Now I have a Gmail account

29 June 2004   188 comments   Misc. links

Mind That Age!

This blog post is 14 years old! Most likely, its content is outdated. Especially if it's technical.

Gmail I was invited by my friend David Otton and I've just had a quick look at it and the little I've seen looks very promising. The big question mark for me is: POP! I've already got a POP account that I use for all my other email and I want to keep using it. How do I read my POP3 email in Gmail? Would be great if I can set it up to have one copy of an unread email in Gmail and one in my POP3 account.

Before I've been using @pen Webmail which was pretty good because when I went to it it fetch my unread mail (once) and left them on the server. Then when I come home to my home PC I get the those emails again but this time they're deleted from the POP3 server. So the webmail becomes an extra copy.

I know there are solutions (read hacks) to make your Gmail look like a POP3 account but that's not what I want. When will they support reading from POP3 accounts (and IMAP too maybe) but only when I tell it to and without deleting them from the server. If there is no such tool, I can write my own little thing that downloads my POP3 email on demand and forwards it to my Gmail account by somehow changing the Reply-To header. This shouldn't be too hard but I'm hoping Google will that for me.

UPDATE

I don't send invites anymore. Check with this site instead or this one maybe

Comments

Peter
Please don't send any more "please invite me". When I get an invitation link to send out it will go to close friends.
Sumit Tuladhar
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE
PROVIDE ME A G-MAIL ACCOUNT
samit_tuladhar@yahoo.com
m. roy
Please send me a Gmail invitation for free.
Thanks a lot in advance.
PRATHMESH
PLEASE SEND ME A GMAIL ACCOUNT FOR FREE.
THANKS A LOT IN ADVANCE.
Peter
Here's an IQ test question, What is meant by this statement that I wrote on the 5th of July:

Please don't send any more "please invite me". When I get an invitation link to send out it will go to close friends.
Michael
For those who don't have an account yet: I got my gmail invitation here: http://gmail-smtp-pop3.uni-honk.de/english/
Maybe you get one there. Good luck!

Michael
sieuquay
plese invite me gmail,thank alot.i am waiting u
Peter
Say thank you.
suvro
i want a gmail
Peter
Say thank you.
Dung
pls, i want a gmail
Usman
hi i Want a Gmail Account!
Anonymous
hi i want account
ashraf
I WANT GMAIL PLEASE
tanya
please send me a gmail invite coz i dunno how to make an account uthawise,- n iv already tryed google search, and newayz, its not lyk its costin u anythin!!!
Anonymous
sorry no free account to give to you
ALi
Hi Mr. peter

Please send me an invitation to make a Gmail account and many thaks

Ali
George
Hello Peter

Please please send me an invitation to have a Gmail account

Thank you very much.

George
Anonymous
hi i want a g mail account
mhmd_zbr007@yahoo.com
vishwanath
give me a gmail account pllllllssssse
Pranav
i love google
johan
Please give me a free gmail account
Ina
Please can you give me an free gmail account
joeri
Please give me a free gmail account
pcnet
Do you have a free account for me?
tonis
please give me a free gmail accaunt, if it's possible. Thanks!
ndn
Wanna trade friendship for a gmail invite. Then mail me : mailndn@gmail.com to get an invitation.

Also plz visit: www.consumersofindia.com/signup.php?r=103164
Sajid Qureshi
Please tell me How can I get a Gmail account.
marek
please can you give a free gmail account? Thanks!
leili
Please please !! send me a Gmail invite ? Ta! XX
Nansy
please sent me a gmail invitation please please!!!!!
Saxam Ghimirey
hi nansy,
i have 3 gmail accounts with 12 invitations left.
i only send invites to my frens . if any one needs it he/she should send me his details with a photo ( beware of nudical site) and send it to friendsaxam@hotmail.com
As a result you will get an invitation.
dhiraj Aryal
great !!!!!!!!!!!!

Yeah mr.saxam ghimrey you have done it
i sent you my bio data and as a result i got an invitation the next day.

your site www.saxam.tk is superb . everyone should see it.
Saxam Ghimirey
for the invitation to gmail log on to www.saxam.tk and type your email address there and you will get an invitation in less than 3 minutes.
Saxam Ghimirey
mail me @ gsaxam@gmail.com to get invitations
umerfarooq
iwant new gmail account
zoob
i want a free gmail account how?
naveed malik
its realy nice site thnx god i found it it will be in my mind thnx n send me a link i want an account bubey
Kathryn
Please give me a free Gmail account. Thanks
robbie
i need one. thank you
naveen
can u introduce me as ur friend in gmail
thanx
starick
can u plz send me free gmail account invite plz thnk you
bruce
i would like a gmail account if one becomes available thank you
Adem
i want to send me a free mail account if you can?
John Marshal
Kindly send me a invitation of gmail please i need it very badly i will be very pleased if you can send one thank you.
Anonymous
Yes Peter,
Send me a GMail invitation too.
Send it to statone1@thearchway.com
Thank you truly,
Stacey Blankenship
hadi
please invite me to Gmail, thanks
Anonymous
hihi i really want some invitation of gmail from u i really thank to u:)
my mail at: tonciang@yahoo.com
Anonymous
som3a20032002@yahoo.com

Your email will never ever be published


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