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
Challenges are not being sent out

First, make sure that challenges are enabled.

Click on Options | Preferences to open the preferences dialog.

Click the first tab, called Settings. You will see two sub-pages, called General and Advanced, respectively. Click Advanced. At the bottom is a checkbox called \"Do not send challenge messages\"

Make sure it is UNCHECKED if you want challenges to be sent out.

Second, check the icon associated with senders in your unknown senders list. If the icon displays BCC, then ChoiceMail will not send a challenge to that sender. It is normal for there to be a few entries that display BCC. Mail from list servers, newsletters from vendors, and so on, will often legtimately NOT include your email address in the TO field.

However, if ALL of the senders display BCC, then the most likely possibility is that ChoiceMail does not recognize the address in the TO field as belonging to you. This typically happens if mail is being sent to an ALIAS that you have configured to forward to your real POP3 account. If ChoiceMail does not know that the alias actually belongs to you, it will mark the message as BCC and not send out a challenge.

The solution is to make sure that you have in fact told ChoiceMail about your aliases. Click on "Options | Preferences" and then select "Aliases and Mailing Lists" from the dialog. Add your alias email addresses and click OK.

Warning: NEVER NEVER NEVER enter an alias that does not actually belong to you. For example, if you are receiving email from a newsgroup, it may be addressed to a special email address (not yours). If you were to add that special email address to your alias list, you would end up sending challenges back to the newsgroup, and really annoy a lot of people.

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