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

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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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 “failed to copy message to sent folder”

When I send a mail, it very often does popup a message saying "The message could not be saved to outgoing folder. Try again?" (most recent Thunderbird). I tried dumping the network traffic. After ...
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Setting up PGP on Win7

I got a problem getting PGP to work properly on win7, 64bit. What i want is a automatic encryption, if i have the public key of the recipient and an permanent decryption of received mails. As far as i ...
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How to set an imap account without local pst storage in outlook?

This is my issue: I have 20 people sharing a Terminal Server, and they want to use MS Outlook 2010 to access their IMAP folders. Some are Gmail acocunts with over 10 Gb of emails. Some people use the ...
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How to set Sent Items folder in MS Outlook 2010?

I am trying to configure a clients Outlook 2010 but they keep getting the message: The message cannot be saved to your IMAP email account Sent Items folder...etc I looked online and followed a ...
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How to determine if STARTTLS IMAP & SMTP connections are encrypted

I use Thunderbird to connect to an IMAP and SMTP server. This works on the port numbers usually associated with unencrypted mail, but I have specified STARTTLS and am told that the servers enable ...
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I cannot delete a duplicate folder in IMAP

I was using Outlook 2013 to copy all my e-mails from an old gmail account to a new one with IMAP. When I ran the copy, instead of putting all the e-mails into matching folders inside the [Gmail] ...
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Google Apps migration - Thunderbird emails to Gmail

I'm currently doing a migration of all our employee's email accounts to google. Some people use Outlook, others use Thunderbird. Moving outlook emails is ok as Google support migrating through pst ...
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Server side mail search over IMAP

How do I configure Postbox (or Thunderbird, on which it is based) to perform server-side searches over IMAP? I have > 30000 emails on my Gmail account, and the search function of Postbox doesn't find ...
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How to avoid deleting emails from Dovecot

We have a Dovecot server configured for internal usage purpose and Thunderbird as a email client with IMAP protocol. I have never used either of the software, so my questions are a bit naive. Due to ...
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Host name of Rediffmail which can be used with IMAP

What is the host name and port number Rediff provides which can be used with IMAP to access emails received.
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Migrate closed Smartermail email inboxes to paid Gmail inboxes

I closed my 2 Smartermail email accounts, and set-up 2 identically named paid Gmail accounts. I want to move my 2 existing Smartermail inbox emails to my Gmail accounts that have exactly the same ...
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Windows 8/8.1 mail 'as items arrive' not quite on mark

I got a bunch of email accounts(GMail, Outlook.com etc.) configured with IMAP on Windows 8.1 built in mail app and configured to fetch emails "as they arrive". But, it does not quite work as it claims ...
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Email forwarding go to IMAP account instead of POP3

I have same accounts (myname@domain.com) setup in Outlook with different account type (IMAP/POP3), most of the scenario all incoming email will received in POP3 account, my problem is, I got one email ...
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Sorting IMAP Email Errors

I have an IMAP mailbox through FastMail.com and I'm using Mail.app in Mac OS X Mavericks. I have two mailboxes, A and B. A has some known errors of unknown type, namely that I copied a few thousand ...
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Mac Mail - Hotmail incoming mail sync

I'm new in Mac OS and I'm using Mavericks. I'm trying to set up my Hotmail account with the Mac mail client. I learnt that in September Microsoft finally supported IMAP so I can set up the ...
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Synchronize email accounts

I'd Like to synchronize 2 email accounts. One empty and one with a bunch of emails. How do I do this without any loss? I know thunderbird lets you MOVE emails but it won't let you COPY them, IF I ...
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I can't get into my Outlook 2010. Get odd error message

No matter what I do I can't get into my Outlook 2010 on my laptop. Every time I try I get the same error msg: Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Please log in via your web ...
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How to automatically get mail from work Exchange server into Gmail

My work recently turned off forwarding of email coming in to our work addresses (grrr) but I am addicted to the gmail user interface and to my collection of all my mails in gmail. Can anyone suggest ...
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Imap not receiving emails DOVECOT

I have installed Postfix and DOVECOT on centos. I don't get any emails in inbox. I am sending mails to the server, I don't get an error message(emails to the sender) but the email is not received. ...
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Need IMAP client that does not wait and wait and wait for confirmation that copy was put in Sent folder

Our mail provider (Rackspace) does not send a confirmation that the message was saved to the IMAP Sent folder on the mail server. I need an IMAP client that can be told not to wait for such a ...
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Using Courier Imap to deliver Getmail Folder

I am running ubuntu and I have a script that runs getmail and pulls mail from 10 different mailboxes by imap and places in a folder called ~/allmail. I have then changed the maildir in courier to ...
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Thunderbird and Gmail - Mail fetcher

Basically I want to use Thunderbird to manage all my email accounts. But I also want to retain the ability to use Gmail's mail fetcher for a select few accounts. The thing I don't want to do is ...
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Outlook 2010 Creating flags & categories with IMAP email - fix disabled

I was able to complete a suggested fix from a previous question regarding creating flags and categories with IMAP email in Outlook 2010, but then shortly after I set it up, it stopped working. When I ...
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Outlook '10 hangs often, IMAP sync

We have 3 employees using IMAP to sync with their Desktop and Android Phones. Two are using 70% of their accounts storage, another is using 80%. They all have similar counts on folder structure, etc. ...
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Recover deleted IMAP e-mails

IMAP mirrors the local machine with the mailserver. When e-mails are deleted on the server, they'll also disappear on the client. When this happens, is there any way to recover them within Microsoft ...
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Issues when receiving e-mails from my gmail imap server

I opened my gmail loging in using chrome. I have asked several people to send me test e-mails. These e-mails are delivered in my IMAP inbox folder. When I open outlook 2011 for mac (i have all the ...
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Why are my Outlook sent emails “disappearing” from the Sent messages folder?

I'm using Outlook 2007 with IMAP. I've configured sent messages to be put in the server-based "Sent" folder of my IMAP account. When I send emails, the email will briefly appear in the Sent messages ...
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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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Yahoo sub accounts with Thunderbird

I hava an account on Yahoo (eg. myname@yahoo.com) with several sub accounts (sub1@myname.com, sub2@myname.com) I am trying to access these accounts using thunderbird with no success. Have tried: ...
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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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How can I move my mail from an offline folder to IMAP?

I have tried to setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010. However, by mistake I made it POP and now the inbox folder is empty. I now have the mails in an offline folder. How can I move them back to my ...
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How to setup mailserver on Windows XP standalone?

I'm playing with the javamail API. To test my code about the only thing that seems to work is to connect to my web email (yahoo/msn/gmail/rediff) and do the deed. The trouble with testing online is ...