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

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Microsoft Outlook 2003: Multiple POP3 account trouble

I just created a new POP3 account in my 2003 Outlook. I checked the settings and the Inbox-Outbox are working well. However if I send from my standard Outlook POP3 account a mail to my second one, I ...
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Can I synchronize hotmail folders in thunderbird?

I'm using Thunderbird to load my Hotmail mail. It works fine (see previous post). But there is one problem: How can I synchronize the folders I've defined online in Hotmail? And is it possible to ...
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Is there a way to read Hotmail mail with Thunderbird without using the WebMail pluging?

Some sites tell me Hotmail has POP3 access now, but with Thunderbird it doesn't seem to work. The only solution (which I didn't test yet) is a WebMail plugin that helps Thunderbird to read data from ...
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How to disable anti-spam in Outlook 2007 for specific account?

I don't want email received via one of my Outlook POP3 accounts to be put in the spam folder.
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POP EMail with Alpine (Pine)

Over the years I used Pine off and on, especially i college How can I setup Pine to POP down my mail so it is local on my machine? I dont like storing my mail on a server someplace, I like to have it ...
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download Gmail messages beween certain dates

I have a mail client which I use to download messages from my Gmail account. However, for one reason or another the download of some messages failed, and I have two gaps in particular - each of about ...
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Can I install my POP account on my EXCHANGE Server at work in Outlook 2007

At work I have EXCHANGE Server, so I am getting emails (Work related). I wanted to add my personal email (POP or IMAP) and get those emails too. I am afraid that if I do that, my work can still have ...
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Migrating Email to new hosting

I've made a site for a charity, and now have to move hosting for them. They have 5 or so email addresses on their current hosting account, which will of course need to move too. What's the best way ...
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Can I access Gmail's spam message folder using pop3/imap?

If I use pop3/imap to read my gmail via a desktop client can I also set it to show emails that google automatically puts into the spam folder?
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IMAP enabling a POP3 only E-mail account

I've currently got an email account with a provider that only allows me to connect using POP3 I would like to use IMAP to access this account. I can't move email providers Are there any services ...
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correctly labeling incoming pop emails in gmail

I have one gmail account and one google apps mail account. For archiving (and searching) purposes I pull all of the apps mail to the gmail account using the POP feature. I have "leave a copy on ...
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Place mail back onto POP server

I have used Entourage to access a POP mailbox where it would delete messages once they had been received, and would now like to use Mail(.app) to read my mail using IMAP. Is it possible to place the ...
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IMAP and POP3 access at the same time - dangerous?

I am setting up a mailbox for a friend. She is using a desktop mail client (Outlook Express) but also would like to be able to read and write E-Mails in the webmail interface. The webmail interface ...
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Can I receive email from an MS Exchange server using POP or IMAP on my iPhone?

Is there a way to have my iPhone access my work email off of an Exchange server? The iPhone only allows you to set up 1 MS Exchange account. Currently I have this spot taken up by my Google Sync ...
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Using 2 GMail accounts at once

I have 2 GMail accounts, but I want to use them as one. Which is the best option? Forward e-mails from one to another Download e-mails via POP3 from one to another Download e-mails via IMAP from one ...
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Thunderbird does not delete messages from the POP server

Thunderbird does not delete messages from the POP server. I am a Yahoo Plus user and I can download messages from the inbox in Thunderbird from the Yahoo POP3 server. However, I want to delete read ...
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Where does Outlook Express keep a mark of emails downloaded using POP3 protocol?

Outlook Express must keep a mark of which emails it has downloaded using POP3 protocol so that it wouldn't download them again in case downloaded emails do not get deleted on the mail server after ...
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how do you access gmail when gmail is down?

Gmail is currently down. But they say I can access it through imap. How do I do this?
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How do I download all mail from my POP server?

Does anyone know how I can download all mail from my Gmail server via POP? I am using Mail on a Mac.
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Does pulling email from gmail download the spam folder also?

Does pulling email from gmail download the spam folder also? I want to user mozzila's email client to backup my gmail emails.
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Retrieve emails from other IMAP accounts in Gmail *automatically* [closed]

I'd like to retrieve emails from other IMAP accounts (they can not be accessed via POP) automatically in Gmail. I know you can manually copy from one IMAP account to another and there are even IMAP ...
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iPhone: Mail stops being received after a while

I've setup my iPhone with my Google Apps email account, and when it works it works brilliantly. It receives and sends email without a problem. However I've run into a problem with it that is making my ...
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How to create a second personal folder in outlook 2007?

When I create a new data file through the Data File Managment menu option, the folder is created with only the Deleted Items and Junk E-mail folders. How can I have it create the sent items, inbox, ...
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What are the differences between POP3 and IMAP?

Many email providers ask me if I'm interested in using POP3, or IMAP. What exactly are these and when should I consider using them?