Gmail Watcher is a SeaMonkey extension to watch for your Gmail and report to you in status-bar and toolbar.
Check Gmail at specific interval ( 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 4 min, 5 min, 10 min, 15 min, 20 min, 30 min, 1 hour or manually).
Google multiple sign-in mode is supported (up to 3 accounts)
Can select to alert by sound, by notification window or by blinking icon.
Can select to alert only inbox or all labels (except Sent, Drafts, Spam and Trash).
Can select to alert unread email or newly arrived email (by increasing unread email count method).
Sound can be selected to be "build-it" or "system" (control panel setting) or "custom sound".
Use secure protocol - HTTPS-SSL to connect to Gmail server. Safe from eavesdroppers.
Can use secure gmail feed to get snippet.
No unnecessary action take. Simple is the rule
High security. No need to input username and password. Nothing storage.
This extension use Browser cookie to get information. So, security level is the same as Gmail website security.
This extension work only after you log on at the Gmail website. As long as you stay log on, this extension still work.
If you log out from Gmail website, this extension log out too !
Due to Google Apps Mail had upgraded, this make Gmail watcher conflict with Google apps mail watcher. Please don't use them both together.
Private browsing mode compatibility. "Gmail Watcher" will not leave any traces after you stop private browsing.
Trustworthy because "Gmail watcher" is the open source extension. You can check it by yourself that there is no backdoor or any harmful things inside (Note: Mozilla require you to log in before you can view the source online).
"Gmail Watcher" has been tested in the Softpedia labs using several industry-leading security solutions and found to be completely clean of adware/spyware components. It has been selected and added to Softpedia's database of software programs. To assure user that "Gmail Watcher" is clean, Softpedia have granted Gmail Watcher with the "100% FREE" Softpedia award.
How to Use
Left click at the icon on the status (Add-on) bar or toolbar to open Gmail website.
Right click at the icon on the status (Add-on) bar or toolbar to open popup menu to change options.
Middle click at the icon on the status (Add-on) bar or toolbar to check email now.
If this add-on does not work or you have other troubles, please right click at the icon and select help.
Some report problem about incomplete loading of email when left click. This problem occur with option "Reuse existing mail tab first". The reason for this error is still unknown. Disable this option can solve the problem.
Due to this add-on was first created for Firefox only (Seamonkey support was add later), all of this page and help are Firefox reference. For Seamonkey, please apply.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Compatible with Firefox 20 and Seamonkey 2.17 per-window private browsing. Per-window private browsing will force browser to have two sets of cookies - normal cookies and private browsing cookies. So, this add-on will adapt by use only one set of cookies depend on how Firefox or Seamonkey start. If Forefox or Seamonkey start in normal mode, it will check email by using normal cookies. If Firefox or Seamonkey start in private browsing mode, it will use private browsing cookies.