How to fix slow Outlook IMAP folder synchronization issues

How to fix slow Outlook IMAP folder synchronization issues

 

How to fix slow Outlook IMAP folder synchronization issues
  1. File > Account Settings > Account Settings…
  2. Double click on your IMAP account.
  3. Click on “More Options…”
  4. Click on the Tab “Advanced”
  5. Option: Root folder path, this should just show “Inbox”
  6. Click “OK” to exit windows.
Why does my outlook take so long to synchronize folders?
When you have many folders with many messages in Microsoft Outlook, synchronization can be slow or even appear to hang. Outlook hangs because it downloads all messages every time, including attachments, while with a regular email IMAP application, only headers are being synced.

 

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