TECHNOGEEK EMAIL SERVICES
Email stands as a powerful communication tool and has become an integral part of our day to day lives. Our technicians can help you sign-up a free account and also setup easy one click access. We are capable of transferring email databases from different platforms and setup multiple email accounts using your favourite email software. We can also sync your mail/contacts and calendars across all your devices.
Don’t feel left out if everyone you know is already emailing – we show you how to get set up with an email address for the first time. An email address is unique to you – you alone can see the emails that are sent to it. You log into your email account securely with a password that you create.
You can access the same email account on a computer, tablet or phone, and log into it anywhere in the world. With webmail, which we'll discuss below, everything is kept 'in sync', so changes on one device are reflected when you log in to your email account on another one.
Do you use yahoo, gmail, outlook.com, webmail or with a client through thunderbird or one of the many free programs on the market?
IMAP And POP DIFFERENCES
IMAP and POP are the email protocols which allow you to download messages from mail servers to your computer using mail clients such as Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird etc.
The main advantage is that you can access your emails via a feature-rich browser-independent mail client. In case of POP, you get offline access to old mails too.
What Are The Differences Between IMAP And POP?
The main difference is that IMAP (Internet Messaged Access Protocol) always syncs with mail server so that any changes you make in your mail client (Microsoft Outlook, Thunderbird) will instantly appear on your webmail inbox.
On the other hand, in POP (Post Office Protocol), your mail client account and mail server are not synced. It means whatever changes you make to your email account in the mail client will not be transferred to the webmail inbox.
In simple terms, if you are using IMAP and mark a mail as read, it gets marked as read in your web based inbox too (because the changes are happening on the server). However, this won’t be the case if you are using POP, because the mails are downloaded to your PC and the changes won’t reflect on the server.
Need help to setup access to your email? Maybe you need to get then transferred to another pc. We can help with it all!
We can have a chat and recommend the best way for you to access your emails and set them up for you for easy access and fill in all the details required to access them.
Different mail services have different settings for dealing with protocols. In Gmail you can find options to activate both the protocols: POP and IMAP (Go to settings -> Forwarding and POP/IMAP). In Hotmail, only POP is present and it doesn’t support IMAP.
The biggest advantage of using IMAP is you can access your mail from multiple mail clients and each client detects the change in real-time.
If for instance mail server is connected with two different mail clients (let’s say Client 1 and Client 2) on different computers.
If the user deletes a message in mail client 1, the change will appear on mail server immediately and also on mail client 2. In IMAP all messages from mail clients and servers are synced with each other.
You can download emails from mail server to your PC using POP.
After downloading, the original mail is removed from the server and hence you can’t access it from another computer (Note: In Gmail there is an option to keep the copy of mail in inbox.
Thunderbird also provides an option to leave messages on server until you delete them).
But there are lots of other options missing (for ex. if you send a message from mail client then you won’t find that message under sent items in your mailbox).