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

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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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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 ...
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How do I get Thunderbird not to re-download all my emails after server move?

I've moved over all emails from 10 accounts on one server to another. I use IMAP so this won't be an issue for myself, but someone else using these email accounts uses pop3. When I change the settings ...
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POP3 client not downloading all emails from server

I've an old email account (pop3) with lots of emails that I want to download. I don't care what client - but I'm currently trying with Thunderbird. It says that there are no new emails on the server. ...
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New Install of Outlook 2010 won't retrieve all messages from server

I recently got a new laptop, installed Outlook 2010, set up all my accounts and everything is running fine. However when I do a send/receive, my old emails pre-new install aren't being retrieved. I ...
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How to stop my email messages being marked as read when a POP client downloads them?

I access my email in two ways from Thunderbird. I have one POP account and one IMAP. The problem is that this makes messages coming to through IMAP marked as read before I actually read them on any ...
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Thunderbird keep retrieving all Yahoo emails from the pop server

Thunderbird suddenly retrieves all my 2000+ emails from the Yahoo pop server every time I check my mail. My account setting is to have the mails stored on the server until I delete them.
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Outlook 2007 Download All POP Messages After Reinstall

I've recently reinstalled Outlook 2007 and am having an issue with existing emails being downloaded again. I backed up and imported my PST so all original messages are in Outlook already. I have ...
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How to convert Exim emails downloaded via FTP so they can be imported into an email client?

I have backup folders of emails that I downloaded from an old server running Exim. I can open all the files in a text editor and read the contents and they are in standard RFC 822 format. The ...
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Is There Email Client For Windows That Simultaneously Download From Multiple Accounts?

I use Outlook Express in Windows XP Home as email client, but i have many accounts and it takes time to download messages from all POP3 accounts. Is there email client that allows for simultaneous ...
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Upload email (EML files) to POP server

I am trying to move my mails from one hosting provider to another. I have downloaded my emails from my previous hosting provider (which supports IMAP) as EML files using a software. Now I have all my ...
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How to retrieve Hotmail Spam filtered messages via POP3?

I use Thunderbird to retrieve e-mail messages from my Hotmail, but some of them are auomatically marked as spam in Hotmail. So I have to use www.hotmail.com to move them to Hotmail Inbox and then I ...
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IMAP/POP3 weirdness: “deleting” email using iPhone causes POP3 UIDL to change?

When accessing e-mail by POP3, many e-mail clients identify messages they have already downloaded using an unique ID assigned by the server (shown by the POP3 UIDL command - I'll call it UID). On my ...
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iPhone accessing Microsoft Server 2003 POP3 Service preventing Outlook access for same mailbox

I'm running the POP3 service on my Server 2003 box, and have just recently run into login issues when accessing the same account with multiple devices. I've been running the server for years, with no ...
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Ubuntu Evolution POP3 send/receive deleted the files off of my server! How do I undelete (Get them back on)?

Actually did this with both my Hotmail and my Webmail.godaddy.com accounts. I now know how to tell it not to delete the emails in the future but can't seem to figure out how to replace the ones ...
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Thunderbird Automatically Get (POP) New Mail, Via the OS (Mac OS X)

I want the OS to check for new mail using my POP account in thunderbird without having to manually start thunderbird (its ok if thunderbird automatically starts as a windowed process and doesn't just ...
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POP3 Account suddenly cannot receive emai through SMTP l when used on Windows 7

I was using my ISP's POP3 email account with Windows Live Mail on Windows Vista. Today I upgraded to Windows 7 using a upgrade disk but using a custom install. Before upgrading I exported my email ...
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In Thunderbird how to get mail on second computer?

I have been using one computer to access mail (with Outlook) and now I am trying to get all my mail from the server from another computer (using Thunderbird). But I can download only new mail. I am ...
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Mac Mail retrieve mail same message over and over again

key facts: Mac OS X v10.6.5 Mail v4.4 Retrieve messages folder in the Mail has the same message over and over again, it's 44.6MB file the computer saves again and again (1547 times) ~ 70GB. Retrieved ...
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Intermittent POP3 errors - Re-Authentication Failure

I have an application that connects through POP3 over SSL. It mostly works correctly--but the last few days, I have been repeatedly getting this error: -ERR Re-Authentication Failure What could ...
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Forward Outlook Web Access (OWA) to GMail using POP and SMTP

I want to receive all my company email messages in my Gmail account. Therefore I need to configure POP/SMTP access to my OWA account. Problem is that I can't find the right POP3 server address to ...
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What are differences between POP access and mail forwarding?

