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Mac OSX Outlook Email

My Outlook keeps dowloading my email, please help.  I am using Outlook for Mac 2011.  It's constantly wiping out my folders and dowloading them over and over again.

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Re: Mac OSX Outlook Email

I don't have Outlook myself, but see if this applies to your situation---------------

 

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_xp-outlook/outlook-is-downloading-thousands-...

 

It seems to me that this is a fairly frequent occurrence for Outlook users in any version.




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Re: Mac OSX Outlook Email

Exact same thing has been happening to me since Monday.  Happening with Outlook 2016 and Outlook 2011 (both Mac).  Haven't opened up a ticket, but I've been trying to resolve this for about 4 days with no stable solution yet.  All other email accounts in my Outlook besides the comcast.net account are fine and stable (Exchange and IMAP are other accounts).  Tried repairing folders, deleting entire profiles, etc.  Also no problem on the PC side with Outlook (yet)...

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Re: Mac OSX Outlook Email

I'm not the OP, and thank you for your response, but I don't think this is same problem.  Outlook is competely resetting the IMAP account like you don't have any folders and then it sets to re-downloading all the emails for all the folders.  Then, it repeats this over and over without any real reason or rhythm (that I can see yet).  It can happen several times a day: it's annoying when all your bandwidth is committing to reloading thousands of emails and then regrabbing them an hour later...

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