Using this method the email management and access is kept completely separate..
If the email accounts are from different email providers then you can open all mailboxes at the same time, each in a separate browser tab as shown in the screen shot below: If you have multiple accounts from the same provider i.e.
The screens hot below shows Thunderbird configured to access 3 mailboxes using IMAP4.
Notice how the inboxes are kept separate: Here is outlook express being used to access 2 separate mailboxes using POP3: You should notice that only one inbox is present even though the client is accessing multiple mailboxes/addresses.
Because we use email for many different purposes we often have to deal with multiple email accounts, addresses and devices e,g laptops,smart phones etc.
For example, you may have a work email account, and also a private email account that you need to access.
Gmail what happens to email sent to the original mailbox?
A- It depends on how you setup the master online account to access the mailbox. In which case you will effectively have two copies.
Q- Is it better to use an email client rather than a online account to consolidate email from Multiple accounts?
He then configures his account to read email from the other two email accounts and place it into his inbox.
See Note: -It is important that you only use the main account to send emails if you want all of your sent emails to be available in the one account.
Google, Yahoo and will let you access multiple email accounts and consolidate email into your online account In essence they function as POP3 email clients by reading the email from the other accounts and placing the email into the inbox of your online account.
In our example above Joe could use his account as the single location for his email.