[GLLUG] gmail woes.

Sharon Kimble boudiccas at talktalk.net
Sun Dec 29 14:04:29 UTC 2013

On Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:44:47 +0000
James Courtier-Dutton <james.dutton at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Dec 29, 2013 10:42 AM, "Sharon Kimble" <boudiccas at talktalk.net>
> 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?
> >
> > I have gmail set up on this desktop claws-mail and it works here
> > with imap, so I'm puzzled! Can anyone help please?
> >
> What is the reason not to use the gmail app on android?

I'm trying to get all my email accounts into one programme, and it gets
bonus points if its open-source too. It just makes it easier then and I
don’t have to rely on html-emails, instead I prefer the plain text. 

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