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Forum: FastMail Forum Today, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By TenFour
Email services can't block Gmail universally or...

Email services can't block Gmail universally or else they block 90% of incoming email.
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Sep 2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By TenFour
Sometimes odd content triggers Spam filters. I...

Sometimes odd content triggers Spam filters. I remember a case where the email creators had been cutting and pasting from a lot of Microsoft Office docs, which brought along lots of extra HTML code....
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 17 Sep 2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By TenFour
Why? Just asking for trouble doing that. Today's...

Why? Just asking for trouble doing that. Today's phishing and other malicious emails are so good you need big-tech spam protection, IMHO. Also, just a lot of extra work for you. What is your time...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 17 Sep 2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By TenFour
And, one huge consideration is whether or not the...

And, one huge consideration is whether or not the people you correspond with will also use the service or else any additional "security" is mostly an illusion. Remember, a very high percentage of...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Sep 2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By TenFour
You wrote you had the headers from some of the...

You wrote you had the headers from some of the emails flagged as Junk. What did the headers say? https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/SecurityCompliance/anti-spam-message-headers?
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Sep 2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By TenFour
I suspect they get lots of reports of this same...

I suspect they get lots of reports of this same issue, and 99% of the time it has nothing to do with FM but instead what is happening at the receiving end, or else there is genuine spam being sent. I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Sep 2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By TenFour
Each to his own system, but I have found Gmail...

Each to his own system, but I have found Gmail saves me tons of time because I do away with labels and folders almost entirely. I just keep important things in the Inbox that must be taken care of,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Sep 2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By TenFour
In my experience as the admin on a business...

In my experience as the admin on a business Office 365 account for a small nonprofit I have experienced the same problem receiving emails, even from domains I had regularly been receiving email from....
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Sep 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By TenFour
Just curious. Is the domain extension something...

Just curious. Is the domain extension something other than .com .org or .net?
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Sep 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 745
Posted By TenFour
Maybe try it not using FM's DNS? Just set up...

Maybe try it not using FM's DNS? Just set up using the DNS of your domain host and give it a try.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 9 Sep 2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By TenFour
This is the important point--unless you are only...

This is the important point--unless you are only storing nonessential stuff you must choose your provider by reliability first. Lots of great sounding deals on cloud storage are out there, but do you...
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Sep 2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By TenFour
Personally, I would suggest blocking at the POBox...

Personally, I would suggest blocking at the POBox level. If the messages stress you out you don't want to be filing them anywhere that you might be tempted to look at later. On the other hand, I have...
Forum: FastMail Forum 26 Aug 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 905
Posted By TenFour
Sounds great, but is there any noticeable...

Sounds great, but is there any noticeable improvement in the real world? In my totally unscientific comparisons it seems Gmail is the fastest and most reliable syncing, assuming you use the Gmail web...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 26 Aug 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,204
Posted By TenFour
Another thing to keep in mind is the necessity of...

Another thing to keep in mind is the necessity of using an email address that is really easy to type in and uses a .com or .org extension. If it is hard to type or spell your address will be entered...
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Aug 2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By TenFour
The OP wants to "format" his plain text emails,...

The OP wants to "format" his plain text emails, and we are pointing out that doesn't work.

The OP wrote:

If you want to format your email, you have to use Rich Text/HTML, and even then you remain...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Jul 2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By TenFour
The short answer is to not format regular email...

The short answer is to not format regular email any more than necessary. Use a san serif web safe font like Arial 10-12 pt. Add paragraph breaks for spacing, and skip almost everything else. Yes,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Jul 2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By TenFour
One of the largest formatting issues we all face...

One of the largest formatting issues we all face is that no matter what your email looks like when you create it you have no control over how the message will be rendered at the receiving end. IMHO...
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 Jul 2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By TenFour
Why not just forward the email from Fastmail or...

Why not just forward the email from Fastmail or wherever to your local server-based email? I have found forwarding to be faster than IMAP in most cases with other services.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 27 Jul 2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By TenFour
Protonmail attacked again

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2019/07/26/russian-intelligence-cyberattacked-journalists-hacking-encrypted-email-accounts/amp/
Forum: Early Warning... 27 Jul 2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,872
Posted By TenFour
No, I am perfectly happy if someone doesn't want...

No, I am perfectly happy if someone doesn't want to read my posts and blocks me. I may or may not do the same to him/her/it. It only happens rarely, but always improves a forum for me. YMMV. On the...
Forum: Early Warning... 27 Jul 2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By TenFour
I have not received any message about an increase...

I have not received any message about an increase in OneDrive storage. They just doubled storage on some paid accounts. https://www.windowscentral.com/you-can-now-get-100gb-onedrive-storage-2-month
Forum: The Technical Zone... 26 Jul 2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,390
Posted By TenFour
I believe Mxguarddog asks you to turn off your...

I believe Mxguarddog asks you to turn off your email service provider's spam filter, if that is possible. I had this very problem you describe when using POBox.com's email forwarding service. It...
Forum: Early Warning... 26 Jul 2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,872
Posted By TenFour
You are welcome to do whatever you wish, but the...

You are welcome to do whatever you wish, but the Internet is awash in millions of trolls, bots, fake accounts, and other sorts of nonsense with the express goal of evoking emotional responses from us...
Forum: Early Warning... 24 Jul 2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,872
Posted By TenFour
General comment. I have found it is generally...

General comment. I have found it is generally best to just ignore or block people you find disagreeable on the Internet. Simply not worth your time or blood pressure to get worked up about....
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Jul 2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,567
Posted By TenFour
Whatever else you think about Gmail, their SPAM...

Whatever else you think about Gmail, their SPAM filtering is second to none and requires very little intervention. I understand if you don't like Gmail for various reasons, but SPAM is one of the...
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