Add an IMAP message source

Gmail

With MFA enabled on your Gmail account

If you have MFA enabled on your Gmail account, you must use an app password instead of your normal login password.

1. Enable IMAP in Gmail

Settings —> See all settings —> Forwarding POP/IMAP Enable IMAP -> Enable IMAP -> Save changes

2. Generate app password

  1. Navigate to Google account security -> Signing into Google -> App passwords
  2. In "Select app" choose "Mail", and in "Select device" choose "Other" and enter "Sublime Platform"

3. Enter your app password in Sublime to complete IMAP setup

Without MFA enabled on your Gmail account

If you don't have MFA enabled (not recommended), follow these steps.

  1. Enable IMAP in Gmail
    Settings —> See all settings —> Forwarding POP/IMAP Enable IMAP -> Enable IMAP -> Save changes

  2. Enable "less secure" app access
    Navigate to Google account security -> Scroll to Less secure app access -> Turn ON access

  3. Enter your regular email login credentials into Sublime to complete IMAP setup