What is the difference between POP3 and IMAP?
Learn about the differences between pop and Aiepiepi, and that you should use to access your mail from your mobile device or third-party email client. Aol Support Phone Number – 1800 793 5007
Pop 3 and Aiemepi are two different protocols (methods) that are used to access email.
Of the two, IMAP is the better choice — and recommended choices — tap your synced (updates) account from any device with IMAP when you want to check your email from more than one device such as a work laptop, home computer, or tablet, smartphone or other mobile device
Pop downloads email from a computer from a 3rd server, then deletes it from the server since your messages are downloaded to a single computer or device and then deleted from the server, it may appear that mail is missing from your inbox or disappearing If you try to check your mail from another computer
To learn how to get your AOL Mail on your mobile device, please visit our help article AOL mail: Mobile mail.
Please visit our help article to learn how to access your mail through a third-party email client (such as Outlook, Mac Mail, and so on). How do I use my mail through a third-party email client?
Here are the differences between POP3 and IMAP.
|POP3 – Post Office Protocol||IMAP – Internet Messaging Access Protocol|
|You can use only one computer to check your email (no other devices)||You can use multiple computers and devices to check your email|
|Your mails are stored on the computer that you use||Your mails are stored on the server|
|Sent mail is stored locally on your PC, not on a mail server||Sent mail stays on the server so you can see it from any device.|
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