I've configured Unity Mail so it monitors 2 email accounts (say, Gmail and Mail.ru). It correctly notifies me about new messages, but when I click on an unread message it either redirects me to Gmail or does nothing in the case of Mail.ru.

Is there a possibility of configuring Unity Mail so it can handle different redirect pages with the respect to email accounts?


When you click on an unread message in the Messaging Menu, it shouldn't open anything unless you set up an "Inbox[]" URL. To set it up, do the following:

  • open the configuration file (~/.config/unity-mail.conf) in any editor;
  • if there is no [URLs] section, add it (simply append this line to the file);
  • in [URLs] section, add lines like these:

    Inbox[yourname@gmail.com] = http://mail.google.com/mail/
    Inbox[yourname@mail.ru] = http://mail.ru/...

    (of course you can use any emails/URLs there). Now it should open the specified URL when you click on the unread message.

  • I had to restart Unity Mail for this to work – janot Mar 1 '15 at 14:37

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