IMAP is the Internet Message Access Protocol, and is often used when connecting to a Gmail account from a third party application.

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Strange spam not appearing in any gmail web interface folder (including spam folder) but appears in inbox when reading email via imap

I received the following spam (I included the header) when reading my email by alpine email client. Strangely this email does not appear in any gmail web interface folders (including spam folder). ...
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Show only primary GMail folder in eM Client

Is there a way to configure eM Client, so that only the primary inbox view is displayed without fiddling with the IMAP settings in GMail itself (as discussed here)? Possibly show all custom views in ...
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Sub-folders in Dovecot?

How can I enable my Dovecot IMAP server to support sub-folders? When I am trying to do an imapsync from my Gmail account to my Dovecot IMAP server I keep getting the following error: NO [CANNOT] ...
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Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Email is too large, limit size to less than 20 MB

I use email with outlook 2013 and imap to my godaddy webmail which is unlimited. I keep getting this error - ""Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Email is too large, limit size to ...
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Outlook 2013: Missing Second Calendar

I am using Outlook from Microsoft Office 2013 with a GMail IMAP account. At one point, I had 2 calendars showing on the Calendar tab. Somehow I deleted or hid 1 calendar. Currently, only 1 calendar ...
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Outlook “skip” on reciving mail from 1 account

I added a Gmail account to outlook.for some reason when i do "send/receive" its send receive on 2 previous accounts, on the new account its only "sending". is see like this: account 1 sending. ...
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Thunderbird and GMail: messages appear in multiple folders

I've added the IMAP account for GMail to my Thunderbird and life is good in general. One thing continues to annoy me, however. New messages show up in the account's "Inbox" as one would expect. ...
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If I add my Gmail to Outlook Express via IMAP, will it download all of my mail automatically?

I'm trying to rescue a ton of old mail from Outlook Express. I want to connect OE to my Gmail account via IMAP so I can upload the mail to Gmail. Question is: when I connect my Gmail via IMAP, will ...
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How to find webmail server address?

My webmail is associated with local ip address. To configure it with gmail, I need to find the server name. Is there a way to find server name?
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imap: force gmail to forget invalid keyword

After I recently updated to Emacs24, I was unable to get Gnus to connect to my gmail account; I was getting some mysterious 'nnimap-parse-flags: Invalid read syntax: "]"' error. I then tried to ...
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How can I import a .PST to GMail?

I desperately need the content of an email that I received at my work account (Exchange) from 2 years back. I no longer work there, my email account is long deleted, but I have a copy of the .PST ...
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how to use Gmail tabs with IMAP?

Is there any way to apply an IMAP label to only the messages under the "Primary" tab in my Gmail? I'd like to use a console-based email client like Mutt or Gnus or Wanderlust to reply to messages, ...
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is it possible to link different email accounts to different network profiles?

My work firewall for wired internet blocks almost every port except http, https and maybe a few other web-related ports (993, 465 and everything else to do with IMAP is blocked). Impenetrable for, ...
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How to recover mails of deleted mail account from .thunderbird directory?

I was using a gmail account. Now my TL deleted that gmail account. I was using mozilla thunderbird as mail client. Also it got disappeared from my mozilla thunderbird . but I found that all those ...
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Outlook 2013 keeps freezing, semi-consistently

I have an oddity of problem with my Outlook's stability. It seems to be freezing up, not at random intervals, but based on a seemingly strange combination of configurations. I have been trying many ...
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Transfer multiple emails from an IMAP server to GMail?

Is there a good way of transfering an IMAP directory structure and their emails to GMail? (imap) I moved from my own IMAP server to Google Apps Business earlier this week and I'd need to transfer a ...
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Can Live Mail be set to perform operations asynchronously

I have Microsoft Live Mail attached to two different IMAP mail accounts. When I delete a message, the UI sometimes freezes. Is there a way to set Live Mail so such operations do not block the UI?
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Wanderlust doesn't update new messages counter when using with Gmail account

I want to use Wanderlust IMAP client to read my email in Emacs. However, when configured to use with Gmail account it doesn't update number of new messages correctly. Wanderlust's notification ...
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How to sync Gmail IMAP subfolders for Outlook 2013?

