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

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Outlook + IMAP + Gmail: Remove duplicated e-mails

I've got a Gmail account with a lot of filters, that sort incoming e-mails by adding labels to them. All of my e-mails have at least one label. When I try to synchronize my Outlook 2010 client with ...
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mutt with gmail imap: send email in background

I'm using mutt with gmail and everything works fine, but it is painfully slow at times. Much of this doesn't seem like it can be avoided, but I wondered if there wasn't a way to queue mail for send ...
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offlineimap: turn idle on

I want to use idle (push email) with my IMAP. I've read about IDLE mode in man, but I can't to turn it on. Is it possible to find some manual about idle feature of offlineimap
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Thunderbird Gmail imap does not immediately sync messages changed on another comp or mobile

This happens often in thunderbird and I do not know how to solve it. I open thunderbird on one pc and sync inbox with gmail. then I do to laptop and open the same gmail imap in Thunderbird. I read ...
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How to - one email address checked by two users

Which protocol should be used when two users (separate computers) want to check one email account - POP3 or IMAP? The problem is when one user deletes an email because they check it but the other ...
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witching from POP3 to IMAP in Sylpheed 3.2.0beta5

I'm trying to switch my account settings from POP3 to IMAP, because I started to use my e-mail account on my smartphone and I want to know which messages I've already read. The problem is I can't do ...
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how to forward outlook server to use thunderbird

my university created an outlook email for me username@university.com i can't see if the email uses pop3 or imap, i have only access to the mailbox, i sign it to it from hotmail.com, i don't want to ...
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Thunderbird 15.0 and Gmail Not Syncing Correctly

Just got done reading these articles: https://support.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/kb/thunderbird-and-gmail#w_configuring-your-gmail-account ...
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Why does courier imap stall on access?

I have the following situation: I have a home server running debian stable that handles my emails. It is a getmei/postfix/courier combination. On my desktop PC I use debian stable with kde and as mail ...
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Switching from POP3 to IMAP, to use mail on multiple devices - a good idea? [closed]

I've been using an email account for a few years, using POP3/Outlook(2010 now). Recently, I've started using email more and more on my mobile devices (Android phone, iPad). For now, they are set to ...
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Some easy way to turn all IMAP -devices silent in the same network while sleeping?

I have different IMAP devices such as Debian laptop, iPad and Android -phone. When I get email, they all start banging. How can I put them to silent mode automatically when I put alarm clock on?
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How to move mailing list mails into correct thread?

I'm subscribed to some mailing lists and every day people reply to a wrong mail (or they don't reply at all), so that their mail lands in the wrong (or a new) thread. I set the mail display in "View ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to automatically move messages?

I have Thunderbird 15. I'd like to automatically move messages from one folder to another. My mail account is an IMAP account. My Blackberry is also connected to the account and when it sends mail, ...
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Why mutt terminates with segmentation error?

I pressed $, in order to sync mailbox, but mutt just quit... In fact mutt dose not quit every time I press $, it only quits sometimes. So how do I figure out the reason why mutt quits? Is this a bug ...
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What do these numbers in mutt stands for?

I am in the o t mode now, which mails mails are sorted according to thread. Why don't the numbers start from 2, then 3?
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gnus nnimap-split-methods is not splitting my mail

I'm trying to use nnimap-split-methods to split incoming mail into different groups, but it's not working. Even with this simple split rule: (setq gnus-secondary-select-methods '((nnimap ...
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Outlook account is correctly set but I am not receiving any emails

I have manually set account for my mail in the outlook. I already have one email from the same domain and it is working normally now I wanted to put 2 more from the same domain and I am going trough ...
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Where can I get POP/IMAP settings for Windows Live Domain emails

I have setup email for my custom domain using Windows Live Domains. I then upgraded from the Hotmail interface to the new Outlook.com interface. I cannot seem to find the POP/IMAP settings to connect ...
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Send mail from iPhone via Gmail (Exchange) sends 'Sent Item' back as 'New Mail'

I have just set up Gmail on my iPhone4 using the Exchange/IMAP method (m.google.com). Everything works great - the only problem I'm having is that when I send a new mail from my iPhone to myself, I ...
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Mail migration: pumping mails into IMAP account

I'm having troubles migrating the email system of our company from an old provider to a new one, call this one FOO. I already created, via control panel, the email addresses and the mailboxes on FOO ...
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Outlook 2010 and IMAP

I have a work Exchange account that sits in Outlook and a personal Google Apps account that I have setup as IMAP. My problem is that without having the IMAP inbox open email doesn't push to ...
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Exchange 2010 migration to an alternate IMAP server

I need some advice and help on how to do a migration AWAY from Exchange 2010 to an alternative IMAP server in the most efficient manner. Basically we have 20 users that are all using MS Outlook 2010 ...
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How can I make Thunderbird IMAP sync moved messages immediately?

I have TB connecting to the IMAP interface of an exchange server. I also have my mail synchronised to the machine for off-line use. When I move a message from the inbox to an archive folder, the ...
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Keeping only message headers on Outlook

I currently have Outlook configured with an IMAP account to download only message headers. The thing is that over the time I have downloaded the body of many messages, as expected, but I would like to ...
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Import e-mail via IMAP into GMail?

I thought GMail had a way to import mail from an old account. Searching a little bit, I found this post from 2009 regarding importing mail into GMail. However, there is no longer an "Accounts and ...
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External IMAP service if your provider sticks to POP3 only?

