Why Use Choicemail?


Because it works.

Spam now accounts for about two-thirds of all email. It costs most email users at least 15 minutes a day. Research shows that spam costs companies $400-800 per mailbox every year. And these costs are growing.

Permission-based email management is the only thing that actually solves, or ever will solve, the spam problem. (To learn more, read our whitepaper.) It is 100% effective, and ChoiceMail makes it available to you now.

With ChoiceMail, you will never get another piece of unwanted email because a message can reach your inbox in one of only four ways:

  • It is from someone on your whitelist
  • It is from a new sender whose registration request you accepted
  • It matches a permission rule you created
  • It is from a domain that is on your accepted domain list.
  • You approved it manually

In short, if an email is in your box, it’s because you want it there. ChoiceMail transfers the burden of dealing with email messages from people you don't know back to where they belong– the senders. Learn more and get your FREE trial for home or business!

Why ChoiceMail
ChoiceMail deletes messages that I sent to myself

Symptom: I sent a message to myself but ChoiceMail deleted it, and the reason it gives is

Forged self message

If you try to send a message from your own email address but by using some other email connection that is not being monitored through ChoiceMail, ChoiceMail will assume that someone is trying to spoof your own address and will quietly block the message.

Make sure that the SMTP server settings for your email client are configured to localhost or so that ChoiceMail can monitor the outgoing message. If ChoiceMail notices that you are sending a message to yourself, it will add an extra coded header to the message so that when it is received, ChoiceMail can tell that it really was YOU who sent it out.

This mechanism is intended to protect you from attempts by spammers to break through by forging your own email address as the FROM address, a very common spammer trick.

You can disable this check from the preferences menu in ChoiceMail but we don't recommend it.

If you need to send email from another location that uses your FROM address, then you could create a permission rule that looks for a special code that you embed in the message you're sending so that ChoiceMail will let it through automatically.

What our users say:

Not one piece of junk mail since I purchased and set up ChoiceMail ! Fantastic !

Neil S.


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