If you are using assistive technology and are unable to read any part of the FastDomain website, or otherwise have difficulties using the FastDomain website, please call 888-210-FAST and our customer service team will assist you.
FastDomain Web Hosting Help
IMAP Connection Limit
Can I make multiple IMAP connections to the same email address?
Yes, the IMAP connection limit is 20 connections per IP address. However this will not work with POP3, this is because IMAP and POP3 are different protocols.
POP3 stores the email on the server until you "pop" it down to a client, such as outlook, mac mail, or thunderbird. By default the mail is deleted off the server and stored on the client locally. This means the entire message is send from the server to the client and is no longer on the server at all. (Unless the settings are changed in the client.)
IMAP synchronizes your mail. When you delete mail from your client, the client deletes it from the server. IMAP also allows for more then one person to look into the same email account. One benefit of IMAP is that the mail is stored on the server so access can occur from many various places.
Please back up your email regardless of the protocol chosen.
Recommended Help Content
How do I migrate an IMAP email account?
I am having problems with being spammed. I believe that my email address has been harvested (taken off my site and sold to spammers). Can I hide my email address, but still have people email me?
How to setup your FastDomain-hosted email address with an email application.
Related Help Content
So, you want to access your email, eh? You're going to need an email client for that. But what is an email client? Email clients come in two varieties: webmail and email applications.
Configuring your email client: Outlook Express.
Instructions on how to resubscribe to the IMAP folders
tags: email imap
Can I send an email with large files/attachments?
This article will describe connections strings, what they are used for, and give examples.
Why do my email messages keep getting returned?
Configuring your email client: Outlook 2003
How do I avoid Outlook IMAP timeout errors?