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Questions tagged [gmail-imap]

IMAP is the Internet Message Access Protocol, and is often used when connecting to a Gmail account from a third party application.

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IMAP login to Gmail server via CLI fails

I am trying to log into my Gmail account manually using OpenSSL in my terminal. But for some reason, Gmail doesn't authorize my login even if the password is correct. Here's a rundown of my terminal: ...
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Apple Mail Can't Send Email with Gmail IMAP

I've got a client that I've set up G Suite for. They have multiple accounts (10) that they need to use regularly, so we set them up with Apple Mail to manage their emails. They seem to be able to ...
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Backup an inactive gmail account from Mail.app?

I have an gmail account that I've had working with Mail.app via IMAP for years (now on High Sierra). I no longer have access to the gmail account, but I have all the email locally on my machine. I'm ...
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Linked accounts to my Gmail, now it has gone crazy - 1000+ invisible unread emails in 4 hours

Help! I linked 2 of my additional emails to my Gmail and now my account has gone crazy. I do not have a good understanding of how server forwarding works, so I just googled it and followed the ...
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how to find all “unlabled” gmail messages through IMAP?

Bulk deleting non-labeled e-mails through the gmail web interface is less than perfect. Might there be some way to search for e-mails which are not in a specific folder? Gmail is rather unique in ...
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Thunderbird asks for passwords after some time from setting up the accounts. Passwords expiration?

When connecting email accounts to Thunderbird, I've checked remember this password option. But after a few weeks of password reentering-free life, it asks for the passwords yet again, out of the blue. ...
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Thunderbird Account duplication with settings - How can I copy an account, then modify that new copied account, while totally offline

Trying to SET UP four IMAP Gmail email address accounts, so I can just download the headers without messages, so I can then manage mailboxes, delete unneeded emails, etc. It seems very difficult, ...
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Added gmail with custom domain to outlook.com as 'connected account', can send emails as gmail account but not receive emails

As the title says, I can now send emails as the gmail email I added however the outlook.com account does not receive emails sent to the gmail account, even though it imports the gmail emails at the ...
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How to create a custom delete folder in Outlook 2016?

With Outlook 2007 I could go into account settings and choose my own folder where deleted items can go - the reason was to keeps the deleted emails forever, because Google (GMAIL) purges it every ...
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SSH Tunneling through HTTP Proxy Mac Mail.app

Has anyone successfully tunneled IMAP and SMTP from Mac's Mail.app over a HTTP proxy to a remote host and onto Gmail? So far, I've been able to tunnel the IMAP connection, however SMTP isn't ...
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Why does Google's app-passwords ALWAYS say the password is wrong?

After I have enabled the two-step-authorization, I cannot login my Gmail via Thunderbird anymore! I then noticed there is a way to do so with 'app-passwords'. So, I tried it, but it didn't work. ...
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GNU Emacs Gnus can't connect to gmail IMAP

I'm in the process of configuring Gnus to retrieve emails from my gmail account via IMAP. I have done as recommended at https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/GnusGmail, however I keep on getting errors from ...
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Reply to message I sent puts my address in TO instead of TO from the message

I've been using Gmail for quite some time and now I'd like one its feature in Outlook 2013 User A sends an email to user B User A then sends an update to this email to user B by pressing reply button....
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Troubles reading gmail with gnus

I am trying to configure emacs to fetch my mail from gmail and have got into some troubles. I am getting "NO" as answer from gmail server all the time. I have followed instructions offered at gnus ...
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Outlook 2010 integration with Gmail - configure trash location

How can I configure Outlook 2010 to save deleted items to the Gmail/All Mail folder instead of the Gmail/Trash folder? I have two computers, both with Outlook 2010 installed. Using the same Gmail ...
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E-Mail duplicates when GMail filters and Thunderbird runs

The question is related to Outlook + IMAP + Gmail: Remove duplicated e-mails GMail filters incoming e-mail and apply labels to it, which means that the mails are sorted in the respective folders. ...
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Undelete 100k mails in Gmail [closed]

One of our Gmail accounts has 100k mails in the trash, and all mail in the bin should be recovered. Mail in the trash will be deleted automatically over time. What is the best way to undelete these ...
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How do I make deleted emails go to the Outlook Trash, not just Gmail trash?

