POP3 stands for Post Office Protocol used by e-mail clients to retrieve messages from a remote e-mail server.

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I want to get GMAIL spams identified, in desktop client, with pop3

I know IMAP solves the problem, but I don't want to use it. I want to have the gmail spam received inbox (already done that) but I want it in a way that my desktop email program can recognize it as ...
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Why would one prefer POP3 over IMAP in outlook

I've seen 2 different experienced administrators - who don't know each other - configure Outlook for their customers to use POP3, even tough IMAP was available. What are good reasons to use POP3 ...
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How to use unencrypted SMTP/POP3 to connect to Outlook.com, Gmail or other email services?

My new multifunction printer only works with unencrypted SMTP and POP3 (so 90's!), but most of the popular email services such as Outlook.com and Gmail only support encrypted SMTP and POP3. Is there a ...
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Download old IMAP emails using POP3 in Outlook 2013

I have a web/email hosting account with emails configured in outlook. I recently realised that I had accidentally configured Outlook 2013 to use IMAP instead of POP3 when I received a notification ...
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How to automatically move mail from POP account to IMAP account using mutt

I have two mailboxes, one that is accessible exclusively via POP3 (user@pop.com) & a second one that supports IMAP (user@imap.com). The SMTP server that belongs to the IMAP account can send mail ...
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Outlook 2007 will only import a few hundred emails at a time

I'm importing all my GMail messages into a new installation of Outlook 2007 using POP3. These emails stretch back to 2007, so there's thousands of them. While this is working, Outlook will only ...
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Unable to write the email to the mailbox. - Thunderbird 31 - Windows 8.1

I recently moved my old Thunderbird mail profile to a new Windows 8 Installed PC. I have a Global Inbox where all my new mail gets saved. I have about 10 email accounts, and all work perfectly, all ...
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Why can't I POP from one Gmail account to another?

Alright, so I'm in email2@gmail.com, which I just created. I want to POP from email1@gmail.com to email2@gmail.com. I go to Gear / Settings / Accounts and Import / Add a POP3 mail account you own. I ...
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Thunderbird: Fetch new messages from server except imported messages

I am using Windows Live Mail for years, but decided to use Thunderbird. I use my mail clients with POP3 connection. I can import my WLM messages into Thunderbird via Import Export Tools and imported ...
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Outlook doesn't sync all emails

I recently set up MS Outlook 2013. All of my 3 email accounts (all gmx.net, pop3) were working fine, but now Outlook doesn't syncronize all folders. It only syncronizes my 3 inboxes, but not the rest ...
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Mutt displays incoming and sent messages in inbox

I use mutt for mails, along with fetchmail + procmail. My problem is that when I download mails from a gmail account (POP3) mutt shows both the incoming messages and the outcoming (what I have sent so ...
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Sharing calendar by importing invitation XML Outlook 2010

A user's POP3 system is interrupting the delivery of an exchange calendar sharing invitation to his Outlook client. As he has no intention of using outlook for anything other than adding appointments ...
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How does Pop3 for multiple locations work? (Fetchmail)

I use POP3 and Fetchmail to download my gmail at home and on my work machine. But I've noticed that, although I'm using --keep to prevent it being deleted on the server, usually the messages I ...
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Synchronizing e-mail using one IMAP and one POP client

OK I have an odd situation: I need to synchronize e-mail from a single e-mail account on a single server to two different e-mail clients. I need e-mail to be removed from the e-mail server. I've ...
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Why gmail reimports old mail again?

I'm importing mail from our own mail server via POP3 (without removing mail on import). It worked flawlessly for a few years, but recently gmail reimported all old mail again and showed up us unread ...
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I have an email account from an ISP who only supports POP. Is there a way to get IMAP ability when the ISP does not support it?

I want to be able to view an account's emails on a number of multiple devices but currently, if you view an email on one device it is removed from the email server so the other devices then do not see ...
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Roundcube login error

Using postfix, courier-imap, courier-pop, roundcube I get this error when trying to login through the roundcube web login: [08-Apr-2014 11:44:04 +0000]: IMAP Error: Login failed for user@domain.com ...
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Email without SSL

I have been trying to setup LabTech Email settings. Unfortunately, it accepts only email settings that are not encrypted; no SSL/TLS i.e POP 110 and SMTP 25. Tried to setup SMTPSSL in the same, but no ...
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POP3 - moving downloaded emails to another folder on server (rather than deleting them)?

Summary Is it possible for POP3 to move an email to a folder on the server, rather than just delete it after downloading? Details I very much doubt it is possible, as I presume it's quite specific ...
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How to extract account information from thunderbird?

I can extract all information related with any outlook account from windows registry on windows machine. Like Incoming and outgoing server, username , encrypted password and account type(POP or IMAP). ...
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Disabling sentbox in postfix over Squirrelmail

I have installed POSTFIX over Squirrelmail on CentOS Linux... The services I have ran are: service httpd service ssl service mysql service postfix service saslauthd service dovecot But I want to ...
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Script or method to move email from a POP Inbox to an IMAP Inbox on a headless server

I have cantankerous POP server from a remote legacy system that I can't control or change. My customers' need to receive all these emails on their internal IMAP server so all the office ...
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Forward emails from domain to another email at different domain?

I run a small Debian server at home, and it's hosting two websites. I would also like to have emails received on this domain, to this server, but sent on to our real email addresses. Essentially, if ...
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Retrieving mail from Yahoo! Mail through Thunderbird sometimes fails: “The POP3 mail server (pop.mail.yahoo.com) does not support UIDL or XTND XLST”

Originally asked on Web Applications Stack Exchange, deleted on the original site upon request. Please don't vote to close. Once in a while, for periods of several hours to days at a time, I get the ...
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How to avoid deleting emails from Dovecot

We have a Dovecot server configured for internal usage purpose and Thunderbird as a email client with IMAP protocol. I have never used either of the software, so my questions are a bit naive. Due to ...
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Outlook with existing data files [duplicate]

I reinstalled my computer and I did a back up of the Outlook pst data files. Now I installed Outlook and added my email account. I told it to use the existing data file. Then it started to download ...
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How can I use a POP3 email account on a Windows RT device?

