Gmail - Limit the number of messages that can be stored in your IMAP folders

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Gmail gives you the opportunity to limit the number of messages that can be stored your IMAP folders. The procedure is as follows:
  • Log-in to your Gmail account.
  • Click on "Settings".
  • Go to "Forwarding and POP/IMAP" and scroll to "Folder Size Limits".
  • Select "Limit IMAP folders to contain no more than this many messages" and use the drop menu to choose the number of messages:
  • Click on "Save Changes".
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