Note that the "Ok" button is disabled, and that you can only click "Cancel"
When I click on "Cancel", there it checks and downloads the e-mails.
The strange thing about all this is that it only happens to me with one of my gmail accounts. This account has POP download enabled, and less secure application access is also enabled. This is corroborated. I also tried enabling / disabling IMAP access and the same thing happens.
I tried to download Thunderbird and check the account ...
Author: Tom O'Sullivan. New user,
new install just today (x64 on Windows 7)
Trying to set up my gmail account using IMAP.
Note: I added the new account before registering the Bat, then registered, the problem persists.
Two factor authentication is enabled in gmail, so I created an app specific password for the Bat in my google account.