Thunderbird and gmail

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by barathrao, Jul 5, 2006.

  1. barathrao macrumors newbie

    Jul 5, 2006
    I am not able to send messages using Thunderbird...or Apple mail...

    I prefer thunderbord tho....

    Macbook newbie couldnt figure a way out of the

    " Connecting to " message that keeps coming

    should I change firewall settings or something...

    btw I can recieve messages...cant send all i need is the smtp settings for the latest version of thunderbird...could nyone send it for me!!

    I have anabled pop access in my gmail...

    Iam presently using

    the settings provided here
  2. Hunts121 macrumors regular


    Mar 21, 2005
    mine reads:
    Port: 587 Default 25

    Security and Authentication
    use name and password checked

    Use secure authentication
    TLS selected

    hope this helps
  3. barathrao thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 5, 2006
  4. glazeginger macrumors newbie

    Mar 17, 2008
    Unable to receive pop gmail & load mail on thunderbird.


    I recently removed my old version of Thunderbird and replaced with the newest version I tried to configure the pop gmail but I wasn't able to load my email from the server into thunderbird. When tried to write and email and send it to myself. When I logged in into my account by using browser, the email shown on my inbox. But it wasn't showing in thunderbird at all. None of the mail appeared in my thnderbird. I don't know why....

    I'm getting frustrated..I don't know what to do. I'm using macbook version 10.5.4.

    Please help :(

    Thank you.
  5. alaceo macrumors member

    Feb 21, 2008
    Wow, you revived an oldy.

    Thats the way POP operates, you will only get it at the location you open it at. I believe you expect what IMAP offers. Try to use that instead.

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