has been successfully deployed on
Palm OS devices (VIIs, 705, Palm V/Omnisky, Visorphones and
Treo), all BlackBerry Wireless Handhelds (with both BlackBerry
Enterprise Edition and BlackBerry Internet Edition),
all Motorola Pagers (Pagewriters, Timeports, Talkabouts) from
Arch, Skytel, Weblinkwireless and others, and cellphones equipped
email messaging, like the Nokia communicator and Hiphop, where
you can receive an MP3 file in email, and forward it to your
own phone. We love to hear stories about other devices. These
are practical tips for different devices used with Thinmail.
works perfectly from IMESSENGER. You can forward all your mail
to Imessenger (palm.net) via thinmail, and be able to selectively
block senders (e.g. of newsletters and spam).
"reply-to" preference to your desktop address, and
Thinmail will automatically make messages appear to come from
that address. You can change the masquerade dynamically in a
message by changing the reply-to address.
"shortcuts" (under system, preferences) to your common
thinmail commands like "ml" for ".ml.to",
"F" for "Fax@thinmail.net", and "Tx"
as Txt@thinmail.net. If enough users ask, we will deliver a PRC
which toggles the adding of "ml.to" to all the addresses
in the phonebook.
the Palm has a "cut and paste" feature, it is easy
to use the "firstname.lastname@example.org" to get lists of files,
and save them as "memos" for future beaming.
Thinmail's features also work within POP polling applications
which forward attachments like THINAIR and webmail PQA's like
yahoo and aol anywhere. TOP
are using the BlackBerry wireless email solution with desktop
or enterprise server software, you can forward mail with attachments
to our robotic services like email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org,
because BlackBerry uses "hidden" attachments.
upload files by mailing them to your thinmail account, and then
use the email@example.com and the firstname.lastname@example.org commands to
retrieve files for forwarding.
have a BlackBerry handheld with an address from Gomail, Skytel,
Bellsouthips, RCN, Aether, Earthlink, or another provider, i.e.
one which isn't integrated into your desktop or exchange server,
simply forward to the handheld address through Thinmail.
your system administrator if you are using Lotus Notes® or
Microsoft® Exchange for server level, rather than desktop
level forwarding. See our Advanced help for more information
on forwarding from unix and webmail accounts.
a complicated process to integrate Thinmail "under"
the BlackBerry enterprise solution. There are two ways (for advanced
Techies only). The first is to set up a conditional forward of
all mail, which does not have a "X-Thinmail" header,
through Thinmail back into the account. A second method is to
set up two email accounts, such that one forwards via Thinmail
to a second, which is then "synchronized" with the
is a complete wireless email solution. For users with BlackBerry
software prior to version 2.1, cut and paste is not an available
function, and messages cannot be edited when forwarded. We implemented
the "email@example.com" command specifically for BlackBerry.
It takes a list of attachments, and returns individual messages
with one attachment each. TOP
2000, the Timeport 935 and the Talkabout 900 are very popular
devices for text messaging. Thinmail enables your real email
address, real subjects, and virtual email attachments, so no
one will know you are not at the office!
force you to use a new address which reveals your paging number.
We recommend using a Thinmail.net address to forward some or
all of your mail to the device. The sender will show up with
".ml.to" at the end of their address, and when you
reply, the message travels through Thinmail, which will replace
the device address with either your thinmail.net address or another
of your valid email addresses.
if the subject on all your pager email is "message from
a two-way pager", you can include "!!s subject"
in the body of the message to add a real subject.
it is hard to type certain symbols with these devices. You must
"shift", "space," then use the cursor to
get the desired character, then hit "enter" again!
We have added a feature which converts two commas into carriage
returns, to improve the email from this device. You need to turn
on this feature under "sending preferences" in the
"manage identities" area of your profile. TOP
and other SMS and Smart Phones
these devices are so very limited, if they can send and receive
text email, thinmail can improve them with: Real email address,
Subjects, Carriage Returns, and Virtual Attachments! Beaming
a document from your phone to a fax machine is an impressive
feat of magic.
from your phone can arrive with a weird email address like "firstname.lastname@example.org"!
A thinmail.net account is better than giving out your phone number
with every email you send!
give out a thinmail.net address to forward to your phone, the
sender's address will show up with ".ml.to" on the
end, so your replies will go through thinmail, and we can cover
up the phone's email address with another email of your choice.
Please make sure you know the exact address the phone sends and
receives email as before signing up. (And make sure to put ".ml.to"
on all the addresses you originate, or the masquerading feature
will not be accessed.)
Some phone's send a default subject
with email and don't allow you to enter a subject. You can use !!s
to establish a subject in the body of the message. Because there is no carriage return on the
T9 Keyboard, you can enable ",," to behave as a carriage
return on mail sent via Thinmail (under "manage Identities/sending
you can send "!!s *.doc" to email@example.com, you
can get some URL's which you can forward or fax to others.
cannot edit or add subjects to forwarded messages, you can fax
virtual attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
or POP email solution in a smartphone which forwards attachments
can also take advantage of Thinmail's fax and text solutions.
And It is easy to take one of your email addresses, and forward
through thinmail to another of your email addresses so when you
use your smartphone you have access to your documents. TOP