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Retain Verizon.net Email ID after Switching Providers

Retain Verizon.net Email ID after Switching Providers

Contributor eldogg
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎12-27-2009
Message 1 of 2

I recently switched my internet to a non-Verizon provider. I believe from what I have been reading that especially since the Verizon.net email domain is now owned by aol, I am free to retain use of that domain and my Verizon.net email. However, can I also use their pop3 server that enables me to view and respond to those emails via Thunderbird? If not, is there any way that I can use another pop3 server or retain use of their pop3 server going forward? Or am I relegated to having to use a browser to do my email?


Many thanks.

Contributor longtimevzcust
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎05-23-2019
Message 2 of 2

Thunderbird works just fine with a verizon.net email address.


Add your verizon.net email account in Thunderbird. You will specify your name, email address, and password. Thunderbird will lookup the settings necessary for pop and smtp servers.


Verizon/AOL email only works with email clients like Thunderbird if you turn on "Allow apps that use less secure sign in" in your AOL security settings. This is something that they say they are disabling on March 2, 2020.

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