Gmail is a free email service provided by Google. Users can access the Gmail account using any web browser and internet connection. Gmail’s Html version support all the web browsers while Ajax version support Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Safari etc..In addiction iOS and Android users can access Gmail account with help of mobile apps or web browser on mobile.
Gmail is the biggest free email service provided by Google which has more than 1.5 billion active users worldwide in 2018. Free Gmail storage capacity is 15 GB which can be upgraded on a paid subscription.
Gmail scan emails for multipurpose including filter from spam and malware. The sender’s emails automatically get stored on Inbox, promotion, social and spam boxes with a search option. Which makes the interface of Gmail is user-friendly and fast in accessing. Gmail interface also supports more than 72 languages.
As of now, you know that www.Gmail.com has thrown all the mailing services like Yahoo Mail, Hotmail, Rocketmail, Hotmail at its back and stood in the place of the king from the last few decades. Though Hotmail and Yahoo mail is still doing good business they are not so enormously growing out there like Gmail. As Gmail is giving its best by the regular update to the world it is ranking top in the mailing services all over the world.
Gmail.com Features includes
- 15 GB Free Storage space where you can store images, Documents, Videos, etc..
- Google also allows customizable HD, Custom, or Classic themes for Gmail account.
- Group Hangouts/Google Hangouts Group
However, we can rely on Gmail for our email-related needs but still, there are good Gmail alternatives free email services that can be tested for different experiences. Let us find out good Gmail alternatives below:
Microsoft Outlook is primarily an email application of Microsoft office. Outlook also includes contact manager, task manager, calendar, journal, note-taking, and web browsing. It has more than 400 million users worldwide till 2018. Mobile users can access the outlook on the Android and iOS devices with the help of Microsoft mobile application.
Microsoft Outlook features include
- 15 GB of free storage space, Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal subscribers get 50 GB of space.
- Custom themes, meeting management, bcc management
Mail.com is another free webmail service provided by United Internet a German Internet Company. It is another webmail service and can be a good alternative of Gmail. Web users can easily browse mail.com account on any browser. It is also available through mobile applications on Android and iOS devices.
- 2 GB of online file storage
- No need of mobile phone number for creating account
- User can schedule tasks and events
- Import and export data in .ics and .csv forms
- Access to mail.com other apps
- Set reminders & invite guests
Yahoo Mail https://mail.yahoo.com/
Yahoo mail is one of the oldest free email services of Yahoo!. It is the third-largest web-based email service used on the internet after Microsoft outlook and Gmail. Yahoo mail has more than 200 million active users until 2019. Yahoo mail also uses advance filters for spam protection which has also banned many users. Mobile users can download the Yahoo mail app for Android and iOS devices from the Google play store and Apple store.
Yahoo Mail Features
- Yahoo Mail offers 1TB free storage space which is highest among the other free email services
- Custom email templates
- Inbox spacing
- Access to Yahoo Apps
GMX is a free email service provided by Global Mail eXchange a German Internet Company. GMX offers free email service on account of the advertising. Web users can use GMX mail with POP3 and IMAP4 protocols. GMX mail account has Address Book, Mail Collector, Organizer, and File Storage. GMX supports popup adds and welcome its user with the ads. GMX has more than 11 million active users.
- GMX allow 2 GB File Storage and 65 GB Email storage which is one of the best
- GMX File sharing capabilities
- Spam protection using advanced filters
Zoho Mail https://www.zoho.com/mail/
Zoho mail is another free email service provided by Zoho Corporation a Chennai based Indian software development company. Zoho has over 13 million users and one of the largest business subscribers.
Zoho mail Features
- 5 GB mailbox storage which can be extended on upgrade
- POP and IMAP access
- Integration of other Zoho apps included Zoho Chat instant messaging
- You can integrate Zoho mail with the personal domain with the help of Business hosting plans
Inbox is another alternative of Gmail which is a free web-based email service. It is not as famous as Gmail, Outlook and Yahoo Mail but still can be tested out as an alternative.
- Calendar, task manager, and reminders for better productivity
- 5 GB free Storage Space
- Adance Filters for spam, spyware and viruses protection
Yandex Mail https://mail.yandex.com
Yandex Mail is one of the best free webmail service provided by Russian internet Gaint. I have personally used Yandex and clearly can say that it has one of the best user interfaces. It can be used as a good Gmail alternative for accessing email account for free. Currently, Yandex mail has more than 90 million active users worldwide.
Yandex mail service can be accessed easily with browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla and Opera. Mobile users can access Yandex mail on Android and iOS with the help of the Yandex mobile application.
- 10 GB Free data storage Space
- POP and IMAP allow flexible access
- Advanced Filters for Spam protection
AOL Mail https://login.aol.com
AOL Mail is one of the best Gmail alternatives provided by AOL, a division of Verizon Communications. One of the advantages of using AOL mail is that It is available more than the 54 Languages and disadvantage is that if you are inactive on AOL account for more than 90 days, it may become deactivated and after 180 days it may be deactivated.
AOL Mail Features
- 2 GB of Free Storage and Upto 1 TB extended Storage
- POP3, SMTP, IMAP access
- 174 million active users
- Spam and Virus Protection
All we can say that there are a lot of Gmail alternatives but Gmail is the biggest free email service provided by Google. As the biggest internet giant itself, Google adopted the user requirements very easily and engage with the biggest number of subscribers. However, you should give a thought to other free email services providers as well to give it a different thought.