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mc [PersonRank 3]

Monday, February 12, 2007
15 years ago4,912 views

Now Gmail signup is a free-for-all, they are advertising it on the homepage.

More importantly, did we have a sweepstake on when Gmail will come out of BETA yet?

My vote – April 1st this year (although I thought this for the past two years :)

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Guessing this page [ https://www.google.com/accounts/ServiceLogin?service=mail&ltmpl=gabby] is new then. It's the page linked to from the ad. When I click sign up it takes me to the normal sign up page, byt says @Gmail.com after the user name you enter (rather than @googlemail.com as it should do in the UK)

(Although in the end it dosn't matter whether mail is sent to @Gmail.com or @Googlemail.com)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

It lets me register from Germany too, but adds @Googlemail.com.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

where did you find this page Martin?

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

BTW,
i dont see the ad.. :/

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

The page has the old Gmail logo on... but was made in 2007.

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

For those of you who don't know, the ad says
<<Free email with 2.8GB storage and less spam. Try Google Mail (BETA).>>
And "Try Google Mail (Beta)" is linked to [ https://www.google.com/accounts/ServiceLogin?service=mail&ltmpl=gabby]
Earlier it said Gmail so they must have changed it for the UK (and Germany I think)

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

thats strange..
i can see the ad in Google UK, but not Google.com... :/

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I can see the ad but when I click on "Create an Account", it won't let me. :(

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

try this Haochi..
https://www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount?service=mail&t=83d6160b-47b0462a-f9a4de632f24c2c0c530&continue=http%3A%2F%2Fmail.google.com%2Fmail%2Fe-11-10413d885712e3f0cf97072616ecb882-2eebdc356fcb49354ee68de3e263efa15c2e096b%3Fco%3Den%26pc%3Dhppooi&type=2
see if it works..

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

It also appears on Google.fr... and we still have GMAIL and not GOOGLE MAIL :-D

Cédric [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Thanks David. The link seems to work here in Canada and I can create an account although Gmail is not public here.

stefan2904 [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I can register from austria, with @gmail.com

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/180/388038239_065358e01c_o.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/157/388038242_9e1837c652_b.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/182/388038249_f3f1d21e5f_b.jpg

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

[put at-character here] Cédric

any time :)

Thilak [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

[Moved from "Google Universally Released?" – Tony]

I just received a comment from someone at my blog. The comment contained an working link to Gmail's sign-up page (https://www.google.com/accounts/ServiceLogin?service=mail&ltmpl=gabby)

Is it working for you or is it just me? I have a screenshot, just incase Google pulls the plug
http://www.flickr.com/photos/thilak/388214511/

Timo Heuer [PersonRank 2]

15 years ago #

[Moved from "Google Universally Released?" – Tony]

What's so special about that?

And yes, I also get this screen shown on your screenshot, but in German.

DPic [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

[Moved from "Google Universally Released?" – Tony]

I get a sign in page for gmail, then when i log in, it goes to my google account page

DPic [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

now i get the page you can see in the screenshot and the sign up not link goes to http://mail.google.com/mail/signup?co=en&pc=hppooi

Derry Quinn [PersonRank 2]

15 years ago #

No ad on .ie

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