On June the 1st 2011, Google made some deep changes in your default Gmail account settings. While using your Gmail account, if you’re encountering this error message:
That’s because the change have been applied to your account.
What you need to do to get Sparrow to work again with your Gmail account is the following:
- Go to your Gmail web application
- Go to Mail Settings by clicking the upper-right corner wheel:
- Go to the ‘Labels’ section of your Settings. Make sure to tick the ‘Show in IMAP’ corresponding to the ‘Draft’, ‘Trash’, ‘Starred’ and ‘Important’ Labels as described below:
- Wait 2 to 3 minutes and restart Sparrow. Your Gmail account should work fine again.