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Thursday, 31 March 2016

Newly featured Outlook.com with IMAP Support



Since a couple of weeks we all are listening that outlook is whole new it has now change their accounts to new webmail service. It has added many new functions and tools that have completely changed the use of outlook. We all know about this change but what we missed is IMAP. It is interesting to know that Outlook now support IMAP.


Outlook IMAP Support

But what is IMAP?

Basically IMAP is an Internet standard protocol used by e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail messages from a mail server. Internet Message Access Protocol as its name is, it is one of the most important protocols on the web that is required for many useful aspects on a mail account. It keeps many online equipments synchronized and is very helpful to users. However it is also offers many advantages over the old POP (Post Office Protocol).

 

Why IMAP?

In addition to old POP and EAS outlook believes that IMAP is also very necessary as it is widely supported on all types of feature phones. Other than this it also supports email clients such as those on a Mac. With IMAP, Outlook wanted to offer efficient and complete device connectivity. Other than this IMAP is also famous for offering value-added scenarios on top of your Outlook.com email and it gives developers opportunities to build third-party clients also.

To set up an Outlook.com IMAP account in Outlook

To set up an Outlook.com IMAP account in Outlook you will be required to do all the manual setting by going to the manual setup option. By going there you need to Choose POP or IMAP then enter your name and email address and the Outlook.com IMAP server names also. The necessity of setting is only required if this does not prevail by default.
With many advantages and the sync capability of calendars, tasks, contacts, mail, etc enjoyed due to up gradation of IMAP in hotmail.  Microsoft has planned to incorporate IMAP for long term. But in the present, IMAP is the chosen one. 

Outlook Help

For help to any of the above or any other hotmail problem you can also call the direct dial hotmail contact phone number for instant help. On this hotmail helpline contact number you will be answered by hotmail executives who are trained to solve your problems. 
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