IMAP stands for Internet Message Access Protocol and is the other e-mail protocol along with POP.

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Outlook 2013 Folder Pane Behavior

I've discovered some strange behavior with the folder pane in Outlook 2013. When I click the arrow next to the "[Gmail]" IMAP folder to expand it, the arrow reorients to point down-right but does not ...
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How can I download e-mails + folders to my hard drive using Mozilla Thunderbird?

I need to download e-mails from the current web host's server to my hard drive, so they can be uploaded to the new web host's server! I have a company and we're switching web hosts. I do not want to ...
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Thunderbird: Error: imap.server.com : server does not support RFC 5746, see CVE-2009-3555

I'm getting this error when checking my mail, and I can't download my mail. I recently updated Thundirbird yesterday, but it restarted and was working fine for many hours. I saw this question: How to ...
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Email migration: Thunderbird to GMail

I recently set up Google Apps for work. It means that all of my email from VPS is now located on the GMail. The problem appeared when I tried to migrate an email from my Thunderbird (connected via ...
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Clarification about sieve rules needed … :contains with or without anyof/allof?

I started refining my sieve rules recently and became a bit unsure about how :contains actually works. I checked out http://sieve.mozdev.org/reference.html but it still didn't clear up the question I ...
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Windows 8 and Outlook 2010

In the past days my Outlook 2010 stopped working. I was moving some emails (IMAP account) to an Archive, just to free some space from the server. Outlook crashed and when I tried to restart it wont ...
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Roundcube can send email, but not displaying received messages

I recently installed Roundcube on Debian Linux. I am using Postfix and Courier IMAP as well. Installation was a breeze and I was quickly able to send an email from me@myserver.com to me@gmail.com. ...
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I need to reliably move lots (as in MILLIONS) of emails between Gmail accounts

I have three email accounts with Gmail that I need to 'merge' into one master Google Apps account. Currently the three inboxes are simply inboxes with around 4.5 million emails between them. There ...
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Outlook 2003 IMAP Sent Folder Mark As Read (VBA Help)

I know. I know. The program is antiquated. I have a friend that got a smart phone and I changed his email on Outlook 2003 to be IMAP (rather than POP3) so that everything is on the server and both his ...
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Whats the technical difference between sending a webpage request and sending an email?

I need some clarity on this topic. Here is what I understand: a webpage request initiates a DNS lookup and once domain name is resolved into an IP address, browser sends a request to that IP address ...
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Outlook 2013 not showing mails in folder

I have a problem with Outlook 2013, which is connected to a Dovecot IMAP-server. The user in Outlook has a lot of folders in his account, which I suspect may be part of the cause. The problem is, ...
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I don't recieve virtual alias email from my postfix/dovecot server in Gmail

For some reason the regular virtual user email accounts like admin@example.com comes into Gmail via POP3/IMAP just fine - but none of the virtual alias email comes into GMail! Gmail says it retrieved ...
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mutt: automatically fetch remote IMAP folder list

I know that I can explicitly set a remote IMAP folder in .muttrc mailboxes imaps://$my_server/INBOX.myfolder I have some 30 folders in my account: is it possible to have mutt to automatically ...
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Restore Outlook 2013 Emails That Weren't Synced?

Recently migrated from a webhost email account to Rackspace. The company owner's email account was apparently not syncing this whole time, nor were the files local (somehow.) All changes he's made to ...
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Outlook: Switched from POP to IMAP. Mail doesn't send from OUTBOX when From address doesn't match default IMAP folder

I wanted to start using IMAP for all my emails, that i am currently accessing using POP. There are about 10 different email address that i previously had all going to 1 PST file. Creating new IMAP ...
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Thunderbird stops receiving new e-mails

First, my Thunderbird profile folder is around 17 GB, so I have got some mails there with multiple accounts (Exchange, GMail, all IMAP). Two days ago when I was sending e-mails, it failed to move ...
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How to switch incoming & outgoing mail servers in Postbox Express after switching hosts?

I recently had all my websites switched over to another host. I have e-mails associated with each website, and I'm using Postbox Express. You'd think it would be easy, but for the life of me, I ...
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Can I run Cyrus Imap as a different user?

My MTA runs under vmail:vmail, and I'd like to set Cyrus Imap to run as the same user:group so that I can keep permissions simple. I didn't see anything about changing user/uid/gid while browsing man ...
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get mutt delete behavior to work like apple mail

I am a new mutt user. I would like to have it's delete behavior to be like apple mail. press delete key the mail gets moved to the Trash folder and it sits there. No purge. The screen also immediately ...
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Outlook won't open after email set up

I just got a new workstation and need to set up Outlook for my work email - simple. I go through the wizard, put in all of my info, and successfully connect and send the test messages. When I return ...
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Identifying/debugging slowness and sent message duplication in Thunderbird email client

Are there any tools to pinpoint performance or config issues when sending IMAP messages with Thunderbird client? Using Thunderbird with IMAP account. It is quite slow to send an email, the message ...
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Thunderbird gmail IMAP error

I am trying to setup a gmail account in the Thunderbird and I get the following error: Here are the IMAP settings (I have tried it with imap.gmail.com as well and it doesn't work): Here are the ...
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Undelete 100k mails in Gmail [closed]

One of our Gmail accounts has 100k mails in the trash, and all mail in the bin should be recovered. Mail in the trash will be deleted automatically over time. What is the best way to undelete these ...
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Does IMAP support marking as “read by another user”?

