Posts Tagged ‘email clients’

Should I Leave Messages On The Server?

Friday, January 15th, 2010

By default, email client software programs will delete all messages from your  mail server right after downloading them.  This means that when you click “Get New Messages” or “Check Mail” (or whatever you do to see if you have any new messages) your email client connects to the server where your mailbox account resides and copies all of the messages from the server to your computer. When it finishes, it removes the messages from the server so that the only copies of the messages are the ones downloaded to your computer (or phone or PDA if that’s what you used to check mail).

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What’s An Email Client

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Sooner or later, anyone using email is going to run across the term “email client”. The context of this encounter is usually a tech support conversation in which the support rep asks “Which email client are you using?” If you don’t know how to answer this question don’t worry, you’re not alone.

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A Quick Look At How Email Works

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Understanding the basics of how email works can make life a lot easier for any email user. Especially those who are interested in using email effectively.  In this post we’ll cover the basics that every user should know.

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