Questions tagged [pop3]

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

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Is there a way to merge local emails with the server's messages without creating duplicates?

I'm migrating from Earthlink to G Suite. Some of the emails on Earthlink's server aren't in Outlook, which is syncing via POP (but set to not delete messages from the server after downloading). ...
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Control retention of password in Outlook IMAP/POP account

I installed Outlook 2019 desktop version (not as part of Outlook 365). I then created a no-email profile for local management of Calendar, Contacts, and Notes. Then I turned on ...
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Configure Gmail in Outlook for Office 365 MSO (Error: 0x800ccc92)

After setting up my email (POP) in Outlook, I have been receiving lots of pop-up notifications. When I have decided to finally address this uncommon situation, I have noticed that there was an error ...
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Thunderbird: Using POP, how does the “Leave message on server” work when unchecked?

I installed Thunderbird Portable because I wanted to copy an email from one account to another. I accidentally selected POP3 instead of IMAP. By default, the settings are "Leave message on server for ...
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Outlook POP3 cannot receive Junk mail folder, how to work around this?

I have identified a misconfiguration in the way e-mail is set up at my workplace. We use POP3, and the accounts at our e-mail provider are set to move spam to a Junk mail folder. I have just learned ...
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Accidentally Removed POP3 Email On Outlook 2010

So what's happened is I have removed my POP3 email account from Outlook 2010 and I'm not sure why, maybe it's because it is my default email account, but everything is still there. It's just not ...
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PC crashed while downloading POP3 email. Are those emails are gone?

Thunderbird was in the midst of downloading 35 emails received in the last 15 hours from an account configured as POP3. PC crashed in the middle. Upon reboot, Thunderbird does not have those new ...
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Linking Microsoft Outlook to only SMTP Server and not IMAP/POP

I am trying to link my emails to my accounting software server, but I don't want Outlook to download the mails. Is it possible to link just the SMTP server and leave out the IMAP/POP3 settings ...
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uploading emails from outlook-2010 to The server

I've accidentally kept the default settings when I were installing Outlook 2010 which states under Delivery option leave a copy of messages on the server unchecked now I have all my E-mails on my ...
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Thunderbird sometimes re-downloads old messages

I have configured Thunderbird to download messages through pop3 and I must leave a copy of the messages on the server inbox, so I cannot delete them from the provider. Sometimes (1 - 2 times per year)...
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Is it possible to access a Gmail account with 2FA enabled from another Gmail account? [closed]

I have two Gmail accounts, A and B. Account A is my primary inbox. Up until now, I have been using POP to access the contents of Account B, and using the "Send email as" functionality to send emails ...
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Gmail pop3 ssl can't fetch mail server

Suddenly gmail can't fetch anymore mails from my mail server (postfix, dovecot), with the below message: Unable to establish secure SSL connection to mail.domain.com Server returned error: "SSL error:...
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Delete all mails from server that are not currently in IMAP mailbox

For quite some time I've been using the macOS Mail application for my server-hosted email. I have my address set up through IMAP and everything has been fine up until a couple of days ago that I ...
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outlook 365 groups view inboxes through pop3

My work uses outlook 365, I prefer gmail so I have opened my work email in gmail by setting up the pop3 and imap settings. However I have run into a problem with outlook 365 groups, in that these ...
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How do I change the mailbox path in Linux?

Running Ubuntu server 18.04 and have installed PostFix and mailutils. I have sent some test emails to postfix and they are stored in a plain text file at /var/mail named as the recipient alias. When ...
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Reupload emails to POP inbox

The Evolution mail client has by default deleted all of my messages from my POP inbox. As I own multiple devices this is a huge inconvenience. The messages are now stored locally under ~/.local/share/...
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thunderbird configuration file path or location

Not having Windows, where precisely are the configuration files for a specific server located? https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Thunderbird/Thunderbird_Configuration_Files isn't ...
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Linked accounts to my Gmail, now it has gone crazy - 1000+ invisible unread emails in 4 hours

Help! I linked 2 of my additional emails to my Gmail and now my account has gone crazy. I do not have a good understanding of how server forwarding works, so I just googled it and followed the ...
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How Can I Do a Fresh Outlook 2016 Install Using Current Outlook Settings and PST Files?

