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

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How to add my OVH account to Outlook Microsoft 365 Apps?

I have been using MS Outlook on Windows as a mail client for my OVH email without any problem for years. Recently, I had a sync issue which is not related to OVH (my email works on OVH webmail). I ...
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Mailboxes on new server don't have INBOX prefix. How can I add it?

My web host moved my account from a cPanel system to a DirectAdmin system. They seem to have messed up my mailbox hierarchy in the move. In Apple Mail I've always had the IMAP prefix set to INBOX. But ...
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Miscrosoft Outlook 2021 cannot create Outlook data file error

I am in the process of setting up Outlook 2021 desktop version to access Gmail account. after a few successes, then all the sudden, no more gmail account can be added. the error message is: ..cannot ...
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configuring email software to recieve and send sms

I don't have a cell phone but have a cellular modem (Rocket Stick by Sierra Wireless) that has sms sending and receiving capability. It has its own cell number. I am trying to configure Thunderbird ...
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How can I make Outlook 365 (the desktop app) work reliably with IMAP?

I have dozens of cases of Outlook + IMAP where I see this behavior: Initially Outlook works fine but after some weeks it stops syncing. When Outlook stops syncing the same account keeps syncing just ...
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synchronize read status across thunderbird accounts

I have two different mail accounts in thunderbird, on the same pc. Due to forwarding rules, many mails arrive in both accounts. Can I synchronize the read status between these accounts, so when a mail ...
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Cleanup duplicate mails after fetchmail messed up the fetchids list

I use fetchmail since years, to get my mails from a free private email provider, always with the "keep" option. Now, due to an update in mailu, the fetchids file got messed up and I have ...
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Make Thunderbird request certificate on port 993, not 443

I am trying to create a certificate exception in Thunderbird, for a specific server <servername> (I am specifically asking not to be lectured about how it would be better to have an acceptable ...
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How to get Postfix and Dovecot working with an existing Kerberos realm?

I now have a Kerberos realm like MYDOMAIN.CH, an admin server and a principal of root/admin, as well as the realm master password and the root/admin principal password. Now I want to get Kerberos ...
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Thunderbird - how to minimize local storage

I work in an office where I occasionally need to check the main office email. However, I don't want or need any email from the account other than when I check it manually. At the moment I have ...
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Edit raw source of a sent/received email in an IMAP box with Thunderbird

I connect a Gmail mailbox in IMAP with Thunderbird. I can view an email's raw source with the "More" button > View Source. How can I edit the source of an already sent/received email? (...
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Download gmail emails before a certain date to MS Outlook through IMAP

I am currently using MS Outlook to connect to my gmail account through IMAP. I would like to download all gmail emails before the year 2015. Can this be done? I am using Microsoft Outlook 2019. Thank ...
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How to recover old emails in a Thunderbird local folder

All of this is on Windows 10, with Thunderbird 91.5.1. So, I was cleaning up an IMAP account that has a pretty low quota, and I selected a large number of emails and dragged them to my local folder. ...
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Dovecot- how to use virtual "All" and virtual "Flagged" mailbox (15-mailboxes.conf)

Using Dovecot with a Maildir set-up, I am trying to get the virtual "All" and virtual "Flagged" mailboxes to work. I have gotten all the other typical mailboxes working (Archive, ...
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Newton mail client and end-to-end encryption

I am not an expert in emails, but I was wondering if it was possible to use your favorite email client on desktop and mobile (for example Newton or Polymail) and connect it with IMAP to an end-to-end ...
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mutt gmail sync read and deleted

If I read and delete some messages in mutt, and then sync ($), gmail only registers that the message is deleted (not that it was also read). If it's part of a thread, then the next response will bring ...
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Outlook password encoding for email services (IMAP, SMTP)

I’m trying to make sense of how different mail clients log onto IMAP and SMTP services. There are the normal ones and then there is Outlook. Outlook seems to unconditionally encode passwords as Latin-...
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mbsync: Skipping/filtering emails by size

