Apple – Mac Mail not sending and receiving – IMAP

Mac Mail – IMAP not working

Funny.  Since converting from POP to IMAP (to support allowing us to manage our email on our Mac Computer, iPhone, iPad and Windows Computer), we routinely have issues where Mac Mail just stops sending and receiving email.  I was attributing this, without basis, to a problem with my ISP or email host.  No pattern whatsoever that we have seen so far.  Some days it works.  Some days not.  We’ve done some research and found the following.  We saw the problem today, tried this approach, and Mac Mail immediately started working again.  There may be problems here as it’s only been tried once.  Thus, this is a start until Apple happens to resolve the issue automagically.

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