Remove copies from the server in Outlook

  1. Click on File > Account Settings > Account Settings...
  2. Locate your account and double-click to open its settings.

  3. Click More Settings ...

  4. In the Advanced tab, under Delivery, make sure the settings are as follows. This will maintain a copy on the server for 14 days after it has been retrieved by your Outlook program. A copy of all emails will remain stored locally on your computer, until fully deleted within Outlook.

  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Next. A test will be run to confirm your settings are correct. Once the test is complete, click Close, then click Finish on the following screen.
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