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Topic # 6425 25-Jan-2006 01:57
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Hi all,

I think I had this working pretty much out of the box with automatical generated settings provided by the vodafone web site, but I seem to have screwed it up trying to get working with a fixed IP address. Now the auto configure system from the vodafone website doesn't want to work either. I suspect a registry problem, but I don't know where to start. Can someone run through the settings they are working with so that I can configure it manually?

Cheers.

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Reply # 27059 25-Jan-2006 07:27
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Set it up manually the out going server needs to be smtp1.vodafone.net.nz and just use the incoming details for orcon

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Reply # 27076 25-Jan-2006 09:24
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First of all, are you able to connect to the Internet and use Pocket Internet Explorer?

I recommend you download VxUtil (free) and use it to check your K-Jam's IP configuration and PING known servers to confirm the Internet connection is functional.

Then worry about email...







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Reply # 27272 26-Jan-2006 20:07
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Thanks Frietasm,

When I try and install VxUtil (personal edition) my k-jam reports that it isn't a valid Pocket PC application. I double checked that it wasn't the VxUtil2 version.

Just to clarify that internet explorer works fine. The email program goes through the process of connectiong, opens closes but doesn't retrieve the e-mail that is there. But something just aint right !!

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Reply # 27307 27-Jan-2006 09:21
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Hmmm. Ok, so it's not exactly the problem described in the first post. If "Internet Explorer works" fine then you have no problem connecting to the Internet.

First, check with Orcon and make sure you can access their POP3 server from other networks. Some ISPs don't allow this, or charge for this. Xtra is one of them for example.

If they say "Yes, you can access", then you have to open the Option on the Messaging program and change the settings correctly. It could be a wrong user name, server name or password.

For password I suggest you use the on-screen keypad because the k-jam doesn't have numbers in the keyboard and if you use numbers in the password then entering these require presing the Function key - it may mix up the password entry.

As for the VxUtil - if it's a installer, run it on your PC, while the K-Jam is connected.







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Reply # 29169 23-Feb-2006 09:19
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Update... Still in Need of a bit of help
I can browse the internet, I can use mobile MSN & I can now send emails via vodafone. But I still can't receive email through Orcon (my ISP) using their POP3 settings POP3.Orcon.net.nz.

My current setup is :

VFNZ Cell Network connects on number www.vodafone.net.nz
Connection : vodafone
Modem : Cellular Line (GPRS)
Access Point : www.vodafone.net.nz
User name :
Password :
Domain :
Advanced : Use server-assigned IP address
Use server-assigned addresses

POP settings
E-mail address MyEmail@orcon.net.nz
User Information name : HarleyM
User Name : MyUserName
password : **********
save : ticked
Account type : POP3
Name: POP3
Incomming mail : POP3.orcon.net.nz
Outgoing mail : smtp1.vodafone.net.nz
Domain
Options/ connection : The Internet

Has anyone else tried to get Orcon mail via POP3 on a mobile device ?
My K-Jam reports that it is connecting, sending & then disconnects without retrieving mail which I know is there. Orcon support points me at Vodafone. Vodafone support points me at Orcon.

Is there anyone out there who can help ? Please !

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Reply # 29170 23-Feb-2006 09:25
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Visit mail2web.com (use the Advanced Login link) and enter these settings to retrieve your Orcon e-mail on a web interface. This test will tell you once and for all if Orcon allows other networks to access the pop3 server.

If it works then we look into the Pocket PC, if it doesn't then you have to talk to Orcon.




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