synchronization of mailbox



16 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: literakl, Unassigned)


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16 years ago
after reading wishlist faq, I place my proposal here. I hope, that this is
corect place, sorry if not.

I'd like to synchronize mail folders on my work
and home computer. I'd like them both to contain
same messages. Now it is impossible because of
mail folder structure (one file per folder).

Ideal use case would be:

*flag folders or message to be transfered to other computer
*press Save messages
*choose file name

transfer file to other computer

*press Synchronize with
*choose file

and voila file will be opened and all folders / messages,
that are in file and are not present in local computer
will be saved here.

What'ya think? Such feature would help me a lot.

Thank you for great product!
Severity: normal → enhancement
Product: MailNews → Core

Comment 1

14 years ago
probably a dupe (dupeme)

Comment 2

14 years ago
Reporter: Is it possible for this to be resolved by using imap ?

You could also create a local folder file, and save all the messages into that,
and then take them with you (maybe on a usb keychain)
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13 years ago
Blocks: 310158

Comment 4

13 years ago
I started to use IMAP wherever possible. 

Though I must say, that Mozilla products really sucks in data migration.
Whenever I reinstall my PC, I loose most information. I can take my bookmarks
and cookies from browser to new installation. There is nothing to save for
emails. All settings is everytime lost and I spend many months to catch original


11 years ago
Assignee: cavin → nobody
QA Contact: nbaca → import


11 years ago
Product: Core → MailNews Core
You can just copy your whole profile, which works.
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