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Is there any way to use POP/SMTP or IMAP to access the SENT mail folder of a gmail account?

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Is there any way to use POP/SMTP or IMAP to access the SENT mail folder of a gmail account?

I would like to be able to download those emails using my desktop email client or even forward them to another address.  Any suggestions on how I could do that?
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IMAP does that by default. POP3 can access only the inbox, so isn't a viable route.
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imkottees, that link has nothing about accessing sent emails.
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@cashonly: It doesn't matter what client you use, as long as you are using IMAP you can see a "Sent Items" folder there.

http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=78892 <-- setup instructions.
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