how I can retrieve my contacts (small, devilish child!)

  kim12 16:34 PM 11 Dec 12
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My grandson thought he would "help" when I was adding several contacts. Unfortunately, he got rid of all of them. Fortunately, I do have a hidden copy, but not sure how to get all of them into Gmail? Grateful for help....and no, I HAVEN'T killed the little lad. YET

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:06 PM 11 Dec 12

How are you accessing your Gmail account, web mail or through an e mail client such as Outlook express or windows mail?

  kim12 08:10 AM 12 Dec 12

Thanks for answering. I use gmail on line

  kim12 08:13 AM 12 Dec 12

Actually, I wouldn't mind going back to Outlook Express, now you mention it, but I cannot get the right setup.Incoming is ok, but outgoing does not work, whatever parameters I try to set

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:46 AM 12 Dec 12

on the web page I assume you mean the list on the left?

click on down arrow next to silhouette - Show in chat list tick most popular tick large.

OE settings for Gmail

tools - accounts - properties - server tab

POP3

incomming - pop.gmail.com (or 127.0.0.1)

outgoing - smpt.gmail.com

Account name - pop.gmail.com&[email protected]

Password - make sure you get this correct including capitals and numbers if necessary

Untick Log on using secure password Auth...

tick My Server require auth...

Security Tab - Algorithm 3DES

Advanced tab - Outgoing mail 445

Tick This server require...

Incoming 110

click OK

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