I'm using mbsync to copy emails from one IMAPStore to another. However, some emails allowed on the first IMAPStore exceed the per-message size limit of the second, causing mbsync to give an error: &...
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Sync IMAP emails from second PC

I lost some emails at work but I think I have these emails on my laptop. I use Outlook for work and on my laptop. How would I upload the missing emails or sync emails from Outlook on my laptop with ...
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Corrupt OST files for Gmail account in Outlook

I have some troubles with Gmail account in Office 2016 and 2019. When I try to add the gmail account at Outlook start I see an error about the OST file corruption. In AppData/Local/Microsoft/Office/...
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Thunderbird wants to purge deleted messages from disk but I want to recover them - where are they?

A few days back I accidentally deleted several messages due to keystrokes being fed to the wrong application. However, I have hope for recovery because whenever Thunderbird starts I get this message: ...
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Extension of mail file setup by POP and IMAP irrespective of OS and Mail Clients

In case of Windows 10, I found extension of mail file setup by POP is PST and setup by IMAP is OST. Would you like to let us know.. What will be mail file extensions for other OS like MacBook and ...
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Outlook 2016 stopped syncing IMAP folders. Sync only when INBOX folder is active

A few days ago I caught a glitch on MS Windows server - MS Outlook 2016 stopped correctly synchronizing mail via IMAP from a Linux server (Dovecot + Exim). The problem: i send a letter on my mailbox (...
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Issue with location of folders in Outlook 2016

I am using Outlook 2016 and have my account setup with IMAP. I have two external PST files on my HDD for two jobs. As emails come in and I sent emails I move them into the external PST From / To ...
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macOS Mail delay when fetching from Yahoo via IMAP – related to “NO [LIMIT] CAPABILITY Rate limit hit” message?

I have long used Apple’s standard Mail.app client for OS X and macOS, since it is, to me, overall by far the best mail client in existence. For several years now, however, it’s annoyed me that it’s ...
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Thunderbird IMAP subscribing to folders: mail server responded "subscribe failed"

I'm using Thunderbird with 2 different IMAP email providers. I've been using them for months. Recently though, when I start Thunderbird, my IMAP folders (apart from Inbox) have vanished. When I go ...
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What does this IMAP command do?

I've received a spam e-mail with this link for one of the buttons: imap://[MY E-MAIL ADDRESS]@mail.btinternet.com:993/fetch>UID>/INBOX>671412# BT is my e-mail provider. What does this link ...
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How to rename multiple labels/folders in Gmail

Hello in Gmail I know how to rename individual labels/folders. How do I rename multiple labels/folders in one command? If I have 3,000 labels/folders for example, how can I rename all of them without ...
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Any solution for not showing sent mails after sync by imapsync?

I want to sync, my old mail account in gmail to new imap server, but SENT folder on destination is empty. I tried using imapsync my command: imapsync \ --user1 user1@example.com \ --...
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Check consistency between OutLook and IMAP

Hello to the community. Is there any procedure or program to continuously (weekly) check the consistency having OutLook and IMAP? The story behind the question is as follows. Recently for one of my ...
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Outlook folders not appearing in GMAIL IMAP

I have a GMAIL account in Outlook that is IMAP. I have created folders in the inbox that do not reflect in gmail. I have several gmail accounts that are IMAP. This is the only one that is a problem. I ...
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All Office365 folders have disappeared from Thunderbird

My company email is Office365 and I've been using it through Thunderbird for years with no (serious) problems. I haven't changed any settings or anything, but yesterday I opened Thunderbird on my work ...
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Migrating from an IMAP email to Google Workspace email - no password asked?

