Should I choose IMAP or POP for my email accounts?

Should I choose IMAP or POP for my email accounts?

With both 1and1, Rackspace, and Enom you have the option to set up your email account as a POP or IMAP account.

Your firm's specific needs and how many devices you use to check your email accounts should be considered in your decision. The attached article explores the difference between POP and IMAP accounts, and should be reviewed if you're unsure as to what option to select during the setup process of Outlook or your mobile device.

If you have a local IT consultant that you work with, you may also wish to consult him or her as your office may have a unique setup which requires one or the other.
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