Android, outgoing messages not saved on server

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at
Fri Aug 5 10:06:24 EDT 2011

On Fri, 2011-08-05 at 15:33 +0200, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
> I've a customer with an Samsung Galaxy S2 phone (Android 2.3), and he
> has a Cyrus IMAP 2.2.13 server.

Are you using the pile-of-crap deliberately-hobbled default "Mail"

If so install K-9 - which is a read IMAP/POP mail client for Android,
supports 'push', etc...

> 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?

Yes, lots, use K-9.

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