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macrumors regular
Original poster
Sep 6, 2008

I want to start using Mail as my email client instead of going to gmail all the time to check for mail.

So far, I setup the google account using "account..." in preferences

I've been messing around with the settings, even took a look at suggested gmail settings. Some of them helped.

Probably the biggest concern of my problems is that my deleted messages are not going into the trash.

I would like Mail 5 to work as if I'm in gmail. Sent mail goes to sent mail, deleted messages goes to gmail trash, etc...

Any suggestions?


macrumors 6502a
Oct 29, 2007
I no longer use gmail, but in the previous version of mail, I had to select the gmail trash folder (under the GMAIL section in the sidebar) and use the "mailbox" menu to "use this mailbox for trash". I assume this should work in the new Mail.
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