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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



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.0
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 4.0



This article was previously published under Q169616

SYMPTOMS

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

RESOLUTION

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.

STATUS

This behavior is by design.


Additional query words: 4.00

Keywords: KB169616