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    POP turns into IMAP?

    OK. I set up a new (POP) PST file for one of my e-mail addresses. Then I imported all the mail from the old PST into it. Now, some of the folders -- subfolders to the inbox -- are showing as IMAP folders. Not all folders, just some.

    How the heck can that happen, and, if I set up a new PST and import all the mail into that one, will it make the new one PST as well?

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    Regardless of you creating a data file, the way you set up to connection to the mail box determines POP or IMAP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeP517 View Post
    Regardless of you creating a data file, the way you set up to connection to the mail box determines POP or IMAP.

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    Joe, that's exactly what I would have thought. But if that's true, how can I have one folder with a context menu like the one on the left below, and one like the one on the right below in the same PST file?

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    Is these pictures from the same PC?

    From the same version of Outlook?

    From the same email profile?

    Joe

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    Yup.
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    Are you accessing the context menu from a different view?

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    Joe, no. I right-clicked the one folder, and clipped it, and then the other.

    Strangest thing....

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    What folders are right clicking?

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    I'm not sure what you are asking me Joe. Which ones are turning into IMAP folders? Subfolders of the inbox. Nothing particularly different about them...
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    Can you post a screenshot of the folder navigation pane and indicate which are the folders that exhibit this behavior?

    Joe

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    Joe, it seems totally random. In the clip, Kap is IMAP, but iThemes and Justia, for instance, are not.

    Chuck

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