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

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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 ...
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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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How do I simulate multiple pop3, imap and SMTP connections?

I need to test at what point does the mail server stop responding and am hence looking for a tool I can use on Windows and *Nix that will allow me to simulate multiple connections. Is there a way to ...
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Is it possible to retrieve imap emails from a copied outlook email account?

I need help! I set up my Outlook email account to IMAP and am very happy with it. Except I copied the account to have access on my laptop as well. When I did that it sucked all of my emails onto my ...
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IMAP and POP emails

Sorry if this is a stupid question but never really dived into POP and IMAP before.. I have a client who's a lawyer, she checks emails on her laptop, phone and computer.. however sometimes she gets ...
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Switching from POP3 to IMAP

My email host supports both POP3 and IMAP retrieval, and for years, I've been using POP3 in Thunderbird to retrieve my email. I'd like to switch to IMAP so that messages can be easily stored on the ...
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How do I import/recover/repair an Outlook 2013 .ost file into a new instance of Outlook 2013?

Note: This is not a Microsoft Exchange problem, but an Outlook 2013 one, and even though it might seem as a duplicate of a previously asked one, please pay attention to the end of the post. A little ...
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Migrating From My IMAP Servers to Google

Now that a lot of my email is read on mobile devices, it's expensive for my phone or iPad to check scads of IMAP accounts. I have these accounts arranged as you might expect: / /some-folder ...
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Dovecot and thunderbird deleting and syncing

I want move towards using my own mail server, so I picked Dovecot. I plan on using thunderbird to retrieve my mail using IMAPS. I have never used either of the software, so my questions are a bit ...
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Thunderbird, IMAP, Delete a message and move it to local Trash

How can I AUTOMATICALLY move a deleted IMAP message to my LOCAL Trash instead of IMAP Trash? Thunderbird 17.0.3. [ Message Filters only work on incoming mail. Tools > Account Settings > Server ...
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Multiple email accounts and multiple projects in Outlook - POP3 or IMAP?

I have multiple email accounts, with different organizations, on different servers. I presently manage them as POP3 accounts with Outlook 2010 (Windows) - but switching between machines is becoming a ...
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Why does mail deleted in Thunderbird still show up in outlook.com?

I deleted about 2000 emails in Thunderbird, which is now nice and clean, but they are all still visible on the outlook.com web portal client. I have Thunderbird configured using IMAP settings. I have ...
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Keep folders local to machine when using imap on thunderbird

We have an email account that we use as a team.. team@example.com (running on google apps for business), we all connect to the account via imap, using a mixture of mac mail and thunderbird. One ...
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IMAP constantly loses connection and seems unable to remember password

Outlook 2010 (and Thunderbird - see Update 3) has been working fine for a while, but all of a sudden it has been re-prompting for a username and a password and despite it being correct, continues to ...
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Outlook 2013 IMAP synchronizing every second + error 800CCC0F-0-0-560

I've configured an IMAP account in Outlook 2013 which, at first, behaves just fine. It syncs the inbox and fetches about 2mb of messages. New messages arrive promptly in the inbox, all seems well. ...
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Outlook 2013 + Gmail leads to many messages in drafts even after it is sent

I've added my Gmail to Outlook 2013 via IMAP. Now whenever I compose an email, if I let it wait for a while, it saves a copy to my IMAP drafts folder. However, when I send the message, the message ...
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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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How to show my replies in threads when checking gmail with mutt via imap?

With my local maildir, I acomplish this by storing replies in the same folder as mail received. But Gmail stores sent and received messages in separate folders (labels). I've tried setting spoolfile ...
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POP and IMAP E-Mail from the same 2010 Outlook

I am using Outlook 2010. I normally run two e-mail accounts, one personal, and other business. both have been POP accounts. My business e-mail just changed from POP to IMAP. Now I hav one POP and one ...
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How do I permanently delete emails from the server and keep a local copy? (IMAP, Outlook 2010)

I've set up an IMAP account with outlook 2010. When I delete emails in Outlook they are moved to the 'deleted' folder on the server. However, due to limited space I would like to keep a local copy ...
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Outlook / Gmail 'too many simultaneous connections' error

I'm just setting up Outlook for Mac, and I'm trying to add a Google Apps application for business email (Gmail). I've set it up correctly (same details worked in Mac mail). But I keep getting two ...
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Office 2013 default IMAP folder mapping

I'm using Outlook 2013 with a standard IMAP Server without XLIST support. As far as I can tell, it's not possible any more to configure the IMAP folder mapping in Outlook 2013. What default folder ...