FIX: IMAP folders are not showing in Outlook panel. (Solved) – wintips.org

If you have set up an IMAP account in Outlook and several IMAP folders are not visible in the Outlook panel, continue below to resolve the issue. When you use Outlook to access your IMAP account, Outlook should display all of your IMAP folders in the navigation bar. If you don’t see all of your IMAP folders in the folder pane, continue reading below.

How to fix: IMAP folders are missing (not visible) in the Outlook navigation bar.

Method 1: Choose which IMAP account folders appear in Outlook.

The first way to solve the “IMAP folders are not visible in the folder pane” problem in Outlook is to subscribe to all the IMAP folders that you want to appear in the navigation pane. For this:

1. In the navigation bar, right click In the IMAP account and select IMAP folders.

Fix IMAP folders not showing up in Outlook

2. Then click Request to display a list of all IMAP folders on the mail server.

FIX: IMAP folders not visible in Navigation Pane

3. Select and click on the IMAP folders that are no longer visible in the navigation bar Subscribe. Repeat the procedure from the other folder that you want to display in the navigation bar. To select multiple folders, hold down the CTRL key while you click the folder name.

4. Click when done OK.

Choose which IMAP account folders are visible in Outlook

5. Finally, right-click on the IMAP account and select Update folder list to apply the change.

FIX: IMAP folders are not visible in Outlook

6. Now, check if all the IMAP folder appears in Outlook and if the problem persists, move on to the next method.

Method 2: Specify the IMAP root folder path.

If Outlook doesn’t show all IMAP folders, go ahead and specify the “Rot Folder Path” for your IMAP account. For this:

1. from Outlook File press the menu button Profile settings -> Profile settings.

Outlook account settings

2. Highlight the IMAP account and click on it Change.

IMAP account - change

3. If “Root Folder Path” blank, enter the word “Inbox” and then press The next one and Termination to apply the change.

Specify the path of the IMAP root folder

4. Close and restart Outlook to resync your IMAP account.

Method 3. Disable antivirus integration in Outlook.

The final way to solve the problem “Not showing all IMAP folders in Outlook” is to disable the Antivirus integration with Outlook or try to completely remove the Antivirus from your computer and if the problem is solved, download download and reinstall the latest version of your AV software. *

* Additional support: If you don’t see your IMAP folders after copying or importing messages from an existing IMAP account or Outlook PST data file, follow the instructions in this guide: FIX: IMAP has no imported or copied emails.

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