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Advice for setting up email on your computer in the office or mobile device on the move

What is the difference between POP3 and IMAP mail?

All major email clients allow mailboxes to be accessed via either POP3 or IMAP. These are two different protocols. On your desktop client, POP3 is downloaded directly from the mail server onto your computer. Your computer will store a “local copy” of the mail, and usually delete it from the server. You … Continue reading

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