Posts tagged 'email'

Can’t change Apple ID email address? Try waiting 30 days

Like it or not, Apple plays a critical part in the app-based economy these days. Part of this is having an Apple Developer account in order to release apps to the App Store™️, and in order to get an Apple Developer account you need an Apple ID. In order for the Apple ID to be able to become an Apple Developer account, it needs to be considered to be “over 18”, even if it’s a company account and a Date of Birth makes no sense whatsoever. This is where I got stuck.

Let’s say you don’t realise …

Bailing on Outlook Web App (Windows Live) and using Gmail with POP/SMTP instead

I’m not a fan of Microsoft’s solutions for mail (Exchange, Outlook, Outlook Web Access, etc) because they simply aren’t as smooth as other alternatives. In my case, my weapon of choice is Gmail for all my mail. Unless you really like the old-school style popup windows and Web 1.0 feel of Microsoft’s options, you’re probably opting for something else, too. Now, there’s no helping my institutional mail account as they’ve disabled all standards-compliant forms of access (POP, IMAP, SMTP; short of going down the route of DavMail). But, that said, there is …