IMAP Accounts with Intellect

If you simply want your incoming mail to show up in Intellect and you aren't really sure what IMAP or POP3 is, you don't need to read any further. Just the basic mail setup in Intellect will take care of you without any need to get technical. BUT, if you know all about IMAP and want to know more detail about how to take advantage of this type of mail server with Intellect, you are in the right place.

The Universal Inbox folder in Intellect

The first thing to notice in Intellect is the Inbox folder is just the tip of a tree -- if you expand it, you'll find a list of all your accounts which you can read separately if you wish.

Reading mail in IMAP folders

Synchronization with the IMAP account's Inbox folder

Unique to IMAP accounts, the Inbox folder for the specific account in Intellect synchronizes with the Inbox folder on the IMAP server.

Every time we send/receive with this account,

NOTE: All messages downloaded to Intellect will show up as read on your IMAP server.

With all of these possible changes, Send/Receive is not just for new incoming and new outgoing messages, but also for sending and receiving these synchronization updates, so if you made changes locally in your inbox and don't see it reflected on your server yet, you could hit the Send/Receive button to perform the synchronization now instead of waiting for the next time the program is set to update your accounts automatically.

Moves and Deletes in other local IMAP folders (not Inbox)


This help article applies to Intellect 4 or newer