sending mail via Hotmail

  GBL 15:07 22 Feb 05

I use both Virgin and Hotmail accounts with OE, but how do I send messages through my Hotmail, as at the moment Virgin are having problems??

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 15:09 22 Feb 05

Go to the msn hotmail web site and log in to create the e-mail message on line.

  GBL 15:10 22 Feb 05

i take it that it cannot be done in OE then.

  VoG II 15:12 22 Feb 05

Yes it can be done in OE. I don't understand your problem though.

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 15:14 22 Feb 05

Have you set up your hot-mail account in OE?

  octal 15:14 22 Feb 05

If it sends mail through the main smtp server, nothing can be sent. I think Virgin use the NTL servers and they are doing maintenace at the moment, it will come back soon.

  GBL 15:15 22 Feb 05

I can recieve messages in OE from Hotmail, but cannot send them through it, I have to go onto their web site to do it.

How do I set up OE to send messages via HM??

  octal 15:18 22 Feb 05

By default your email is sent throught, you'll probably get an error message saying it can't relay if you try

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 15:20 22 Feb 05

I don't believe you can send a message using OE via your hotmail, only can use OE to receive messages sent to your hotmail (as octal I believe is saying).

click here for more about it.

  GBL 15:21 22 Feb 05

Yes that is what happens, so basically it can't be done through OE.

It is just that for the second time in a week or so Virgin is done for maintenance and i though that I could use Hotmail without logging onto their site.

Never mind will have to live with it.

Thanks to all.

  VoG II 15:23 22 Feb 05

I can send mail from my Hotmail account from Outlook Express with no problem and nothing to set up (having set up the account in the first place, of course).

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