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Questions tagged [imap]

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

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How can I manually configure my IMAP and SMTP servers in Outlook 2016

Microsoft is trying make it easier for people to configure their email settings in Outlook 2016 but unfortunaletly, they are also making live extremely difficult for users who need a different ...
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opening IMAP's sent messages file on apple mail or thunderbird

I took a copy of 'Sent' from my home directory's mail folder before my account was closed. My thunderbird was saving a copy of sent messages at the imap server in this directory. Problem is that the ...
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IMAP login to Gmail server via CLI fails

I am trying to log into my Gmail account manually using OpenSSL in my terminal. But for some reason, Gmail doesn't authorize my login even if the password is correct. Here's a rundown of my terminal: ...
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How do I change Outlook's “Archive” location for IMAP accounts?

Outlook 2016 has an "Archive" button shortcut to backspace. On my IMAP email account, I have per-year Archive directories (eg archive_17, archive_18, archive_19). For the new year, I'd like to change ...
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How to enter Username of IMAP Account in Outlook 2016

I want to add a new email account to Outlook 2016. I cannot find any input field where I can add a username. Obviously Outlook takes the email address as username - but this is not accepted by my ...
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IMAP Proxy to allow an internal server to access emails via imap.gmail.com with dovecot

I need to find a way to set up dovecot as a mail proxy server which is internet facing to allow the internal server to access emails from gmail not really good with dovecot so would be appreciate it ...
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How to Auto-Upload Mails in Local Folders to Gmail Folders in Thunderbird?

I have an account in Thunderbird that is connected to Gmail for Work through IMAP(OAuth2). I was trying to migrate 25,000+ emails from local hard disk to Local folders. Then from local folders I ...
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Semantics of the date/time of an email message in various web interfaces

I'm in the process of reorganizing my e-mail workflow, and am now basing everything around mbsync and mu4e. Every now and then, however, I will need to log in to various horrid web interfaces supplied ...
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offline IMAP navigation software?

I'm sure this question has been asked a million times before, but my google and SE search-fu is failing me today. One of my e-mail host recently shut down. I was naive enough to trust Thunderbird's ...
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IMAP issue in Outlook 2016

I have a weird issue of IMAP connectivity in Outlook 2016. It connects to IMAP, but often doesn't recognize new mails, even when Send/Receive is pressed. Thunderbird at the same time works. Are there ...
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selinux preventing PHP/Roundcube from connecting to local SMTP or IMAP ports

EDIT: I've determined the cause is selinux. After disabling enforcement with setenforce 0 everything worked. So the new question is, what's going on with selinux? I only have default CentOS 7 policies....
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View/change IMAP/SMTP options in Outlook 365

The interface of Outlook 365 has changed a few days ago with an update. I can't find anymore where can I view or change the IMAP/SMTP options for the email accounts I've added to the application. I'...
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Option to add “POP or IMAP” account not available in Outlook 2016

I'm a new Outlook user and I'm having troubles setting up all my e-mail accounts. Setting up two Exchange accounts was successful, but I'm not able to set up an additional IMAP account (gmail). I ...
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My IMAP email account is recognized as Office 365 and then I can't configure it as IMAP account [closed]

I have an Android phone with the latest version of MS Office including Outlook installed. When I try to setup my email account user@mydomain.com in Outlook then the app "thinks" it's an Office 365 ...
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Data migration for shared inbox possible?

I just signed up for 2 new office365 licenses just for exchange. I am at the portion of the setup where it is migrating imap email to the users. The 2 users have no problem connecting to imap to ...
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Why a tracert to a POP3 server ends up in an IMAP server?

I was configuring my email app and I wanted to know the IP of the IMAP server I use. From my Windows cmd, I did tracert mypop3server.something and found out that the last hop was an IMAP server. ...
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Mutt, Gmail and the new mail

I have my Gmail account accessible via IMAP in Mutt. And I'm probably missing something but why Mutt doesn't marks my email as read when I open it? I mean, in Mutt, I press Enter on an email, it opens ...
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Import Emails from Gmail to local mail server using OAuth2 and IMAP

I am building a backend application to help import all user emails from Gmail to a local mail server. This backend application also has a user facing web app. The plan was to have the user login to ...
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Delete all mails from server that are not currently in IMAP mailbox

For quite some time I've been using the macOS Mail application for my server-hosted email. I have my address set up through IMAP and everything has been fine up until a couple of days ago that I ...
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Email deleted after Thunderbird Compact Folders

Yesterday I set up Thunderbird: created a new IMAP profile, got messages from the server (no big deal, about 400 messages), archived some of them and moved to Junk some of them, leaving only 3 in ...
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Is it possible to have an IMAP account but use a different SMTP server?

My ISP has problems with their outgoing mail server, resulting in a significant portion of my outgoing emails being discarded on a more or less random basis. I'm using IMAP. I also have another ...
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outlook 365 groups view inboxes through pop3

My work uses outlook 365, I prefer gmail so I have opened my work email in gmail by setting up the pop3 and imap settings. However I have run into a problem with outlook 365 groups, in that these ...
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Configure Thunderbird to access Office 365 LDAP addressbook

I have already configured Thunderbird on Win10 to access my Office 365 account. Sending and receiving mail (via IMAP) works, and TB shows correctly the subscribed folders. Now I'd like to configure ...
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Open-Xchange not displaying some folders

I'm having a problem migrating from Zarafa to Open-Xchange. I tried to move a single account using imapsync, but the custom folders made in Zarafa are not showing up on Open-Xchange (messages from ...
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How do I change the mailbox path in Linux?

