Settings for email client software (POP3, IMAP, SMTP)
You can send and receive emails not only by using web interface, but also by using mail programs, such as:
Put a tick on “Leave a copy of messages on the server” in your mail program settings to save a copy of the message on www.mail.ee. By default, it is disabled - this means that all or part of the emails in your mailbox can disappear (they will not be accessible in web interface).
It is obligate to activate Authentication for Inbox Outgoing SMTP server in the options of mail program. More about Outgoing SMTP authentication
In order to ensure users’ safety, default access to mailbox using POP3/SMTP protocol is denied. To enable this option, go to mailbox “Options”, click “Email forwarding, mail programs, SMS alerts” and choose “Enable external POP3 and SMTP access”. External POP3/SMTP access will be activated in 15 minutes. More
When using POP3 for mail program You have opportunity to download all incoming mail to computer, as well as to save all incoming messages on a server to use those on the web interface.
For users of free Mail.ee service there is a restriction for sent letter count using SMTP server mail.inbox.eu - max 15 letters per hour (no restrictions in this case for Mail+ users) and 5 letters per minute.
Remember, that You can check incoming mail in a client program not more often than once in 5 minutes.
According to POP3 protocol restrictions, it is not possible to check one mailbox from different computers or other devices at the same time.
Abusive usage of service as well as violation of Mail.ee terms of service automatically locks letter sending.
If user gets status "inactive" - pop3 access turns off.
If active user don't use pop3 access for 2 months - pop3 access turns off.
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