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What is POP3 email access ?

POP, or Post Office Protocol, is an email protocol used to retrieve messages stored on an e-mail server. With POP access, you can download and access your other emails using Microsoft Outlook Express , Netscape Mail , or Mozilla Thunderbird etc., even when you are not connected to the Internet. POP basically allows you to retrieve, and manage one mail account from another. Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) is the most common protocol for receiving email messages.