Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I get email with Web Hosting package?

Yes, all our Web Hosting packages allow you to get the most out of your website, while also allowing you to manage your email accounts.

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Do I need to buy an SMTP Outbound account with an Advanced Email account?

No. When you sign up for an Advanced Email package you will also receive outbound email access.

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Is there a limit on the amount of emails I can send from my SMTP account?

Yes. Your limit will be either 100 or 500 a day, depending on the SMTP package you sign up for.

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How many different logins am I allowed on my SMTP account?

This will vary depending on your package. Users with an SMTP Email Outbound 100 package can have 1 login, whereas those with an SMTP Email Outbound 500 account can have up to 50 different logins.

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What is the difference between Email Forwarding and an Email Hosting account?

The primary difference between this account and a full email account is mail storage.

With Email Forwarding we forward your mail to an existing email account at your place of work or Internet provider, whereas Email Hosting accounts have up to 5Gb of mail storage.

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Is there a limit on the amount of mail that I can forward?

No, there is no limit.

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Can I upgrade from Email Forwarding to an Email Hosting package?

Yes. The process will vary slightly depending on where your domain is registered, but an upgrade is possible in all cases.

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What email address can I forward email to?

You can forward your email to any address, at any domain, anywhere in the world.

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What is standard spam filtering?

Gradwell's standard spam filtering performs a check against a global list of known email spammers, and blocks flagged emails from reaching your inbox.

This service is included in Email Hosting packages. If you wish to have custom spam rules and virus scanning, you will need our "Advanced Spam and Virus Filtering" addon.

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Can I host a website on an Email Hosting package?

No. For combined email and website hosting, you will need one of our Website Hosting with Email.

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Can I connect my email account via POP and IMAP?

Yes, our email services allow both POP and IMAP access.

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What Usenet newsgroups to you carry?

We carry a wide variety of text-only newsgroups. Most of alt.*, the big-8 (comp.*, rec.*, sci.*, news.*, humanities.*, talk.*, soc.*, misc.*), uk.*, in fact, just about everything you could want.

We also carry our own hierarchy, gradwell.*.

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What do I do if you dont carry the Usenet newsgroup I want?

If we don't carry the newsgroup you want, you can request it by contacting us.

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What is an SMTP account used for?

An SMTP account is used to process your outgoing emails, that you send to other people.

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