I currently have my Gmail account synced with Outlook 2013 using IMAP, since the Google Apps Sync utility isn't compatible with Outlook 2013 yet. However, I've encountered a problem where my inbox's ...
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Outlook 2013 and GMail: I want outlook delete action to archive not trash

In Outlook 2010 there was an option to have the delete action move the e-mails into a specific IMAP folder instead of moving them to trash. That option is apparently has been dropped in Outlook 2013. ...
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How can I stop Outlook 2013 pop-up alerts

The other day I tried to send an attachment that was too large using my GMail account via Outlook 2013. Now every couple of minutes I get these popups that say: Your IMAP Server wants to Alert ...
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Need Eudora 7.1 MAPI to work so I can sync with GMAIL

Eudora Windows 7 MAPI working I'm just trying to figure out how to get MAPI working enough for the sole purpose of linking all my existing Eudora emails to a GMAIL account. I don't need any other ...
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Quickstep in Outlook 2013 Gmail IMAP account doesn't execute “mark as read” instruction

I am using Office 2013, and I have a Gmail account set up via IMAP. I have created an "Archive" quickstep in Outlook with 2 instructions: mark item as read move to folder "All Mail" If I execute ...
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Imap-stars not visable in outlook

I have an Exchange-server and two email-clients: an Outlook 2010 and Thunderbird. If I click to star a message in Thunderbird, this star is not visible in Outlook (nowhere). The same happens is I use ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 with multiple GMail imap accounts

I am using Mac OS X 10.7.5 and Mac Office 2011 Outlook. I am trying to connect two gmail-based accounts via imap. One account has a gmail domain address. The other is a google apps mail account ...
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Using Thunderbird and gmail, sent items appear as unread in “All Mail”

I'm using a gmail account in Thunderbird. When I send a message, a new mail notification appears (sound and system try icon), an unread message appears in the gmail All Mail folder, and the account ...
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Can the Windows 8 Mail app show Gmail's priority inbox?

I can't live without Gmail Priority Inbox, which right now means I can't live with the Mail app in Windows 8. Priority inbox essentially filters out messages that aren't important, and displays them ...
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mutt with gmail imap: send email in background

I'm using mutt with gmail and everything works fine, but it is painfully slow at times. Much of this doesn't seem like it can be avoided, but I wondered if there wasn't a way to queue mail for send ...
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Do I need a SMTP server for my domain to receive email?

my domain has a domain extension that since my country is not supported by Google Apps I can't use that lovely GApps services for that domain. I need free email service of GApps the most, so I ...
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Send mail from iPhone via Gmail (Exchange) sends 'Sent Item' back as 'New Mail'

I have just set up Gmail on my iPhone4 using the Exchange/IMAP method (m.google.com). Everything works great - the only problem I'm having is that when I send a new mail from my iPhone to myself, I ...
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deleting gmail messages from alpine

I am using gmail as my email server and alpine 2.02 as my email client. Gmail has a rather non-standard IMAP setup and consequently, in order to delete a message (rather than archive it), one must ...
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IMAP syncronisation problems with google apps (GMail), iPhone and Apple Mail (messages only delivered to one device)

We have been successfully using Google Apps for our email in my office for some time now but this week one (just one) of my users has developed a problem I cannot solve. As far as I can see, no ...
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Read .msf/mbox files offline in Thunderbird

I have GMail account set up in Thunderbird 12.0.1 via IMAP. All the emails in it were synchronised to the client long ago. I no longer have access to the GMail account, but the mbox and .msf files are ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to re-download a corrupted message from the IMAP server?

