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Old 10 Nov 2017, 02:59 AM   #1
sheprd
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pop3 problem

Anyone know why gmail will not accept a pop3 request for mail? I get this email from google when trying to retrieve mail from gmail via pop3

> Someone just used your password to try to sign in to your account. Google
> blocked them, but you should check what happened.
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Old 12 Nov 2017, 08:37 PM   #2
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I use pop3 on my account and check it daily. Never had this problem. You may get some clues as to the problem by logging in to Google and checking My Account, Sign-in & security, Device activity & notifications
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Old 12 Nov 2017, 10:27 PM   #3
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Gmail requires manual activation of POP access https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7104828?hl=en
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Old 17 Nov 2017, 02:52 AM   #4
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I am interested in using my gmail acct to retrieve mail from my other acct I don't remember ever seeing it addressed on this forum. Anyone know how to set up gmail to retrieve mail via pop3 ? Thanks for any help
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Old 17 Nov 2017, 03:28 AM   #5
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https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-coll...-gmail-1172076
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Old 17 Nov 2017, 07:02 AM   #6
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Thank you janusz for you help I now have something to work with
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