could figure out how to delete messages from the server thru the app I would likely use the app more often.
    Last edited by DallasXanadu; 12-03-2013 at 05:00 PM.
    12-03-2013 04:01 PM
  5. foxbat121's Avatar
    You delete from the app. It will eventually delete from server. That's it. If you aren't patient enough, just force a sync and the deleted emails will be removed from server. Otherwise, it will wait until next sync events happened, e.g. a new email arrived or else. This cuts down unnecessary data transfer to save both data usage and battery life.
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    12-03-2013 07:21 PM
  6. DallasXanadu's Avatar
    So I'm thinking I should create a separate outlook account to use just for sync purposes, separate from my email id, and use that as my main account. That way I could stop syncing emails automatically.
    12-04-2013 10:04 AM
  7. DallasXanadu's Avatar
    Except now I'm seeing that the only way to change your default account is to reset the phone. Sigh....
    12-04-2013 10:29 AM

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