Microsoft's e-mail service finally supports IMAP. Here's how to add your account to Thunderbird or another desktop mail client.
Microsoft just added IMAP support to Outlook.com e-mail, which allows you to keep your e-mail synchronized when using third-party clients. We'll show you how to set it up on Apple's Mail app.
Microsoft adds IMAP and OAuth support to its Outlook.com email service, providing what it says is a "richer email experience across devices and apps."
If OS X Mail will not store drafts, junk mail, or trashed messages on the server for an IMAP account, you likely just need to re-establish Mail's link to the designated account folder.
A number of MobileMe users who have upgraded to iCloud are finding that Apple's Mail program may periodically reject and ask for passwords.
The company now gives people some precise control over how other e-mail applications can use Gmail with IMAP. It's minor, but it shows the wisdom of Google's approach.
The company says that POP access is back, that work is continuing on restoring IMAP, and that the remaining delayed messages should arrive Thursday afternoon.
How to setup up IMAP Gmail on your iPhone (video)
Coming soon: Access your Gmail from an IMAP client.
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