IMAP full form

What is the full form of IMAP?


  • Internet Message Access Protocol

What does IMAP mean?

IMAP is an internet message standard protocol. It is used by e-mail clients to retrieve the e-mail message from a mail over a TCP/IP connection. As its name allows to access your e-mail message wherever you are much more time. It is accessed via the internet. Basically, the email message is stored on servers. Whenever you check your inbox message, your email client contacts the server to connect you with your message. When you read an email message using IMAP protocol devices, you aren't actually downloading or storing it on your computer, instead, you are reading it off the server. As a result of its possible to check your different devices without missing a thing.

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