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Topic # 97784 20-Feb-2012 16:05 Send private message

I've been using my xtra email address, but since im no longer with telecom, i want too setup my email with using slingshot, im pretty sure i got it setup right

port 110
pop3.slingshot.co.nz
smtp.slingshot.co.nz

Keeps saying password failed i don't know if its the program or not

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  Reply # 583989 20-Feb-2012 16:06 Send private message

Hey,

If you PM me the UN and PW you are using i will check them against our system to confirm,

Thanks,
Joe.  




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  Reply # 584093 20-Feb-2012 18:38 Send private message

Using an ISP provided email address will make you more hesitant to change ISP's, it's a form of lock in. It's best to ween yourself off using it.

My advice would be:
1: Sign up for gmail
2: Enable IMAP in gmail
3: Setup Gmail to fetch email from ISP specific addresses into Gmail
4: Setup Thunderbird to access Gmail via IMAP
5: Setup other devices eg: Smartphone to access Gmail






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  Reply # 584110 20-Feb-2012 19:02 Send private message

As above get a Gmail address!






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  Reply # 584201 20-Feb-2012 22:00 Send private message

I use gmail as my penis enlarger spam box, my thunderbird is sorted with slingshot so its all good now, thx for replies.

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  Reply # 584214 20-Feb-2012 22:18 Send private message

Fair enough I guess.... but still...


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