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The IMAP mailbox that Dovecot sets up has no SENT folder or TRASH folder. How do I set those up? Is there a way to place them outside of the INBOX hiearchy? I want to make sure that these folders work with the iPhone email client or any other mobile email client.

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So just to be aware, there's no "standard" here, different clients sometimes use different folders for Sent, Drafts, Trash etc.

Saying that, if you have a standard for your clients to use (or you're just using one client), you can auto-create and auto-subscribe clients to folders.

See the autocreate plugin

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Also clients like Kmail or Thunderbird allow for changing the location folders to some custom ones –  Hubert Kario Nov 17 '12 at 14:24

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