POP3 vs IMAP : Difference of Email Settings and what should you choose
What is the difference between POP3 and IMAP?
POP3 - Post Office Protocol
You can use only one computer to check your email (no other devices)
Your mails are stored on the computer that you use
Sent mail is stored locally on your PC, not on a mail server
IMAP - Internet Messaging Access Protocol
You can use multiple computers and devices to check your email
Your mails are stored on the server
Sent mail stays on the server so you can see it from any device.
Of the two,
is the better option - and the recommended option - when you need to check your emails from multiple devices, such as a work laptop, a home computer, or a tablet, smartphone, or other mobile device. Tap into your synced (updated) account from any device with IMAP.
downloads email from a server to a single computer, then deletes it from the server. Because your messages get downloaded to a single computer or device and then deleted from the server, it can appear that mail is missing or disappearing from your Inbox if you try to check your mail from a different computer.
Thx a lot @JayR
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