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Setup Failed the Pop3 Smtp Service is Disabled

The Gmail account configuration on any email client such as Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird might fail due to pop3 smtp service is disabled and the following reasons:

  • Not enabling the POP feature from the Gmail account
  • Incorrect server settings
  • Not providing access to less secure apps

Now, the Gmail account setup on your default email client has failed due to the ‘POP3 SMTP service is disabled’ problem. To enable the POP feature, carry out the simple procedure provided here on this web page.

pop3 smtp service is disabled
  • On your computer, go to the default web browser and open the login page of the Gmail account.
  • Enter the Gmail account’s email address followed by its password to access the Gmail account.
  • The Setup icon is found at the upper-right corner of the screen. Click this Setup (gear) icon and select the Settings option. This will open the Settings web page of the Gmail account on the screen.
  • Once you click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab, go to the POP Download section and select the radio button next to the ‘Enable POP for all mail’ or ‘Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on’ option.
  • This will enable the POP feature.
  • Try to set up the Gmail account on your email client with the correct server settings and check if the setup is successful.
  • To get technical assistance from our experts, contact them by clicking the Call button available on this web page. They will assist you in resolving the pop3 smtp service is disabled after the email account setup’ problem.