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

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How to get rid of Thunderbird error “[NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: Trash”

Every time I start Thunderbird, I get this error: The current operation on 'Trash' did not succeed. The mail server for account spamspam@gmail.com responded: [NONEXISTENT] Unknown Mailbox: ...
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Sync or export only Thunderbird account settings

There are many (old and not so old) topics about this, but they all deal with synchronizing the whole Thunderbird profile across computers. I am not interested in that, I just want a nice way to ...
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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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How to fix incorrect dates in Apple Mail after migrating from IMAP to Exchange?

My company has just transitioned from an IMAP provider to a Microsoft Exchange server. As part of the transition, I moved all of my old messages from the various IMAP folders into corresponding ...
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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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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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Why can I send but not receive emails?

I have gotten a new email account with the following details: Email address: name@server.com Type: IMAP Incoming/Outgoing mail server: server.com Username: name@server.com ...
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Outlook 2016 Remove Default Account

I setup MS outlook 2016 (from an office 365 install) on a colleagues PC. I mistakenly set it up as POP3 instead of IMAP. I added another account, IMAP this time & removed the default account from ...
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How to set up mutt so that it saves the sent messages to specific remote IMAP folder via bash scripts?

I've installed Zimbra Collaboration Suite on CentOS 7. I need to use mutt to send an email every hour. The problem is whenever my script executes mutt, it does not save the message into specific ...
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My IMAP account occasionally gives a timeout error

I've got a few email addresses setup in Apple Mail. An iCloud address, one of my internet provider and one of my hosting company. The last one is giving me problems. Every now and then when I go to ...
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I can send local email successfully but the recipient does not get the email

I have set up local mail on a domain using CPanel. Using webmail I can send & receive emails successfully. But the recipient of my email does not actually receive the email. I can send / receive ...
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Best way to sort email into folders

I have an email account that I access over IMAP, there's a folder called MailingLists on it which contains mails from various mailing lists I'm subscribed to. There're dozens of thousands of messages ...
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Mutt will not let me save an SSL certificate

I have just set up Mutt to connect to my firm's IMAP and SMTP server. Everything works; but when I launch mutt, I get a warning about the certificate, and am given the option to: (r)eject, accept ...
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Thunderbird IMAP server change

Our service provider recently changed servers. After doing the update lost all subfolders - even though i can see them on the computer, and when i direct the directory to it, still doesn't show in ...
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How to check IMAP folder size in Outlook 2010 or in a standalone tool?

I think thunderbird is able to achieve this but can I check the size of my IMAP folders in Outlook 2010 or via a small program?
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What's the best way to back up all my IMAP mailboxes with Outlook 2013?

I have set up Outlook 2013 through Control Panel (Mail 32bit) [Windows 8] to now store a .PST file in my dropbox folder so I am automatically backed up. However I don't really get how this will work ...
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Selective IMAP emails to gmail. How? [migrated]

I wish to select my new business emails (approx. fifteen) from my personal webmail account at BT Yahoo (with 9,000 emails) and transfer them to my new work gmail account without using forwarding. My ...
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IMAP Email Server Provider [closed]

Looking for an email server provider where I would configure MX records on the domain and set up unlimited accounts via IMAP. Web interface for the email not needed. Just a mail server that can send ...
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Can I configure Thunderbird 3 to refresh the folder list for an Exchange IMAP account?

Background: When used as an IMAP client against Gmail, Thunderbird 3 (may be the case in v2 also, not sure) will refresh it's list of folders (the folders correspond to Gmail labels) when you do ...
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Solution to Windows 10 Mail not correctly recognizing IMAP mail accounts

When setting up a new mail account in the new Windows 10 Mail app, some providers are recognized as POP3 servers automatically, regardless that they offer IMAP as well. This is due to the fact that ...
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How do I resolve the Outlook error 0x80042112: The following e-mail messages on the mail server cannot be downloaded…?

Outlook email receiving was working fine previously, but now this error message is appearing. Task 'xxx@xxx.org.au - Receiving' reported error (0x80042112) : 'The following e-mail messages on ...
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How to *NOT* snyc READ status over IMAP clients?

Is it possible to NOT snyc READ flag or status in Outlook 2013/2016 over various IMAP clients, accessing and reading same e-mail account?
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How can I configure IMAP email accounts in Outlook with just a PST file?

I thought that was impossible, but I am mantaining a family of PCs from an enterprise, and they are configured as IMAP with only PST files. PCs are Windows 7/8 with Outlook 2010. Each PC has two ...
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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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How can I force Thunderbird to compact my IMAP folder after running filters?

