Question: Does Windows 10 Mail use IMAP or POP?

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By default, email accounts added to Windows 10 Mail are added as IMAP. However, if you wish to configure a POP3 account in Windows 10 Mail, this guide will be of use to you.

Changes made in Thunderbird are mirrored on the server, and changes on the server are mirrored to Thunderbird. Most of them support both, but you should verify first. It is a two-way protocol that copies your email from a remote server to Thunderbird, while preserving the original copy of the mail on the remote server.

The difference between IMAP and POP3

Changes to these email messages, such as marking them as read, adding or removing labels or tags, or moving them to a different folder, will be replicated on the remote server. Emails that have been downloaded to Thunderbird from the remote server are available for use in Thunderbird when there is no internet connection. Changes made in Thunderbird while there is no internet connection will be synchronized with the remote server when Thunderbird reconnects to the internet.

Does Windows 10 Mail use IMAP or POP?

Changes made in Thunderbird are replicated to all imap connected devices. To protect against dataloss, and perhaps also for legal reasons, Does Windows 10 Mail use IMAP or POP? should frequentlyeven though your mail is stored on a remote server.

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It is a one-way protocol that downloads your email from a remote server to Thunderbird and deletes the email from the remote server after 7 days by default in Thunderbird. Changes to these email messages in Thunderbird, such as marking them as read or moving them to a different folder, are not replicated on the remote server, and are only applied to your local computer running Thunderbird.

To protect against dataloss, and perhaps also for legal reasons, you should frequentlyespecially because your mail is not stored on a remote server. In order to change your account to a different protocol, you will need to add the account onto Thunderbird again. See to add a new mail account automatically or to manually configure a new mail account.

Does Windows 10 Mail use IMAP or POP?

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