Here is how to check if IMAP is enabled:

For Gmail individual accounts

  1. Log into your Gmail account at
  2. Go to your Gmail settings, select “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” (the direct link should be
    Please verify the following:
    • Enable IMAP should be selected.
    • Do not limit the number of messages in an IMAP folder should be selected:
      Gmail IMAP
  3. Save the above settings.

For Google Apps email accounts

  1. Please check with your Google Apps Admin
  2. Here is how to check: