When this happens, it will automatically create a folder called Sent (this computer only) – but this folder won’t sync the sent mails with the server.
There are times when your Outlook may not recognize your folders due to some errors.
Storing all your sent messages on the server is great for synchronization and easy access from all your devices, but as the Sent folder gets larger, your mail applications will begin to slow down when accessing it.
This is even more obvious on mobile devices like the i Phone.
Manual set up should be a final resort and should be done if the auto sync fails.
You can sync your IMAP email account settings from an Apple device; an i Phone, an i Pod or a Mac device.
You cannot change where sent email messages are saved when using an IMAP account, although you can turn off saving of sent messages entirely.
The way it should work is as simple as this: If your Sent folder is not syncing, then one of the above three statements must be false.Look for similar options for controlling the Sent mailbox behaviour in the mail application of your choice.When you find how to do it for your mail program that is not listed here, send over the instructions so we can post them for others to use!By default, a copy of each message that you send is saved in the Sent Items folder.
When you reply to or forward an email message that is saved in any folder other than the Inbox, you can configure Outlook to save a copy of the sent message in the same folder as the original message.Outlook 2016 and Outlook 2013 for Windows uses Exchange Active Sync (EAS) to connect to (formerly Hotmail), which doesn’t save sent messages in the folder you sent them from.