Difference between POP and Webmail 

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From the Tech Support Pits: From: Jackie Re: Difference between POP and webmail Dear Webby What is the difference between POP and webmail? I know, there are lots of longwinded explanations on the web, but they go way over my head. I need your type of explanation. Jackie Dear Jackie Actually, there are three types of mail: POP (or POP3), IMAP, and Webmail. POP is the oldest type, from the days when you paid by the minute for Internet access, and just quickly downloaded your email, disconnected, and processed your mail while off-line, including writing responses and new email, then briefly went online again to fire off all the prepared email. The key is that the mail is downloaded into your computer, and processed on your computer with your favorite email program. Naturally, you don't have to go off-line any more, unless you are traveling and just going online with your laptop at different airpot lounges and airplanes. WebMail is the opposite. There everything stays on the server. Examples are Squirrel Mail, Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. You don't even need your own computer. You can just visit cyber-cafes and use their computer. Nothing gets downloaded into that computer, unless you deliberately download a file to burn it onto a CD or thumb-drive. You have to use the email program of that particular email provider, for example Hotmail or Yahoo mail, and if they decide to make some drastic changes, tough luck. That is YOUR problem. IMAP is like POP in that you can use the email program of your choice. However, the files by default stay on the server, as if it was Webmail. The reason for that is so that you can read and answer mail from work, with the work machine, but keep the mail on the server, until you get home and download them like POP email onto the home machine. Decent email providers will give you a choice and let you set your mail to POP, IMAP or Webmail. The better ones, likeWebby, even automate it. You can do your mail with Webmail AND with POP and IMAP. For example, check your mail from a friend's place with webmail, and leave everything on the server, then haul it down with Eudora or Outlook or whatever, when you get home. Gmail needs to be set to enable POP. However, it only takes a moment and is not a big deal at all. Click on the gear in the right top corner, Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP Select Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on. Configure your POP program, if necessary, and click Save Changes. After that, you can process your Gmail with any full featured email program of your choice. And there certainly is a huge pile of different email programs to choose from. Email programs are like religions. Some people get right defensive and fanatic about them, especially when they realize, that their program is a flakey nuisance, but they are scared to convert to something else. It is important to keep in mind, once you have switched to POP or IMAP, you are no longer a hostage of an email provider or ISP. You can change ISPs and email providers without losing any email, because now your email and your email program is on your computer. Configure your POP client* and click Save Changes. Have FUN! DearWebby
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