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importing pst imap

by louis144 / February 22, 2015 7:21 PM PST

What happens when you import an old exported imap account?Doesn't it conflict with the imap server?

I speak about a pst that includes local folders and an imap account.

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no pst but eml
by louis144 / February 22, 2015 9:04 PM PST
In reply to: importing pst imap

the files to import are no pst but eml files

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Re: iml files
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 22, 2015 9:09 PM PST
In reply to: no pst but eml

No problem with that. An eml-file is local.

Kees

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eml file
by louis144 / February 23, 2015 12:23 AM PST
In reply to: Re: iml files

Does this mean the mails of the eml file of my imap account comes in a local folder when I import them?
Or becomes my imap account a mix of the local eml mails and the mails of the imap server?

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Re: eml file
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 23, 2015 2:58 AM PST
In reply to: eml file

Why not try one and see what happens? Might be interesting.

Kees

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import eml file imap account
by louis144 / February 25, 2015 8:08 PM PST
In reply to: Re: eml file

I have installed windows live mail on another computer with the same imap account.
I have exported the imap inbox then I have imported the imap inbox.
At the moment of importing windows live mail did not ask whether it must double the existing imap mails or not importing existing mails.
After importing the inbox has not changed.So there are no double mails.When I delete an old message it's removed from my imap server: I have no conflict with my imap server.
But when I export imap, then I remove an imap message and then I import imap: the removed message does not appaer in the inbox: it seems like import does not work with imap!

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