Clients and mobile
Applies to: Exchange Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2014-02-17
There are many different clients that can be used to access information in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 mailbox. These clients include desktop programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Web App, and mobile clients such as mobile phones, tablets, and other mobile devices. Each of these clients offers a variety of features.
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The following table contains links to topics that will help you learn about and manage some of the clients and client access methods that can be used to access an Exchange 2013 mailbox.
Learn about Outlook Anywhere, the client access method that provides connectivity to Microsoft Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, and Outlook 2013. (This feature was formerly known as RPC/HTTP.)
Learn about Exchange ActiveSync, 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.
Learn about how users can access their Exchange 2013 email by using email programs that use POP3 or IMAP4.
Learn about how the integration of Microsoft Office Web Apps Server helps provide rich attachment preview functionality in Outlook Web App.
Learn about management of the client protocols of Exchange ActiveSync, Outlook Web App, POP3, IMAP4, the Autodiscover service, Exchange Web Services, and the Availability service.
Learn about Outlook Web App, which provides users access to their Exchange 2013 mailbox through a web browser.
Learn about MailTips, the informative messages displayed to users while they're composing a message.