Clients and mobile in Exchange Server

There are many different clients that you can use to access information in an Exchange mailbox. These clients include desktop programs such as Outlook, Outlook on the web (formerly known as Outlook Web App), and mobile clients such as mobile phones, tablets, and other mobile devices. Each of these clients offers a variety of features.

The following table contains links to topics that will help you learn about and manage some of the clients and client access methods that you can use to access your Exchange mailbox.

Topic Description
Outlook Anywhere Learn about the client access method that provides connectivity to Outlook 2010. (This feature was formerly known as RPC/HTTP.)
Exchange ActiveSync Learn about the protocol that provides connectivity to a wide variety of mobile phones and tablets. Using Exchange ActiveSync, users can access email, calendar, contact, and task information.
POP3 and IMAP4 in Exchange Server Learn about how users can access their Exchange mailbox by using email programs that use POP3 or IMAP4.
Using Basic authentication with Outlook for iOS and Android Learn about the Outlook for iOS and Android app and how it allows your users to securely access their mailbox data remotely with their iOS and Android devices.
Install Office Online Server in an Exchange organization Learn about how the integration of Office Online Server helps provide rich attachment preview functionality in Outlook on the web.
Client Protocol Management Learn about management of Exchange ActiveSync, Outlook on the web, POP3, IMAP4, the Autodiscover service, Exchange Web Services, and the Availability service.
Outlook on the web in Exchange Server Learn about Outlook on the web, which provides users access to their Exchange mailbox through a web browser.
MailTips Learn about MailTips, the informative messages displayed to users while they're composing a message.