Nov 18

MailBot account creator updated to version 11.1.

Yahoo and AOL.com removed the LSA (“Allow apps that use less secure sign in”) setting on all new accounts created after October 19, 2019:

New setting Generate app password in Yahoo account

On all accounts created before this date, the setting is still available.

For new accounts it is now necessary to generate a separate password for access via POP3 / IMAP / SMTP:

LSA password generation form

Yahoo and AOL.com creators in MailBot are updated and generate a new password for POP3 / IMAP / SMTP access automatically. You don’t even have to Read more »

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Sep 05

MailBot account creator updated to version 10.78.

Implemented API of SMS.SKI phone verification service:

API SMS.SKI in the list of SMS services API

Also implemented in MailBot 10.78:

  • full support for the smsactivation.pro service in the SMS-Activate API, including the entire list of countries supported by them
  • command line option /addcontact now works in checker too
  • Outlook checker now can handle “We’re updating our terms” form:

    New Outlook form We're updating our terms

  • new “User agent” checkbox was added Read more »

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Jul 09

MailBot account creator updated to version 10.57.

Support of alternative (two-step) signup form was implemented in Yahoo creator (right one):

Comparison of two variants of Yahoo signup form

In the right variant of form, the phone number is requested on the next step. Prior to version 10.57, on this form MailBot produced an error about the impossibility of sending an SMS to a phone number.

Support of alternative unlocking account form was implemented in Outlook unlocker:

Alternative unlocking Outlook account form

In the browser this form assumes a mandatory password change at one of the steps, but the Outlook unlocker in MailBot unlocks such accounts without changing the password.

New setting “Disable smart folders” has appeared on the “Accounts” tab, which allows you to disable Read more »

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May 30

MailBot account creator updated to version 10.40.

According to numerous requests adding of alternative (recovery) email to an account was implemented in Yahoo and AOL creators:

Alternative email in Yahoo account security settings

Confirmation of alternative email is not implemented yet, but Yahoo / AOL still allow you to use it to sign in to your account and recover the password.

Also implemented in MailBot 10.40:

  • support of SMS sending form with a delay of 60 seconds in the regular Mail.ru creator
  • locked accounts detection in WP.pl checker
  • cancellation of the current SMS activation in case of wrong CAPTCHA code error

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Apr 15

MailBot account creator updated to version 10.23.

Good news: on April 6, 2019, Rambler turned off the mandatory phone verification and returned the signup form with reCAPTCHA and an answer to the secret question.

Yandex checker is now able to handle the phone number request when entering the account:

Phone number request during logging into Yandex account

This will work when the setting “Unlock accounts” on the “Checker” tab is on and only for accounts saved along with the phone number to which they were registered, for example: Read more »

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