I have a bunch of Thunderbird emails that distribute my email from my Inbox to a bunch of IMAP and local folders. Unfortunately, since this is IMAP, no message is actually moved: messages get copied ...
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Thunderbird: Deleting attachments while preserving email does not work

In order to save disc/server space, I want to delete the attachments of my emails (using IMAP) without deleting the message itself. Using Thunderbird, I am aware of the built-in function that can be ...
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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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Delete threads not containing emails from me

I'm looking clear out unneeded mail. Most of my mail originates from publicly archived mailing lists, so I only want to keep threads I've contributed to. I'm looking for a tool or solution that will ...
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osTicket installation issues

I tried to install osTicket on Debian 8 32-bit, but php5-imap, imap and php5enmod didn't install, and that affected the functioning of this application. I need help resolving this issue. When I tried ...
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Auto sync Windows 10 Mail app

I have a problem with Mail app on a Windows 10 system (updated from Windows 8). The sync settings just don't work on any email accounts and (of course) in the calendar app. I can open mail app up and ...
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Migrated onto Exchange but Outlook still using old IMAP server during setup

Merry Christmas Everyone! I decided to migrate from ISP IMAP hosting to Exchange Online. Everything went smoothly and I setup my phone without a hitch. However when it came to setting up Outlook on ...
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No new messages in Inbox using Outlook 2013, IMAP, but messages appear in Sent

I'm having a problem similar to this but the provided answer didn't resolve it. Symptoms: Using a non-gmail email service, I've configured IMAP across multiple devices using the same settings and ...
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Don't show default Outlook Data File (.pst) on startup

You can't remove the default Outlook data file (see here or here). But I don't want that the inbox of the empty data file (only used for storing calendar events, because IMAP can't handle this) is ...
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Outlook 2010 only a few IMAP-Folders showing

A customer of mine has a strange problem. In Outlook 2010 (Home and Business) there are only a few IMAP folders showing up. I tried Right click on Account > Update Folder List and Right click on ...
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How to Synchronize Full Content of Mail Account and Local Directory via IMAP?

Is there tool which facilitates one-way synchronization of a mail account's content (accessible via IMAP) and a local directory? For example: An email with attachment is received - then that email is ...
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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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Import/export or retrieve Thunderbird tags from IMAP server

My experience with tagging IMAP messages in Thunderbird is that those tags will be saved on the server (from what I read they as stored as IMAP keywords), so they are synced, but if you access the ...
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Windows 10 Mail Client Connected to GMail Account Has Ghost Mail in Inbox. How to Remove?

I'm using the Windows 10 Mail client on my laptop to connect via IMAP to my GMail account. In the course of trying to move an email from the Inbox to another folder, Mail hung up so I tried a couple ...
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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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Thunderbird delivering emails to wrong inbox

I have Thunderbird set up to use IMAP on GMail, and I have a whole slew of filters. I have an Inbox, a folder named "important" and about 30 other folders. My first filter moves messages from people ...
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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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How can I get Thunderbird to check subfolders on IMAP?

I have Thunderbird set up to use my Gmail account through IMAP. All works well and good, except for one problem: I have a group of gmail mail filters set up to redirect mail into different labels ...
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Outlook [800CCCD2-0-0-322] with hMailServer

This is not a question, but rather an answers to others who might get the same problem. I found the Outlook 2013 IMAP synchronization error [800CCCD2-0-0-322] to be related to e-mails being too ...
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How to keep messages from previous Thunderbird email account?

I had an email account on first hosting server with its IMAP and SMTP. The server has been cracked and now I couldn't read emails from it. I moved my doamin to another hosting server with another ...
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Configuration Courier Mail Server

I installed on ajenti V on vps server with ubuntu 15.10. The panel is working fine. I installed the plugin ajenti-v-mail, which established exim and courier. I set up a mail and it works well on ...
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OpenBSD and Dovecot, external mail client can't recive mail

I have an OpenBSD serevr with OpenSMTPD and Dovecot, and I have a problem problem only with external mail clients. I can send mail but I can't receive mail from my IMAP/IMAPS server. With mutt ...
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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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IMAP: save messages locally when they get deleted from server

The scenario is: an IMAP server with little space (say 1GB) quite a few IMAP clients (say 2 phones, 1 tablet, 3 PCs) with an email client such as Thunderbird 38.3 or later What I'd like to achieve ...
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Why use both Dovecot and Postfix?

Just out of curiosity, there are dozens / hundreds of tutorials helping you setup a dovecot - postfix mail server. On the surface, both of them are email servers, why use both? Mail servers are ...
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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 ...