Frequently Asked Questions
It's PersonalA MailPlanet.com email address isn't just about having a sexy email, it's about owning your identy. Let's say your name is Jose Garcia, would you rather tell your friends, family, and co-workers that your email address is email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org? Your MailPlanet.com email is your identity, plain and simple.
But there are other real-world benefits to MailPlanet.com other than being awesome:
It's PortableLet's say you sign up for dozens of websites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, various forums, etc. using your email@example.com account. Then you decide Hotmail is lame and you want to switch to Gmail. You have to log in to each and every one of those websites and update your new email address. But with MailPlanet.com you don't have to, because your identity follows you everywhere. When you switch to Gmail, you just change firstname.lastname@example.org to forward to Gmail instead of Hotmail and you're done. It's that easy!
It Works AnywhereYour MailPlanet.com email works seamlessly with your existing email account, whether it is at Google, Yahoo, Microsoft Live Mail / Hotmail, Outlook and many more. Anywhere you can view your existing email, such as your phone or tablet, you can send and receive as your MailPlanet.com identity.
It's AffordableYou determine your pricing based on how cool you want your identity to be. It could be inexpensive if you choose one such as email@example.com, or it could be more expensive if you want the premium, sought-after firstname.lastname@example.org. You decide.
First, sign in to your Gmail account. Then click the gear icon in the upper-right-hand corner of the screen and select Settings. Then select the Accounts tab, and under the "Send mail as" heading click "Add another email address you own." In the "Email address" field, enter your MailPlanet.com email address and click "Next Step." On the next screen, leave the "Send through Gmail" option selected, and click "Next Step" again. Finally, click "Send Verification" which will have Gmail send a verification email to your MailPlanet.com email account to prove that you own it.
Now, log in to the email address you set up your MailPlanet.com account to forward to, this is most likely your Gmail account. You should have an email from Google with a link in it to click. Once you click the verification link, you should be able to select your MailPlanet.com email address in the "From" field when sending an email from Gmail.
First, sign in to your Yahoo account. In the upper-right-hand corner of the screen click the "Options" link, then select "Mail Options." On the left side, click the "Accounts" link, and then click the "Add Account" button. In the "Email address" field, enter your MailPlanet.com email address and click the "Save Changes" button. A "Verify Email Address" window will pop up, and you should click the "Send Code" link.
Now, in a new tab log in to the email address you set up your MailPlanet.com account to forward to, this is most likely your Yahoo account. You should have an email from Yahoo with a verification code in it. Copy that code, and go back to the tab with the "Verify Email Address" window, paste the code into the box, and click "Done." You should now be able to select your MailPlanet.com email address in the "From" field when sending an email from Yahoo.
First, log in to your Windows Live Hotmail account. In the upper-right-hand corner of the screen click on the gear icon, then select "More mail settings." Under the "Managing your account" heading, click the "Sending/receiving email from other accounts" link, and then click the "Add another account to send mail from" link. In the box to "Add an email address," enter your MailPlanet.com email address and click "Send verification email."
Now, log in to the email address you set up your MailPlanet.com account to forward to, this is most likely your Hotmail account. You should have an email from Hotmail with a link in it to click. Once you click that link, you may need to sign in to Hotmail again. Once you've done that, you should be able to select your MailPlanet.com email address in the "From" field when sending an email from Hotmail.
First, open up Outlook and create a new email message. In the top menu click the "Options" tab, and below that click the "From" button. This will enable the "From" field, click on that and select "Other E-Mail Address." Type your MailPlanet.com email address in the box and click "OK". You are now ready to send as your new MailPlanet.com email address from Outlook.
These instructions are for Outlook 2010 and may not apply to all versions of Outlook.