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"Push" and "Fetch"


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What is the difference between "push" and "fetch" as seen on the iPhone email settings?
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The difference really is in what initiates the transfer of mail from the server to the phone. In "push" mode mail will be sent from the server to the phone without the phone or its user doing anything. All it requires is an active internet connection.

In "Fetch" mode the phone goes to "get" mail from the server either at predetermined times (say every 15 minutes or hourly) or when the user requests it. It still needs a connection but the phone or user initiates the transfer.

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What is the difference between "push" and "fetch"?
You can't teach a dog to play "push."
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