Email

How do I change flymail to the way it looked before?

To revert your flymail browsing experience to the former visuals, type  http://old.flymail.web.ca/ into the URL of your browser.

Why do I keep downloading the same emails over and over?

If you find you are never downloading all of the intended emails when you POP your account, this normally means one of two things:

When downloading my emails they get stuck at a certain percentage, what can I do?

If you are downloading your e-mail and it gets stuck before completing the download, 9 times out of 10 you have a really big email waiting for you and your email client gives up after a certain allocated time. This setting can be increased from the time out rate of 30 seconds to 5 minutes in Outlook Express.

What does this Outlook Error Notifications and Code mean?

You may from time to time experience rather cryptic error messages when attempting to send or receive email when using Outlook. Below are some of the most common and a link to the Microsoft Help and Support site to further assist you.

How do I configure Thunderbird to check my email?

In thunderbird click on

  • Tools
  • Account Settings
  • 'Add Account'

Select the 'Email account' radio button, then click Next

On the Identity panel

Click Next

On the Server Information panel

  • Select the POP radio button
  • Enter your mail server (mail.yourdomain.ext)

Click Next

On the User Names panel

How do I configure Outlook Express to check my email?

These instructions are based on Outlook Express 6.0, but also apply to previous versions.

What are message headers and how can I display them?

Every e-mail message is made up of its body (the message) and its headers. The headers are initially generated by the software that is used to write the message (e.g. Eudora, Outlook, etc.), and each machine that handles the mail will usually add its own headers in addition.

Message headers are often essential to determine why your mail isn't working; or to enable us to block spam, and we may ask you to send them to us.

How do I get them?

Thunderbird and Mozilla Mail

Why can I receive Email but not send any?

Normally when you can receive mail but cannot send any, the problem lies somewhere between your computer and your ISP.

We now provide SMTP service for web.net email users. Please see here for more information.

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