1. whitewuf's Avatar
    Hey guys,

    I am confused. I have been using my company email account on my iphone 3G and also Mail app on my macbook. However, the emails that i sent via my macbook doesn't show up on my iphone and vice versa. I was told that i should use MobileMe. I signed up for 60days free trial. But i still can't get done. Can one1 help me please. Thanks in advance.
    08-10-2009 06:43 AM
  2. Brickman's Avatar
    Are you sending it via MobileMe? When you send a new message in Mac Mail. There is a small pull-down window below the "Subject" line. This will have your different email accounts in it. Just select MoMe to send by. That should work.
    08-10-2009 08:23 AM
  3. flyingember's Avatar
    there's not enough detail.

    how are you getting your work email on your phone and macbook? exchange, imap, pop3?

    Ignore the post above mine. If you use mobileme it won't come from your work account and replies will not go to your work account
    08-10-2009 09:54 AM
  4. whitewuf's Avatar
    ok, i didn't make myself clear. My company uses their own xxxx@xxx.com address. All these while i use Mail app on my macbook. After i got my iphone 3G, i check my mail and reply very often. The problem is, the email that i sent via macbook or my iphone cannot be sync. Meaning there's no way i can connect the two so that i am connected no matter which device i email from.
    08-10-2009 10:32 AM
  5. whitewuf's Avatar
    Can Blackberry do that?
    08-10-2009 10:33 AM
  6. whitewuf's Avatar
    I use pop3 to get my work email to Mail app on Macbook and iPhone btw
    08-10-2009 10:36 AM
  7. flyingember's Avatar
    how are you getting your work email on your phone and macbook? exchange, imap, pop3?

    we can not answer without knowing this
    08-10-2009 11:30 AM
  8. Brickman's Avatar
    Sorry, I thought you were using MoMe for work. Like flyingmember, said give us your set up of the different email accounts and how you want the iPhone to handle them and maybe we can help figure it out.
    08-10-2009 11:52 AM
  9. Brickman's Avatar
    Ok. I will take another swing art this.

    You have a work account (xxx@xxx.com). It is a pop3 account not Exchange? You are getting the work email on your Macbook and iPhone. I am assuming since you are using pop3, the Macbook is checking for new mail every few minutes. You check your iPhone manually. No push is going on at this time. Correct?

    If this is what is going on, and your work does not offer IMAP Exchange service, forward your work email to your MoMe account. Be sure to set up MoMe account on iPhone and on the Macbook in the Mail app.

    This is what I do for my work account. It works perfectly. YMMV. The only thing is that when you reply from your iPhone through MoMe it will show up as (xxxxx@me.com) to whomever you send it to. This has not been an issue for me or my customers. They just know that I am on my iPhone. There is even a signature setting that says "sent from my iPhone".
    08-10-2009 12:09 PM
  10. whitewuf's Avatar
    Brickman: That's the only way to do it? so does that mean all the sent emails that i have for the 6 months on my iphone is gonna be lost since i set up pop3 for my work email? And does that also mean that i cannot get my sent email from my Mail App to my iphone as well?

    I am getting my work email in my iphone and Mail app via pop3.
    08-10-2009 12:42 PM
  11. flyingember's Avatar
    ah, pop3!

    pop3 only stores the email on that single device. to keep both in sync you have to sync via itunes.

    you want to use imap to have everything viewable in both places.
    08-10-2009 12:46 PM
  12. whitewuf's Avatar
    so can Mobileme help me do that?
    08-10-2009 12:51 PM
  13. flyingember's Avatar
    so can Mobileme help me do that?
    no.

    you want to use imap with your existing setup
    08-10-2009 01:06 PM
  14. whitewuf's Avatar
    hmmm.... that's a hassle.... do you know if BB can do that? i am thinking of getting a cheap BB and use it as a work phone, and of course iPhone will be my flashy phone! hahaha
    08-10-2009 07:43 PM
  15. whitewuf's Avatar
    btw i tried creating a new account on Mail.app, and then i moved all my work emails in the inbox into the me.com folder. I wonder if it will work.
    08-10-2009 07:44 PM
  16. whitewuf's Avatar
    Brickman: I tried your method, i ended up having to download 5000 over emails into the inbox, and my past "sent" folders from macbook and iphone are still not sync together.
    08-10-2009 07:46 PM
  17. whitewuf's Avatar
    How about exchange? is it pretty much the same as MobileMe?
    08-10-2009 07:47 PM
  18. whitewuf's Avatar
    Ok, this one is totally out of the topic, but i have a macbook white. Does anyone know how to keep it clean? Mine's starting to "go grayish". I would love to have Garskin, but the designs are just too "hip" for to be used when visiting clients and doing presentations.... lol
    08-10-2009 07:50 PM
  19. Brickman's Avatar
    Brickman: I tried your method, i ended up having to download 5000 over emails into the inbox, and my past "sent" folders from macbook and iphone are still not sync together.
    Not sure about that. It may be that since the "old" sent emails were from a different server than MoMe, they do not show up? Someone else will have to weigh in on that one.

    How about exchange? is it pretty much the same as MobileMe?
    MoMe is "Exchange for the rest of us" AFAIK, it acts the same as Exchange. I have never used M$ Exchange before though.

    Ok, this one is totally out of the topic, but i have a macbook white. Does anyone know how to keep it clean? Mine's starting to "go grayish". I would love to have Garskin, but the designs are just too "hip" for to be used when visiting clients and doing presentations.... lol
    I just got finished updating my wife's white Macbook's hard drive to a 320G from an 80G. One of then first things I did was take some regular kitchen cleaner. Spray some on a rag, then gently wipe everything down. I wiped away 3 years worth of fingers prints, dirt, and grime. It looks like a new machine.
    08-10-2009 09:59 PM
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