Internet Message Access Protocol is a protocol supported by many email servers and service providers, including Google Gmail.

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Mail client sending duplicate replies

I have my OS X Mail client setup with one GMail and one Outlook account. They both use IMAP. I have an issue that every time I reply to a message I send two identical replies (from the same hotmail ...
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Mac Mail - move IMAP message to Exchange folder

In Mac mail I have most of my email accounts set up Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, and Exchange (office365 hosted). When I try to move any of my messages from the first 3 (all IMAP accounts) into my Exchange ...
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Search all archived mails in the server in Apple Mail for OSX Mavericks

I'm using Apple Mail on OSX Mavericks, with an IMAP account configured (Google). Since all my mails are archived on the server (I'm using Apple Mail just from a few months), when I search emails, I ...
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Mavericks does not delete Gmail emails

I use the built-in Mail.app client to fetch my Google Mail emails using IMAP. If I delete an email in any mailbox except trash using the delete button, Mail.app puts the email in the corresponding ...
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Does archiving already archived messages means deleting them?

I am using Mail.app using an imap-account (not Gmail). Just as it should, the app created an 'Archive' folder where it put all the messages in on which I used the archiving function. I was browsing ...
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Adding an IMAP account without saving emails locally in Mail 7.0

I want to add an IMAP-account to Mail. Since I've used this account for many years, it contains thousands of emails and archive folders, and I really don't want to fill up my SSD with that. I ...
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Mail.app: Moving Emails from local folder to imap folder -> HDD space decreases temorarily

At the moment I am moving large quantities of Emails from a local folder in Apple's Mail.app to an imap folder. I am talking 10+ GB here and more than 10,000 Emails. I am using Mac OS X 10.6.8. It is ...
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Strange IMAP folder

I am using an IMAP email account on several OS X and iOS devices. On one single OS X machine I have a greyed-out Drafts folder with some strange subfolders: This is only happening on this ...
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Recently updated the company to all IMAP accounts, but now every account is synced?

There are two computers at my company that are Macs. We just both upgraded to El Capitan OS, and had to change our mail accounts from POP to IMAP to work with the Parallels that we run. Ever since ...
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Stop Mail from keeping sent drafts?

I use iCloud and I like Mail to save my drafts on the server. But I have no desire to keep them as drafts after they are sent. But Mail keeps the drafts and I have to manually delete them. I ...
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Apple Mail in El Capitan - where is data that used to be in Accounts.pilst?

I run about six IMAP accounts on two different OS X machines and one iOS device. Several of the mail accounts are under different domains, but all hosted on the same 3rd party mail provider so ...
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Random emails missing from IMAP inbox with Apple Mail in Yosemite

I am using Apple Mail with three IMAP mail accounts (not Gmail etc. but from my hosting provider). I'm finding that I regularly need to close and reopen Mail to find emails I'm searching for that are ...
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Mac Mail Client sending and storing duplicates from Gmail

One of my team members approached me today asking about an issue they're having with their Mac Mail Client and Gmail. I am a Linux user and do not have much experience with Mac, but thought I would ...
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Apple Mail sending new mails from both mailboxes

I'm using Apple Mail on Mavericks (10.9.2). I've configured two mailboxes, both gmail accounts using IMAP. My problem is that every time I compose and send a new email it sends the same email ...
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Is there an iOS email client that does IMAP properly?

I specifically am looking for an iOS email client that supports IMAP's ability to delete messages "in place", i.e. without moving them to some "trash" folder. I would want to be able to view deleted ...
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How to make iOS Mail.app recognize Courier's namespace prefix?

