This is perhaps the best time to consider purchasing your own domain and setting up your email address on that.
If you can keep the old account around, there are a couple of techniques that may let you set up a new email address or account and still keep managing your email in your original email account.
This is often refered to as a “POP3 [Post Office Protocol version 3] email from an email server or provider.
POP3 is used by email programs like Thunderbird, Microsoft Office Outlook, and others use to communicate to mail servers when downloading your email.
It can also be supported by stand-alone email programs on other devices.
When POP3 is used, email messages are from the email server on which they were stored.
Fetches are similar to forwards, but work in the opposite direction.
Rather than telling the new email service to automatically forward all email to the old, we configure the old email service to periodically fetch the email from the new.In 2017, watch out for come-ons to purchase a card, load money on it and then provide the 16-digit code.It's a fast and virtually untraceable way to steal your money.The scam will continue next year, but with a twist: The newest likely target will be people with college loans, who are threatened with arrest and other penalties unless a nonexistent "federal student tax" is immediately paid.Meanwhile, the IRS reported a fourfold surge in tax-related phishing and malware incidents early during this year's filing season.In the year ahead, you may encounter frightening but faux threats of arrest, lawsuits and financial ruin for supposedly missing jury duty or not paying a bill.