I use Outlook 2013 with four email accounts on my notebook computer (Windows 8.1). For three of the accounts, every email I delete is sent to a Trash or Deleted folder in Outlook where I can recover ...
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Strange spam not appearing in any gmail web interface folder (including spam folder) but appears in inbox when reading email via imap

I received the following spam (I included the header) when reading my email by alpine email client. Strangely this email does not appear in any gmail web interface folders (including spam folder). ...
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Show only primary GMail folder in eM Client

Is there a way to configure eM Client, so that only the primary inbox view is displayed without fiddling with the IMAP settings in GMail itself (as discussed here)? Possibly show all custom views in ...
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Sub-folders in Dovecot?

How can I enable my Dovecot IMAP server to support sub-folders? When I am trying to do an imapsync from my Gmail account to my Dovecot IMAP server I keep getting the following error: NO [CANNOT] ...
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Outlook 2013: Missing Second Calendar

I am using Outlook from Microsoft Office 2013 with a GMail IMAP account. At one point, I had 2 calendars showing on the Calendar tab. Somehow I deleted or hid 1 calendar. Currently, only 1 calendar ...
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Outlook “skip” on reciving mail from 1 account

I added a Gmail account to outlook.for some reason when i do "send/receive" its send receive on 2 previous accounts, on the new account its only "sending". is see like this: account 1 sending. ...
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If I add my Gmail to Outlook Express via IMAP, will it download all of my mail automatically?

I'm trying to rescue a ton of old mail from Outlook Express. I want to connect OE to my Gmail account via IMAP so I can upload the mail to Gmail. Question is: when I connect my Gmail via IMAP, will ...
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How to find webmail server address?

My webmail is associated with local ip address. To configure it with gmail, I need to find the server name. Is there a way to find server name?
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How can I import a .PST to GMail?

I desperately need the content of an email that I received at my work account (Exchange) from 2 years back. I no longer work there, my email account is long deleted, but I have a copy of the .PST ...
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how to use Gmail tabs with IMAP?

Is there any way to apply an IMAP label to only the messages under the "Primary" tab in my Gmail? I'd like to use a console-based email client like Mutt or Gnus or Wanderlust to reply to messages, ...
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is it possible to link different email accounts to different network profiles?

My work firewall for wired internet blocks almost every port except http, https and maybe a few other web-related ports (993, 465 and everything else to do with IMAP is blocked). Impenetrable for, ...
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How to recover mails of deleted mail account from .thunderbird directory?

I was using a gmail account. Now my TL deleted that gmail account. I was using mozilla thunderbird as mail client. Also it got disappeared from my mozilla thunderbird . but I found that all those ...
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Outlook 2013 keeps freezing, semi-consistently

I have an oddity of problem with my Outlook's stability. It seems to be freezing up, not at random intervals, but based on a seemingly strange combination of configurations. I have been trying many ...
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Transfer multiple emails from an IMAP server to GMail?

Is there a good way of transfering an IMAP directory structure and their emails to GMail? (imap) I moved from my own IMAP server to Google Apps Business earlier this week and I'd need to transfer a ...
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Can Live Mail be set to perform operations asynchronously

I have Microsoft Live Mail attached to two different IMAP mail accounts. When I delete a message, the UI sometimes freezes. Is there a way to set Live Mail so such operations do not block the UI?
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Wanderlust doesn't update new messages counter when using with Gmail account

I want to use Wanderlust IMAP client to read my email in Emacs. However, when configured to use with Gmail account it doesn't update number of new messages correctly. Wanderlust's notification (ws-...
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How to sync Gmail IMAP subfolders for Outlook 2013?

