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

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How to switch incoming & outgoing mail servers in Postbox Express after switching hosts?

I recently had all my websites switched over to another host. I have e-mails associated with each website, and I'm using Postbox Express. You'd think it would be easy, but for the life of me, I ...
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Can I run Cyrus Imap as a different user?

My MTA runs under vmail:vmail, and I'd like to set Cyrus Imap to run as the same user:group so that I can keep permissions simple. I didn't see anything about changing user/uid/gid while browsing man ...
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get mutt delete behavior to work like apple mail

I am a new mutt user. I would like to have it's delete behavior to be like apple mail. press delete key the mail gets moved to the Trash folder and it sits there. No purge. The screen also immediately ...
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Outlook won't open after email set up

I just got a new workstation and need to set up Outlook for my work email - simple. I go through the wizard, put in all of my info, and successfully connect and send the test messages. When I return ...
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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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Thunderbird gmail IMAP error

I am trying to setup a gmail account in the Thunderbird and I get the following error: Here are the IMAP settings (I have tried it with imap.gmail.com as well and it doesn't work): Here are the ...
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Undelete 100k mails in Gmail [closed]

One of our Gmail accounts has 100k mails in the trash, and all mail in the bin should be recovered. Mail in the trash will be deleted automatically over time. What is the best way to undelete these ...
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Does IMAP support marking as “read by another user”?

I'm sharing an IMAP mailbox with another person. So we both have IMAP clients, in order to read mail messages and post some. However, when I read a message, its state is set to "seen" (or "read"), ...
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Postfix / Dovecot Mail appears in logs, but not in its respective folder

I'm currently trying to set up Postfix with Dovecot, but something does not seem to work the way it should be. For some reason, mails I sent to my mail account appear in the logs, but do not become ...
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import Imap files and folders to gmail account on ubuntu

sorry if I am not clear enough, but I don't know all the terms because I am new to this field. And sorry for my English. As backup I have all emails from the old provider in form of many folders and ...
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Move thousands of thunderbird mail to outlook.com

I'm trying to move my 12+ years of email to one cloud account on outlook.com for ubiquitous access and searchability. It's scattered in 10+ accounts in a Thunderbird client. About 40.000 msgs. I've ...
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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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Marking automatically moved to folders (using rules) messages as Unread in Outlook 2010 / Gmail

When using outlook 2010 and Gmail / IMAP using a rule to move a message to a folder also marks it as read. There is a previous question on this topic but no answers that work for me. The first answer ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 IMAP server alert

I keep getting this pop up alert in MS Outlook 2013: "Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: cannot move folder into nonexistent folder" I have no idea how to fix this. Apparently I ...
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Downloading 15gb+ worth of emails from gmail via imap without triggering account suspension

Im switching my email client (from mac mail to airmail) ive got a gmail account i want to move over this account is running on Google Apps for Business and is c. 15gb in size. I want to setup this ...
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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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How do I make deleted emails go to the Outlook Trash, not just Gmail trash?

I use Outlook 2013 with four email accounts on my notebook computer (Windows 8.1). For three of the accounts, every email I delete is sent to a Trash or Deleted folder in Outlook where I can recover ...
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Why does Google call Thunderbird “less secure”?

I've never had problems using Gmail with Thunderbird yet, but while trying to use a free software client for Google Talk/Chat/Hangout I've discovered that, according to Google's document on "less ...
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Use IMAP and fetchmail to download messages not seen locally

I have my email stored on a server and I read it from a couple of devices (usually either my smartphone or laptop). I often view messages on my phone but want to respond on my laptop if a longer ...
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Cyrus-Imap: cyradm: cannot authenticate to server with as cyrus

I'm a begginer in IMAP. When i do cyradm --user cyrus localhost, i get: [root@SRD-GrupoG-Server lib]# cyradm --user cyrus localhost IMAP Password: Login failed: generic failure at ...
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Outlook 2013 Inbox synchronizes but does not download email

My inbox in Outlook 2013 synchronizes, but no emails are downloaded. Other folders download fine. I tried the "workaround that always works" in another thread (WORKAROUND THAT ALWAYS WORKS) 4. If ...
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Import existing Outlook email into IMAP server

A client of mine had several issues with their previous host. I offered them hosting for both their website and email, unfortunately all the backups of the website have been removed by the old host. ...
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Why would one prefer POP3 over IMAP in outlook

I've seen 2 different experienced administrators - who don't know each other - configure Outlook for their customers to use POP3, even tough IMAP was available. What are good reasons to use POP3 ...
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How do I configure Mail to download my messages via IMAP/Gmail?

I've configured Mail to access Gmail via IMAP. I've also configured Gmail, in it's settings, to limit each IMAP folder to only download 1000 of each folder. The problem is that I have a folder that ...
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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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Thunderbird hanging on 'Sending login information' with Gmail IMAP

We have a couple of Windows 7 desktops running the latest version of Thunderbird. They are trying to connect to Gmail via IMAP, which has worked fine up until today. One of the desktops now seems to ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 not uploading new folders to IMAP

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2013 with IMAP. I have made many folders in Outlook to archive the e-mails to the right project. But Outlook isn't uploading these new folders anymore. When i use ...
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Is Exchange faster than IMAP?

I have subscribed to a new email provider that provides both "Exchange" and IMAP. I am familiar with IMAP so I configured it on OS X Mail (Mail.app), but it is extremely slow, with occasional ...
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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 ...
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How can I store old emails outside of my IMAP account?

I have a bunch of old mails in my inbox. I access it via Microsoft Outlook using the IMAP protocol. My server space is running out :(. I want to keep the old mails available and searchable and easy ...
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Outlook - Send email without receiving new messages

I'm using Outlook 2013 via IMAP, and would like it to send emails immediately (or with a small delay), but only receive emails when I explicitly want to check for them. I've tried Disabling Scheduled ...
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How to automatically move mail from POP account to IMAP account using mutt

I have two mailboxes, one that is accessible exclusively via POP3 (user@pop.com) & a second one that supports IMAP (user@imap.com). The SMTP server that belongs to the IMAP account can send mail ...
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Converting from pop to imap

I have an ipad, and ipad air and a gateway desktop computer. I would like all 3 devices to be identical when in outlook. I am using outlook 2007. I am told I have to swith from pop to imap in ...
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Instant Search not working on IMAP folders Outlook 2013

I have 3 IMAP accounts and two POP accounts set up in Outlook 2013. Instant Search works perfectly on the POP accounts and Search works on all accounts but in the IMAP mailboxes when I type something ...
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IMAP mail server for Linux

I have several mail accounts and it bothers me that my set of filtering rules are only applied on the client side. For example, if I receive a mail while I'm on my laptop, the filtering rules ...
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Stop thunderbird from re downloading messages after profile move

I have email account setup with IMAP and local folder synchronization. Recently I moved my profile to a new machine and when it starts up it keeps re downloading the messages in the local folder. I ...
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Emulate an LDAP-Authentication based on IMAP

Is there a way to emulate a LDAP-Server while in the background authenticate against an IMAP-Server? Explanation: I'm running some services in in our local network like Git, SVN, Seafile and ...
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Import saved email into IMAP folder

I accidentally deleted an email and then mis-clicked on it in the trash folder, deleting it permanently (Mail on iOS). I managed to log onto another machine with an open IMAP client (Thunderbird) ...
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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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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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“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 ...