Apple Releases Mail Update for Mavericks to Address Gmail Issues

Apple today released Mail Update for Mavericks 1.0, a software update designed to enhance compatibility with Gmail accounts, as well as several other improvements. The update entered testing last week and addresses a number of complaints about changes Apple made in Mavericks Mail.

Mail Update for Mavericks includes improvements to general stability and compatibility with Gmail, including the following:

– Fixes an issue that prevents deleting, moving, and archiving messages for users with custom Gmail settings
– Addresses an issue that may cause unread counts to be inaccurate
– Includes additional fixes that improve the compatibility and stability of Mail

Full information on the update, including Apple’s recommendations about backing up before applying the update, are included in an Apple support document. The update is available via the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store.