FAQ Category Mail Server

Can I use Postie to check a Gmail account?

Yes. You can use either pop3-ssl or imap-ssl with a gmail account (including Google Apps). Before attempting to use with postie, make sure that you enable POP or IMAP in your Gmail preferences. See this for more info.

Postie won’t connect to my mailserver

When you click Test Config Postie tries to connect your your mail server to ensure everything is set up correctly. (Be sure to click Save first if you changed anything!). Unfortunately sometimes the error messages aren’t very clear and you need…

Gmail Settings

Postie works well with Gmail (and Google apps for business). Please take a look at our Gmail settings page for details and prerequisites.

GoDaddy Settings

Postie works well with GoDaddy hosting, but you are required to use GoDaddy mail servers (rather than something like Gmail).

Office365 Not Working

Microsoft is working towards disabling IMAP & POP when accessing Exchange. Unfortunately the solution they are proposing requires a high level of administrative access to your Exchange instance and some pretty complicated code from Postie. The recommended solution is either…

GMail Not Working

Starting in early 2022 Google started sending out messages similar to this: To help keep your account secure, from May 30, 2022, ​​Google no longer supports the use of third-party apps or devices which ask you to sign in to…