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

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Import large number of messages from IMAP server to Gmail

Can I easily and quickly import a large number of messages (say, 75k) from one IMAP-enabled email provider to Gmail? Currently, all my archived messages live on Fastmail.fm, but I really miss some ...
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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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Removing IMAP Folders

In my gmail account I have hidden the [IMAP]/Archive, [IMAP]/Drafts labels using the web interface. I've also removed any labels to these folders from any emails I have. The problem is that I still ...
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Disabling sentbox in postfix over Squirrelmail

I have installed POSTFIX over Squirrelmail on CentOS Linux... The services I have ran are: service httpd service ssl service mysql service postfix service saslauthd service dovecot But I want to ...
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Are Microsoft Exchange Personal Archives accessible over IMAP?

I am using IMAP (from Thunderbird) to access my mailbox on a Microsoft Exchange server. The Personal Archives have been configured on the Exchange server. Unfortunately they does not seem to be ...
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What happens if I delete mails in my client (imap)

I have a very small netbook with 16 GB SSD. Thus, I want to delete mails older than one month (using Linux claws-mail, but that's not crucial to the question). The question is, since I'm using IMAP, ...
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Script or method to move email from a POP Inbox to an IMAP Inbox on a headless server

I have cantankerous POP server from a remote legacy system that I can't control or change. My customers' need to receive all these emails on their internal IMAP server so all the office ...
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how to use Gmail tabs with IMAP?

Is there any way to apply an IMAP label to only the messages under the "Primary" tab in my Gmail? I'd like to use a console-based email client like Mutt or Gnus or Wanderlust to reply to messages, ...
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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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Outlook for Mac 2008 & “This message is no longer available on the server”

I recently helped my client to transfer his mailaccount from a Microsoft Outlook 2003 (POP) box to a new, transfered IMAP account. He moved all the mails that where saved on that Outlook 2003 ...
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SSL (imap) doesn't work from some machines - ssl handshake failure - how to narrow down further?

A few days ago our IMAP SSL (port 993) connections stopped working from our home network two Windows 7 PCs in our home network. Two other PCs, one with Windows XP, one also with Win7 professional ...
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How can I change my IMAP e-mail address in Outlook and retain all my emails and folders?

I'm using Outlook 2010. I want to change my e-mail address from name@domain1.com to name@domain2.net. Both e-mail addresses sync with the mail server via IMAP. I can change the email address and ...
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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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Understanding Postfix and Courier IMAP

I'm setting up my own mail server, and I'm very new at this... and I'm getting lost. I need your help in determining some parameters the way I know them already, because the configuration is huge. ...
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Getmail: Can it remove deleted messages?

I understand that getmail can download messages via IMAP. But what about deleted messages? Can I set up getmail to remove deleted messages also from the local disk? Background: I’m looking for a ...
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Mailserver standard filenames? [closed]

I have 3 mailboxes (gmail, 2 from univeristy) and 3 mailclients (apple mail, k9, thunderbird, evolution at work). Getting the clients to work together is a pain in the .... What are the names for ...
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Is it possible to have Thunderbird-like local folders in claws-mail?

I like using claws-mail with an IMAP email account, but I need a way to move mail from my size-limited inbox to a local folder and still be able to search through it. Is this possible using a local ...
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How long will it take for Thunderbird mail settings to take effect?

I have a few IMAP accounts set up in Thunderbird, and some of them are taking up quite a lot of disk space. To save space, I’ve now told it to synchronise only the most recent few days. One guideline ...
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What's the best way to back up all my IMAP mailboxes with Outlook 2013?

I have set up Outlook 2013 through Control Panel (Mail 32bit) [Windows 8] to now store a .PST file in my dropbox folder so I am automatically backed up. However I don't really get how this will work ...
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Cannot connect to pop3 or imap with Dovecot

Connections are refused on my server. Note: I am trying to connect from localhost here. Command I'm trying to use to test: user@hostname:~$ telnet localhost pop3 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... ...
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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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outllook 2010 imap multiple accounts

I use Gmail settings feature to fetch email from a few different accounts to a unique main address. Then I use outlook 2010 to download all that mail with IMAP. the problem is that outlook replies ...
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Delete messages from IMAP

I have a large number of emails in my Rackspace inbox (~560,000 messages totaling 10GB). It wasn't maintained because all mail was being forwarded to a Gmail account (forwarded, while keeping the ...
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How to get Thunderbird to collect addresses from not-already-downloaded IMAP messages?

