- In your home directory, create or edit the file called .muttrc or depending on your configuration the muttrc file in your .mutt/ directory
- If there is already a line beginning with
"set spoolfile=", replace the text after = with
This will cause mutt to prompt you for your password when you begin the program, then it will take you to your inbox.
- If you would like your default mutt folders to be your folders on the IMAP server [rather than local text files in your home directory, under ~/mail/ usually], you can add the following line as well: