[Solution]thunderbird downloading only few mails from POP Gmail

Many select POP mode in thunderbird to have mails both at server and the local computer. This serves as email backup locally which can be accessed even offline.

Lately, we have a problem where thunderbird downloads only few mails in POP mode ? It will take lots of time to download more mailers in these cases.

Fortunately, we have an easy solution for this problem.

Just make sure you unselect "Leave messages on server" in the account settings(Go to tools>Account settings)

Thunderbird settings

Make sure you have selected the Archive Gmail's copy option in the gmail settings to retain the mails in gmail server.

Archive POP3 mails in gmail

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