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Mail.com and GMX Mail - Free Email Services


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User Rating 2 Star Rating (112 Reviews)


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GMX / Global Mail eXchange

The Bottom Line

Mail.com and GMX Mail are reliable email services filtered well of spam and viruses whose unlimited online storage you can use with a rich web interface and mobile apps. POP and iMAP access are available as a paid add-on.
More and smarter ways to organize mail could be nice.


  • GMX Mail offers a rich web interface and apps for mobile access
  • Unlimited online storage and messages up to 50 MB allow for lots of mail and large attachments
  • GMX Mail can retrieve mail from your other accounts (including Yahoo! Mail, Gmail and Outlook.com)


  • GMX Mail does not support encrypted mail and cannot display remote images per sender
  • You cannot label mail, find related messages fast or set up smart folders in GMX Mail
  • GMX Mail cannot sort mail based on past actions


  • GMX Mail (also available as Mail.com) offers email accounts including unlimited online storage for email.
  • POP and IMAP access in desktop email programs is available as a paid premium service.
  • You can read mail from other email accounts (including Gmail, Yahoo! Mail and Outlook.com) in GMX Mail.
  • All mail is scanned for viruses, and a learning spam filter keeps GMX Mail Inboxes clean.
  • Flexible filters can sort incoming mail into custom folders or forward it, for example.
  • GMX Mail's rich web interface includes drag and drop ease as well as rich-text email formatting.
  • While you're away from computers, GMX Mail can send a vacation auto-reply.
  • You can have GMX Mail delete mail from any folder (not just "Spam" and "Trash") after a certain number of days.
  • Apps for Android and iOS offer GMX Mail and Mail.com on the go.
  • In addition to an address book, GMX Mail also includes a calendar and online storage (to which you can save attached files).
  • Attachments can be up to 50 MB in size with GMX Mail and Mail.com.

User Reviews

 1 out of 5
I Do Not Trust This Site, Member Riddled with Viruses, SPAM, Malware

As soon I signed up and tried to log back in for the first time I received approximately 5 pop-ups, then malware ads, and the email I sent a test message too received 3 spam letters within 15 minutes…More

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