I struggled to find the answer to this after much googling and a month of searching. When googling all I could find was information telling me that Windows RT's native mail app does not support POP3 ...
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Cannot connect to pop3 or imap with Dovecot

Connections are refused on my server. Note: I am trying to connect from localhost here. Command I'm trying to use to test: user@hostname:~$ telnet localhost pop3 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... ...
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Email forwarding go to IMAP account instead of POP3

I have same accounts (myname@domain.com) setup in Outlook with different account type (IMAP/POP3), most of the scenario all incoming email will received in POP3 account, my problem is, I got one email ...
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Where are the docs for solid-pop3?

I'm trying to install solid-pop3d on an Ubuntu server, but I am having a very hard time finding anything online by way of documentation. I've heard that the project is very active, yet there does not ...
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getting fetchmail/procmail to mark/split email by account or domain used to fetch

I've set up fetchmail to grab emails from two different accounts using POP, but I'd like them to be marked in such a way that Gnus or mutt can tell that they're from separate accounts for the purposes ...
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Can I recover e-mail account settings from SeaMonkey?

One of my e-mail accounts is POP3 only. This means that having it set up on multiple computers might get confusing. So I deleted it from SeaMonkey on my desktop (Windows Vista) before creating it in ...
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Access imap sever from gmail through a proxy

In gmail one can read email from different sources as long as the source provide a pop3 access. My university only allow imap access to email. I'm thinking about having a proxy that act as an imap ...
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Use IMAP and POP3 at the same account

I have always used POP3 with my notebook and GMAIL account. Now I will have 2 notebooks, one at work and one at home, and I would like my email to be sincronized. If I send an email in work I would ...
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Selective deleting of messages from POP3 account via Gmail (or anything else)?

I'm importing emails into Gmail via POP3. Is there a way to delete from the server messages with a certain keyword in the subject and leave everything else on the server? If not Gmail than is there ...
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How to block IP for someone who keeps trying to access my mail server?

I recently configured cPanel on my VPS. And today I saw the logs in /var/log/messages showing some IP keeps trying to login and failed: Oct 19 18:10:30 servername dovecot: pop3-login: Aborted ...
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POP3 email integration with Gmail/hotmail

Actually, I am doubtful about the security for integrating my pop3 email with other public domain such as gmail or hotmail out there.. is it safe to attach pop3 email or my official email id with such ...
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XAMPP: Mercury (Mail Transfer Agent) not working

Here is my setup: I have installed XAMPP as Administrator and am running it as Administrator. I have an entry in my Windows 7 hosts file listing "127.0.0.1 rainbow.com" as the fictitious domain ...
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Dovecot+Sendmail+MailDir on Redhat 6.4…How?

Okay, there is a lot I have read through and I have setup everything in Dovecot (v.2.0.9) that I can recognize from the instructions. I have a Maildir directory setup, using both IMAP and POP3, using ...
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Roundcube webmail can't receive Email

I have a round cube webmail station that is installed inside Synology NAS. I can send Email. I am using the SMTP of our ISP. My problem is I cannot receive Mail. I know this is an issue in POP3 but ...
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What is the Dword vaule to to leave mail on the server for outlook

I am creating a ms registry file to setup an email account in outlook. I would like to have the users use pop3 and use the option to leave the mail on the server. What is the correct dword value to ...
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Centos - How to install an SMTP server, POP3 and IMAP to send email to Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, Live, Yandex? [closed]

i have a CentOS 6.4 in mediatemple.net, i need send email to Gmail, Hotmail, etc. I tried installing postfix, sendmail, dovecot, cyrus, procmail, spamassassin, etc., and even does not work because ...
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How to check Server's(zimbra) open pop3 which is not porvided?

I am student of DA-IICT, Here we have Zimbra mail Server They haven't provided POP3 port to us, there is one port for pop3 is open that all of my professor uses. I have checked Zimbra's setting ...
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fix pop3 connector on SBS 2003

I am attempting to get our SBS 3003 Server (yes I know it's old and outdated) to retrieve mail from our web mail provider via pop3 and send via SMTP through our web mail provider however I seem to ...
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Outlook Express - Keep messages on server until deleted from inbox

Is it possible to keep email messages on the server only until they are deleted from the Outlook Express inbox? I know it is possible to download all of the messages from the server, but I want to ...
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Outlook 2010, will multiple PSTs cause problems

At the company where I work, the owners use POP/SMTP in Outlook to be able to keep an active multi-year history of emailed conversations. This history cannot be archived by date so they have been ...
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Exchange 2003 - Virtual Pop Service doesn't restart

I have an interesting issue with one of the servers I look after. When the server is rebooted the POP3 virtual server under Exchange System Manager does not start but the POP3 services under windows ...
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How do I simulate multiple pop3, imap and SMTP connections?

I need to test at what point does the mail server stop responding and am hence looking for a tool I can use on Windows and *Nix that will allow me to simulate multiple connections. Is there a way to ...
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How to receive emails directly to a Brother MFC-j6510dw

I have a Brother MFC-J6510DW, it is a wireless multi-function printer, after upgrading the firmware on it I was able to send emails directly from it by inputting my internet providers email server ...
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IMAP and POP emails

Sorry if this is a stupid question but never really dived into POP and IMAP before.. I have a client who's a lawyer, she checks emails on her laptop, phone and computer.. however sometimes she gets ...