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I guess Google considers their own client 'insecure'. Try allowing access for 'less secure apps': https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps edit (2019-12-17): As this is a popular answer, I want to use this to warn people running into this problem that the solution presented here will likely soon stop working. Yesterday Google communicated ...


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I got this fixed. The answer for me was in that link that we all received. I thought I followed it and probably did but not with the secondary account that I wanted to add. So this is what I did: Logout of your primary gmail account. Login to the secondary gmail account (the one you wanted to add). Go to https://accounts.google.com/b/0/DisplayUnlockCaptcha ...


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No. POP is a collection and deletion only protocol. Even the fact it leaves mail on the server is a bit of a client side hack. If you want any more advanced mail control, I'd strongly recommend looking at IMAP, which allows you to keep mail on the server and locally and allows synced moving from folder to folder.


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It seems like there ought to be some interlock, like, mail server waits for mail client to acknowledge download of email message, and only then delete that message. In standard POP3 servers, deletion is indeed a separate command. First the client sends RETR for every message UID it wants to download, then it sends DELE for every message UID it wants to ...


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imapsync worked fine for me ... imapsync \ --host1 "${from_host}" --user1 "${from_login}" --password1 "${from_passwd}" \ --ssl1 \ --host2 "${to_host}" --user2 "${to_login}" --password2 "${to_passwd}" \ --ssl2 \ --authuser1 "${from_login}" --authmech1 LOGIN \ --authmech2 LOGIN \ --syncinternaldates --useheader 'Message-Id' --...


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Check: Menu -> View -> Message Body as -> Plain Text furthermore, you have to change some values in about config, see this articele in the german TB forum you need to disable the default setting for "the holding of messages", otherwise TB always downloads the entire mail for offline reading. An attachment is indeed a direct component of the ...


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In Outlook Web Access: Go to Options in the top-right corner, Choose See all options. On the Account tab, Click the link Settings for POP, IMAP, and SMTP access. A window will pop up with the relevant settings, and information on whether the services have been disabled.


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If you need to access spam messages using pop3, you can create a filter to never place e-mail in the spam folder. According to http://aaron-kelley.net/blog/2008/08/disable-gmail-spam-filter-include-spam-in-pop3-download/ Go to gmail.com Create a new filter Type * in the From field In the next screen, select "Never send it to spam" POP3 now downloads spam ...


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You cannot switch account types in Thunderbird – you can only create a new IMAP account and remove the old one. Messages fetched from POP3 will remain stored in "Local Folders", even after the account is deleted. The IMAP account will instead show up as a completely separate folder tree, with its own (server-side) inbox and folders. In other words, ...


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POP stands for Post Office Protocol. The protocol was the first standard for email delivery where mail is being viewed from the eyes of the postman. The protocol dictates that it will deliver mail from the server to you and your email client will download the mail. If your client states that it already has this copy of the email, it will reject that said ...


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It seems like since wednesday Google Mail Servers no longer accept intermediate certificates signed using the sha1 hash algorithm. Running the command openssl s_client -connect server.example.com:995 -CAfile cacert.pem -showcerts revealed to me that the mail server was (and still is) providing the sha1 version of the intermediate certificate. I don't know ...


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POP3 does not have a concept of "folders" – when you log in, you only have access to one mail store, and that's usually the Inbox. It's really meant to be used in situations where the server does no sorting/filing at all – instead the client periodically picks up all incoming mail and sorts it into folders client-side. If using POP3 is a requirement, see if ...


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Yes. You are correct. IMAP is best when having multiple devices. With POP3 you only retrieve e-mails from the server, but with IMAP, your e-mail client can actually write stuffs on the server, such as sent mails, so they are accessible on all your devices, everywhere. Basically, everything is synchronized and you can start to write the draft of an e-mail ...


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Does not work is not the best way to describe a problem, dovecot receives emails, while sendmail/postfix send emails, so you just need to install one of them, sendmail is the easier if you ask me. And if you're sending from a form chances are the problem is in your code. If all you want is to create a contact form, then use foxyform.com. If installing a ...