I have a mail message that is corrupted in Thunderbird, but correct on the IMAP server (which is Gmail). Is it possible for me to tell Thunderbird to discard its copy and re-download it from the ...
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Move mail from specific address to an inbox folder

Is there a way I can set up my mail to automatically move to a specific inbox folder depending on the source address? EDIT: I'm using thunderbird specifically. Mac, Windows, and Linux. from address: ...
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Intermediate mail server or how to get IMAP with POP

I have the following problem: my university mail is on a IMAP server and I'm a Gmail user. I want to forward my university mail to mail Gmail, but it only accepts POP3 servers. I'm wondering if there ...
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Outlook 2010 doesn't like it when I tell it NOT to “Remember Password” for Gmail?

When I uncheck the "Remember Password" box, Outlook gives me an error when synchronizing, instead of asking me for my Gmail password. It works fine when I tell it to remember the password, though... ...
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Does Outlook 2010 support IMAP push or not?

I've setup Gmail and Yahoo IMAP email accounts in Outlook 2010. When I get a new email in one of these accounts, should it get pushed automatically to my Outlook client? It seems like I can only see ...
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Have Outlook 2010 save drafts to Google IMAP draft folder?

I've got my gmail setup as an IMAP account inside Outlook 2010. When I save a draft on my PC, it lands up inside the Local "drafts" folder - not the online "[Gmail]\Drafts" IMAP folder nor a "drafts" ...
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Thunderbird (or Icedove) and Gmail IMAP offline caching

I currently use Icedove (Thunderbird as it's known outside of the Debian world) for accessing my Google Apps mail via IMAP. I'm interested in having this cached locally on my machine. I have lots of ...
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What is wrong with Outlook 2010 and Gmail IMAP?

I have set up my Gmail account with Outlook 2010 SP1 using IMAP. One problem is bugging me like anything here is the sync problem. When I hit "Mark All as Read" in outlook for gmail account, outlook ...
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Thunderbird doesn't receive IMAP-PUSH mails from googlemail

I noticed for a while now that my thunderbird client is not receiving the mails "immediately" anymore, but has to regularly synchronize my IMAP folders with googlemail. I am also using Trillian ...
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Configuring outlook for gmail in proxy network

I wanted to configure my gmail acount in my outlook 2007 client. I simply followed the instructions @ http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=77689 but seems like these steps do not take ...
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Connect to Exchange server with IMAP from GMail

At the moment I have an exchange account. All mail then gets forwarded to a GMail account. I have set that account up so I can send email from the exchange account so it looks as if I sent it from ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 with GMail IMAP: Folders (Gmail Labels) not updating

So I've been following this guide to getting GMail IMAP to play nice with Microsoft Outlook 2011, and I've successfully got the GMail Labels to show up nicely as folders, and all existing messages ...
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outlook 2007 - only one folder not syncing with gmail imap

Using Outlook 2007, windows xp, have my gmail imap setup and all is syncing fine, except one folder. Outlook says only 53 unread, gmail have over 1000 unread. unsubscribed and subscribed again - but ...
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How to make Lion’s Mail.app work with Gmail archive feature [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop Mail.app in Lion creating an Archive folder for archiving in Gmail? I recently upgraded to Lion. Until then I was using Sparrow for my mailing needs. I’d ...
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How to have Sent items wrap to full width of pane in Thunderbird (plain text)?

When I view plain text Sent items in Thunderbird, it automatically adds line breaks so they do not wrap to the full width of the viewing pane when displayed. This makes it awkward if I want to later ...
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Gmail sent messages don't appear in Apple Mail inbox

I want to access my Gmail messages in Apple's Mail app, using IMAP. I have successfully followed Google's guidelines, but I still have a problem: my sent messages don't appear in the inbox. I assume ...
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Manage GMail account through Mozilla Thunderbird

For many years I've got a complete mess in my GMail account. I've decided to organize this account, though I cannot to this, because the default (web) interface and management tools of GMail are ...