going broadband- keeping old e-mail address

  pellim 19:31 28 Oct 2004

Is Barmoor reading this? I don't know how to configure Outlook Express so as to keep my current e-mail address. I have Windows XP.
I'be grateful for your help.

  Smegs 19:35 28 Oct 2004

If you are staying with the same ISP, then you don't have to change anything.

  Forum Editor 19:58 28 Oct 2004

everything will work just as before, provided you are not changing your ISP. If you are, then you'll need to amend your mail account settings with the details of your new ISP's smtp server - as you're keeping your existing POP3 mail address all the other settings will stay the same.

  Smegs 21:29 28 Oct 2004


Hadn't seen you about for a while. Thought you'd done a runner.

  pellim 00:30 29 Oct 2004

Thanks folks for the help.Yes - I am of course going to use a different ISP, hence my query. I note what you say and hope I get it right!

  olyman 13:58 12 Nov 2004

I didn't know you could use the address from a previous ISP. Aern't you using their server then

  Graham ® 14:02 12 Nov 2004

If you are changing ISP you will not be able to use your existing email address.

  olyman 18:30 12 Nov 2004

That's what I thought. Can Forum Editor explain?

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