Microsoft KB Archive/169616

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OLEXP: Inbox Assistant Rules Do Not Work with IMAP Accounts

Article ID: 169616

Article Last Modified on 10/9/2003


  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.0
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.0

This article was previously published under Q169616


Inbox Assistant rules do not work if you are using a mail account based on the Internet Mail Access Protocol (IMAP).


If your mail provider supports the use of the Post Office Protocol (POP3), configure your account using POP3. This allows Inbox Assistant rules to function normally.


This behavior is by design.

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