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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to receive emails directly to a Brother MFC-j6510dw

I have a Brother MFC-J6510DW, a wireless multi-function printer. After upgrading the firmware on it, I was able to send emails directly from it by inputting my internet provider's email 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...