Can't receive emails - new account setup

  spot the braincell 15:22 01 Nov 2006

Hello, I have just setup a new email account and can send ok, but I'm not receiving any. When I click send/receive it doesn't error but I still don't receive any of the test emails I send. I'm using MS Outlook and Win XP.

  birdface 16:31 01 Nov 2006

If its outlook express, Try tools options,And make sure you click make this my default mail handler.

  birdface 16:35 01 Nov 2006

Try.Right click bottom taskbar, Properties, Start Menu, Customise, Make sure E-Mail Square is ticked, And your e-mail provider is in the drop down box beside it.

  spot the braincell 17:13 01 Nov 2006

Hi Buteman, I'm using MS Outlook and already sending and receiving emails with another email account ok. The problem is just with a new email account I'm using which sends emails ok but hasn't received any yet.
When I go to Tools->Email Accounts and click 'test the account settings' it comes back ok

  birdface 19:21 01 Nov 2006

Well I Use Incredimail and outlook express,Can only use one as default mail server,That is if I use the same e-mail Address, I Also have A Hotmail Address which will send and recieve e-mails, I take it you have two different e-mail address's But only one working.Begining to confuse myself here, But hope you understand.

  birdface 19:24 01 Nov 2006

What I was trying to say, Was that you cannot run two e-mails with the one e-mail address.

  birdface 19:26 01 Nov 2006

What we need on here is someone else that knows how to operate MS Outlook.

  Miros 19:32 01 Nov 2006

I use four e-maill address's with only one ISP. I don't uderstand your post. Example I have hotmail, eircom, oceanfree, and an AOl address which is also the provider, my ISP.

  birdface 19:44 01 Nov 2006

Ok,Sorry I may be wrong here, But How many different e-mail addresses do you have.

  birdface 19:52 01 Nov 2006

Sorry Miros if I am wrong,I run Outlook Express and Incredimail With One e=mail Address, But can only use one ,If I want to use the other one I have to make it my default mail handler,You can not run two at the same time,As far as I know, And thats not a lot.

  spot the braincell 19:54 01 Nov 2006

I have one email address with one domain and have another email address with another domain. Using MS Outlook I can send and receive emails with one but with the 2nd email address I can only send emails.

I have just had returned email messages for all the emails I tried to send to this address. The error reads 'SMTP error from remote mailer after RCPT' etc

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