Sending emails from abroad

  [email protected] 10:40 29 Apr 2009
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Going on holiday and taking my netbook as one of the local bars has free wi-fi.Can i send and recieve emails from my UK provider [Virgin] or will I have to alter any settings in my outlook express mail account?

  oldbeefer2 10:52 29 Apr 2009

You'll have to use something like Gmail or Hotmail with a new account. I use gmail from choice.

  [email protected] 11:12 29 Apr 2009

Thanks for your reply.I will look into that

  jja244 11:36 29 Apr 2009

Or try this click here

  GANDALF <|:-)> 11:42 29 Apr 2009

You should be able to log into webmail and save a lot of faffing about. click here

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  [email protected] 13:03 29 Apr 2009

Have gone with Gmail.thanks to everyone with their suggestions

  keef66 14:56 29 Apr 2009

I access my virgin media email when I'm travelling by doing as GANDALF <|:-)> suggests and logging into webmail. I can confirm it's faff free. No need to set up any new acounts or mess with settings.

Log onto click here and click on the Mail icon. Enter your user name (which is your email address) and your password and off you go.

  interzone55 15:35 29 Apr 2009

Very soon your Virgin Mail will transfer over to Google Mail anyway...

  keef66 15:38 29 Apr 2009

This is true. But at least I'll only have one account to worry about

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