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Self-Service Tips During Longer Hold Times

Recently, XMission has seen longer than normal support hold times in spite of our best efforts. If you experience the following common problems, we encourage you to try some preliminary self-service support. Issues connecting to the Internet Here are some troubleshooting steps to get you back online. Please disconnect the power to your personal wireless […]

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Call Screening from XMission Voice Will Ease Your Spam-call Pain

Did you know XMission Voice offers all customers powerful tools to keep robocalls and spammers from flooding your home phone? Alongside our anonymous call blocking, CID fraud detection and full support for SHAKEN/STIR, we also provide powerful tools you can manage yourself, like Call Screening. What is Call Screening? Just what it sounds like. When […]

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XMission Launches New Smart Device App for Faster Diagnostics

Today, XMission’s technical support team launched an exciting, new smart device app that will help our customers to receive faster resolution to their network- and wireless-oriented support calls! What will the app do? XMission’s support team will use the XMission app to more quickly diagnose customer speed issues and wireless connection issues. Speed issues include […]

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Zimbra License: Maximize your Official Zimbra Support Experience

This post is for those interested in Zimbra licensing and covers how to maximize your Official Zimbra Support experience. XMission is a long-time Zimbra Gold Partner and can help you with hosted Zimbra email or Zimbra licensing and support for your email server needs. First, a couple quick definitions so you will understand this post. […]

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Our New Compromised Email Policy

This blog acts as notice to all XMission email customers, both residential and business, that our policy has recently been updated to include compromised email accounts. Policy Language: The Compromised Mail Account policy addition is found on the XMission Policy page: https://xmission.com/legal_policies#compro Due to serious problems stemming from compromised mailboxes, XMission will handle the first […]

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How to add a contact form to your WordPress website

A contact form is the most straight-forward and ubiquitous way for your website visitors to send you comments and information. WordPress does not offer a native form tool, so this job calls for a plugin. Mandatory disclaimer: DO NOT INSTALL UNTRUSTED PLUGINS! Malicious plugins can compromise your website and destroy your data!  I strongly suggest […]

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After GDPR Is Domain Privacy Still Necessary?

For many years now most of us have felt compelled to pay for domain privacy when we renew our domains each year. Since domain Whois information was readily available we eventually found ourselves getting spammed badly enough that paying the extra for domain privacy was a no-brainer. But after the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection […]

Sane Password Management

Do you have trouble remembering your passwords? Struggle to create a secure, new password when you have to sign-up at yet another new website? Get frustrated trying to correctly type secure passwords on your smartphone too? Follow along as I explain password security best practices for the non-mathematicians of the world. While online security has […]

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