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Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 20 Nov 2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By TenFour
Seems a little iffy to use a free SMS service to...

Seems a little iffy to use a free SMS service to receive security codes. What happens if you get locked out some day and need to receive a code to get back in? You are dependent on that service being...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 18 Nov 2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By TenFour
I doubt that is true. Rather it is impossible for...

I doubt that is true. Rather it is impossible for us to understand the scale of what they are dealing with. Billions of users sending many billions of messages every day all over the world in many...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 18 Nov 2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By TenFour
It is true that the big players get more and more...

It is true that the big players get more and more dominant in terms of market share, but worldwide there are many alternatives that seem to be able to make enough profit to survive. Outlook.com and...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 17 Nov 2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,582
Posted By TenFour
For some people it can be quite useful to utilize...

For some people it can be quite useful to utilize POBox.com's email forwarding service. You can set it up so that mail from multiple domains and hosts gets forwarded to your preferred location, and...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Nov 2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By TenFour
I like simple, clean interfaces without excess...

I like simple, clean interfaces without excess features larded on. Super-de-dooper features often just complicate and reduce everyday functionality.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 18 Oct 2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By TenFour
I wonder what the methodology is? Many of us have...

I wonder what the methodology is? Many of us have multiple email addresses with multiple providers, and maybe we have an old Yahoo or AOL address that exists but isn't actively used. I have numerous...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 18 Oct 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By TenFour
Email provider market share

The report shows regional variation in market share, though Gmail is the world leader. Surprised Verizon is #2 in USA. https://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/email-providers-ranked-americas-choice
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 17 Oct 2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By TenFour
The From address shown to most people in their In...

The From address shown to most people in their In Boxes will be your @domain address, but if they dig into the email headers they will see your @gmail address. If a reader hits Reply it goes to your...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 17 Oct 2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By TenFour
You can use your own domain email and send and...

You can use your own domain email and send and receive in Gmail. https://support.google.com/domains/answer/9437157?hl=en&ref_topic=6293345
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Oct 2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,995
Posted By TenFour
To build up a post count to appear to be...

To build up a post count to appear to be legitimate later? However, basic rule is don't respond to any post unless you feel you might learn something or be able to educate others. Don't assume bots...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Oct 2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By TenFour
Migadu free tier?...

Migadu free tier? https://www.migadu.com/en/index.html
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Oct 2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By TenFour
Mailgun? Free for the first 10,000 emails each...

Mailgun? Free for the first 10,000 emails each month.https://kinsta.com/knowledgebase/mailgun-wordpress/
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 8 Oct 2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 210,243
Posted By TenFour
Google provides support documentation on...

Google provides support documentation on forwarding emails to other accounts from Gmail: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/10957?hl=en&ref_topic=7280290

And when using Google Domains:...
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Oct 2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,679
Posted By TenFour
So, previewing attachments inline by default with...

So, previewing attachments inline by default with some email clients is potentially dangerous. Not sure if that is what caused the original hack described in this thread, but useful to know. Maybe I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Oct 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,821
Posted By TenFour
Just be careful with messages like that. Some...

Just be careful with messages like that. Some phishing attempts are quite sophisticated and look just like a legitimate message from businesses you actually get messages from. If any message asks you...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Oct 2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,679
Posted By TenFour
I don't believe showing attachments executes the...

I don't believe showing attachments executes the program. For example, if a PDF is attached all I can see is its title. In Outlook you can Preview the file, but you have to select an option and click...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 5 Oct 2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 210,243
Posted By TenFour
As I stated long ago in this thread I continue to...

As I stated long ago in this thread I continue to forward emails and have no problems. Most of the forwarding is between Outlook.com and Gmail, so there is little chance either will be blocked. Both...
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Oct 2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,679
Posted By TenFour
A quick Google search finds lots of articles like...

A quick Google search finds lots of articles like this one that claim just previewing or opening an email is safe. Also, I believe as a general rule webmail is considered to be much safer than most...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 4 Oct 2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,372
Posted By TenFour
Fastmail's sister company, POBox.com, offers 50GB...

Fastmail's sister company, POBox.com, offers 50GB of storage for $50 per year.
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Oct 2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,679
Posted By TenFour
Can anyone link to an article that explains how...

Can anyone link to an article that explains how just previewing an email is dangerous? I know it was a thing back in the day, but I thought all major email providers long-ago prevented any scripts...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Sep 2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,991
Posted By TenFour
For most of us the biggest real danger is...

For most of us the biggest real danger is phishing and other trick emails. Protection starts with spam and junk filtering. If state-level entities want your secrets there is no defense.
Forum: Email Help Needed! 26 Sep 2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By TenFour
Here's an article on it. Make sure you have...

Here's an article on it. Make sure you have enabled IMAP in your Gmail settings and you may have to allow "less secure apps." https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255?hl=en
Forum: FastMail Forum 26 Sep 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,821
Posted By TenFour
Having used Office 365 email for awhile you can...

Having used Office 365 email for awhile you can get it to receive most email by adding to your contacts and whitelisting. OTOH when I try sending something to myself for the first time from various...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Sep 2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,372
Posted By TenFour
My mistake, Business Essentials is $5 per user...

My mistake, Business Essentials is $5 per user per month, so $60 per year. It is business-oriented, and the controls may be too much for the average individual interested in email on their own...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Sep 2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,372
Posted By TenFour
Of course Gmail can do all that for free.

Of course Gmail can do all that for free.
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