Outlook 2011 syncing problem

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by blaake, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. blaake macrumors regular

    Nov 3, 2012
    I had ms outlook 2010 on my pc and when i made the switch over to a mac i got outlook 2011 and when i added my email account, it did not sync any of the folders that i created. i did not create them in outlook 2010, i created them on hotmail.com. i hope someone has an answer for me...

    hotmail/msn sever
  2. rrm998 macrumors regular


    Jun 15, 2012
    Houston, TX USA
    I don't use hotmail, but if it's being setup using POP, you won't get your server side folders. If hotmail supports IMAP, you can get to the folders. I have the same situation with Yahoo mail. It defaults to POP but if I manually configure as an IMAP server (iOS uses this protocol), I can access my folders.

    Someone here might see this and give you a link to the settings. Otherwise I suggest Googling hotmail IMAP settings to see what you can find.

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