Diffrence between IMAP and POP3

Q: What is the diffrence between POP3 and IMAP mail server ?

IMAP (Internet Nessaging Access Protocol) POP3 (Post Office Protocol)
1 Emails are stored in Mail Server. Emails are stored in your local computer. Can enable to store a copy of all mails in server.
2 Easy to reconfigure the mail account to another computer. Difficult to backup and restore the complete mail from one computer to another.
3 Emails can be checked easily from diffrent devices same time Difficult to check from different devices
4 Does not provide offline reading of old emails Provides Offline access to old emails
5 Fast reading of downloaded mails Speed depends on connection bandwidth
6 Cannot backup mails to storage devices Can backup mails to storage devices
7 Server will have high load due to mail access requests from users Server will have less load due to all mails are forwarded to local client computers

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