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Old 11-08-2007, 10:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i know you can now set up gmail on your bb as an imap account as opposed to the old pop way? what ios the benefit? should i delete my accounts and re do it as imap accounts? what would i benefit?
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i know you can now set up gmail on your bb as an imap account as opposed to the old pop way? what ios the benefit? should i delete my accounts and re do it as imap accounts? what would i benefit?
There's speculation on the 2-way read/unread feature as some have said its only one-way. One thing you will lose is instant push email using google's IMAP in the BIS.

What I've been doing is setup my account for IMAP and use Outlook-IMAP instead of the web interface. I kept BIS as is so I get instant email.

YMMV
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There is no benefit with regard to Gmail IMAP and your BlackBerry.

However, you can now use Outlook to synchronize your received messages as well as sent messages so you don't need to CC or Bcc yourself anymore for those messages you need copies of.
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