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Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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I'm iPhone 5, going to Cellular Data (no mobile data option) changing cellular data APN (again no mobile data) to 3internet but nothing doing re emails - not sending 😡
@Three_Bob any ideas?
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@SusanC, can you PM your details (number address and DOB) and I'll look into this for you. Can you also send me what internet provider you use and also the app that you're working through? 

Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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Hi mate,

it was me who sent the abuse, i thought they worked for three.

I just wanted a resolution and after 6 weeks with no email, I was hoping they would ring me to admonish and I could resolve it. My business has suffered.

20 + hours wasted with tech support.

Thanks for the solution.

Ill PM fiona and say sorry.

Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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I did all this yesterday and received a text yesterday at 12.50pm to say it was being investigated further and I'd be updated in 24 hours. I've heard nothing yet. Cannot reply to the text. I know if I call 1913 I will have to go through the whole rigmarole again. I've wasted too much time trying to get this resolved. The fix posted (by a customer) hasn't worked for me. Can this be followed up. This service just isn't good enough.
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Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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@Susan I think I've a 5 also at home. I'll switch sims and see if I can apply my fix using the 5's layout. Might be a day or two before I have any news but I'll let you know on this thread.
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Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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Thanks but please don't go to any trouble, Three should be sorting this. I've sent screen shots of my APN etc
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Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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@Three_ Karen; @Three_Bob; @Three_Fiona

 

Please see attached Screenshot received at 12.49pm on Wednesday from your "tech team" following reference from here - "we'll update you in the next 24 hours". Its 9am on Friday, I have heard nothing, cannot reply to the text and have heard nothing from message posted here yesterday. It's curious that the tab of this thread says *solved*. Er, no. 

This service is just not good enough. In fact, it's crap. I've been told that the constant requesting of name/DOB/ etc etc (which I've supplied more than once) is just a delaying tactic.  This would certainly appear to be the case. I presume a text to say "we'll update you" is more of the same.

I refuse to ring 1913 to have to go through the whole issue again, and if I had to do that it's pretty likely I'll end up shouting at someone.  It's now over 2 weeks since I posted on this forum (having had the issue for well over a week before that).

So, when I get in from work later I will be posting to Facebook and Twitter regarding the service (or rather lack of) and also contacting Comreg with regard to lack of 1) service and 2) response. 

 

I used to champion Three regarding price and service etc but recently cancelled our Broadband, cancelled my monthly billpay (due to your breach of contract re. pricing) and it looks like will now be cancelling my SIM only. Way to go to treat a customer of over 10 years.

 

 

Susan

 

 

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Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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@Susan

Just to clear up one item in your comments.
It was myself who changed the status of the thread to 'Solved'. I assume because I was the one to create the thread, I had the power to change it which I duly did because of the fact I was able to send emails again. I don't think I have an option to reverse this action unfortunately but as promised, will play with 5 settings over the weekend.
With you 100% on the service though.

Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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Thanks @DJK29, still no response from any Three representative on this forum. Received another text though - this time saying I would be updated in two working days! I was cross so called 1913 (even though I said I wouldn't) and while the guy who spoke to me made sympathetic noises he obviously couldn't do anything 😡😡
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Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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Hi SusanC, this is still being worked on at the moment. We'll update you as soon as this is resolved. 

Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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Mail error appearing again today? Cannot send mails again. Server not responding. Very frustrating
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Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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@gerry. Just tried to send an email and no error thrown. Sent folder shows mail has gone.
Kill your wifi connection on the phone, try putting the old setting, go back out and then input new settings again and finally do a shutdown/ restart of the phone. That's all I can suggest trying.

Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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That worked

Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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@SusanC  Black smoke I'm afraid. Tried using the daughters 5C over the weekend but had to use my own SIM in order to get into the Mobile data options. Couldn't even get the phones cover off it was that tight. Tried prizing it off but I can see the glass is beginning to come away so I had to bail out in case I'd damage the phone. Can't proceed any further here to help you. Suggest on e of the 3mods could see if they have a '5' hanging around the office and see if they can get some closure on this.

 

Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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Thanks for trying anyway @DJK29, appreciate it. I tinkered with it over w/end but nothing doing. And, just now, another text from Three basically saying exact same as last one and kicking it on for another 2 days 😡
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Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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Had to call 1913 again after still no response - received a text with a 'fix' unfortunately whoever sent it hadn't looked at the screenshots I'd sent as I don't seem to have half the options they've referred to. The fix came by text - which I can't reply to. I had to hold for nearly 30 mins for 1913 this morning, not doing that again. Have sent screenshots of the 'fix' to Three Care on Twitter. It should not be this bloody difficult to get a fix for this. Joke.
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Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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I'm also having this problem and have been having it for the past 2 months at least.

I Can’t send emails from iPhone or iPad unless I am on my 3 mobile wifi. When I send an email I get message “ Cannot send mail. A copy has been placed in your outbox. The recipient xxxx was rejected by the server because it does not allow relaying”. This happens when I send from an eircom.net email account, or a gmail account. The settings are as follows: Incoming Mail server = webmail.eircom.net ; the Outgoing Mail server is SMTP = smtp.o2.ie. Use SSL is ON. Server Port = 995. I have tried deleting the account and it makes no difference. Can someone please help? I have tried Three’s Online Chat etc but they have not been able to resolve it. 

I've tried my best to be patient with Three's online Chat, phone support but it sounded like no-one knew how to fix this. I completely concur with the frustrations of everyone involved in this thread. I can't believe that a telecoms company who provide data services cannot resolve this. How can Three leave customers unable to send emails in this day and age???

Is there someone out there who has a resolution to this issue?

 

Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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Hi hyacinth, can you PM me your full name, number, address and date of birth so I can access your account and see what's been doneon chat and in our call centre? Martin. 

Re: Outgoing web mail server issue with iPhone 7 plus

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Hi Martin, what does PM mean? I presume 'personal message '? Can I send u the details you require to this email address ? Also I tried the solution mentioned in the thread i.e. Changing Apn to 3internet but no joy. Thanks for your offer to help
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