Changing from POP to IMAP

I originally set up a GoDaddy hosted email account as POP. In the past
year I've created many, many folders under the PERSONAL folder. I now
want to change the GoDaddy account to an IMAP based account. I removed
the POP account and created an IMAP account but the INBOX for the IMAP
account shows up a separate account rather than the INBOX under the
PERSONAL folder.

Is there a way to "move" the IMAP account under the PERSONAL folder so
that the INBOX in PERSONAL corresponds to the newly configured IMAP
account?

Any help or suggestions is appreciated...




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On 3/22/2010 7:14 PM, rfoszcz wrote:
> I originally set up a GoDaddy hosted email account as POP. In the past
> year I've created many, many folders under the PERSONAL folder. I now
> want to change the GoDaddy account to an IMAP based account. I removed
> the POP account and created an IMAP account but the INBOX for the IMAP
> account shows up a separate account rather than the INBOX under the
> PERSONAL folder.
>
> Is there a way to "move" the IMAP account under the PERSONAL folder so
> that the INBOX in PERSONAL corresponds to the newly configured IMAP
> account?
>
> Any help or suggestions is appreciated...
>
>
>
>
Your question really is:

"I used to have a Godaddy POP3 account setup in my Outlook (unknown 
version) and now I am switching to IMAP4 account at Godaddy but Outlook 
created a separate set of folders for the IMAP account. Can I store 
those messages in my previous PST."

The answer is No. IMAP4 accounts are different from POP3 in that they 
support their own folders.

You can configure a rule to automatically copy your messages, but there 
is little point in it. What makes sense is to configure Outlook to open 
inside the IMAP Inbox folder by default.

For Outlook 2007, click on Tools -> Options -> Other -> Advanced Options 
-> Startup in this folder

Using IMAP4 is a good decision. You'll enjoy resiliency in having your 
mail available from anywhere. Your ISP will experience lower server load 
as compared to POP3.

If you remove the top "Personal Folders" PST from Manage data files, 
Outlook will recreate it anyway, so there is no way to get rid of it.
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Leonid
3/23/2010 5:46:51 AM
No, you need the personal folders for calendar and contacts, which are not 
supported by imap. If you want the imap inbox to be you start folder, go to 
Tools, Options, other tab, Advanced button - top option.  See 
http://www.slipstick.com/tutorials/startfolder/startfolder.htm if you need 
more help with this option.

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"rfoszcz" <rfoszcz.5edf65b@outlookbanter.com> wrote in message 
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>
> I originally set up a GoDaddy hosted email account as POP. In the past
> year I've created many, many folders under the PERSONAL folder. I now
> want to change the GoDaddy account to an IMAP based account. I removed
> the POP account and created an IMAP account but the INBOX for the IMAP
> account shows up a separate account rather than the INBOX under the
> PERSONAL folder.
>
> Is there a way to "move" the IMAP account under the PERSONAL folder so
> that the INBOX in PERSONAL corresponds to the newly configured IMAP
> account?
>
> Any help or suggestions is appreciated...
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> rfoszcz 

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Diane
3/23/2010 5:04:30 PM
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