Applications :: Remove Unread Message Count From Imap Folder?

Sep 16, 2010

I set up my gmail account in Mail and love it. My question is regarding the IMAP folders. In the attached image you'll see that one of the IMAP accounts has over 400 messages, but I only have 18 in my inbox itself.

Is there a way to hide or remove the unread message count from the IMAP folder in the drawer?

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Mar 10, 2012

There is a message marked as unread (the little blue ball) in an IMAP account's inbox.So why doesn't the Inbox show a (1) next to it to indicate there are unread messages?

Info:iMac (21.5-inch Late 2009), Mac OS X (10.7.3), 12 GB RAM, also MBP late 2006 +....

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1) It disappears from the inbox folder display and

2) It is copied into my local folder 

However, if I look in the IMAP trash folder the message is not there. When I go back to the IMAP inbox folder, the message reappears there. (It will also reappear if I simply refresh the IMAP inbox folder after moving the message). 

If I delete the message from my IMAP inbox folder, it is correctly moved from my IMAP inbox folder to the IMAP trash folder, which is how I have my server settings delete options configured. Changing the server settings delete options doesn't affect the problem when moving messages. 

Additionally, my local mail folders are configured as maildir, not mbox. (Not sure it that's relevant info..) 

Another user on the same IMAP server mentioned that they don't see this behavior with 24.6.0. I haven't tried to downgrade my Thunderbird version yet. I'd like to get confirmation that I have to, before I go through the process. 

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I have an iMac running the latest version of Lion.

The unread email count indicator DOES appear on my MacBookPro and my MacMini at's just the iMac at home that has this issue. 

How do you make the unread email count reappear? 

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My macbook pro, my ipad 2 and my iphone 4s. On my ipad, I go into the account to look for sent messages, and I have 3 sent message folders under the inbox,. sent. sent messages and sent with a paper airplane. 

Now I am trying to get everything to sync together, so that when I write an email on any device, it is saved in the sent mail folder, and I can see it on any device I choose. Currently I am sending email on my ipad and it is not saving in the folders, any of them. 

in the sent message folder, i am seeing messages sent from me from last friday, although i have sent messages already from this account. 

in my second account though, the heirachy is different when i go into the account under the inbox i have 1 folder sent messages, then i have the sent messages with the paper airplane next to it. 

when i go into the sent messages folder i see that a message that i wrote on my macbook pro this morning, is saved in this sent messages folder, as it other things i have sent through my mackbook pro in the sent messages with the paper airplane i have stuff only sent from friday and before.  

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Apr 21, 2010

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Apr 14, 2012

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And now, this morning, after a month or two of all that... and after installing the Java Security Upgrade last night, I can't get into my accounts at all.  On first boot-up it hung for 20 minutes before I shut it down.  After running Disk Utility from Recovery Drive and repairing the drive I rebooted and got the log-in screen.  I clicked on my user icon, typed the correct password, was shown they white/grey screen for a few flickering seconds then was brought back to the log-in screen.  I rebooted to the Recovery Disk, ran Disk Utility, saw all the same errors again, repaired the disk, rebooted and got the same problems with logging in again. 

I've repeated this cycle five times today, as both a normal boot-up and in "Safe Mode" all with the same results.  I've repaired the disk using Disk Utility from Recovery Disk as well as accessing the disk in Target Mode, and always there are the same errors needing to be repaired. 

I don't buy that I'm dealing with a hardware issue.  My antivirus and security software are all up-to-date.  What the heck is going on?  Why do I keep having these disk problems?  Why can't I access my accounts anymore?  Why does it keep hanging during boot-up?  Why am I about to throw the machine out my bedroom window?

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May 1, 2012

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Is it possible to delete message in the server using Mail configured using IMAP? 

Currently when I delete the message in Mail, the server still keep a copy of it, which means it is not deleted on the server. I know that POP can do this but I still want the option of being able to access it from other computers.  

My server has only a small size, so I hope that I can just delete it from my Mail instead of having to log in to the server and delete it again. 

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Dec 1, 2010

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