PHP IMAP Script to Read Outlook Email Inbox

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Here is a simple PHP script to read the email inbox. This code also contains PHP script to read an outlook inbox mail received from a particular email address.

Please note that the following is achieved through PHP IMAP PROTOCOL
Also, this is not a very secure method of doing it. The idea here is to reveal the concept.

<?php
  error_reporting(E_ALL ^ (E_NOTICE | E_WARNING));
  
  $incoming_mail_server = 'imap.gmail.com'; 
  //This is an example incoming mail server for Gmail which you can configure to your outlook, check out the manual on Supported IMAP client list below.
  
  $your_email = 'me@outlookmail.com'; // your outlook email ID
  $yourpassword = 'xyz' // your outlook email password
  
  $mbox   = imap_open("{$incoming_mail_server}", $your_email , $yourpassword )   or  die("can't connect: " . imap_last_error());
  $num = imap_num_msg($mbox); // read total messages in email
  $MC = imap_check($mbox);
  $msg=array();
  // Fetch an overview for all messages in INBOX
  $result = imap_fetch_overview($mbox,"$num:{$MC->Nmsgs}",0);
  foreach ($result as $overview) {
    echo 'Message no'.$overview->msgno. '<br/>';
         "{$overview->subject}<br/>";
           $check = imap_mailboxmsginfo($mbox);
      
        echo $check->Unread;
       
        echo $overview->subject;
        echo $overview->body;
        
    //code to check and display email received from a particular Email address
        if(preg_match("/xxx@gmail.com/",$overview->from,$match)){
              $msg[$overview->msgno]=$overview->subject;
              imap_delete($mbox,$overview->msgno);
        }
        else{
              imap_delete($mbox,$overview->msgno);
        }
  }
       imap_close($mbox); 
?>

Here is a list of Supported IMAP client list

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