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    • Valli
    • By Valli 6th Jan 18, 6:11 PM
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    Hotmail read receipts queries
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    • 6th Jan 18, 6:11 PM
    Hotmail read receipts queries 6th Jan 18 at 6:11 PM
    I access my hotmail account (an old one, itís .com) either through a laptop or my company I pad.

    One of my correspondents requests a Ďread receiptí.

    If I access the e mail on the laptop I see this request, on the I pad I donít.

    My question is will the iPad Ďautomaticallyí send a read receipt?

    And I assume the receipt merely confirms the message has been read?
    "I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness" Emily Dickinson

    Thank you Honey Bear
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    • Neil Jones
    • By Neil Jones 6th Jan 18, 9:31 PM
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    • 6th Jan 18, 9:31 PM
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    • 6th Jan 18, 9:31 PM
    All receipts prove is that the email was opened. It doesn't mean that it was "read".

    Last I checked Hotmail (through the website) didn't support receipts and it needed a third party client (such as Live Mail or similar) to add that functionality. So if you're logging into Hotmail via the website on the iPad then you won't see receipt receipts.
    • Valli
    • By Valli 6th Jan 18, 10:41 PM
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    • 6th Jan 18, 10:41 PM
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    • 6th Jan 18, 10:41 PM
    All receipts prove is that the email was opened. It doesn't mean that it was "read".

    Last I checked Hotmail (through the website) didn't support receipts and it needed a third party client (such as Live Mail or similar) to add that functionality. So if you're logging into Hotmail via the website on the iPad then you won't see receipt receipts.
    Originally posted by Neil Jones
    That figures, this particular correspondent is a bit of an IT geek, to put it mildly - I appreciate it doesn't show I read it; but that I opened it. I am not particularly minded to kowtow to correspondents so I would rather not send a receipt.
    "I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness" Emily Dickinson

    Thank you Honey Bear
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