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Apple devices and BT yahoo mail

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I have an iPhone and and iPad which I have set up to receive mail from my Btinternet.com account.  I can receive and read them OK but cannot REPLY or FORWARD those messages.

 

At the moment I have to do a tedious cut and paste into my iCloud account to reply.

 

Is there a solution to this as I have heard that some mail providers do not allow message handling in this way? 

 

Is Yahoo one of them?

 

M

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I just replied to another thread about a Ipad, asking what type of account is setup.

My answers may help.

 

http://community.bt.com/t5/Other-BB-Queries/Spam-messages-and-the-ipad/m-p/740174#M40747

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Hi Keith,

 

Tryed that reconfiguration which torpedoed the account on my outlook. Have reverted to POP there as the server kept refusing my password.

 

Will continue to try to manually configure the A/C on the iPhone.

 

M

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I am not sure how to configure Outlook for IMAP as I use Thunderbird, which I believe also has a MAC version.

Using Thunderbird e-mail client

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Hi

The issue is with Yahoo not Outlook which I use for other IMAP accounts.  The mail server refuses the password login, but accepts it for the POP configuration.

 

 

M

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@MarkCheshire wrote:

Hi

The issue is with Yahoo not Outlook which I use for other IMAP accounts.  The mail server refuses the password login, but accepts it for the POP configuration.

 

 

M


 

If you look at the settings that I use for Thunderbird, it may give you a clue. Sometimes it can simply be a port or authentication issue.

 

AndyN is our forum  expert on e-mail, so he may appear later and offer more advice.

 

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@MarkCheshire wrote:

Hi

The issue is with Yahoo not Outlook which I use for other IMAP accounts.  The mail server refuses the password login, but accepts it for the POP configuration.

 

 

M


Sounds like your SMTP configuration isn't right. 

 

Which server, port and SSL configuration are you using ?

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Hi Ian

 

I am using mail.btinternet.com on port 25 with no encryption.  No SSL required.

 

Any help

M

 

 

PS after a long struggle I have got my Outlook running again - password AND security details corrupted at their end!!

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So you're sorted now ?

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NO Just my PC!  The apple devices are still not sending  replys or forwards.

 

M

 

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