POP3 is a protocol used by local e-mail clients to retrieve e-mails from a remote server. Unlike IMAP, POP3 clients generaly retrieve all messages, store them on the user's PC as new messages and delete them from the remote server.
IMAP is a protocol used by local e-mail clients to retrieve e-mails from a remote server. IMAP supports both on-line and off-line modes of operation. Unlike POP3, IMAP clients generally leave messages on the remote e-mail server until the user explicitly deletes them.
You can retrieve your e-mail using POP3 or IMAP from university e-mail servers.
SMTP is a protocol used by local e-mail clients to send e-mails to a remote server. You can send your e-mails using SMTP from university e-mail servers.
Also you can use webmail services like Horde or Roundcube to send e-mail.
The size of your e-mail Inbox is limited.
To protect the service itself and the users, there are some limitations applied. These are:
maximum message size
number of messages an acount can send per unit of time
number of simultanious connection a single host can make
You can forward your account using Horde or Roundcube. If you have an alumni account, you can forward your e-mails by using https://mezun.boun.edu.tr
E-mail accounts suffixed with @retired.boun.edu.tr are created for our retired academic personnel. Browse to the page below to log in:
SMTP Service: smtp-retired.boun.edu.tr (25/465)
IMAP Service: imap-retired.boun.edu.tr (143/993)
Pop Service: pop-retired.boun.edu.tr (110/995)
In order to reset your password, log in and browse to: https://mail.boun.edu.tr/password
If you lost your password to log in, you can reset your password with your recovery e-mail address or mobile number registered in our database: https://mail.boun.edu.tr/recovery