I currently have my Gmail account synced with Outlook 2013 using IMAP, since the Google Apps Sync utility isn't compatible with Outlook 2013 yet. However, I've encountered a problem where my inbox's ...
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Outlook 2013 and GMail: I want outlook delete action to archive not trash

In Outlook 2010 there was an option to have the delete action move the e-mails into a specific IMAP folder instead of moving them to trash. That option is apparently has been dropped in Outlook 2013. ...
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How can I stop Outlook 2013 pop-up alerts

The other day I tried to send an attachment that was too large using my GMail account via Outlook 2013. Now every couple of minutes I get these popups that say: Your IMAP Server wants to Alert ...
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Need Eudora 7.1 MAPI to work so I can sync with GMAIL

Eudora Windows 7 MAPI working I'm just trying to figure out how to get MAPI working enough for the sole purpose of linking all my existing Eudora emails to a GMAIL account. I don't need any other ...
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Quickstep in Outlook 2013 Gmail IMAP account doesn't execute “mark as read” instruction

I am using Office 2013, and I have a Gmail account set up via IMAP. I have created an "Archive" quickstep in Outlook with 2 instructions: mark item as read move to folder "All Mail" If I execute ...
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Imap-stars not visable in outlook

I have an Exchange-server and two email-clients: an Outlook 2010 and Thunderbird. If I click to star a message in Thunderbird, this star is not visible in Outlook (nowhere). The same happens is I use ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 with multiple GMail imap accounts

I am using Mac OS X 10.7.5 and Mac Office 2011 Outlook. I am trying to connect two gmail-based accounts via imap. One account has a gmail domain address. The other is a google apps mail account (i.e....
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Using Thunderbird and gmail, sent items appear as unread in “All Mail”

I'm using a gmail account in Thunderbird. When I send a message, a new mail notification appears (sound and system try icon), an unread message appears in the gmail All Mail folder, and the account ...
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Can the Windows 8 Mail app show Gmail's priority inbox?

I can't live without Gmail Priority Inbox, which right now means I can't live with the Mail app in Windows 8. Priority inbox essentially filters out messages that aren't important, and displays them ...
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mutt with gmail imap: send email in background

I'm using mutt with gmail and everything works fine, but it is painfully slow at times. Much of this doesn't seem like it can be avoided, but I wondered if there wasn't a way to queue mail for send (...
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Do I need a SMTP server for my domain to receive email?

my domain has a domain extension that since my country is not supported by Google Apps I can't use that lovely GApps services for that domain. I need free email service of GApps the most, so I ...
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Send mail from iPhone via Gmail (Exchange) sends 'Sent Item' back as 'New Mail' [closed]

I have just set up Gmail on my iPhone4 using the Exchange/IMAP method (m.google.com). Everything works great - the only problem I'm having is that when I send a new mail from my iPhone to myself, I ...
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deleting gmail messages from alpine

I am using gmail as my email server and alpine 2.02 as my email client. Gmail has a rather non-standard IMAP setup and consequently, in order to delete a message (rather than archive it), one must "...
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IMAP syncronisation problems with google apps (GMail), iPhone and Apple Mail (messages only delivered to one device)

We have been successfully using Google Apps for our email in my office for some time now but this week one (just one) of my users has developed a problem I cannot solve. As far as I can see, no ...
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Read .msf/mbox files offline in Thunderbird

I have GMail account set up in Thunderbird 12.0.1 via IMAP. All the emails in it were synchronised to the client long ago. I no longer have access to the GMail account, but the mbox and .msf files are ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to re-download a corrupted message from the IMAP server?

I have a mail message that is corrupted in Thunderbird, but correct on the IMAP server (which is Gmail). Is it possible for me to tell Thunderbird to discard its copy and re-download it from the ...
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Move mail from specific address to an inbox folder

Is there a way I can set up my mail to automatically move to a specific inbox folder depending on the source address? EDIT: I'm using thunderbird specifically. Mac, Windows, and Linux. from address: ...