How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Jess M. Your Own Question
Jess M.
Jess M., Computer Support Specialist
Category: Email
Satisfied Customers: 1749
Experience:  Computer Software Support Specialist for more than 10 years
49766785
Type Your Email Question Here...
Jess M. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

When I click on message to open my emails, I get error

Customer Question

When I click on message to open my emails, I get error message: RETR commend did not succeed. Error retrieving a message. Mail server inbound .att.net responded: problem retrieving message.
JA: Just to clarify, how often have you been getting this particular message?
Customer: only started a couple of hours ago. retried several times. same message
JA: How do you access your email most often? On a phone or tablet, or through a web browser?
Customer: from my computer I click en the email icon
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I called at&t they said it's a thunderbird problem that I need to contact you
JA: Anything else you want the email expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's all I need. thank you
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Email
Expert:  Byron replied 4 months ago.

Hi. My name is***** you for your question and the opportunity to assist.

This error is almost always caused by a corrupted email.

Sign in to your AT&T webmail: https://att.yahoo.com/

and delete everything in the spam/junk and deleted items folder.

Open Thunderbird and see if you get the same error.

Let me know the result please.

Expert:  Byron replied 4 months ago.

Hi. Did your email start coming in or are you still getting the error?

Expert:  Byron replied 4 months ago.

If you're still getting the error. Close and re-open Thunderbird and at the bottom of the T-Bird page

on the left side let me know how many emails it is trying to download.

Please use the Reply Here box below to respond.

Related Email Questions