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How to fix issues with MSN, Hotmail, Outlook and Livemail

Posted by Christin on August 23, 2018

Recently users have been reporting sudden issues with their Outlook, Livemail, MSN and Hotmail account in Mailbird. These accounts simply stopped working, it can’t receive or send email anymore. Attempts to add new accounts may also fail. It turns out, this issue is caused by Microsoft’s upgrade process. They are migrating to a new Outlook.com, which may cause issues for some users. Microsoft has listed more details on these problems here.   The workaround that we suggest for now is to create an application specific password for your account following this link. After that simply remove the account and add it again in Mailbird, but this time, use the new application specific password that you have generated. If this does not work, we will have to wait for Microsoft’s to release their suggestions on fixing the error. If you have any questions about the issue itself or how to generate the application specific password, please drop us a line in the comment section or simply send us an email.

Best Alternative to Newton Mail for Windows and Mac in 2018

Posted by Christin on August 21, 2018

Newton Mail is a formidable piece of software. It’s long been considered one of the benchmark standards for email server platforms, packed as it is with a wide range of cool features and sporting an interface that’s simple to navigate and easy to hit the ground running with. Unfortunately, it’s not much longer for this world. Newton will be discontinued on September 18, 2018, meaning that anyone who was using the app or eyeing it for purchase will need to seek out an alternative. But you don’t have to worry about being left out in the cold if you’re looking for an alternative to Newton Mail Mac or Windows. There are a number of sophisticated pieces of software that replicate the main features of Newton Mail while also carving out their own identity in the market. Here are a few of the best. Alternative to Newton Mail for Windows 1. Mailbird Perhaps the best alternative to Newton Mail Windows is Mailbird. Ranked the Best Email Client by Windows Report for 2017, this platform finds the perfect balance between intuitive design and customization. This is the type of software that’s ready to give back as much as you’re willing to put in. In addition to its sleek mouse-and-touch enabled interface, Mailbird comes standard with both its own keyboard shortcuts and compatibility with traditional Gmail shortcuts. Particularly impressive is how expandable the interface is. A number of different features and integrations allow you to turn your email inbox into a hub for…

www.gmail.com – 4 free methods to access your Gmail faster in 2018

Posted by Christin on June 27, 2018

Almost 3oo,ooo people search for www.gmail.com on google to get access to their Gmail account every day Given that a good “average” speed for typing on the computer is around 330 characters per minute (or CPM), that means that people spend a total of roughly 15 hours a day worldwide typing www.gmail.com into their browser to access their webmail. That’s a long time! And that’s not even including the redundant and often long page-loading time. Think about it, logging into Gmail to get to Google Drive involves navigating close to 4 pages like the Google search prompt page, the search results, and the Gmail login. Then once you’re finally logged into Gmail, you need to find Google Drive to perform your next set of tasks. To do this multiple times over the course of a work-day is quite exhausting – and there are far better alternatives! Regardless if you are new to Gmail, webmail in general, or if you are a newcomer to the web – we are going to show you 4 ways to drastically cut down (and even completely remove) the need for you to type www.gmail.com into your computer in order to access your Gmail account. All of these ways are safe, secure, and provide you direct access to manage your Gmail account the same as if you manually entered www.gmail.com and clicked the link. Here are the 4 best methods for accessing Gmail (without searching for it in Google) Method 1: Email Clients If you are going to be checking…

10 Thank You Email Samples to Wow Your Interviewers in 2018

Posted by Christin on June 20, 2018

For the first few minutes after an interview, you feel relieved and proud all at once. The hard part is over–the actual interview–but now comes the dreaded wait. Did you nail it, and get the job? Or did they hire someone else? Don’t let this anxiety over the response stop you from positioning yourself as a better candidate. An interview follow up message is key to that venture, so make sure a thank you email after the interview is on your to-do list! Here is a comprehensive list of interview thank you emails. Feel free to use them word-for-word, or just the general feel of the wording. Either way, they will provide a great idea of how to write a great follow up email! 10 Sample Thank You Emails After Interview General Follow Up Email After Interview Dear Mrs. Carlisle, It was a pleasure meeting you today. Thank you so much for taking the time to interview me! I truly believe my background as an app developer, and the prosperity of the app I personally developed, ThymeCrunch, really set me up for success at The Develapp company. Looking forward to hearing from you. I hope you have a wonderful day! Cheers, Alan Cho Share a Mutual Interest Dear Ms. Lee, It was wonderful meeting you today, and I really appreciate you setting aside time to interview me. I’m very excited to be considered for the junior actuarial position, in addition to all of the potential opportunities the company presents! It was lovely…

