Android, outgoing messages not saved on server

Stephen Ingram sbingram at
Fri Aug 5 10:01:50 EDT 2011


You typically have to tell the phone to use the Sent folder on the
server rather than the local Sent folder. This is typically found in
the configuration for the email account. As far as the INBOX.Sent, are
you using altnamespace: yes in your imapd.conf?


On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 6:33 AM, Paul van der Vlis <paul at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've a customer with an Samsung Galaxy S2 phone (Android 2.3), and he
> has a Cyrus IMAP 2.2.13 server.
> Connecting works fine, but e.g. outgoing messages are not saved in the
> "Sent" folder on the server, but local on the phone.
> Another less important problem is: he sees mailboxes like INBOX.Sent, he
> would prefer to see "Sent".
> Is here somebody with Android experience?
> With regards,
> Paul van der Vlis.
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