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Just trying to add my wife's gmail account to my older powerbook

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just trying to add my wife's gmail account to my older powerbook and it will not work. Works fine on the iMac and my MacBook Pro. Running 10.5.8 on the MacBook Pro
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
Right you may need to just use the web version on that old system have you tried that?
Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
You used to be able to change it so older apps could access it but I think that does not work any more:
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255?hl=en
This used to work but it was purchased by Google:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/introducing-sparrow-gmail-desktop-client-mac-users/