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Since the 443 ports for HTTPS is filtered in Iran, is there any alternative method of logging into GMail which does not require the use of this port?

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we cant reach Gmail login page and proxy doesn't work –  SjB Sep 18 '09 at 21:38
    
I think this would be more appropriate on superuser.com –  Zoredache Sep 18 '09 at 21:43
    
Duplicate question? superuser.com/questions/43571/log-into-gmail-without-ssl –  joschi Sep 18 '09 at 21:55
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This is more than a duplicate. It's an exact exact copy from the same user. –  Philippe Carriere Sep 19 '09 at 6:18
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Set the "Browser Connection" option in your Gmail settings to "Don't always use https", then it should not force you to the https connection if you just use "http://"

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It's nice that SjB accepted an answer to indicate the problem has been solved, but just for the archives: like noted on Super User, this option does not stop Google from requiring HTTPS during log in. Many more details on Super User at superuser.com/questions/43571 –  Arjan Sep 21 '09 at 18:25
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You can hit it via an IMAP client and use IMAPS (IMAP over SSL). Or is IMAPS blocked as well?

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NO i can't use smtp or imap –  SjB Sep 18 '09 at 22:05
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