Using Outlook Express with btinternet.com address

  Bellringer 15:22 01 May 07
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A friend of mine is trying to use Outlook Express to receive and send e-mail via a btinternet.com account. In Outlook the incomming mailis set to pop.btinternet.com which works, but the outgoing mail is giving problems with the server address as smtp.btinternet.com. Is this correct and is there anyone who can help sort this out?

  p;3 15:35 01 May 07

incoming is

pop3
mail.btinternet.com

outgoing is

smtp

mail.btinternet.com

at least mine is and works::))

you need to ensure in the outgoing mail section the 'server requires authentication' is ticked; else it will not work::))

try that?

  anchor 16:29 01 May 07

Instructions from BT, (with pictures):

click here

  p;3 17:50 01 May 07

try this too

click here

I found it brilliant::))

  Bellringer 10:30 02 May 07

Thank you for providing the neccessary information. All's well and working. Keep up the good work!

  p;3 21:41 02 May 07

if the program is now being obedient could this thread be ticked as resolved while the server is on line?

  Cymro. 15:45 03 May 07

As I am also using BT Yahoo as my Email program would there be any advantage in switching to Outlook Express?

  p;3 18:19 03 May 07

you do need to please start your own thread on this matter and not hijack someone elses::))

sounds like you do not understand things and need guidance...on your own thread

  Cymro. 10:01 04 May 07

O.K. will do.

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