How to make sure I receive all emails?

  geek84 14:12 07 Nov 2012
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Hi folks

I have a Yahoo email account and it seems that I am not receiving some of the emails sent by my friends/colleagues etc.

Can you be kind enough to advice what I need to do in order to make sure I receive all emails?

Thanks in advance for your response.

  xania 09:01 08 Nov 2012

One of the problems with e-mail is that you can never be sure its arrived. The only thing you can do is ask your friends to set up their systems to ask for read receipts - that way your system will send them a message as soon as you open their e-mail.

However, a more frequent problem is that your email server has considered your emails as spam and blocked it. You should see a folder called 'Spam' and you may find you missing emails there.

  CurlyWhirly 16:35 19 Nov 2012

I use Windows Mail and there is an option to request a read receipt for all sent messages.

I'm not sure about other email clients though.

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  wiz-king 05:47 22 Nov 2012

Check your spam and junkmail boxes if you find any from your friends then mark it as not spam or accept any mail from this sender ( I dont know your system and they vary). Use CurlyWhirlys suggestion and ask your friends to do likewise.

Check your spam box regularly as some ISP's mail is automatically dumped after a few days - I prefer to check my junkmail box daily as some 'real' mail gets in there occasionaly.

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