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, 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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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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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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Best way to convert from IMAP to POP3?

At work, I connect to a corporate Exchange server via IMAP and Thunderbird 3. Over the course of a year or so, I've created quite a few folders on the server and have a lot of mail stored there. I'm ...