Migrating from Maildir to Gmail

delete old emails if necessary, turn off convo view (Settings > General) since this lumps everything together. (note, you can do things like “before:2014/4/29?) Use getmail to pull all emails as mbox or Maildir format from your old email account. I initially did maildir hence why below I convert them to mbox for thunderbird. I configured like this for pulling from our corporate exchange server: [retriever] type = SimpleIMAPSSLRetriever server = exchange.

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