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Emails Tab

It is possible to define criteria for the automatic saving of incoming and outgoing emails to the system in the Emails tab in the Settings of eWay-CRM. You can also define other options that are related to emails.

For better orientation, we have divided the dialog into three sections, so let's take a look at each one separately and describe their options.

1st Section: Mailbox Settings

The user can have set more than one mailbox in MS Outlook that he or she tracks.

Due to the type of account, there are different possibilities for tracking:

Default data file is Exchange type:

  • You can track only Exchange Online, Exchange Offline cannot be tracked.
  • Default Exchange data file is tracked automatically.
  • You can track other Exchange Online data files.
  • You can track other IMAP data files.
  • You cannot track POP3/SMTP data files.

Default data file is IMAP type:

  • You can track other Exchange Online data files.
  • You can track other IMAP data files.
  • You cannot track POP3/SMTP data files.

Default data file is POP3/SMTP type:

  • You can track only one default data file.
  • You cannot track other data file.

Received and sent emails will be tracked on the selected accounts depending on rules you set (rules are described in section 2 and 3 of this article).

If you are using:

  • IMAP: There will be check box next to the email address. Use these check boxes for selecting all email addresses you want to track.
  • Microsoft Exchange / Microsoft Office 365 / Kerio (ActiveSync): If you use Microsoft Exchange / Office 365 account as a default mailbox in your Outlook, it will be always tracked. Although, you can add other IMAP accounts if you have them in your Microsoft Outlook.
  • POP3: POP3 accounts can't be tracked.

You can find out what data file is your default in the MS Outlook Account Settings in the Data Files tab (see the picture below). Default data file (when  automatic emails tracking is active) will be tracked in every case. If you want to track mail from other data files, you have to mark checkboxes in the Email tab of eWay-CRM Settings as it is described above.

Despite the selection of the tracking account, you can also Automatically Categorize Saved Emails - this function eases the recognition and managing of emails that were saved from MS Outlook to eWay-CRM. For more information about categories and their administration, go to Email Categorization.

    2nd Section: Incoming Emails

    You can specify senders from whom incoming messages will be automatically saved to the system, in the Incoming emails section.

    The entire process of saving works like this: when you receive new message, eWay-CRM will compare the email address of the sender with addresses stored in the modules selected in settings. It is necessary to have entered email addresses on the items' cards (Contacts, Users or Companies) for the proper functioning.

    The system will work according to selected settings:

      • Automatically Track Emails From People Listed in the Contacts Module – if you have listed the address from which the email was sent under a person from the Contact module, the received message will be stored to this contact.
      • Automatically Track Emails From People Listed in the Users Module – if the address from which the email was sent is owned by an eWay-CRM user, the received message will be stored to this user.
      • Automatically Track Emails From Companies – if the address of the sender is listed as the email on a company, the message will be stored to this company.

       

      You can choose specific contacts, users or companies that you want to track the communication with. There is a Filter button next to each "Automatically Track" check box where you can set a filter that specifies email addresses that will be tracked. For more information about filters, go to Filter Items.

          3rd Section: Outgoing Emails

          This section is about storing emails that we send from our Outlook.

          Important: Tracking of outgoing emails is available only in the case that you have at least one email address in the To field when you are sending a message. If all email addresses are in the Cc or Bcc field, the tracking will not proceed.

          Outgoing mail is always tracked in the default folder for outgoing mail in Outlook. In the case of IMAP accounts the Outgoing mail folder in Personal folders will be used. The folder defined in the Inbox settings section will not be used.

          The process of email storing into eWay-CRM works on the same principle as in the Incoming emails in section 2. So here it is also necessary to enter the email address in company, contact or user detail, for proper functioning.

          The system will work according to selected settings:

            1. Track Emails From People Listed in the Contacts Module – if you have listed the address to which the email was sent, under a person from the Contact module, the sent message will be stored to this contact. When email is sent, the email address for tracking is also searched in deals - after sending a message you will see the dialog for saving email, but deal is prefilled only in the case that Predefine Active Deal or Project When Sending New Email setting is turned on. In other cases, when user clicks OK in the save email dialog, the email cannot be saved because it won't related to anything.
            2. Track Emails From People Listed in the Users Moduleif the address to which the email was sent is owned by an eWay-CRM user, the sent message will be stored to this user.
            3. Track Emails From Companies – if the address of the recipient is listed as the Contact person for a Company, the message will be stored to this company.

            You can also set whether you want to track only those email addresses that are in the To... field, or you will track all addresses in other receivers fields. You can set it by Track Only Email Addresses in To Field. Of course, the fact that are tracked only email addresses already saved in eWay-CRM is still fundamental. If email are not tracked and you are forwarding an email that is already saved in eWay-CRM, the forwarded version won't be saved in eWay-CRM.