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Do Verizon's POP3 and SMTP servers support SSL?

Do Verizon's POP3 and SMTP servers support SSL?

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Contributor WardC
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The Mail account setup wizard on Mac OS X 10.6.2 successfully added my new verizon.net email account in a couple of easy steps.  During the process, the wizard warned me that my password would be sent in the clear; I told it to continue.

 

After successfully sending and receiving test messages, I tried enabling SSL for the incoming and outgoing servers.  At that point, both sending and receiving failed.

 

I read the minimalist Support description about email app setup -- no mention of ports or SSL.

 

Is SSL possible on Verizon's servers?

 

-- Ward

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Verizon's servers do not support SSL.

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