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Please List the Most Common Email Configuration Protocols for Mobile Devices and Their Purposes (Sending mail, receiving mail, etc)

• Retrieving mail - POP3, IMAP
• Sending mail - SMTP
• Corporate email - Microsoft Exchange
• Integrated providers
• iCloud, Google, Exchange Online, Yahoo

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Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3) (please list uses, configuration information, and network ports)

• Used for downloading mail to local mail client
• Downloads and (optionally) deletes from server

• Configuration information
• Name of POP3 server
• Username and password

• Network ports
• Defined by your mail provider
• POP3: tcp/110
• SSL (Secure Socket Layer) settings - POP3S: tcp/995

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IMAP4 (please list uses, configuration information, and network ports)

Internet Message Access Protocol
• Access mail on a central server,
• Mail is usually stored on the server
• Supports folders and server-side searching

Configuration information
• Name of IMAP server
• Username and password

Network ports
• Defined by your mail provider
• IMAP: tcp/143
• SSL (Secure Socket Layer) settings - IMAPS: tcp/993

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Microsoft Exchange

Enterprise email
• Not a service for the home
More than just email
• Contacts, Calendars, Reminders
Integrates with mobile device database
• Integrated contacts, calendars, etc.
Configuration options
• Email, server, domain, username, password
Integrated message encryption with S/MIME
• Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
• Encrypt and digitally sign

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Commercial email providers

• Gmail
• Google email, splits inbox into tabs, IMAP4, POP3
• Exchange Online (hosted email)
• IMAP4 and POP3 support
• iCloud Mail - Apple Mail, IMAP4 support only
• Yahoo Mail - IMAP4 and POP3 support

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SMTP (please list uses, configuration information, and network ports)

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
• Send mail from a device to a mail server
• Or between mail servers
• Authentication usually required
• May be different credentials than the incoming mail