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

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Can't See All Folders In Outlook 2013 Or Mozilla Thunderbird While Using The POP Protocol

I have an unlimited business email account with GoDaddy. I have tried logging in with both Outlook 2013 and Mozilla Thunderbird with the POP(3?) protocol, but I am only able to see folders like Inbox, ...
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MS Outlook (IMAP) - random sent location

I have a few computers with Outlook 2010 configured to work with the IMAP server. On the all of them in the account options I've set it to store sent items in the sent folder on the IMAP server. The ...
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Is it possible to proxy IMAP connections to an Exchange server?

At work, they have an MS Exchange Server which I have no control over. It doesn't have IMAP connection support configured, nor Outlook Web Access (as far as I can tell). I read that Evolution supports ...
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Given one can IMAP upload emails to Gmail, how can one prove gmail content is original?

Given that one can upload emails to gmail via IMAP, via methods such as: http://email.about.com/od/gmailtips/qt/How_to_Import_Mail_from_Mozilla_Thunderbird_in_Gmail.htm Is there a method to prove ...
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Convenient way to remove html part of multipart/alternative messages on imap server

Is there a convenient way to remove the text/html part of multipart/alternative messages (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIME#Alternative) on an imap server, creating a non-multipart text/plain ...
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Deleted IMAP account/Personal folder… safe to delete *pst files?

I recently deleted IMAP accounts in Outlook 2007 as well as a Personal Folder that was no longer essential. (Just in case I repented of that decision, the Personal Folder was backed up and transferred ...
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Outlook: Default calendar for meeting request

I have Outlook 2013 and it synchronizes two calendars from outlook.com. Now, I am receiving meetings requests via email from another IMAP account. How can I choose, which calendar will be the ...
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IMAP Saves All Emails to “/var/mail/user”

I've got the courier-imap-ssl package installed and running alongside sendmail on a Linux box. However, I'm having a problem. I've changed the mail directory using MAILDIRPATH=/path/to/email/dir in ...
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mbsync push mail from slave to master

I want to use mbsync for automatic restore deleted messages on IMAP server. When I try to push mbsync -H myaccount - nothing happens. Local mails stiil on slave. How to use mbsync for pushing?
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Outlook 2010 IMAP Account - Sent Messages sometimes going to wrong Sent folder

We just switched to a new mail server and switched all users to IMAP accounts from POP. I deleted all the POP accounts, but kept the PST so that the users can reference it. One user reports that ...
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IMAP losing e-mails on sync

I have two instances of Outlook 2013 (separate machines) connecting to IMAP mailbox. Steps to reproduce are: Delete one message from instance 1 In a few hours start instance 2 and delete different ...
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Can I change the Thunderbird SMTP, POP3 and IMAP server setting editing some file?

I'm right now in a massive email migration to Google Application (GMail). I must change all the server settings in each Thunderbird client of all my users. I have the Administrator password of each ...
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Outlook 2013 Multiple Accounts

I have initially created one IMAP mail account in Microsoft Outlook 2013. Which works fine. Both inbox and sent items sync with mail server details. However when I add another additional IMAP mail ...
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Can I use GMail to load my IMAP emails and still have access to it directly along with GMail?

I am trying to use my GMail as my web mail client and have it read my emails from my personal account (IMAP). The problem is that I have both accounts configured on my iPhone, will this cause ...
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In Outlook 2013, the reading pane does not display images correctly for most emails (but does for some)

I am running Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 on Windows 7 Enterprise. When I click on an email in the list of messages, the preview of the message in the reading pane usually will not show the images ...
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Centos - How to install an SMTP server, POP3 and IMAP to send email to Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, Live, Yandex? [closed]

i have a CentOS 6.4 in mediatemple.net, i need send email to Gmail, Hotmail, etc. I tried installing postfix, sendmail, dovecot, cyrus, procmail, spamassassin, etc., and even does not work because ...
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Fast gmail client program [closed]

This is a seemingly simple problem. I want to access my gmail mail account using some other client than googles web interface. Sounds easy right? Gmail supports IMAP so any email client should work. ...
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ThunderBird does not sync moved mails

I could not find anyone with this issue... I use Outlook and ThunderBird equally on a Office365-Exchange-Mail-Account. When I move one mail from one folder to another than it also does on outlook. ...
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Can't delete multiple superfluous draft folders in Outlook 2013

The problem: On one of 6 email accounts I am accessing using Outlook 2013 is hoarding drafts folders. And when I try to delete one or more of the drafts folders it is recreated at once. I have 1 ...
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Configure Ubuntu Server VPS to send mail without going to spam

I have installed and configured Postfix on a VPS. I have managed to get it so I can send and receive mail. However every time I send mail from It, it get's marked as spam and was wondering how I ...
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OfflineIMAP How to move email from GMail to another IMAP service?

I've been using OfflineIMAP with Gmail and it works pretty well. Now I want to move to another email service and remove all my emails from Gmail. How can use OfflineIMAP to transfer all my emails to ...
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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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How to configure all the special IMAP folders in Outlook?

