Tag: POP3

POP3 vs. IMAP: Definitions and key differences

POP3 and IMAP are two of the most common protocols for sending and receiving emails. While POP3 downloads emails to the user’s device, IMAP keeps them on the mail server. Let’s find out how these protocols work and their key differences to help you decide which one’s right for you. Contents What is POP3? What…
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December 4, 2023 0

Simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP): Everything you need to know

Did you get a link to this article by email? Blame SMTP, the protocol at the heart of modern email communications. In this article, we examine what SMTP is and how it works. Contents What is SMTP? What is an SMTP server? Types of SMTP servers How does SMTP work? SMTP commands SMTP service providers…
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June 22, 2023 0