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I use Mac Mail to work with an IMAP account. Is it possible to subscribe only to a set of folders, e.g., synchronize only the folder "current" and all its subfolders, but not the folder "archive"? I tried right-click on folder > Account Information > Abonnements/Subscriptions but there no folders are listed.

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Press command-i (letter i) in Mail.app, select the account in the popup menu and go to the “Subscription List” tab. From there you should be able to select/deselect shared IMAP mailboxes.

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Thank you, but as I wrote in my question, no folders are listed there... –  strauberry Dec 10 '12 at 13:54
Is this your own account or a shared IMAP folder from somebody elses account? You can only configure folder subscriptions for shared folders in Mail.app. Your own folders will always be synced. –  MacLemon Dec 10 '12 at 14:01
Its my own account and no shared folders... so you just gave me the answer that it's not possible ;-) –  strauberry Dec 10 '12 at 14:15
strauberry: You correctly interpreted as a no. :-) –  MacLemon Dec 10 '12 at 15:01

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