In case you use an email with your very own personal domain name and not a 3rd-party one, you will be able to use an email software app such as Thunderbird, Apple Mail or Outlook to access and manage your emails. The advantage of using such apps is that you can also take advantage of other features, such as address books and calendars. There are two email delivery protocols that you can select from when you configure the app of your preference to access your mailbox – POP3 and IMAP. With the first protocol, all messages that are received will be downloaded on your device – mobile or desktop, unless you decide to store a copy on the email server. With the second protocol, the email messages will be displayed locally at your end, but they will remain on the server all the time, so you can set up the account on multiple devices and access the email messages from any place. You will also be able to check old email messages if there’s an issue with your Internet service, which is a huge advantage over a web-based email service.

POP3 IMAP E-mail Accounts in Website Hosting

You’ll be able to use any email client software and any desktop or mobile device to check your email messages if you buy one of our Linux website hosting packages. Our mail servers offer support for both protocols (POP3 and IMAP), so you can select the one that fits your interests – you can download all emails to your PC or you can keep the emails on the email server in case you are running a firm and different employees need to have access to them, for instance. You can even download a configuration file for a given email account for any of the three most widely used desktop clients – Apple Mail, Outlook and Thunderbird. You will simply need to run the file on your computer and that email account will be set up automatically. If you would rather use your phone, we have detailed tutorials on how to configure a mailbox on an iOS- or an Android-driven mobile device.