How do I start my free trial?

To start your free mailspace subscription, please follow the steps below.

1. Create account

  1. Go to Slickalpha.com home page.
  2. Click on "Start for free."
  3. Enter your domain on the following page.
  4. Fill in the on-screen fields. Under the phone number section, select your country code from the drop-down and then enter your phone number without the country code in the adjacent field. Ensure that your password is strong, containing 8 or more characters with a mix of letters, numbers & symbols. Finally, click on "Continue."
  5. Enter the verification code sent to your phone number to verify your account.

2. Checkout free trial

  1. Open the checkout page and confirm that your cart has the mailspace plan "STARTUP3X" with the trial coupon code applied for your free trial.
  2. Under Order Confirmation, add your billing address and click "Save Address."
  3. Click on "Confirm Order."
  4. Finally, click "place order" to check out your free mailspace subscription.

3. Validate domain name

Verifying your domain name depends on your choice of DNS management.

A. With Slickalpha DNS

  1. Open My Domains page, and choose the domain name to verify.
  2. Click the manage icon right next to the domain to verify.
  3. Under domain overview, enable Slickalpha DNS and click on Verify domain.
  4. Follow the steps mentioned on the pop-up to point your domain to Slickalpha DNS. For more information, check this related guide on updating domain nameservers.
  5. Once you have updated your domain nameservers, you can verify NS propagation using our free NS checker tool. DNS propagation usually takes less than 72 hours.
  6. Now your domain is ready to use with Slickalpha DNS. Click the "Verify domain" button on the pop-up from step (iv) to confirm the domain setup.

B. Using other DNS service

  1. Open My Domains page.
  2. Click the manage icon right next to your domain name.
  3. Under domain overview, disable Slickalpha DNS and click on Verify domain to view the domain verification procedure.
  4. Add domain verification key as a TXT record to your domain DNS with the value mentioned in that pop-up modal.
  5. After adding this DNS record, you can validate propagation using our free DNS lookup tool. DNS propagation usually takes less than 72 hours.
  6. Finally, click the "Verify domain" button on the pop-up from step (iii) to verify your domain.

4. Setup your mailspace subscription

  1. Open My Mailspaces page.
  2. Click on "Setup".
  3. Select a domain from your verified domains on the pop-up box and click "Activate."

5. Verify mailspace subscription

  1. On the My Mailspaces page, click the manage icon located right next to your mailspace.
  2. Click on Verify under Mailspace Overview.
  3. In the pop-up box, scroll down and click on Verify.

6. Create a new mailbox

  1. On the My Mailspaces page, click the manage icon located right next to your mailspace.
  2. Scroll down and click on Create Mailbox under Mailboxes.
  3. Fill in the on-screen fields. Enter the username, user email, and mailbox email name of your choice. Finally, adjust the mailbox size that you wish to assign to this mailbox, and click on "Create mailbox."
  4. Confirm the request sent to your user email to activate the mailbox.
  5. Try logging into our free webmail platform Webmail3.com to send and receive email messages. If unable to log in with your new mailbox credentials, use our free POP3 Connectivity Analyzer tool to identify and resolve mailspace connectivity issues.

7. Setup email aliases

  1. On the My Mailspaces page, click the manage icon located right next to your new mailspace.
  2. Scroll down and click on "Create Alias" under Aliases.
  3. Fill in the on-screen fields. Enter the username, user email, alias email, and click "Create Alias."

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