[Dovecot] MUAs creating different "Sent" folders

Willie Gillespie wgillespie+dovecot at es2eng.com
Tue Dec 6 20:14:44 EET 2011

On 12/06/2011 06:35 AM, Thierry de Montaudry wrote:
> Hi,
> I know this might be a bit off topic, but having just fixed the problem on my machine, I though I might share it: on Mac OS Lion, with Apple Mail, you can change the system folders by editing the file ~/Library/Mail/V2/MailData/Accounts.plist (path might differ with older version of Mac OS).
> For each accounts it has 3 entries (DraftMailboxName, JunkMailboxName and SentMessagesMailboxName) that can be changed to any value you want. Quite useful when you are IMAPing your account from different systems. Just don't forget to close Mail while editing this file, and don't do it if you don't have a proper plist editor.

This can also be done via the GUI in Apple Mail.

- Click on the mailbox you want.
- Mailbox > Use this mailbox for > (whatever)

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