iPhone Mailbox app

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by ipos, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. ipos macrumors 6502a

    May 4, 2011
  2. j4zb4 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 15, 2011
  3. BHP41 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 21, 2010
    United States of America
    No, why would i download something and then have to wait to use. Its trying to fix something that isn't broke. :rolleyes:

    No, its only Gmail at the moment.
  4. Ke1ington macrumors 6502a


    Dec 29, 2009
    You don't have to download it.

    I really wish they'd get rid of that eye roll ************.
  5. Lend27 macrumors member

    Feb 26, 2004
    I can't see the point of reservations

    Either it's ready or it isn't. Let me know when it's ready for Pete's sake. Why the game playing? I think they are going to use the high reserve count to try to sell it to someone, thereby upping the sale price.
    If other apps can release and sell millions of copies in hours or days, I don't see the point of having to reserve.
    I hate gimmicks.
  6. nienque macrumors member

    Sep 23, 2012
    I got sent two reservation codes for some reason. I used one of them, but I think the other one is still fine:

    Reservation number: 9971
    Private code: ZQYZ

    (If you do use it, post a reply just so I know :) )
  7. j4zb4 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 15, 2011
    I tried... Says reservation not found...

    Or maybe someone was faster... :p

    I had come down to 520,xxx in around 24 hours... approx 20,000 and there were over a 120,000 behind me... TO try use your code I had to re-install... And now I am 645,100... :( :(
  8. Vctr macrumors regular

    May 24, 2012
    It's not a gimmick ... They are limiting the amount of people who have access so they will be able to scale their server backend. They handle all of the e-mails / push notifications on their servers.
  9. nienque macrumors member

    Sep 23, 2012
    Sorry to hear that :( That's why I wanted someone to reply, to prevent the above.

    When I reinstalled Mailbox, though, it still had my old reservation number in it :/
  10. j4zb4 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 15, 2011
    Yea but I didn't get a reservation number... I tried on the website a lot of times... But no number... :(
  11. warlun macrumors member

    Jul 16, 2008
    Hong Kong
  12. Pompiliu macrumors 6502a


    Apr 22, 2012
    Gmail only? LOL
    People still use that?

  13. robotphood macrumors 6502a

    Jun 25, 2010
    At this point there has been about a million people in line. I can't think of an app that sold that many copies (games don't count) but had to handle the emails and notifications of a million accounts in a few days. Orchestra is not a big company.

    Gmail only at launch but more support in the future (probably due to the fact that people DO use it). What do you use?
  14. Adutrumque macrumors 65816


    Mar 8, 2012
    Eh lol? Gmail must be the smartest to use nowadays . It's simple , very handy and interacts with YouTube accounts in the same channel .

    I'm not jumping off gmail in a long time if ever.

    Btw bro its 2013.
  15. drizzysteve macrumors newbie

    Feb 8, 2013
    To you and all others, if you still have the first version of mailbox, there is a tweak I can show you to bypass the line :D (although I am currently stuck in line cuz i decided to update like a dumb A) its relatively simple and only requires ifile
  16. j4zb4 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 15, 2011
    Turn false to true... :p

    But now google signs me in but mailbox doesn't verify... :(
  17. Demonface macrumors 6502a

    Mar 13, 2012
    The very same happened to me.
  18. Spink10 Suspended


    Nov 3, 2011
    166k people in front of me :(

    502k behind - if it id legit
  19. dinggus macrumors 65816

    Jan 17, 2012
    Really? Lame, I'll make my reservation now, hopefully they'll let me add my work emails later on.
  20. noiceT macrumors 6502a

    Jul 7, 2008
    Catalina Wine Mixer
    No friend, it's a gimmick.. That's what betas are for.

    Why do you think it took "Things" so long to release the final product with cloud service? They were in beta for a long time, slowly giving out invites so they could scale their servers properly.

    Mailbox's reservation system is all gimmick, all marketing.

    And it seems to be working. #hype
  21. puppers macrumors member


    Oct 26, 2012
    Detroit, MI
    This is true. That is all I can say :D BTW its worth the wait. :)
  22. guitarmandp macrumors 6502

    Sep 21, 2012
  23. Chocolatemilty macrumors 6502a

    May 17, 2009
    Los Angeles, CA
    I got into the mailbox server last night, and I have to say that using the app is a wonderful way to deal with email. It's not a gimmick, it's not a ploy. It's a wonderful experience. In my view, it's definitely worth the wait. They also are very receptive on Twitter, answering every question I had with a reply. They really are doing their customers a great service with staying in contact, giving details, albeit small ones, of other features they plan to add, like other email providers, an iPad app, and so on. This has to be the best email app experience I've had to date, much better than even Sparrow. The two features I'm banking on to make it #1 for me is an iPad app and the ability to reply using the email that's forwarding to my Gmail. After that, it's golden in my assessment.
  24. dhy8386 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 13, 2008
    That's funny you say that about the different send from addresses. This app is so good I fwd my iCloud to gmail and I just set up my work account to fwd as well. They are redirects so original sender remains. I use it to manage all the inbound / conversation flow and manage my tasks. I then use the iOS app to send non gmail. Turn off all notifications so just manage through mailbox.

    FYI I use retinapad and iPhone version of app on my ipad. More than serviceable until native version released.
  25. noiceT macrumors 6502a

    Jul 7, 2008
    Catalina Wine Mixer
    Maybe Google's watching..;)

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