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Old 2 Jun 2021, 03:03 PM   #1
jeffpan
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A new provider - IK.me

@ik.me provides free email for 20GB space, 3GB disk, no ADs.
it supports webmail and pop/imap access. the alias can be setup as username+123 as what google does.
Clients setup:

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IMAP:mail.infomaniak.com 993 SSL / TLS
POP3:mail.infomaniak.com 995 SSL / TLS
SMTP:mail.infomaniak.com 465 SSL / TLS
registration needs a mobile to verify. good luck.
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Old 2 Jun 2021, 03:05 PM   #2
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The free @ik.me email service is currently only available from Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Monaco. Join the waiting list to be informed of when itís available in your country!

https://www.infomaniak.com/en/free-email
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Old 2 Jun 2021, 07:30 PM   #3
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Here in the USA @ik.me will be entered correctly exactly never if it has to be typed in. I have found that even the most normal email addresses are entered incorrectly frequently, causing all sorts of problems. Also, I would be concerned about deliverability once the free email addresses get vacuumed up by the spammers.
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Old 2 Jun 2021, 07:48 PM   #4
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Here in the USA @ik.me will be entered correctly exactly never if it has to be typed in. I have found that even the most normal email addresses are entered incorrectly frequently, causing all sorts of problems. Also, I would be concerned about deliverability once the free email addresses get vacuumed up by the spammers.
I even prefer more on IDK.me than IK.me
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Old 2 Jun 2021, 08:40 PM   #5
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What's their funding stream? Free email with no ads doesn't sound very lucrative.
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Old 3 Jun 2021, 02:29 AM   #6
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Why force ppl to put in a mobile phone??

I dont have one...... Thats why they dont have ads,they spam your #!!!
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Old 29 Jun 2021, 10:15 PM   #7
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"Ik" means "I" in Dutch, so can't deny the domain name is not unattractive. Storage space is very good too. I don't need cloud storage space or other features like calendar, but I guess I can always opt out of using those.

And I'm in Belgium, so I guess if I'd sign up before the service is opened up to more countries, I could get quite a good username

However... I don't want to create mailboxes just for the sake of it, as it's a hassle to check all of them in time. They say "email for life", but is the company backing this service really having a financial stability that indicates the service is likely to stay around long time?

I've seen services declare "email for life" before... None of those services is still around.
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