no Gmail IMAP love for me

Google has announced IMAP access to GMail accounts, but it’s apparently not enabled for everyone. I guess they might be doing it in sections or something, but when I followed the directions for setting it up, the “Enable IMAP” portion of those directions doesn’t show up.

I noticed a few other folks reporting the same on my Twitter-feed, so maybe it’s just a “wait for it” feature…

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One thought on “no Gmail IMAP love for me

  1. Yeah, I don’t have it either yet. Historically, it’s taken a few days to roll out major new Gmail features. If you don’t have it by Monday or so, feel free to send me mail and I’ll see if something odd’s happening.


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