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

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Outlook / Gmail 'too many simultaneous connections' error

I'm just setting up Outlook for Mac, and I'm trying to add a Google Apps application for business email (Gmail). I've set it up correctly (same details worked in Mac mail). But I keep getting two ...
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POP/IMAP collector for OS X Lion Server

Is there a way to have OS X Lion server pick up mails and distribute them among it's local users? I have a catch-all mailbox at the provider and am looking for a little program that could check every ...
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Unable to remove emails from Inbox [closed]

When I delete a mail in my Inbox on Outlook Express on XP, the mail isn't removed. It just stays there. No errors are showing, nothing happens. What could be the problem preventing me from deleting ...
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outlook.com on thunderbird using IMAP only without using pop3 - > GMAIL -> IMAP technique [closed]

After lot of attempt I found one username which is simple on outlook.com. so was wondering is there any way using any workaround to access outlook.com using IMAP on thunderbird. Currently I have POP3 ...
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How to monitor and save every email from a POP mail account?

There is a POP (hotmail) account that I have to watch and save every email as soon as they arrive. I could do this by checking them every 5 minutes and downloading them. But what application can do ...
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How to - one email address checked by two users

Which protocol should be used when two users (separate computers) want to check one email account - POP3 or IMAP? The problem is when one user deletes an email because they check it but the other ...
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Switching from POP3 to IMAP in Sylpheed 3.2.0beta5

I'm trying to switch my account settings from POP3 to IMAP, because I started to use my e-mail account on my smartphone and I want to know which messages I've already read. The problem is I can't do ...
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how to forward outlook server to use thunderbird

my university created an outlook email for me username@university.com i can't see if the email uses pop3 or imap, i have only access to the mailbox, i sign it to it from hotmail.com, i don't want to ...
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Switching from POP3 to IMAP, to use mail on multiple devices - a good idea? [closed]

I've been using an email account for a few years, using POP3/Outlook(2010 now). Recently, I've started using email more and more on my mobile devices (Android phone, iPad). For now, they are set to ...
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How to re-sync specific Gmail emails into Outlook 2010 using POP

I haven't found anyone talking online about a very specific use-case I have concerning Gmail, and Outlook 2010. I've made a backup of almost my entire Gmail account using Outlook 2010/POP3. The ...
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make imap email that are read on one machine show as unread on another machine

if you have a shared email account at for somthing like contact@example.com its quite useful for everyone at the company to be able to see all incoming email into that account.. when using imap if ...
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how to get pop3 email to put a copy of all sent emails on the server in the sent folder

by default pop3 emails bring down the incoming messages from the server, although you can tell it to leave a copy on the server so that if your using multi machines / devices they can all get it. ...
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Where can I get POP/IMAP settings for Windows Live Domain emails

I have setup email for my custom domain using Windows Live Domains. I then upgraded from the Hotmail interface to the new Outlook.com interface. I cannot seem to find the POP/IMAP settings to connect ...
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Can I use the gmail “+ filter” to “login” via pop3 or IMAP

I know that gmail allows you to differentiate mails If I append a + when subscribing to a mailing list and filter it accordingly in the web client. But I was wondering if it was possible for when I ...
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Outlook, POP and PST handling

Essentially I have a client who is on hosted exchange and have decided to use POP3 to download the mail (I don't know why they don't use .OST's but anyway), they rebuilt the machine and backed up ...
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External IMAP service if your provider sticks to POP3 only?

My email provider refuses to implement IMAP email service. They stick to POP3 and will not change it imho ever. Is there any service which can emulate imap service? I want to attach some service to ...
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How to get all email in thunderbird not just new ones?

Is it possible to get all emails in thunderbird even already read messages like how it works in MS Outlook? Right now it just gets new ones if I read emails using another client or using my phone they ...
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How would Outlook handle my PST concerns?

This is a real quick question regarding POP email in Outlook essentially. I'm going to recreate my POP email profile based on some advice from my mailhost, due to emails I send being constantly sent ...
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Outlook: how to configure to use another server for outgoing mail?

I have a client that has problems with his current outgoing mail provider. It seems he uses a server for incoming mail and another server (another provider) for outgoing. But since the outgoing mail ...
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How to recover inbox & outbox mails in Eudora

I use Eudora 6.2 for single POP3 mail. Sudden power failure in my machine left all inbox, outbox & other mailboxes empty. As Eudora was set up not to leave mails in server, I can't get mails from ...
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thunderbird deleting my emails from the pop3 server

I am using thunderbird with yahoo pop3 account. In thunderbird I have ticked the "leave the message on server" option, but still my emails are being deleted from the yahoo server.
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Outlook: Send test e-mail message: The server responded: 421 Cannot establish SSL

I create account in Outlook. Account Type: POP3 When I run test account settings, log in onto incoming mail server POP3 successfully. But for send test e-mail message i get error: Send test e-mail ...
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Outlook (2010), Sync POP3 Download Status

Synchronizing mails by exporting/importing pst files works great, but my problem is that because pst files contain no account information, outlook starts downloading all mails from all POP3 accounts ...
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Converting IMAP to POP3

I would like to set my settings on Microsoft Windows Hotmail to allow me to change from IMAP to POP3. I'm trying to change a setting where all my university emails have been downloaded to my Outlook ...
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pop3 hotmail settings for Alpine email program?

