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Internet Message Access Protocol facts for kids

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Internet Message Access Protocol(or IMAP) is a communication protocol, a set of rules that e-mail client programs, like the one in your computer, use to download email from a mail server. An older protocol which does the same thing is called Post Office Protocol but IMAP has additional features.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Protocolo de acceso a mensajes de Internet para niños

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