POP, POP3, and SMTP are all acronyms used in configuring email. We’ll look at what they mean and how they relate.
IMAP is a protocol that your email program may use to access your email. Among other features, it makes dealing with email on multiple devices much easier.
There are various options to access one email account from multiple computers, and there are pros and cons to each.
There are several ways to share email accounts across computers. The best ones have to be set up before you need them.
Microsoft has enabled POP3, IMAP, and SMTP access to Outlook.com, and thus to Hotmail accounts. I’ll walk you through the settings.
Yahoo! now supports accessing your Yahoo! Mail account using POP3 and IMAP on your desktop email program or other device.
It is often quite simple to set up one email address as your main address that picks up all your other email – depending on the services you use on various accounts. The trick is deciding which way you want to go.