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View Poll Results: Which email provider(s) do you use and why ?
Official 23 25.84%
Yahoo 35 39.33%
Hotmail 29 32.58%
Rediffmail 9 10.11%
Rocketmail 1 1.12%
GMail 73 82.02%
Indiatimes 2 2.25%
VSNL 1 1.12%
Sify 0 0%
Other 7 7.87%
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Old 8th September 2005, 19:11   #16
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1 hotmail (one of the early guys to register for hotmail, got myname@hotmail.com)
1 yahoo - got it when i started using the yahoo messenger
2 gmails - for mail storage

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Old 9th September 2005, 10:14   #17
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Always use gmail for its gr8 space
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Old 9th September 2005, 11:04   #18
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i use rediffmail because of the connectivity speed-it is very fast.and gmail beause of its huge free storage space.though i have experienced few problems with gmail of late.
hotmail was my first e-mail id so i still keep it just in case some of my old friends want to mail me!!
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Old 11th October 2011, 20:57   #19
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It was frustrating to find all the unread mails in gmail till I found this short cut. Search for is:unread in the search window! Someone also mentioned that you could create a filter with this criteria. In theory once you create the filter you can do many actions for all the mails selected through the filter viz., delete, mark as read etc. Have not tried out this filter though.
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Old 11th October 2011, 23:16   #20
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I use gmail cos I use android phone which requires a gmail account. Further I use mail.com as I got a very simple user name with my profession i.e., lawyer.com.
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Old 11th October 2011, 23:27   #21
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I have :
1 hotdak account
1 hotmail
1 rocketmail(yahoo)
2 gmail accounts
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Old 12th October 2011, 16:36   #22
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It was frustrating to find all the unread mails in gmail till I found this short cut. ...
Try this :

Which email provider do you use and why?-screenshot-20111012-163336.png

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Old 12th October 2011, 20:02   #23
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Office id (coz no escape)
Gmail - space, simplicity & the additional features at the top of the page like documents, maps & Google news access
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Microsoft kills Hotmail with Outlook - Outlook.com: Hotmail reborn for a new era

http://www.outlook.com/
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I was using Hotmail till around 2-3 months back. Then a friend asked me "who uses Hotmail these days?". I was zipped. Anyways, I was irritated because of the countless spam messages I used to receive.

I switched to Gmail and am very happy. I use my Hotmail ID as my 'garbage' ID and my Gmail ID is my primary ID which is linked to my Android phone.
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Office ID
Yahoo - All personal emails / statements / bills
Hotmail - My second email id opened in 1997, keeping it for senti reasons
Rediffmail - Earlier personal email, checked once in three days or so
Gmail - For googletalk only
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I use my official e-mail provider. iitk.ac.in has a very good firewall and takes care of most other issues. Also, post returement you can retain the account for life. I also have gmail and yahoo accounts. I have not used the latter for ages since if your yahoo account gets hacked then there is very little you can do to get it back. I use gmail also esp. since some vendors are unhappy with two letter ids, as is mine.
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Exclamation Sify mail closure

The Indian Website Sify.com's e-mail service will be closed on 1st July 2014. This thread can help people with e-mail id on sify.com to transfer their contents as well as contacts to a new mail id.
At least I for one am having difficulty in doing so.

Here are some links
Sify HelpHELP

Transferring Sify mail to Gmail accountHELP

And now back to my question:
What will happen to the mails which people send me on sify mail? Is there any way I can receive them on the new e-mail address. Something like re-directing the mails.
Help will be appreciated.
Thanks
P.S. Mods could'nt find any related topics hence made a new thread.
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Old 23rd June 2014, 07:30   #29
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Since they are closing the service, I dont think the forward facility would be available. Normally this is a service extended by the mail service. Though tedious task, its advisable to replace your latest id instead of sify mail id on all sites/contacts.

I'll wait to hear from the experts as well..
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Slightly OT:

Proactively, does anybody know the state of rediffmail? All my bank, demat accounts and what not are linked to rediffmail. I'm following this thread.
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