Friday, February 26, 2010

Globe Unlimail - Unlimited Mobile Email

Need to check your e-mail but internet charges are killing you? Worry no more!

Globe is introducing their newest UNLIMITED service -- The Globe Unlimail!

Globe Unlimail Unlimited email
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With Globe Unlimail, you can now receive and send emails wherever you are, without worrying about the costs! Need to attach something or download the attachment? You can do that too!

how to use globe unlimail
So, what are the accounts supported by Globe Unlimail?
- Gmail [Inbox, Contacts and Calendar]
- Yahoo Mail
- Windows Live Mail
- Microsoft Outlook Email [Inbox, Contacts and Calendar]
- Outlook Web Access [Inbox, Contacts and Calendar]
- AOL [Inbox]
- ISP based POP3 or IMAP accounts [Inbox only]

You think this is convenient? There's more!

Until March 31, 2010, Globe Unlimail service is FOR FREE!!! Yes, FREE!

globe unlimail faqs
So, how do you sign-up and use the Globe Unlimail service?
1. Text unlimail to 8888
2. You will get a SMS message (Txt message) containing a wap link
3. Download the Unlimail application for free by clicking on the wap link
4. When asked for connection settings, choose MyGlobe Connect APN
5. The application will now be downloaded to your phone
6. You can now use the application!* :)

*after March 31, 2010, you will have to send a SMS to activate your Globe Unlimail subscription.

To know if your phone is compatible with this service, do check out

unlimail globe service 8888
To use the said service, you have to get the latest settings. To do so, key in
go (space) nokia (space) 6300
^ My phone is a Nokia 6300. Change this to your phone model.
if problems persist, call 211 using your Globe Mobile Phone

unlimail settings problem
Some FAQs
1. Is my e-mail safe using Globe Unlimail?
> Yes! Unlimail encrypts traffic using the AES128 bit encryption method. in no case is any data sent unencrypted over the UNLIMAIL infrastructure. The incoming mail is encrypted on the gateway, or on the PC Connector side and can only be decrypted by the device it is meant for. Similarly, outgoing email is encrypted on the device and can only be decrypted by the gateway

2. Does UNLIMAIL keep any of my data on its servers?
> No, UNLIMAIL dos store any data on its servers, UNLIMAIL does NOT use the store-and- forward method, so data is pushed to the device ONLY when the device is connected

3. How do I check my registration status?
> Just text UNLIMAIL STATUS to 8888.

4. If I open a HTML link on my UnliMAIL device, will browsing be free also?
> No. By clicking on the HTML link, you are directed to your phone’s web browser. Once this happens, you are charged the standard Globe Mobile Internet rate of Php 5 for 15 minutes.

5. Why can’t I view, download, send attachments?
> The attachment functionality will be part of the UnliMAIL upgrade on February 26, 2009.Do note that JAVA clients can only receive and forward attachments. Also allows users to open 100kb max attachments.

6. Where can I get help with my UNLIMAIL?
> For help in configuring and using Globe Tattoo UNLIMAIL, you may call Globe’s 24 hr customer service hotline at 730-1000 or toll-free at 222. You can also visit the website for the UNLIMAIL user guide at

Read more about Globe Unlimail!
* Globe Unlimail Press Release
* Globe Unlimail Frequently Asked Questions

unlimail solution


fjordz said...

Cool! It seems that our telcos are now venturing into a wider range of mobile services. I guess, Smart has offered this earlier but is currently open to postpaid subscribers (Smart Gold users who have Blackberry and other email-capable phones).