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Gmail incoming mail server?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by ToyotaMan, Aug 14, 2004.

  1. ToyotaMan

    ToyotaMan

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    I'm trying to set up my Mac OS X Mail app to send and receive through my Google Gmail account.

    I'm slightly computer retarded, and subsequent searches have not helped, and so I cannot figure out what I should put down for "Incoming Mail Server."

    Any ideas?

    Also, and what Account Type should this be? POP? IMAP? Exchange?
     
  2. Gmail would have to support POP (or IMAP). I thought it was WEB only email interface. They keep your email on their servers and you access it via a browser, not via some mail application on your local machine.

    Doesn't your ISP provide you with mail server, at least for the outgoing side?
     

  3. Alpha752

    Alpha752

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    I have been looking and I think that Gmail is web only at this point. Mabye once we are out of beta, they will support pop, but for now we are stuck with web based.
     
  4. Clyde

    Clyde Lost in KY Millennium Member

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