User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; InfoPath.1; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729) Build Identifier: Thunderbird 3.1.6 "Check for new messages at startup" only checks the Inbox and mail.check_all_imap_folders_for_new is ignored. However, it the "Get Mail" button is pressed the mail.check_all_imap_folders_for_new preference is honoured. This used to work in version 2 of Thunderbird, but I have not seen it work in version 3. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Set "Server Setting" - "Check for new messages at startup" 2. Set mail.check_all_imap_folders_for_new preference 3. Stop Thunderbird 4. Wait for some new mail in a box other that Inbox 3. Start Thunderbird Actual Results: The directory (other than the Inbox) in which new mail has arrived will not be highlighted. Expected Results: All imap folder should be check at startup for new mail and the directories highlighted appropriately.
This sounds like bug Bug 221792
in particular, see bug 221792 comment 39 and comment 38. If that doesn't describe your issue, we can undo the duplication
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 221792
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