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POP3 channel (Receive Email)

Use the POP3 channel to receive e-mail in the SMS Server.

Find more information about channels in general here.

The number of simultaneous POP3 channels you can configure depends on the license tier of your SMS Server installation.

Edit POP3 channel

Edit POP3 channel


Item Description
Server The host name or IP address of the POP3 server. For instance “pop.yourdomain.dom” or “”.
Port The TCP port to connect to the POP3 server. This should normally be 995 (secured) or 143.
Security This can be either None, STARTTLS or TLS/SSL. STARTTLS is the most common setting. This means that the connection is secured only if the sever side supports it.
Authentication This can be either Password or OAuth. OAuth is the correct setting for ‘Modern Authentication’. Click on ‘Authorize with OAuth…’ to setup your OAuth settings.
With OAuth authentication you can only specify one account per channel.
Accounts Add/remove the POP3 accounts to check for new messages.
Check every Select the interval in which to check for new message.
Leave message on server If this is checked then e-mail messages will not be automatically deleted after receiving them.
Store attachments If this is checked then all e-mail attachments are automatically downloaded and stored in the database.