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Setup Fetch Mail accounts in Horde

Problem:

How do I setup Fetch Mail accounts in Horde?

Solution:

(OPTIONAL) Create folders within Horde for each Fetch Mail account. This way, you can have Fetched email delivered to separate folders for organization.
  1. Login to Horde (if you are not already logged in)
  2. Click MAIL on the left side of the screen
  3. Click FOLDERS on the top part of the screen
  4. From the drop-down menu, select "Create Folder"
  5. Enter a name for the folder. For example, if you are going to fetch email from the account, example@domain.com, you might name this folder, Example.
  6. Repeat from Step 4 above for each folder you would like to add
  7. Continue on to next sections below

To setup Fetch Mail accounts:

  1. Login to Horde (if you are not already logged in)
  2. Click MAIL on the left side of the screen
  3. Click OPTIONS on the upper-right side of the screen
  4. Click FETCH MAIL beneath Message Options
  5. Click the link, "Edit your preferences for accessing other mail accounts"
  6. Select an account from the drop-down menu or click "Create a New Account"
  7. Select "IMAP/POP3 Mail Servers" from the drop-down menu.
  8. Fill out the Form:
    • Account's name: (This can be anything you'd like to enter)
    • Protocol: change to IMAP
    • Username: full email address you want to Fetch mail from (example@domain.com)
    • Password: The password for the email address you are checking
    • Server: mail.yourdomain.com (This can be set to 'localhost' if the email account is on the same server)
    • Remote Mailbox: Inbox
    • Local Mailbox: Inbox(or, choose one of the folders you created in the 1st section of this tutorial)
    • Check the first 2 boxes, "Get only new messages" and "Mark messages as seen"
  9. Click SAVE

To Fetch mail from accounts you have setup: (Warning! if you have many email accounts setup to be Fetched and there are many emails in each inbox, the Fetch operation may take some time to retrieve email)

  1. Login to Horde (if you are not already logged in)
  2. Click MAIL from the left-hand side of the screen or the MAIL button near the top-right side of the screen.
  3. Click the FETCH MAIL button at the top of the screen
  4. Select the account(s) you want to check
  5. Click FETCH MAIL


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