This is the situation: I have a mail account in a domain i bought (say example.com) and I want to manage it from my old gmail id itself. I have setup it such that I can send as that user from gmail ...
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Gmail POP3 Limit?

I have 398 messages in my inbox, but my application which is connecting to gmail's pop3 servers tells me that I have only 250. What's the problem?
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Gmail download by POP3 in Outlook Express won't download all emails, only first 350

I want to download emails from Gmail using POP3 with Outlook Express but it only downloads the first 350 and leaves the rest. There are over 2000 still there. How can I reset Outlook in a way to have ...
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Can't view old Hotmail emails after Outlook setup

Ok I actually have an msn account "myname@msn.com" Ever since I tried to view my emails using Outlook 2007, I no longer can view my old emails from the Hotmail web interface. I think I messed up the ...
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Is it preferable to use POP or IMAP to check multiple google mail accounts from one?

I have email accounts on several domains that use Google Mail, and thus far I've only ever used POP to send and receive mail from a single inbox. This is quite functional, and as long as I remember to ...
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Can multiple email clients use the same POP3 account?

I have a webmail account with POP3 enabled. I use Microsoft Outlook 2007 with this account, and it works well. However, I'm curious as to what happens when I set up the same POP3 account elsewhere (...
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Wiped out email in actual server?

I recently connected Microsoft Outlook to my university email account. I loaded all the emails to outlook and used it for a couple of days. A few days later, I had to access the email from a remote ...
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Able to send, but not receive from gmail.com within Outlook 2003 (0x800CCC0F)

In my home network, I'm able to access my @gmail.com and @otherdomain.com accounts via POP3 from Outlook 2003. When accessing from my office network, I'm not able to receive, but am able to send. I ...
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Put Downloaded Emails Back to POP3 Server

How can I put my downloaded emails back to my POP3 server? I want it to appear like how it was sent originally. I made a mistake of setting Thunderbird to delete my server-side emails and keep only ...
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Outlook 2007: software to remove duplicate emails in inbox

My POP3 server is giving me a hard time, and has decided to download my entire inbox again, so now have duplicates of all my messages. Any software or addons (free, please) that I can use to remove ...
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Outlook 2007: Gmail and POP3

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2007 for a number of my email accounts. I have account A set up to come into my main inbox. However, when I want to setup my Gmail account to come into a separate folder,...
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Migrating a IMAP mailbox into local folder structure in Thunderbird or Live Mail

I have a big IMAP Mailbox with a great number of folders. I would like to transfer the folder structure in to a local structure in either Thunderbird or Windows Live Mail, and switch the mailbox to ...
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Can I download all my received emails?

So, basically, what I want to somehow download all the emails that I have ever received. My email address is a custom one that I created on my own domain (that I bought from a hosting company). Is ...
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Simple Fedora POP3/IMAP Server. HOWTO?

I have an old PC running text-mode FC5. I need to read the mail sent just for the root account (from crond, logwatch, ...etc) in my Windows POP3/IMAP client. What is the simplest server to install and ...
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How can I access my company's emails externally at home using outlook?

I don't have any knowledge about email servers like IMAP, POP3 etc. We can access our emails on LAN in office using internal LAN url and also using outlook. At home, I can access it through another ...
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Recommendation for portable Windows email (IMAP) client? [closed]

Any recommendations for a good Windows email client that supports IMAP well and runs as a portable application (i.e. you can run it from disk without installation)? I've been using ...
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Standard format to store e-mails in HD?

I'm planning to do some backups of my e-mails in my yahoo account. I'm afraid to do it using Outlook or Thunderbird, and be "locked" to their formats. I know Thunderbird is Open Source, but I don't ...
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free smpt/pop3 server software recommendations

can anyone recommend free smpt/pop3 server software? I need to be able to make my own email and send my own mail.
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Create my own pop3 account without @domain.com in username

I need a pop3 email account setup that does not have the @domain.com in the username. It's for a piece of software that I am using that does not like seeing @domain.com in the username for setup. Any ...
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Where does Outlook 2007 keep a mark of emails downloaded using POP3 protocol?

Where does Outlook 2007 keep a mark of emails downloaded using POP3 protocol?