The Best Alternatives to Mozilla Thunderbird for Windows in 2018

Posted by Christin on June 19, 2018

Thunderbird—created by Mozilla, the organization behind Firefox—has been a popular email client with a loyal following over the years, despite threats of halting updates and further development of the application. While Mozilla no longer supports Thunderbird, it still remains a powerful app with a robust library of add-on features that allow for full customization of your email experience. While some may enjoy the added functionalities, others may find this difficult and complicated to set up. Also, Thunderbirds interface may not be as user-friendly as other email clients out there, including those that have just as many (if not more) advanced features. For these reasons, you may be considering alternatives to Mozilla Thunderbird. Whether you’re looking for an entirely new email client or switching from Thunderbird, we’ve compiled a review of five Windows options below to evaluate instead of Thunderbird. Since Thunderbird is a downloadable program for PCs and Apple OS, we won’t be including mobile apps in this review. The 5 Best Alternatives To Mozilla Thunderbird:   Mailbird Mailbird is a relatively new email client that has quickly developed a reputation for being a powerful, feature-packed application that’s beautifully designed for a quick, easy user experience. Set up is simple and it only takes 5 minutes to learn how to navigate the app. You can also customize your layout and color theme to design an experience that’s ideal for you. The reason Mailbird has become the top alternative to Thunderbird is the many third-party app integrations. Users can connect Mailbird…

The Ultimate List of Best Email Clients for Multiple Accounts in 2018

Posted by Christin on June 14, 2018

In this day and age pretty much every person you know, has at least 1 email account. Especially, since we tend to use email for almost anything we do online. Be it for work, entertainment or just compartmentalizing reasons, having several email accounts has become a common occurrence. Effective management of them all can get daunting if it weren’t for the variety of email tools and email clients out there. This is why we bring you the ultimate list of the ‘Best Email Clients for 2018’. And the best part is, all of them offer at least a free version. Whether you are on Windows, Mac or Linux  you can download any of these completely free email clients we have listed in the corresponding sections below. You can use the table of content to jump to the section that covers your OS. 1. Best Email Clients For Windows 2. Best Email Clients for Mac 3. Best Email Clients for Linux Best Email Clients For Windows Mailbird Let’s start with this lightweight email client for Windows. Mailbird covers a large variety of your multiple email accounts’ needs with many different features and integrated apps such as WhatApp, Facebook, Asana, Todoist just to mention a few. It has a large number of customizing options that enables you to maximize your productivity. Mailbird is currently working on releasing an Android app that will be released most likely in 2019. Check out the main reasons why Mailbird definitely has the potential to be the best…

5 Best Free Alternatives To Outlook in 2018

Posted by Christin on June 10, 2018

Microsoft Outlook has made its reputation as a comprehensive email client loaded with features, settings and extras that make it a powerful application. However, unless you’re a super user that can invest a significant amount of time and patience into mastering the email app and all of its features, it’s probably way more than you need. It can be overwhelming when you try to navigate an email client with a user interface packed with extra features. For this reason, people who only need basic email client capabilities, such as email and tasks/calendar, are searching for less complex alternatives to Outlook. Plus, many of the alternatives we are about to share are also free—or at the very least, less expensive than the $100+ Outlook price tag for the app. If you’re looking for a simpler interface, but still require some of the main Outlook features, we’ve included a list of email applications to consider below. Top Alternatives to Outlook 1. Mailbird If the complicated layout and user interface is your biggest qualm with Outlook, then Mailbird is definitely one of the best alternatives to Outlook out there. Mailbird is designed around the user—a clean user interface, an intuitive user experience and simple design that allows for quick navigation through the app. It’s because of this that most people can master the application within 5 minutes, whereas Outlook can take days or longer to get used to. A common concern of those not familiar with Mailbird is that it doesn’t have as…

