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Forum: The Technical Zone... 15 Apr 2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By Steven Avery
I've tried using my Talkatone number. (Generally...

I've tried using my Talkatone number. (Generally a good service.) About half the time the number is not accepted because it is sensed on the other end as a VOIP number, rather than a real cell. I...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 28 Jan 2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Steven Avery
Fastmail and the App Password

Fastmail is pretty tricky with its App Password, which is new to me, and presumably a part of enhanced security.

When I tried to access it with Claws Mail it was a bit of a game of Alphosne and...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 28 Jan 2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Steven Avery
Fastmail set up - next step - the email client

Thanks. I got the Fastmail part done, and the selective biz mail forwarding. Now to try an email client for the POP download.

Suggestions welcome.

Good RTF composing, it is nice if a clipboard...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 27 Jan 2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Steven Avery
forwarding gmail to POP server for (redundant) biz mail to special lean email client

Follow me a bit, if you have a minute, although I grant this might be unique.

Generally, I like to work at home with POP mailboxes, I do not like working in Gmail or any other online service (which...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 5 May 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,277
Posted By Steven Avery
an email provider to replace AOL which handles the Verizon mail

Good thread. I think I need a new server company so I will comment here.

My Verizon email is now on AOL. I want to leave AOL as I understand that they have a server-level SPAM that bounces mail...
Forum: Early Warning... 9 May 2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,798
Posted By Steven Avery
Thanks, it is a helpful discussion. However, it...

Thanks, it is a helpful discussion.

However, it does not touch on shutting down the gazillion (4.5 million) Verizon email addies, (or maybe subscribers) which has been a relatively solid, stable and...
Forum: Early Warning... 6 May 2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,798
Posted By Steven Avery
Verizon email shutting down

They are giving a supposedly transparent option to go to AOL-mail, keeping the email address.

It looks like the first announcments on this were in late February (there is discussion on the Verizon...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Jan 2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 116,250
Posted By Steven Avery
This type of solution is what I suggested in post...

This type of solution is what I suggested in post #128. You would no longer have all the problems of a special account that needs its own code base support. The only real difference would be...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Jan 2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 116,250
Posted By Steven Avery
maintaing multiple payment structures is a lot easier than code base differences

It is understandable that Fastmail does not want to maintain a feature-different special class of accounts that affects the code base. That is a drain.

The problem is that $30/year (after the first...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 20 Jan 2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,470
Posted By Steven Avery
Right. I was not impressed with the...

Right. I was not impressed with the value.

However, I did a 3-month (I think, maybe one month) free trial with a domain that was not in use. Using one email. Just in order to do a test email and...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 20 Jan 2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,470
Posted By Steven Avery
Hi, I have namecheap forwarding used for one...

Hi,

I have namecheap forwarding used for one light account, with no apparent problems.

However, using forwarding alone does not allow you to reply through the server. While articles like this...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 9 Jan 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,261
Posted By Steven Avery
it went ok with Namecheap

Anyway, for this personal email account, for now I am using the $10/yr private email service from Namecheap.

You can add additional email boxes for $3/yr. (Aliases are free but that is really not...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 6 Jan 2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,261
Posted By Steven Avery
first go the economy namecheap route with POP download

I use Namecheap for Domain Registration and have a good personal name registered <my-first-last-name.biz> .

Alternately, I could register a longer <my-first-middle-last>-name.com. Would that look...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 5 Jan 2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,355
Posted By Steven Avery
Some companies are trying to socialize the email...

Some companies are trying to socialize the email type of function.

Quip was the one I ran into the other day.
https://quip.com/

And I am reasonably convinced that they could be superior in a small...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 5 Jan 2017, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,481
Posted By Steven Avery
desktop email clients - can be favored for features and speed

Some people prefer the features and speed of desktop email clients as well. How they do searching,sorting, filtering, adding mailboxes, the composing editors and other reasons.

In my case,I have...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 5 Jan 2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,217
Posted By Steven Avery
yahoo mail may be superior for yahoo groups forum answering

If you get a lot of forum mail on Yahoo, and if you want to answer online instead of from the desktop, your yahoo account might be superior for that purpose. I think I found that to be the case a...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 5 Jan 2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 39,706
Posted By Steven Avery
telephone number use maxed out

Yes, I got that telephone number maxed out message the other day. My accounts with that number are probably close to 50, at the very least 30. (I have not checked all the older accounts to see if...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 5 Jan 2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,261
Posted By Steven Avery
one (to five) high-quality POP mailboxes with my domain name

My need now is relatively simple.

One lightly used high-quality personal account. Likely with my own domain. Likely POP. Maybe other similar lightly used accounts added later. (sub-accounts) Maybe...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 16 Jan 2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,524
Posted By Steven Avery
Eudora and gmail POP3

Ok, got it working with Eudora.

Tell Gmail it is working in POP3 (keeping mail on server in this case, it is a shared collaborative account).--

And go into the "trusted certificates" realm a...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 16 Jan 2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,524
Posted By Steven Avery
having the gmail reply addy show up in desktop client (Eudora)

Hi Chris and others,

Thanks.

Yes, let's talk only POP3. My understanding is that Gmail Imap is problematic.

In POP3 there are 2x2 distinct ways to retrieve mail to your desktop.

One...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 10 Jan 2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,140
Posted By Steven Avery
Great thread! We all have to decide when to use...

Great thread!

We all have to decide when to use gmail. Here are a couple of points that make me like using it.

Ability to set up a gazillion accounts, and easily have them forward to my home...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 10 Jan 2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,524
Posted By Steven Avery
When you hit reply on the client, can you get the...

When you hit reply on the client, can you get the gmail return address? Which client does that effectively? (I know gmail can allow a non-gmail return addy after a verification.)

Or do you answer...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 10 Jan 2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,699
Posted By Steven Avery
looking for the elusive solid email client to imap with Gmail and Google Apps for Biz

To simplify my discussion, is there a recommended reasonably robust and stable desktop client good for an imap synch with Gmail, one account is fine. (Desktop clients by nature have good...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 15 Dec 2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,699
Posted By Steven Avery
sorting gmail account by from to, subject et al - imap with desktop clients

Hi,

Apparently gmail says, just become a master searcher, who cares about sorting. That is not a real solution, when you have a lot of email and you want to move or delete groups of mail quickly...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 2 Oct 2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,562
Posted By Steven Avery
Thanks, great point, on using filtering for...

Thanks, great point, on using filtering for forwarding. That allows multiple archiving, etc.

Now the only question is my inbox mail Verizon-Eudora. In a sense that is my *** legacy mail ***, that...
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