I have searched the web for the correct settings to be able to access my hotmail with Alpine email client - it is a program you use from the terminal (i am using Linux). So far I have no success. I ...
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Making POP3 email account

My company's website and email are on a third-party Linux server offered with no sysadmin support. I need to add some email addresses to the thing, and I've been specifically asked for POP3 accounts. ...
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Is there a way to get Gmail labels in Thunderbid with POP so that to get only message from a label and delete them from the server?

I have this Thunderbird client installed and this Gmail account. I've tested some ways to download only emails from a specific label to my e-mail client and delete them from the server and I've seen ...
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Intermediate mail server or how to get IMAP with POP

I have the following problem: my university mail is on a IMAP server and I'm a Gmail user. I want to forward my university mail to mail Gmail, but it only accepts POP3 servers. I'm wondering if there ...
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Getting local POP mailbox messages into Gmail

I currently bring my Gmail mail into Thunderbird via POP for backup purposes (POP is just the way I roll). Should I ever need to push that mail back onto Gmail via IMAP using Thunderbird - is the ...
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Sync email from outlook to pop3 mailbox

I was accessing a customers mailbox for some troubleshooting and I forgot to uncheck the "delete messeges from server" option in outlook so all his emails are gone from the server. Is there any way ...
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Windows Live Mail client caused all my Network Solutions email to be deleted?

I was downloading my mail from Network Solutions' server via POP on Windows Live Mail. The download failed halfway through, so I deleted the emails via Windows Live Mail. When I went back to the ...
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Outlook 2010 POP3 Mail

I'm having a little trouble with Outlook 2010 not "delivering" e-mails from my ISP server. Being a little more specific, the mail gets to my Outlook client, but it is still holding the mail on my ...
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Windows Mail unable to send after stalling pop server

I have 2 users that are unable to send email through their Windows Mail (Win 7). One user exceeded our daily email limit and exceeded the number of recipients limit, and the other send many large ...
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Saving sent emails in Outlook 2010 not working for Pop3

I am using Outlook 2010 for my gmail emails which use IMAP I can set the system to store sent emails in the appropriate sent folder. For another account which uses POP3 I can't configure outlook to ...
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Connecting to POP/SMTP Server via Telnet

I am trying to connect to connect to an SMTP/POP server via telnet (port 25 and 110). However, I am not able to authenticate myself. Whenever I try to, it says (pop) -ERR SPA Required, use AUTH or ...
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How can I move my mail from an offline folder to IMAP?

I have tried to setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010. However, by mistake I made it POP and now the inbox folder is empty. I now have the mails in an offline folder. How can I move them back to my ...
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Download Gmail emails via HTTP

On my local university the public internet connection has POP and IMAP filtered; only HTTP and HTTPS are allowed. I'd like to use Thunderbird (or some other Email client) to download my Gmail emails ...
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Using Apple Mail as a native email client; Want to use Thunderbird to back up all of my Gmail

Let me start with my question and then I'll provide the context behind it: Is there a way for me to create a full local backup of my Gmail account (all received and sent emails) using a program like ...
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Save copy of sent message on POP3 server

Whenever I send messages from Outlook, the sent messages are not getting saved on the server (POP3). Is there any way to save a copy of the sent messages in the server?
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POP3 Server Folder Structure Mirroring

Is there any way I can mirror my e-mail reader (Windows Live Mail) the folder structure I made on the webmail application (Outlook Web App)? Currently I have some three or four folders on the server ...
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POP3 email checker similar to Gmail notifier for Windows? [closed]

Is there a free, pop3 email checker for Windows that behaves similar to Google's GMail Notifier? Minimize to Tray, and notification, double click to launch default email client?
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Merging IMAP account into gmail

I have a university email account which provides access only via IMAP and webmail, and which does not provide a usable email forwarding service. Is there any way of getting emails from this account ...
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How to setup mailserver on Windows XP standalone?

I'm playing with the javamail API. To test my code about the only thing that seems to work is to connect to my web email (yahoo/msn/gmail/rediff) and do the deed. The trouble with testing online is ...
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Is there a way to prevent Thunderbird from downloading attachments?

Is there a way to prevent Thunderbird from downloading attachments? I just want to download the message and leave attachments on the mail server. When I need to open the attachment I would then ...
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Sending personalized bulk email using POP3/IMAP

I have a list of email addresses and names that I'd like to send a mass email to. I would like the email to look something like: From: me@gmail.com To: email@example.com Body: Hi [name], ...
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How can I backup my Gmail archive using Thunderbird?

I have setup POP access to Gmail using Thunderbird. At first, it only downloaded about 350 messages all from 2007. Then I switched my Gmail POP settings (inside Gmail) to include 'all mail ever' and ...
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How do I access POP through a proxy?

How do I access POP/IMAP/SMTP through a proxy? (The proxy settings in Thunderbird do not work.)
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Getting email from Exchange to Gmail via IMAP

My employer, a university, just switched me to Microsoft Exchange from a POP3 based email server. They've disabled forwarding and POP3 access but allow IMAP access. In addition they have a very small ...
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Need to restore emails that Outlook deleted from the mail server

I wanted to use POP mail for my Yahoo mail account. So I went to the Yahoo mail settings and enabled POP feature. I installed Microsoft Outlook 2007 and added the settings for my Yahoo mail ...
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How do POP3 clients delete emails later?

For example Thunderbird has the POP3 option to "Leave messages on the server." If this is checked then you can check "For at most __ days." How does it delete your emails later? Does it tell the ...