Mail app messed up IMAP account definitions on upgrade to Sierra

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Mac2013orlater, Oct 7, 2017.

  1. Mac2013orlater macrumors member

    Feb 2, 2014
    Mail app IMAP accounts got messed up after upgrade to Sierra completed (from Mavericks). One IMAP account got completely lost, e-mail messages saved to privat and local message boxes are saved. Few other messes in accounts definitions more. Is it possible to import manually accounts definitions from Mavericks where everything was fine? Mavericks backups are available, Time Machine and of other kinds.
    Generally all e-mail messages are kept in local and private mailboxes without any connections to servers. In rare case these are left short term stored on servers.
  2. Phil in ocala Suspended

    Phil in ocala

    Jul 14, 2016
    Same here....does Apple in Cupertino care....NOPE.
  3. posguy99 macrumors 6502a

    Nov 3, 2004
    Which of course is your problem, negating one of the great benefits of IMAP.
  4. Mac2013orlater thread starter macrumors member

    Feb 2, 2014
    POP3 does not show feature we need. Therefore a switch from POP to IMAP a huge time ago.

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