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Mail preferences don't stick or are changed without any user actions

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Apple Mail keeps changing the settings of my IMAP account. I set the Mailbox Behavior options to certain values, and then - after few days - the settings are changed. It typically happens with the settings used to enable/disable the storing of draft and sent messages on the server. It seems it is a quite common issue.

Has anybody found a solution?

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.7), Mac OS X and free software only
  • ~ C - M ~ Level 1 Level 1 (65 points)
    I have the EXACT same issue and it is very frustrating and annoying. It also then leads to things changing on my iPhone as well (because I am using Gmail IMAP settings).

    Any solutions anyone?
    MacBook 2.4GHz - 2GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.7), - FCE4 - Canon HF10 (Video) - Logic Pro 7.2.3
  • Wingrove Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
    SAME.. i have one account i DONT want to NOT check mail automatically on otherwise i get double messages.

    I can have both my macs open and check the same setting on both and know theyre set exactly the same (so i know its not .mac 'syncing' the prefs)

    It will sit there open and be the same for an hour or so. then suddenly i start getting doubled up mail arriving, i check the prefs and lo and behold its changed to 'check automatically'

    love a solution to this one
    Macpro 8X 6GB/2TB 2x23" MacBookPro 17", iPod touch 16gb, Mac OS X (10.5)


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