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

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Google Apps for Work: keeping in sync Office 365 account after IMAP import

I've started importing my Office 365 emails in my Google Apps for Work account using the IMAP import function (I must say it's really slow... will probably end to import my 8000 emails in 2/3 days..). ...
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Nesting Gmail IMAP folders properly in Thunderbird?

I know Gmail uses their own strange implementation of IMAP, but is there a way to make the folders nest properly when loaded in Thunderbird? I have a bunch of custom folders that seem to nest ...
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Thunderbird made mail vanish, not deleted, when trying to copy

I was in a rush and I tried following the instructions here: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/its/help/faq?faqid=1455 to make another backup copy of my email. I have a gmail account set up with Thunderbird in ...
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Why imap login in loop very slow?

I'm trying to connect to dovecot by imap via Java mail api. My approach described here. Bill Shannon, author of the Java Mail api recommended me to check carefully my server side (I have dovecot at ...
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how to access gmvault from behind a proxy?

I am a very satisfied user of gmvalut. But I found that I cannot use it from behind a proxy at my workplace. Is there any way to make gmvalut work in this situation? I vaguely remember somewhere ...
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mutt: finding mailboxes with status O (old) unread messages

Setup: I have a mailserver with mutt installed. The server also has the dovecot IMAP server installed. I read mail both on the server using mutt, and using IMAP clients (eg on my phone). Mail is ...
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Gnus: How to fix 'Warning - invalid active <folder> <number> <number> y'

Something I've done but not yet identified has hosed my working-for-years Gnus<->offlineimap<->GMail setup. Gnus gives me a bunch of errors like: Warning - invalid active: [Gmail].Starred 26 2 ...
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Courier does not work with courier-ssl installed

I have been trying to enable SSL on my courier IMAP server running Ubuntu 14.04. I installed courier-ssl and courier-imap-ssl. Then the server stopped working completely, with an "authentication error"...
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stop thunderbird checking for messages before opening a message

There is very often a few seconds to several seconds delays betweenI click on a message and seeing it. I notice that often when I click on a message, first a couple of newer messages appear above it ...
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Saving all email headers from a specific folder in a text file (IMAP)

I have an IMAP mail account and would like to export the headers meaning subject, sender, and so on of all emails in a certain folder as a plain text file. For instance the outputted text file should ...
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GNU Emacs Gnus can't connect to gmail IMAP

I'm in the process of configuring Gnus to retrieve emails from my gmail account via IMAP. I have done as recommended at https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/GnusGmail, however I keep on getting errors from ...
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Clean IMAP local cache in Thunderbird

A friend of mine recently switched to Mutt as his mail client (I will, too). I was told by him that Mutt allows to save only mails with some age (maxage's parameter). Also he thinks that at Mutt you ...
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Recover lost address book contacts in Outlook after removing IMAP account

I recently removed an IMAP email account in Outlook 2010. When doing so, I was under the impression that my Outlook contacts were stored locally. But after removal, I noticed the address book was ...
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Thunderbird uses Maildir of MH?

have configured thunderbird to work with IMAP. I pretend to use notmuch to search for my emails, but I need to know if thunderbird uses Maildir or MH mail format? If not, can I can convert thunderbird ...
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Google IMAP Login

I am trying to setup Outlook 2016 with my Google Account (Because I hate using Inbox for my emails and cannot get away from Google's stronghold). Now I have 2 Step Authentication enabled for my ...
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Outlook 2016 IMAP messages not showing in folders

Setup outlook 2016 for a colleague, all folders were synced the 1st time they performed a send & recieve & new messages are being delivered into the "inbox". Sub folders have been created but ...
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Folders in Outlook moving out of the hierachy of the Inbox

Why have my Outlook Inbox sub-folders become folders in their own right? I had a large number of Outlook folders arranged hierarchically, all nested within the Inbox. The hierarchy suddenly changed ...
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Best way to sort email into folders

I have an email account that I access over IMAP, there's a folder called MailingLists on it which contains mails from various mailing lists I'm subscribed to. There're dozens of thousands of messages ...
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Thunderbird IMAP server change

Our service provider recently changed servers. After doing the update lost all subfolders - even though i can see them on the computer, and when i direct the directory to it, still doesn't show in ...
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How to *NOT* snyc READ status over IMAP clients?

Is it possible to NOT snyc READ flag or status in Outlook 2013/2016 over various IMAP clients, accessing and reading same e-mail account?
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How can I force Thunderbird to compact my IMAP folder after running filters?

