Most businesses will use Microsoft’s Outlook, Eudora, Mozilla Thunderbird or another email client to help employees manage their company email. If you are used to such an email client, or simply do not care for the user interface of Google’s Gmail system, you can configure your Gmail account with your email client.

Here’s how to set up a Gmail as a POP account so you can download your email messages to your desktop.

NB: To save space on your server DO NOT click “leave a copy of retrieved messages on the server”