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Customize Your Email Accounts For Christmas

Posted by Christin on December 15, 2016

Gift Wrap Your Email Accounts and get into the Christmas mood! Remember our fun wrapping feature we have implemented? Well, now is the best time to apply the Christmas patterns or upload a background image that sets you and your email accounts into the right mood for the festive days. If you’d like to try “wrapping” your Mailbird, here is what you do: Open Mailbird Click the Menu Symbol in the upper left hand of the sidebar Select “Settings” In the “Appearance” section, you should see all the patterns you can choose from Select any pattern to immediately apply it to your Mailbird or upload your own Christmas image If you want to remove the pattern, either select another, or scroll to the first “none” option, and it will revert to your color. You can also select the color of all the other elements to match your pattern. Play around with it, have fun. We will be adding more patterns, so be sure to keep an eye out. Can’t get the patterns to show? Or the Background image won’t load? Shoot us an email or let us know in the comment section.We will be sure to get back to you as soon as possible.   What Christmas Image are you using? Share them it in the comment section below.  

Customize Your Email Accounts For Christmas and Star Wars

Posted by Jason Ephraim on December 17, 2015

As if the holidays weren’t exciting enough, we are only days away from the release of the new Star Wars movie! That’s why, to celebrate, we have just released a new feature allowing you to “Deck the Halls” of your email accounts, social, scheduling, and more… Introducing, Holiday and Star Wars Themed Sidebar Patterns for Mailbird. Gift Wrap Your Email Accounts! That’s right. For the first time (on any email client, ever) you can bring the holiday spirit and your powers in the ways of the force to your favorite Windows Email client. If you’d like to try “wrapping” your Mailbird, here is what you do: Open Mailbird Click the Menu Symbol in the upper left hand of the sidebar Select “Options” In the “Appearance” section, you should see all the patterns you can choose from Select any pattern to immediately apply it to your Mailbird If you want to remove the pattern, either select another, or scroll to the first “none” option, and it will revert to your color. You can also select the color of all the other elements to match your pattern. Play around with it, have fun, and remember to use the force! We will be adding more patterns, so be sure to keep an eye out.   Don’t see the patterns? Try updating your Mailbird. Open the menu and select Options>Update>Check for Updates Now. You should then be able to update to the newest version of Mailbird, and be able to access the patterns.  …

Razor Sharp & Clean Cut

Posted by Christin on December 12, 2012

Design & Positioning We made great strides in design and development with many more updates and changes on the way. It’s a lot of work, but we love this project and seeing Mailbird improve everyday. Our private beta and early release groups are growing and a big thank you for all the tremendous feedback. The ideas have been inspirational, and what is cool is that it allows users to be a part of the process in designing how they would like to manage email productivity. We love that people feel compelled to support the clean and simple email experience with Mailbird. We have also been experimenting with different slogans that define Mailbird and your input has been really interesting. Great ideas out there from people who are seeking a better email solution, which has also helped us understand how our app will be set to develop over time, and plan for some desirable feature releases. Design is important to us. It is what brings the experience of email with Mailbird full circle. One of the challenges is choosing the right approach to integrating our app to the modern style in which Windows 8  apps are packaged, which is why we look forward to a collaborative Windows 8 development workshop in Bandung, Indonesia early next year.  People care about style, design, and the feeling they have when they interact with software. Look at the major email companies out there, that are web email focused. Hotmail has re-branded as outlook.com with a fresh metro style. In July this…