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Master Geek
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Topic # 198939 28-Jul-2016 23:26
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a family member who live is Australia who has a iphone with Vodafone AU and iinet as home internet


when they log in to check there gmail emails on iphone email


the login history in gmail says it connected from a telstra ip adress ( they not using a hot spot or fee wifi etc )


but when they use the gmail app it come up as a Vodafone au or iinet ip address


they change the password a number of times




is this normal






Authorized Application ( details


"name: iPhone Mail"
"os: iOS"
"os-version: 8.4.1 (12H321)"
"version: 12H321"
OAuth Domain Name:
Manage Account Access




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  Reply # 1600409 28-Jul-2016 23:51
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I would double check as it is likely they are connecting to Wi-Fi hotspot service: 

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  Reply # 1600413 29-Jul-2016 00:14
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you could be right


but i wonder why a vodafone au  iphone can connect to a telstra hot spot

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  Reply # 1600606 29-Jul-2016 10:27
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get them to type "whats my ip" into google and write down the result,


if the numbers match what is showing in google's log in history, then its simply a case of the ownership record on the IP address being out of date (or just plain wrong)

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