I've created a new Thunderbird account to work with an IMAP account of mine on some mail server. I have all the message headers downloaded now, not all the bodies, and have read a couple of messages. ...
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Move deleted mails to another folder besides Gmail's trash

I have set up a Gmail account with IMAP at Thunderbird (17.0.9). Everything so far works good. When I delete my mails the are moved under Gmail's Trash But this is something I do not want to happen ...
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Backup “sent mail” folder from gmail to ubuntu

I use gmail, but would like to have a local backup (on a ubuntu machine) of the emails as well. (I do not need two way synchronisation or anything like that, just backup) I already back up all ...
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Access imap sever from gmail through a proxy

In gmail one can read email from different sources as long as the source provide a pop3 access. My university only allow imap access to email. I'm thinking about having a proxy that act as an imap ...
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No new messages in Inbox using Outlook 2013, IMAP, but messages appear in Sent

I'm having a problem similar to this but the provided answer didn't resolve it. Symptoms: Using a non-gmail email service, I've configured IMAP across multiple devices using the same settings and ...
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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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Outlook does not let me to close Gmail folder

I have a Gmail account set up with IMAP in Outlook 2010. Something went wrong awhile back. Gmail does not download (or synchronize) unless I click on the main folder to open the folder hierarchy and ...
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Copy large amount of mail from one IMAP account to another (Outlook user)

One of my clients wants to consolidate their domains into one umbrella domain, which also means that they want to COPY all mail from multiple IMAP accounts, to their new single IMAP account. It is ...
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Moving ~11GB mail from PST to Outlook.com via IMAP?

I'm looking for any possible solutions for migrating about eleven gigs of email from an Outlook PST to Outlook.com. There are hundreds (possibly thousands) of folders and subfolders that need to be ...
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Possible to mimic Public Folders with shared IMAP email account?

Our small firm of 7 employees has pop3 email accounts and no mail server. So, our emails are delivered to each Outlook email client. The individual Outlook PST files are saved and backed up on a file ...
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Outlook 2013 keeps asking for credentials when adding new account

I wanted to add an IMAP account to Office Outlook 2013 (university account) and when "Testing the account" (sending a test email) the programme keeps asking me for my credentials. No matter if I check ...
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Use IMAP and POP3 at the same account

I have always used POP3 with my notebook and GMAIL account. Now I will have 2 notebooks, one at work and one at home, and I would like my email to be sincronized. If I send an email in work I would ...
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My imap account occasionally gives a timeout error

I've got a few email addresses setup in Apple Mail. An iCloud address, one of my internet provider and one of my hosting company. The last one is giving me problems. Every now and then when I go to ...
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DAVMail for Lotus Notes

My company uses Lotus Notes (8.5 version of the client). Sigh... Anyway, I've installed the client on Ubuntu and OS X. It works, slowly. It also hogs memory and has no integration with the OS. I'd ...
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Import emails from Claws IMAP cache [closed]

I am trying to import an IMAP account composed of many folders from Claws Mail internal cache. Claws is unfortunately unable to export all the folders by selecting the root account. When checking the ...
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How to block IP for someone who keeps trying to access my mail server?

I recently configured cPanel on my VPS. And today I saw the logs in /var/log/messages showing some IP keeps trying to login and failed: Oct 19 18:10:30 servername dovecot: pop3-login: Aborted ...
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Receive Email using outlook/Windows Mail from your Synology mail server

I got a problem now in the settings in Windows Mail (Outlook) regarding in the POP3 or IMAP. I am sure I didn't set up any POP3 port and IMAP port in our router. And the only thing that I set up in ...
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mozilla thunderbird can receive emails but cannot send (imap/postfix)

i run a dovecot imap server on an ubuntu 8.04 machine (old, i know, but there's no chance of an upgrade any time soon). anyway, all was working smoothly until i rebooted the server the other day and ...
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Rename $label1-5 in Thunderbird so they become tags

Thunderbird stores five special tags as $label1, $label2, ..., $label5 and then internally associates a (somewhat fixed) name to those (Important, Work, ...). In an IMAP context, it syncs these as ...
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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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Cannot drag images from Thunderbird to Word

I have a user who is using Thunderbird 24 (via an IMAP account) and Word 2003. When this user had been using Outlook to access her email, she could just drag images from Outlook to Word. After the ...
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How do I write an imapfilter “does not contain” email rule please?

I've recently installed imapfilter. I have some simple copy and pasted rules that I like, such as this in my config lua file: results = account1.INBOX:contain_from('git@gitosis.mycompany.com') ...
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Can I somehow adapt IMAP connections to Exchange server connections?

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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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 ...