Mail içerisinde gelen ekli dosyayı IMAP SSL bağlantısı sağlayarak indirdikten sonra, okundu olarak işaretleyip, okundu olarak işaretlenen maillerin deleted olarak etiketlenmesini sağlayan python scripti.

#!/usr/bin/env python

import email
import getpass
import imaplib
import os

detach_dir = '.'  # directory where to save attachments (default: current)
user = "username"
pwd = "password"

# connecting to the gmail imap server
m = imaplib.IMAP4_SSL("")
m.login(user, pwd)"INBOX")  # here you a can choose a mail box like INBOX instead
# use m.list() to get all the mailboxes

# you could filter using the IMAP rules here (check
resp, items =, 'UNSEEN')
items = items[0].split()  # getting the mails id

for email_id in items:
    # fetching the mail, "`(RFC822)`" means "get the whole stuff", but you can ask for headers only, etc
    resp, data = m.fetch(email_id, "(RFC822)")
    email_body = data[0][1]  # getting the mail content
    mail = email.message_from_string(email_body)  # parsing the mail content to get a mail object

    # Check if any attachments at all
    if mail.get_content_maintype() != 'multipart':

    print "["+mail["From"]+"] :" + mail["Subject"]

    # we use walk to create a generator so we can iterate on the parts and forget about the recursive headach
    for part in mail.walk():
        # multipart are just containers, so we skip them
        if part.get_content_maintype() == 'multipart':

        # is this part an attachment ?
        if part.get('Content-Disposition') is None:

        filename = part.get_filename()
        counter = 1

        # if there is no filename, we create one with a counter to avoid duplicates
        if not filename:
            filename = 'part-%03d%s' % (counter, 'bin')
            counter += 1

        att_path = os.path.join(detach_dir, filename)

        # Check if its already there
        if not os.path.isfile(att_path):
            # finally write the stuff
            fp = open(att_path, 'wb')

# flag as deleted
dresp, ditems =, 'SEEN')
ditems = ditems[0].split()
for demail_id in ditems:, '+FLAGS', '\\Deleted')