All email goes to the other account.

  [DELETED] 22:09 26 Nov 2003

A friend has set up his OE with 2 different accounts, both using same user name and password for the same isp account. His daughter, who has one of the accounts can send and receive email with no problems. HE can only send; all his incoming mail goes to his daughter's account instead of his. The only thing he can receive is messages about updates, etc. His isp is Tiscali and his OS is XP.
I'm sure I've read a similar problem and solution in this forum but I can't track it down.

  [DELETED] 22:20 26 Nov 2003

I use Blueyonder and I have to use 2 different accounts on my main account i.e.

Main account


2nd account


  [DELETED] 22:25 26 Nov 2003

Yes, that's the same as my friend is doing; but in his case although abcd1234 and abcd1234_2
can send emails, all the incoming mails go to
abcd1234_2, even when they are addressed to abcd1234.

  [DELETED] 22:37 26 Nov 2003

The only guaranteed way is to have account 1 as follows:

[email protected] etc and

[email protected] etc

that way you definitely have 2 email accounts as opposed to one account with 2 addressees.

  [DELETED] 22:47 26 Nov 2003

Are the accounts in seperate identities?

This is the set up click here

Then do the 2nd account in a seperate Identity with account name 2 in the same way.

  [DELETED] 23:03 26 Nov 2003

I think I explained it badly at the start. He has a single subscription to tiscali; he and his daughter have different accounts "Dad Bloggs" and "Daughter Bloggs" on this subscription. They each use the same user name and password. He can send emails - from "Dad Bloggs", so too can his daughter - from "Daughter Bloggs", but all the incoming mail addressed to Dad Bloggs is delivered to Daughter Bloggs.

  [DELETED] 23:15 26 Nov 2003

Open OE

Tools menu / accounts / mail

you should have the two accounts

select his and then propertys

on the general tab under mail account it should have something like: (DAD) "default account"

Repeat the prosess and it should be something like: (Daughter)

If both are the same that is most likely the problem.

  beeuuem 23:34 26 Nov 2003

It isn't quite clear (to me) if the seperate mail accounts have been set up with Tiscali click here

As you say that they use the same user name and password it suggests that there is only one mailbox.

  [DELETED] 23:49 26 Nov 2003

I can't for the life of me see how you can have two accounts with the same name and password. If they've got the same user name then they must be the same account.

How can an email addressed to "[email protected]" go to other than one single mailbox??

  beeuuem 23:53 26 Nov 2003

That was what I was trying to say :-)

  [DELETED] 00:07 27 Nov 2003

I realised - but thought emphasising it mght be a good idea!!

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