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December 7, 2007

How to Manage Gmail labels with Apple Mail and Imap

Filed under: Software — Tags: , , , , — Dennis @ 7:00 am

After I set up Apple Mail to use my Gmail account, I had a couple things I was still having to go to the Gmail web interface for. One of those was managing multiple labels for a particular message. Since that time, I did some experimenting and have figured out how to manage the labels with Apple Mail. I’m pretty sure you could use any mail client that supports IMAP and you’d have the same results.

Here is how you can manage multiple labels for a message: (more…)

November 27, 2007

Configuring Apple Mail 3.0 (Leopard) to use Imap with Gmail

Filed under: Software — Tags: , , , , — Dennis @ 7:20 am

I recently purchased my first iMac. I’ve been having all kinds of fun learning about OS X features as well as playing with the newly certified Unix system (Darwin) that powers the operating system.

Anyhow, I’ve been pleasantly surprised at the level of integration that I was able to achieve with Apple Mail and Gmail with Gmail’s Imap forwarding. With Imap, Gmail exposes folders with the names of the labels you’ve created. You can customize Apple Mail to use the same folders as Gmail for Sent Messages, Drafts, and Spam. (more…)

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