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email retention on ZTE 992 mobile device

by philpense / April 14, 2016 5:41 AM PDT

This is an Android 4.1.1 phone and has no contract. Installed MS outlook mobile and have not found a way to save selected emails to the device. Looking for a way to make a "document" out of selected emails so that they can be read at leisure so they can be read at a later time without a Wifi connection. Additionally, there is a Google + app that I would want a similar facility. Guidance sought

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IN thunderbird I do that
by James Denison / April 14, 2016 5:51 AM PDT

using the IMAP method. Under synchronization and storage I have it set to "keep messages on computer for this account". Under Disk Space I have it set to "synchronize all messages locally regardless of age". Nothing like that in Outlook?

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Not outlook mobile, which is what the OP mentions (n/t)
by Pepe7 / April 14, 2016 9:19 PM PDT


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Skip doing this on the cell phone
by Pepe7 / April 14, 2016 9:24 PM PDT

Login to your email on a PC or laptop. Using your choice of email client, save/export selected email messages as text/doc/pdf/etc, and throw these files in a cloud storage site such as dropbox. Open dropbox on your android device and save such desired emails for offline viewing on the cell phone in the 'Offline Viewing' folder. Done(!)

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