[GLLUG] gmail woes.

John Edwards john at cornerstonelinux.co.uk
Sun Dec 29 10:49:15 UTC 2013


On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 10:42:04AM +0000, Sharon Kimble wrote:
> Last night I tried setting up gmail on my android mobile in 'k9', and I
> could get it working on pop3 but not imap, using the same user-name
> and password in each case. The error report from imap was that either
> the user-name or password was wrong, even though it was the same in both
> cases! So does anyone know of any reason why imap should not work
> please?

Here's how gmail is configured in K9 on my Android phone:

Username is the full email address including the domain
IMAP server = imap.gmail.com
Security = SSL/TLS (always)
Authentication = plain
Port = 993
Auto-detect IMAP namespace is enabled
Compression is enabled

|    John Edwards   Email: john at cornerstonelinux.co.uk    |
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