Using Outlook/Thunderbird with Google Apps

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Recommended settings and configuration for IMAP

Thunderbird Add-ons

If you want Thunderbird to check all of your folders for new messages try adding user_pref(“mail.check_all_imap_folders_for_new”, true); to your user.js or pref.js