Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 


622 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #814755 9-May-2013 19:54
Send private message


Just letting you know.. today! after months
the email pop and imap all working again
I didnt change a thing..


more the question what did yahoo do in background
and not tell anyone :)

896 posts

Ultimate Geek

Subscriber

  #814757 9-May-2013 19:58
Send private message

I get this off and on on my cellphone.. it seems to fix itself after a while though

 
 
 
 


2215 posts

Uber Geek


  #815151 10-May-2013 11:41
Send private message

Hmmn


Just yesterday I had a customer with the same issue, which I confirmed
** only with ssl send, not ssl pop3 . ie could download emails just fine , pop3 would login OK (even via our vodafone internet at our workshop)

So I went into the webmail page, went through the forced password change.
That fixed the send login issue **sometimes** Its still intermittent, on the laptop & tablet.

After the forced pass change ,I saw it sometimes come up with password errors, click on retry a few times & the pass would sometimes be accepted, or wait up to 1/2 a day & the pass would once again work.

Obviously more issues at Yahoo/xtra. Again nothing on their status page.

Just why does it take up to 4+ hours for the telecom status page to be updated, are Telecom the last to know ? (with other issues with other customers this month as well)
eg the recent telecom busenesshub email issue, took far to long for them to acknowldege the fault on the status page. Why even have that status page if its 1/2 a day to a 1day out of date ???



622 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #815194 10-May-2013 12:19
Send private message

have you tried IMAP

with server of imap.mail.aunz.gm0.yahoodns.net

if you ping pop.xtra.co.nz it converts to a local server address normally aussie

same for imap

might get around DNS issues .. if it translates to a usa server or asia it might lock the account
for safety..

even if use a vpn or proxy of non NZ ip

dont know but worth a try

626 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #815214 10-May-2013 12:42
Send private message

I have the exact same problem.
It started happening after I changed my password after all of the yahoo mail hacks ealier this year.
I use pop SSL on the aussie yahoo pop server (yes I've tried chaging to the .com version - still the same problem).
I have even deleted the account via Outlook and re-added it - same problem.
I have three yahoo email addresses that Outlook checks at the same time (I changed all three passwords back when the hacks were happening) only one of the email addresses have this problem.
All three yahoo emails use the same settings so it looks like there is a setting on yahoo's server that isn't correct just for one of my email addresses. Something must have not changed properly when the password was changed earlier this year for this one email account.
Note, this is a yahoo.co.nz account - not an xtra.co.nz account.

2215 posts

Uber Geek


  #816159 12-May-2013 13:26
Send private message

I had a friend come around yesterday, same issue, locked out of email, cant get through to the helpdesk.
I had to to show him how to use webmail & go through the forced password reset for him , actually I ad to do it for him.

This is now becoming ridiculous, there are so many xtra users out there who really arnt computer literate & havnt a clue how to do this. They just suffer through days of no email, as the helpdesk is overloaded & they cant get through or the helpdesk didnt have a clue & didnt seem to know about the forced password change on some xtra a/c's
yep that right right, helpdesk was told my customer that it was a issue with his PC.( See my post above)



622 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #816161 12-May-2013 13:32
Send private message

password reset wasnt the problem
I having.. leaving or changing had no effect
on pop3 and imap access

it simply would time out every 5min
saying wrong id and password

but it finally resolved itself after 2 months
with it

meantime I forwarded to gmail

i think the people that had to change password
got hacked or click the phishing email
thats another problem
but yeah its not too easy resetting password
not so clear but I think theres a blurb
on a page on telecom somewhere
saying click here takes them to the
password resetter

1 | 2 | 3 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




News »

Pre-orders for Huawei MateBook 13 open now
Posted 14-Aug-2020 14:26


Freeview On Demand app launches on Sony Android TVs
Posted 6-Aug-2020 13:35


UFB hits more than one million connections
Posted 6-Aug-2020 09:42


D-Link A/NZ extends COVR Wi-Fi EasyMesh System series with new three-pack
Posted 4-Aug-2020 15:01


New Zealand software Rfider tracks coffee from Colombia all the way to New Zealand businesses
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:35


Logitech G launches Pro X Wireless gaming headset
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:21


Sony Alpha 7S III provides supreme imaging performance
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:11


Sony introduces first CFexpress Type A memory card
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:05


Marsello acquires Goody consolidating online and in-store marketing position
Posted 30-Jul-2020 16:26


Fonterra first major customer for Microsoft's New Zealand datacentre
Posted 30-Jul-2020 08:07


Everything we learnt at the IBM Cloud Forum 2020
Posted 29-Jul-2020 14:45


Dropbox launches native HelloSign workflow and data residency in Australia
Posted 29-Jul-2020 12:48


Spark launches 5G in Palmerston North
Posted 29-Jul-2020 09:50


Lenovo brings speed and smarter features to new 5G mobile gaming phone
Posted 28-Jul-2020 22:00


Withings raises $60 million to enable bridge between patients and healthcare
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:51



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.