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

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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 ...
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How to apply automatic message filters to subfolders, too?

Thunderbird's message filters (Tools → Message Filters…) seem to only fire on Inbox automatically. If you want to filter on subfolders, you'd have to start this filter manually (Tools → Run Filters on ...
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How can I stop Outlook 2013 pop-up alerts

The other day I tried to send an attachment that was too large using my GMail account via Outlook 2013. Now every couple of minutes I get these popups that say: Your IMAP Server wants to Alert ...
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Getting IMAP push notifcations to work in Outlook 2013?

Surprisingly I can't find much about this. Basically, in Outlook 2013 (or Windows Live Mail 2012 too), if I have more than one account (an IMAP and exchange, in my case), I don't always get new mail ...
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IMAP: Export addresses of all receivers

I'm trying to get a way to export all the addresses in Sent email folders of some IMAP accounts. The goal is to export the emails to CSV, TXT, whatever... I just need them stored somewhere else. Is ...
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Gmail & Outlook 2007 (Flagging Gmail in Outlook creating 4 tasks)

I recently setup my gmail/imap account in outlook 2007. When I flag an email for follow up, it creates 4 copies in my task menu of the same item. When I check off the flag from one of the messages, ...
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Move to Local Trash when deleting IMAP messages in Thunderbird

I have tried to find a solution for this for a while now without luck. Wanted to check if there already is an add-on or easy hack before I attempt to write my own. In my opinion this must be quite a ...
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How can I combine Popfile (SMTP) with custom email processing rules on Dovecot?

I host my own mail server using Postfix and Dovecot on a virtual ubuntu server. In order to keep on top of my inbox, I use Popfile on the server to sort emails into categorized folders in my IMAP ...
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Is there a way to empty trash and compress a folders on all of my Thunderbird IMAP accounts with a single click?

OK, actually that will take clicks: one click for emptying the trash, and the second click to compress the folders. I want to do this on all my IMAP accounts in Thunderbird, so I don't have to do it ...
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Multiple IMAP accounts in Outlook

I have 3 different IMAP accounts defined on my Outlook 2007, They are all listed on the left hand side and I can switch between them, the default one is 'Account1' The problem is that when I'm in ...
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Thunderbird IMAP INBOX file is huge

Using Thunderbird 17 with an IMAP account set to keep mail offline. Works great. Except that in order to keep my mail, Thunderbird maintains one enormous file called "INBOX". For an account of mine ...
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How can I archive my emails in Thunderbird to monthly archive folders?

I'm using x64 Linux Mint 13 (Maya), which is based on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). The current version of Thunderbird installed is 17.0.2. My goal is to archive my messages into custom folders that are a) ...
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Remove “deleted” flag from IMAP messages

I use a Microsoft Exchange 2010 email server and a Mozilla Thunderbird client. One day I selected a large part of my inbox and mistakenly pressed a keyboard shortcut which (I presume) marked the ...
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remove “deleted” flag from IMAP messages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove “deleted” flag from IMAP messages I use a Microsoft Exchange 2010 email server and a Mozilla Thunderbird client. One day I selected a large part of my inbox and ...
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Get link to an IMAP mail from within Thunderbird?

When dragging&dropping a mail from Thunderbird to e.g. Firefox, a link for the mail (in the address bar of firefox) is displayed. Any way to get this link from within Thunderbird? (One can use ...
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How to export mail folders using dovecot

I have an IMAP mailaccount, whereby the IMAP server is dovecot 2.0. Now I want to synchronize only some of the folders in my account. Some mail clients (e.g., Mac Mail) do not support selecting ...
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Mac Mail Get Unexpected Email Address When Config Email by .mobileconfig File

I want to simplify e-mail account configuration on Mac OS, after a lot Googling I think this work can be done by generating a template profile file (.mobileconfig) from iPCU and deploying this ...
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POP/IMAP collector for OS X Lion Server

Is there a way to have OS X Lion server pick up mails and distribute them among it's local users? I have a catch-all mailbox at the provider and am looking for a little program that could check every ...
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Outlook '10 hangs often, IMAP sync

