Update 5, December 2011: This appears to work for Apple Mail 5 under Lion / OSX 10.7 as well.
Gmail will filter all of the messages for that account.
If you have non-Gmail accounts that need filtering, I suggest turning it back on later in step 2.5.
=== This post was spawned by my frustrations with gmail, and my inclinations to save other people the effort of having to figure it out on their own.
Introduction: IMAP, Gmail, and You IMAP is a mail protocol that allows continuous synchronization between a mail host and one or many clients; this is a Very Good Thing.
When they are deleted from Trash or Spam they are gone forever.
(Here’s a conceptually useful table of Gmail’s default interactions with IMAP client actions) It is possible to configure Gmail and Apple’s Mail application to appropriately delete messages from Gmail when they are deleted in Mail.
section, tap on the account that you would like to create a new mailbox in.
Once on the next screen you will see all the different elements of that email account.
They are an excellent way to organize your messages and stay on top of all your email.
Anson has been publishing to Anson since early 2011 and has recently opened an Anson headquarters office to focus on the brand full time.
Thankfully, by using mailboxes your email can become a lot easier to manage, as well as being easier to find messages related to specific topics.