TalkTalk settings

Discussion in 'Broadband' started by John, Dec 17, 2004.

  1. John

    John Guest

    Hi,

    Trying to set up Talktalk broadband for a friend using a router (not their
    supplied modem). Can anyone advise me of the 'pop' mail settings for
    Talktalk ? so far I cannot find them on their website and tech support just
    don't answer the phone......

    Cheers,
    John
     
    John, Dec 17, 2004
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  2. John

    Guest Guest

    it is on the web site
    Setting up your Email
    As a TalkTalk Broadband customer we'll give you 5 free email addresses for
    free. To set-up your TalkTalk email addresses, please follow the following
    easy steps:

    a.. Click on the email registration link.
    b.. Enter your broadband user name and password. (your username is your
    landline telephone number @talktalk.net. e.g . Your
    password is detailed in the welcome letter that came with your broadband
    welcome pack. If you have forgotten your password - Please call our
    broadband support team on 0870 444 1820.
    c.. Go through the easy registration process to register your email
    addresses.
    If you wish to manage your TalkTalk email account using an email client such
    as Outlook or Outlook Express, you need to configure your email client using
    the following settings:

    Server type
    POP3

    Incoming
    mail.talktalk.net

    Outgoing
    smtp.talktalk.net


    Setting up your email on a PC
    If you are running Windows 98, Windows 2000 or Windows ME or Windows XP as
    your operating system, please follow the below instructions:

    1. On the Windows taskbar, click on Start, then go to Programs and
    select Outlook Express. This will start Outlook Express. If you are using
    Outlook Express for the first time, you will see the Internet Connection
    Wizard, please go to point 4. (If you are running Windows XP as your
    operating system: On the Windows taskbar, click on Start, then go to All
    Programs, then select Outlook Express. This will start Outlook Express.)

    2. In Outlook Express, on the menu bar, click on Tools, then click on
    Accounts. This will open up the Internet Account window.

    3. In Internet Account, click on the Add button, then click on Mail.
    This will open up the Internet Connection Wizard.

    4. On the first screen, type in your name, then click on Next.

    5. On the Internet E-mail address screen, type in your e-mail address
    (as provided to you), then click on Next.

    6. In the Internet E-mail Server Names screen, make sure that POP3 is
    selected.

    7. Under Incoming mail server, type in mail.talktalk.net

    8. Under Outgoing mail (SMTP) server, type in smtp.talktalk.net, then
    click on Next.

    9. In the Internet Mail Logon screen, next to Account name, type in
    your full email address.

    10. (Optional) Next to Password, type in your password, then click on
    Next. This will ensure that you don't have to re-type your password, every
    time you start Outlook Express.

    11. Click on Finish.

    12. Click on Close.

    13. Click on the Send/Receive button. This will download any emails that
    are in your mailbox.




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    Guest, Dec 17, 2004
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  3. John

    John Guest

    Thanks very much
     
    John, Dec 17, 2004
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  4. John

    Lurch Guest

    Not tried Google then? Try mail.talktalk.net
     
    Lurch, Dec 17, 2004
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