1.    12 Sep 2008 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2008
    Posts : 44
    Vista Home Premium x64
    Local Time: 02:43
    usa us virginia

    Replying with non-default account


    Is there an option to reply to e-mail with the same account rather than the default account?

    For example, gmail is my default account. However, if I reply to an e-mail sent to my Cox account Windows Live Mail chooses gmail as the "from" account. I have to manually select the Cox account as the "from" account. Is there a way to make WLM automatically set the "from" account to be the same as the "to" account when replying to e-mail?

    TIA
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    12 Sep 2008 #2
    Galen Guest

    Re: Replying with non-default account


    My reply is at the bottom of your sent message.

    In news:861c34ff2902a878f60f5d8151ae07a1@xxxxxx-gateway.com,
    berserker <guest@xxxxxx-email.com> typed:


    > Is there an option to reply to e-mail with the same account rather than
    > the default account?
    >
    > For example, gmail is my default account. However, if I reply to an
    > e-mail sent to my Cox account Windows Live Mail chooses gmail as the
    > "from" account. I have to manually select the Cox account as the "from"
    > account. Is there a way to make WLM automatically set the "from"
    > account to be the same as the "to" account when replying to e-mail?
    >
    > TIA
    It isn't a very helpful answer but the answer is, as near as I can tell, an
    emphatic no. What you can TRY is to remove the outbound settings from the
    one you don't want to use as default and see if that automagically does it
    for you. You can *try* it but I have no clue if that will even work. (Save
    the settings somewhere if you don't know them by heart or can't easily find
    them in case it doesn't work.)

    --
    Galen (Not Current MS-MVP)

    My Geek Site: http://kgiii.info
    Web Hosting: http://whathostingshould.be

    "In solving a problem of this sort, the grand thing is to be able to reason
    backwards. That is a very useful accomplishment, and a
    very easy one, but people do not practise it much. In the every-day affairs
    of life it is more useful to reason forwards, and so
    the other comes to be neglected. There are fifty who can reason
    synthetically for one who can reason analytically." - Sherlock
    Holmes


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    12 Sep 2008 #3
    ...winston Guest

    Re: Replying with non-default account


    Still using the logo ?

    --
    ...winston
    ms-mvp mail


    "Galen" <galennews@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:u3ztAKUFJHA.3288@xxxxxx

    >
    > --
    > Galen (Not Current MS-MVP)
    >
    > My Geek Site: http://kgiii.info


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    12 Sep 2008 #4
    Galen Guest

    Re: Replying with non-default account


    My reply is at the bottom of your sent message.

    In news:%23$2VZUUFJHA.5060@xxxxxx,
    ....winston <winstonmvp@xxxxxx> typed:


    > Still using the logo ?
    Yip. As I recall such was allowed per the usage rights/limitations.
    (Assuming you mean the MVP logo on my site.)

    Hmm... No one's complained about it in the past year or so. (I skipped the
    2k7 season to do some travels and poke at new stuff.)

    --
    Galen (Not Current MS-MVP)

    My Geek Site: http://kgiii.info
    Web Hosting: http://whathostingshould.be

    "In solving a problem of this sort, the grand thing is to be able to reason
    backwards. That is a very useful accomplishment, and a
    very easy one, but people do not practise it much. In the every-day affairs
    of life it is more useful to reason forwards, and so
    the other comes to be neglected. There are fifty who can reason
    synthetically for one who can reason analytically." - Sherlock
    Holmes


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5.    12 Sep 2008 #5
    ...winston Guest

    Re: Replying with non-default account


    Afaik... the logo usage is year to year(renewable) expiring after a year from license agreement or end of status.

    --
    ...winston
    ms-mvp mail


    "Galen" <galennews@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:OrF3ggVFJHA.3392@xxxxxx

    > My reply is at the bottom of your sent message.
    >
    > In news:%23$2VZUUFJHA.5060@xxxxxx,
    > ...winston <winstonmvp@xxxxxx> typed:
    >
    >

    >> Still using the logo ?
    >
    > Yip. As I recall such was allowed per the usage rights/limitations. (Assuming you mean the MVP logo on my site.)
    >
    > Hmm... No one's complained about it in the past year or so. (I skipped the 2k7 season to do some travels and poke at new stuff.)
    >
    > --
    > Galen (Not Current MS-MVP)
    >
    > My Geek Site: http://kgiii.info
    > Web Hosting: http://whathostingshould.be
    >
    > "In solving a problem of this sort, the grand thing is to be able to reason backwards. That is a very useful accomplishment, and
    > a
    > very easy one, but people do not practise it much. In the every-day affairs of life it is more useful to reason forwards, and so
    > the other comes to be neglected. There are fifty who can reason synthetically for one who can reason analytically." - Sherlock
    > Holmes
    >
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6.    13 Sep 2008 #6
    Galen Guest

    Re: Replying with non-default account


    My reply is at the bottom of your sent message.

