Em Client Change from Imap to Pop

When you want to change your already existing IMAP account to a POP account on an eM Client, the best option would be to delete the IMAP account and then set up the POP account.

Em Client Change from Imap to Pop

Step 1: Removing the IMAP account from eM Client.

Perform the steps given below to delete your IMAP account from the eM Client V7.

  • Step : 1 Open eM Client on your computer.
  • Step : 2 Select the Menu option at the top and select the Tools option.
  • Step : 3 Select the Accounts option from the list of Tools options.
  • Step : 4 In the Accounts windows, choose the IMAP account you want to delete from the left tab.
  • Step : 5 Now, click the trash icon at the right end of the email account.
  • Step : 6 In the Delete Account confirmation window, click the Yes button.
  • Step : 7 Your IMAP email account will be deleted. Then, choose the OK button to finish the job.

Step 2: Setup a POP account in eM Client.

The steps to set up a POP account in eM Client V7 are given below.

  • Step 1: Open eM Client on your computer.
  • Step 2: When the application is launched, click the Menu option.
  • Step 3: From the drop-down list, select the Tools option and then choose Accounts.
  • Step 4: If there are no other emails configured in the eM Client application on your computer, then the New Account window will open.
  • Step 5: Else, the Accounts window will open. In that window, click the ‘+’ icon to add a new account.
  • Step 6: In the New Account window, click the Mail option.
  • Step 7: Under the Mail option, select the Other option and click Next.
  • Step 8: Now, you have to enter your email address in the Email address field and click the Next button.
  • Step 9: In the next step of the setup, select the POP3 radio button as the incoming server.
  • Step 10: Then, enter your incoming server address. For example, if the account is a Gmail account, then the POP incoming server would be pop.gmail.com.
  • Step 11: Now, in the same window, type your email address in the User name field and your email password in the Password field.
  • Step 12: Click the Next button.
  • Step 13: In the next step, enter the details for your outgoing server and click Next.
  • Step 14: The eM client will test the configurations for both the incoming and outgoing servers.
  • Step 15: In the Account details step, enter your user name again and click Next.
  • Step 16: Finally, click the Finish button to add your POP email account.

Now, follow the below steps and configure the Port settings for the POP account in eM Client.

  • Step 1: Click the Menu option, Tool, and select Accounts.
  • Step 2: Select your POP account from the left side tab.
  • Step 3: In the right window, move to the SMTP tab, and in the Port field, enter 465 as the SMTP port.
  • Step 4: Similarly, under the POP tab, enter 995 as the Port value and click OK.
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