Change a user's POP3 e-mail password

To complete this procedure, you must be logged on as a member of the Domain Admins security group.


If you modify the user name or password, you must request that your Internet service provider (ISP) update the same information.

  1. Open Server Management. To open Server Management, click Start, and then click Server Management.
  2. In the console tree, click Internet and E-mail.
  3. In the details pane, click Manage POP3 E-mail, and then click Open POP3 Connector Manager. The POP3 Connector Manager Properties dialog box appears.
  4. On the Mailboxes tab, click the POP3 mailbox for which you want to change the password.
  5. Click Edit, and then type the new password in both Password and Confirm password.


A user's POP3 e-mail password can also be changed by running the Configure E-mail and Internet Connection Wizard. For more information, see Understanding the Configure E-mail and Internet Connection Wizard.

See Also


Understanding the Microsoft Connector for POP3 Mailboxes
Change your SMTP password