I'm sharing an IMAP mailbox with another person. So we both have IMAP clients, in order to read mail messages and post some. However, when I read a message, its state is set to "seen" (or "read"), ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 not uploading new folders on webmail

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2013 with IMAP. I create some folders/subfolder in outlook for easier managing my email. Its look like this: INBOX           ...
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Postfix / Dovecot Mail appears in logs, but not in its respective folder

I'm currently trying to set up Postfix with Dovecot, but something does not seem to work the way it should be. For some reason, mails I sent to my mail account appear in the logs, but do not become ...
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import Imap files and folders to gmail account on ubuntu

sorry if I am not clear enough, but I don't know all the terms because I am new to this field. And sorry for my English. As backup I have all emails from the old provider in form of many folders and ...
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Fetch outlook.com folders using IMAP

If I try to fetch my mails using IMAP from outlook.com, I get them all in the same folder. Is it possible to have them in separate folders as they are on outlook.com? Also, am I only fetching the ...
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How to backup email in Thunderbird using IMAP and not deleting them on server?

I would like to backup my emails from an IMAP server. One solution I found is to use Thunderbird' Archive option. However, in order to keep email on server, I have to undelete them all after ...
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Move thousands of thunderbird mail to outlook.com

I'm trying to move my 12+ years of email to one cloud account on outlook.com for ubiquitous access and searchability. It's scattered in 10+ accounts in a Thunderbird client. About 40.000 msgs. I've ...
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Dovecot imap connection closed by remote host

I have setup postfix and dovecot on my ubuntu 14.04 on a digitalocean droplet. When I telnet to my localhost on imap, I get the output below, can anyone help me.. telnet 127.0.0.1 143 Trying ...
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Outlook Gmail IMAP “too many simultaneous connections”

Outlook 2007 with a Gmail account receives the following error message. I have setup multiple Gmail-Outlook-IMAP configurations and have never come across this error before. "Your IMAP server wants ...
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Send as permission from another mail box in IMAP

I am using exchange server 2010 and outlook 2010. I have problem sending from second mailbox when I use IMAP/SMTP for users. Example: I need the user@domain.com to have permission to send from ...
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Marking automatically moved to folders (using rules) messages as Unread in Outlook 2010 / Gmail

When using outlook 2010 and Gmail / IMAP using a rule to move a message to a folder also marks it as read. There is a previous question on this topic but no answers that work for me. The first answer ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 IMAP server alert

I keep getting this pop up alert in MS Outlook 2013: "Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: cannot move folder into nonexistent folder" I have no idea how to fix this. Apparently I ...
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Move large amounts of emails into another IMAP account one-by-one in Thunderbird

When selecting a few hundred mails in one IMAP account and move them into another account, Thunderbird seems to work like this: first Thunderbird starts with downloading them somewhere temporary if ...
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Outlook 2010 Deleted Emails only stored online not Locally in Trash folder

I am using outlook 2010 on my computer as email software. My email provider is godaddy.com (secureserver.net). I've done a variety of searched but can't find my problem directly. When deleting ...
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Why Outlook imap don't retrive emails?

One of my customer is having a problem with Outlook 2013. Each morning Outlook does not show any new mails. Send and recieve button opens popup, send ok, then halt half a second on recieve and then ...
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Downloading 15gb+ worth of emails from gmail via imap without triggering account suspension

Im switching my email client (from mac mail to airmail) ive got a gmail account i want to move over this account is running on Google Apps for Business and is c. 15gb in size. I want to setup this ...
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Cyrus-Imap - STARTTLS negotiation failed

I'm configuring a mail server on Fedora and i have a problem. I can autenthicate using Horde, but, when i try to authenticate using THunderbird, i get this message: configuration could not be ...
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How do I make deleted emails go to the Outlook Trash, not just Gmail trash?

I use Outlook 2013 with four email accounts on my notebook computer (Windows 8.1). For three of the accounts, every email I delete is sent to a Trash or Deleted folder in Outlook where I can recover ...
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Why does Google call Thunderbird “less secure”?

I've never had problems using Gmail with Thunderbird yet, but while trying to use a free software client for Google Talk/Chat/Hangout I've discovered that, according to Google's document on "less ...
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Use IMAP and fetchmail to download messages not seen locally

I have my email stored on a server and I read it from a couple of devices (usually either my smartphone or laptop). I often view messages on my phone but want to respond on my laptop if a longer ...
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Cyrus-Imap: cyradm: cannot authenticate to server with as cyrus

I'm a begginer in IMAP. When i do cyradm --user cyrus localhost, i get: [root@SRD-GrupoG-Server lib]# cyradm --user cyrus localhost IMAP Password: Login failed: generic failure at ...
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Outlook 2013 Inbox synchronizes but does not download email

My inbox in Outlook 2013 synchronizes, but no emails are downloaded. Other folders download fine. I tried the "workaround that always works" in another thread (WORKAROUND THAT ALWAYS WORKS) 4. If ...
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Thunderbird - How to change location of sent mail folder (IMAP)

In thunderbird / gmail imap, the only folders in the root are: Inbox Gmail All the other folders are inside Gmail, as subfolders. I would like to make them all to the root, so Sent would be in root ...
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Import existing Outlook email into IMAP server

A client of mine had several issues with their previous host. I offered them hosting for both their website and email, unfortunately all the backups of the website have been removed by the old host. ...
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Why would one prefer POP3 over IMAP in outlook

I've seen 2 different experienced administrators - who don't know each other - configure Outlook for their customers to use POP3, even tough IMAP was available. What are good reasons to use POP3 ...
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How do I configure Mail to download my messages via IMAP/Gmail?

I've configured Mail to access Gmail via IMAP. I've also configured Gmail, in it's settings, to limit each IMAP folder to only download 1000 of each folder. The problem is that I have a folder that ...
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outlook 2013 not porting up copied imap folders

I recently moved to a new email host and I was moving the folders by right clicking the folder and selecting the new account and copy, from my old host to the new host. I should have copied them but I ...