gmail in mac mail? is this possible? how do i set this up

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  1. macbook bro

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  2. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    you talking about in the mail program?

    ive got mine running through mail

    incoming: pop.gmail.com
    outgoing: smtp.gmail.com
    your username and passwords
     
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    i tried using it for a little while when i first got my mac but since i have over 8000 messages in my archive and it wants to put all of them in my inbox it didnt seem to work very well
     
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    if you are on the imap server its really nice, i have it setup that way.

    in your gmail, you ahve to login, then goto settings in the top right, then there is a tab called forwarding pop/imap, in there you activate it and there is a link to a step by step setup for Mail.app.

    pop is pretty crappy, imap works really nicely for me.
     
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    andymodem Ambitious, but rubbish.

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    Anyone know if it's possible in Mail to group messages together by conversation like in Microsoft Outlook?
     
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    view > organize by thread
     
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    urban ape take that take that take that

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    pop works perfect for me, what is the difference? what makes imap better?
     
  9. macbook bro

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    in for explanation of pop/imap
     
  10. omgwtfbbqryan

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    go to gmail.com and then help and it has a step by step of how to set it up with mail
     
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    pop moves the mail to your computer

    imap leaves a copy on the server

    imap is helpful if you use multiple computers or like to check your mail from the web on other computers
     

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