[neomutt-users] Handling several email accounts in Neomutt

H agents at meddatainc.com
Sat Apr 1 22:09:57 CEST 2023

On April 1, 2023 3:24:56 PM EDT, Neubienautt <neubienautt at pm.me> wrote:
>Here is an alternative if you don't find a suitable solution to your
>post regarding the same session for multiple email accounts.
>I just setup neomutt in a similar situation to yours (I have 13 email
>accounts) in the past week.
>For various reasons, I chose not to set this up to handle all accounts
>in a single session.
>Rather, I wrote a couple of python scripts and added bash aliases.
>I wrote different muttrc files for each email accounts.
>Then, I have a couple of python scripts.
>The first python script is called check.email.  It uses imaplib to poll
>each of the imap email
>accounts and prints to screen how many new emails I have in each of the
>Based on this information I can either open a single account using a
>bash alias or
>I have a second python script that loops through each of the email
>accounts individually.
>On Sat, 01 Apr 2023 14:33 -0400, H wrote:
>> I am new to neomutt and have begun delving into the numerous
>configuration option. I have about a dozen email accounts I need to
>handle and switch between in the same session of Neomutt. I have been
>using, and continue to use, Thunderbird so that is my frame of
>> Perusing the 'net I have found users using function keys to switch
>between eg two accounts but I am interested in finding a more general
>approach that can handle a dozen, or even more, accounts in the same
>session of neomutt.
>> Suggestions welcome!

Thank you, I much prefer to stay in one single session though.

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