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Enable POP - Gmail Help. If you're not using one of the clients or devices above, we offer general instructions on configuring some clients below.

Enable POP - Gmail Help

If you encounter difficulties, we suggest contacting your mail client's customer support department -- we're unable to provide assistance for clients not listed above. Standard configuration instructions: Unless you're using recent mode to download mail to multiple clients, make sure you've opted not to leave messages on the server. Your POP settings in Gmail settings are what determines whether or not messages stay on the server, so this setting in your client won't affect how Gmail handles your mail.

Recommended IMAP client settings - Gmail Help. From your mail account's Advanced Settings: Deleted Mailbox > On My iPhone > Trash Deleted Messages > Remove > Never With these settings, messages deleted from the web interface will show up only under your [Gmail]/Trash folder.

Recommended IMAP client settings - Gmail Help

In addition, messages trashed from the iPhone will show up under your iPhone Trash folder and your [Gmail]/All Mail folder. Note: If you're using an iPhone with software update 1.1.3 or later and you automatically configured IMAP by tapping the large Gmail icon in Mail, messages trashed from your iPhone will be moved to the [Gmail]/Trash folder rather than the [Gmail]/All Mail folder, where these messages are set to be permanently deleted after 30 days. For more information, please see our article on deleting and archiving on iPhones or visit Apple Support. Configure advanced settings for Gmail - Google Apps Administrator Help. The controls on the Gmail advanced settings page vary depending on the type of setting you need to configure: For the Setup, End User Settings, and End User Access sections, you can make changes directly within the Gmail advanced settings page using check boxes and text boxes.

Configure advanced settings for Gmail - Google Apps Administrator Help

For many of the Spam, Compliance, and Routing settings, you must hover your mouse anywhere in the setting’s area on the page to access the controls. These hover controls—which appear on the right—let you add, edit, disable, delete, and perform other actions on a setting’s configuration. The settings that use hover controls are as follows: Configuring Apple Mail - M+Google. Initial Setup (All Versions of Mac OS X) Autodiscover in Apple Mail will populate the correct settings.

Configuring Apple Mail - M+Google

If this is the first account being added to Apple Mail, skip to step 4. This process will also allow configuration of Calendar with your M+Google account. ITS highly recommends upgrading to OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) if you intend to use Calendar. From Apple Mail, open the File menu, then choose Preferences. Your UM Google account is added to Apple Mail and mail begins to download. If you have multiple mail accounts configured in Apple Mail, you may need to configure the outgoing mail server for your UM Google account. From Apple Mail, open the File menu, then choose Preferences.Choose the Accounts tab.Select the Google IMAP account. Limitations When Using Apple Mail Multiple labels can be applied to a message, but the message has to be copied to each folder.Performance may be slowGoogle limits the rate at which messages can be downloaded to a maximum of 1 message per second.

Mail in Mavericks Changes the Gmail Equation. [Note: Apple’s OS X 10.9.2 release fixes many (though not all) of the lingering problems with Mail; see "Mail Improvements in OS X 10.9.2," 25 February 2014.

Mail in Mavericks Changes the Gmail Equation

This follows a special, separate update to Mail, which addressed some issues (as discussed in “Apple Updates Mail to Address Mavericks Bugs,” 7 November 2013) and the 10.9.1 update, which fixed others.] Apple Mail in OS X 10.9 Mavericks treats Gmail accounts differently than any previous version of Mail did. Although some of the changes are quite clever and useful, the implementation is not without flaws. Your mileage may vary, of course, but based on my own experiences and those of hundreds of people who have commented online, Mail’s behavior with Gmail accounts — especially at first — leaves a lot to be desired. Here’s what I’ve observed and what you can (and can’t) do about it.

(The Joe Hulk drawing above is a snippet of an awesome Joy of Tech comic published in response to this article.) Set up Gmail with Outlook, Apple Mail, or other mail clients - Gmail Help.