I am using a Courier IMAP server which, per default, uses the 'INBOX.' prefix for all folders. On Mac OS X as a client this works just fine. On iOS however, I have to manually configure in the ...
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Mac Mail.app ordering IMAP folder descending

I'm using Mail.app on my Macbook (OS X El Capitan), but the folders (IMAP) are displaying from Z to A (descending) instead of from A to Z (ascending). Is this a setting? How can I turn this around? ...
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Apple Mail 9.2: IMAP folders only displayed to a certain depth

I have an IMAP email account with several depths of IMAP folders, say about 4 levels deep, but Mail only shows the first level. Can I get it to show the further subfolders? Thanks.
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How to stop Mail app from downloading mails from Trash?

I have lots filters that move junk mails to trash. But Mail app is downloading all mails from trash every time and wasting bandwidth. How can I configure it to skip trash folder?
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Apple Mail: Only TLS v1.0 supported

I'm on OS X 10.11.3 I can't connect to mail servers running only TLS version 1.2 or 1.1 with Apple Mail. IMAP as well as SMTP connections are always established using TLS 1.0 Could that be correct? ...
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How to force Mail to keep messages in their folder when copying – to a server – a folder that contains both messages and a subfolder

Environment Apple Mail 7.3 (1878.6) in OS X 10.9.5 (13F1507) with many folders stored locally. I began copying to IMAP servers – first to iCloud, then to the [Google Mail] area of Gmail. The ...
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Export mailbox tree structure into folders with files in .eml format

My university e-mail account has only 500MB of space, and I want to export and archive old mails on an external hard drive. I want to export a mailbox (a year of e-mails actually) that has a tree ...
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Where is my email after failed attempt to move it to IMAP?

when moving emails from a local folder to an IMAP servers while using a poor wifi connection the emails seem to disappear completely. Apple mail informs me: "The message 'foo' cannot be moved to the ...
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Mail.app shows empty Gmail labels, but they're not empty in Gmail

This used to work, but at some point it stopped. I have labels defined in Gmail. In Mail.app they show up as folders on the left side, like: That image shows the apartments label. The problem is ...
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Why is user=<com.apple.calendarserver> giving an imap-login: Info: Disconnected (tried to use unsupported auth mechanism)?

I periodically get the following lines in the log. Why is this happening? Wasn't Apple supposed to configure this for me somehow? Apr 04 14:40:17 imap-login: Info: Disconnected (tried to use ...
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Move Large Apple Mail .mbox Folders to Gmail

I have e-mail from accounts that no longer existed archived in Apple Mail, in their .mbox format. Does anyone have recommendations on how to move the messages to Google Mail, so they'll be more ...
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Need IMAP settings to interface feed2imap with iCloud e-mail

I want to use feed2imap in conjunction with iCloud e-mail to provide functionality similar to Google Reader so that I can follow feeds wherever I am through either the web interface or through the ...
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Can a new mail be sent using AppleScript + Outlook + IMAP?

I'm trying to use apple script to automate creation of a new outlook mail message. The below code will work when I have my email account sent up as pop3 but I need it to work with an IMAP account. ...
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Can I enable conversation view in imap folders by default?

I am using 'show related messages' to enable conversation view in my apple mail inbox on mountain lion. I also have a bunch of imap folders, but this setting seems not to apply here. However, I can ...
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Why won't Mountain Lion Mail connect to Custom Dovecot IMAP server where Lion Mail connects just fine?

I am trying to set up a new Mountain Lion install on a mac mini to connect using Mail version 6.2 with IMAP to my custom Dovecot mail server which is on an old G5 on my network. My Macbook Air ...
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Drafts going in Trash

I have configured my Gmail account with OSX Mail Client. The problem is that the drafts on the Mail Client aren't stored in draft on Gmail. And all the drafts are going in Trash of Gmail. I had mapped ...
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IPad email client refuses to retrieve some emails

This is an original iPad using the default client against a remote IMAP account. It just does not retrieve mails from certain senders. They're not in other folders, they're Not in junk mail, Outlook ...
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Changes/adds to SMTP not being saved

Due to some problems sending mail via an SMTP server using Apple's Mail.app, I tried to edit the SMTP server settings, via Preferences. They appear to be accepted, but when I check, the changes have ...
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Smart Mailbox Reads Subfolders of Notes

