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Hello,

I have an email account which I only use for work, and I access it with Thunderbird.

How can I have the email deleted on the cPanel server once it's on my computer?
 

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Hello,

I have an email account which I only use for work, and I access it with Thunderbird.

How can I have the email deleted on the cPanel server once it's on my computer?
Is Thunderbird configured to check your e-mail account via IMAP, or via POP?

If using IMAP, there will always be a copy on the server, but if using POP then the mail client could be configured to save a copy on the server or remove after downloading.

Reference:
Category:Thunderbird - MozillaZine Knowledge Base
Menu differences in Windows, Linux, and Mac - MozillaZine Knowledge Base
Creating accounts in Thunderbird for popular email providers - MozillaZine Knowledge Base

According to the above documentation for Thunderbird:
Thunderbird doesn't leave a copy on the POP server when it downloads a new message. Check "Tools -> Account Settings -> Server Settings -> Leave messages on server" if you want to be able to access your mail using either Thunderbird or a browser. You may want to set the number of days it keeps a copy to avoid filling up your webmail mailbox