Desperate to access your Gmail during today’s outage? Consider accessing your Gmail via the IMAP protocol. Here are instructions on how to configure IMAP for various clients. Unfortunately, you will have needed to enabled IMAP access first, which can only be done via Gmail Settings.
On Tuesday, September 01, 2009, many were experiencing errors accessing www.gmail.com or https://mail.google.com/ via a web browser. Thankfully, IMAP access via my iPhone still works.
Today Google released an IMAP interface to Gmail. Once you enable IMAP via Settings in your Gmail account, you then need to configure your client to access Gmail via the new IMAP interface. Since I’ve never been able to figure out how to get the Gmail for mobile application to run on my Windows Pocket […]