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Old May 2, 2012, 08:55 PM   #1
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Mail + Gmail = a lot "mails" downloading???

hi, I use gmail with mail, but why show a lot mails downloading in the activity? 879 mails why?



I need config better?

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Old May 2, 2012, 10:07 PM   #2
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Synchronising Gmail with Apple Mail can be a bit tricky. Check the settings that Google suggest on their help pages. Probably the most important thing is to make sure the "All Mail" folder is not visible if you're using IMAP as that will cause problems.
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Old May 2, 2012, 10:17 PM   #3
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Synchronising Gmail with Apple Mail can be a bit tricky. Check the settings that Google suggest on their help pages. Probably the most important thing is to make sure the "All Mail" folder is not visible if you're using IMAP as that will cause problems.
I use POP

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Synchronising Gmail with Apple Mail can be a bit tricky. Check the settings that Google suggest on their help pages. Probably the most important thing is to make sure the "All Mail" folder is not visible if you're using IMAP as that will cause problems.
now I receive duplicate mails, thousand of duplicates... what a sh....

Also I dont want see this


why appear down if in the top I have the normal inbox!
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Old May 3, 2012, 11:24 AM   #4
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I use POP
You are probably better off using IMAP with GMail. Then go to the GMail settings at gmail.com and tell it not to show All Mail in IMAP.

By having All Mail enabled you end up downloading all messages twice. They go to the inbox and also All Mail on your Apple Mail app.
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Old May 3, 2012, 12:11 PM   #5
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I use POP

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now I receive duplicate mails, thousand of duplicates... what a sh....

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why appear down if in the top I have the normal inbox!
If you see that, you're using IMAP. No way around that. You will not see that if you are connecting via POP.

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Old May 3, 2012, 02:20 PM   #6
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If you see that, you're using IMAP. No way around that. You will not see that if you are connecting via POP.

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I disable IMAP, now my mails are dead! so dont work
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I use POP

Also I dont want see this
Use IMAP. How-to: Proper Gmail IMAP for iPhone & Apple Mail
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I disable IMAP, now my mails are dead! so dont work
I wasn't recommending disabling IMAP. It's far and away the best connection method, despite the fact you'll see those folders. You just have to accept that that's how your Gmail labels (folders) will show up in Mail. Happens nearly the same way in any email client.

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You just have to accept that that's how your Gmail labels (folders) will show up in Mail.
The link I posted gives instructions on how to deal with those folders under the Gmail account.
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The link I posted gives instructions on how to deal with those folders under the Gmail account.
Sort of. You'll still see the folders down there, except the 4 specific ones that get assigned in Mail. You're right, though, it does deal with the issue of duplicate folders.

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Sort of. You'll still see the folders down there, except the 4 specific ones that get assigned in Mail. You're right, though, it does deal with the issue of duplicate folders.
You can also go to settings in Gmail online and specify which folders are synced, if you don't want to see folders like "Important" and "Starred".
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879 isn't much really. I would post a screenshot of what mine looks like if I hit Rebuild but I'd rather not do that... 12.5k mails takes days to download.
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If you don't want to see those folders, enter [Gmail] in the root folder in Account settings.
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Old Jun 10, 2012, 01:56 AM   #14
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week pass and same problem!!! what a desmess .... i start to hate gmail

I install outlook for mac (I like that calendar and contacts are in one place and a lot good options for search) but SAMEEEEEEE problem!! slow my computer and download a lot mails that I EVEN dont have! I dont understand nothing

help please!!! really please
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