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

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POP3 Error in gmail when hitting send. What happened?

I was replying to a gmail thread yesterday when a red box reading something like "gmail pop3 authentication error" appeared on the screen over the area where I should have seen a yellow "message sent" ...
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ISP supports POP3

I use my ISP email service. By default my ISP provides the email service with POP3 protocol and no SSL security to fetch the email. I need to access my email in my smartphone, tablet, laptop but POP3 ...
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Are the emails inside the outbox folder stored locally on the machine where the mail was sent

I'm asking this question because I got curious about an email I'm sending from the office with Outlook using the Delay delivery option. When I searched for that mail at home to modify it on Outlook, I ...
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Outlook shows all the email read yesterday as unread

The customer goes to another office several times a month and when she comes back to the main office, Outlook shows all the messages that she read while out of the office as unread again. This is on a ...
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Outlook pop deleting server messages regardless of age

I am using Outlook 2016 I have set up my POP to always keep mails on server, but to delete a copy older than 14 days. This has been my standard config for many moons, and works great. Now, my outlook ...
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Thunderbird isn't creating folders for POP3 Account

I've been using Thunderbird for a while now, and was able to confirm that it was indeed downloading my e-mail to my desktop and storing them in the proper folders corresponding to the account. Today ...
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Issue with Amazon Workmail – looking for POP/IMAP workaround

We use Amazon Workmail for our email. I know it's a preview but it generally works well. Our company also picked up helpdesk software that needs to import email on the same domain using POP or IMAP. ...
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Dovecot pop3 protocol not working

Been working for this more than an hour, I hope someone can enlighten me on where am I wrong with this: auth_mechanisms = plain login first_valid_gid = 5000 first_valid_uid = 5000 last_valid_gid = ...
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Can't Telnet to remote host - but can telnet locally (Ports 110,143,993,995)

I've been attempting to set up a Mail Server Via PostFix and DoveCot on ubuntu 14.04 for too long now and I'm on the home stretch of having it working. I'm running a virtual machine with ubuntu, I ...
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Thunderbird fails to download all new emails

When I try to retrieve emails, I see the following messages in the Thunderbird status bar: Checking Inbox for new messages Downloading 1 of 68 Nothing to download The problem is ...
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Fetch email from Office365 using POP3 without fetching old emails

So I recently decided that I wanted to receive all my emails to Gmail, since I really like the tabs. I went ahead and set up email fetching, using POP3, from my school's Office365 mail. I don't know ...
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Thunderbird keeps downloading old emails

Microsoft live.com email use POP3. So e.g. I get new email, I read it and delete. Thunderbird checks for new mails 5 minutes later and redownloads same email I just read 5 minutes ago and deleted it. ...
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dotlock permissions problems with dovecot and OS X 10.10.3++

I have installed dovecot on OS X Yosemite via Homebrew. But for some reason I can't get it to fully work properly anymore starting with the 10.10.3 system update by Apple. There's some kind of ...
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Hotmail / Outlook / Live Folder sync in POP?

How to sync Folder from outlook.com in mail app with POP setting ? I am using Opera Mail since so many days I love it .. I want to read outlook.com mails from folders is there any idea how to do same ...
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How can I download e-mails + folders to my hard drive using Mozilla Thunderbird?

I need to download e-mails from the current web host's server to my hard drive, so they can be uploaded to the new web host's server! I have a company and we're switching web hosts. I do not want to ...
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Whats the technical difference between sending a webpage request and sending an email?

I need some clarity on this topic. Here is what I understand: a webpage request initiates a DNS lookup and once domain name is resolved into an IP address, browser sends a request to that IP address ...
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How can I view my mail backup?

I installed the getmail4 package and created a backup of my mails over POP3. Every mail is a seperate file containing its headers and content now. Is there any comfortable way to view these? Can I ...
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Gmail POP3 Error

I am using POP3 to get my Exchange/Outlook email into Gmail. Whenever Gmail attempts to receive mail, the following error occurs: Error: Server is temporarily unavailable. Mail cannot be retrieved ...
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Outlook: Switched from POP to IMAP. Mail doesn't send from OUTBOX when From address doesn't match default IMAP folder

I wanted to start using IMAP for all my emails, that i am currently accessing using POP. There are about 10 different email address that i previously had all going to 1 PST file. Creating new IMAP ...
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Use Gmail in more than one Devices

I am using my Gmail Account on My Android Device and using Native Android gmail App and i want to use my mail in my Desktop using Outlook 2013. When I read a mail in my mobile it does not get ...
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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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Converting from pop to imap

I have an ipad, and ipad air and a gateway desktop computer. I would like all 3 devices to be identical when in outlook. I am using outlook 2007. I am told I have to swith from pop to imap in ...
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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? [closed]

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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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 ...