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Ways to Access and Send Email with UBmail Powered by Google

To access and send email, use an email client and / or use the Web version of UBmail Powered by Google.

Email Clients

An email client is a program that connects to an email server and acts as an interface through which you can access your email.

Email Clients Supported by UBmail Powered by Google

Google recommends that you synchronize your UBmail Powered by Google with particular email clients, depending on whether you use IMAP or POP to access your email:

  • IMAP email clients for UBmail Powered by Google
    IMAP (Internet message access protocol) lets you download messages from UBmail Powered by Google so you can access your mail with an email client. IMAP syncs the actions you take in your email client with UBmail Powered by Google on the Web. Thus, if you read a message in your email client it will be marked as read in the Web version of UBmail Powered by Google.
  • POP email clients for UBmail Powered by Google 
    POP (post office protocol) is a one-way download of your email messages that allows you to access your mail with an email client. POP only offers one-way communication, which means that actions you take in the email client program (such as marking a message as read) will not be synced to the Web version of UBmail Powered by Google.

Using UBmail Powered by Google with Email Clients

Learn about what happens when you use UBmail Powered by Google in conjunction with an email client:

Web Version

At times when you do not have access to your email client, or if you prefer not to use an email client, you can log into the Web version of UBmail Powered by Google through any Web browser.

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