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

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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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How to bundle OfflineIMAP and Evolution 3.10+?

I have tried OfflineIMAP (6.5.5) and Evolution (3.10.4) as described here. As a result I get: OfflineIMAP checks out all mail under ~/Mail with folders mapping like ~/Mail/Folder, ...
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Mail.app IMAP connection to gmail times out all the time

I am using Mail.app (7.3 from Mavericks) with Gmail (Google apps mail). It has always worked fine, but suddenly I see serious periodic connection issues. My accounts show "The connection to the ...
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Thunderbird can't sync IMAP tags using an Exchange 2013 IMAP server?

Exchange doesn't support IMAP tags properly so I can't switch between Thunderbird installations on various computers and have my tags persist. Is anyone aware of a work around, plugin or similar to ...
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“Date received” timestamp incorrect after IMAP to Exchange migration

We've migrated some IMAP messages to Exchange. One particular mailbox was transferred to Exchange in OS X's Mail program (we dragged & dropped the messages), version 5, and now the entire "Sent" ...
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What is stored in IMAP .pst file in MS Outlook?

What exactly contains .pst file (anything besides emails) which is being created when I set up IMAP account in Outlook? What is the difference between it and .pst that is being created with POP ...
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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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Unable to delete emails because mailbox is full

I just realized my email mailbox is full. (I'm using imap) I looked at my emails and saw two with a size of 21MB. I wanted to delete them but whenever I try to delete I get this message from sever ...
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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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Can IMAP clients read my contacts from Office 365?

I'm using a Mac. I'm using Postbox as my email client (which is actually Firefox thunderbird under the hood). I'm connecting to my email that is hosted in Office 365 via IMAP. Email works great. ...
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Why do certain replied emails missing threading when replied back in Mutt?

I use Mutt for emails. I have threads enabled and I can see that most of the emails are threaded in Mutt. So that is all good. But sometimes I reply to an email and the answer(from other person) to ...
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GMail-style archiving workflow for vanilla IMAP?

I have used GMail in the past, but am now using a standard, non-Gmail IMAP server for mail. Because GMail has influenced my approach to organizing and processing mail, I'm trying to understand how a ...
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“Select folder for offline use” without storing attachments

Is it possible to tell Thunderbird to make a folder available for offline use, but to fetch attachments on demand? I'd like to be able to fulltext-search my archives when offline, yet I hardly ever ...
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How to backup old emails locally in Thunderbird and then remove them from IMAP server?

I am using Godaddy IMAP email with Thunderbird as my desktop client on Windows 7. The email service has unlimited mailbox size but the local Thunderbird is having troubles due to the large size of the ...
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Im using Thuderbird IMAP accesing my Gmail account, what folder needs to subscribe and what safe to unsubscribe?

Im using Thuderbird IMAP accesing my Gmail account, what folder needs to subscribe and what safe to unsubscribe? I ask this because I noticed that the messages inside say example: Important Folder, ...
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Postbox no longer displays my Account subfolders

Problem: Since updating to 3.0.11 I've found that all of my sub-folders have disappeared. Ordinarily clicking my gmail account under 'All Accounts' I could then see a set of folders in the lower ...
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How to automatically delete emails from gmail server?

I am using Gmail-managed personal domain email account through Outlook. I am having the problem of limited server space. There is limited server space for emails on Gmail. I want to use IMAP for my ...
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Nexus IMAP saving attachments as text files

I have a number of users who use Nexus 7 (2012) tablets with an IMAP email account using the stock email client. When they send emails with attachments, the emails are sent correctly and the ...
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Cant Login With IMAP From Remote Source

I have dovecot and postfix installed and working fine with roundcube. I can send and receive emails, but only from roundcube. I want to set this up with my phone so i can access this email account ...
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Outlook 2013 with an Outlook.com account and an IMAP account yields multiple sent items

There is a problem with Outlook 2013 that came up recently. I have two e-mail accounts: on outlook.com and one in my own serwer (used via IMAP). I'm trying to setup Outlook 2013 in order to use both ...
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Postfix Relay Access Denied When Sending To Gmail With Telnet

I have postfix and dovecot setup to deal with mail for my domain. imap appears to work ok when reading local mail but when i try to send an email using telnet with localhost and the smtp port it gives ...
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“Syncing” mail adress which is handled by several people

I have to set up and maintain mailserver, webserver, etc. for an organisation. I have a virtual server with Ubuntu on it. So I basically have full control over the server. The organisation has a ...
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Restore Deleted Mails in Mail App

I am using MAC Mail app for my mails from several accounts. So somehow two of my gmail's mails got deleted and since it was using IMAP the web also deleted all of it. Other emails from Yahoo and ...
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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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MS Outlook 2010 outgoing mail server error - seems bogus

MS Outlook 2010 with IMAP Charter e-mail account setup properly. When sending outgoing mail, get this error from "System Administrator" - bounces back within 1 second of clicking send - message does ...
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Outlook 2010/2013 IMAP account mailbox store in Exchange OST

In Outlook 2003 and below, I could do this: On a machine with Exchange Profile Setted Up, add other or more accounts IMAP/POP3 and store those mailboxes in the OST of the Exchange Profile, this way i ...
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In Thunderbird, how to prevent users from creating new mail accounts?

