Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) is one of the two most prevalent Internet standard protocols for e-mail retrieval, the other being the Post Office Protocol (POP). Virtually all modern e-mail clients and mail servers support both protocols as a means of transferring e-mail messages from a ...

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Exporting Gmail to local Outlook PST

I need to export out emails from Gmail to an Outlook PST file and it seems slow using this method—Outlook and IMAP/POP3 are kinda slow on archiving. Is there any other method than going through POP3 ...
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Migrating POP to IMAP with outlook and Gmail, which way will it sync?

I have a Google apps for domain which I run my emails though using outlook 2010 to access the emails with POP. I'm looking to migrate my existing POP account to IMAP, I have found this guide which ...
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Gmail: list all From addresses by To addresses [duplicate]

I have multiple email accounts and the messages are either forwarded to one Gmail account or I get them via POP/IMAP. Now I want to simplify all that and use only one account and get rid of all ...
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Move Gmail subaccount to new Gmail account

I have an email that imports via POP3 mail from a server but doesn't a leave a copy in the server. Now I need to import all the mails I got via that POP3 to a new Gmail account, I have some personal ...
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Can I set up Gmail to fetch messages from another IMAP account? [duplicate]

I have my work webmail that only offers IMAP access, no forwarding. I want to fetch it using Gmail, which, I already know, doesn't support fetching mail from IMAP accounts. Only POP3. I've read other ...
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Dealing with the 'All mail' folder in Gmail

I delete lots of emails sent and received as I go along (in Apple Mail, rather than web mail) to save disk clutter and especially to reduce the number of duplicate images that come up in a search. I ...
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How do i get my own gmail account on my laptop [duplicate]

Want to open in my gmail email account, but can't. I've set up a new gmail account for a friend on my computer and now every time i go to my gmail account, my friends login details comes up instead. ...
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Using [Imap], [Gmail], [Google Mail] folders in Thunderbird

I have a strange setup in my email client that I can't seem to fix. I've got two Gmail accounts setup but they're behaving differently. As you can see, the account at the top behaves as I would ...
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Gmail attachments in trash, but invisible

I uploaded some files as attachments and sent them. My iPhone and IMAP mail client show blank messages in Trash with the subject "Attachment", each with a single attachment. The gmail.com website ...
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GMail as a front end to third party IMAP-mail or finding a good open source alternative [closed]

I have a personal email account run by my webhosting company on my domain and the provided web interface sucks. Is there a way to use GMail as a front end to my IMAP mail hosted on my domain? I want ...
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Gmail: Downloading unlabeled messages?

I would like to backup all messages without a label from Gmail. Those messages are basically all personal archived messages. I don't want the thousands of messages that are labeled for the various ...
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Gmail and IMAP - how do the [imap]/Drafts, [imap]/Sent and [imap]/Trash folders work?

When you enable IMAP access in Gmail the [imap]/Drafts, [imap]/Sent and [imap]/Trash labels are created. How do these labels function given that each IMAP client can potentially implement their local ...
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Permanently block domain in gmail

My inbox is being destroyed right now - i'm for some reason getting 3-4 messages a minute from a specific host (box432.bluehost.com). I would really like to just prevent any and all email from his ...
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How to implement a custom filter for Gmail?

I need to implement a Gmail filter that automatically moves a mail to another folder (not the inbox) if the Priority Inbox decided that it's not important. I saw there is an API for developing gadgets ...
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Outlook.com with IMAP or Exchange?

Microsoft just launched a revamped Hotmail under the name Outlook.com. It looks great and I'm thinking of migrating from Gmail, but I can't find anywhere whether Outlook.com supports IMAP or some sort ...
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How to configure IMAP for Gmail

I have IMAP on and I had it working before. Now I reinstalled my OS and I want to enable Outlook in Windows 7 with Gmail but it's not authenticating. I have 2-way authentication turned on. Should ...
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Is there a self-hosted webmail client for a Windows Server that combines multiple IMAP inboxes for a single user? [closed]

I'm looking for a webmail client that is able to replace a desktop mail client. I will be hosting the client on my own Windows server. While there are many great solutions out there I haven't come ...
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How can I read an IMAP account via Gmail?

Is it possible to read an IMAP email address via my Gmail account? According to the docs I have found they only seem to support reading of POP3, but I find that a bit weird?
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Can I see my gmail inbox tabs as IMAP labels?

I like the new inbox tabs feature on gmail, but it's only useful on the web interface, if I use a mail client like Thunderbird I can't see the tabs. There's any way to give all the messages in tabs an ...
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Gmail accounts involuntarily linked

I have a business email and a spam email hosted at Gmail. One was registered with the free Apps for Business before the offer ended, and the other is just part of a regular Google account. Somehow ...
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How to import emails from IMAP supporting email provider to Outlook.com?

