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How to Access Zoho Mail via POP in Any Email Program

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Sure, you can access your Zoho Mail account with all its on-line functionality in a browser. Of course, you can set it up as an IMAP account and get seamless access to all folders in your email program.

What you want is the elegance of one email program holding your mail after downloading it from the Zoho Mail account: no synchronization, no hassle. With POP access, this is just what you get.

Access Zoho Mail via POP in Any Email Program

To configure Zoho Mail for email programs to fetch messages via POP:

  • Follow the Settings link in Zoho Mail.
  • Make sure the Mail tab is active.
  • Open the Email forwarding and POP/IMAP category.
  • Make sure Enable for all messages or Enable for messages that arrive from now on is selected under Status for POP Access.
    • Enable for all messages will offer all messages stored at the server for download to the email program while
      Enable for messages that arrive from now on will only server email that arrive after you have enabled POP access.
  • Optionally, configure Zoho Mail to delete messages when asked to do so under POP Delete Settings.

Set Up Your Email Program or Service for Zoho Mail POP Access

To add a Zoho Mail account to your email program or service, use the following settings:

Incoming Mail (POP):

  • POP server: pop.zoho.com
  • POP port: 995
  • Require SSL: yes
  • User name: your Zoho Mail email address
  • Password: your Zoho Mail password

Outgoing Mail (SMTP):

  • SMTP server: smtp.zoho.com
  • SMTP port: 465
  • Require SSL: yes
  • Require SMTP authentication: yes
  • User name: your Zoho Mail email address
  • Password: your Zoho Mail password

(Updated March 2013)

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