How do I secure my emails with a PIN?
The PIN field is only used if a user’s application rights for a particular text service require the user to either enter or use a PIN.
Currently, the only service that can make use of a PIN is TextMail. The use of the PIN with this service is entirely optional.
To activate the PIN security service for a user, you need to login to your account, click on the TextEmail tab, choose the TextMail OPTIONS left-hand menu option, and set the PIN PROTECTION setting to YES.
If you choose to activate the PIN service with TextMail, then a user would send their email to phonenumber.PIN@sms.textapp.net, for example.
The PIN field is a mandatory field for each user (regardless of whether the PIN is used or not), and must be set to a four digit numeric value.
A user can set their PIN value from the MY PROFILE area of their user account.
Please don’t hesitate to call our Customer Service team on 08451 221 302 for more information.
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