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sending mail via Outlook

By gunal1747 ·
I'm using Outlook 2000(Microsoft Office 2000)
Have entered e-mail accounts correctly(receiving mail OK).But cannot send,reply through outlook.
Any suggestions?

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re: sending through outlook

by ThumbsUp2 In reply to sending mail via Outlook

What happens when you try to send? Do you get an error message?

How are you connected to the internet?

Are you trying to relay email through your ISP using another email account, such as gmail or yahoo, as your "sending" account?

Don't give us your username or password information, but can you provide more detail about the account you're trying to use to SEND email?

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I'm pretty certain his outgoing SMTP server settings are wrong

by ManiacMan In reply to re: sending through outlo ...

Although his incoming POP3 setting are correct since he is able to get mail. This is a simple outlook mail profile fix as I'm sure something as simple as having to provide the proper credentials will correct the issue.

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Exactly.....but...

by ThumbsUp2 In reply to I'm pretty certain his ou ...

.... without knowing his setup, we can't tell him what to do. Especially when using gmail, msn, etc..., or even a different ISP account. Some ISP's won't let you relay through them. You have to set your SMTP settings to USE their SMTP server with different logon credentials than the POP3 credentials.

<edited: darned dislecsic spell checker!>

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thanks for comments

by gunal1747 In reply to Exactly.....but...

Was using gmail as default in outlook.The parameters were correct in the outlook account as depicted by gmail.When i changed the default mail service for the outgoing to the local mail server then the poroblem was solved.Thanks,everybody.

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