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I m trying to poll email from an email address like "", this service is provided by gmail only. If i give "" as pop servername it's saying "authentication failed". Now where do I find the pop3 servername & other account settings for this email account "". (UserName & Password is correct able to login through browser, SSL also supported.)

Note: From the same machine i m able to poll emails from gmail account through my program.


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When you say "service is provided by gmail only", does that mean you are using Google Apps for Domains? That is the only way I know of to use "gmail" with domains other than – Corey S. Dec 1 '09 at 13:14


Make sure your port number is correct too.

Incoming Mail (POP3) Server - requires SSL:
Use SSL:                                        Yes
Port:                                           995
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server - requires TLS: (use authentication)
Use Authentication:                             Yes
Use STARTTLS:                                   Yes (some clients call this SSL)
Port:                                           465 or 587
Account Name:    your full email address (including or
Email Address:   your email address ( or
Password:        your Gmail password 
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Google POP3 server is, you must use SSL and port 995. You can find Gmail's server settings here.

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Thx for ur reply... I m using the same settings that is mentioned in the link. But am getting authentication failed error for "". But am able to poll emails from an account like "" from the same machine. when i change from "" to "" which is gmail activated account. it's failing. Thanks – Karthik Dec 1 '09 at 12:36

Make sure you are enabling POP Download capability in your Google Apps for Domains account and saving the changes.

You may have to wait 10 - 15 minutes for that to take effect.

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Is POP enabled for that address? Go into the GMail settings panel, select "Forwarding and POP/IMAP" and make sure "Enable POP for all mail (even mail that's already been downloaded)" is selected.

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