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Topic # 107001 4-Aug-2012 16:32 Send private message

Hi guys,
I want to set up my windows phone so that I receive my emails from my xtra account, with yahoo as the provider, but keep getting the message 'cannot find your settings' when I try to sign in..

Does anyone know any tricks?

Please be gentle with me, I'm not a techie! Thanks Laughing

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  Reply # 667536 4-Aug-2012 16:50 One person supports this post Send private message

Go to Settings | Email + Accounts, tap "Add an account", select Yahoo! and enter your full @xtra.co.nz email address and password. That's all you need.

Once added, edit the account to check email manually if you don't need/want it checking all the time.





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  Reply # 667538 4-Aug-2012 16:51 Send private message

try these...

imap.mail.yahoo.com SSL:993
[email protected] & PW as normal. (it needs the domain reference)

send.xtra.co.nz SSL:456. Require sign-in an same again

as from http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=39&topicid=102630

or as above :)



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  Reply # 667549 4-Aug-2012 17:17 Send private message

Thanks Oblivion! that did the trick

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  Reply # 667621 4-Aug-2012 21:46 Send private message

Its interesting that windows phone requires full details... Normally just the full email address should be enough

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  Reply # 667638 4-Aug-2012 22:49 Send private message

Read my replies.. You only need email and password.

You only enter those details if you select something other than a Yahoo! account type.






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  Reply # 667757 5-Aug-2012 12:35 Send private message

I got an error message when I chose yahoo as my provider.. but it's all good it's working now

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  Reply # 667874 5-Aug-2012 18:16 Send private message

Interesting. I've created Yahoo! accounts using @xtra.co.nz email addreses in both my LG and Nokia Lumia Windows Phone by just entering user name and password - you have to enter the full email address as user name.







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