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Topic # 240439 7-Sep-2018 16:49
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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?


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  Reply # 2085803 7-Sep-2018 17:15
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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!




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  Reply # 2085807 7-Sep-2018 17:23
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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"...





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  Reply # 2085808 7-Sep-2018 17:30
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you could register your own domain and host it with zoho which is free with 5gb mailbox size 


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  Reply # 2085809 7-Sep-2018 17:31
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GMX.COM has free popmail. VFE.NET may also, not sure.

 

 





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  Reply # 2085811 7-Sep-2018 17:35
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Geez - their support page was last updated in 2008 https://www.nzdating.com/general/faq.aspx?a=37 





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  Reply # 2085833 7-Sep-2018 18:09
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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.


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  Reply # 2085912 7-Sep-2018 19:42
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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,

 

 





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  Reply # 2085963 8-Sep-2018 07:02
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Contact them and tell them their restrictions are out of date and they should consider reviewing them.




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  Reply # 2103230 8-Oct-2018 10:56
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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.


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