Accessing POP3 e-mail away from home?

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  1. Rick

    Rick New Member

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    I am at school right now on my laptop and trying to access my POP3 mail through my mail client. It's not connecting to my mail server though. Do I have to be at home for it to work? It's my cable modem service e-mail (COX). Am I forced to use the web-based mail when away from home? I assumed it would work fine.
     
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    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    hmm, i can get to my cox email just fine, but that doesn't mean you would be able to... i know you can only use their SMTP servers if you're at home (on their network) so it might be that way with pop3 also.
     
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    Hmm. Is there a way around it? If they didn't offer webmail I wouldn't be able to access my mail away from home?
     
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    That's what I figured, but I have the correct settings. Same ones I use from home.
     
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    I've never seen an ISP block the pop server when outside there IP range.
    The majority of ISP's will block port 25 unless on there network.
    As long as you have the correct pop server you should be able to still recieve e-mail.

    I'd call your ISP.
     
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    Is there are proxy or firewall there? Your school might be blocking you from getting out.
     
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    Shaw blocks POP3 service outside of their network - sucks - have to use the Webmail interface. Also can't update my webspace without being on their network. This may be true for you as well, especially if you don't have a fully resolved DNS POP3 server name (mine is simply mail, which is why it doesn't work - and no - knowing the actual IP doesn't work either).
     
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    lol i looked at that site and teh 1st thing i thought was "why the fuck would i put my e-mail and password to some site i have never seen b4."

    lol. i laugh if its a password stealing program ;)
     
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    I know I thought the same thing, but it works fine :hs:
     

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