List of POP3 mail servers

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List of POP3 mail servers
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POP3 mail servers are a good alternative if you don’t want to be tied to your web browser to read your e-mails. By using a POP3 server, you can use an external program such as Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird to access your inbox and work with your mails. Not all e-mail providers offer POP3 support, and from those who do, some offer it as a paid service.

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Yahoo!

Yahoo! offers POP3 access as an additional feature, included in its Yahoo! Mail Plus plan, a paid mail service. However, free POP3 access is provided for India, Singapore, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. The POP3 settings for the free version are pop.mail.yahoo.com using port 110 and smtp.mail.yahoo.com on port 25 for outgoing mail. Yahoo! Mail Plus uses plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com on port 995 and plus.smtp.mail.yahoo.com on port 465 for outgoing mail. The Plus mail plan includes SSL connections.

Gmail

Gmail is an e-mail service offered by Google that offers various features, including free POP3 access. To use Gmail with POP3, set pop.gmail.com as POP3 server, using port 995, and smtp.gmail.com with port 465.

GMX

GMX is a mail provider in Germany which is very popular locally and globally as well. Among the features it has to offer, there’s POP3 access. The settings for accessing your GMX mail using POP3 are pop.gmx.com for incoming mails and mail.gmx.com for outgoing mail.

MSN

MSN is a portal developed by Microsoft that offers news, sports, weather, entertainment and many other features. MSN also offers a mail service with POP3 support. The POP3 mail server for MSN is pop3.email.msn.com, using port 110 and smtp.email.msn.com for outgoing e-mails.

Mail.com

<p>Mail.com is another popular e-mail service provider. The POP3 server required to access Mail.com from an outside program such as Outlook is pop1.mail.com, with port 110.

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