SMTP and POP3 Mail Settings

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SMTP, POP3 and IMAP Settings for all Email Providers




Here you will find the POP3 settings for most Email providers, such as GMail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail,, GMX and many more.

1&1 POP3 Settings
AIM POP3 Settings
AOL POP3 Settings
AT&T POP3 Settings
Bigpond POP3 Settings
BT POP3 Settings
Care2 POP3 Settings
Comcast POP3 Settings
Cox POP3 Settings
directBOX POP3 Settings
Fastmail POP3 Settings
GMX POP3 Settings
GMail POP3 Settings
Hotmail POP3 Settings
Hushmail POP3 Settings
iCloud POP3 Settings POP3 Settings POP3 Settings
Lycos POP3 Settings POP3 Settings POP3 Settings
Reddifmail POP3 Settings
Shortmail POP3 Settings
Verizon POP3 Settings
Yahoo POP3 Settings
Zoho Mail POP3 Settings
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In computing, the Post Office Protocol (POP) is an application-layer Internet standard protocol used by local e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail from a remote server over a TCP/IP connection. POP has been developed through several versions, with version 3 (POP3) being the current standard.

Virtually all modern e-mail clients and servers support POP3, and it along with IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) are the two most prevalent Internet standard protocols for e-mail retrieval, with many webmail service providers such as Gmail, and Yahoo! Mail also providing support for either IMAP or POP3 to allow mail to be downloaded.

POP supports simple download-and-delete requirements for access to remote mailboxes (termed maildrop in the POP RFC's). Although most POP clients have an option to leave mail on server after download, e-mail clients using POP generally connect, retrieve all messages, store them on the user's PC as new messages, delete them from the server, and then disconnect. Other protocols, notably IMAP, (Internet Message Access Protocol) provide more complete and complex remote access to typical mailbox operations. In the late 90's and early 2000's, fewer Internet Service Providers (ISPs) supported IMAP due to the storage space that was required on the ISP's hardware. Contemporary e-mail clients supported POP, then over time popular mail client software added IMAP support.

A POP3 server listens on well-known port 110. Encrypted communication for POP3 is either requested after protocol initiation, using the STLS command, if supported, or by POP3S, which connects to the server using Transport Layer Security (TLS) or Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) on well-known TCP port 995.

Available messages to the client are fixed when a POP session opens the maildrop, and are identified by message-number local to that session or, optionally, by a unique identifier assigned to the message by the POP server. This unique identifier is permanent and unique to the maildrop and allows a client to access the same message in different POP sessions. Mail is retrieved and marked for deletion by message-number. When the client exits the session, the mail marked for deletion is removed from the maildrop.

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