Am Montag, 5. April 2021, 09:58:43 CEST schrieb pj.world(a)gmx.com:
I did provide one for the email and double checked
multiple times. Then I
noticed the following email message from my provider in inbox shortly after
my initial email. ->
The protocols will also be deactivated if you have set
up your GMX mailbox
for use in an email programme before, but you have not used it for a long
period of time.
To use this function, you must set up the protocols or reactivate them in
your mailbox settings. You will find step-by-step instructions in the GMX
-> This needs to be done first to get your regular email access back
Otherwise, we recommend using the GMX App for iOS or
This application also offers direct access to your mailbox.
(Which is IMHO a bad idea....)
I am much more concerned with using Thunderbird for
since I have never done that before.
I don't want to be off topic here if I am. Is it more secure to just
continue to login to my email provider through my webbrowser?
If you prefer UI overloaded with advertising and tons of external scripts
running, go ahead.
I doubt that GMX provides access to Newsgroups - at least I could not spot it
on the web frontend.
I used to have a separate News provider - party the network provider has a
news server running
Or do you talk about Mailing lists as 'Newsgroups'? They come as normal mails
into your mailbox.....so just use SMTP and IMAP to fetch mails with