5 Best Alternatives to Postbox in 2018

Posted by Christin on June 1, 2018

Postbox is a powerful, feature-rich email client that, despite its ‘short’ time on the market, has gained much popularity. The simple, clean user interface streamlines the management of your email accounts and inbox.  The email client also connects to third-party apps, including Evernote, Slack, Todoist, Salesforce, Mailchimp, and more. ‘Why are people searching for alternatives to Postbox then’ you may think. Unfortunately, these features come at a price of $40 per license per version (Postbox 5, Postbox 6 i.e.), though there are discounts for multiple use. It can be hard to justify the cost of Postbox especially with many free alternative email clients available for any OS on the market. Perhaps you decided to try the free trial but found that the features and experience didn’t justify the cost. Or it’s possible you’re a current Postbox user but have realized you don’t utilize all the features.  Maybe you need more licenses and don’t want to shell out the additional cash. Whatever reason you may have for switching to another email client, we’ve compiled a few recommendations for alternatives to Postbox that you can try below! Top Alternatives to Postbox Mailbird Postbox and Mailbird share many similarities. Mailbird also has a clean interface designed to streamline the user experience and make managing your inbox easier. You can connect a large library of third party apps to Mailbird, from messaging apps like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp to task management platforms like Todoist, Evernote, Asana to Google Calendar and more. Also, its Unified Inbox…

Best Windows 10 Apps – Upgrade your Online Communications

Posted by Christin on May 17, 2018

Effective communication is the best and easiest way to be productive throughout your personal and professional life.  Many people think of email when talking of online communication. And if you are also looking for the best way to manage your email on Windows 10, then we would suggest you to check out this post: “Best Windows 10 Email Clients To Manage Multiple Accounts 2018“.  Should you be looking for the best Windows 10 apps to master all aspects of your online communications then this post might be very helpful to you. Let’s dive right into it. Skype Skype is one of the most popular software for online communication. It is used by millions of people every day to talk over chat, voice calls and video calls.  Not just that, you can share files, call someone on their cell phone and more. Skype is available on desktop, tablets and mobile devices, so just head over to the download page and get started. Download Skype app Facebook The world’s biggest social network also has a Windows 10 app. Share your memories, talk to your friends and let others know where you are without needing to open a browser. Download Facebook app Trello Trello is a simple task management app which turns into a great communication tool when you have to organize and manage an event with others. Want to plan you kid’s birthday party? Invite your spouse and friends on a Trello board and start planning what needs to be done and when. Download Trello app Viber…

Best Windows 10 Email Clients To Manage Multiple Accounts 2018

Posted by Christin on May 15, 2018

Windows 10 offers a wide variety of awesome apps that can really increase both productivity and your sanity, especially when it comes to emails. Of course, there are hundreds of  ‘Best Email Clients’, that claim to achieve just this goal. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the cream of the crop  – “Best Windows 10 Email Clients“. Stop banging your head against the keyboard in frustration, and install one of these Windows 10 apps that work best for you! What are the Best Windows 10 Email Clients? Mailbird  We can’t create a list of the best Windows 10 email clients without including ourselves!;-) Mailbird stands out amongst other email clients in a number of ways. Productivity is a huge issue for a lot of companies, and email can feel like fuel on an already raging fire. Features such as attachment search, profile picture search, and a quick action bar drastically reduce the amount of time you spend finding old documents or emails. Unified Inbox is the favorite feature and main reason for many email ninjas to use Mailbird. All of your accounts will populate in one unified inbox. This feature is an absolute must for people that are managing multiple email accounts. The color indicator feature will help you tell immediately what account the email was sent to without even having to open the email first.  From there, customizing the look of the email client is up to you. You can change the background image, message sound, theme color, welcome messages, choose…