[Users] IMAP4 with university Gmail account

John Jason Jordan johnxj at gmx.com
Wed Jan 10 18:09:30 CET 2018

On Wed, 10 Jan 2018 08:08:41 +0100
Andrej Kacian <ticho at claws-mail.org> dijo:

>On Tue, 9 Jan 2018 17:30:35 -0800
>John Jason Jordan <johnxj at gmx.com> wrote:
>> The problem is that when Claws Mail updates the account it hangs on
>> the All Mail folder because, of course, it has to scan all that
>> mail. When I update the mail for this account I really only want to
>> update the Inbox; I don't need it to check all the other folders. Is
>> there a way to tell Claws Mail to ignore other folders?
>You could disable "Scan for new mail" option for the "All Mail" folder
>and its subdirectories. Then Claws Mail would only update those folders
>when you open them.

That did it! I looked all over for an option like that but couldn't
find it. Having told me I could do it I looked again, and finally found
out how - right click on the folder, select properties, untick the 'Scan
for new mail' box.

>(I have no idea how Google's not-quite-IMAP works with folder

I think I'm too old to ever understand most of Gmail. :(

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