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Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#1 Post by arjay » Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:55 am

Hope someone can advise on this: I have Private messages showing one unread message in my inbox. This has been there for ages, but whenever I open the Inbox there is no message there. How to I see if there is a message or cancel/delete or reset it if there is?

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Re: Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#2 Post by richb » Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:58 am

arjay wrote:Hope someone can advise on this: I have Private messages showing one unread message in my inbox. This has been there for ages, but whenever I open the Inbox there is no message there. How to I see if there is a message or cancel/delete or reset it if there is?

Thanks

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Is your Inbox folder full. If so, a message will show at the top of the message screen, and you will need to delete older messages, and then retrieve those that are are held back.
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Re: Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#3 Post by Utopia » Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:07 am

I think messages can be removed by sender until they are read by the recipient. Leaves an empty message file in your inbox.
An alternative to deleting is exporting everything and start from scratch.
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Re: Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#4 Post by richb » Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:13 am

Utopia wrote:I think messages can be removed by sender until they are read by the recipient. Leaves an empty message file in your inbox.
An alternative to deleting is exporting everything and start from scratch.
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Or you can create another folder and have the system move x number of messages to that folder when the Inbox is full. Of course when that folder gets full you will run into the same problem. The Inbox holds 200 messages as does any new folder created. You can have 10 folders of 200 messages each for a total of 2000 messages.
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Re: Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#5 Post by arjay » Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:16 pm

Thanks for the advice - should have made myself clearer. It is the ONLY message in the Inbox (or would be if it was there). Maybe the explanation is that the sender removed ot before I read it?

Anyway - I'd still like to reset the box to zero. It is irritating to keep seeing that I have a private message only to find there is nothing in the Inbox :mad:

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Re: Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#6 Post by richb » Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:19 pm

arjay wrote:Thanks for the advice - should have made myself clearer. It is the ONLY message in the Inbox (or would be if it was there). Maybe the explanation is that the sender removed ot before I read it?

Anyway - I'd still like to reset the box to zero. It is irritating to keep seeing that I have a private message only to find there is nothing in the Inbox :mad:
I would have to research that as this has not come up before as far as I know.
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Re: Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#7 Post by arjay » Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:51 pm

No hurries, no worries. If you find something out let me know (but not by Private Message he he)

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Re: Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#8 Post by Utopia » Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:39 pm

Is the ghost message still there if you delete the folder it's in and create a new one with the same name?
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Re: Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#9 Post by richb » Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:47 pm

Utopia wrote:Is the ghost message still there if you delete the folder it's in and create a new one with the same name?
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As far as I know you cannot delete the Inbox Folder as it is the default.
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Re: Private message Inbox 1 message but nothing there?

#10 Post by Eadwine Rose » Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:48 pm

I have just sent you a pm, hopefully you can delete the stubborn one along with mine!
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