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Re: Icedove setting

On Wed, 18 Apr 2012 00:20:32 +0800, lina wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 9:46 PM, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:


>>> I noticed the google use 465 as SMTP port.
>> Every e-mail provider can use a different combo for authentication/
>> configuration/port but you have to stick to what Outlook Live service
>> needs. I mean, what Gmail needs it cannot work for Yahoo! or Hotmail
>> or...
> Hi,
> (Nice seeing your reply, shake hands, virtual though.)

> Have you noticed that in icedove --> Edit --> Account Settings
> At the bottom of the left column, there is one item calls: Outgoing
> Server (SMTP),
> click it, there is an option to choose the default outgoing server
> settings. I chose google one as default.

Yes, I know you can have multiple outgoing servers configured (in fact, I 
do have a bunch) but there are some e-mail providers that will reject 
sending e-mails which don't come from their own address (@example.com) 
and you still don't have your Outlook Live setup correctly ;-)

>> Set Up Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0 for Your E-Mail Account
>> http://help.outlook.com/en-us/140/ee958689.aspx
> Yes, I followed exactly with minor tweak in port.

No "minor tweaks" my lady ;-), you have to configure the smtp server as 
they say, which means you have to search for the proper "smtp settings" 
as the video at the bottom explains ("How do I find the server 

If you are convinced you're using the right data for the smtp server and 
still getting an error, try to setup the same account from another e-mail 
client (better from an outlookized machine to discard a windowsity 
anomaly) and see how it goes. Should this neither works, I would contact 
the Outlook Live assistance/technical support service and explain your 



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