IMPORTANT -- I had changed my add-on to self-host. New version had been released at my site. Please install new version at here.Description
Watch for your Hotmail and report to you in status-bar and toolbar.
Check Hotmail at specific interval ( 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 4 min, 5 min, 10 min, 15 min, 20 min, 30 min, 1 hour or manually).
Automatic recheck (update counter) when last tab of Hotmail is closed.
Can select to alert by sound, by notification window or by blinking icon.
Can select to alert only inbox or all folders (except Junk, Drafts, Sent and Deleted).
Can select to alert unread email or newly arrived email (by increasing unread email count method).
Sound can be selected to be "build-it" or "system" (control panel setting) or "custom sound".
Use secure protocol - HTTPS-SSL to connect to Hotmail server. Safe from eavesdroppers.
No unnecessary action take. Simple is the rule.
High security. No need to input username and password. Nothing storage.
This extension use Browser cookie to get information. So, security level is the same as Hotmail website security.
This extension work only after you log on at the Hotmail website. As long as you stay log on, this extension still work.
If you log out from Hotmail website, this extension log out too !
Private browsing mode compatibility. "Hotmail Watcher" will not leave any traces after you stop private browsing.
Trustworthy because "Hotmail Watcher" is the open source extension. You can check it by yourself that there is no backdoor or any harmful things inside (Note: Mozilla require you to log in before you can view the source online).
"Hotmail Watcher" has been tested in the Softpedia labs using several industry-leading security solutions and found to be completely clean of adware/spyware components. It has been selected and added to Softpedia's database of software programs. To assure user that "Hotmail Watcher" is clean, Softpedia have granted Hotmail Watcher with the "100% FREE" Softpedia award
.How to Use
Left click at the icon on the status (Add-on) bar or toolbar to open Hotmail website.
Right click at the icon on the status (Add-on) bar or toolbar to open popup menu to change options.
Middle click at the icon on the status (Add-on) bar or toolbar to check email now.
If this add-on does not work or you have other troubles, please right click at the icon and select help.Note
Some report problem about incomplete loading of email when left click. This problem occur with option "Reuse existing mail tab first". The reason for this error is still unknown. Disable this option can solve the problem. (Thank to Chris Moore).
Due to this add-on was first created for Firefox only (Seamonkey support was add later), all of this page and help are Firefox reference. For Seamonkey, please apply.IMPORTANT -- I had changed my add-on to self-host. New version had been released at my site. Please install new version at here.