imap and pop3

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i read the wiki definition of imap...but dont understand how it operates differently to pop
what are the benefits of using imap?

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POP3 moves the emails from mail server and stores it locally. IMAP keeps mail on the mail server. Just like a file server provides centralised file storage, an IMAP server provides centralised mail storage.
 
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