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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Script or method to move email from a POP Inbox to an IMAP Inbox on a headless server

I have cantankerous POP server from a remote legacy system that I can't control or change. My customers' need to receive all these emails on their internal IMAP server so all the office ...
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How can I use a POP3 email account on a Windows RT device?

I struggled to find the answer to this after much googling and a month of searching. When googling all I could find was information telling me that Windows RT's native mail app does not support POP3 ...
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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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Use IMAP and POP3 at the same account

I have always used POP3 with my notebook and GMAIL account. Now I will have 2 notebooks, one at work and one at home, and I would like my email to be sincronized. If I send an email in work I would ...
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Selective deleting of messages from POP3 account via Gmail (or anything else)?

I'm importing emails into Gmail via POP3. Is there a way to delete from the server messages with a certain keyword in the subject and leave everything else on the server? If not Gmail than is there ...
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Outlook Express - Keep messages on server until deleted from inbox

Is it possible to keep email messages on the server only until they are deleted from the Outlook Express inbox? I know it is possible to download all of the messages from the server, but I want to ...
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Outlook 2010, will multiple PSTs cause problems

At the company where I work, the owners use POP/SMTP in Outlook to be able to keep an active multi-year history of emailed conversations. This history cannot be archived by date so they have been ...
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Exchange 2003 - Virtual Pop Service doesn't restart

I have an interesting issue with one of the servers I look after. When the server is rebooted the POP3 virtual server under Exchange System Manager does not start but the POP3 services under windows ...
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How do I simulate multiple pop3, imap and SMTP connections?

I need to test at what point does the mail server stop responding and am hence looking for a tool I can use on Windows and *Nix that will allow me to simulate multiple connections. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 check Server's(zimbra) open pop3 which is not porvided?

I am student of DA-IICT, Here we have Zimbra mail Server They haven't provided POP3 port to us, there is one port for pop3 is open that all of my professor uses. I have checked Zimbra's setting ...
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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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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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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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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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Outlook 2007 will only import a few hundred emails at a time

I'm importing all my GMail messages into a new installation of Outlook 2007 using POP3. These emails stretch back to 2007, so there's thousands of them. While this is working, Outlook will only ...
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Outlook doesn't sync all emails

I recently set up MS Outlook 2013. All of my 3 email accounts (all gmx.net, pop3) were working fine, but now Outlook doesn't syncronize all folders. It only syncronizes my 3 inboxes, but not the rest ...
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Mutt displays incoming and sent messages in inbox

I use mutt for mails, along with fetchmail + procmail. My problem is that when I download mails from a gmail account (POP3) mutt shows both the incoming messages and the outcoming (what I have sent so ...
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Sharing calendar by importing invitation XML Outlook 2010

A user's POP3 system is interrupting the delivery of an exchange calendar sharing invitation to his Outlook client. As he has no intention of using outlook for anything other than adding appointments ...
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Retrieving mail from Yahoo! Mail through Thunderbird sometimes fails: “The POP3 mail server (pop.mail.yahoo.com) does not support UIDL or XTND XLST”

Originally asked on Web Applications Stack Exchange, deleted on the original site upon request. Please don't vote to close. Once in a while, for periods of several hours to days at a time, I get the ...
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How to avoid deleting emails from Dovecot

We have a Dovecot server configured for internal usage purpose and Thunderbird as a email client with IMAP protocol. I have never used either of the software, so my questions are a bit naive. Due to ...
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Email forwarding go to IMAP account instead of POP3

I have same accounts (myname@domain.com) setup in Outlook with different account type (IMAP/POP3), most of the scenario all incoming email will received in POP3 account, my problem is, I got one email ...
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Dovecot+Sendmail+MailDir on Redhat 6.4…How?

Okay, there is a lot I have read through and I have setup everything in Dovecot (v.2.0.9) that I can recognize from the instructions. I have a Maildir directory setup, using both IMAP and POP3, using ...
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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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Cant get E-Mails from POP3

We have about 20 Computers in our network some running imap some pop3. Since yesterday 2 of the pop3 computer wont recieve any E-mails,sending works just fine, using outlook i get a ...
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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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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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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 ...