Redirect email message on iPhone

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gatornut

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I am currently thinking about an iPhone as a replacement for my Treo. I am curious as to whether the iPhone has a way to redirect email. By redirect an email I am defining it as theis: Tom sent me an email but it really needs to be handled by Mary, so I redirect it to Mary and it looks as though Tom sent it Directly to Mary when Mary opens it.

Thanks for the help

Gatornut
 

termleech

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The iPhone itself doesn't have this ability. AFAIK the Treo nor any cell phone has this ability. This is more like a filter on the mail server itself which does this.
 

gatornut

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It's not a feature on the server it is a feature in the email client. For example Mozilla Thunderbird uses this as an optional feature which you can add on, from what I understand Apple Mail has this as well, but none of the microsoft email clients feature this .
 

meiphones_brill

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That's a useful feature that Apple could add to the iPhone.

There is a bog-standard 'forward' option of course. The only other way I can think of doing it would be to use imap and move the mail into another mailbox. The administrator of the mailserver should (with a bit of jiggery-pokery) be able to share that mailbox with another user. I've never done it or tried it but I should think having both users in the same group would make it possible without any extra code.