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user/library/mail folder 14 gig!!


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I use mail with gmail. I thought the messages were stored on the server and were not taking up space on my hard drive.
Evidently not. The folder is huge. How do I get these deleted without the server trying to download them again?
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Go to gmail in your browser. Go to Settings, select Labels.
Make sure this is unchecked:
NOTE: this doesn't work with Mavericks. You need to do the opposite since Mavericks 'fixed' Mail.

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