I’d noticed my Apple Mail wasn’t always getting new messages in a timely manner. My iPhone would frequently get it before Mail!
- Setup gmail, apple mail account as per google’s suggestions
- These imap settings from google combine how gmail works with Apple’s mail. Read the extra details and the settings make sense.
- It took 25 minutes to download all the email
While I was at it, I went ahead and setup syncing with google calendar. Recently, Google and Apple improved it so it could be two way:
Finally, it turns out that contact info between Apple’s Address book and gmail (and Yahoo!, for that matter) are doable: