CompuServe webmail cs.com, also known as CompuServe Information Services, was an American Internet service provider. It dominated the area in the 90s and 80s. CompuServe was also known for its chat and messaging service.
It also featured the most popular online game series, with Megaware III and Kesmai Island being the most popular. The CIS also introduced the very popular GIF image format. CIS was acquired by AOL in 1997, CompuServe, including AOL, was sold to Verizon in 2015. The deal raises a lot of questions among users as they wonder if webmail is not working but it is working.
The CompuServe email format has changed a lot over time, but it still works. The current CompuServe email form for CompuServe 2000 users is XXXXXX@cs.com.
Emailing Issues with CompuServe
Despite, CompuServe serves so many features to its users for free, it is also not negligible that users have also faced some receiving and sending email issues. By using the following methods to can check the issue with your mail:
- Make sure that the email account is not compromised or hacked
To make sure that you have to first login to your email account using CompuServe sign-in page. First, you need to visit compuserve.com, where you will see an option to open the mail. You have to click on it and you will be redirected to the login page. By logging in, try sending an email to yourself, if not received your account is under attack.
- Configuring email account in other email clients
You also have to make sure that the settings of incoming and outgoing email servers in 3rd party apps or email clients are appropriate for using CompuServe email in them. If not, you need to reconfigure IMAP and POP settings.
- Reinstalling the 3rd party application
It also might be the case that you are using an older version of the email client you are using to access your CompuServe email account. In that case, you have to uninstall and reinstall the application or software and redo the settings.