Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Archiving from IMAP folders

Posted on 2007-11-29
1
Medium Priority
?
728 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
My ISP is AOL but I use an IMAP account in MS Outlook 2007 as my email reader rather than the AOL browser. Every so often my old emails disappear, apparently into some cyberspace dustbin, and I cannot seem to get them back. Is it possible for me set up some means of regularly archiving emails from the IMAP folder so that I can recover them at a later date if I want to? I am running XP Home.
0
Comment
Question by:grandsire02
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 97

Accepted Solution

by:
war1 earned 750 total points
ID: 20374796
Hello grandsire02,

AOL deletes the emails from server after a set number of days.  Since IMAP is a reflection of server, mail are deleted in IMAP.

You can set a rule to copy emails from AOL to Local Folders. Set a rule that emails sent to your AOL address be moved to a new folder like "AOL".

Hope this helps!
war1
0

Featured Post

Visualize your virtual and backup environments

Create well-organized and polished visualizations of your virtual and backup environments when planning VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V or Veeam deployments. It helps you to gain better visibility and valuable business insights.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Email signatures have numerous marketing benefits. Here are 8 top reasons to turn your email signature into a marketing channel.
Phishing attempts can come in all forms, shapes and sizes. No matter how familiar you think you are with them, always remember to take extra precaution when opening an email with attachments or links.
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to set up Lists in Mailchimp. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Mailchimp will be used. Log into your Mailchimp account. : Click on Lists. Click on Create List Button : Choose the desiā€¦
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate the easy use of Gmail embedding images in your email so the recipient of your email can view them in context.
Suggested Courses

704 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question