SurgeMail Version 5.3i-11, Built Jul 6 2011 13:26:16, Platform Windows
The standard AJAX interface is now usable on an iPhone, although the
address picker dropdown is very finicky and saving to draft loses the
Now we can use secure webmail where secure IMAP is blocked.
Note: only tested with Safari browser.
On 2011-07-06 3:26 AM, Surgemail Support (Marijn) wrote:
> Hi all
> Just an update on recent list discussion wrt iPhone / iPad use of the
> surgeweb html and ajax interfaces.
> No, to date they have been pretty much unusable for a variety of
> reasons, but most notably:
> - lack of plain text editing mode for the editor
> - scrolling jumps back to page origin frequently
> Anyway I've spent some time on this the last few days and with the
> latest specials builds (windows / linux32 / linux64) the html and ajax
> interface are now a lot more iOS friendly. Still not designed for "fat
> finger use" on a touch screens in terms of layout and sizing but at
> least quite usable now with a bit of panning and zooming.
> On Thursday 30/06/2011 at 3:03 pm, Neil Herber (nospam) wrote:
>> The iPhone native mail app connects to Surgemail secure IMAP with no
>> problem, but in some locations, access to the secure ports are blocked
>> by firewall or proxy rules.
>> Using a browser on the iPhone (I have tried 4 including Safari) I can
>> read mail and do everything but compose a new mail.
>> On the mobile interface, the TO field does not autofill, making my
>> massive address book useless.
>> On the standard or basic interfaces, autofill works, but you cannot
>> enter anything into the body of the message!
>> Am I doing something wrong? Is there a secret g_iphone_trick variable
>> that needs to be set?
>> SurgeMail Version 5.3h-1, Built Jun 11 2011 18:05:34, Platform Windows
>> (Surgeweb Enabled) - plain vanilla install
>> iPhone 4 firmware 4.3.3 factory unlocked
>> Safari, Atomic Web, Mercury (spoofing as Firefox 3.5), Offline Reader
>> Neil Herber