Running Ubuntu server 18.04 and have installed PostFix and mailutils. I have sent some test emails to postfix and they are stored in a plain text file at /var/mail named as the recipient alias. When ...
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Gmail configured on outlook through imap , i did a migration on gmail ,timestamps on outlook are incorrect

Gmail is setup on outlook through imap , i did a migration on gmail , while my inbox was being synced on outlook i noticed that the emails i recently migrated do have a new timestamp (different than ...
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Outlook 2016 - imap folders gone

pretty desperate here. I am using Outlook on a Windows 10 PC. Everything worked fine until recently, when I add new folders, they are 'on this computer only'. So after searching the internet I ...
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How to handle email duplicates during message copying using Imapfilter

How copy messages between two IMAP servers and skip messages that already exist in the target mailbox? I am trying to implement copying using imapfilter but the issue is that each run I get a number ...
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Is Outlook.pst a complete and safe backup of gmail emails through imap?

I have set up my Microsoft Outlook to receive gmail through imap protocols. I backed up these emails in a pst file Outlook.pst. Suppose I delete all the emails in my gmail account. Will the emails ...
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Outlook in O365 and calender sharing

I have Office365 (just the software, no cloud service) and it was getting its mail and hooked up to an off site Exchange service. The service provider decided to shut down Exchange and move everything ...
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thunderbird configuration file path or location

Not having Windows, where precisely are the configuration files for a specific server located? https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Thunderbird/Thunderbird_Configuration_Files isn't ...
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log imap server conversation with email client

Is there a way to get the server responses from yahoo's imap server when downloading messages, deleting messages and searching. I tried getting them with wireshark, but everything is behind TLS. This ...
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Thunderbird: How to edit server connection settings of already existing accounts?

How can I change the server connection settings for already existing accounts from previous STARTTLS to desired SSL/TLS? Of course, even for existing accounts in menue Account Settings -> Server ...
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Emails get sent to the wrong domain

My company has two domains: company.com and company.be, and have e-mail accounts on both. When sending from a .com address to a .com address, or from .be to a .com address, all is right. But when an ...
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Linked accounts to my Gmail, now it has gone crazy - 1000+ invisible unread emails in 4 hours

Help! I linked 2 of my additional emails to my Gmail and now my account has gone crazy. I do not have a good understanding of how server forwarding works, so I just googled it and followed the ...
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cyrus-imap how to delete all emails in a mailbox?

I tried the following commands but none worked. /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/ipurge -d 0 -f "user.admin.*" /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/ipurge -d 0 -f "user/admin/*" /usr/lib/cyrus-imapd/ipurge -d 0 -f "user/admin" /...
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Difference between Imap & Exchange

as i understand now Imap is a protocol while exchange is a mail server. In Imap emails are synced and can be viewed in multiple clients. Copy of email is still in server. Exchange is the same, only ...
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Outlook copies some Folders from PST to OST

I use regular Office/Outlook 2016 (not Office 365). In my Outlook I use an OST account that is linked to my providers IMAP. In the same Outlook profile/account I added a PST data file to use as my ...
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Maintain separate read/unread status for multiple users in one Outlook mailbox

We have multiple people using a single mailbox (email address) in Outlook, accessing it from different PCs.  How can we maintain read/unread status of messages independently for each person?  So, if ...
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Thread-like email management

I will quote exactly the initial paragraph of another question, because it explains the issue perfectly: A features that I liked in GMail was that when an email arrived that was a reply to an ...
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Safely install IMAP server on top of existing maildir collection?

I've read several questions here re: uploading a mail collection to an IMAP server or replicating a mail collection and then surfacing it via a local IMAP server. My situation is slightly different. ...
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After IMAP provider disappeared, where can I find the downloaded IMAP mail in Outlook?

The answer may well be "nowehere", but let's try either way. I've looked through several blogs, bug most are about recovering damaged outlook files. I have some backups, but it looks like I only ...
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How do i synchronize all folders and emails of an IMAP account locally with evolution

I manage my IMAP email account with Evolution. I would like to synchronize locally all folders and emails of this account for offline work and backup purposes. I checked "Synchronize remote mail ...
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Is it possible to use AWS WorkMail with an external SMTP and IMAP?

I would like to use AWS WorkMail but I want to keep my old Mailadress at a "public provider". Right now I'm using Zarafa with fetchmail to get Emails and Smarthost to send Emails via the Server of the ...
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How do I configure Outlook and iPhone Email NOT to sync up with each other?

I have a client who says that he used to have the following setup and behavior. He has company email thru some small-fry hosting company (IMAP). He has Outlook on Win7 and he has an iPhone with the ...
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IMAP Export/Import

The business I work for has tasked me to oversee an email provider change and since this isn't my strong suit (I'm a graphic designer), I wanted to confirm that what I'm about to do is correct. The ...
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How can I analyze the disk space requirements of my IMAP mailbox?

For filesystems there are tolls like du, ncdu, or baobab. Is there something like this for mailboxes? That way I could quickly identify which folders use the most disk space.
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How to hide Thunderbird's name from remote IMAP-server?

Apparently, IMAP-protocol has its own version of User-Agent and Thunderbird, for example, proudly identifies itself as such -- and also supplies its version -- every time it logs-in. For example, here ...
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Limiting the number (by date) of IMAP headers fetched in mutt

I'm using mutt to open an IMAP folder (gmail) that has a lot of messages (hundreds of thousands), so I'd like to tell mutt to fetch only messages less than 1 week old (for example), since fetching ...
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GMAIL: EXPUNGE items in Trash

I'm trying to empty my trash folder from terminal, but i'm not able to expunge any of the items present there. Here are the steps that i've been following > openssl s_client -connect imap.gmail....