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

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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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Push entire account from one IMAP server to another IMAP server (ubuntu & thunderbird)

Esteemed Superusers, 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 ...
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Thunderbird forgets tags in IMAP mails immediately after adding them

I hope this Stack Exchange site is the right one. Since a few weeks we are experiencing unexpected behavior with the tag/flag handling of Thunderbird. After assigning a tag to a mail, Thunderbird is ...
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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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Rename $label1-5 in Thunderbird so they become tags

Thunderbird stores five special tags as $label1, $label2, ..., $label5 and then internally associates a (somewhat fixed) name to those (Important, Work, ...). In an IMAP context, it syncs these as ...
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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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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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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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Managing Privay : Sync outlook accounts based on connection type

My office monitors my inbound IMAP email address. I have two accounts configured in my outlook, one is personal and other one is official. My outlook polls my email accounts every 5 minutes. I want ...
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Getmail: Can it remove deleted messages?

I understand that getmail can download messages via IMAP. But what about deleted messages? Can I set up getmail to remove deleted messages also from the local disk? Background: I’m looking for a ...
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Is it possible to have Thunderbird-like local folders in claws-mail?

I like using claws-mail with an IMAP email account, but I need a way to move mail from my size-limited inbox to a local folder and still be able to search through it. Is this possible using a local ...
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Copy large amount of mail from one IMAP account to another (Outlook user)

One of my clients wants to consolidate their domains into one umbrella domain, which also means that they want to COPY all mail from multiple IMAP accounts, to their new single IMAP account. It is ...
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DAVMail for Lotus Notes

My company uses Lotus Notes (8.5 version of the client). Sigh... Anyway, I've installed the client on Ubuntu and OS X. It works, slowly. It also hogs memory and has no integration with the OS. I'd ...
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mozilla thunderbird can receive emails but cannot send (imap/postfix)

i run a dovecot imap server on an ubuntu 8.04 machine (old, i know, but there's no chance of an upgrade any time soon). anyway, all was working smoothly until i rebooted the server the other day and ...
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Is it possible to proxy IMAP connections to an Exchange server?

At work, they have an MS Exchange Server which I have no control over. It doesn't have IMAP connection support configured, nor Outlook Web Access (as far as I can tell). I read that Evolution supports ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Have mutt check a directory for new mail brought by fetchmail

Is there a way to have mutt check a directory for new emails brought in my fetchmail rather than then my gmail imap? Having mutt check on demand is slow, basically I just reload the imap folder which ...
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Thunderbird doesn't receive IMAP-PUSH mails from googlemail

I noticed for a while now that my thunderbird client is not receiving the mails "immediately" anymore, but has to regularly synchronize my IMAP folders with googlemail. I am also using Trillian ...
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Can I configure Thunderbird to update “sent” in the background?

In my copy of Thunderbird (for Mac), the Sent folder for my IMAP account does not refresh its contents automatically. It only refreshes its contents when I actually go up and click into the Sent ...
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Email doesn't get sent properly

I'm using outlook 2007 as my email client, configured using imap. Everything works well, usually. However, I have been having a periodic problem where my emails do not get sent and end up in the sent ...
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Disable Calendar Entries in Exchange 2003 IMAP Folders

When logging in to Exchange 2003 with a standard IMAP Client (not outlook, but thunderbird or even telnet), i am seeing a bunch of folders that are not mail folders: . list "" "*" * LIST ...
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Dovecot configuration with multi-account offlineimap syncing

I use offlineimap to synchronize several IMAP accounts into the following directory structure where each AccntN is a synchronized remote IMAP account in Maildir format. $HOME/Mails/Accnt1 ...
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Multiple identities with only one account on Outlook 2007

I have many (~40) domains that are used for business purposes. Those domains are hosted on a SMTP/IMAP server, separated from our exchange server. Right now, I have one IMAP account for each domain, ...
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How do I make my gmail account the default account in outlook?

I am using outlook 2007. Firstly, I know how to set gmail as the "default" account via tools>account settings, but what still happens is that when I open outlook, my other (POP3) email account emails ...
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Auto-label sent messages in Gmail/Mail.app in OS X

I'm using Gmail via IMAP in Mail.app in OS X. I've set up a number of labels in Gmail, and file incoming messages into the corresponding 'folders' in Mail.app, either automatically using Gmail's ...
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Emacs rmail and gmail (IMAP) and google contacts

It's been a few years since somebody asked http://stackoverflow.com/questions/66132 So, I'll ask it again. Despite several google searches and having a look at the rmail website and the Emacs ...
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getmail does not keep track of downloaded emails if process is killed

I am using getmail to archive my Gmail account's inbox. However, every once in a while the process hangs -- probably due to a bad connection with Gmail's IMAP servers. I find that the only way to ...
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Imap proxy to google apps (forward login with different username)

We need a sulution to make a soft switch to the google apps servers. Since we have a large number of users we can't install the outlook plugin everywhere on just one day. We've also tried dual ...
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Configuring Outlook 2010 for Google Apps

This should be very simple to do I believe, however I've spent over an hour trying various methods found around the web and haven't got any further. Is anyone able to offer any assistance on why ...
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Postfix/Courier - list known email accounts or addresses

I'm trying to set up an IMAP server. Its a new server in a migration. I thought I completed all the steps from Virtual mailboxes with courier-imap and postfix, but apparently I have missed something. ...
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IMAP “failed to copy message to sent folder”

When I send a mail, it very often does popup a message saying "The message could not be saved to outgoing folder. Try again?" (most recent Thunderbird). I tried dumping the network traffic. After ...
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Setting up PGP on Win7

I got a problem getting PGP to work properly on win7, 64bit. What i want is a automatic encryption, if i have the public key of the recipient and an permanent decryption of received mails. As far as i ...
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Import large number of messages from IMAP server to Gmail

Can I easily and quickly import a large number of messages (say, 75k) from one IMAP-enabled email provider to Gmail? Currently, all my archived messages live on Fastmail.fm, but I really miss some ...
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How to set an imap account without local pst storage in outlook?

This is my issue: I have 20 people sharing a Terminal Server, and they want to use MS Outlook 2010 to access their IMAP folders. Some are Gmail acocunts with over 10 Gb of emails. Some people use the ...
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Look up outlook contact by IMAP mail

Let's say I recieve an email of my friend John Doe which he send from Outlook (via an Exchange server) and read it in my Outlook (via my Exchange server). When I read this email, I see his Outlook ...
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How to set Sent Items folder in MS Outlook 2010?

I am trying to configure a clients Outlook 2010 but they keep getting the message: The message cannot be saved to your IMAP email account Sent Items folder...etc I looked online and followed a ...
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How to determine if STARTTLS IMAP & SMTP connections are encrypted

I use Thunderbird to connect to an IMAP and SMTP server. This works on the port numbers usually associated with unencrypted mail, but I have specified STARTTLS and am told that the servers enable ...
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I cannot delete a duplicate folder in IMAP

I was using Outlook 2013 to copy all my e-mails from an old gmail account to a new one with IMAP. When I ran the copy, instead of putting all the e-mails into matching folders inside the [Gmail] ...
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Google Apps migration - Thunderbird emails to Gmail

I'm currently doing a migration of all our employee's email accounts to google. Some people use Outlook, others use Thunderbird. Moving outlook emails is ok as Google support migrating through pst ...
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Server side mail search over IMAP

How do I configure Postbox (or Thunderbird, on which it is based) to perform server-side searches over IMAP? I have > 30000 emails on my Gmail account, and the search function of Postbox doesn't find ...