Tools, Accounts, select that account, properties, IMAP tab,
unselect "Check for new messages in all folders".
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
"GeV" <reply_to_group@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:uoNYT2VnJHA.1172@xxxxxx
> I'm trying out IMAP for several email accounts. I want to use it as a backup so I don't have to worry about backing up my email.
> But to Sync everything up takes quite a while because WLM is checking each folder for new messages instead of juct the Inbox. Is
> there any way I can control this? I would like to sync up all the folders only when I've made a change (like after I just created a
> new folder and rearranged the messages in that account). I don't need it to check 100 folders for maybe 1 change I made a few
> minutes ago. I just need it to check for new incoming messages - the Inbox.
> POP isn't so bad but every time I create a folder in WLM, now I'll also have to do the same on my webmail account and move the
> messages around. It will be a real hassle. Maybe backing up the email isn't so bad an idea after all!