We have 3 employees using IMAP to sync with their Desktop and Android Phones. Two are using 70% of their accounts storage, another is using 80%. They all have similar counts on folder structure, etc. ...
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Moving email to new server (imap)

I would like to know what the best solution is to move imap emails from one server, to another. Both my sevrers do not support any migration tools. I was told to download it to my local mchine using ...
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Recover deleted IMAP e-mails

IMAP mirrors the local machine with the mailserver. When e-mails are deleted on the server, they'll also disappear on the client. When this happens, is there any way to recover them within Microsoft ...
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How to send email from IMAP-synonym?

Recently, I have set up a webmail account at gmx.com. This is a simple webmail with IMAP capabilities. I have Thunderbird installed on my computer and I can use it to read my webmail with IMAP. This ...
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Push entire account from one IMAP server to another IMAP server

My institution recently reshuffled our email accounts. I'm forced to shift years worth of carefully currated email (= more chaos than a 3 year old's birthday party) from IMAP account_old to IMAP ...
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Quickstep in Outlook 2013 Gmail IMAP account doesn't execute “mark as read” instruction

I am using Office 2013, and I have a Gmail account set up via IMAP. I have created an "Archive" quickstep in Outlook with 2 instructions: mark item as read move to folder "All Mail" If I execute ...
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Imap-stars not visable in outlook

I have an Exchange-server and two email-clients: an Outlook 2010 and Thunderbird. If I click to star a message in Thunderbird, this star is not visible in Outlook (nowhere). The same happens is I use ...
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Outlook 2010 IMAP account - send on behalf

So I was looking for a possibility to manage the mail distribution of online shops, newsfeeds, etc. and have a nice solution via distribution groups aka. alias addresses. In example, I register an ...
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How do I disable certain folders from appearing in my IMAP client when using Gmail?

I'm using the newest version of Gmail, as far as I know, and there used to be the option in Settings -> Labels that said "Show in IMAP" next to label/folder names. This option is no longer there, ...
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Work firewall blocking Gmail IMAP port

My work has a very over protective firewall. We use Google Apps for our email and so can access the web interface just fine. I use my laptop at work however (MacBook connected via WiFi through my ...
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Tagging E-Mails via several mail clients

Thunderbird provides the ability to tag emails with keywords. This also works in IMAP folders. How does thunderbird do this? As far as I can see, the source code of the mail does not contain the ...
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Advanced imap search with alpine?

I am using alpine since a few days and I am very happy with the IMAP functionality and the terrific speed. The only frustration is that the W search (whereis) isn't as powerful (and probably not meant ...
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How can i download current emails on server using outlook

A friend of mine used to read all his email using the squirrel webmail client and now he wants to start using outlook. The problem is that when we configured the client with imap, none of the ...
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dovecot imap ssl certificate issues

i have been trying to configure my dovecot imap server (version 1.0.10 - upgrading is not an option at this stage) with a new ssl certificate on ubuntu like so: $ grep ^ssl /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf ...
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How do I make all my IMAP folders siblings (instead of children) of Inbox?

My mail account (IMAP) has this folder structure in Thunderbird: Inbox Drafts Sent Junk Trash various custom folders … As you can see, all folders are actually sub-folders of "Inbox". However, ...
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Why is my .thunderbird folder so big?

This is absolutely horrifying. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I just found out my .thunderbird folder under my user home directory is 7.4 Gigabytes... However I'm pretty sure I'm using IMAP for all my ...
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outlook.com on thunderbird using IMAP only without using pop3 - > GMAIL -> IMAP technique [closed]

After lot of attempt I found one username which is simple on outlook.com. so was wondering is there any way using any workaround to access outlook.com using IMAP on thunderbird. Currently I have POP3 ...
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How can I remove accounts from Outlook 2007 without deleting emails?

I have been using a POP email account from bluehost.com and I just switched to Google Apps. The email address is staying the same. I tried to go in and edit the server settings but the account type it ...
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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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Switching 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 ...