How to make Thunderbird check for new messages in all IMAP folders? Under “Edit/Tools > Options > Advanced”, click the “Config Editor” button. In the config editor, set the mail.check_all_imap_folders_for_new configuration to “true“. Answered by Eric Z Ma.
offlineimap actually does “synchronization”—if an email is deleted from the server, the email will be deleted from the local Maildir (http://offlineimap.org). This is good for mail sync. However, for backing up emails,one would like to keep the email even if it is deleted from the server. How to achieve this? You may use `getmail` which […]
I have a large IMAP email account which contains many emails in a rich structure of directories. How to back up the whole IMAP account to my local computer? The requirements: Automatically downloading these files. There are many directories, and copying-pasting emails will take too much time. Keep the directory structures which are used to […]