Who do you think has the BEST free e-mail accounts on the web?

I have started having trouble sending email from my primary account and the provider can't provide me with an explanation as to why this is happening. All suggestions are welcome. Thanks!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    It depends on how you like your conversations organized and what you use to get your e-mails.

    If you use Outlook / Thunderbird, there's really only one option unless you want to pay - Gmail.

    If you use the web:

    If you organize your stuff into folders, Yahoo works well, but I prefer my conversations to be linked together like they would in chat. Gmail does this beautifully.

    Yahoo has a lot of ads... an average of 5 ads (text, banner, flash, etc) per page. If you have ad-blocking stuff for your browser (Adblock Plus + Adblock Filterset.G Updater is AWESOME and you need Firefox for it... which is also AWESOME)

    Gmail has one area of ads and an RSS reader that sometimes has ads - these are occationally actually useful.

    Overall?

    I like gmail much, much better than Yahoo. But when Gmail loads - it takes a while because it's loading a lot behind the scenes. Once you're into gmail it's super fast.

    If you want a gmail invite (the only way to get in) e-mail me at amandakerik @ gmail . com - minus the spaces.

  • 1 decade ago

    Yahoo has always been good to me, good spam filter, lots of storage, and it's just familiar. It's the account I've had the longest, and I'd probably pay a nominal fee to keep it if it came to that, before I was forced to go with Hotmail or something. Good luck in your search for the perfect e-mail provider!

  • 1 decade ago

    I like gmail a lot... but yahoo is more practical: everybody has a yahoo account and I must have one just to get access to all the features in the groups I'm in (photos, files, etc). Gmail gives a lot of free space and I need that because I store a lot on my e-mail adress. Some friends use aol, but I guess one has to get used to it. I had accounts on hotmail (gave up) and excite (also gave it up). You can check all these and choose! Have fun!

  • MM
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Definately Yahoo by a long shot. CNET.com has Yahoo! Email as one of the top free web services of all time.

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    i might propose gmail. have been making use of it for a pair of years, and in no way had a undertaking with it. the hunt effective factors are spectacular, and you hardly see unsolicited mail. i've got in no way had any deliverablility themes the two. I acquire each thing that I examine in for. (And that is notably perplexing to fill up too!) Regards, Eric G.

  • 1 decade ago

    I have been a yahoo mail user since 1999, without incident. It's free, and there's a gig storage space. I'm a huge fan of their service.

  • 1 decade ago

    Yahoo!

    It is not a comercial, but it is the best! Lot of storage room, very good design, and now there is the Yahoo! BETA Mail! Try it, you will be very happy with it...

    Source(s): www.yahoo.com
  • 1 decade ago

    I've used Yahoo for years...find it great...sends spam to bulk folder and very reliable. Also used Hotmail, don't like it nearly as much.

  • 1 decade ago

    I loved Yahoo until it didn't do free POP anymore. I kept it but now I'm very happy with Gmail: http://www.gmail.com/

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I use yahoo as my secondary account, it has good spam protection and virus protection and its free!

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