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Changing from IMAP back to a POP account with I Phone 6

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Changing from IMAP back to a POP account with I Phone 6

I have an IPhone 6 and did not want all my emails and subfolders on my phone.  O wamted tp keep them on my computer only.  I've been to Verizon and the Apple Genious Bar for help, but no one could change this until I read one of the discussions here.  So Here is what you can do to change back to POP:

You will need to first delete your mail account and then On the phone:

Click "Settings"
- Click "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"
- Click "Add Account"
- Click "Other"
- Click "Add Mail Account"
- Complete all the information needed (NOTE: please put a wrong password for it to give an option to select POP) then click "Next"
- Wait for it to verify the account
- You will get a pop up "Cannot Get Mail" then click "OK"
- Select "POP" tab

-Change incoming server to read: mail.comcast.net

-Add the correct password.

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Re: Changing from IMAP back to a POP account with I Phone 6

Thank you so much...this has been driving me nuts!!

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Re: Changing from IMAP back to a POP account with I Phone 6

Was driving me nuts also and I was so excited when I found the answer!  .... I just had to share.  This is first time I've ever shared anything on these discussion groups.

LindaMM

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Re: Changing from IMAP back to a POP account with I Phone 6

Thank you! I hope it works!
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