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Thunderbird problem accessing Gmail account


alba6

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I have just installed Thunderbird to access Gmail for my emails. When I 'Getmail' my emails in T'bird it doesn't find any but if I go to Gmail website they are in my inbox. I can then forward them to myself (gmail address) and Thunderbird reads them ok. It doesn't make sense. Any suggestions?

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Forum Editor

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Have you checked to make sure that IMAP is enabled on your GMail account?

Take a look at this for more help

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alba6

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Thanks. I'll check it out. I set the accounts up as POP not IMAP. I had always used POP before and assumed that it would be OK.

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alba6

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Thanks. Problem solved.

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