I am migrating from an IMAP email to Google Workspace email. There is a migration tool available which asks only for "source email" and target "Google Workspace email" - it does ...
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Evolution duplicates some messages

I access an IMAP account via evolution (among other clients). Out of some reason every message I move with some other client to another folder also ends up in the thrash bin (as a copy), only when ...
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Debugging Outlook error 0x800CCC0E / 0x800CCC0F with Wireshark

Outlook 2016 on my Windows 10 computer suddenly started failing to connect to IMAP server after a seemingly routine Windows Update. It was putting up error codes 0x800CCC0E / 0x800CCC0F. I tried ...
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Retrieve sent emails

We have moved to another hosting provider. The emails we have sent since have been delivered to the addressees. However, the sent emails do not appear in any "Sent" folder in the local email ...
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My Ubuntu laptop has lost the ability to SSH (or IMAPS) outbound … other machines on the local net can do this. Why?

ssh -vvv shows nothing useful; just a timeout. I can use a web browser (doing this right now), so DNS is OK .. It's not an iptables issue as I just flushed those to make sure ... Another machine on ...
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Outlook IMAP Local Messages vs Server Messages

When adding an IMAP (not Exchange) account to Outlook (2016) that connects to our local IMAP server, the user is presented with an option "mail to keep offline" slider, with various ...
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Outlook 2019 not syncing with IMAP account inboxes unless manually focussed on

I recently moved someone from Outlook 2013 to Outlook 2019 on a Windows 10 machine. The user has 3 mailboxes that have already been added. The issue I'm encountering is that the inbox folders for ...
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Why does Thundebird use ≈ 100 % CPU when transferring mails between different IMAP accounts (as well as other tasks)?

Thunderbird frequently uses 90-100 % CPU on my modern machines when doing I/O-tasks, like checking mail or, what I have done a lot recently: transferring mail from IMAP account A to IMAP account B. ...
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Stable way to transfer mails between GMail account? Thunderbird fails

I want to transfer ≈ 500 mails between two GMail accounts, from A to B. The mails are quite big, on average 5 MB or so. They span 10 years and I have split them into separate mailboxes (labels) by ...
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Outlook how to secure yourself using imap

I have 50 email accounts in my Outlook. 10 are current projects, and needed, 40 are terminated projects, and just costing performance. I do not want these 40 in my Outlook. But I want their file to ...
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Convert imap files to pst file

I have a lot of ".imap" files (around 1000) from old IceWarp server and I need to open them somehow. I think that the best way is to convert all files to single pst file and open it in ...
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How can I make thunderbird send only?

I don't want to see new emails in thunderbird, I just want to be able to use thunderbird for sending out emails. How can I do that? I could put in garbage imap server but then sent emails don't seem ...
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Mail disappeared from Thunderbird while moving thousands of mails

I recently changed hosting provider (small company to AWS) with my domain + e-mail. In the old situation, my sent mail was stored in a folder 'Sent Items'. In the new situation, my sent mail is stored ...
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Can IMAP settings delete emails from a previously configured POP mail profile?

I have a friend that recently "migrated" her inbox from one hosting company to another. The new hosting company advised her of the details to reconfigure settings in Outlook, so i took the ...
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Outlook can't recognize "Sent" and "Trash" path on IMAP account

I have Outlook from Office365 and I can't set correctly some folders, to be synchronized between webmail and the Outlook. Let's say that the default path on my server looks as follows: Sent Trash ...
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Thunderbird keeps re-downloading whole inbox

I use Thunderbird to manage my email (which is an IMAP Gmail account). Recently, since updating to the latest Thunderbird, it keeps re-downloading my entire inbox every couple of days... I have 15,000 ...
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Forward email to a new email account when the provider doesnt support forwarding

I want to gradually move from my primary email address that I use everywhere, to a new email with my own domain. Because this will a while to move all my accounts to this new email, I wanted to ...
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Thunderbird IMAP "synchronize the most recent x days" not working

I am setting up an existing IMAP account on Thunderbird, and synchronization is set to only sync the most recent 2 days. But Thunderbird is happily chugging along, downloading 90,000 message headers. ...
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