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How do I switch off automatic checking in my email program (POP3 only)?

Mail for Windows 10

• Not possible.


Windows Live Mail 2010

• Click the Menus button, (beside the help question mark button) and click Options

• Uncheck, Check for new messages every, XX mins and click OK.


Windows Live Mail 2011

• Click the dark blue tab at the left top of Windows Live Mail, and select Options, then Mail

• Uncheck, Check for new messages every, XX mins and click OK.


Windows Mail

• Click, Tools>>Options

• Uncheck, Check for new messages every XX mins and click OK.


Outlook Express

• Select Tools > Options from the main menu.

• Deselect the options labeled Send and receive messages at startup and Check for new messages every ( ) minute(s).


IncrediMail

• Select Tools > Options from the main menu.

• Deselect the options labeled Send and receive messages at startup and Check for new messages every ( ) minute(s).


Outlook

• Select Tools > Options from the main menu.

• Select the Mail Setup tab and click Send/Receive.

• Deselect Schedule an automatic send and receive every ( ) minutes checkbox.


Outlook 2010/2013/2016

• Go to the Send/Receive Tab, Click Send/Receive Groups then Select Disable Scheduled Send/Receive.


Thunderbird

• Select Tools > Account Settings from the Thunderbird main menu.

• Click the Server Settings section.

• Deselect the option labeled Check for new messages every ( ) minutes.


Eudora

• Select Tools > Options from the main menu.

• Select Checking Mail from the icon list on the left.

• Enter 0 in the input box labeled Check for mail every ( ) minute(s).


Pegasus

• Select Tools > Options from the main menu.

• Select the Network tab, then click Advanced network configuration options.

• Enter 0 in the input box labeled Check for new POP3 mail every ( ) seconds.


Netscape

• Select Edit > Preferences from the Netscape main menu.

• Open the Mail & Newsgroups section and go to Mail Servers.

• Select the desired email account from the Incoming Mail Servers list and click Edit button.

• Deselect the option labeled Check for mail every ( ) minutes.

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