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Because it works.

Spam now accounts for about two-thirds of all email. It costs most email users at least 15 minutes a day. Research shows that spam costs companies $400-800 per mailbox every year. And these costs are growing.

Permission-based email management is the only thing that actually solves, or ever will solve, the spam problem. (To learn more, read our whitepaper.) It is 100% effective, and ChoiceMail makes it available to you now.

With ChoiceMail, you will never get another piece of unwanted email because a message can reach your inbox in one of only four ways:

  • It is from someone on your whitelist
  • It is from a new sender whose registration request you accepted
  • It matches a permission rule you created
  • It is from a domain that is on your accepted domain list.
  • You approved it manually

In short, if an email is in your box, it’s because you want it there. ChoiceMail transfers the burden of dealing with email messages from people you don't know back to where they belong– the senders. Learn more and get your FREE trial for home or business!

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How do I reconfigure everything when I change my ISP or provider?


First - do not change your ChoiceMail username. Even if your ChoiceMail username includes your old email address, it doesn't matter. It can and should stay the same.

There are two ways you can change the necessary information - which one you use depends on the email program you are using. If you are using Outlook Express, Outlook 98 or later, or Eudora, you can use the ChoiceMail Setup Wizard to help reconfigure everything. To do this, perform the following steps.

1. Open your email account settings in ChoiceMail (Options | Email account settings)
2. Delete all the POP3 accounts (Do this by selecting each account and clicking the Delete button) then click OK
3. Open the SMTP configuration in ChoiceMail (Options | Configuration)
4. In the Outgoing mail server section, click Delete for each SMTP host that you no longer need, then click OK
5. Quit ChoiceMail completely (Actions | exit)

6. Open your email program
7. Go to the email account settings section (refer to your email program documentation) and delete all the accounts
8. Add the new email accounts following the instructions from your ISP/provider for the settings
9. Make sure you can send and receive email normally (i.e. without ChoiceMail)

10. Open ChoiceMail again
11. Run the setup wizard (it's in the Options menu) and follow the instructions to add your email accounts and test them

If the process above does not work, or if you need to configure your settings manually, follow the instructions below

To configure your email manually when you get a new provider and/or your email addresses change, you will need to change the following items:

1. Your POP3 account settings in ChoiceMail (Go to Options | Email account settings)
2. Your outgoing SMTP settings in ChoiceMail (Go to Options | Configuration)
3. Your POP3 account settings in your email program
4. Your SMTP authentication settings in your email program (only if your new provider requires SMTP authentiation)

1. Your POP3 account settings in ChoiceMail (Go to Options | Email account settings)
1. Open your email account settings in ChoiceMail
2. Delete accounts that will no longer be used (Do this by selecting each account and clicking the Delete button)
3. For each new email account that you want ChoiceMail to protect, click New and then fill in all the fields. Your new ISP/provider will have provided you with your email address, username and password and the POP3 server (source host) for the account.
4. Click Test to test the new account to make sure it is connecting properly.

2. Your outgoing SMTP settings in ChoiceMail (Go to Options | Configuration)
1. In the Outgoing mail server section, click Delete for each SMTP host that you no longer need
2. Click Add to add the new SMTP host - the information you need, including any authentication settings, will have been provided to you by your ISP/provider. Contact them (not us) if you do not have all the information.
3. If you need authentication, check the "This server requires authentication" box, then click on the Authentication button and enter the settings from your ISP
4. Click Test to test your settings
5. Click OK to close the dialog

3. Your POP3 account settings in your email program
1. Open your email program
2. Go to your email account setup
3. Take a look at one of the accounts so that you understand how it connects to ChoiceMail . In particular, notice that the username consists of your ChoiceMail username followed by a "/" character, followed by the email address in ChoiceMail that is being protected.
4. Rather than deleting your old accounts, you can simply modify them to reflect the new email addresses. When you modify your existing accounts to reflect the change in email addresses, it is critical that you do not change or remove the ChoiceMail username prefix, change only the portion after the "/" character. If the ChoiceMail username portion contains a complete email address (probably your old email address), leave it there .
5. There should be a field that contains your old email address by itself - that's the address that appears in the FROM field in messages you send out. Change that field to your new email address
6. Find the field for the username - the portion after the "/" should contain your old email address - change that to the new email address.


 

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