Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




3343 posts

Uber Geek


# 240439 7-Sep-2018 16:49
Send private message

Im with an ISP that doesnt give me an email addy.

 

Some apps and even websites like nzdating ask for non free email addies.

 

Is there any way to get one free or do I need to buy a non web mail email?


Create new topic
2979 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2085803 7-Sep-2018 17:15
2 people support this post
Send private message

What's "a non web email"?

This sounds like a post from 1995!

90% of the world use gmail and outlook etc. You mean you have found some sites that won't accept theses most common email providers? Yikes!




Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself - A. H. Weiler

BDFL - Memuneh
64667 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2085807 7-Sep-2018 17:23
Send private message

They're probably asking for emails that are not live.com, outlook.com, hotmail.com, gmail.com, yahoo.com, zoho.com and those disposable ones. You might find some "free" email around but those will be mostl likely web-based. Some might have POP/SMTP and IMAP but I doubt they will be "reliable"...





 
 
 
 


dt

523 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2085808 7-Sep-2018 17:30
Send private message

you could register your own domain and host it with zoho which is free with 5gb mailbox size 


Lock him up!
10682 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 2085809 7-Sep-2018 17:31
Send private message

GMX.COM has free popmail. VFE.NET may also, not sure.

 

 





I don't think there is ever a bad time to talk about how absurd war is, how old men make decisions and young people die. - George Clooney
 


2979 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2085811 7-Sep-2018 17:35
Send private message

Geez - their support page was last updated in 2008 https://www.nzdating.com/general/faq.aspx?a=37 





Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself - A. H. Weiler



3343 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2085833 7-Sep-2018 18:09
Send private message

freitasm:

 

They're probably asking for emails that are not live.com, outlook.com, hotmail.com, gmail.com, yahoo.com, zoho.com and those disposable ones. You might find some "free" email around but those will be mostl likely web-based. Some might have POP/SMTP and IMAP but I doubt they will be "reliable"...

 

 

 

 

yes its something to do with that. the old days you use to get a hosted email from your ISP. doesnt seem they all do that anymore.


22524 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 2085912 7-Sep-2018 19:42
Send private message

Very few ISPs do now, and of those that do, the number of people that bother to set it up on anything is getting smaller and smaller. I only ever used my snap one on my scanner because it was too old to do TLS and auth on its SMTP for sending. Once left there and it stopped working I just went back to scanning to the computer and sending from gmail,

 

 





Richard rich.ms

 
 
 
 


2130 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2085963 8-Sep-2018 07:02
4 people support this post
Send private message

Contact them and tell them their restrictions are out of date and they should consider reviewing them.




Location: Dunedin

 




3343 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2103230 8-Oct-2018 10:56
Send private message

I think they do it as part of knowing you are not a scammer etc.

 

As for Nzdating. I presume thats their reason as well. But seriously, it is outdated for them because most people dont get free email accounts as posted. So probably half of their members cant be contacted. Its a dive anyway isnt it? I remember it back 20 years ago lol, it was bad then.


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards results
Posted 18-Oct-2019 10:18


Logitech introduces new Made for Google keyboard and mouse devices
Posted 16-Oct-2019 13:36


MATTR launches to accelerate decentralised identity
Posted 16-Oct-2019 10:28


Vodafone X-Squad powers up for customers
Posted 16-Oct-2019 08:15


D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted 15-Oct-2019 11:31


Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand technology IMAGR
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:29


Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:24


Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted 10-Oct-2019 09:59


Meet Nola, Noel Leeming's new digital employee
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:07


Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:02


Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:41


Vodafone makes voice of 4G (VoLTE) official
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:36


2degrees Reaches Milestone of 100,000 Broadband Customers
Posted 1-Oct-2019 09:17


Nokia 1 Plus available in New Zealand from 2nd October
Posted 30-Sep-2019 17:46


Ola integrates Apple Pay as payment method in New Zealand
Posted 25-Sep-2019 09:51



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.