How to use gmail POP· in several email clients

Use ‘recent’ mode.

https://support.google.com/mail/answer/47948?hl=en

In your POP client settings, replace ‘username@gmail.com’ in the ‘Username’ or ‘Email’ field with ‘recent:username@gmail.com’

Once you enable recent mode, please be sure to configure your POP client to leave messages on the server according to the instructions below:

  • Outlook or Outlook Express: on the Advanced tab, check the box next to ‘Leave a copy of messages on the server.’
  • Apple Mail: on the Advanced tab, remove the check next to ‘Remove copy from server after retrieving a message.’
  • Thunderbird: on the Server Settings tab, check the box next to ‘Leave messages on server.’
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