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Pop3 and imap

How do I close an email account/addy that is a pop3 and restart it as the same addy but as an imap

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Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: Pop3 and imap

To convert an email acount from POP3 to IMAP in an email client first delete the email account in your email client and then set up a new email account for the email address using these settings.


Incoming server details
Incoming server address: imap.telstra.com
Incoming server port: 993
Encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server details
Outgoing server address: smtp.telstra.com
Outgoing server port: 465 (recommended) or 587
SMTP authentication: On
Encrypted connection: SSL/TLS on port 465 (recommended) or STARTTLS on port 587
Username & Password
Enter your full email address (ending in ‘@bigpond.com’, ‘@bigpond.net.au’ or ‘@telstra.com’)
Enter your Telstra email account password (case sensitive)

Other settings to check
Ensure the checkbox is ticked for ‘Outgoing server requires authentication’.



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