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Get Email


The Get E-mail action is a powerful solution for managing and streamlining the retrieval of inbound e-mail. It encompasses a variety of activities that can detect e-mail contents and automatically download specific messages from multiple servers and/or accounts as a result. Additionally, it can save attachments into selected folders and remove unnecessary messages directly from the server. This action supports all major protocols including POP3, IMAP, WEBDAV (Exchange 2003) and EWS (Exchange 2007/2010). Its advanced security features provide secure transport of data over SMTP, IMAP and POP3 protocols via Explicit and Implicit Transport Layer Security (TLS) and/or Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

Combined with the Send E-mail and Exchange actions, AutoMate presents a powerful e-mail attendant that allows you to automate common e-mail operations and simultaneously manage several e-mail accounts from as many mail servers as you want. For instance, Get E-mail along with the Send E-mail action can be used as an auto-responder; the ability tp send different auto-responses based on the content of the incoming e-mail.

Available Activities

The following table briefly describes the available activities for this action arranged in alphabetical order as specified in the Activity to perform parameter. Click the appropriate link for more details regarding each activity.


Get Email - Delete Messages

Deletes one or more messages from the specified server.

Get Email - Delete Single Message

Deletes/removes a single message as designated in the Message ID / Message sequence number parameter.

Get Email - Get All Headers

Retrieves all message headers (subject, date, to and from information).

Get Email - Get Messages

Retrieves all messages, including message headers, bodies and attachments.

Get Email - Get Single Message

Retrieves a single message as indicated in the Message ID / Message sequence number parameter.