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WebMail Notifier for Firefox

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WebMail Notifier for Firefox is a basic add-on that checks e-mail for a variety of different types of e-mail accounts. There's nothing particularly exciting about it, but it works just fine if you need a simple e-mail alert that's well integrated with Firefox.

The program appears as a small envelope icon within Firefox's status bar. It's quite inconspicuous, which is nice. When there are unread messages the envelope turns from gray to yellow, and the number of messages appears to the right. An optional pop-up window shows a brief preview of newly received messages. We liked that the add-on has some options for customization; users can select their own alert sounds and can also choose how frequently they want the notifier to check for new messages. WebMail Notifier also supports a variety of different e-mail providers, including Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo, and users can configure the application to check multiple e-mail accounts. Users can also create scripts to check for e-mail in accounts that aren't supported, although if you don't already know how to do this, don't expect any guidance. The add-on doesn't do any fancy tricks, but it's an excellent choice if you're looking for a basic, easy-to-use utility that will let you know when you have new mail.

WebMail Notifier for Firefox is free. Like most browser add-ons it doesn't come with a Help file, but it's pretty easy to figure out. It installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users.

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5 stars

"Email checker, as browser add-on... works"

September 16, 2011  |  By rdunn

 |  Version: WebMail Notifier for Firefox 2.7.10


It's relatively simple to set up for accounts with various email providers.
It's constantly updated to keep up with changing webmail provider logins... which does take some effort.


My major fault of it, is that there is no 'stand-alone' version... or for Internet Explorer. (There are versions for Firefox, Thunderbird, Chrome and Opera.)


Works well to both check for emails (displaying number), and to pop open a tab (or email client program) into your account.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.7.10
Version 2.7.10 has added locale gl-ES.
Publisher Byungwook Kang
Publisher web site http://tobwithu.tistory.com/
Release Date August 24, 2011
Date Added August 24, 2011
Version 2.7.10
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/2000/XP/2003/Vista
Additional Requirements Firefox 1.5 - 4.0
Download Information
File Size 211.72KB
File Name x_notifier_for_gmailhotmailyahooaol-3.3.3-sm+fx+tb.xpi
Total Downloads 7,982
Downloads Last Week 13
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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