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LondonGal
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Has anyone successfully set up their btinternet email account on Iphone?

I have BT internet basic mail and I keep getting POP account verification failed error message when I try to setup my account.  Any assistance would be appreciated

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GeneralDisquiet
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Re: Has anyone successfully set up their btinternet email account on Iphone?

Sounds like you are entering your username  Londongal@btinternet.com or your password incorrectly.   Not sure what to suggest other than double check.  Can you log on to BT Yahoo webmail?

 

 

"To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it."
-- Michel de Montaigne, Essays, 1559

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LondonGal
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Re: Has anyone successfully set up their btinternet email account on Iphone?

Yes, I have entered the information correctly and I am able to get access via Safari but not when I try to set up email.  very annoying

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GeneralDisquiet
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Re: Has anyone successfully set up their btinternet email account on Iphone?

OK, step by step - my iPhone is set up as follows

 

Account ON

 

Name - My name

Address - myname@btinternet.com

Password - BT Yahoo password

Description - myname@btinternet.com

 

SMTP  - Yahoo! SMTP Server

 

If I remember correctly, when I first set it up, you have the choice to use a pre-configured Yahoo account (amongst several others) - I used that rather than trying to set it up manually.

 

Go to Add Account and try again with a Yahoo account if all else fails!

 

 

"To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it."
-- Michel de Montaigne, Essays, 1559

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martinfbrown
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Re: Has anyone successfully set up their btinternet email account on Iphone?

I don`t have an Iphone, but I have set up my BTyahoo mail okay on an android phone(LG Optimus one). I just set it up as i set up mail normally on my pc.

Martin

 

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roguck
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Re: Has anyone successfully set up their btinternet email account on Iphone?

 
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martinfbrown
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Re: Has anyone successfully set up their btinternet email account on Iphone?

Yes, I have. What do you need to know?

Martin

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Distinguished Sage
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Re: Has anyone successfully set up their btinternet email account on Iphone?

Have you noticed this last post is over a year old!

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