On Thursday, 23rd October 2014, we are moving the main FastMail website from fastmail.fm to fastmail.com. We intend to make the transition as seamless as possible, but we wanted to give you advance warning. Below are some more details for users regarding this change:
Email client users (e.g. Thunderbird, Apple Mail, Outlook, etc)
If you access your email through an email client, there’s no change. Everything will continue to work exactly as before.
Web interface users
If you use our web interface, from Thursday when you go to fastmail.fm you will be redirected automatically to fastmail.com. Any existing sessions will be transferred across, so if you were logged in at fastmail.fm, you’ll be logged in at fastmail.com. The only difference you should see is in the address bar in your browser.
Password manager users
If your password is normally filled in automatically for you by your browser or password manager, you’ll need to make sure you know what it is. For security reasons most password managers will only fill in your password on the domain where it was first used, and since we’re moving domains from fastmail.fm to fastmail.com, they’ll fail to work automatically. If you don’t know what your password is, we’ve got instructions on how to find it in all major browsers. Your password manager should prompt to save it again the first time you log in at fastmail.com, so don’t worry, you still won’t have to memorise it!
Does this affect my @fastmail.fm email address?
Not at all, this will continue to function exactly as before. The only difference is the web address you’ll see in your browser when you log in to our website.
How can I get an @fastmail.com email address?
With the exception of legacy guest and member accounts, you will be able to add an alias (additional address) to your account, or you will be able to rename your account to a new username @fastmail.com.
In the interests of fairness, we are only allowing each account to register one alias @fastmail.com. New users will be able to sign up an address @fastmail.com as well. All addresses will be available on a first come, first served basis, starting as soon as the transition to fastmail.com occurs.
When exactly will @fastmail.com email addresses become available?
An exact time on Thursday hasn’t been decided yet. Please keep an eye on this blog for further details.