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Alpha 5 V10.5 Built-in email client

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  • Alpha 5 V10.5 Built-in email client

    I searched somewhat for an answer to my question but didn't really see a question or answer that addressed this. Doesn't mean it doesn't exist, I guess.

    Can A5V10.5 handle IMAP? It sends mail using SMTP settings. However, when I try to receive existing messages into the A5 email client (including the bcc to myself) I get a timeout error (after 15 seconds it appears) I have some 600 emails in my Outlook inbox, of which, all are read and some I want to save/store in a client specific folder OR into a specific email table attached to my primary table via the set structure.

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    Re: Alpha 5 V10.5 Built-in email client

    Bob, did you try searching for IMAP in the search box above? The first hit answers your question.

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      Re: Alpha 5 V10.5 Built-in email client

      No, I searched for Built-in mail server threads. Thanks for finding that.

      I suppose IMAP would have been more logical.

      Now I guess I need to figure out how to deal with this. I suppose I can create a new POP account and forward emails to it then receive them and place where I want.

      If anyone has other suggestions, they are appreciated in advance.

      Thanks

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        Re: Alpha 5 V10.5 Built-in email client

        Alpha Five only supports POP for receiving emails. It will not work with IMAP.

        Lenny Forziati
        Vice President, Internet Products and Technical Services
        Alpha Software Corporation

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