TalkTalk and Webmail

  SparkyJack 22 Feb 12
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One of my flock has talktalk- He asserted that without leave or consent his mail started coming in on a Gmail account ,assive TT and decided that was the way to go. Then he found[hecsays] the Gmail account has changed to another, again without any doing on his part.

So are TT playing games or is he getting a little bemused?

He is I have to say getting on a bit- but I am sure he would be aware of setting up Webmail accounts

  northumbria61 22 Feb 12

Are you able to physically check his computer? If so that would answer your queries.

  lotvic 22 Feb 12

Obviously I'm guessing here, and is it WLM he has? I found the following that may give you some clues.

stop gmail from automatically importing emails from my talktalk mail service

http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/gmail/thread?tid=6533deaac3fbad2f&hl=en

http://sites.google.com/site/brianshowtos/home/stop-gmail-from-importing-emails

How to Access a Gmail Account in Windows Live Mail

http://email.about.com/od/livemaildesktoptips/qt/etgetgmail.htm

  lotvic 22 Feb 12

That last link should be ClickHere (there should be a _ before and after get)

  SparkyJack 23 Feb 12

Northumbria61
Indeed I shall be taking a peek at his machine one day next week,

Lotvic
Thanx for the links will incorporate that in my look see next week BTW - what is WLM? [I am getting on a bit too}

  lotvic 23 Feb 12

WLM = Windows Live Mail (as the mail client - like Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Thunderbird etc.)

  SparkyJack 23 Feb 12

Lotvic Gotcha He like me uses web mail not an E Mail client. Though by the way he speaks I sometimes wonder-0Next week will tell.

  SparkyJack 24 Feb 12

An unusual Deamon bounce

In carrying out test mails to the subject,, sent the same test to all his addresses as described on Wednesday.

This morning one came back as a fail to deliver.

It was the one to his Primary TalkTalk address and the reason given?

'Too long in the queue;

Is this a clue as to what may be happening?

  SparkyJack 25 Feb 12

Having visited this individual I found the following

His primary mail [TalkTalk] In Box remains empty and all his input comes via the GMail address. Even those mails I sent to the TalkTalk address- pop up in Gmail

So whats the explanation?

  lotvic 25 Feb 12

So did you check if is he using Webmail? or mail client on pc? if so then which?

It will be a case of going into gmail on Webmail server (I would think) and unticking/changing the collection of talktalk email. Also need to check on TalkTalk webmail server if there is anything there to untick/change to stop it forwarding to gmail.

  SparkyJack 25 Feb 12
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Lotvic He is strictly Web mail But thans for your help He appears to let things be- rather then cause otherr issues

It is I guess a souce of puzzlwment to me though

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