My email provider refuses to implement IMAP email service. They stick to POP3 and will not change it imho ever. Is there any service which can emulate imap service? I want to attach some service to ...
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How do I copy old emails into a new IMAP account

I am a novice. How can I copy my old emails stored in Outlook 2010 via a POP account onto a new IMAP account that I have setup to replace the old POP account so that I can see all my old emails ...
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FreeBSD jail IMAP/MTA config recommendations

I've got access to my "own" FreeBSD jail. The jail has only basic, unconfigured system, but I have full access to FreeBSD ports, and (jail)root too. Now I need to setup my jail as IMAP/MTA. The ...
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My ISP doesn't support SSL IMAP connections - how can I connect securely using public wifi?

My ISP (Plus.net) doesn't support SSL connections to their IMAP mail servers. This means that when I check my email (from an iPhone or computer) using a public wifi hotspot I am sending my password in ...
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Is there a way to remove duplicate emails from a remote account?

I have a user who has multiple duplicated emails across multiple folders on his IMAP account. How he managed to create them is beyond me, but mine is not to reason why, just to fix it! Can anyone ...
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How can I delete a message form a server via IMAP?

I have conected Thunderbird 13.0 to my Exchange server via IMAP protocol. Now, when I delete email message from Thunderbird, it is removed from Thunderbird, but not from server. Is there a way to ...
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IMAP partial fetch in mutt

The IMAP protocol supports a feature called 'partial fetch', which allows a client to download only a part of a MIME message. This is very useful on slow connections I am using the mutt MUA. I would ...
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Is IMAP (un)subscribe meant to work accross mail clients?

I read my IMAP-mail on different computers/mail clients. I wanted to unsubscribe from the majority of my folders in Outlook. Later, I noticed that on another computer, where I use Thunderbird, I was ...
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Switching from POP to IMAP, but folders have mixed email addresses

After years of using Thunderbird and POP, I am looking to move my mail back to the server and use IMAP to make sync'ing multiple devices easier. The aspects of creating the IMAP user in Thunderbird, ...
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Issues when receiving e-mails from my gmail imap server

I opened my gmail loging in using chrome. I have asked several people to send me test e-mails. These e-mails are delivered in my IMAP inbox folder. When I open outlook 2011 for mac (i have all the ...
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Configuring DNS to resolve one host for email (IMAP) and another for web/FTP/etc

Not sure if this goes here or on serverfault, but here it goes. I have an account with Fastmail where I host my email. So my domain (simulplex.net) currently resolves to that, including WWW as well ...
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Why are my Outlook sent emails “disappearing” from the Sent messages folder?

I'm using Outlook 2007 with IMAP. I've configured sent messages to be put in the server-based "Sent" folder of my IMAP account. When I send emails, the email will briefly appear in the Sent messages ...
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Read .msf/mbox files offline in Thunderbird

I have GMail account set up in Thunderbird 12.0.1 via IMAP. All the emails in it were synchronised to the client long ago. I no longer have access to the GMail account, but the mbox and .msf files are ...
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20GB+ worth of emails in my /home what is a better solution for that?

My email storage requirements are outgrowing anything reasonable with respect to local mail storage. As we speak 99% of my home partition is filled with personal mail in Thunderbirds mail dirs. ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to re-download a corrupted message from the IMAP server?

I have a mail message that is corrupted in Thunderbird, but correct on the IMAP server (which is Gmail). Is it possible for me to tell Thunderbird to discard its copy and re-download it from the ...
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Keep IMAP messages locally when deleted remotely

I use my email from my phone and my computer via IMAP. I want to set something up so that if I delete a message via my phone, my computer will still keep the message locally. For example, assume I ...
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How to go around email forwarding

I have a problem with email forwarding that I want to overcome/go around. My university account has some sort of problem with forwarding. It just denies it. The people responsible have been trying to ...
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Single interface for multiple email accounts

I have multiple e-mail accounts (about 10) and multiple devices I use to access mail from those accounts. It is very inconvenient to setup everything on each device and keep everything in sync. Is ...
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Thunderbird only downloading for offline use one message, not the many 100s in the folder

I want to archive the many 100s of emails in folders on my IMAP account using Thunderbird. I was able to do it for one folder earlier, but now T-bird is only downloading 1-2 messages per folder. ...
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Remove email's labels in Gmail using ThunderBird?

I'm using ThunderBird 3 for the first time and it has done synced my mailbox through IMAP. Can anyone tell me how to remove an email's label in Gmail using ThunderBird?
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Is there IMAP Mail Retrieval Agent (MRA) solution that caches 'seen' messages?

I wish to find an MRA which will only download mail it hasn't previously downloaded (regardless of IMAP 'seen' flag) and pass them to a Mail Delivery Agent (MDA). I wish to use a remote IMAP server ...
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Move mail from specific address to an inbox folder

Is there a way I can set up my mail to automatically move to a specific inbox folder depending on the source address? EDIT: I'm using thunderbird specifically. Mac, Windows, and Linux. from address: ...
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Converting IMAP to POP3

I would like to set my settings on Microsoft Windows Hotmail to allow me to change from IMAP to POP3. I'm trying to change a setting where all my university emails have been downloaded to my Outlook ...
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Ubuntu server: Trouble setting up Courier-IMAP server

I'm running Ubuntu server 11.10 and trying to set up an IMAP server with Courier-IMAP. I followed guide here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Courier which is basically nothing more than apt-get ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to reload IMAP folder structure

Whenever I create a new label in my Gmail account, this creates a new IMAP folder. Sadly, that new folder does not show up in Thunderbird unless I restart Thunderbird. This is not specific to Gmail. ...