Q: What does "Default Mail Client Not Properly Installed" mean?
A: Your computer does not have an email program installed or properly configured. To bypass this error:
Q: How do anonymous craigslist addresses (similar to firstname.lastname@example.org) work?
A: Posters to craigslist can choose to use a temporary craigslist address to receive responses. As long as the post is still active, craigslist will relay any messages sent to the temporary address to the poster's actual email address.
Note: When you reply to a post, your email address will be visible to the recipient. If you prefer to remain anonymous, consider using an email address that does not contain your name or other identifying information.
Q: I'm getting "message undeliverable" errors. What should I do?
A: If your reply comes back to you with an "undeliverable" error message, please check the following:
1. Click "Reply."
2. A window with response options will appear.
To use an alternate email program you will need to copy and paste the reply-to address.
3. Make sure the response address is highlighted and copy it to your clipboard.
4. Now open your email program and start a new message.
5. Paste the response address into the "To" box.
If you successfully pasted the address, it will appear in the "To" box.
6. Now compose your response like a normal email.
When you send your message, craigslist will forward it to the poster's inbox.