I have just setup our company e-mail with a popular online e-mail provider. E-mails will be retrieved from the online server via Thunderbird installed on Windows 7 PC's. I wish to exercise ...
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Synchronizing e-mail using one IMAP and one POP client

OK I have an odd situation: I need to synchronize e-mail from a single e-mail account on a single server to two different e-mail clients. I need e-mail to be removed from the e-mail server. I've ...
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Recovering Hotmail attachments deleted when messaged moved between folders in Thunderbird imap

When connecting to Hotmail through Thunderbird imap, moving messages between folders strips the content of attachments (resulting in an empty file object). Since no message was deleted, their 'recover ...
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How do I enable subfolders in Dovecot?

In the past I was able to drag and drop my folder with subfolders (local emails) into my imap accounts inside Thunderbird. Now I moved to my own vps and its running Dovecot. So far so good with ...
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How do I resolve the Outlook error 0x80042112: The following e-mail messages on the mail server cannot be downloaded…?

Outlook email receiving was working fine previously, but now this error message is appearing. Task 'xxx@xxx.org.au - Receiving' reported error (0x80042112) : 'The following e-mail messages on ...
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Thunderbird filtering drafts?

I recently face the problem that I answer an e-mail which is filtered, my answer gets saved into the draft folder on the IMAP server and then for some reason a message filter catches it and moves it ...
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How do I use OfflineImap / Isync with a server with self signed certs (reading emails in Mutt)?

I am trying to download my emails from mmy imap server (to use with Mutt), but hitting a wall here. I keep getting cert errors. I searched the web and found some solutions however those solutions ...
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Why isn't my Outlook folder synced to the IMAP server?

I want to migrate all my emails from one IMAP server to another. Therefore I added both accounts to Outlook 2013, created a folder underneath the new account and copied all mails from my old account ...
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How do you stop thunderbird from syncing a specific mailserver (imap)?

Thunderbird 24.5.0 I have two mail accounts that I have deprecated, one I do not have login information for anymore, the other I would like thunderbird to stop downloading emails from (as they are ...
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Desktop notifcations for IMAP subfolders in Outlook 2013

I use Outlook 2013 and an IMAP account for my mails. I have configured several filters (rules) directly in the webmail application of my provider in order to deliver certain mails, e.g., from my boss, ...
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Outlook sync IMAP folders

I currently have IMAP hosting from SolidShellSecurity, LLC and not Exchange if that means much. I wanted to save money and just go with IMAP because that was free over $10/mo per mail box with ...
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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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mail client for multiple IMAP accounts

I have bought few sites and I got registered emails with theses sites. Right now I have about 100 email accounts. It is mostly Gmail IMAPs accounts. I am looking for mail client that can read so ...
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Emacs rmail and gmail (IMAP) and google contacts

It's been a few years since somebody asked http://stackoverflow.com/questions/66132 So, I'll ask it again. Despite several google searches and having a look at the rmail website and the Emacs ...
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getmail does not keep track of downloaded emails if process is killed

I am using getmail to archive my Gmail account's inbox. However, every once in a while the process hangs -- probably due to a bad connection with Gmail's IMAP servers. I find that the only way to ...
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Make thunderbird store all mail locally for IMAP accounts but not indexing all for search

In Thunderbird the global gloda search is connected to the selection of downloaded/syncronized folders of the IMAP accounts in the Offline-settings. Is it possible somehow, that Thunderbirds ...
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Imap proxy to google apps (forward login with different username)

We need a sulution to make a soft switch to the google apps servers. Since we have a large number of users we can't install the outlook plugin everywhere on just one day. We've also tried dual ...
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I have an email account from an ISP who only supports POP. Is there a way to get IMAP ability when the ISP does not support it?

I want to be able to view an account's emails on a number of multiple devices but currently, if you view an email on one device it is removed from the email server so the other devices then do not see ...
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Thunderbird forgets tags in IMAP mails immediately after adding them

I hope this Stack Exchange site is the right one. Since a few weeks we are experiencing unexpected behavior with the tag/flag handling of Thunderbird. After assigning a tag to a mail, Thunderbird is ...
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Roundcube login error

Using postfix, courier-imap, courier-pop, roundcube I get this error when trying to login through the roundcube web login: [08-Apr-2014 11:44:04 +0000]: IMAP Error: Login failed for user@domain.com ...
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Configuring Outlook 2010 for Google Apps

This should be very simple to do I believe, however I've spent over an hour trying various methods found around the web and haven't got any further. Is anyone able to offer any assistance on why ...
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How to deal with huge IMAP account?

What are the best practices of an IMAP Outlook 2010 account? I found this link but I'd like more information on this http://www.oit.umn.edu/email/best-practices/index.htm For example, is a 20,000 ...
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Postfix/Courier - list known email accounts or addresses

I'm trying to set up an IMAP server. Its a new server in a migration. I thought I completed all the steps from Virtual mailboxes with courier-imap and postfix, but apparently I have missed something. ...
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IMAP server that handles its own accounts?

I have a Windows email server (not exchange) that I want to migrate away from. The Windows email server caused me some trouble in the past, and its time for it to go. I want to try a Linux email ...