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Initially released in December 2012, the PHP IMAP Mailbox is a powerful and open source library to connect to a mailbox by POP3, IMAP and NNTP using the PHP IMAP extension. This library allows you to fetch emails from your email server. Extend the functionality or create powerful web applications to handle your incoming emails.



PHP Version php-imap Version
5.6 3.x
7.0 3.x
7.1 3.x
7.2 3.x, 4.x
7.3 3.x, 4.x
7.4 >3.0.33, 4.x

Installation by Composer

Install the latest available release:

$ composer require php-imap/php-imap

Install the latest available and stable source code from master, which is may not released / tagged yet:

$ composer require php-imap/php-imap:dev-master

Install the latest available and may unstable source code from develop, which is may not properly tested yet:

$ composer require php-imap/php-imap:dev-develop

Run Tests

Before you can run the any tests you may need to run composer install to install all (development) dependencies.

Run all tests

You can run all available tests by running the following command (inside of the installed php-imap directory): composer run tests

Run only PHPUnit tests

You can run all PHPUnit tests by running the following command (inside of the installed php-imap directory): php vendor/bin/phpunit --testdox

Integration with frameworks

Getting Started Example

Below, you'll find an example code how you can use this library. For further information and other examples, you may take a look at the wiki.

Method imap() allows to call any imap function in a context of the the instance:

Some request require much time and resources:


Requires php Version ^7.2
ext-fileinfo Version *
ext-iconv Version *
ext-imap Version *
ext-mbstring Version *

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