After a longer painful experience with any Mac OS X 10.9 and higher, I returned to Mac OS X 10.8.5 on my client computer. I synchronize contents like Contacts, Calendars, Mail and Notes with my aging ...
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Really strange issue with iOS intermittently not connecting to IMAP server on home WiFi

For the past week I have been intermittently receiving the following error message when trying to refresh the emails in my IMAP inbox on my iPhone 6 with iOS 9.2.1: "The mail server mail.server.com is ...
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Mail - Doesn't save draft via apple Mail

Recently moved to a new email server, since moving the mail software has issues saving daft emails which won't show up on mail or the server. I've confirmed it's not the server as using a webmail or ...
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Send To function stores Apple Notes locally instead of to IMAP server

Apple Notes ignores the default location for storing Apple Notes. Send To function stores Apple Notes locally instead of to IMAP server. There's no option to select a different location. Steps to ...
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syncyng star-labels between Gmail and Mail MacOSX

I succeeded in syncing all gmail labels (mail osx folders) through IMAP between Mail OSX and Gmail. It works perfectly. However I still have troubles in getting the synchronization bwtween what gmail ...
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El-Cap Mail app intermittent IMAP connection issues

The issues started occurring after upgrade to 10.11 but not sure if related or not. I have 2 gmail accounts defined on my Mail app. Most of the time (around 70% or so) all is healthy. But every ...
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How to split IMAP folders from remote folders in Mail

How can I split up the view between local and remote (IMAP) folders in Mail? Currently it's all integrated in one tree. As I'm only working with IMAP, I only want to see the complete IMAP tree ...
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Manipulating messages in Outlook 2011 from on IMAP account with applescript

I am currently using a great applescript that deletes duplicate messages from whatever currently selected folder. I use it mostly on IMAP folders to avoid downloading duplicate messages to POP ...
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Mail with gmail: labels get lost occasionally

I am using Mail with two gmail accounts and I am using labels to archive my messages. All my gmail labels show up as folders in Mail. I then use Mail to move emails from the inbox into respective ...
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OS X Mail: Dueling IMAP trash cans

I am a relatively new Mac user, and I am having trouble setting up one of my IMAP accounts in OS X Mail (Yosemite). I have set up several accounts, and Mail has added a trash can for each of them ...
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Apple Mail incorrectly showing IMAP folder for Inbox

I added my email account from my shared hosting to Apple Mail as an IMAP account. Everything seems to work fine except a folder without name with a subfolder inside shows up like this: And that ...
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How to stop Mail.app from copying junk to Trash mailbox

In Mail.app (Yosemite version 10.10.1), when I mark a message as junk, Mail does two things: moves the message to my Junk mailbox copies the message to my Trash mailbox I do not want that second ...
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How should I configure OSX Mail's “mailbox behaviors” to work with IMAP?

I'm tying to configure my IMAP mail account using Apple OSX Mail to behave in what would seem to be the obvious way: sent mail should appear in the special "Sent" mailbox, deleted in the "Trash", and ...
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Can I keep Mail.app from syncing my spam folder?

I finally switched all my email access to IMAP. When I did, Mail.app added synced folders for Deleted Messages, Sent, spam, and Trash. Is there any way to tell Mail that I don't want to sync these ...
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Apple Mail, change incoming server

I have some Mac OS users using Mail to check their emails. We are planing to change the mail servers and thus changing both incoming and outgoing server addresses. I wonder if I can just change the ...
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IMAP config for Mail.app OSX - not showing folders properly

I've configured my mail.app IMAP settings on OSX (Mountaion Lion 10.8.4) and it doesn't show account folder properly (it's empty). However, in Mailboxes section account is shown correctly, but all ...
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Mail.app 6.3, How to exclude folders from being downloaded?

An example would be, a Yahoo IMAP account. Is there a way to exclude bulk mails from being downloaded to the Mail.app?