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

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synchronize read status across thunderbird accounts

I have two different mail accounts in thunderbird, on the same pc. Due to forwarding rules, many mails arrive in both accounts. Can I synchronize the read status between these accounts, so when a mail ...
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Extension of mail file setup by POP and IMAP irrespective of OS and Mail Clients

In case of Windows 10, I found extension of mail file setup by POP is PST and setup by IMAP is OST. Would you like to let us know.. What will be mail file extensions for other OS like MacBook and ...
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POP3 + Mail client = no new messages on server (despite having new messages on server)

I'm using Thunderbird. I've used it forever. Today I noticed mail wasn't being delivered for about 2 days; after checking the usual suspects and confirming I see new mail in my server account's /var/...
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Mails not being downloaded over company WiFi

We have a problem at our company where during high traffic hours (starting around 8am) clients are dropping the mail server connection and cannot download mails (our mail server is hosted outside of ...
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Can Delivery Status Notification (DSN) be deactivated on the client side?

Recently, I wrote some important email and wanted to be certain that they got delivered. After searching on the internet, I was reading about Delivery Status Notifications (DSN, not to be confused ...
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dovecot pop3 and imap connection closed by foreign host

I started to learn how to setup a mail server, but I stopped to troubleshoot why I couldn't telnet to localhost pop3 or imap. I'm using Centos 7. this my output when I run telnet localhost pop3: root@...
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How to rename multiple labels/folders in Gmail

Hello in Gmail I know how to rename individual labels/folders. How do I rename multiple labels/folders in one command? If I have 3,000 labels/folders for example, how can I rename all of them without ...
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Downloading via POP while keeping messages marked unread on server in Thunderbird

We have a problem with emails being marked as "read" on the server (cPanel -> WebMail) when Thunderbird downloads them via POP. Is there any way to prevent this? Use case and Scenario: ...
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Chrome command line switch to turn off "Restore?" pop-up?

Non of these comments seem up to date: Disable Google Chrome session restore functionality
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Transfer gmail email without Pop/Forwarding/takeOut

I am leaving the company I work at soon. I want to transfer/save all my work emails from the use gmail/G suite - the company uses gmail/ G suite but POP and IMAP are disabled - they do not appear as ...
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Thunderbird hangs on pop3

On one of my machines, for the last 2 days, thunderbird hangs when connecting to a pop3 server. I previously had this problem because the TLS on the server was outdated and I had to change security....
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How can I get Outlook 2016 to remove deleted email from the POP server?

I have a domain registered with gandi.net, which also provides an email box, which is used by a relative of mine. He connects to it through POP from Outlook 2016. Even if he deleted messages from his ...
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Can't access my mail server on my computer, but on others I can

I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum to post this question on. I have a mail server setup as pop, and I can access it on every computer I try, but on my personal computer I can't, it says that server ...
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How to temporarily disable accounts in outlook (pop3 & smtp)

One can easily disable pop3 accounts in outlook (2019) by not including the account in a send/receive group. However, this still attempts to connect to the account's smtp server. When an email ...
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PopTrayU - 'Error connecting with SSL'?

Without having made any changes, starting in July 2020, I got: An error occurred. Error Type: EIdOSSLConnectError Error connecting with SSL. EOF was observed that violates the protocol I have several ...
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Is webmail also use POP/IMAP Protocol to retrieve email?

I have seen many sites and I knew about POP/IMAP protocol. I knew that email clients such as : outlook, etc will use one of those protocol from mail server. But if I use webmail, it means that I ...
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Thunderbird cannot connect to my pop email account since upgrade from 68.x to 78.2.2 today

I've got a gmail connection which works fine, and a pop mail connection to my ISP. It says on the status line Connected to pop.rcn.com... but nothing ever happens, no new mails download. Yet ...
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POP3 on Gmail doesn't retrieve spam email from outlook

I have pop3 on Gmail but it retrieves emails from outlook only from inbox folder but not from the spam folder. Is there a way pop3 to sent the spam emails (which some of them are not spam) to my Gmail?...
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How to install POP3 server on W10?

I'm trying to install POP3 mail server on W10. According to what I've found on the web I should be able to install it as an added feature please see below. Even when I expanded all sections I couldn't ...
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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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