Using different versions of Outlook with an IMAP mail account I have found how to configure Outlook 2007 to use particular folder for sent mail (but not any more). I have also found how to specify the ...
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Email rules on the email client vs on the server [closed]

I recently switched to Windows Live Mail and I found out that it doesn't support adding rules for IMAP accounts. Without talking about how absurd this is (especially because WLM does support rules ...
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Single Email Address - Multiple Readers of Inbox

I've setup an email address for a new website and now I need it to be able to be accessed by multiple users who can setup the email account on their computer and read the Inbox. Some users use Mac ...
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Bizarre IMAP issue with Outlook 2013

Have a client that is using Outlook 2013 with a GoDaddy hosted IMAP email account. This was recently setup and they created a number of new folders by right clicking on the left side near Inbox and ...
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Outlook IMAP folder out of sync

I am running Outlook 2013, which I (sometimes) use to read my IMAP email. However, I can see using the server-based mail reader (squirrelmail) that Outlook is not properly syncing my Inbox folder - ...
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Transfer multiple emails from an IMAP server to GMail?

Is there a good way of transfering an IMAP directory structure and their emails to GMail? (imap) I moved from my own IMAP server to Google Apps Business earlier this week and I'd need to transfer a ...
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With exim4 and notmuch, should .Archive be a file or a folder?

I'm following The Hacker's Replacement for Gmail, using (as suggested) Debian 7 on a VPS. If I configure it for "normal" IMAP I can successfully receive email into INBOX. So I'm doing something ...
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Thunderbird import to Gmail excludes many emails

What could cause an import to Gmail in Thunderbird to exclude many (i.e., more than 1000 emails not copied in a folder with 1284 emails) that were in the original account? I am imagining things like ...
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How can I store email on my LAN and allow client-agnostic access?

I have a larger than typical LAN with multiple versions of Windows, Ubuntu, and multiple types of devices (PC's, tablets/phones, appliances, etc.). I want to create a centralized mail "repository" to ...
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In a Gnus IMAP group, can I mark an item read and expirable at the same time?

The various "read" marks all seem to be mutually exclusive, such that I cannot do this. When talking to the Gmail IMAP server, Gnus' "expirable" mark will archive an item out of my inbox, but also ...
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Can Dovecot IMAP automatically create Maildir folders for new (virtual) users?

everyone. I am learning to set up a dovecot home IMAP server using a virtual Ubuntu 12.04 machine. My intention is eventually to have a home server that uses POP3 to take email from several addresses ...
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How to set up an email account for more than one user

I have created an email account for a production team like this: the-team@example-team.com. Every team-member has set it up as an account on their smartphone using IMAP. My problem is that when new ...
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Sync Gmail, Google Contacts, Google Calendar with Microsoft Exchange

At my work we only use Microsoft Exchange. As I hate Outlook and much prefer Google's services, I'd like to be able to sync my email, calendar, and contacts to a Gmail account. It looks like Google ...
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Feasibility of transferring email from Yahoo to GMail using IMAP and PC email client

A friend of mine wants to move from Yahoo to GMail. I've had a search on the web, and most of the articles seem from some time ago and/or might not work. I wonder if anyone could comment on whether ...
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The simplest way to set up a secure, IMAP, email server? [closed]

I would like to get rid of Google as an email provider, and set up a complete email solution on my dedicated server. The issue: I wish the setup to be as simple as possible, so that it wouldn’t be a ...
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How to make Thunderbird play nice with Google mail

Thunderbird and gmail aren't exactly the best of friends. Gmail's labels mean that Thunderbird often downloads multiple copies of a single mail. Anything tagged in gmail will appear in a folder ...
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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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How can I implement server-side email filter rules based on address book that moves incoming messages to a folder?

I have a lot of assorted email being sent to my pobox.com address for various reasons. I want to find a way to continuously filter the incoming messages, so that the ones from news services go to a ...
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IMAP Email Error

IMAP Outlook Error Message I have some IMAP email accounts with some serious issues which neither I or my host GoDaddy can get their heads around. In Outlook 2007, everything was fine, but since ...
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Forward emails to imap folders of a central account

Hope thats not a to silly question, I have very little understanding of email stuff and always avoided it. So what I like to do is have some domain with different emails setup but all emails should ...
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Messages removed from Outlook 2013 are still preset in All Mail folder in Gmail (Google Apps)

Currently I have only 2% free space left on my Gmail account (google apps). That's why I decided to create locally saved archive (.pst file) in my Outlook 2013. All emails older than 24 months were ...
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How to create a rule in Outlook 2010 to move all emails from an IMAP sent folder to local sent folder

How can I create a rule in Outlook 2010 to move all emails from an IMAP sent folder to a local sent folder? So far the closest I've been able to get is to move all emails from the IMAP inbox to the ...
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How can I verify a certificate's fingerprints?

I use gmail with mutt over imap. imaps://imap.gmail.com:993 Today when I launched mutt, it prompted me to reject or accept a certificate. Screenshot: q:Exit ?:Help This certificate belongs to: ...
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Can Live Mail be set to perform operations asynchronously

I have Microsoft Live Mail attached to two different IMAP mail accounts. When I delete a message, the UI sometimes freezes. Is there a way to set Live Mail so such operations do not block the UI?
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Re-download all messages from Gmail into Outlook 2013

I have Outlook 2013 set to sync with my Gmail via IMAP and to include 12 months worth of emails in local storage. This was working fine for the last few weeks and then something happened today and my ...
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Outlook 2013 With GMail Over IMAP is Missing All Mail Folder

When I add my Gmail account to Outlook 2013, I don't see the All Mail folder. I have found a couple forums suggesting the following steps, but following these steps doesn't solve the problem: ...
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Wanderlust doesn't update new messages counter when using with Gmail account

I want to use Wanderlust IMAP client to read my email in Emacs. However, when configured to use with Gmail account it doesn't update number of new messages correctly. Wanderlust's notification ...
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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 ...