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Do Verizon's POP3 and SMTP servers support SSL?

Do Verizon's POP3 and SMTP servers support SSL?

Contributor WardC
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-21-2010
Message 1 of 2

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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Registered: ‎09-15-2009
Message 2 of 2

Verizon's servers do not support SSL.

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