1. cspinella's Avatar
    I have my new iphone set up with my gmail email account. It's retrieving messages fine.

    Is there a way to delete messages on my iphone but leave them in my gmail account when I check it online??

    Any help would be appreciated!!
    10-26-2009 09:30 AM
  2. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    If you've setup Gmail as IMAP, then no. Albeit, I believe according to the FAQ for Gmail if you delete on the iPhone it moves items to the archive\all mail section. It doesn't DELETE email UNLESS you do a move to trash...
    10-26-2009 09:50 AM
  3. cspinella's Avatar
    How do I know if it's set up as IMAP? Does it have to be setup as IMAP?

    Sorry, I'm a little dense when it comes to this kind of stuff...
    10-26-2009 11:05 AM
  4. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    When you added it to your iPhone, did you use the Exchange menu, or the Gmail menu? If Exchange, then it's IMAP, i.e. PUSH, instant (we'll almost, people are complaining about issues).
    10-26-2009 11:28 AM
  5. Ipheuria's Avatar
    I have GMail so try this, login to your GMail on the computer then click Settings on the right top corner. Then go to Forwarding and POP/IMAP from there you can disable IMAP and Enable POP and also set the settings of what to do with messages when they are received via POP. I setup my GMail through the GMail interface on the phone because I don't care about Push. So if you do it that way what I would suggest is leave the settings however they are and choose Keep GMail copy in the Inbox when they are picked up via POP. Then send a test email and delete it see if that gets you what you want. If it doesn't then try turning IMAP off and send the test message.
    10-26-2009 12:44 PM
  6. cspinella's Avatar
    I used the GMAIL menu.
    10-26-2009 12:45 PM
  7. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Did you try the steps I suggested?
    10-26-2009 12:58 PM
  8. cspinella's Avatar
    I tried your suggestions but it still didn't work- Where do I chose to keep it in my invox? In the gmail interface or in my iPhone settings?
    10-27-2009 05:42 PM