To access and send email, use an email client and / or use the
Web version of UBmail Powered by Google.
An email client is a program that connects to an email server
and acts as an interface through which you can access your
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
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
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
Learn about what happens when you use UBmail Powered by Google
in conjunction with an email client:
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.
You must use a supported
browser: The current or previous major release of IE, Firefox,