When I use POP in Outlook, no folders ! all in inbox !


I am trying to use Outlook for my gmail email.

I have many folders in my email.

When I try to download my emails in Outlook, all my emails got to Inbox in Outlook !

There is no folders. why ??

When I try IMAP in outlook, it shows my folders. !!

Please help .. what to do .. i need to download my emails in pop in outlook in folders.

Thanks a lot.
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Ivano ViolaConnect With a Mentor System AdministratorCommented:
Pop downloads and stores your emails on your computer. It does not replicate your web-based folder setup. This has to be re-created and sorted manually in your outlook account. Emails are available even when offline.

IMAP emails are stored on the mail server (not downloaded). Your folder setup are replicated through Outlook just as you see it when accessing it through your browser.

John HurstConnect With a Mentor Business Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Also, in Outlook, unless you say differently in the Options, all email will go to the Inbox. That is completely normal.

You move into folders manually or via Outlook Rules. But that is a second step (although Rules can automate the process making it look like one).

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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@mb4ever - Thanks and I was happy to assist you here.

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