This happens often in thunderbird and I do not know how to solve it.

I open thunderbird on one pc and sync inbox with gmail. then I do to laptop and open the same gmail imap in Thunderbird. I read some messages and tag some message as important. When I return to my pc, Thunderbird did not sync gmail inbox. messages still remain undread and untagged. The same happens if I read gmail messages via my mobile phone.

What setting in my desktop thunderbird are wrong so that it does not properly or immediately sync gmail inbox? How can I force syncing of gmail inbox? Pressing Get Mail -> accountName does not sync imap gmail inbox.



imap fetches data at regular intervals. If you want it more immediate you might be able to make use of google's activesync exchange server. I dont know if thunderbird has that abil

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