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

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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 ...
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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 ...