Learn about the differences between AT&T Webmail or a local email client.
|AT&T Webmail||Client-based email programs|
|Access||Anywhere, anytime using any device connected to the Internet.||Only from the device where your email program is installed.|
|Configuration||None. Just go to www.att.net and click the Mail icon.||Requires knowledge of server names, ports, and more. Must set up on all devices you want to use to access email.|
|Reliability||Messages are safely stored online so they're there when you need them.||Risk of losing messages due to hard drive crashes.|
|Storage||Unlimited. All your email is stored online.||Email is stored on your computer using hard drive space.|
|Spam||Convenient access to your Spam folder to check messages.||Messages in your Spam folder aren't downloaded. You need to access them separately.|