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revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
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revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
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comment Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
@joeqwerty I have changed wording to address your point about POP/IMAP being protocols rather than mailbox types. Is that better? I would appreciate any feedback you might give as to why this question got downvoted, I'm not understanding what the problem is with it.
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revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
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revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
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revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
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revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
modifying to address comment that POP/IMAP are not types of email accounts, they are protocols for accessing the email accounts
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revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
Added link to what I think is an article supporting the answer
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revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
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comment Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
I think thats it! You're right, but Doon has beaten you to it by 25 minutes :) But thanks so much, very useful!
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comment Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
The POP account settings have the usual POP configuration to delete server copies of emails after downloading, so there aren't any existing emails to migrate from a server perspective, existing emails are all on the client mailstore (the client is mac mail in this case). So yes, the mailstore on the mac will need to be imported into a new IMAP account. But I expect that to be relatively straightforward. My question is more to do with how should new and future emails to the old joe@IPSname.net email be handled?
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revised Transitioning from a POP only email account to new IMAP enabled account - how can subsequent emails to the old POP only email be supported?
added confirmation that the ISP does not support changing POP to IMAP
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