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

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Backup (archive) IMAP messages to file

Is there any tool which may help with archiving my old emails? I'd like to save all messages older than x (eg. a year) to my local disk (eg. to burn to DVD) eg. in .eml format, with all attachments ...
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Strange TCP Connections - How to kill

My parents Mac is having some random issues - my mum paid £160 to get the computer repaired as there were some "trojans" according to the guy on the phone from india On hearing this news I had a ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 sends Return Receipt via another account

I have 2 accounts in Microsoft Outlook 2013. First is POP3+SMTP and is marked as default. Second is IMAP+SMTP. When a message arrives through that Second account and if that message have set ...
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Email Desktop Client that uses Gmail IMAP folders as labels / tags? [closed]

I use gmail as my primary email, but also have a school email address through an exchange server. I use an email desktop client (Mail.app) to view both accounts. I also use gmail's pop3 "add another ...
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How to make rules run on other imap folders in Outlook 2013?

On imap, in Outlook 2013, rules only see to run on inbox. How can I make them run on other (or all) folders? I found an 5 year old post that suggested a VBA macro here. Is there a better way?
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Some Yahoo mails in Thunderbird (IMAP) will be marked “not junk” immediately after marking them as “junk”

I have a standard Yahoo mail account set up with IMAP in Thunderbird (currently using version 38.1.0). I've been having this problem with earlier version of Thundbird too. It just didn't bother me ...
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How to delete mail from server after download with IMAP using Thunderbird?

I would like for my webmail to delete my mail after Thunderbird downloads it (I have it set to IMAP not POP; correction from original wording), so that I will only be storing my mail on my machine. ...
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Folders created in Outlook 2013 not showing up as labels in GMail. Reverse does work

When I create a folder in Outlook 2013 under my GMail IMAP account it is not showing up as a label in Gmail. The other way around works perfectly, if I create a label in GMail about 10 seconds later ...
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How do I create Word document from all messages in a Thunderbird folder?

I have a gmail account and I usually read my messages in Thunderbird (IMAP). I have created a particular filter in gmail, which has become a folder in Thunderbird. I have located my thunderbird ...
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imap delete on server side; retain on local side. possible?

So I have about 10 years worth of messages from my university email. I IMAP sync them with the Postbox client (windows). So, if a message gets deleted on the server/university side, it gets deleted ...
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Outlook 2013 and Google Apps IMAP Sync only when each folder is clicked manually

I cannot use the GAMMO as it's an Click To Run version of Microsoft Outlook 2013 but I'm having this strange issue in migration from a private imap server to google apps for business in Outlook 2013. ...
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Outlook 2003 with IMAP account sends unexpectedly “return receipts”

Everything goes ok (sending and receiving emails through smtp, pop3 and imap protocols...) Only one thing is bad: Although the sending of the return receipts is switched off, the Outlook in IMAP ...
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Why sending Mail with Apple Mail takes too long

There is a issue with sending mails through Apple Mail (ver 8.2) every time I try to sending mail. The SMTP Part works fast, after a few seconds the Recipient get the mail but in Apple mail the ...
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How to disable bounce emails in exim?

How to disable bounce emails in exim ? I don't want the server to send a bounce message when the email not exists.
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Import mail from another Gmail account, but deduplicate? [migrated]

If you have two Gmail accounts, one of which is forwarding to the other and you want to import ALL of the mail from the other one minus the messages that were already forwarded to the second account, ...
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Can't view Yahoo Mail emails from browser that I can view progammatically

This one likely is a cross between superuser and StackOverflow, but I ask it from a user's perspective. I have altered a python module to read email from yahoo. It tries imap.mail.yahoo.com to get ...
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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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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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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 ...