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

20 posts


Topic # 6425 25-Jan-2006 01:57
Send private message

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?


Create new topic
19282 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2600
Inactive user

Reply # 27059 25-Jan-2006 07:27
Send private message

Set it up manually the out going server needs to be and just use the incoming details for orcon

BDFL - Memuneh
60012 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11112

Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 27076 25-Jan-2006 09:24
Send private message

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...


Try Wrike: fast, easy, and efficient project collaboration software

20 posts


Reply # 27272 26-Jan-2006 20:07
Send private message

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 !!

BDFL - Memuneh
60012 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11112

Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 27307 27-Jan-2006 09:21
Send private message

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.

20 posts


Reply # 29169 23-Feb-2006 09:19
Send private message

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

My current setup is :

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

POP settings
E-mail address
User Information name : HarleyM
User Name : MyUserName
password : **********
save : ticked
Account type : POP3
Name: POP3
Incomming mail :
Outgoing mail :
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 !

BDFL - Memuneh
60012 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11112

Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 29170 23-Feb-2006 09:25
Send private message

Visit (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.

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

TCF and Telcos Toughen Up on Scam Callers
Posted 23-Apr-2018 09:39

Amazon launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
Posted 19-Apr-2018 08:38

Spark New Zealand and TVNZ to bring coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019
Posted 16-Apr-2018 06:55

How Google can seize Microsoft Office crown
Posted 14-Apr-2018 11:08

How back office transformation drives IRD efficiency
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:15

iPod laws in a smartphone world: will we ever get copyright right?
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:13

Lightbox service using big data and analytics to learn more about customers
Posted 9-Apr-2018 12:11

111 mobile caller location extended to iOS
Posted 6-Apr-2018 13:50

Huawei announces the HUAWEI P20 series
Posted 29-Mar-2018 11:41

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report shows increased endpoint technology risks
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:29

Spark switches on long-range IoT network across New Zealand
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:22

Stuff Pix enters streaming video market
Posted 21-Mar-2018 09:18

Windows no longer Microsoft’s main focus
Posted 13-Mar-2018 07:47

Why phone makers are obsessed with cameras
Posted 11-Mar-2018 12:25

New Zealand Adopts International Open Data Charter
Posted 3-Mar-2018 12:48

Geekzone Live »

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

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.