University of California, Riverside



To change Eudora (we recommend Eudora 6.2) from POP to IMAP do the following:

  1. Open Eudora.
  2. Go to Tools / Options
  3. Under Category, scroll down to Incoming Mail.
  4. Check IMAP under Server configuration, click OK.
  5. You should see a new set of mailboxes on the left hand side where your mailbox list resides.
  6. Double click the new Inbox.
  7. Message headers should begin being downloaded to your machine.
  8. If you click the + sign next to the new Inbox, you will see several other mailboxes underneath it.
  9. Go to Tools / Options again.
  10. Under Category, scroll to Incoming Mail.
  11. Next to the selection When I Delete a Message, check Move it to. Then click the button next to it. (It is usually called Trash).
  12. You have to select the Trash mailbox under the NEW inbox. You can drill down to it through the menu that pops up.
  13. Double click the new Inbox again.

You have now changed over to IMAP from POP.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Computing & Communications
Computing & Communications Bldg.

Tel: (951) 827-4741
Fax: (951) 827-4541