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  1. In your home directory, create or edit the file called .muttrc or depending on your configuration the muttrc file in your .mutt/ directory
  2. 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.
  3. 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:
    set folder=imaps://your-username@webmail.msri.org/