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

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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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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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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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Is Exchange faster than IMAP?

I have subscribed to a new email provider that provides both "Exchange" and IMAP. I am familiar with IMAP so I configured it on OS X Mail (Mail.app), but it is extremely slow, with occasional ...
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How to automatically move mail from POP account to IMAP account using mutt

I have two mailboxes, one that is accessible exclusively via POP3 (user@pop.com) & a second one that supports IMAP (user@imap.com). The SMTP server that belongs to the IMAP account can send mail ...
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Thunderbird filtering drafts?

I recently face the problem that I answer an e-mail which is filtered, my answer gets saved into the draft folder on the IMAP server and then for some reason a message filter catches it and moves it ...
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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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Microsoft Outlook 2013 IMAP server alert

I keep getting this pop up alert in MS Outlook 2013: "Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: cannot move folder into nonexistent folder" I have no idea how to fix this. Apparently I ...
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How do I make deleted emails go to the Outlook Trash, not just Gmail trash?

I use Outlook 2013 with four email accounts on my notebook computer (Windows 8.1). For three of the accounts, every email I delete is sent to a Trash or Deleted folder in Outlook where I can recover ...
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Nexus IMAP saving attachments as text files

I have a number of users who use Nexus 7 (2012) tablets with an IMAP email account using the stock email client. When they send emails with attachments, the emails are sent correctly and the ...
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How do I enable subfolders in Dovecot?

In the past I was able to drag and drop my folder with subfolders (local emails) into my imap accounts inside Thunderbird. Now I moved to my own vps and its running Dovecot. So far so good with ...
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Outlook sync IMAP folders

I currently have IMAP hosting from SolidShellSecurity, LLC and not Exchange if that means much. I wanted to save money and just go with IMAP because that was free over $10/mo per mail box with ...
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mail client for multiple IMAP accounts

I have bought few sites and I got registered emails with theses sites. Right now I have about 100 email accounts. It is mostly Gmail IMAPs accounts. I am looking for mail client that can read so ...
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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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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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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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Move deleted mails to another folder besides Gmail's trash

I have set up a Gmail account with IMAP at Thunderbird (17.0.9). Everything so far works good. When I delete my mails the are moved under Gmail's Trash But this is something I do not want to happen ...
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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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How to automatically get mail from work Exchange server into Gmail

My work recently turned off forwarding of email coming in to our work addresses (grrr) but I am addicted to the gmail user interface and to my collection of all my mails in gmail. Can anyone suggest ...
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Configure Ubuntu Server VPS to send mail without going to spam

I have installed and configured Postfix on a VPS. I have managed to get it so I can send and receive mail. However every time I send mail from It, it get's marked as spam and was wondering how I ...
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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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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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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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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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Thunderbird gmail IMAP error

I am trying to setup a gmail account in the Thunderbird and I get the following error: Here are the IMAP settings (I have tried it with imap.gmail.com as well and it doesn't work): Here are the ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 not uploading new folders on webmail

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2013 with IMAP. I create some folders/subfolder in outlook for easier managing my email. Its look like this: INBOX           ...
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Fetch outlook.com folders using IMAP

If I try to fetch my mails using IMAP from outlook.com, I get them all in the same folder. Is it possible to have them in separate folders as they are on outlook.com? Also, am I only fetching the ...
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How to backup email in Thunderbird using IMAP and not deleting them on server?

I would like to backup my emails from an IMAP server. One solution I found is to use Thunderbird' Archive option. However, in order to keep email on server, I have to undelete them all after ...
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Dovecot imap connection closed by remote host

I have setup postfix and dovecot on my ubuntu 14.04 on a digitalocean droplet. When I telnet to my localhost on imap, I get the output below, can anyone help me.. telnet 127.0.0.1 143 Trying ...
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Outlook Gmail IMAP “too many simultaneous connections”

Outlook 2007 with a Gmail account receives the following error message. I have setup multiple Gmail-Outlook-IMAP configurations and have never come across this error before. "Your IMAP server wants ...
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Send as permission from another mail box in IMAP

I am using exchange server 2010 and outlook 2010. I have problem sending from second mailbox when I use IMAP/SMTP for users. Example: I need the user@domain.com to have permission to send from ...
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Move large amounts of emails into another IMAP account one-by-one in Thunderbird

When selecting a few hundred mails in one IMAP account and move them into another account, Thunderbird seems to work like this: first Thunderbird starts with downloading them somewhere temporary if ...