I have a bunch of Thunderbird emails that distribute my email from my Inbox to a bunch of IMAP and local folders. Unfortunately, since this is IMAP, no message is actually moved: messages get copied ...
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Thunderbird: Deleting attachments while preserving email does not work

In order to save disc/server space, I want to delete the attachments of my emails (using IMAP) without deleting the message itself. Using Thunderbird, I am aware of the built-in function that can be ...
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Delete threads not containing emails from me

I'm looking clear out unneeded mail. Most of my mail originates from publicly archived mailing lists, so I only want to keep threads I've contributed to. I'm looking for a tool or solution that will ...
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How can I configure IMAP email accounts in Outlook with just a PST file?

I thought that was impossible, but I am mantaining a family of PCs from an enterprise, and they are configured as IMAP with only PST files. PCs are Windows 7/8 with Outlook 2010. Each PC has two ...
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osTicket installation issues

I tried to install osTicket on Debian 8 32-bit, but php5-imap, imap and php5enmod didn't install, and that affected the functioning of this application. I need help resolving this issue. When I tried ...
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How to Synchronize Full Content of Mail Account and Local Directory via IMAP?

Is there tool which facilitates one-way synchronization of a mail account's content (accessible via IMAP) and a local directory? For example: An email with attachment is received - then that email is ...
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Windows 10 Mail Client Connected to GMail Account Has Ghost Mail in Inbox. How to Remove?

I'm using the Windows 10 Mail client on my laptop to connect via IMAP to my GMail account. In the course of trying to move an email from the Inbox to another folder, Mail hung up so I tried a couple ...
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Outlook [800CCCD2-0-0-322] with hMailServer

This is not a question, but rather an answers to others who might get the same problem. I found the Outlook 2013 IMAP synchronization error [800CCCD2-0-0-322] to be related to e-mails being too large....
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Configuration Courier Mail Server

I installed on ajenti V on vps server with ubuntu 15.10. The panel is working fine. I installed the plugin ajenti-v-mail, which established exim and courier. I set up a mail and it works well on ...
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Auto Archive Email for IMAP linked account

I have a user that has 11 GB of email. It is from 12 years of use. He is accessing his email via IMAP and Outlook 2010. When synchronizing folders it takes forever. I would like to speed up the ...
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Can I move/copy a rule from the client to the server using Outlook 2016 for Mac

I have rules working great on Outlook 2016 (for Mac), but I accidentally set one of them up client side. Is there a way to move the rule server side? Makes no difference if I only look at my email in ...
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Can't configure Gmail account in Thunderbird - Configuration could not be verified

I've been using Thunderbird with Gmail for ages now and recently switched to Windows 10. I installed Thunderbird and set up my Gmail account on it, no problem. It's been working like a charm. This ...
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2 IMAP accounts, but only 1 saves 'sent' messages

I have set up 2 accounts (Outlook 2013), both IMAP on different servers. One has a sent folder, where a copy of all sent messages is saved. The other has an outbox but doesn't save sent messages. All ...
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Mail for Mac not showing IMAP folders

When connecting the Mail application to an IMAP account: I’m only able to see the inbox. The list of available folders to subscribe to is empty. Software details: Mac OS X 10.9.5 Mail Version 7....
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SASL fails to auth against LDAP

So I am running into a whirlwind of issues with my cyrus install. I am setting up a multi-domain kolab groupware solution. I am on centos 6.7 I am getting this flooding my error logs when I try to ...
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Incorrect password on latest version, works on ESR, msmtp doesn't work

I can't login to my work mail server using the latest Thunderbird version (38.2.0), but it works with the ESR 17.0.11 version. The message that I get is something like "incorrect username or password" ...
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Thunderbird keeps downloading old emails

Microsoft live.com email use POP3. So e.g. I get new email, I read it and delete. Thunderbird checks for new mails 5 minutes later and redownloads same email I just read 5 minutes ago and deleted it. ...
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Moving message from trash to inbox causes message to get lost in Thunderbird

Thunderbird 38.1.0 When I delete an email message from my inbox it goes to trash folder. If I try to move it back to the inbox it just disappears. I can not find it anywhere. I can move messages ...
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Test authentication credentials in imaps without manual typing

In terminal I call: openssl s_client -crlf -connect outlook.office365.com:993 Then I get nice prompt: * OK The Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 service is ready. And then I can simply type: a login ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Download old IMAP emails using POP3 in Outlook 2013

I have a web/email hosting account with emails configured in outlook. I recently realised that I had accidentally configured Outlook 2013 to use IMAP instead of POP3 when I received a notification ...