What is your preferred email host?

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I use the basic prontonmail.com option and Gmail.
 
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My preferred email host has been Yahoo for some time. Gmail is a good email to use but it's too complicated for me to appreciate it like some people do. There's 3 sections including one for promotions and what-not. Yahoos seems to be clean cut with only one inbox area and it's easy to setup on your phone. I've stuck with them for some time.
 

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Outlook (which used to be called Hotmail)... I still have my @live.co.uk one that a lot of people have not heard of, surprisingly. I also have my hotmail accounts which I think they are still allowing registrations for but Outlook is the one. Gmail is next.
 

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My preferred email host has been Yahoo for some time. Gmail is a good email to use but it's too complicated for me to appreciate it like some people do. There's 3 sections including one for promotions and what-not. Yahoos seems to be clean cut with only one inbox area and it's easy to setup on your phone. I've stuck with them for some time.
One thing I love about ProtonMail is that you have a "display name" unlike Gmail.
Outlook (which used to be called Hotmail)... I still have my @live.co.uk one that a lot of people have not heard of, surprisingly. I also have my hotmail accounts which I think they are still allowing registrations for but Outlook is the one. Gmail is next.
I kinda hate outlook but I miss hotmail.

Been with gmail since 04'.

I can't remember how i was invited to sign up, it was a closed beta version back then.
I once read something about GMail early days, it was interesting.

My preferred email host has been Yahoo for some time. Gmail is a good email to use but it's too complicated for me to appreciate it like some people do. There's 3 sections including one for promotions and what-not. Yahoos seems to be clean cut with only one inbox area and it's easy to setup on your phone. I've stuck with them for some time.
I just created a Yahoo account. I hope I do not regret this! :)
 

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Been with gmail since 04'.

I can't remember how i was invited to sign up, it was a closed beta version back then.
When I signed up for gmail almost 2 decades ago it was also in the closed beta stage. So I'm right there with you as for going back that far. I still prefer yahoo as it's simpler as I said above.
 

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So looking at Yahoo, it is kinda like Bing, not as good as Google's Gmail. I like Yahoo's disposable email system.
 

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I had a yahoo account i used to play on their chess game lounge lol

i just got used to gmail, maybe i could switch to a better one soon.
I have no clue how to use icloud email address stand alone since it's tied to Apple. I should probably look into it.
 

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One thing I love about ProtonMail is that you have a "display name" unlike Gmail.

I kinda hate outlook but I miss hotmail.


I once read something about GMail early days, it was interesting.


I just created a Yahoo account. I hope I do not regret this! :)
Yeah I totally hate the design too.. I preferred the Hotmail days due to the design being much more simpler.
 

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I agree that Gmail can be a bit more fiddly than traditional email providers, though I've kinda got used to it.

I too was an original beta invitee (I'm pretty sure almost anyone who wanted a code was able to get one before it went public).

I like Yahoo's disposable email system.
That can kinda be done with Gmail - [email protected] for example will send to [email protected] - and if you no longer want to receive emails sent to nerdface+1 you can basically block them..
 

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I agree that Gmail can be a bit more fiddly than traditional email providers, though I've kinda got used to it.

I too was an original beta invitee (I'm pretty sure almost anyone who wanted a code was able to get one before it went public).


That can kinda be done with Gmail - [email protected] for example will send to [email protected] - and if you no longer want to receive emails sent to nerdface+1 you can basically block them..
Oh, I didn't know that. I know Gmail omits the period sign (.), so it doesn't matter if you include it or not.
 

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I only use Gmail but before that, I used hotmail until it changed to outlook.
 

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I have emaila ccounts for yahoo, hotmail and gmail providers so I check them usinga third party from my phone. In general I prefer Gmail because of the filter options and how being Google you can synchronize easily to the phone and other devices. I think the multi inbox could be useful but I find it a bit too much, I think it is optional anyay, so I guess it is just about fiddling with the settings to turn off the smart sorting.

Outlook seems to want to force things on me, like using Skype, so I am not as keen on it.

Yahoo I rarely check it on desktop nowadays but I am glad they didn't stay behind. It seems to load and work well.
 

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I have emaila ccounts for yahoo, hotmail and gmail providers so I check them usinga third party from my phone. In general I prefer Gmail because of the filter options and how being Google you can synchronize easily to the phone and other devices. I think the multi inbox could be useful but I find it a bit too much, I think it is optional anyay, so I guess it is just about fiddling with the settings to turn off the smart sorting.

Outlook seems to want to force things on me, like using Skype, so I am not as keen on it.

Yahoo I rarely check it on desktop nowadays but I am glad they didn't stay behind. It seems to load and work well.
Gmail and google are spooky because it records your voice and what you type on chats like hangouts or whatsapp to offer you ads about it..
 

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Gmail and google are spooky because it records your voice and what you type on chats like hangouts or whatsapp to offer you ads about it..
Yeah. I have heard some instances of adverts changing to whatever they are discussing. I've seen it outside of google too. Twitter adverts seem to be about stuff I have been browsing about.
 

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Yeah. I have heard some instances of adverts changing to whatever they are discussing. I've seen it outside of google too. Twitter adverts seem to be about stuff I have been browsing about.
Pretty close to Orwell's 1984 book huh?

I miss hotmail's MSN so much i could cry :(
 

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