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

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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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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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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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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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Moving Gmail account from POP to IMAP with Mail.app

I've been using POP to access my Gmail account using Mail, but I want to switch to IMAP to synchronize read emails with the web interface, and, most importantly, with my iPhone (which is already using ...
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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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ISP supports POP3

I use my ISP email service. By default my ISP provides the email service with POP3 protocol and no SSL security to fetch the email. I need to access my email in my smartphone, tablet, laptop but POP3 ...
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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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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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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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Outlook: Switched from POP to IMAP. Mail doesn't send from OUTBOX when From address doesn't match default IMAP folder

I wanted to start using IMAP for all my emails, that i am currently accessing using POP. There are about 10 different email address that i previously had all going to 1 PST file. Creating new IMAP ...
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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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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 and IMAP E-Mail from the same 2010 Outlook

I am using Outlook 2010. I normally run two e-mail accounts, one personal, and other business. both have been POP accounts. My business e-mail just changed from POP to IMAP. Now I hav one POP and one ...
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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 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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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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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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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 it'...
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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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POP3 Error in gmail when hitting send. What happened?

I was replying to a gmail thread yesterday when a red box reading something like "gmail pop3 authentication error" appeared on the screen over the area where I should have seen a yellow "message sent" ...
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Outlook shows all the email read yesterday as unread

The customer goes to another office several times a month and when she comes back to the main office, Outlook shows all the messages that she read while out of the office as unread again. This is on a ...
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Thunderbird isn't creating folders for POP3 Account

I've been using Thunderbird for a while now, and was able to confirm that it was indeed downloading my e-mail to my desktop and storing them in the proper folders corresponding to the account. Today ...
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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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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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Hotmail / Outlook / Live Folder sync in POP?

How to sync Folder from outlook.com in mail app with POP setting ? I am using Opera Mail since so many days I love it .. I want to read outlook.com mails from folders is there any idea how to do same ...
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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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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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Converting from pop to imap

I have an ipad, and ipad air and a gateway desktop computer. I would like all 3 devices to be identical when in outlook. I am using outlook 2007. I am told I have to swith from pop to imap in ...
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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 time-out(Errorcode:...
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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 ...