Anyone know of any tools to migrate emails from register.com's webmail to anything else (gmail, local mbox, anything!), I have nearly 15 years of mails and folders I want to keep.

Other than spending ages writing some Perl scraper code I wondered if anyone else had already done this. sorry - It's impossible to search Google for the name of a registrar!

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Looks like even the basic service allows POP3 access to your email. So you should be able to configure an email client such as Mozilla Thunderbird to download your email. The configuration settings are found in the FAQ:

In addition to the username, password, and matching email address*, the following settings are needed when configuring a 3rd party email client:

POP Settings:

Incoming POP3 mail server: mail.exampledomain.com

Secure Password Authentication: NO

Incoming POP3 port number: 110

You may also want to remember to check the Leave Messages on Server box so that you don't lose all of your mail from your web-mail interface.

  • The pop interface only lets you new email or your inbox - not your folders. Mar 8, 2010 at 16:30
  • Ok - they now have imap and you can access all the folders. Mar 8, 2010 at 16:39
  • So I can just use any old IMAP downloader Mar 8, 2010 at 17:12

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