Which Email Setup Type is Right for Me?

There are other ways you’ll be able to arrange your electronic mail account in your gadget or electronic mail consumer. These embrace IMAP and POP/SMTP. Take a look at our quick-guide beneath for a bit extra data on the variations between IMAP and POP/SMTP.

Setup Methodology IMAP POP/SMTP
Finest For Customers who need to have the ability to entry their Shaw electronic mail account by way of a number of units and Webmail. Customers who wish to have entry to their emails whereas offline ought to select this setup methodology.
Description IMAP works along with your mail content material on Shaw’s servers. Transferring, sending, or deleting duties are carried out on the server so your different units and Shaw Webmail are stored in sync. A small cache (copy) of your electronic mail is stored in your gadget limiting off-line entry. Whereas utilizing POP3 your electronic mail consumer downloads a duplicate of all mail obtained by the mailbox, optionally deleting the messages from Webmail. Any modifications made solely have an effect on your emails on that gadget, and won’t have an effect on different units or Webmail.