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I access gmail using IMAP on my Mac OS X.

When I delete a mail, it vanishes from Mail but if I quit and start it again, the mail is there again.

It seems to be impossible to delete a mail from gmail using IMAP.

Am I missing something?

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after delete mail are you empty your trash? – Am1rr3zA Jul 25 '10 at 19:33
yes I do and I also do ERASE DELETED MESSAGES... it appears to vanish. then I quit Mail and when I start it again, the message is there. The only way to delete something is from gmail page. This is pretty annoying. – SpaceDog Jul 25 '10 at 21:43
up vote 3 down vote accepted

You should setup your client as Google recommends, see here: (expand the "Apple Mail" section)

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apparently the settings were corrupted. I deleted the plist, reload the mail, adjust the settings and it is now working. THANKSS!!!!! – SpaceDog Jul 25 '10 at 21:48

Have you changed all the settings they list here?

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