Last updated on January 16th, 2024 at 01:22 pm

One needs to enable IMAP settings on Gmail to receive and read emails from Gmail in any different email client or platform. Even after enabling this setting, you can access and synchronize all the mailbox information on multiple devices and that tool in real time. 

Also to migrate data in Gmail through eSoftTools, there is a need to enable this option in your Google Gmail account.

Point to be remembered:

Heavy IMAP upload/download can result in locking the Google account. Please note that the permissible limit for IMAP downloads is 2500 MB and IMAP uploads are 500 MB per day. If you are using your Gmail account on more than one device, then pause from each device.

Steps to enable the IMAP settings on Google Gmail account

The first step is, to check if IMAP settings are On or not on your Gmail account, and for enabling it, follow the below steps: –

  1. Open any browser and login in your Gmail account

  2. In the top right, click on the Settings icon

  3. Choose “Settings” to option from the dropdown list

  4. The setting will appear. Select the “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” option.

  5. Under the “IMAP Access”, click on the “Enable IMAP” radio button

  7. Proceed with the “Save Changes” button.

Also Read: – How to Create an App Password for Gmail Account?

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