Accessibility Resource Center Skip to main content
Have a phone you love? Get up to $500 when you bring your phone.

Do Verizon's POP3 and SMTP servers support SSL?

SOLVED
Reply
WardC
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-21-2010

Do Verizon's POP3 and SMTP servers support SSL?

Message 1 of 2
(10,606 Views)

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

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
somegirl
Platinum Contributor II Platinum Contributor II
Platinum Contributor II
Posts: 3,149
Registered: ‎09-15-2009

Re: Do Verizon's POP3 and SMTP servers support SSL?

Message 2 of 2
(10,604 Views)

Verizon's servers do not support SSL.

--
If a forum member gives an answer you like, give them the Kudos they deserve. If a member gives you the answer to your question, mark the answer as Accepted Solution so others can see the solution to the problem.

"All knowledge is worth having."

View solution in original post

1 REPLY 1
somegirl
Platinum Contributor II Platinum Contributor II
Platinum Contributor II
Posts: 3,149
Registered: ‎09-15-2009

Re: Do Verizon's POP3 and SMTP servers support SSL?

Message 2 of 2
(10,605 Views)

Verizon's servers do not support SSL.

--
If a forum member gives an answer you like, give them the Kudos they deserve. If a member gives you the answer to your question, mark the answer as Accepted Solution so others can see the solution to the problem.

"All knowledge is worth having."

View solution in original post

How-To Videos
 
The following videos were produced by users like you!
   
Videos are subject to the Verizon Fios Community Terms of Service and User Guidelines and contains content that is not created by Verizon.
Have a spare Fios-G1100?Learn how to bridge it into your network
Get Started


Covid19

Browse Categories
Categories:
Posts

Verizon Troubleshooters
Unable to find your answer here? Try searching Verizon Troubleshooters for more options.
Modal Dialogue Title