BT Internet and Outlook

  Neill 19:27 24 Mar 05
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If I have a basic BT email address ending @btinternet.com (which I assume works but haven't got that far yet) , how do I set it up so I can receive/send my emails via Outlook.

Not sure of the details to put in User Name, POP3, SMTP etc. Have tried mail.btopenworld.com in both but no joy. Neill

  octal 19:36 24 Mar 05

Are you using Outlook or Outlook Express, if its the later this will help: click here

  Neill 19:37 24 Mar 05

I'd rather use Outlook because of the Calendar, Tasks etc

  VoG II 19:39 24 Mar 05

The settings (POP3 etc) will be the same. Just slightly different to set up in Outlook.

  octal 19:40 24 Mar 05

As VoG™ says, it should give you a clue on the set up.

  whybe 19:45 24 Mar 05

Neill. With BT Broadband your user name is not usually the same as your email address. It will probably be something like [email protected]?.btinternet.com'(no quotes)where the x represents letters and the ? is a number. This you will need together with the password both given to you by BT. For POP3 and SMTP entries these are both the same server name being mail.btinternet.com

  Neill 19:46 24 Mar 05

Now it says that the server has unexpectedly terminated the connection. and error 800CCC0F
All very frustrating. I followed your lead to the BT site but no joy. Think I'll ring them.

  VoG II 19:48 24 Mar 05
  sicknote 20:36 24 Mar 05

I maybe wrong but i thought bt basic mail is web based only for pop3 tyou have to pay £1.50

click here

  Neill 22:17 24 Mar 05

Thanks for all of your suggestions. This is a neighbours PC so if it gets resolved I'll try and put the outcome on this site. Thanks again. Neill

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