Email and Webmail Basics

This section covers the basics: it explains the different kinds of email addresses you can create and gives other background information.

Our Web hosting service allows you to receive email messages sent to custom email addresses you create.

You can use our Webmail system to read and send email using a normal Web browser.

Explains exactly how to set up many common email programs, with "screen shot" pictures showing what setting goes where.

You can reset an email mailbox password using the account management control panel.

You can change your POP/IMAP mailbox email password using either the Webmail screens or the account management control panel.

Explains how to verify that the settings are correct for many common email programs.

A mailbox is an email address that receives email messages and stores them on our servers.

An email forwarding address simply sends mail to another address. The other address can be a mailbox on our servers or a mailbox on another server.

Explains how to choose between an email mailbox or a forwarding address.

You can create an email mailbox using the "My Account" control panel.

The catch-all address is a special kind of forwarding address. It accepts mail sent to any unknown address.

If your email has stopped working even though you didn't change anything, this page explains the three most common causes.

This topic explains how to change an email address.

Changing your ISP usually won't affect your Tiger Technologies email accounts. However, there are a few things it's wise to check.

Explains how to make sure you don't miss any email when you transfer a domain name.

Gmail will discard any message from and to the same address if it goes through another network (including ours).