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POP3 Email

Posted By On November 15, 2004 @ 2:54 PM In Computer Terms,E-Mail Help | No Comments

Q:
What is POP3 Email?

A:
POP3 means “post office protocol, version 3″. It is a protocol for getting e-mail off of a web server. If you use Outlook Express, Outlook, Netscape Mail, or Eudora you’re using POP3.

Some web-based e-mail accounts use this protocol as well. I know that Hotmail and Yahoo (for a price) allow you to get your mail via POP3. AOL does not.

~ Steve


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