Windows Live Mail cannot connect

  tardis100 22:47 31 Aug 2010

I'm having trouble setting up my email connection in Windows 7 using Windows Live Mail. (what a curse losing Outlook Express) I have just bought a new computer and my main email address is working fine it's a broadband ADSL connection [email protected] - but I have a 2nd email address which is [email protected]. I can receive into it but cannot send - anyone have any ideas please?

  Sea Urchin 23:19 31 Aug 2010

On your onetel address the POP3 server should be onetel, but your outgoing (SMTP) server must be the same as

  tardis100 23:33 31 Aug 2010

Thanks Sea Urchin I tried that changed the SMTP to the bt setting but emails still wont go. any other suggestions please?

  Sea Urchin 12:02 01 Sep 2010

The reason that your onetel mail is not being sent is because your outgoing settings are still wrong. Check very carefully

The settings for your btinternet should be:

Incoming (POP3)

Outgoing (SMTP)

The outgoing server requires authentication so tick the box at the bottom of the server window.

The settings for onetel should be:

Incoming (POP3)

Outgoing (SMTP)

Also the outgoing mail server requires authentication, so again tick the box.

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