    In news:OXge2uVFJHA.3408@xxxxxx,
    ....winston <winstonmvp@xxxxxx> typed:


    > Afaik... the logo usage is year to year(renewable) expiring after a year
    > from license agreement or end of status.
    >
    >
    > "Galen" <galennews@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:OrF3ggVFJHA.3392@xxxxxx

    >> My reply is at the bottom of your sent message.
    >>
    >> In news:%23$2VZUUFJHA.5060@xxxxxx,
    >> ...winston <winstonmvp@xxxxxx> typed:
    >>
    >>

    >>> Still using the logo ?
    >>
    >> Yip. As I recall such was allowed per the usage rights/limitations.
    >> (Assuming you mean the MVP logo on my site.)
    >>
    >> Hmm... No one's complained about it in the past year or so. (I skipped
    >> the 2k7 season to do some travels and poke at new stuff.)
    >>
    >> --
    >> Galen (Not Current MS-MVP)
    >>
    >> My Geek Site: http://kgiii.info
    >> Web Hosting: http://whathostingshould.be
    >>
    >> "In solving a problem of this sort, the grand thing is to be able to
    >> reason backwards. That is a very useful accomplishment, and
    >> a
    >> very easy one, but people do not practise it much. In the every-day
    >> affairs of life it is more useful to reason forwards, and so
    >> the other comes to be neglected. There are fifty who can reason
    >> synthetically for one who can reason analytically." - Sherlock
    >> Holmes
    Meh... If they yell I'll remove it and find something witty for it. It has
    been about a year and I actually get a lot of traffic from Microsoft users
    themselves on the site and no one from Microsoft has worried about it so
    far. Heck, even my old lead doesn't worry about it AFAIK. Then again there
    are still a few MVPs who are members of the site so maybe that's why they
    don't care.

    --
    Galen (Not Current MS-MVP)

    My Geek Site: http://kgiii.info
    Web Hosting: http://whathostingshould.be

    "In solving a problem of this sort, the grand thing is to be able to reason
    backwards. That is a very useful accomplishment, and a
    very easy one, but people do not practise it much. In the every-day affairs
    of life it is more useful to reason forwards, and so
    the other comes to be neglected. There are fifty who can reason
    synthetically for one who can reason analytically." - Sherlock
    Holmes


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7.    13 Sep 2008 #7
    Join Date : Jul 2008
    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 1,722
    Windows 8.1.1 ;)
    Local Time: 07:43
    uk uk wales

     

    Re: Replying with non-default account


    Hi berserker,

    This is a little out of left field ...

    gmail has the very option that you are looking for.

    if you elect to allow gmail to collect your other mail [settings - accounts FYI] you can select to use original account for reply

    not sure how it would work with remote access via wlm, depends on how they have their SMTP set-up i guess, but who knows it may be an option worth looking at

    I've got my setup to do this with some accounts so if you want to test things PM me and I'll give you a mail address to check what happens with my T Bird IMAP SET-UP.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8.    13 Sep 2008 #8
    Michael Santovec Guest

    Re: Replying with non-default account


    It should be doing what you want. It should use the account that
    Downloaded the message. That works fine for me.

    Are you perhaps having Gmail fetch your COX mail and then it downloads
    via Gmail? That would cause your problem.

    Or if you moved the message out of WLM and then back into it, it would
    lose track of the account that downloaded it.

    You can use View, Columns to add the Account column to your folder and
    see what account WLM thinks downloaded the message.

    --

    Mike - http://pages.prodigy.net/michael_santovec/techhelp.htm



    "berserker" <guest@xxxxxx-email.com> wrote in message
    news:861c34ff2902a878f60f5d8151ae07a1@xxxxxx-gateway.com...

    >
    > Is there an option to reply to e-mail with the same account rather
    > than
    > the default account?
    >
    > For example, gmail is my default account. However, if I reply to an
    > e-mail sent to my Cox account Windows Live Mail chooses gmail as the
    > "from" account. I have to manually select the Cox account as the
    > "from"
    > account. Is there a way to make WLM automatically set the "from"
    > account to be the same as the "to" account when replying to e-mail?
    >
    > TIA
    >
    >
    > --
    > berserker

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  9.    13 Sep 2008 #9
    Join Date : Jul 2008
    Posts : 44
    Vista Home Premium x64
    Local Time: 02:43
    usa us virginia

      Thread Starter

    Re: Replying with non-default account


    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Santovec View Post
    Are you perhaps having Gmail fetch your COX mail and then it downloads via Gmail? That would cause your problem.
    Bingo. Gmail is fetching my mail and then WLM downloads it via IMAP.

    Thanks for the reply. I'll just have to manually choose my "from" account.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Default "From" email address not changing while replying to emails received on others
Hello, I have several email accounts configured on my windows mail on my Vista home premium and one of them is configured as the default email. ...
Browsers & Mail
Default 'From' Account
I found Gary VanderMolen's post on 4/27/08 which explains "(t)he default behavior is that replies will use whatever account downloaded the original...
Live Mail
Email account used when replying
Hi, I have Windows Live Mail and have three e-mail accounts set up within the software. However when I receive an email (on any account) and...
Live Mail
default account recieves mail for other account
I have set up two separate accounts in Windows Mail, but my default account gets a copy of mail sent to the other account. I had this problem in OE...
Vista mail
How to set sender account when replying e-mail
I manage more then one e-mail account. All of them in one user account. When replying e-mail sometimes another e-mail address is used as sender as...
Vista mail
Default Admin Account
Is there a default admin account? If so, what is the password? Can I login as "Admin"? How?
Vista account administration
Replying to Newsgroup - copying the message replying to
When I reply to a newsgroup and I have the box unchecked that puts the reply at the bottom, I notice the reply gets stuffed partway inbetween the...
Vista mail

Our Sites
  • Ten Forums
  • Eight Forums
  • Seven Forums
  • PC Help Forum
  • Help Me Bake
  • Site Links
  • Contact Us
  • Privacy and Cookies
  • About Us
    Windows Vista Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

    Designer Media Ltd
    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:43.
    .