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#1 awg1011

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Posted 10 September 2005 - 02:40 PM

Is there a way to change the refresh rate on my online Gmail account? It refreshes every 2 minutes, slowing down my already slow connection, I usually just end up closing it and checking it later. I have checked the settings on my account but haven't seen any of of changing it. I'm using FireFox, and I don't thing FF is doing the refreshing because gmail is the only site that refreshes.

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#2 cybormoron

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Posted 10 September 2005 - 03:50 PM

good question awg1011...sorry for butting in here but i also would like info on this. the problem i have is when i'm playing a flash game in a seperate tab gmail will interfere with the game causing it to stop. i had to close the gmail tab to play the game. thanks
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Posted 10 September 2005 - 04:40 PM

The refresh for Gmail is site specific and cannot be changed by the user. However, if you want to refresh your browser at a faster rate there are apps to do that. But yes, the Gmail site refreshes at approx every 2 mins.

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Posted 10 September 2005 - 07:04 PM

Why not set up a POP Email account for Gmail and your client to check every 15 minutes (or more) and download new mail to your computer?
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