[Users] GMail accounts with aliases

Ralf Hutter rhutter at posteo.de
Mon Aug 17 19:14:55 CEST 2015

The original question was about composing emails only.
It takes less than a minute to set up an smtp account. So even if
there are 15 aliases it doesn't take much time to do that. The smtp
accounts don't bother you in any folder list and you can choose your
alias at every message that you write.

Am Sun, 16 Aug 2015 17:03:20 +0200
schrieb Michael <codejodler at gmx.ch>:

> Petter,
> i'm not using Google (i'm analphabet) but usually, aliases of one
> account can't be 'downloaded' seperately. You just POP or IMPA the
> complete account.
> As for composing: You can filter those mails after "To:" into
> separate folders, which represent the aliases, and set up a "From:"
> default in the folder properties. I think that would accomplish what
> your friend is asking for. Your friend miht want to check 'save sent
> message into this folder instead the Sent folder'. 
> have fun
> Micha
> > I'm asking this for a good friend, who is looking at Claws on his
> > Mac. He uses GMail for everything (for some reason I can't
> > understand, but never mind that) and has a long list of aliases. Is
> > it possible to configure Claws to select from these aliases when he
> > composes his message in any way? Would he need to set up individual
> > SMTP accounts for them?
> > 
> > I've been looking through the FAQ and the information linked to
> > there on how to use Claws with GMail, but can't find anything. Has
> > anyone here done this?
> > 
> > Petter
> > 
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