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2 Factor Authentication

We have just enabled 2 Factor Authentication for all users. You can access it on the 33mail dashboard settings page.

To activate it on your account you will need a Google Authenticator compatible app such as Authy.

Simply scan the QR code with your app, enter the token and click the ‘Verify & Activate’ button.

If you then log out and log back in again you will be required to input your auth token after your password entry.

 

A new Email Forwarding Service for your domain by 33mails creator

I have been working for the last few months on a new service to address the need for a simple email forwarding service for your domain which allows users to be onboarded in as simple a way as possible. This stems from a few requests we have had from 33mail users for a similar service.

So picture this :

You are a business owner, Max, who has a number of employees who already have an email account but don’t have an email address at your business domain, say maxsbusiness.com.

Joan is one such employee and she already has a personal gmail account but has no idea how to set up a new email account for ‘sending mail as’ in gmail, along with Max not having the time or skillset to set it up for her.

Enter EmailEngine.io

Max sets up his domain on EmailEngine and adds the relevant DNS records, he then just creates a new email address for Joan forwarding to her gmail account and that’s it.

Joan will receive any emails sent to joan@maxsbusiness.com in her Gmail account as they are simply forwarded by EmailEngine, and she can just reply to them as she normally would, but any replies are routed through EmailEngine and the headers modified so that the reply will appear to come from joan@maxsbusiness.com rather than her gmail account.

EmailEngine also supports outgoing smtp if that needs to be set up but at its very simplest it provides a way to let people use business email addresses with zero setup on their side.

I have plans for further enhancements to the service in future but the basic service is now live.

You can check it out here and I would appreciate any feedback.

Pay with your favorite cryptocurrency

We have just enabled payments using cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin via coinpayments.net. Just click the button on the invoice page and you will be brought to coinpayments.net to complete your premium or pro purchase using cryptocurrencies such as Ether, Dash, Monero and more.

If there is another crypto that you would like to pay with then let us know and we will do our best to enable it.

Introducing the 33mail Chrome Extension

We have just released the initial version of the 33Mail Chrome extension here.

The main purpose of this extension is to make creating a 33mail alias as simple as possible. Whenever you visit a site and the extension detects an email address signup field it will automatically fill in an appropriate 33mail alias saving you the trouble of doing all that typing. You can also choose to have it not auto-fill the email address fields and rather only fill it when you click on the handy button in your browser bar.

We already find the extension very useful and hope that our users do too. We would love to hear your feedback and feature requests for the extension so leave a comment here or on the extension page here.