EM Client Change From IMAP To POP3

Changing your IMAP account to POP3 is possible in EM Client, but you need to remove your existing IMAP account. After removing your IMAP account, configure it as a new POP3 account in EM Client for eM client change from IMAP to POP3. Make sure you have access to use the POP3 account from the email server.

Carry out these steps to configure a POP3 account in EM Client:

  • Step 1: If you wish to configure a web-based email service like Gmail, you have to enable the POP access for all emails.
  • Step 2: Log in to your Gmail account and select Settings  Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  • Step 3: In the POP Download section, select the Enable POP for all mail radio button.
  • Step 4: Click the Save button to save and apply the changes.
  • Step 5: Now, launch the EM Client application on your computer.
  • Step 6: Click the Tools tab from the menu bar and select Accounts to begin eM client change from IMAP to POP3.
  • Step 7: Click on the Add new account icon(plus symbol) available at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  • Step 8: In the Mail section, select the Other option and click Next.
  • Step 9: In the New Account window, type your email address in the Email address field and click Next.
  • Step 10: Under Incoming Server, choose POP3 as your incoming server type.
  • Step 11: Type your incoming mail server name in the Incoming Server field (for example, mail.example.com).
  • Step 12: Type your full email id in the User name field.
  • Step 13: Type the correct password in the Password field and proceed with eM client change from IMAP to POP3.
  • Step 14: Click the Next button and configure your outgoing mail server settings.
  • Step 15: Under Outgoing Server, type your outgoing mail server name in the Outgoing server field (for example, mail.example.com).
  • Step 16: Fill the User name and Password fields.
  • Step 17: Make sure not to mark the "Outgoing server doesn't require authentication" checkbox.
  • Step 18: Click the Next button and select the Fix button under the SMTP and POP3 fields to check the server settings.
  • Step 19: If you wish to skip the server testings, select the "Ignore test results" checkbox in the Test configuration tab for eM client change from IMAP to POP3.
  • Step 20: Under Account details, type your desired name in the Your name field.
  • Step 21: Enter your email address in the Account name field and click the Next button.
  • Step 22: Select the "Create a separate folder tree for messages" radio button and click Finish.
  • Step 23: Now, your account is added successfully.
  • Step 24: Configure the port numbers and additional settings by selecting the Accounts tab.
  • Step 25: Choose your email account from the left-side panel for eM client change from IMAP to POP3.
  • Step 26: In the Accounts window, click the POP3 tab and select the "Don't use a secure connection" option from the Security policy drop-down menu.
  • Step 27: If you want to change the server settings, select your desired options under Server Settings.
  • Step 28: Make sure that the "Remove from server after X days" checkbox is selected to avoid over usage of allocated storage quota for your mailbox.
  • Step 29: Click the SMTP tab and ensure that the port number 587 is entered in the Port field.
  • Step 30: Under Server, select the Don't use secure connection option in the Security policy pull-down menu.
  • Step 31: If you wish to use an encrypted connection, enter 995 in the Port field for the POP server and select the "Use SSL/TLS if available" option from the Security policy drop-down menu.
  • Step 32: Also, select the "Use SSL/TLS if available option" from the Security policy pull-down menu under SMTP Server for eM client change from IMAP to POP3.
  • Step 33: Enter the port number 465 or 587 in the port field for the SMTP server.
  • Step 34: Under Authentication, mark the "Server requires authentication" checkbox and select the "Use identity credentials" radio button.
  • Step 35: Click OK to close the Accounts window.
  • Step 36: Now, you can access your POP3 account easily from EM Client.
  • Step 37: If you aren't able to configure a POP3 account in EM Client for eM client change from IMAP to POP3, contact our technical support team for remote assistance.