My current email provider does not support POP or POP3, but does support IMAP. How to import emails from that web-mail account to Outlook.com?
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Reprocess mail archive for spam

I have a huge archive containing some giga of mail. Once, when I didn't have Gmail, I didn't filter them for spam, so now I have massive spam into it. Is there a way to let Gmail (or some other ...
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Is there a web-based email client comparable to Gmail that supports IMAP?

Here's my situation. I currently operate a small consulting business out of my home. I have Outlook configured as a POP3 client, downloading all the recent emails from my ISP the moment it's opened. ...
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How to access an external IMAP account in Gmail, without using a middle man POP mail client? [closed]

I have a university campus email address which is of the clunky Microsoft 'Office Web Access' type. They at least offer IMAP access to it, and I've done its email in Outlook thus far so it's been ...
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Is there a way to make Gmail check an IMAP email account?

Is there a way or any 3rd party service to make Gmail check an IMAP email account?
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Migrate from IMAP server to Google Apps

I am migrating my current self hosted IMAP mail server (hMailServer) to Google Apps. I managed to move an account's "sent" folder to Gmail using Thunderbird drag and drop, and while it seems to keep ...
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Gmail: can I import my IMAP sent folder from another account without creating duplicates?

I have an email account that supports IMAP, and I also have a Gmail account. I want to import a folder from the email account that supports IMAP to Gmail (my sent messages folder). This Lifehacker ...
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Number of Messages in IMAP folder not accurate

I've set up Apple Mail to IMAP with Gmail. The "All Mail" folder on GMail has 29141 files, but in Mail.app there's only 27750. Why?
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How can I correct Gmail timestamps after copying them over IMAP?

I have imported several thousand messages into my Gmail account over IMAP, but in the Gmail interface and the iPhone Mail application the date of every message has been changed to the date of the ...
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Host address of Hotmail and Yahoo! on IMAP

How I can configure my Yahoo! and Hotmail account to use IMAP?
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Does moving a mail to the IMAP spam folder trains Gmail's spam filter?

I'm accessing my Gmail account via imap with Thunderbird. When I move a mail to the imap spam folder, that action equivalent to using the Report Spam button inside Gmail's interface? Does Gmail's ...
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How to import all the contents of a folder into a Gmail account?

I have been looking for a solution to this all over, but did not find one that I like. I have an IMAP account with some folder. I want to import all of the contents of this folder into a Gmail ...
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How to use gmail POP and IMAP from multiple clients simultaneously?

I use gmail POP with Mail.app on a Mac. It works well for me, and with seven years of emails in it I don't want to change. It's my main place for email and a backup of gmail as well. I've now got an ...
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GMX.COM Send email with alias in POP3,IMAP client

We know gmx.com supports to create up to 10 alias for 1 account. At the web-base client, when we reply or compose email, we are able to switch the alias. So I wonder if I can do so in POP3,IMAP ...
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Force getmail (IMAP) or gmail to archive, not delete messages

I use getmail to IMAP check my gmail. It works great, but the bigger my INBOX is, the longer each check takes. I can set "delete = true" in getmail, but I like having the mail backed up on gmail. I ...
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Synchronise two Gmail accounts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I merge 2 gmail accounts? I've have two Gmail accounts and have been manually copying everything over from one account to the other. Is there an automatic way to do ...
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Is it a common issue for IMAP to show old messages as new?

I just set up a new desktop client for Gmail (Sparrow), and it is showing some older messages as new. I've emailed them, but still waiting for a response. Is it common for IMAP to get some time stamp ...
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Gmail as an IMAP client

Is it possible to let Gmail be an IMAP client? I want to sync two Gmail inboxes by establishing IMAP connections between the two. Clarification: I want Gmail to act as an IMAP client, that is, ...
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Using Gmail for several e-mail accounts with IMAP

I'm using Gmail to read mail from a couple of other accounts that I've got, I've just added the accounts in the Gmail settings under 'Accounts and import'. But I haven't found the ability to add IMAP ...
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Difference between Gmail search and email client IMAP search

I want to know how email search differs between (free) gmails search and Outlook/Thunderbird IMAP search. Explanation: Our (small) company uses free gmail for managing our emails from our various ...
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Does Gmail IMAP use a self-signed SSL cert?

I'm trying to set up Gmail using a desktop client, via IMAP. It works, except that my client is complaining about the SSL cert: Issuer: CN=Google Internet Authority,O=Google Inc,C=US ...