Actually the trash seems only partly broken. Deleting a message from
within Webmail does move it to the trash and take it out of the Inbox.
Messages deleted elsewhere (Thunderbird, at least, not sure about
phone) stay in the Inbox.
I'll try turning it off.
Quoting Andrew Hendrickson <[log in to unmask]>:
> You have the trash mailbox turned on in webmail preferences. That
> feature doesn't work anymore.
> To turn it off, click Preferences, Deleting and Moving Messages
> Turn off When deleting messages move them to your Trash folder
> instead of marking them as deleted?
> Click Save. Log out, restart your browser, log back in, now you
> have "Purge Deleted" on the Other drop down.
> On 2/2/2012 12:50 PM, Helen Read wrote:
>> I mostly use Thunderbird, but use Webmail when I am away from my
>> own home and office computers, for example over in the classrooms.
>> I'm having problems managing deleted messages. Messages I delete in
>> Thunderbird show up in the Inbox in Webmail (marked as deleted),
>> and I can't get rid of them. I tried emptying the Trash in Webmail,
>> and that removed them from the Trash folder, yet they still show
>> up, marked as deleted, in the Webmail Inbox. I can't find a Purge
>> Deleted option anywhere -- it does not show up in the Other
>> dropdown. The Filter dropdown does have a Don't Show -> Deleted,
>> which works temporarily. Unfortunately the setting is not
>> remembered when I log out and come back.
>> Is there something else I can do to get the marked-as-deleted
>> messages that were deleted in Thunderbird out of my webmail Inbox?
> Andrew Hendrickson
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> University of Vermont
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