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IMAP emails keep reappearing in inbox (after delete or move)

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by John Greer, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. macrumors member

    John Greer

    This is extremely frustrating. Emails keep coming back regardless of if I move/delete them via my Mac or iPhone.

    Most of the times a DELETE or MOVE via webmail stays deleted or moved.

    Recently, I even have to delete/move some of them on both the iPhone and MAC.


    I find the same thing happening with 3 GMAIL accounts as well as two accounts hosted by GoDaddy, so I'm guessing the problem in on the Apple side.

    Some people have suggested I uncheck the "Use IDLE command if the server supports it" checkbox. I did, to no avail.

    Any clues, pointers or suggestions?
  2. macrumors member

    John Greer


    The problem disappeared. Either GoDaddy did something or unchecking the IDLE parameter started working hours/days after I unchecked it...
  3. macrumors newbie


    @John Greer,

    I'm with Go Daddy and came across your post.

    I would be more than happy to assist your further in reviewing your Go Daddy email accounts to ensure everything is properly set up on our end.

    Feel free to reply or send me a private message with additional details.

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