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Talk Talk emails slow again


thumbscrew

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Anyone else on Talk Talk experiencing slow emails? Mine are taking upwards of two hours to get through and this is often a prelude to a wipeout!

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rdave13

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I'm wrong. An email client is an email 'agent' such as WLM. Just googled it.

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Woolwell

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Just spotted my mistake - program not programme!

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Muergo

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If I may jump in again, I have only had one email address for donkeys years and it reads *@talktalk.net

Now if I want to open a Gmail account can I still use my unique * start to my address with Gmail tail or do I have to have a completely different one.

I wouldn't have given it a second thought but for your discussions which I have been following avidly.

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rdave13

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I've just sent an email to my google account with + and the * after name and before @gmail.com. It got delivered OK. whether you can create a new name with the * in I don't know. Some useful tips with Gmail addresses, makeuseof

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lotvic

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Muergo, yes you can if someone else on Gmail hasn't already taken it.

Be aware about the fullstop/period/dot ClickHere

Gmail doesn't recognize dots as characters within usernames, you can add or remove the dots from a Gmail address without changing the actual destination address; they'll all go to your inbox, and only yours. In short:

homerjsimpson@gmail.com = hom.er.j.sim.ps.on@gmail.com | homerjsimpson@gmail.com = HOMERJSIMPSON@gmail.com | homerjsimpson@gmail.com = Homer.J.Simpson@gmail.com

All these addresses belong to the same person. You can see this if you try to sign in with your username, but adding or removing a dot from it. You'll still go to your account.

rdave, you beat me to it with makeuseof link, so I've put the gmail one in. I shall now retire for the day or will get nothing else done ;-)

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thumbscrew

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Just thought I'd pop back in to throw a spanner into the proverbial works....nobody's mentioned Hotmail.........reaction?

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rdave13

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I use Hotmail and Live. To be honest I use about five different emails.

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Muergo

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I have both Hotmail and Livemail but only use Livemail, just what fits with what? Where does Livemail start and Hotmail fit to it.

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rdave13

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I have both accounts showing in WLM.add account in WLM

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lotvic

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And I've popped back in because I forgot gmail link in my previous post ClickHere

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