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Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge Today, 09:45 AM
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Posted By pjroutledge
Nextcloud

Another option might be Nextcloud (https://nextcloud.com/), which has the option of self-hosting (you get to control everything, including formats, but you have to maintain everything too, including...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Oct 2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,596
Posted By pjroutledge
I can get this to work by (1) having a matching...

I can get this to work by (1) having a matching 'Sending Identity' in Fastmail and (2) (under 'Advanced Preferences' at the bottom of the 'Preferences' screen) by deselecting the 'SMTP Identity'...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 26 Sep 2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,458
Posted By pjroutledge
Thanks RFK, but still not open for me. I think...

Thanks RFK, but still not open for me.

I think it's because I'm in Oz. I have now managed to register from a European IP address using a VPN.
Forum: Email Help Needed! 24 Sep 2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,458
Posted By pjroutledge
Mailbox.org maintenance - no registration

I've been trying to create a mailbox.org account for a couple of days but just keep getting a 'Maintenance' message "We apologize, but for maintenance work the registration of new accounts is...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 1 Sep 2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,400
Posted By pjroutledge
Lastpass has an 'emergency access' feature that...

Lastpass has an 'emergency access' feature that grants a trusted person access your Lastpass vault if

they attempt access (after you've informed them about it of course) AND
you don't reject that...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Aug 2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,379
Posted By pjroutledge
I don't have the problem, but I would suspect...

I don't have the problem, but I would suspect either a rule is marking them as read, or somebody else is accessing your mailbox.
You might want to change your password (and set up 2FA or similar if...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 6 Aug 2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,947
Posted By pjroutledge
I think Kev Quirk's 'Email is not broken' opinion...

I think Kev Quirk's 'Email is not broken' opinion (https://kevq.uk/email-is-not-broken/) is worth a read.
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Aug 2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,784
Posted By pjroutledge
My experience is not inconsistent with yours, but...

My experience is not inconsistent with yours, but I only expect the default reminders to work as part of creating calendar events in Fastmail itself (even if the calendar synced from elsewhere).

I...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 14 Jul 2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,467
Posted By pjroutledge
I think the key difference (and source of endless...

I think the key difference (and source of endless frustration) is that the alternatives generally don't talk to each other.
Email and SMS have the one great advantage of being universal. You can...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 22 Jun 2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,017
Posted By pjroutledge
That looks like Outlook - not Microsoft...

That looks like Outlook - not Microsoft Mail.
There are (at least) two Microsoft email apps available with Windows.
One is 'Outlook' (and that looks like the one in the screenshot), and the other is...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 19 Jun 2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,017
Posted By pjroutledge
With Microsoft Mail open, look for and click on...

With Microsoft Mail open, look for and click on the settings cog near the bottom left of the screen/window.
This should open a 'Settings' menu on the RHS of the screen.
Select 'Manage Accounts'.
...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Apr 2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,393
Posted By pjroutledge
In your post you've indicated that you used a...

In your post you've indicated that you used a wildcard in the From field for the rule.

The instructions in Fastmail help (https://www.fastmail.com/help/receive/forward.html) seem to suggest that...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Apr 2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,393
Posted By pjroutledge
Hi Beebes, Are you able to check whether the...

Hi Beebes,
Are you able to check whether the problem is:

Fastmail not forwarding the emails, or
the other email service provider rejecting the emails, or perhaps putting them into a Spam/junk...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Apr 2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,123
Posted By pjroutledge
I notice that 'Archive' has become 'All Mail' in...

I notice that 'Archive' has become 'All Mail' in the left-hand column folder/label list. It has the Archive icon and seems to contain everything I had in my former 'Archive' folder.

Although neither...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Mar 2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,123
Posted By pjroutledge
Fantastic! This is a great move and, for me...

Fantastic!
This is a great move and, for me anyway, will fill a hole that has had me checking out alternative email providers for some months now. (So far haven't found any that both have labels and...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Mar 2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,826
Posted By pjroutledge
Android app not so snappy lately

Over the last few days (maybe a couple of weeks?) the Fastmail Android app on my phone (Samsung J5 Pro) seems to be taking long times to refresh lists, switch between screens, etc.
Should I be...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Mar 2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,875
Posted By pjroutledge
Are the differences anything more than...

Are the differences anything more than cosmetic?
I'm not seeing any significant difference.
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Feb 2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,841
Posted By pjroutledge
If you're using the Fastmail web interface, you...

If you're using the Fastmail web interface, you could try changing to 'Classic' view. (Settings -> Preferences -> General -> Theme)
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Jan 2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,254
Posted By pjroutledge
True enough - limited to 50 contacts for example...

True enough - limited to 50 contacts for example - but there's no advertising.
Like Fastmail, Memotoo is really a user-pays service (they're not selling your data).
For less than $US30 a year there...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Jan 2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By pjroutledge
I just re-read the DW article and it is referring...

I just re-read the DW article and it is referring to last week's fire in Bundoora. (The same one I mentioned above.)
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Jan 2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By pjroutledge
That's odd. I live in Melbourne and this is not...

That's odd. I live in Melbourne and this is not in the local news. There was a relatively small fire in the suburbs last week, but it was over within a day.

Melbourne is still a long way from the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Jan 2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,254
Posted By pjroutledge
memotoo.com Very old design, but still syncs a...

memotoo.com

Very old design, but still syncs a huge range of devices and services. Very reliable, but don't expect too much support.

The alternativeto.net site lists some alternatives, but none...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Jan 2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,868
Posted By pjroutledge
The big one for me (and the lack of which is the...

The big one for me (and the lack of which is the cause of my frustration with alternative email clients) is the ability to compose emails using the wildcard alias, effectively letting me create...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Jan 2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By pjroutledge
Melbourne is a long way from the fires

They might appear to be close to Melbourne on maps or TV, but the fires are a few hundred km from Melbourne.
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Mar 2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,077
Posted By pjroutledge
I think, to be fair, Gravatars were looking like...

I think, to be fair, Gravatars were looking like they might take off once (about 10 years ago maybe). It was possible to create (and maintain) one or more avatars and use them at various sites (eg...
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