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How to Download Emails from Gmail

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Preliminaries required for Gmail IMAP Connection

New Way:

  1. Turn on 2-Step-Verification: https://www.google.com/landing/2step/
  2. Instead of using your Google password for POP/IMAP access, create your Google App Password: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185833

Old Way:

Starting May 30th 2022, ​​Google no longer supports using Less Secure Apps!

For more information about Gmail POP3, IMAP and SMTP configuration, please visit:

Download your Gmail mailbox to your computer

After you complete the steps above, download and install Download Mailbox Emails software for Windows.

Use the following information on the application:

Download Mailbox Emails Screenshot

Email Server: imap.gmail.com

Server Port: 993

TLS: Implicit TLS


Click "Connect" button.

Then, choose INBOX (or any other folder).

Finally, click "Start Download" button. The contents of your INBOX will be downloaded (as EML files) into the specified directory.

Download Mailbox Emails Icon Download Mailbox Emails Windows

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Nov 25, 2020 at 03:01 am (PST) | Reply
Just returns the error - Socket Error # 10054 Connection reset by peer
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Nov 25, 2020 at 03:35 am (PST) | Reply
Hi Dave. We've just updated the blog post including more details and a screenshot. Hope it helps.

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