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looking for an email provider that will relay my Exchange server email using SMTP or POP3

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I'm looking for an email provider that will relay my Exchange server email using SMTP or POP3.

I need this sort of set up since I have purchased a Bluetooth headset that reads incoming emails to me and lets me reply to these emails by speaking into my Bluetooth headset.

The problem is that this Bluetooth headset only supports SMTP and POP3 connections to read my email to me or to allow me to speak into the Bluetooth headset to transcribe new emails. It doesn't support a connection to Exchange or Outlook Web Access. Furthermore, my company doesn't allow employees to download their work email using SMTP or POP3.

Therefore, I need to forward all incoming email to an email provider that I can then set up on my cell phone and access using SMTP or POP3.

I need to make it so that whenever I reply to an email that I have downloaded through this email provider using SMTP or POP3 that these emails will show as having been sent from my company's Exchange server account (myname@companyname.com email address). This way whenever I reply to or compose a new email, no one will know that my email is being relayed through another email provider.

I don't think that this can be done by using a free Gmail, Hotmail, or Yahoo email account. I am willing to pay for this type of service.

Please provide me with a list of (the best) email relay services that will allow me to do this.
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GMAIL does provice free pop and SMTP service. For a list of free pop/smtp providers see
http://email.about.com/od/freeemailreviews/tp/free_pop3_email.htm
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For SMTP and POP settings for GMAIL see
http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=13287
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Does Gmail allow me to make it so that whenever I reply to an email that I have downloaded through this email provider using SMTP or POP3 that these emails will show as having been sent from my company's Exchange server account (myname@companyname.com email address)? This way whenever I reply to or compose a new email, no one will know that my email is being relayed through another email provider and my email address will retain its original Exchange server email address (not the Gmail email address).
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We have a hosted exchange server that we could set this up on. Yes, we can make all your emails appear from your company... we will set up a mailbox and set the alias to be from whatever domain you want.  Problem is, that there is a chance that your email replies will get caught in someone's spam filter because my hosted exchange server is not an authorized sender for your corporate email domain.

This would be true for *ANY* email provider that is going to be sending email on your behalf.
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This would be true for *ANY* email provider that is going to be sending email on your behalf.
Add the sending servers IP's to the SPF record of the sending domain and this becomes a non-issue.

In Gmail, click the gear at the top right and select Mail settings.  Click Accounts and Import, add your email address to "Send mail as", verify ownership, then click "make default".  Now all mails sent from your Gmail account will have a from address of whatever you added/verified.
jrhelgesonSolutions Architect
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Yes, I had assumed that his corporate IT staff would have been unwilling to make that modification - but I should have still mentioned that.

Messages sent from our hosted server on a tenant company's behalf have a much greater chance of landing in the message recipients spam folder if the tenant company has not created a SPF record that identifies our server.
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WalterH,

I am well aware that Gmail provides free POP3 and SMTP email access.

However, what I need is a service that will automatically query and pull all new emails from my company's Exchange server account (using Outlook Web Access and my domain name\username credentials and password) and then port these emails over to my cell phone using POP3 or SMTP.

Furthermore, I need to be able to make it so that whenever I reply to an email that I have downloaded through this email provider using SMTP or POP3 that these emails will show as having been sent from my company's Exchange server account (myname@companyname.com email address). This way whenever I reply to or compose a new email, no one will know that my email is being relayed through another email provider.

Please let me know if you now understand what I am trying to do.
jrhelgesonSolutions Architect
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I understand, but what you would need to do is set up a forwarding rule on your corporate account that would redirect *ALL* emails received by that account to bob@tempdomain.com.

The way it works is like this:
Your current email address is: bob@corpdomain.com
You set up an outlook rule that redirects all emails received by that account to bob@tempdomain.com, that redirect happens behind the scenes and the tempdomain.com redirect is merely used as a forwarding address, if you will.  The tempdomain.com is hosted on a hosted exchange server that has bob@corpdomain.com configured as its default alias.
You reply to any email, and it will leave the hosted exchange as bob@corpdomain.com, all replies hit the corpdomain.com server, and are redirected back to you.
You configure all your email clients to sync to your hosted exchange account as your primary account.

We are actually doing this for a customer right now, they are a subsidiary of a larger parent org, and some users need to have the corporate email domain as their address, yet the two companies are not allowed to have any active directory connectivity, and the parent org will NOT configure email forwarding on the accounts - but users can do it on an individual basis. So we have the users that need the parent.org domain emails on their local exchange server, we set up a forwarding /redirect rule for all email - it is sent to the hosted exchange account - they have all their devices connected to the local exchange server.

Mission accomplished.

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