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How to subscribe to IMAP folders in different email clients

All of my email folders are missing. How can I get them to show up?
Please re-subscribe to your folder(s) in your e-mail client. Please note, this must be done in EACH email account to be effective for that specific account.

Microsoft Outlook:

  1. Right-click on the account name on the far left side of the screen.
  2. Left-click "IMAP Folders..."
  3. A "Show/Hide IMAP Folders" window opens.
  4. The window has two tabs, labeled "All" and "Visible". Make sure "All" is selected.
  5. Select all the folders shown (shift-left-click)
  6. Click "Show" button.

Thunderbird:

  1. Right-click on your account name (Generally the parent of the tree structure).
  2. Click "Subscribe"
  3. Expand the folder tree and select all the folders you want to subscribe to.

MacMail:

  • Regarding the Apple Mail issue with IMAP; it does not directly adhere to RFC. Please follow this URL to find details about it and a workaround: http://www.macintouch.com/readerreports/mail_app/topic2610.html

Horde:

  1. In the main account click on the "Folders" icon at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose the "Rebuild Folder Tree" option from the drop-down box.
  3. Next, choose the "Check Folders for New Mail" option from the same box.

Squirrelmail:

  1. At the top of the page click on Folders
  2. Select the folder(s) from the right side under "Unsubscribe/Subscribe"
  3. Click Subscribe

RoundCube:

  1. At the top of the page click "Personal Settings"
  2. Click the Folders tab
  3. Check the box for any folder to be subscribed to under the subscribed column
  4. Click "E-Mail" at the top of the page to save changes and go back to your email
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