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From Google Support article Too many simultaneous connections : Gmail currently has a limit of 15 simultaneous IMAP connections per account. Please note that your mail client may actually open multiple connections in the background. This means it's possible to reach a connection threshold simply by using only two mail clients to access the ...


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The better option is to create a new account on outlook using the same yahoo id and using the IMAP settings. Once the settings are done & sync is complete, you will be able to see the downloaded mails available on the web. This however has one drawback, it will remove the original time stamp and will show you the time stamp of the day when the outlook ...


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There are a number of ways to do this. First, let me preface this with the following: while it is assumed that you have an email service installed, you didn't indicate that it is the case. All examples here assume that you have the service installed. There are other methods that do not require a full email server, but they are special cases and you ...


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I've found the problem after some hard debugging: On my previous installation of Thunderbird the default mail store was Maildir for some or other reason, and the new installation was default set to mbox, so when creating a new account it was set to mbox, and if the whole global inbox in maildir then it cant store mails as mbox which then bombed out. By ...


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With POP3 Outlook will delete email from the server after downloading so if the email server has limited space POP3 prevents the mailbox from filling up. Another reason is if you have multiple email accounts, POP3 allows you to see all of the email in one Inbox instead of having to check multiple ones. This is the main reason I use POP3 since I have 8 email ...


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Webpages use HTTP, email uses SMTP for sending and POP3/IMAP/Exchange for remote retrieval/manipulation of a store of messages. All these are different. HTTP is a request-response protocol, meaning the client issues a single request, and the server provides a response, and that's it. It is by design stateless, meaning there is no notion of a session - ...


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It sounds like you've run into this bug: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3145116 At this point, Microsoft doesn't have a fix: Microsoft is researching this problem and will post more information in this article when the information becomes available.


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Here are some solutions to solve missing system folders problems, especially the trash bin (that you can't recreate directly from Thunderbird), leading to a total impossibility to delete any message (this is usually how you'll notice). I'm posting here because this specific situation is usually eluded in answers in the case of local folders, please check ...


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It seems to be a Gmail feature. Probably it comes from Gmail bandwith limits, which says: Limit Per day Download via IMAP 2500 MB Download via POP 1250 MB Upload via IMAP 500 MB Reaching the limit triggers a safeguard that temporarily suspends the account. There is not a word about limiting number of e-mails, but at least it ...


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You can export your email messages from Thunderbird to an IMAP account preserving the folder structure and avoiding duplicates using MsgExtract. MsgExtract verifies if the message exist at the target folder prior to uploading it. You can also suppress the top most folders when replicating the folder structure: http://docs.maildev.com/article/35-how-can-i-...


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I am sorry to disappoint you but the situation is that Outlook.com does not provide support for mail synchronisation via the IMAP protocol. There are no workarounds for this. Microsoft have said that it WILL come eventually, but it is a low priority for them. Thunderbird does not provide a method of retrieving and synching mail (or anything else) via ...


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Came across this recent post on Apple's support site. It is supposed to fix the issue in Mavericks. With Outlook open, use Finder to select the Applications folder, then the MSOffice folder, then holding the Control key down select the Outlook "O" icon, and select "Get Info" from the list. Within the Get Info screen presented, check the "Prevent ...


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After much trial and error I've found a solution that seems to keep the problem at bay... This will only work if you're getting the problem, because you have too many devices trying to access the same account. This work around worked for me when using three computers (two Mac mail, one Outlook for Mac) as well as two iPhones (both using the native mail ...


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To "force" a re-download of all IMAP messages in Thunderbird; try renaming / deleting popstate.dat per this wiki I just used this method on TB v17 to download several years of emails. I first moved my current inbox for that account to a temp folder and then after the emails downloaded I copied them all back in and ran a duplicate check.


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i encountered problem with email sending with XAMPP installed mail server Mercury. During installation there missed obligate folder QUEUE and sending process breaking. Just create this folder in mercury directory and all will be fine. Thanks to this post http://community.pmail.com/forums/thread/38814.aspx


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In almost all cases with the registry, if it's a Boolean (True/False, Yes/No) setting, then it'd be "1" to enable it (true), or "0" to disable (false).


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