I am running Outlook 2016 (365) on a machine running Windows 7 Home. I am about to restore my laptop's C drive (on an aftermarket SSD desk I installed) to its factory original settings, i.e., ...
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Stunnel does send received Emails

I'm trying to use stunnel to encrypt Emails and send them to a Gmail or Outlook accout, I've activated POP3/and IMAP clients. But when I run the program I get the following error message: I've double ...
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Gmail “Web login required”

I am constantly getting "web login required" when accessing Gmail using POP from the email application. I know what should be causing it but I am unable to figure out why it won't go away. Here is ...
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Add or not add pop/smtp to mail server

When resolving my email domain and setting up the mail on an email client, I realized both setting POP to pop.mx.server.com and SMTP to smtp.mx.server.com works just as well as setting both POP and ...
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Archive Portion of Hosted Email Quota

An account hosted by an email provider is nearing the limit of its quota (20GB). I want to fetch all but the last 6 months' worth of email, removing it from the server. IMAP is currently used to ...
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Where are pop3 files located?

Where are pop3 files located? I can't find them in %appdata%. I'm looking for my outlook pop3 mails and folders. EDIT: Thx i found it.
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“Something went wrong” when setting up POP account for outlook.com

I'm trying to set up a POP account for my outlook.com email address in Outlook 2016. I followed the instructions here. So I'm using these settings: Outlook then asks me for my password. After 3 ...
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Why doesn't POP3 synchronize read status and folders?

Does anybody know why POP3 doesn't synchronize the read status and the folder-categorization of emails? And if there's no good reason for that: why hasn't POP3 been changed yet?
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Email (SMTP.domain.com vs mail.domain.com?)

This might be a stupid question but I couldn't find any answers online. From what I know, IMAP/POP is used to receive emails and SMTP is used to send emails. For example, I set up one with ZOHO and ...
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Does SSL encryption work if the certificate is assign to different host?

I don't know much how exactly ssl work. I have shared hosting account jcubic.pl and there is ssl certificate but it belong to hosting provider domenomania.pl and when I open web browser with address ...
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dovecot: pop and smtp doesn't work

I just follow this link to try to configure the dovecot on my CentOS 7 server. But I always can't connect pop and smtp. When I execute ps aux | grep dovecot at my server, I can just see the result ...
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How do I set up 000WebHost email in Outlook 2013/2016?

I had the email set up to work flawlessly while using Google GSuite (formerly Google Apps, no longer using GSuite) & 000WebHost but am clueless on how to set up the email account to work in ...
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what is the difference between imap and pop3

I want to save my emails on Mail.app locally and not on gmail servers. How would I set incoming and outgoing pop/imap? I know there is articles online but I can't understand how to do that in Mail....
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How to re-synchronise emails received using pop protocol with server

I have used Thunderbid with the same email address during many years using the pop protocol because I used to read emails on one device only. Now I read them on multiple devices using imap, and I'm ...
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Migration from a local POP PST to a email server

I have a email account that has been going into a POP setup in Outlook 2010. I would like to re install Windows on my computer. The problem is that somehow, there are a few hundred emails that ARE in ...
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How to convert IMAP to POP3

I have an email server that only have IMAP interface. On the other side, I have another Special-purpose mail client (a kind of embedded system) that only accepts POP3 protocol. How can I connect the ...
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Encryption for e-mail local delivery

I understand well what happens when SMTP server, say Postfix contacts remote SMTP server to send or receive mail. The connection could (and should) be encrypted, certain ports must be used and the ...
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Yahoo Mail returns error #MBR100 to POP3 mail client Thunderbird

Attempting to fetch mail from a Yahoo Mail account with Thunderbird using POP3 settings causes the following error to be seen in the mail client: Sending of password for user <email address> ...
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How to rebuild missing trash bin (and possible other system) folder(s) in Mozilla Thunderbird

Frequent related problems : I can't delete any message in Mozilla Thunderbird The trash bin in Thunderbird is gone missing, causing the impossibility to delete any message
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 confined ...
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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 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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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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